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Targus introduces a USB-C laptop docking station

Targus has launched the $199.99 USB-C Universal Docking Station (DOCK410USZ), a compact 4K docking station that supports USB-C technology. It works with the 12-inch Apple MacBook.

The USB-C Universal Docking Station can connect up to two high-definition displays for images at resolutions up to 3840 x 2160. Its ergonomic wedge design supports the laptop for comfortable typing, and its compact size fits in the hot-desking, flexible environments of modern workspaces, according to Ron DeCamp, director of Product Management, Targus.

The Targus USB-C Universal Docking Station has these connectivity ports: 

  • 1x USB-C DisplayPort Alternate Mode (aka Alt-Mode) host connection;
  • 3 x USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Generation 1) Type-A (for device charging);
  •  1x USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Generation 1) Type-C;
  •  2x DisplayPort 1.2a video ports;
  •  1x HDMI 2.0 video port;
  •  1x DVI-D video port;
  • 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port;
  •  1x 3.5mm Combo Audio In/Out po;
  •  Standard industry lock slot

Along with the USB-C Universal Docking Station, Targus has introduced a $59.99USB-C Multiplexer Adapter (ACA41USZ) that enables Targus’ patented powered docks — the Dual 2K Universal Docking Station with Power and the Universal Docking Station with Power — to be USB-C friendly. The USB-C Multiplexer Adapter instantly connects these docking stations to USB-C devices. Its two input ports, USB-A and 2-pin DC power, output to USB-C for charging devices, syncing data, and transmitting HD video and graphics delivered by ACP71USZ and ACP77USZ.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.