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New Hybrid Docking Station Provides Universal Laptop Compatibility with 100W Power Delivery

October 06, 2020

New 100W Universal Hybrid Docking Station

Lockbourne, OH - October 6, 2020 - StarTech.com, the leading manufacturer of hard-to-find connectivity accessories for IT Professionals, has introduced a new universal docking solution for organizations using a wide a mix of laptops. The new Hybrid Universal Laptop Docking Station with 100W Power Delivery () helps ease the transition from USB-A to USB-C and simplifies mixed deployments of USB-A and USB-C laptops across an organization. Backed by leading industry certifications, this new docking station offers universal compatibility and higher power delivery to accommodate the needs of diverse laptop users who require more charging power. Its flexibility makes this new dock the perfect solution for large organization rollouts, shared workstations, home office and CYOD (choose your own device) environments.

An easy choice for offices transitioning to the latest devices, this dock allows USB-C users to experience the full power and capabilities of Type-C while providing compatibility with older USB-A laptops. Taking universal compatibility one step further, this new dock is compatible with a range of operating systems including macOS, Windows®, Chrome OS™, Linux, and Android.

This docking station also offers the connections and flexibility employees require. Flexible monitor configurations allow users to connect to dual 4K DisplayPort monitors, or dual 4K HDMI monitors, one of each, or a single 5K DisplayPort monitor. Employees can use this docking station to create a custom high-resolution workstation that helps increase productivity. It also features VESA pattern mounting holes for flexible installation and provides the ability to secure optional add-on mounting brackets to mount the docking station on monitors or under desks, keeping it secured and out of sight.

“StarTech.com continues to focus on solutions that simplify connectivity for IT professionals,” explains Carey Cline, Senior Product Manager at StarTech.com. “Our latest docking station provides a one-size-fits-all solution for IT buyers looking to standardize and deploy a single docking station across their organization. It offers easy deployment and installation right out of the box thanks to the USB-C/USB-A combo cable and wide OS compatibility. We’ve designed this docking station with broad compatibility options and 100W power delivery to provide a future-proof solution for organizations transitioning from USB-A to USB-C. It will enable a wide range of workstation configurations that not only enhance employee productivity, but also keeps today’s most power-hungry laptops charged.”

Key Features of Hybrid Universal Laptop Docking Station with 100W Power Delivery ():

  • Support for dual UHD 4K resolutions via dual 4K DisplayPort up to 4096 x 2160p @ 60Hz, dual 4K HDMI up to 4096 x 2160p @ 60Hz, or 1x 4K DP + 1x 4K HDMI display @ 60Hz
  • Power ON/OFF button to conserve energy when not in use
  • Includes 1m USB combo cable (USB-C with attached USB-A adapter) for easy set-up and a more convenient position and connection of dock to laptop.
  • USB-C dock is fully USB-IF certified to meet top industry standards for USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB Type-C and Power Delivery, and VESA DisplayPort and DisplayLink certified to ensure optimal video connections
  • Multiple USB ports for connecting different devices - 3x USB-A and 1x USB-C
  • Convenient fast-charging ports for both USB-C and USB-A mobile devices and smartphones
  • macOS, Windows®, Chrome OS™, Linux, and Android compatible
  • Compatible with USB-C DP Alt Mode devices
  • Mounting holes for optional use with docking station mounts SSPMSUDWM and SSPMSVESA, ideal for use in space-constrained workstations (bracket not included)
  • Security lock slot for greater protection of office laptop
  • Power your laptop with 100W Power Delivery using a USB-C power adapter
  • Gigabit ethernet (RJ45) port supporting PXE Boot and Wake in LAN (WoL)

The new Hybrid Universal Laptop Docking Station with 100W Power Delivery will be available at CDW, Amazon.com, Newegg.com, PC Connection, and Insight and will be distributed by Ingram Micro, SYNNEX, Tech Data, D&H and ASI.


About StarTech.com

StarTech.com is an ISO9001:2015 registered manufacturer of hard-to find connectivity parts including A/V products, computer parts, cables and server management solutions. Founded in 1985, StarTech.com has locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Europe, Japan and Australia, servicing a worldwide market.

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