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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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 […]
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 […]
We’re sorry, the UGA-2K-A has gone out of stock. ETA July 15, 2011 Through July 4th 2011, we’re temporarily lowering the price of our Plugable UGA-2K-A USB Graphics Adapter to $57.50 (normally $64.50). If you know how great 2 or 3 monitors are, and have wanted to add another (up to 6 on Windows; 4 […]
The theoretical speed of a bus like USB is different from what devices are able to achieve in practice. USB 2.0’s theoretical max is 480Mbps, while USB 3.0 jumps that up to 4.8Gbps. Today we’re benchmarking the Plugable USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station, which is capable of running on either USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 […]
[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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
What if you could plug in a USB adapter, not have to install any drivers, and stream audio wirelessly to speakers 10 meters or more away … That’s what our new wireless audio product enables, and the homebrew video below shows how the product connected, paired, and configured on a Windows 7 PC.