Category Archives: Product

Installing the Plugable USB to RS-232 DB9 Serial Adapter on Windows 7

Windows 7 will detect and pop up a wizard to install drivers when our Plugable USB to Serial adapter is plugged in, but it’s also easy (as essential on other operating systems) to install the driver software first. Here’s how. Get the driver from: https://plugable.com/drivers/prolific/ You’ll want to download the driver and unzip it anywhere […]

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How to change the COM port for a USB Serial adapter on Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10

Start by going to the Device Manager. Once there do the following: Expand the Ports ‘(COM& LPT)’ You should be looking at something like this: As you can see Windows has set the port to COM10. However many legacy applications expect the port to be between 1-4. Let’s change that: Right click on the device […]

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DisplayLink 5.6 M1 Driver on Windows Update

Microsoft’s Windows Update system has been updated to the latest DisplayLink 5.6 M1 Driver (5.6.31854.0 dated 2011/04/18). If you used Windows Update previously to get your driver, you were getting version 5.5. This update is compatible with and applies to all Plugable USB graphics adapters and docks. This is great news, as this new version […]

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New DisplayLink Driver Released for Mac OS X Lion (10.7)

[Update July 2011: Lion is now out! And DisplayLink has an updated beta 3 driver available at the same location as below. The final version of Lion unfortunately has introduced several significant issues with USB graphics. For the most up to date information, see our support forum at http://support.plugable.com/plugable/topics/osx_lion_and_usb_2_0_display_adapter] DisplayLink has released an updated Mac […]

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Installing DisplayLink drivers on a Mac

You can attach up to 4 additional displays on any Intel Mac OS X system with DisplayLink-based USB virtual graphics adapters. Whenever images are redrawn, the CPU is heavily involved, so it may not be as snappy as your main monitor — but it’s the easiest way to build an amazing, plug and play multiple […]

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Plugable’s New DC-125 USB 2.0 Docking Client

Today we’re launching the Plugable DC-125 USB 2.0 Docking Client. We’re really excited about this product. It has a clean, simple design. Power-sipping, so it can be powered by a standard USB 2.0 connection alone. Because it’s “just” a collection of USB 2.0 devices, it’s enormously flexible. And because of the simplicity, we’ve been able […]

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Plugable USB 2.0 Thin Client

Connect many to a central PC to enable multiple users to share a computer (compatible multiseat OS required, not included). Standard VGA/D-Sub port supporting modes up to 1280×1024 / 1440×900, 3.5mm audio in/out, 2 USB. USB bus powered. 2 available USB ports powered for standard USB keyboard and mouse only (no high power devices). Includes both desktop stand and 75/100mm VESA mount for back of monitor attachment.

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