Docking station, also known as Port Replicator, is an external device specially designed for notebook computers. By duplicating or even extending the ports of the notebook computer, the notebook computer can be connected to multiple accessories or external devices (such as power adapters, network cables, mice, external keyboards, printers, and external monitors) conveniently in one stop.
1. Data interface: USB-A, Type-C
Support laptops to connect USB peripherals such as keyboard and mouse, mobile hard disk, radiator, printer, etc.
Common USB peripherals mainly use two interface forms: USB-A and Type-C. After many laptop models use 1-2 full-function ports Type-C, the attitude towards the USB-A interface is that they can abandon it. If you give up, it probably means having a new love and forgetting the old love, which is really "scumbag"!
In this case, integrating USB-A and Type-C docking stations or splitters to support more USB peripheral expansion needs is simply good news for laptop users!
2. Card reading slot: SD/TF
It supports reading and writing of TF and SD cards, which is just needed for users who often use cameras.
Nowadays, few thin and light laptops are equipped with card reading slots, and the Type-C docking station integrates SD/TF card slots, which allows users to batch copy camera memory cards to the laptop at any time, and it is plug-and-play and does not require a network. support!
3. Video interface: HDMI/VGA
It supports notebook computers with external monitors, projectors, TVs and other large-screen devices to provide a more comfortable audio-visual experience.
Screen expansion, conference projection, audio/video/game screen projection...these application scenarios are very common in our daily office or life, and laptops must be able to meet them! The docking station integrates HDMI/VGA video interface, allowing the laptop to seamlessly adapt to new and old large-screen devices, and easily realize the freedom of high-definition projection!
4. Network interface: Rj-45
It supports upgrading the wired network card of the notebook computer, and directly connects to the high-speed broadband network!
Due to the increasingly mature application of wireless Wi-Fi technology, most of the notebook computers on the market, except for gaming notebooks and all-round notebook series, have canceled network cable interfaces. Although wireless Wi-Fi networks are convenient to use, they are susceptible to external interference. Due to the interference of factors, it is still very difficult to deal with application scenarios with high network speed requirements such as video conferencing, high-definition video, and games... The docking station integrates an Rj-45 wired network port, which allows the thin and light notebook to be plugged in to the Internet cable without lagging the video. Play games and your internet speed skyrockets!
In addition, many Type-C docking stations integrate audio jacks and PD fast charging interfaces, allowing laptops to connect to audio devices such as speakers, headphones, and power amplifiers. They can also quickly replenish power for laptops, or for mobile phones, tablets, etc. Charging of other devices!