4 Screens in 4K With Plugable’s 16-in-1 Dock
Chris Webster | January 04, 2023
As announced at CES, the Thunderbolt Certified 16-in-1 Quad Display Docking Station (TBT4-UDZ) from Plugable delivers peak performance. The innovation starts with our display connections. Connect your 4K screens through 2x HDMI ports and 2x DisplayPort ports—a rare level of display flexibility in a Thunderbolt dock. But the real expansion picks up at the ports. Offering sixteen total ports to park your peripherals, including 7x USB ports, SD and microSD card readers, Audio, and 2.5Gbps Ethernet. It even adapts to your desk with an included stand for vertical or horizontal orientation options.
Windows computers can use the 2x HDMI ports, and 2x DisplayPort ports to connect as many as 4x screens at up to 4K 60Hz.
On Mac (Intel, M1 Pro/Max CPU), extend your desktop to 2x screens using any combination of HDMI and/or DisplayPort. Macs with an M1 or M2 CPU only support one external display.
100W Power Delivery
The TBT4-UDZ offers USB Power Delivery up to 100W (98W certified)—no more climbing under the desk to get plugged in. But what if your laptop doesn’t need that much power? With the TBT4-UDZ, if your laptop needs less power, the docking station adjusts and only sends the optimal wattage.
And with 6x available USB ports and one USB-C port, your devices will always have a place to connect.
The TBT4-UDZ is compatible with *Windows 10 and later and **macOS 11+.
Get connected through Thunderbolt 4, Thunderbolt 3, USB4, and USB-C via included Thunderbolt 4 cable (40Gbps, 3.3ft/1m).
Actual number of screens that can be extended depends on capabilities of the host computer. Be sure to see the Display Compatibility Chart below.
*On some Windows laptops, enabling four displays may require a Windows settings change to disable the internal screen.
**On Macs, additional monitors beyond specs below may not function, and/or will “mirror” rather than extend.
16 Ports to Power Productivity
The complement of available ports on the TBT4-UDZ has you covered. From a convenient spot to plug in your phone to waving bye-bye to spotty wifi with 2.5Gbps Ethernet.
Get connected with:
1x Thunderbolt 4 (to host)
1x USB-C (10Gbps)
3x USB (10Gbps)
2x USB (5Gbps)
1x USB 2.0 (charging)
SD and microSD Card Slots
Gigabit Ethernet (2.5Gbps*)
*Actual Ethernet port speed determined by driver version and host model.
For best results be sure to download the latest Ethernet drivers (which can be found on the Plugable website). To reach 2.5Gbps speeds, a 2.5Gbps Ethernet switch or 2.5Gbps network router is required.
The TBT4-UDZ is available for pre-order now on Amazon and will be released on January 17th.
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