Released September, 2009
The Pros:Auto-launch comes up very quickly after plugging in the USB. Installation of software is quick and easy. Works with a wide variety of laptops, keyboards and other peripherals.
The Cons:Included software is not compatible with Windows 7. Dock doesn't have an Ethernet port, forces you to rely on wireless. Configuring the screen size is inconsistent depending on the screen itself.
The Kensington K33930US is a universal docking station released by Kensington in mid 2009 for both Windows and Macintosh computers. It is compatible with all major brands of notebooks — including Acer, Asus, Compaq, Dell, Intel MacBook, etc.
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— and allows a user to connect a multiple of peripherals to their desktop via just one simple USB cable. It in fact includes five USB slots, two external speakers ports, one 101/00 Ethernet port, and a DVI interface; a DVI-to-VGA cable is included for connecting a VGA monitor instead. With the use of five $79.99 Universal Multi-Display Adapters, a user could connect up to six monitors — if he or she desires. Note that the K33930US is not plug-n-play, and in fact requires an included installation disc.
- Universal Docking Station
- Major Brand PC Compatibility
- Auto-Install (Plug-n-Play)
- Hot Pluggable
- USB 2.0 Interface
- Ethernet Connectivity
- DVI Monitor Hookup
- Windows/Mac Compatibility
- Operating System (Win): Windows XP, Vista
- Operating System (Mac): Mac OS X 10.4.11, OS X 10.5.5+
- Maximum Resolution: 2048x1152 (1080p)
- Front Audio (In/Out)
- Back Speaker (Audio Out)
- USB x5
- 10/100 Ethernet
- DVI Port
- USB Docking Station
- USB Cable
- DVI-to-VGA Adapter
- DVI-to-HDMI Adapter (Optional)
- 2.5Amp Wall Power Adapter
- Quick Start Guide
- CD (Software Drivers
User Reviews (1)
auto-launch comes up very quickly after plugging in the USB
installation of software is quick and easy
works with a wide variety of laptops, keyboards and other peripherals
included software is not compatible with Windows 7
dock doesn't have an Ethernet port, forces you to rely on wireless
configuring the screen size is inconsistent depending on the screen itself
driver is more cumbersome than it needs to be, system isn't completely plug-and-play
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