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Windows 10 and Plugable Docking Stations / USB Graphics Adapters

As we near the July 29th release of Windows 10, we’re getting frequent questions from customers who are excited about this new operating system and inquiring as to how things will behave when using their Plugable USB graphics device(s) with Microsoft’s new flagship OS. The purpose of this post is to provide some “best practices” […]

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Windows 10 and how it affects users of Plugable Products

The latest version of Windows, Windows 10, will be released by Microsoft on July 29th and will be offered as a free upgrade to all current users of Windows 7 and Windows 8: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-faq As the upgrade is free, Microsoft is expecting rapid, wide adoption from the public. So what does that mean to both […]

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New USB-C Adapters from Plugable Increase Options for MacBook 2015 Users

With the 2015 MacBook, Apple designers went all-in on the new USB-C standard, adding only a single USB-C port. But the current scarcity of purpose-built USB-C peripherals has users scrambling for adapter cables to connect existing USB 2.0 and 3.0 devices to their new computers. Today Plugable gives everyone with a USB-C system two new […]

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3D Printed Bracket for Desktop Powerstrip

Last week a hotel chain reached out to us about our PS2-USB4 power strip. They really liked using it in their rooms, but wanted to discourage guests from bringing it home as a Plugable souvenir. This was a particularly interesting design problem for several reasons: The primary task was to design a mounting mechanism to […]

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3D Print Project for Plugable Mounts and Brackets

Here at Plugable, customers frequently contact us asking for brackets, mounts, and other accessories to better adapt Plugable devices to their workflow and environment. We would love to accommodate them, but the needs are too diverse and the demand too small to justify mass production. However, the introduction of cheap but powerful 3D printing devices […]

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Video Cables Untangled

Many Plugable products, like our USB docking stations and USB video adapters, allow you to connect additional displays to your system. However, deciding which cable types to use for those displays can be confusing. I will try to clarify the situation in this post. The image below shows the back of our UD-3900 USB docking […]

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Plugable’s New Combination USB Power Bank and Wall Charger

We already have several great USB chargers and USB power banks on the market today, but we wanted to offer a new and unique product that combined the best of both worlds. We’re excited to announce our new PB-WA5K 2-port USB 5,000mAh power bank and AC wall outlet pass-through smart charger. We wanted it to […]

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The New and Improved Plugable USB2-MICRO-250X Digital Microscope

We have received overwhelming positive feedback from schools, hobbyists and awesome parents making science a lot more interesting to their children with the USB2-MICRO-200X. So you might ask, why improve on something that is already a favorite with the customers? The answer is simple: Because we knew it could be better! The USB2-MICRO-250X boasts improvements […]

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