Category Archives: OS X

Plugable Launches New USB 3.0 Switch for Sharing a Device or Hub Between Two Computers

For several years, thousands of customers have enjoyed the functionality and flexibility of our best-selling USB 2.0 switch to share a device (or hub full of devices) between two PCs. For most simple, low-bandwidth devices such as a keyboard, mouse, or printer, the USB 2.0 switch is still an excellent, cost-effective choice. To meet the […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 Sharing Switch

Learn more Features Save desk space with slim design. Simple passive USB switch for maximum compatibility Easy to install with plug-and-play convenience. No drivers required for the switch itself 1 “A” Port for connecting any USB 3.0, 2.0, or 1.1 device or hub which will be shared/switched 2 “B” Ports for connecting the switch to […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 10-Port Hub with 48W Power Adapter

Features 10-port USB 3.0 self powered hub with robust 48W (12V, 4A) UL certified power adapter (US/UK/EU AC wall outlet plug options, 100-240V 50/60Hz) Compatible with most Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux (kernels 3.0 and later), and Unix systems Fully plug and play, no drivers required (individual devices / […]

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Plugable USB 2.0 10-Port Hub with 20W Power Adapter

Watch the Product Video Features Flexible design with 6 front ports and 4 rear- including two BC 1.2 Standard compliant flip-up charging ports USB 2.0 high-speed interface, 10 downstream ports with data rates up to 480Mbps 20W Power Adapter shared by the 10 ports, assumes a mix of high and low power devices Easy plug-and-play […]

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DisplayLink Releases Version 2.1 Driver for Mac OS X

There have been many multi-monitor regressions from OS X 10.8.5 to 10.9, and USB graphics has been significantly impacted. Part of the confusion is not knowing which new problems are fixable by DisplayLink and which ones will require waiting for the next point releases by Apple. We have a clearer picture of that now with […]

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Before You Upgrade To Mac OS X 10.9 (“Mavericks”)

Update 10/22/14: With the release of 10.10 (Yosemite), unfortunately there’s not much improved USB graphics behavior to report, as the key issues outlined in this post still exist. We’ve posted an update regarding USB graphics and other USB device behavior with Yosemite that can be found here. DisplayLink has recently released an updated beta driver […]

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Multiple Monitor Issues with OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) and 10.10 (Yosemite)

Update 03/16/15: DisplayLink has released a new beta driver which makes significant progress in reducing some of the undesirable behavior outlined below. Please read this blog post for additional information and the download link. Update 10/22/14: With the release of 10.10 (Yosemite), unfortunately there’s not much improved USB graphics behavior to report, as the key […]

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DisplayLink Apple Mac OS X 2.1 Beta now available

DisplayLink has released a beta of their new version 2.1 drivers (Sept, 2013) for Apple Mac OS X 10.6 – 10.9. This new 2.1 driver has many improvements over the previous Mac OS X version 2.0 drivers (March, 2013). In short, it’s a must-have install for Mac users on 10.8.5 and earlier. It supports all […]

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DisplayLink Graphics, Ethernet, and Audio Limitations on OS X 10.8.4

Plugable uses DisplayLink chips in all our USB 3.0 universal docking stations and graphics devices. DisplayLink’s chip and drivers can provide an extra display or two, along with audio and networking ports, all via one USB cable. For users seeking an affordable way to expand their Mac, this can both simplify connecting everything and increase […]

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