Startech, a leading manufacturer of connectors, cables and cards (often hard to find parts) has announced a new USB 3.0 Laptop Docking Station, which enables you to use 2 of the three video outputs either HDMI and DVI-D or HDMI and VGA, whilst offering the option to increase the amount of outputs on your laptop including a gigabit lan port, speaker and microphone jacks as well as a USB 3 hub.
The dock connects to your current laptop or device by means of a USB 3 cable, so for it to function a USB 3 port will be required on the laptop or you wish to connect to it also requires mains power.
Carey Cline, Senior Product Manager for Startech.com's Laptop Accessories line had this to say regarding the launch:
"This latest universal docking station significantly expands the functionality and connectivity of a desktop-stationed laptop or UltraBook, while taking advantage of the latest connectivity technologies".
"Our laptop docks make it much easier for users to connect their laptop to the peripheral devices they need, without the disruption of having to connect multiple cables".
Features of the Dock Include :
Dual display connectivity: HDMI and DVI-D or HDMI and VGA
Supports HD resolutions on both connected displays
Additional USB 3.0 hub ports
10/100/1000 Mbps compatible RJ45 Ethernet port
Speaker and Microphone support via 3.5mm stereo mini-jacks
Supports the Windows® Aero® interface
Kensington Security Slot
The RRP for the dock is £172.79 including VAT however when stock arrives at CCL that price may yet change.