Category Archives: Product

Linux Support For Higher-Res Monitors on Lower-Res DisplayLink Devices

On Windows and Mac, if you plug in a monitor with a higher resolution than your adapter supports, the driver will automatically fall back to the best common mode between the two. Linux hasn’t had that support — it would try to set the highest mode the monitor is capable of, often resulting in a […]

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Coverage of UGA-125 family launch

We’re excited to be launching the new UGA-125 and UGA-125-HUB products, available on Amazon now. Check out the following for sampling of 3rd party coverage so far: CrunchGear: Plugable shows off new USB display and docking adapters HotHardware: Plugable Technologies Intros New DisplayLink-Enabled USB Products NewTechReview: Plugable Technologies USB UGA Docking Stations

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A discount code for launch: the UGA-125

We’re about to formally launch Plugable’s new UGA-125 USB 2.0 to VGA/DVI/HDMI Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 1440×900 each, with DisplayLink DL-125 chip inside. We’ve been able to get the UGA-125 down under the $50 price point with all the great service and free shipping benefits of Amazon.com. But for our fans who follow […]

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DisplayLink: Greener Multi-Monitor Solution

This video shows two similar 2-monitor setups: the first using PCIe graphics, the other using Intel chipset graphics + a DisplayLink USB chip like the kind used in Plugable’s products. The DisplayLink solution takes the power consumption from ~80W down to ~50W. Over time, and as you add more monitors, that’s a huge savings. Read […]

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Google Summer of Code – USB Multiseat

Plugable is offering mentoring and donated hardware for USB graphics projects that are funded as part of Google Summer of Code 2010. Plugable is working through X.Org as a sponsoring organization. The main focus is USB multiseat, and the details are on the xorg wiki for SoC 2010 With all the pieces that are just […]

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The Gadgeteer Reviews Our Plugable UGA-2K-A

The Gadgeteer has been doing product reviews since 1997, and they just wrote a review of the Plugable UGA-2K-A. A couple interesting things covered: The usefulness of multiple monitors – once you’ve used them, it’s hard to go back to the limits of one screen. They show using the DVI-to-HDMI adapter included with the UGA-2K-A, […]

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xorg-server 1.8.0 released

xorg-server 1.8.0 has been released. There will still be some bugs and issues to resolve — but this release has most of the features, specifically related to input handling and udev-based dynamic configuration, of a more solid USB multiseat solution. In short: udev rules, which already can detect a grouping of USB devices that constitute […]

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OS X 10.6.3 and DisplayLink Rotation

There are reports of a few problems with the just-released OS X 10.6.3 update from Apple, and current DisplayLink drivers (1.5 and 1.6 beta) for Mac. In particular, displays in a rotated (portrait) configuration are corrupted. Switching back to standard unrotated mode is a workaround. DisplayLink users on Mac might want to hold off on […]

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