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Dual-4K Docking Station with 6 x USB C / USB 3.0 Ports

Laptop Docking Station | For Windows® |DisplayPort & HDMI | 4K 60 Hz

Product ID: DK30A2DH

  • Connect your Windows laptop to dual-4K 60Hz monitors (2x DisplayPort, 2x HDMI, HDMI + DP)
  • DisplayLink certified DL 6950 chipset supports both USB-C and USB-A port equipped PC laptops
  • Connect more USB devices with 6 x USB 3.0 (Type-A) ports
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  • Add wired network connectivity with the Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port
  • Multiple audio connections with separate 3.5 mm headphone and mic input audio jack ports
281,99 € EUR
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Overview

This dual-4K docking station offers wide flexibility in setting up your workstation, working with both USB-C and USB-A port laptops and supporting multiple combinations of Ultra HD 4K DisplayPort and HDMI monitors.  

Enhance Productivity with Dual-4K 60Hz Video 

Ideal for highly detailed graphics applications, this dual-4K 60Hz docking station enhances your productivity by expanding the display capabilities of your laptop across two Ultra HD 4K monitors. The laptop docking station works with DisplayLink® to support high-resolution monitors, enabling two full 4K 60Hz displays from a single USB connection. 

With the dual-4K dock, connect: 

  • 2x 4K DisplayPort displays (up to 4096 x 2160p @ 60Hz) 
  • 2x 4K HDMI displays (up to 4096 x 2160p @ 60Hz) 
  • 1x 4K DisplayPort + 4K HDMI displays (up to 4096 x 2160p @ 60Hz) 

Connects to USB-C and USB-A Laptops 

The USB 3.0 docking station supports USB-C and USB-A enabled Windows laptops. This means you can connect newer USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 laptops or extend the life of legacy USB 3.0 (Type-A) laptops.  

All the Connections You Need 

This USB-A & USB-C dock lets you transform your Windows laptop into a full workstation with six USB 3.0 (Type-A) ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, and separate 3.5 mm audio and microphone ports for multiple audio connections, all, using a single cable. 

To add laptop charging support for USB-C-equipped laptops, simply add the StarTech.com HB30C1A1CPD* USB to USB-C adapter

DK30A2DH is backed by a StarTech.com 3-year warranty and free lifetime technical support. 

*Note: USB-C type power adapter is required in conjunction with the HB30C1A1CPD to charge a USB-C laptop. 

Applications

Perfect for Windows laptops in business, government, finance, and sales environments

Ideal for working with graphics or data-intensive applications on your laptop

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 3 Years
Hardware
4K Support Yes
Bus Type USB-C
USB 3.0
Chipset ID DisplayLink - DL-6950
VIA/VLI - VL813
Displays Supported 2
Fast-Charge Port(s) Yes
Industry Standards USB Battery Charging Specification Rev. 1.2
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
USB 3.0 - Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
Performance
Auto MDIX Yes
Compatible Networks 10/100/1000 Mbps
Full Duplex Support Yes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps (USB 3.0)
2 Gbps (Ethernet; Full-Duplex)
Maximum Digital Resolutions Single display - DisplayPort - 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz
Single Display - HDMI - 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz
Dual displays - DisplayPort and HDMI - 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz / 3840 x 2160 @ 60Hz
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 2 - DisplayPort Female
2 - HDMI Female
1 - USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.0 Female
1 - Ethernet Gigabit Female
6 - 9 pin USB 3.0 A Female
1 - 3.5 mm Audio
1 - Microphone Jack
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
macOS 10.11 to 10.13.3
Special Notes / Requirements
Note USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1; this connectivity standard offers speeds up to 5Gbps.
A USB-C to USB-C cable and a USB-C to USB-A cable are included.
4K resolution is supported on both video ports. A 4K-capable DisplayPort or HDMI display is required to achieve 4Kx2K resolution
Extended displays are currently only supported with DisplayLink-based products on macOS 10.11 to 10.13.3. This may change in future versions.
System and Cable Requirements A host laptop with an available USB-C port or a USB-A port.
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Power
Power
Center Tip Polarity Positive
Input Current 1 A
Input Voltage 100 ~ 240 AC
Output Current 2 A
Output Voltage 20V DC
Plug Type N
Power Consumption (In Watts) 40W
Power Source AC Adapter Included
Environmental
Humidity 10~90% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Cable Length 152.4 mm [6 in]
Color Black & Silver
Enclosure Type Aluminum and Plastic
Product Height 28 mm [1.1 in]
Product Length 226 mm [8.9 in]
Product Weight 301 g [10.6 oz]
Product Width 87 mm [3.4 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 851 g [30 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - docking station
1 - 1 m USB-C to USB-A cable
1 - 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable
1 - universal power adapter (NA/JP, UK, EU, ANZ)
1 - quick-start guide

Compatibility

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Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
macOS 10.11 to 10.13.3

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

No, you cannot use this docking station to charge a connected laptop computer.

To see a list of laptop docking stations that can charge a connected laptop, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/faq/laptop-docking-stations-will-charge-laptop.

Installation

Note: Do not physically connect the USB laptop docking station to your computer until you are instructed to (Step 6).

  1. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech.com website (http://www.startech.com/Support). You can find the part number and product ID on the product’s packaging.

    Note: Windows will typically save the files to the Downloads folder associated with your user account (for example, C:\Users\your_name\Downloads).
     
  2. Once the download is complete, extract the files from the zip folder. Right-click the DisplayLink.zip or DisplayLinkDock.zip file, select Extract All and follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Select the appropriate folder for your operating system.
  4. Right-click Setup.exe. 
  5. Click Run as Administrator.

    Note: If the Run as Administrator option is not available, you may be attempting to run the installer from within the zipped file. Please extract the files using the instructions in Step 2.
     
  6. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the device drivers and software. Restart the computer either when prompted, or when the installer disappears.
  7. Connect any video cables from your display(s) to the video port(s) on the docking station. 
  8. Once Windows has restarted, connect the docking station to your computer.
  9. Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation.

Note: Installation may take several seconds to complete. During the installation your display might flicker. This is normal.  Once the installation is complete you will see your Windows desktop extended to the additional monitor(s).

Troubleshooting

When you troubleshoot issues with a laptop docking station, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:

  • Video cables

  • Video source

  • Video destination

  • Laptop Docking Station

  • USB peripherals

  • Ethernet Connection

To test your setup components, try the following:

  • Use the video cables, video source, video destination, laptop docking station, USB peripherals, and Ethernet connection in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

  • Use a different video cable, video source, video destination, laptop docking station, USB peripherals, and Ethernet connection setup to see if the problem persists. Ideally, you should test a component that you know works in another setup.

When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:

  • Test each cable individually.

  • Use short cables when you are testing.

When you test the video cables, video source, video destination, and laptop docking station it is recommended that you do the following:

  1. Press the Windows key + R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter to open Device Manager.

  2. If you do not see the USB video adapter in Device Manager, refer to the following FAQ: https://www.startech.com/support/faqs/technical-support?topic=expansion-cards#usb-cannot-detect-windows.

  3. If the device is listed with an error, reinstall the drivers following the instructions on the website.

  4. Check to see if your video card drivers are current. You can check what video card you have in Device Manager under Display adapters. It is recommended that you go directly to the video card manufacturer's website to check for the latest drivers.

  5. Check to see if the monitor is being detected by Windows.

For more information about testing the USB peripherals and the laptop docking station, visit www.startech.com/faq/usb_hubs_general_troubleshooting.

When you test Ethernet and the laptop docking station, refer to the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/network_adapters_general_troubleshooting.

When you test sound and the laptop docking station, refer to the following FAQ: http://www.startech.com/faq/sound_cards_general_troubleshooting.

If hardware acceleration is enabled on any of your software applications, it can result in poor resource management and limit the performance of your video device. If you experience this problem, you should disable hardware acceleration in the program(s) that were impacted. 

To disable hardware acceleration in common applications and operating systems, complete one of the following series of steps, depending on what software application(s) or operating system that you are running.

Internet Explorer 9 and later

Note: Earlier versions of Internet Explorer do not use hardware acceleration.

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Click Network and Internet.
  4. Click Internet Options.
  5. Click the Advanced tab.
  6. Browse to the Accelerated graphics screen.
  7. Select the Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering check box.
  8. Click Apply.
  9. Restart your computer.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Press the Alt key.
  3. Click Tools and Options.
  4. Click the Advanced icon.
  5. Click the General tab.
  6. Under Browsing, clear the Use hardware acceleration when available check box.
  7. Click the OK button.
  8. Restart your web browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Click the Options icon (it has three horizontal lines on it).
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Show advanced settings.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and clear the Use hardware acceleration when available check box.
  6. Restart your web browser.

Microsoft Office 2013 / 2010

  1. Open any program in Microsoft Office (for example, Microsoft Word).
  2. Click the File tab.
  3. In the menu on the left side of the screen, click Options.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. Under Display, select the Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box.
  6. Close and restart all of the Microsoft Office programs that you had open.

Windows 10 / 8

  1. Press the Windows key +X.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Personalization.
  4. Select a high-contrast theme.

Windows 7 / Vista 

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Personalization.
  4. Select a non-Aero theme. Ideally, you should select a basic and high-contrast theme.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Open the Control Panel.
  3. Select Display.
  4. Click the Settings tab.
  5. Click Advanced.
  6. Click the Troubleshooting tab.
  7. Move the Hardware Acceleration slider to None.
  8. Restart your computer.