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Docking station compatibility with dual DVI monitors

Q: Docking station compatibility with dual DVI monitors

Does anyone know if the Advanced E-port docking station for the Latitude E6400/E6500 supports dual DVI 22" widescreen monitors being used in extended mode ?
Apologies if there is already a thread on this but I find the new forum format impossible to search. Any tips on how to narrow down searches would be gratefully received.

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A: Docking station compatibility with dual DVI monitors

I have multiple users using dual DVI monitors and the docking station. At this time, I have only been able to get them up and running using one as a DVI monitor and the other as VGA.
Another post says to connect both to the DVI output, then manually configure the monitors to the DVI input using the monitors menu system. (Not the "Auto Detect" ), then with both monitors powered up, dock the laptop. I am trying this tomorrow.
Once the dual monitors are up and running, open the windows Display properties, select the NVIDIA tab, go to the NVIDIA console and setup your configuration as desired. Exit the console, then the Windows Display properties, and it should hold the configuration.

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I have been using a T60 (1951-A31) with a full docking station (2505) with both video ports in use.  It worked fine. I have since upgraded to a T400 (6474-U11).  Physically it fits and powers up with no issue.  Originally it contained two 1Gb So-Dimm sticks of ram (PC3-8500s).  I have since tried to upgrade the ram to a stick of 2Gb and a stick of 4Gb (PC3-10600).  If I leave a single stick in place I have no problems.  when I try to include 2 sticks of the new ram, I get a horizontal "shredding" effect on the back ground, the icons, and any windows I open.  I atempted to use one new and one original memory stick but ended up with the same problem. I have tried using a second identical docking station, but with the same results.  I can confirm that the T60 has no issues with either docking station.  The T400, by itself, with a monitor connected to the VGA port on the side has no video issues.  I have done a remove/reinstall of the video drivers.  I am one version back on the BIOS with no way of upgrading until I get a replacement battery. Would anyone have a suggestion on how to clean this up, other than sticking to a single stick of ram? Thanks, butterball

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I am currently working with an EliteBook 8570w on a 90w docking station.  I have one external monitor and the laptop lid open for a second, smaller monitor.  I would like to connect a second external monitor and continue using the laptop with the lid open for email.  I can't find a definitive answer on whether or not this is possible and what is the best setup to achieve the desired end result.  The external monitor right now is connected to the VGA port.  The second monitor has both VGA and DVI ports so I could go either way with the cord or an adapter that would work the best.  Is it best to connect the second monitor to the DVI or DisplayPort on the docking station?  Which setup, if any, would allow me to keep the 2 external displays and the laptop monitor open? Thank you in advance.













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A:HP 90w docking station supporting dual monitors

Hi, Thanks for joining the Forums today! While using your 8570w monitor, when connected to a docking station (we tested this using an advanced docking station ) there are two valid setups to get three independent screens. You could connect two extra monitors through DVI or just one monitor through DVI and another through Display port. This is using the advanced docking station. If one of your monitors is VGA it still should work the same as above. Here is a link to a picture of an adaptor you can use to connect via Display port: http://img.misco.eu/resources/images/products//100/HWP/FH/FH973AT/FH973AT_6_1600x1600.jpg Let us know if you need further assistance.  Thank you,

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This clients T440 laptop is on a docking station, connected to dual monitors. The first display connection is straight VGA. The second is DVI from the monitor connected to DP adapter to the docking station. The user can't logon without raising the laptop lid and logging on with the laptop open. If closed during boot up, the displays will not come on. I've updated all systems. Updated firmware on docking station. Updated the graphics adapter. Yet, if the user anticipates the boot up process and logs on without seeing what's even on the laptop screen, the monitors will eventually come on after windows loads. Any ideas out there to fix?

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Morning All,  I've got an Elitebook 2740 which I use mostly on a WA994AV docking station.  My primary monitor is the 12" screen on the laptop and I have a second monitor connected to the docking station which is monitor 2. What I'd like to know (before I purchase a second screen), is if I can buy a VGA splitter, connect that to my docking station and run two external monitors from the docking station.  I find the 12" screen fine when travelling, but when working from home and need to use two screens I constatnly find myself dragging items onto the external monitor to work on due to it's larger size.  If the docking station will support two external monitors (or even 3 with the laptop lid openned) it would make my life a lot easier.  If anyone can tell me if this is posible it'd be great thanks.  ALso, if there's a way top permanently set it so that the external monitor(s) are set to Extend desktop when I start the laptop it would be great. Currently Windows 10 (64 bit) will start with extended desktop, then after about 30-60 seconds it will flip over to duplicating the laptop display onto the external monitor and I have to change the display outputs everytime. 

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I have a user with a Thinkpad T460 (20FN003FUS) and a LenovoThinkpad Ultra Dock. We are using two external monitors: one going out from the VGA port of the docking station and one going out from the DisplayPort port and going through a DisplayPort - VGA adapter. The system worked fine at first. I had three displays: 1 being the laptop display and 2 and 3 being the dual monitors.The problem we're having is that when she undocks and redocks the laptop, both external monitors show in ScreenResolution as "Disconnected." If I change the multiple displays setting to "extend" I get an error message.If I undock the laptop, reboot it and then redock it, I can extend the displays, but it will stop working after the nextundock-redock cycle.I noticed the Lenovo has it's own multiple dispay management application. Should I be using that instead of Windows own native application?Any help on this would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi, I don't necessesarily need a docking station, but if it only costs a little more than other solutions to drive 2 monitors then I might as well get a docking station. What should I look for?  I see there is a Lenovo part I can get (0A33970) used for $60-$70.Whatever I get I'd want it to be generic enough to use with other laptops I use. The other laptop I'd want to use it with also has a Thundrebolt port if that makes a difference.  But I think I'd rather have a USB3.0 solution since Thunderbolt is Intel only and I can foresee some AMD Ryzen in my future. So that Lenovo 0A33970 is a USB3.0 docking station.  Does anyone know if this would work with other devices than Lenovo?  I'm especially curious about the gigabit ethernet port... is this a real network adapter itself over USB or does it somehow do passthrough to the existing network interface on the laptop? I'm open to non-lenovo solutions as well.

A:Driving Dual Monitors / Docking Station - X1 Yoga

Doing some searching. This one looks nice.https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA6PF4YP0455

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I have a Dell laptop on a docking station running Windows 7. Everyday I place it on the docking station and use my 20 inch monitor. Is it possible to activate the dual monitor feature and use the 20 inch as the primary and use the open laptop as the secondary monitor? If so, what should my settings be?
 

A:How do I configure dual monitors with laptop on docking station and external monitor?

The value of 'Multiple displays' (see attachment) should be 'Extend these displays.' You may have to switch the positions of the two monitors (at the top of that window).
 

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I'm desperately looking for a dock for my new Spectre, since it only provides USB-C. I've researched and learnt that the Spectre is not compatible with generic USB-C chargers, and only charges on HP USB-C chargers. Is there a compatible dock from HP in the works, or is there a third party one?

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I have an HP 2012 120W Advanced Docking Station A7E36AA that I want to use with my hp 15 z book.  Are these devices compatible?  Do i need an AC adapter with 19.5V / 11.8 AMP output for the docking station to work with the z book?

A:docking station compatibility

Hi,Not compatible according to their product documentation.HP Docking Stations and HP Advanced Docking Stations are compatible with HP ProBook b-Series Notebook PCs, HP EliteBook 8xxx p Series Notebook PCs, and HP EliteBook 8xxx w Series Mobile Workstations.Click the manual:http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/default.aspx?cc=emea_middle_east&lc=en&oid=5259887http://www8.hp.com/emea_middle_east/en/products/oas/product-detail.html?oid=5259887But there are members who confirm otherwise, particularly for ZBook 15 G2 Mobile Workstation.http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Business-Notebooks/90W-Docking-for-HP-Zbook-15-G2/td-p/5508169RegardsVisruth

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I used to have an X230, and I still have the docking station for it (I forget exactly which, but it allowed dual monitors, which IIRC the base model didn't). I'm now looking to replace this with either an X250 or a T450. Will either or both of these fit on the old docking station? Thanks for any advice. 













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A:Docking station compatibility

HiThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock (FRU 4X10A066xx, depending on the country AC power adapter) is compatible.Probably, ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock (FRU 0A339xx) is compatible too, but I don't see it in the x250 compatibility list, at the same time it compatible with T450. At least, ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock (U.S., Canada AC Power Adapter), FRU 0A33970 is compatible with x250 and T450.

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Greetings,
We are using Dell latitude laptops and Dell docking stations at our office and we are facing issues with working on the docking station frequently. i thought one cause could be compatibility issue and i tried checking which docking station is compatible with which laptops, but to my surprise the information online is very confusing. Different answers on different sites for the same request. Below is a table listing the docking stations and laptops we have at our office and appreciated if anyone can help me in identifying the compatibility of the items.

 
Model
DPN
E4300
E4310
E6320
E6330
E6400
E6420
E6530
E7240
E7440
E-Port
K07A
WV7MW A02
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PR03x
T4HD7 A01
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E-Port Plus
K09
FFCV6 A00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PR02x
F310C A06
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E-Port II
PR03x
6TJ57 A01
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E-Port Plus II
PR02x
12TFY A00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

I look forward to your prompt reply,
Thanks,
Daniel

A:Docking Station Compatibility

 
Model
DPN
E6420
E6530
E7240
E7440
E-Port
K07A
WV7MW A02
 
 
 
 
PR03x
T4HD7 A01
 
 
 
 
E-Port Plus
K09
FFCV6 A00
 
 
 
 
PR02x
F310C A06
 
 
 
 
E-Port II
PR03x
6TJ57 A01
 
 
 
 
E-Port Plus II
PR02x
12TFY A00
 
 
 
 

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The mobo my T430 died, and I am considering a T450.  My questions are three-fold. First, do they use the same power supply?  I only have about 4 of the T430 ones..... Second, will the T450 fit in the T430 docking station?  Lenovo's docking station compatibility finder doesn't list these any longer. Third, will the T430 hard drive fit in the T450?  I don't believe that it will as they are different interfaces, but I have a lot of data on the HD.  Might have to get one of those Startech external power systems and copy things over. Thanks!

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I have a new docking station connected to a new thinkpad P50. I can get the dual monitors to work fine (Display port). I changed the power settings so the external screens stay on with the lid closed. The only thing is the display settings show two monitors (1\2) (3). The display on the laptop ois shared, not independent. As a result, If I want to change the resolution on the laptop so It can be easily read, the second monitor also changes. I updated the quadro M2000m driver with the same results. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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I work from home and all the equipment I have was provided by my company.  I have an HP ultra slim docking station which my HP laptop is connected to.  Also connected to the docking station is a mouse, keyboard, and two HP EliteDisplay E190i monitors.  Since hooking everything, I keep losing my screen.  What I mean by that is they keep going black and when they come back on, the screen distored and there is an error message at the bottom of the screen.  I can't recall the exact message because it disappears pretty quickly but it basically says that the graphics was lost.  I assume this has something to do with running three screens on the docking station (the laptop, and two monitors).  Is this right?  If so, how do I fix it?  I lose time everytime it happens becuase I usually have to reboot the system to get rid of the distortion.  Please note:  I have called my IT and they aren't too much help.  

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For some reason windows isn't recognizing my two monitors i have connected to my HP NZ223AA 230W Advanced Docking Station. I'm using Windows7 64bit on an HP EliteBook 8560w with an AMD FirePro m5950 graphics card.  As near as i can tell the docking station allows both DVI ports to be used as well as the grahpics card is good for multiple monitors. Does anyone know if it's possible to connect a third monitor?  In other words I would like to have my laptop connected to a docking station and then have two other monitors for a total of three. Thanks,













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A:Recognizing two monitors on a docking station

Cannot be done. The video card is soldered to the motherboard.

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I'm trying to use 3 seperate montiors, 2 of them are DVI and 1 is VGA off of my, HP 90W Docking Station Model VB041AA#ABA, my computer is a HP ProBook 6560b Notebook PC  Model YQ302ECI purchased a HP Display Port to DVI SL Adapter Model 752660-001 to use the HP display port on the back of my docking station. Then I'm using the DVI and VGA ports for the two other monitors. The issue I am having is that I can only use one of the DVI outputs at a time. If I plug into the HP Display port and the DVI at the same time only one of the montiors will function.How do I get all 3 monitors to work??? Your help is appreciated in advance!

A:Trying to use 3 monitors on HP 90W Docking station Model VB0...

did you figure this out? Was it supported by hardware? Or was your issue just a software (driver) limitation? I want to run three monitors on HP 90w on my ProBook 640 G1!

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Hi, I am looking to purchase an XPS 15, 16GB RAM and 4k touch model.
I want to use this laptop with one (maybe two at a later stage) external monitors. I am considering purchasing monitors that are 4K, although I may opt for FHD instead. Ideally I am looking for a docking station that connects to the thunderbolt USBC port, and that gives me USB ports, Ethernet, and display outputs.
However, I haven't been able to have any luck (in the UK) at finding this. Why? Because I can't find anything that will allow me to output to two 4k monitors at 60hz frequency.
The closest thing I found was this, and I don't know if it will work especially since the monitors I am looking at don't have displayport:
However with this I can't use it like the docking station as it only does the displayport and not the Ethernet and USB, so I would have to get separate adapaters and separately charge the laptop - very messy and time consuming every time I want to use the laptop away from home to unplug everything!
Please can someone advise me on a good docking station that supports two 4k monitors at 60hz in the UK?

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I need a laptop that will run 6 monitors from a docking station. According to AMD and NVDA the cards in the latest laptops WX150 and M2200 are capable of doing this. In the past, AMD has been the best for multi display solutions (at least on the consumer side of things). Are either of these capable through the dell docking stations? If so, what would be better and what dock would I need?

I have multiple setups this will be docked to, including
6x 1440p
6x 1080p
6x 1600x900
2x 4k

A:6 monitors, one laptop, one docking station

dangerousbeans,You will need to contact Dell Sales at the link below for information on products that meet your needs.Dell Sales Phone Numbers

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I have a new docking station connected to a new thinkpad P50. I can get the dual monitors to work fine (Display port). I changed the power settings so the external screens stay on with the lid closed. The only thing is the display settings show two monitors (1\2) (3). The display on the laptop ois shared, not independent. As a result, If I want to change the resolution on the laptop so It can be easily read, the second monitor also changes. I updated the quadro M2000m driver with the same results. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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I have recently purchased Lenovo Yoga 530 Notebook. I'm quite happy with it, but it seems I did not pay enough attention to USB-C port specs when choosing a laptop.I tried connecting the 530 to a Lenovo USB-C Docking station (not sure what's the model, but it has 2 DisplayPorts), but only Ethernet was working and nothing else: no monitors, no nothing. It seems that Thunderbolt functionality is necessary for USB-C docking stations to work properly.I was wondering, which docking station would be compatible with Yoga 530? I am unable to even find Yoga 530 in Lenovo's accessory picker-tool.Thank you!

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Hello,Please, if this docking station (SD20F82751 FRU 00hM918--- lenovo thhinkpad pro dock type 40a1) is compatible with my w541! Best 

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Hi, I'm looking for informations about the compatibily of some docking stations with a T470 (type: 20JM). Is this one fully compatible with? http://accsmartfind.lenovo.com/products/40AC0135EU Since it's more expensive than this one (http://accsmartfind.lenovo.com/products/40A10090EU), what are the differences and advantages of the first one compared to the latter? Thanks for your kind help :-)

A:T470 and docking station compatibility

Hi,
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/accessories/ACC100356  for ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock
 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/pd027981 for ThinkPad Pro Dock
 
I hope you'll find the info you're looking for there.
 
Regards,
 
Pavlo

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Hello,
I have a new XPS 13 9350 laptop (running Windows 10 Home) which I am trying to use with a D3100 docking station, connected to two S2415H monitors via HDMI cables.  I am having various issues with this:

The laptop does not charge via the docking station.
I experience strange intermittent issues when connected to the docking station.  For example, sometimes my internet connection simply doesn't work and/or Chrome crashes (neither of which happen when not connected to the docking station).

My primary question is around compatibility.  The Dell website is entirely unclear as to which docking station(s) are or aren't compatible with the XPS 13 9350 (specifically the 9350, not earlier models).  I have looked at the product pages for the XPS 13 9350, the D3100 docking station and the newly available Thunderbolt Dock-TB15 docking station.  None of these pages explicitly show that the laptop is compatible with either of these docking stations.
So...could someone please confirm what is or isn't compatible?  The D3100 docking station doesn't appear to be fully compatible, but I suppose this could also be an issues with Windows 10 as well.
Thank you in advance,
Mark

A:XPS 13 9350 docking station compatibility

Just got off a chat with Dell and they stated the D3100 is compatible with the XPS 9350.  This means virtually nothing, as "compatible" doesn't mean it works properly in my experience. 
Have you updated the drivers and/or BIOS? 
Also, the D3100 doesn't charge ANYTHING. It does not have that capability. 

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Windows settings to extend screen to both monitors works fine until I undock then redock.  Then the Intel Graphics settings seem to override the WIndows display settings and only one monitor works until reset using the windows 7 screen resolution to detect and extend again.  When the Intel display app is opened from the system tray, the multiple monitors tool is only showing one of the 2 monitors connected.

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Hi i'm thinking of buying the T460 Can It drive three external monitors on hdmi @ 1920x1080 via a dock?

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Hardware:
I have 3 monitors (Two HP EliteDisplay E241i LED and one Dell E228WFP ) + laptop (Dell Latitude E6540) monitor display. I have connected them to Dell E- Port II docking station. 
Display Adapters:  I have AMD Radeon HD 8790M and Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 installed.
When I try to use the 4th monitor it says "Disconnect this display". If i select extended display, some other monitor goes blank. Meaning, I can only see one laptop monitor and any other two monitor.
I guess it is not supporting 3 monitors. Can you point me on what am I missing? 
Please let me know if you need any other information to understand the issue. 
Thanks
Durga

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Hello I have a Probook 6570B with a dockingstation, hstnn-i11x.Im having problem using 3 monitors. I have all 3 monitors connected to the docking station using a DVI cable, a Displayport cable and a VGA Cable.But I am only being able to get two screens to work simultaneously, not all 3 monitors. Im using Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1, 64. Dose anyone else have this problem? Has anyone solved it?Or are you simply not able to use 3 monitors with this computer and dockingstation?  

A:Probook 6570b 3 monitors, with docking station

Hello Fedrick, good day, hope this would answer the question,  http://h20565.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAGE/public/psi/mostViewedDisplay/?sp4ts.oid=521...  #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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I have the 90W docking station with the Pro Book 6470B . I also would like to have 2 monitors and the laptop display. I have tried both the DVI & Displayport adaptor and VGA & Displayport adaptor setup to no avail. All three monitors show up in the control panel Display applet. I can select the extra monitor and extend the display to it, but when I click apply, i get a message "Unable to save settings". When I use VGA & a Displayport, the laptop and the VGA displays work as 3 & 1. When I use the DVI & Displayport configuration, the laptop is #3 and it doesn't dispay.Can I see three displays with this setup?

A:HP 90w docking station supporting three displays (2 monitors...

That could be because you are using Windows 7 but is more likely to be because of the video solution your notebook has. With AMD's Radeon Eyefinity there would not be an issue. See the following HP document Updated!http://h20566.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c02948215-6 I know that may not be what you want to hear, but you are likely to be doing the maximum in terms of video output with the notebook's video capabilities. Your notebook has only the Intel HD Graphics 4000.  There are, however, more advanced options available, but they are pretty costly.

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Team-
I have a Latitude E7470, connected to my D3100 dock via USB3. I have a Dell E2317H Monitor connected to the D3100 via DP. Works fine having it setup as my main display and extending to my laptop. The problem is the Laptop and or the D3100 are not recognizing the 2 other E2317H Monitors that are connected to the 2 HDMI ports with HDMI to DP cables. The OS kind of detects the monitors but will not push video to them. I have tried every which way I can think of with the OS and the Display Link software and have no joy. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Erik

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Hi,i bought a Lenovo Docking station 40A1 because i needed to work using two monitors at the same time.The problem is that, using this docking station, apparently i can't use two monitors simultaneously. If i plug in both VGA and DVI-D, the monitor on DVI-D can't receive any signal from the laptop.How can i solve this problem? Is, in your opinion, possible to use two monitors with the docking station 40A1?Thank you. 





Lenovo T440          Intel Core i5 4300U | RAM 4GB DDR3 | 128GB SSD

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How can I hook up 3 monitors using a dell docking station? My dell docking station has 1 DVI and 1 AGP port. I currently am using both ports 1 using a DVI 19" monitor and 1 19" AGP monitor. I would like to hook up 1 more 19" monitor? How can I do this?

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Hi, I recently bought an HP Spectre 13-v001na Laptop. I would like to know its compatibility with HP Elite USB-C Docking Station (HP Part number - T3V74AA), including the capability for the dock to charge the laptop when connected using the USB-C charging port. If this isnt compatible, are there any other docking stations which can used used for charging and connecting external displays ( preferably using DisplayPort for 4k). Thanks,Salil

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Hello. Purchase a Yoga 710 and have been trying to find a portable docking station for this laptop. Many available in the market but dont want to purchase if it wont work. This particular laptop lacks in ports (I didnt think to look before I bought it) and have been struggling to get even one external monitor connected since most monitors being sold are either standard HDMI, not the mini hdmi port on this laptop. I had to order a HDMI mini cable to finally get an external monitor to work, but now i want to have the ease of use of plugging in my keyboard, mouse, micrphone, headset and x2 monitors so i dont have to mess with all these cables each time i move the laptop from point A to point B. Is there a port on my laptop that will allow me to connect to a portable docking station? As mentioned, many of these are available for sale, just want to make sure I get the right one.

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I am in the market for a new laptop. I bought and have loved using the HP xb4 Notebook Media Docking Station. I would like to buy a new HP laptop that will allow me to continue using the docking station. What new HP laptops are compatible with the HP xb4 Notebook Media Docking Station?

A:xb4 Notebook Media Docking Station Compatibility?

Hi, The good news is, it compatible with all laptops which have USB 2.0 ports (you can use USB 3.0 port but won't get USB 3.0 speed):      http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01576968.pdf Regards.

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Hello,I have a Thinkpad X240 with Ultra Dock docking station (no usb-c). I want to buy a new X270 20NH and I want to be sure that my docking station will be compatible with my new laptop. Does anyone have the answer please ? Daniel130461













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A:X240 docking station compatibility with X270

Hi Daniel130461, and welcome to the Lenovo User Community!
 
Yes the same dock will work.
 
You can consult the Accessories and Options Compatibility Matrix (OCM) for questions like this.

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Hi guys! I'm about to buy a 4337 docking station for my T400 (I figured out that it should work with it). So I was wondering is it possible to use two external monitors and the laptop's monitor at the same time by connecting the first external monitor in the VGA port of the station and the second monitor in the VGA port of the laptop. Any ideas?

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I am trying to connect 3 monitors to my Latitude 5480 when hooked to a K17A docking station.
I have one hooked up DP, one VGA and the other HDMI but the 3rd monitor will not work.
It appears that the Intel 520 supports 3 monitors and from what I read, it looks like the K17A should be able to support 1 analog and 2 digital but I simply cannot get this working.
Anyone have any issues with this, or more importantly a solution?

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Hello, I have a lenovo T560 with a basic docking station. I would like to use two external monitors (without the in-build laptop monitor). The docking station has a VGA output and the laptop a build in HDMI output. It works fine with laptop monitor + HDMI and laptop monitor + VGA through docking station but can't figure out how to disable the laptop monitor and use the two external ones simulatiously. Any ideas would be very welcomed. Thank you, Alex

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Hi All, I have a brand new Elitebook 850g3 (T9X36EA), a HP Slimline dock (D9Y32ET)  and two Dell P2415Qb 24" monitors. My aim is to extend my desktop to the two external Dell monitors  whiclst still viewing the display on the EliteBook. The monitors are DP monitors with MST technology so am able to set one as a primary and one as a secondary. I can achieve my goal simply when the laptop is off the dock (See image)But on the dock I get nowhere with it. I noticed the dock had a firmware update on the drivers page which specifically talks about the DP functionality, but on running the update it tells me I am already running at the latest FW version on the dock. At best, I can extend my desktop to one Dell monitor which duplicates to the other. I know my cabling is setup correctly and that the equipment is ok as it works off the dock, I have been banging my head for a while now, so any help would be really appreciated. ThanksPaul 

A:Chaining Display port monitors through a HP Docking station

Quick update..... I have a Displayport to MiniDisplayport cable going from EliteBook to Monitor 1 which is set to MST Primary, and then a Displayort from the out channel on monitor 1 to minidisplayport to monitor 2 which is set to MST Secondary. Cheers!

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Our company is currently running triple monitors off of the 90w docking station. We have several instances of the screens blacking out and resetting everything to the main monitor. They work fine most of the time. A restart does nothing. we are running two on the DVI, one on. I am wondering if the display ports need to be active adapters? Some systems are ok but some are not. I have updated all display drivers and links to current. Any help would get me brownie points

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This is really strange, but when laptop is docked and headphones are unplugged from docking station I'll get a message from DTS Audio application that says "you just unplugged an audio device" and then both of my HP Compaq LA2206x monitors will go to sleep. The way to recover is remove laptop from docking station, open up to get display, then close and re-dock. My display adapters are AMD Radeon R7 M260X and Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500. My sound device is Realtek HD Audio. Is this an audio driver or display driver issue, or both? thanks.c

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Hi, I am trying to connect my T470s to two external monitors using a ThinkPad Docking (HDMI, DisplayPort, VGA, DVI-D, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, LAN/RJ45). One of the monitors is connected to the docking station through a VGA cable, the other monitor through an HDMI cable. I run on Windows 10 Pro. Both monitors are shown in the control panel. However, unfortunately only the monitor connected through the VGA cable displays. Once I disconnect this one, the HDMI suddenly displays. I want to have both monitors working at the same time.  Would anybody know how to do this? Many thanks,Sebastian

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I have the same problem.  Running a Precision m6500 with docking station and two Monitors. One connected with the display port and the other digital cable.  
Randomly the monitors will go blank but the computer remains on.

A:Precision m6500, docking station, monitors go blank

Hi BRAD954,
What is the docking station model? What digital cable are you using? And the monitor models? What is the OS installed on the system?
Update the BIOS - http://dell.to/1Mzks6r and reinstall the chipset drivers from the same site.
Download and reinstall the display link drivers for your OS - http://bit.ly/1T8FdoX
If the issue is not resolved, then provide us the event log in your response, for us to review.
If there is a specific docking station, we can provide few other drivers for them.
For faster communication, contact us via Twitter - @dellcarespro
Keep us updated.

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Can I hook up two monitors using a 2013 ultraslim docking station and if so what type of cables do I need?

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