I am looking for a docking station for two laptops and an older (early 2014) macbook air. I have keyboards, mouse, two monitors, web cams, printer and ethernet i am looking to connect to each one. Laptops have the following ports:
I tried to connect with a usb C to HDMI cable but had to get an adapter for the extended view to work. No DP Alt Mode(?) I could only connect one monitor to the adapter and the other directly to HDMI port because it lacked DP Alt mode. Will a docking station support two additional monitors in extend mode with any of these connections if i don't have the alt mode? I only want one cable to the laptop. Thank You
Hello @Scott5432 !
Which store location are you shopping at?
Online. closest store is Cambridge, MA which is about 40 minutes.
I was looking at the inland or iogear. Belkin seems to sold out.
Which connection types (HDMI, DIsplayPort etc.) are on your monitors that you were looking to connect?
I'd suggest this: https://www.microcenter.com/product/438998/dell-usb-30-triple-display-ultrahd-universal-dock-d3100
It's USB 3.0 type A to the system, which all of your systems would be compatible with. The Dell driver won't work with Mac OSX but it's just a DisplayLink device. Get the driver for your Mac here: https://www.displaylink.com/downloads/macos
Should work just fine., Up to three monitors at 4K.
Great thanks. I'll go pick one up.
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