Category Archives: Product

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Windows 10 Work-Around for UD-PRO8 Docking Station Audio Issue

After updating to newly-released Windows 10, several customers have contacted us saying the audio in their Pro8 docking stations stopped working. Testing has shown that this happens only in 32-bit versions of Windows 10, not 64-bit. However, the majority of the tablets compatible with the UD-PRO8 are using 32-bit Windows and will experience this issue […]

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Adventures in Stackability and Modularity

We’ve had several customer requests for mounts that can stack several of our HUB7BC and HUB7-81X hubs. Both of these devices offer seven USB 3.0 ports, but with larger workstation setups, seven ports is sometimes not enough. While multiple hubs can work together electronically, a frustrating reality is that their cases do not stack neatly. […]

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Installing Plugable USB-Ethernet Drivers in Windows 10

In testing Plugable’s USB-Ethernet adapters with Windows 10, we were happy to discover they all work successfully when their drivers are properly installed. However, an installation problem could cause issues with the USB2-E1000. Drivers are already built into Windows 10 for the ASIX AX88772 chip in our USB2-E100 and USB2-OTGE100 and the ASIX AX88179 chip […]

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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 Ultimate Docking Station for USB-C Systems

Expected Availability: Fall 2015 If you would like to be notified of new developments, please feel free to sign up for our email list. We believe USB 3.1 Type-C is set to revolutionize connectivity. And we’re designing our Ultimate Universal Docking Station to showcase what this new standard is capable of. With just a single […]

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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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Plugable USB 2-Port Power Bank + Pass-Through Smart Charging (5,000mAh)

The Plugable PB-WA5K is a lightweight combination high-capacity portable battery pack and USB charger. Whether on the go or at home you can use this portable battery to provide the extra power to keep your portable devices running all day long. The unique design allows you to smart charge your devices and the PB-WA5K’s internal […]

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Plugable Digital USB Microscope with Observation Stand

Features 2.0 Megapixels, up to 250x magnification Capacitive touch snapshot button to instantly capture images LED halo light with brightness adjustment control Uses a webcam chipset and sensor to support a nearly any operating system and standard webcam software. Flexible arm stand with graduated observation pad Included software for Windows and OSX installs hassle-free with […]

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