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T480 with Dell TB16 Docking Station

Q: T480 with Dell TB16 Docking Station

Hello All, I have a Thinkpad T480 and I'm trying to use a Dell TB16 dock station I have available. Has anyone tried that combo before? So far it recognizes most of the components, but only one out of the three screens comes up. It doesn't detect the other two.Also, in the device manager I see the "ucm-ucsi acpi" device showing "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)". I try unininstalling, updating, rollback, etc. but nothing.

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I have been successfully using a TB16 docking station with an XPS 13 9360 for several months, running two external monitors, and recently bought a second TB16 for a different location. I am now finding that shutting the lid of the laptop, with either TB16, causes a BSOD error VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (igdkmd64.sys). I have updated all of the drivers (and BIOS) and am currently assuming that the error is linked to the recent installation of the Windows Creators update. All working OK before, which suggests there is some incompatibility introduced by the latest Windows update. Anyone else with the same problem or suggestions for a solutions?

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I have been using the TB16 with my XPS13 for several months without problems. Last week the USB ports on the docking station stopped working. I have kept up with all the updates for the laptop and the docking station as well as Windows 10. Any advice?

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I would like to know if I can use a USB 3.0 dock with T480 or it must be an USB-C dock? I think to use this USB 3.0 https://www.tutti.ch/de/vi/zuerich/computer-zubehoer/komponenten-zubehoer/thinkpad-usb-3-0-dock/2899... and then maybe exist an USB 3.0 to USB-c adapter? Thanks













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A:T480 docking station

Hello mrripe, yes you can use the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock (pro or ultra) with the T480, not necessarily only the USB -C Dock

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I work in the IT dept in my company and I have over 20 T480 laptops and the docking stations that go with these laptops.My questions: Everytime someone removes their ( not all 20 poeple) laptop from the docking station and then puts it back on the docking station and moves the lever to attach the docking station the monitors do not work. it takes several time opening and closing the lever for the monitors to work. Other times I must go into the display settings and turn on the multipule display settings to extend the display to get the monitors to work.  Other times the monitors come on for a briefly 40 seconds or so and then the monitors go off. no displayI have completed all lenovo updates, I have completed all windows updates and still the same thing ..this is getting very frustrating.I hope someone has a solution for this. ASAP. 

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Hi, all USB ports on docking station seems to be not working (Mouse/Keyboard... etc). I have 2 same docking station, both have same issue, so problem may be more propably in laptop (or drivers). But i updated everything...  LaptopModel: ThinkPad T480Product Key: 20L50002MCS/N: PF1827RMWindows 10 64bit, Version 1803BIOS: N24ET43W 1.18 DockModel: ThinkPad Pro Docking StationsType: 40AHS/N: M3F070GM Any ideas?

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I recently purchased a T480 and ThinkPad Pro Docking Station (40AH).  While the laptop is docked it does not recognize the USB ports that are on the docking station but other ports (Dual DisplayPort and ethernet) work fine.  I am able to plug a device into the always on charging USB port and it will receive power, however, the laptop does not see it.  I have tried updating all drivers on the T480 and Pro Docking support pages including the firmware updates for the dock itself but nothing will get them to be recognized.  Running the USB firmware for the docking station repeatedly says no devices found and goes no further than that. Already have tried replacing the docking station through Lenovo Support and the same issue was seen with the replacement.  Both the laptop and docking station were new out of the box when this started.  Unsure what else to try to get the USB hub inside the dock to be recognized.

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Hi *, I'm looking for a docking station, that supports most to all features of both T420 *and* T480.Does a docking station like this exist? And if there is more than one, which one would fit best? TIA.Bye.Michael.

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Dear all, I have T480 which used to work fine with ThinkPad Pro Docking Station. About a month ago, after connecting laptop to the dock I could not get it to display video on external monitor. I managed to fix the issue by pulling the power out of dock, waiting for five mins and then putting it back in. It was fine for some time, but today I put my laptop in the dock and it won't display video on external monitor, power trick not working anymore. If i open the lid, while laptop is in dock, screen constantly flickers, laptop making USB connection|disconnection sound, mouse cursor (mouse connected to dock) disapperar and appears - so it does not look healhty. I thought about updating firmware on the dock, ut considering abovementioned sympomts I am afraid that dock does not have stable connection with laptop and updating firmware in this conditions may make things worse. Is there anything else I can try other than throwing dock out of the window? Thanks. 

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We have two laptops T470 & T480 with docking stations. Both run Ubuntu 18.Everything is working ok if the laptop starts while already in the docking station. But, if I'm trying to dock it while running or while sleeping it never recovers for that the screen freezes.Only restart will be make it run again. BTW, many times I see two strange things:1. Undocking releases it, but only as long as it's not docked.2. When the screen freezes the only thing the sill work is the mouse which I can move around but I can't really use for anything else.

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Hi, I'm using a T480 with Lenovo Basic Docking station and it doesn't work I can't find the driver anywhere.windows 10 sees it as USB BRIDGEWhere can I get the proper driver for itThanks

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Hey, I have a T480 with all driver up to date. I'm bougth a Lenovo USB-C docking station, but it doesn't work properly.The sound-, the ethernet-, and usb ports, don't work.  only the VGA port works. Well then connected vga switch also loses the connection from time to time. in the device manager I get unreconized USB device,  the hardware ID of the docking station is USB\DEVICE_DESCRIPTOR_FAILUREThe firmewire update tool for the dockingstation can't find the docking station. and also my laptop freezen when I want to shut it down with the docking station connected. The driver package  thinkPadthunderbolt-3dock_and_usb-cdock_driver_v10013  is installed. Does anyone have the same problem ? Kind regards

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I'm considering buying a docking station to go with my T480 but I'm not certain what solution is best for me.I want to connect two monitors, one runs [email protected] (VGA or DVI) and the other [email protected] (VGA or HDMI). Initially I was considering the 'ThinkPad USB-C-dockingstation (40A90090EU)' and use the VGA plus one of the DP ports with an adapter. However, when I was reading the display configuration options for this dock I came to the conclusion that this does not seem to be possible. (https://support.lenovo.com/nl/en/solutions/pd029622#USB-C%20dock) Browsing through the forum the second best option appears to be the 'ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock (40AC, 40AC0135XX)'. The advantage is that it supports higher resolutions and direct HDMI connectivity. What I read from the display configuration options my configuration should not be an issue. (https://support.lenovo.com/nl/en/solutions/pd029622#thunderbolt)However, I cannot confirm that this dock is compatible with a T480. I think it should be as the T480 manual lists one of the USB-C connectors on the left as Thunderbolt-3 compatible. Does anyone have experience with this combination of hardware or otherwise can someone confirm this solution is going to work?The docks are just to expensive for just giving it a try in my opinion.   

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Hey there,I tried to update my Lenovo ThinkPad Basic Dock with the FW Utility, but it gives me the following: ThinkPad Basic Docking Station FW Utility v3.0
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Date:05.03.2019
Time:17:29

Checking current Dock FW version.
USB Audio: 0012
USB Hub: 02C3
PD Control: N/A

PD Control can't be detected.

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Has anyone tried using the USB-C as a third display port for HDMI or DP? I'm aware that the dock only has 2 DP outputs, but I don't see why a USB-HDMI connection wouldn't work.  Thank you,Taylor

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According to https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/docksSearch/ the Lenovo T480 20L6 laptop is compatible with the ThinkPad Ultra Docking Station. However the docking station uses an entirely different power supply than the laptop (the old blocky rectangular one vs the newer mini rounded rectangle). The laptop itself fits on the docking station, but does not charge despite the docking station being plugged in. There are two connector slots on the dock that appear to be for the newer power supply, however neither of those provide power either. Is the docking station incorrectly listed as compatible when it really isn't, is there a hardware malfunction, or something else entirely? 

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Hullo!I have a user whose laptop was working fine on his docking station until late last week.  Now, it will not see additional displays when docked, nor will it charge.  Network functionality, keyboard/mouse, and power still passes to the laptop through the docking station.  Very odd.I tried it on a few other docking stations, with the same results.  I believe it's an issue with the laptop itself, perhaps. Thanks!

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I have a new Thinkpad T480 docked to a new ultra docking station.  I have a new Logitech M500 (corded) mouse plugged into a USB port on the docking station.  As I am using the mouse, the cursor will sporadically "freeze" on screen for a couple seconds and then go back to normal.  This will happen frequently as I am using the computer.  Very frustrating.  Substituting this mouse for a Logitech MX400 yields the same results.  If I instead plug (either) mouse into the laptop directly (instead of the dock), the issue is does not occur.  Any ideas as to why this is occuring and what I can do to fix it?  I have already installed the latest updates from Lenovo Updater and for Logitech Setpoint as well. Thank you,CJ

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I have a t480s coupled with basic docking station type 40AG. everything was working perfectly fine until yesterday I updated the Thinkpad docking station utility unsuccessully. this generated an error message any attempt to load the docking station driver (see enclosed file description) proved unsuccessful. Any possibility to restore the situation ex ante or to overwrite these errors> thanksenclosed file description and error message

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I have the Inspiron 5748 and the D3100 docking station.
Windows 10 creator update installed, all latest updates drivers etc.
DisplayLink Manager v8.0.762.0

I have an external HDMI monitor, the problem is simple.
When the monitor is plugged in the docking station anything using that HDMI screen DOES NOT use the NVIDIA GPU, it uses the on-board Intel chip.
When connecting the monitor directly to the laptop all applications on the external monitor use the NVIDIA GPU (I have this as default in the NVIDIA control panel)

Please advise on how I can get the D3100 to work with the NVIDIA GPU.

Many thanks.

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Hello so my laptop (Precision 1350 Workstation) with windows 7 which i bought in September 2016 stopped charging after I used it with my docking station . It worked for a week or two prior to this and then I started getting a notification every time I put the laptop on the docking station that said "ac power adapter not recognized , use adapter of 65 watts or above" but the adapter was 130 watts. Even when the laptop was taken off the docking station and the ac adapter was just plugged into the wall it still won't charge at all. I made sure the bios was updated 1.11.4 and even checked for driver to update and ran the online diagnostics there was no problems but it still won't charge. A tech came out last Wednesday and replaced the motherboard and this fixed the problem for about a day but then when I put it back on the docking station the same problem occurred and it still won't charge. I even tried it on a different docking station but the same make and model as mine and the problem persists. Does anyone know what is wrong? The phone tecnicians and the technicians don't seem to know what to do 

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I bought a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop, i15RV-1334BLK. Are there docking stations available for this? I don't see any place on the bottom where the laptop would dock.
 

A:Dell Inspiron 15 docking station

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Hello All,
I work in a school district and we have a number of Dell Latitude 3350 laptops along with a Dell D1000 USB3.0 Dual-Video Docking Station. One of the docking stations has recently started having a strange issue with the USB ports seem to stop working. The video and LAN ports seem perfectly fine and continue to work. But the teacher will lose connectivity to their mouse, keyboard, and document camera.
I can disconnect and reconnect the USB cable to the laptop, but not even 15 minutes later the same issue comes back. I've reinstalled the drivers, and even replaced the entire unit (and it's USB cable) with a brand new one out of the box and the same issue still comes up.
Could this still be a software/driver issue? Or am I potentially looking at a bad USB port on the laptop?
Many thanks for any and all help. Have a great day!

A:Dell D1000 Docking Station

A bad USB port on the laptop seems unlikely if your video and LAN traffic are working correctly given that they're also flowing through your laptop's USB port.  You can certainly test another USB port on that laptop (assuming that system has more than one), although even that wouldn't be a conclusive test since all USB ports on a system are often wired to the same controller chip.  Do you have another laptop you can test with?  Otherwise, the best way to rule out drivers would probably be to get the latest version available directly from DisplayLink, which is the company that makes the chips that enable those docks to carry video and other traffic on a USB cable.  Head over to DisplayLink.com for those.  Good luck!

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I have a personal Dell XPS 13 and a work HP ZBook 15. Is it possible to setup a dock that can connect both of these to my monitors/keyboard/mouse? I could do power separately.
 

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After installing the appropriate driver from the Dell  Website, I connected my Inspiron 17-778 to two external monitors. Soon thereafter I began to receive an error message and a restart. The message indicated:
KMODE EXCEPTION NOT HANDLED, which I looked up and found that it signaled a problem "when a driver tries to close static streams for USB 3.0 devices.
Is there a fix for this issue?

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Just installed Build 7100 on a Latitude D830 and it doesn't want to reconize the external monitors when docked. Network, mouse, keyboard are all fine but no displays. The Dell Fn keys don't seem to be doing anything either. This did not require any driver updates when I put Vista on it and evetrything worked great.

Thoughts?

A:Dell Latitude Docking Station

nvidia drivers from dell.com (Vista version) did the trick.

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Our laptop assets consist of Dell E series laptops. Most laptops (approx 50) have the standard dell docking port station.

As Dell change the design with each revision including the dock port style and position, does anyone know if Dell are introducing a new series anytime soon or in the near future? I don't want to have to spend ?200 on a dock only for the next laptop not to fit.
Of course there are the USB style docks which will work on any laptop, obvious downsides is to keep having to plug the AC charger in.
How do you guys manage this in your organisations, 50 x ?200 is a lot of money to spend every 5 years or so adding in the price of new laptops, screens and stands.

A:Dell docking station lifecycle

The Dell Community Forum would be the best place to ask this. People knowledgeable about Dell and their products/usage there.

Dell Community

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I just ordered a Dell Inspiron 15R and want to use it to replace my desktop. There are so many docking stations and each review points out reasons to get that one. What is the best one with enough ports to support a monitor, wireless keyboard and mouse, subwoofer with speakers, a printer with at least one open for camera, external hard drive, etc.?
 

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It looks like all the new Dell Latitude laptops are not compatible with the E-Port Replicator Docking Stations. Is there any solution to be able to still use them as a docking station on the new Latitudes such as using a usb port instead of the pins?

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I am running XP on my Dell Laptop. When it is in the docking station, the CPU runs at 100%. I am running Norton and Spybot. I am unable to determine what is causing the issue. If I take the laptop out of the docking station or do not have the power cord plugged in, the laptop runs great. Please help me.
 

A:Dell Laptop runs at 100% when in docking station

Can you precisely identify the process hogging that CPU?

You could download and run the free Process Explorer. You'll be able to precisely identify the culprit. By right-clicking on the process showing high CPU and selecting Properties… > Threads tab, you'll be able to pinpoint the thread that's hogging CPU within the process. You'll need to slide the bar left of CSwitch Delta in order to see the CPU values.

Process Explorer doesn't require any installation. Simply run the executable file once downloaded. Then, configure the Process Explorer window to your liking. You can even replace the Task Manager (CTRL+ALT+DEL) by clicking on Options > Replace Task Manager. You'll get a lot more features and details than with the Task Manager.

To determine which Process might be hogging CPU, click on the little graphs located at the top right of the window. A new window with four graphs will open, the first one being CPU. Click inside the window and press the spacebar to freeze the display. This will make it easier to hover your mouse cursor over the CPU peaks in order to read which process(es) is/are creating them.
 

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Is there an adaptor for the DELL PR02X docking station to be able to use it with a mac Book OR a non dell PC? Thanks!  
My Dell Eseries broke and don;t want to throw out the docking station. 
 
 

A:DELL PR02X docking station Adaptor

It will work only with Dell E-series notebooks.

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Recently purchased the HP Spectre x360, formerly using a Dell laptop. Have Dell accessories and a docking station, will these products be compatible with the Spectre?

A:Is my Dell docking station compatible with my new Spectre x3...

Hi, What is the model of your Dell docking station ? Many HP docking stations won't be compatible with HP Spectre x360 machines, I don't think your Dell would BUT I need to know what exactly is your Dell docking station. Regards.

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I joined Dell Communities very recently after buying myself the Dell Precision 7510 laptop. It's a great product so far, but I want better. I want more ports. A docking station to go with it is the obvious solution.
What is the best docking station compatible with the Dell Precision 7510 laptop??? My specific needs/setup:
- 2 external screens (D-sub / HDMI connection, or for £50 more I can get display-port), possibly more screens in the future
- high-speed internet cable
- headphones/microphone
- USB sockets for mouse, keyboard, printer, scanner, external hard drives, etc.
I presume that the Advance E-port Replicator is the best/most suitable. I just want to be sure of this, because my laptop model (Precision 7510) is still very new, and not all information everywhere has been updated about compatibility. I don't want to make an expensive mistake. I'll be travelling and won't have the opportunity to "return" the products I buy. 

A:Docking Station for Dell Precision 7510

Yes. I contacted Dell sales... and they told me that the Dell E-Port Plus II, is compatible with my Precision 7510. After written confirmation I went ahead and bought it from a UK supplier on Amazon for £100... but it came in dodgy packaging and wasn't quite working, and the adapter was the size of a brick (literaly). I returned that back to Amazon... and tried my luck with Amazon Germany. You can get the original product from them for about 140 euros, and it works perfectly. The link to the product:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00A8ESOVA?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=od_aui_detailpages00
(that's actually UK now that I check it... that's the one I bought and it's good)
Basically Dell hasn't updated it's information about compatability yet. The docking station is listed in the check-out for the Precision 7510, but doesn't specifically say it is compatible with that model. I've had other similar problems elsewhere too, like I want to instal LoJack on my laptop, but can't find any information on whether my laptop model supports something called "persistence technology" in the BIOS (which makes it impossible to uninstall LoJack even if you change hard drives).

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My wife has an HP docking station that allows all the cables and such to be plugged in to that, instead of into the various outlets around the laptop. Sure is nice to be able to plug everything into one central location. However, her laptop was stolen. I have a Dell Precision M60 laptop and am wondering if it will work.

Anyone out there absolutely certain it would work? Obviously, unless I'm absolutely certain it won't fry my system I'm not going to try it.

Thanks.
 

A:Will HP docking station work with Dell laptop?

Unless for some amazing coincidence the connections on the back of the two computers are identical, a docking station for one manufacturer's computer won't work on another.
 

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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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I purchased a Dell D3100 for my non-Dell laptop in 2016. Initially, I was able to connect two 24" LG tv/monitors to my laptop via HDMI. I'm not sure if there's an issue with a Windows 10 update (I have the latest DisplayLink drivers installed), but my laptop will now recognise the external hard drives attached to the dock via USB, but will not recognise the monitors attached or the dock itself.
Is there something I'm missing?
Any help would be immensely appreciated!
Cheers,
Andy

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What computer cant be use with a Dell PDO1X Docking Station?
I bought a monitor that as a PD01X Docking Station with it. No computer
What computer can be used with this device. The Docking Station was
in a yard sale so I figure it is some what old for older machines?
Thank you,
 

A:What computer cant be use with a Dell PDO1X Docking Station?

Looks like it is for Dell Latitude D-series laptops.
http://discountechnology.com/Dell-D-Dock-Expansion-Station
 

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Hi guys. Not sure if this should have gone in the hardware section, sorry if so. Heres the situation:

A friend is using a Dell E4300 laptop with th edock docking station.

Sometimes, not all the time, whiile docking the laptop, the power is shutting off. No idea why.

I checked the event viewer but saw no errors that would point towards shut downs.

i rebooted and disabled automatic restart so if it is caused by a blue screen ill be able to see any errors moving forward.

Googling has not been to helpful, hope some of you can help me out.

Thanks

Tenz

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Hello,I have got a Dell thunderbolt docking station but it's not working with my Yoga laptop. I have installed the docking station driver and it is able to deliver the power to the yoga but neigther the LAN connection not the VGA display is detected. Please advise. Dell docking station model:https://www.dell.com/en-ca/shop/dell-thunderbolt-dock-tb16-240w/apd/452-bcnu/pc-accessories TIA

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The design of the Dell TB15's cable is really poor. The cable is hardwired on the docking station on the left side of the unit, which is same side the thunderbolt port is on the XPS15 9550. This gives you very little options on where to put the dock, since the cable is so short.
Has anyone found an TB3 extension cable that their using?
I'd really like to move the docking station away from where I keep my laptop. If I could find a 10' cable for the docking station, that would be perfect.
However, I'm not finding much in the way of female/male cables. I'm pretty sure I'd need an TB "active" cable.
Has anyone seen an extension cable that would work?
Thanks!
-Dan

A:Extension cable for Dell TB15 docking station?

I asked this same question some time ago. It turns out that the TB15 cable is replaceable and the process is shown in the doc for it. Which would certainly indicate that they plan on having other lengths available at some point as the inside connector looks like some custom connector. That said, technically there is apparently a limitation on the cable length, I believe it is less than 3 feet. I have not found any ThunderBolt 3 extension cables.

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D630, Windows 7 x86 7100 RC1

I am not getting any sound out of my speakers that are connected to the docking station. All the sound comes out through the built in speakers. I check playback devices and "Speakers" is listed with nothing to configure.

Anyone know any tricks?

A:Dell Latitude D630 in docking station - no audio

Download and install the Vista (32/64 bit) drivers for you system from Dell's website. I chose not to install the application but only the driver and everything is working great.

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I have a new LG ultra wide monitor that has support for HDMI and DisplayPort that I cannot seem to get working.  I have tried connecting the displayport cable to the dock and montior and I do not get a signal at all.  I have also tried the HDMI connection but I cannot get the resolution to the recommended 2560 x1080. Any direction would be very helpful/.

A:Dell XPS with Docking Station and LG Ultra Wide Monitor...

DisplayLink can support that resolution, but the D1000 is a very old dock that uses a very old DisplayLink chipset, and that particular chipset probably doesn't.  However, even with a newer version of DisplayLink such as would be found in the D6000 dock, DisplayLink would give you an inferior experience at that resolution anyway if you ever did things like gaming or full-screen video.  You really want your display to be directly controlled by the GPU.  So, considering that you have a 9550 that has a Thunderbolt 3 port, you have two options:
- Buy a USB-C to DisplayPort adapter, which would tap into the native GPU DisplayPort output wired to that port.
- If you want to have everything connected to a dock, buy either a WD15 or TB16 dock.  Either one would allow the attached display(s) to be driven directly by your GPU rather than through DisplayLink, and unlike your D1000, these docks can additionally charge your system via their USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 cable, so you'd have a true single-cable solution.  The WD15 allows a single display of that resolution (or dual 1080p), and the TB16 allows up to dual 4K displays or three 2560x1600 displays.  Since you have an XPS 15 9550, with the WD15 you'd need the 180W adapter version and with the TB16 you'd need the 240W adapter version.

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I just purchased a new XPS laptop and the D3100 docking station. I need to connect a Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 that has a 6 pin Firewire 400 out.
Should I connect directly to the XPS via the Thunderbolt port using the Apple sold Thunderbolt to FIrewire adapter?
Is there a way for me to connect with the dock via the Thunderbolt compatible USB 3 ports?
Any help is appreciated, thanks!

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Hi everyone,
I got a WD15 dock and made sure all the drivers and bios were updated. plugged it in and started having issues. First it wasn't working with my keyboard and mouse when plugged into the Docking station (with the lid closed). No biggy plugged the into the laptop and continued working. Now it acts like the Ethernet Cable is being unplugged and plugged in constantly (lid still closed). Sometimes everything will work with the lid open, other times if acts like I unplugged the dock making the monitors flash on and off. Please help!

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I just bought two LG E2340 Monitors that I want to hook up to my docking station. I have 1 VGA connector and 1 DVI connector. My laptop is a Dell Latitude D630. I have been reading other forums and they say in Display under Settings I can see which monitor is which but it doesnt say VGA or DVI.....
1 says Plug and Play Monitor on Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
and
2 says (Default Monitor) on Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family

But they both slaved to one another, (they are showing a mirror image of each other)

what am i doing wrong?
 

A:Trying to hook up two external monitors to my Dell Pro1x Docking Station

I dont quite understand your setup sorry, you have a laptop (with a screen) that you want to connect 2 more screens to, thus ending up with 3 screens total? if so, Its unusual for a laptop to be able to do that.
Anyway, have you check the box which says "Extend my desktop onto this monitor"? in display properties? if that isnt selected they will just display mirror images like you say.
 

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