Category Archives: Product

Powerstrip Bracket

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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A Bluetooth Keyboard that’s More Portable and Durable

Plugable’s Bluetooth Folding Keyboard just launched. It aspires to be the perfect portable keyboard for your phone. The best possible Bluetooth keyboard would be one that’s compatible – a standard Bluetooth keyboard that also supports the special keys and codes of Windows, iOS, and Android systems. It would be portable so you could fold it […]

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Using Easy Computer Sync to Transfer Data to a Second Drive on Your New Computer

Many recent computers combine a small, speedy solid-state drive (SSD) for system files with a larger, slower hard disk for data files. This can pose a problem when migrating from an older computer using the Plugable Windows Transfer cable because the data files and operating system files should go to two different drives. In some […]

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Quick Fix for Problems Using Bluetooth and Blueman from the Raspberry Pi Raspbian Desktop

Bluetooth and Raspberry Pi are a natural combination, allowing your Pi to communicate wirelessly with devices like our Bluetooth home automation switch. However, recent versions of Raspian have had permission issues that won’t let ordinary users open Blueman, the desktop Bluetooth program, without being root. Fortunately, the solution is easy: just add the current user […]

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