Windows 8

Below are Plugable devices compatible with Windows 8:

  • Plugable USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station with DisplayLink USB Graphics, Alt Mode Video Output, and PD Charging

    USB 3.1 Type-C is set to revolutionize connectivity. We’ve designed our USB-C 4K Triple Display Docking Station to showcase what this new standard is capable of with flexibility and scalability in mind. More features, less ...

  • USB 3.0 7-Port Hub with 2 BC 1.2 Charging Ports and 36W Power Adapter


     

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    • 7-port USB 3.0 self-powered hub and 2 BC 1.2 fast charger ports with robust 36W (12V, 3A) UL certified power adapter (100-240V 50/60Hz)
    • Compatible with most Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux (kernels 3.0 and later), and Unix systems
    • Fully plug and ...
  • Plugable USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery / Charging

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    Update: 10/31/2017: We are pleased to announce that our UD-CA1A dock has been released and has addressed ongoing compatibility issues with the 2016 / 2017 MacBook Pro systems. If you are a customer who currently has one of our UD-CA1 docks, we’d ...

  • Plugable USB 3.0 to 2K HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors

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    • Highest performance USB graphics solution available. Combines both video and audio over a single USB cable and HDMI cable
    • Connect multiple monitors with resolutions as high as 2560×1440 to Windows-based laptops or desktops (one adapter required per monitor)
    • Connects to Windows PCs via SuperSpeed USB 3.0. USB bus powered ...
  • Plugable USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with DisplayLink USB Graphics, Alt Mode Video Output, and PD Charging

    Update 11/7/2017: Keep your eyes on our soon to be released UD-ULTC4K 4K Triple Display Docking Station!
    For more info click here.

    USB 3.1 Type-C is set to revolutionize connectivity. We’ve designed our USB-C Triple Display Docking Station to showcase what this new standard is capable of with flexibility and scalability ...

  • New Plugable Transfer Cable Performs up to Three Times Faster with USB 3.0

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    The Plugable USB 2.0 Windows transfer cable, our top-selling product for helping users migrate data between Windows PCs over USB, is now available in a new edition that combines the convenience and reliability of the current cable with much faster USB 3.0 speeds. In tests here ...

  • Plugable USB Type-C Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

    Common Uses

    • Upgrading a USB Type-C Retina MacBook 12 (rMB) or Chromebook Pixel 2015 to wired gigabit speeds.
    • Connecting to faster, more reliable wired networks to avoid reception issues with WiFi.
    • Anyone with a USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter on a USB Type-C system interested in improving connection speeds.
    • Sharing your internet connection to another device ...
  • Restoring Lost Bluetooth Icon to Your Windows System Tray

    Missing Bluetooth IconThe Bluetooth icon in the Windows system tray provides an easy way to connect and manage Bluetooth devices on your Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 computer, and many Bluetooth users rely on it. But an accidental click in the wrong place can cause you ...

  • Windows 8.1 and the ASMedia USB 3.1 XHCI 1.1 Host Controller

    Update 3/22/2015:
    A new stable version of the ASMedia USB 3.1 driver is now available. ASUS is not yet linking to this version from the motherboard support page so here is a direct download link: Version 1.16.24.0 from 2/12/2015.

     

     

    When we heard ASUS had released the first commercially available USB 3.1 equipped ...

  • Plugable USB 2.0 OTG Micro-B to 10/100 Ethernet Adapter
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    Plugable’s new USB 2.0 OTG Micro-B to 10/100 Network Adapter combines the compact external design and wide compatibility of our popular USB2-E100 adapter with a OTG Micro-B connector, making it the perfect choice for easy connection to tablets and smartphones that support the ASIX AX88772 chipset (see below for some compatible models). Its ...

  • How to manually update your Windows Intel HD Graphics drivers

    Fixing graphics driver issues sometimes requires a newer driver than is available from the system manufacturer or Windows Update. In these cases you might need the latest driver direct from the graphics chip maker (usually Intel, AMD, or Nvidia).

    This post details the necessary steps to manually update your Intel HD Graphics drivers using Intel reference ...

  • New DisplayLink Windows Driver Version 7.7 Leaves XP Behind

    photo_power_searcherDisplayLink has released their new Windows driver version 7.7 M0. For most users, we’re recommending they stay on DisplayLink’s mature 7.6 M2 driver series for the time being, but this release does improve performance especially for 4K Ultra HD (up to 3840×2160) USB multi-monitor ...

  • Plugable Launches Small, Durable USB to Audio Adapter for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook Systems

    The new Plugable USB Audio Adapter is a compact, effortless solution for adding an external audio interface to nearly any computer or tablet. The adapter has separate standard 3.5mm receptacles for stereo headphones and microphones. It lets you easily USB enable your favorite analog headset or headphones, so ...

  • Plugable USB Audio Adapter
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    Features

    • Two 3.5mm premium audio input and output ports
    • C-Media HS 100B Chip for widest compatibility
    • Transform your existing 3.5 mm stereo headphones, headset, speakers, or microphone into a USB device
    • Leave connected to a USB hub or dock for easy access
    • Bypass a faulty sound card ...
  • New Adapter from Plugable Technologies Enables 4K Ultra HD Monitors up to 3840×2160 on Nearly Any USB 3.0 Capable Windows 7 and Higher System

    Ultra HD 4K monitors with resolutions up to 3840×2160 are starting to move into the mainstream. Many Windows-based tablets and laptops shipped in recent years don’t yet support this new generation of displays, and certainly don’t support connecting more than one of them to a Windows PC.

    We’re excited to announce the Plugable UGA-4KDP USB ...

  • Plugable USB 2.0 7-Port Hub with 60W Power Adapter

    Features

    • Standard USB 2.0 7 Port Hub with 60W Power Adapter and support for the BC 1.2 charging standard
    • Full compatibility with all USB 2.0/1.1 devices at highest native speeds (480/12/1.5 Mbps)
    • No driver required on any platform: Works with all USB hosts and standard USB 2.0 hubs
    • Fast Charging only with BC ...
  • Plugable Launching Kickstarter for the Pro8 Docking Station with Charging for the Dell Venue 8 Pro on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

    Update: November 17th, 2014 – Now available on Amazon US and CA! See our product page for information and links to purchase.

    Update: October 30th, 2014 – Take a look at our latest updates on Kickstarter.

    Update: August 8th, 2014 – Where Can I Get One?

    There has been a flood of inquiries to ...

  • Plugable’s new USB “On The Go” MicroSD reader

    A compact solution to access MicroSD cards from both standard and micro ports. Plugable’s new USB2-OTGTF is designed to make life easier for digital denizens by enabling access to a MicroSD card from as many devices as possible.

    Just insert your microSD card as shown here, and connect to an available USB 2.0 “A” ...

  • Plugable USB 2.0 MicroSD Card Reader for Phone, Laptop, and Tablet

    Plugable’s USB2-OTGTF enables using a single MicroSD card on devices with both full-size USB and micro USB connectors. This allows users to swap a single storage device between a wide array of devices like most popular Android phones and tablets– even those lacking MicroSD slots like– as well as traditional notebook ...

  • Plugable USB 3.0 Sharing Switch

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    • Save desk space with slim design. Simple passive USB switch for maximum compatibility
    • Easy to install with plug-and-play convenience. No drivers required for the switch itself
    • 1 “A” Port for connecting any USB 3.0, 2.0, or 1.1 device or hub which will be shared/switched
    • 2 “B” Ports for connecting the ...
  • Plugable USB 3.0 10-Port Hub with 48W Power Adapter

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    • 10-port USB 3.0 self powered hub with robust 48W (12V, 4A) UL certified power adapter (US/UK/EU AC wall outlet plug options, 100-240V 50/60Hz)
    • Compatible with most Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux (kernels 3.0 and later), and Unix systems
    • Fully plug ...
  • Plugable USB 2.0 10-Port Hub with 20W Power Adapter

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    • Flexible design with 6 front ports and 4 rear- including two BC 1.2 Standard compliant flip-up charging ports
    • USB 2.0 high-speed interface, 10 downstream ports with data rates up to 480Mbps
    • 20W Power Adapter shared by the 10 ports, assumes a mix of high and low power devices
    • Easy plug-and-play installation (no driver required); works ...
  • Using Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer Software for Upgrading to a Windows 7 or 8 Computer

    Editor’s Note: For owners of the Plugable Windows Transfer Cable, we no longer recommend using the Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer Software mentioned in this post. Instead, we recommend using the Bravura Easy Computer Sync software that comes with the Plugable Windows Transfer cable. It works between all Windows versions XP and higher, both ...

  • Troubleshooting the Plugable USB-BT4LE Bluetooth Adapter in Windows

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This page is now deprecated. Please see our new basic troubleshooting page and advanced troubleshooting page.

    Plugable’s USB-BT4LE Bluetooth 4.0 USB adapter offers a wide range of possibilities for expanding the usefulness of your computer. You can listen through headphones, connect a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse, transfer photos from your smart phone, ...

  • Easy Way to Use Bluetooth to Exchange Files with Your Phone in Windows – Fsquirt Guide

    Exchanging files with your phone through Bluetooth in Windows 7 and above is not straightforward, and a number of users have contacted the Plugable support team looking for an easy way to do this. Fortunately, these versions of Windows come preinstalled with a program called “fsquirt” that fulfills this need. Here is how to use ...

  • Plugable Launches Dual Display USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI and Ethernet Adapter for Windows (USB3-3900DHE)

    With just a couple of display cables and an Ethernet cable, Plugable’s new USB3-3900DHE lets you turn your Windows tablet or laptop into a traveling productivity powerhouse.

    Featuring a minimalist design that maximizes the functionality of the DisplayLink DL-3900 chip, the USB3-3900DHE is a perfect companion for any business ...

  • Plugable USB Ethernet Adapters – Driver Updates with Windows 8.1 Upgrade

    Q: What actions are needed for installing Plugable USB Ethernet adapters when upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8?

    Note: these instructions only apply to traditional Intel/AMD based Windows, not Windows RT

    A: When upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, if you have our USB2-E100, it is supported with no additional actions needed as Windows 8.1 ...

  • New Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station (with Dual Monitor Support)

    We’re excited to announce the launch of our newest UD-3900 USB 3.0 Universal Laptop / Tablet docking station, adding an additional HDMI port to our UD-3000 docking station, currently the #1 selling Laptop Docking Station on Amazon.com.

    Using DisplayLink’s top-of-the-line DL-3900 chipset, this unit offers all the functionality the DisplayLink chip has to offer, plus the ...

  • Windows 8.1 Preview – DisplayLink Drivers

    Windows 8.1 offers some great improvements, and we’re already seeing users (particularly Surface Pro users) who are trying the preview.

    The preview of Windows 8.1 just came out yesterday, and it’s important to note that it appears to break compatibility with some existing drivers. When you upgrade to 8.1, drivers are not migrated from 8.0, ...

  • DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.2 M0

    Yesterday DisplayLink released the latest driver v7.2 M0 for Windows. We’ve been testing it here at Plugable and so far the results are very positive. Among other things, we’re excited that it fixes a number of recent compatibility and performance issues found with Windows 8 Metro apps. We recommend downloading this driver version for all ...

  • Understanding Large SATA Drive Compatibility USB3-SATA-UASP1 Hard Drive Dock

    This post is intended to offer detailed technical information for troubleshooting issues affecting new “Advanced Format” 512e SATA disk drives.

    Plugable’s full-size 3.5″ hard drive docks, the USB3-SATA-UASP1, and USB3-SATA-U3, ...

  • USB3-SATA-U3 (ASMedia 1051e) Firmware Update

    This article is no longer relevant. Please see our firmware update page here.

    Plugable is pleased to announce that a firmware update for our USB3-SATA-U3 adding the following features is now available:

    1. Improved support for 512e “Advanced Format” drives.
    2. Spin down disks after 10 minutes of inactivity, resume on access.
    3. Spin down disks on system sleep, resume on ...
  • Plugable Storage System USB 3.0 Dual 2.5″ SATA Drive Dock

    Insert 2.5″ SATA hard disk or solid state drives into the interchangeable Plugable Storage System docks and connect with any USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 Computer, or use the standalone disk cloning function of the PSS-DD1. Supports connecting via SuperSpeed USB 3.0 — up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0. Each unit is ...

  • Plugable Storage System USB 3.0 2.5″ SATA Drive Dock with 3-Port USB Charger

    Insert 2.5″ SATA hard disk or solid state drives into the interchangeable Plugable Storage System docks and connect with any PC with USB 3.0 or USB 2.0, or charge USB devices. Supports connecting via SuperSpeed USB 3.0 — up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0. Each unit is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1, ...

  • A better way to store all that data

    Checkout the full line of products for Plugable Storage System

    1-PSS-SDH1_with-computerMore of us are juggling several devices. And our new, smaller computers are coming with smaller drives (like the 128GB drive size on the Apple Macbook Air and Microsoft Surface Pro).

    So if you’re someone ...

  • Plugable Storage System USB 3.0 2.5″ SATA Drive Dock with USB 3.0 3-Port Hub

    Insert 2.5″ SATA hard drive or solid state drives into the interchangeable Plugable Storage System docks and connect with any USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 Computer. Supports connecting via SuperSpeed USB 3.0 — up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0. Each unit is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1, and includes a protective case ...

  • Plugable’s new Gigabit USB 3.0 Network adapter

    Focusing on performance, power efficiency, and cross-platform support, Plugable is pleased to announce the availability of our USB3-E1000 Gigabit Ethernet adapter!

    A must have for any frequent traveler with a Apple MacBook or a Windows based UltraBook lacking a built-in Ethernet port, the ...

  • Plugable USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

    USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Gigabit ethernet adapter (ASIX 88179 chip set) delivers fast, reliable performance on Windows, OS X, and Linux kernel 2.6 and later (compile required)- also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems.

  • DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.1 M1

    Today DisplayLink released their new Windows Driver Version 7.1 M1 (7.1.45135.0). We’re excited to have this new driver out, as it fixes a number of last issues that let us recommend the latest 7.X drivers over the earlier 5.X and 6.X series drivers, on all versions of Windows. All of Plugable’s current and ...

  • Plugable USB 3.0 Hub Firmware Upgrades

    This article is no longer relevant. We have a newer hub firmware update. See our Mid-2014 Hub Firmware update for the latest info.

    4.26.13 Updated with new versions

    Note this post is only about hubs. For our own UD-3000 dock, please don’t follow this post — we have a separate post on the customized UD-3000 ...

  • Plugable USB 3.0 Aluminium 6-Slot Memory Card Reader

    USB 3.0 media card reader offers drastically improved connection speeds compared to older USB 2.0 card readers. Attractive, durable brushed aluminum finish supports most common media card types: CF, SD, SDXC, SDHC, MicroSD, XD, MemoryStick, MMC, M2. Flashing activity LED indicates file transfer in process. USB Bus Powered: no external AC power supply required.

  • The new Plugable USB 3.0 SATA Lay-flat Dock with support for UASP, 4TB+ drives, and market leading USB 3.0 performance

    Plugable’s new USB 3.0 lay-flat external SATA hard drive docking station focuses on cutting-edge performance, compatibility, and design.

    Featuring easy USB host and SATA drive compatibility, it comes with the latest ASMedia 1053 chipset, featuring capabilities including:

    1. Automatic, driverless compatibility with all computing devices which already support USB flash drives or USB hard drives. Full backward ...
  • Plugable USB 3.0 SATA Lay Flat Hard Drive Dock

    Universal hard disk or solid state drive docking station supports latest UASP high speed transfer protocol and large “Advanced Format” drives. Minimize time spent waiting for backups and in data recovery scenarios with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connection to PC- also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. Supports both 2.5″ and 3.5″ drives.

  • Troubleshooting Windows Easy Transfer connection issues with the USB Windows Transfer Cable

    Notice: The information in this post in out of date because in Windows 8.1, Microsoft has removed support for the transfer cable in their Windows Easy Transfer program. Instead, please use the Bravura Easy Computer Sync program that is included with your purchase of the Plugable Easy Transfer cable. Instructions for doing that are

  • Latest Technology for Up To 8 Monitors on Windows

    Plugable is excited to be launching our new Plugable UGA-3000 USB 3.0 / 2.0 to VGA / DVI / HDMI Adapter for Multiple Monitors on Windows.

    It’s available today in the USA from Amazon.com and 27 countries in Europe, through Amazon.co.uk.

    It’s basically the USB 3.0 version of our most popular USB 2.0 adapter, the

  • All New Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Docking Stations Updated for Windows 8 Compatibility

    ***All docks ordered after 12/19/2012 already ships with the latest firmware, do not attempt to use the firmware upgrade tool for these units.***

    All units of the Plugable UD-3000 USB 3.0 Universal Laptop Docking Station are now shipping with updated firmware to solve a Windows 8 conflict that was keeping the dock from working when ...

  • Plugable USB 3.0 HDMI/DVI/VGA Adapter for Multiple Monitors

    Connect VGA, DVI, or HDMI monitors to your Windows or Mac (one adapter required per monitor, up to 6 on Windows PCs) via USB 3.0 or 2.0. Supports resolutions up to 2048×1152 (1920×1080 with Analog VGA).

  • Plugable UD-3000 Firmware Upgrade (for Windows 8)

    Update 12/24/2012 – All Plugable UD-3000 Universal Laptop Docking Stations purchased from Amazon after Dec 24, 2012 already have the update mentioned in this article. If you purchased after that date, please skip this article. Email support@plugable.com anytime if you’re having trouble with any Plugable product. Thanks!

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  • Plugable USB 2.0 USB Microscope

    See amazing detail on any Windows or Mac PC with USB 2.0 ports with the Plugable USB Microscope. A fun, unique, and educational gift idea, the USB2-Micro-200X features optical zoom from 1x-50x, and Digital Zoom up to 200x. 8 Leds with dimmer for fine tuning illumination enable shooting in the dark, and MicroCapture ...

  • Windows 8 and Intel USB 3.0 Host Controllers

    Update 3/5/2015: See our related post: Windows 8.1 and the ASMedia USB 3.1 XHCI 1.1 Host Controller

    Important Notice: As of Windows 8.1, we don’t recommend replacing the in-box Windows USB 3.0 stack with the Intel Windows 7 stack, as described in this post. This post is being kept for historical background, but we ...

  • Plugable USB Kids Keyboard

    Sturdy, bright and easy to use design that works with any system supporting USB keyboards. Just plug in the USB cord and your keyboard is ready to use. Works with any version of Windows, Mac, Linux or other systems supporting USB HID keyboards.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 Flash Memory Card Reader

    Portable USB 2.0 Multi-Card reader supports SD, SDHC, mini SD, Micro SD (t-Flash), MS, MS Pro, MS Duo, MS Pro Duo, HS MS, MMC, RS-MMC and supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X, Linux.

  • Plugable USB 3.0 7-Port Hub with 25W Power Adapter

    USB 3.0 SuperSpeed 7 port powered hub (4amp power supply). Compatible with USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 hosts and devices, features the latest VIA VL812 USB 3.0 hub chipset, updated with the latest firmware for maximum compatibility and performance on both Windows and OS X.

  • Plugable Basic USB Keyboard and Mouse Bundle (Extra Long Cables)

    Slim, attractive and sturdy matching black keyboard and high-definition optical mouse that work with any system supporting USB keyboards and mice. Just plug in the USB cords and your keyboard and mouse are ready to use. Works with any version of Windows, Mac, Linux or other systems supporting USB HID keyboards and mice.

  • Plugable USB3-VGA USB 3.0 to VGA Graphics Adapter (Supports Monitors up to 1920 x 1080)

    The Plugable USB3-VGA graphics adapter allows a VGA monitor with resolutions up to 2048×1152/1920×1200 to be connected to a Windows or Mac computer via USB 3.0/2.0/1.1.

  • Plugable USB 3.0 HDMI/DVI Adapter for Multiple Monitors

    Connect up to six HDMI or DVI monitors to a Windows or Mac computer (one adapter required per monitor) with USB 3.0 or 2.0. Uses latest DisplayLink DL-3500 chipset and compression technology, supporting resolutions up to 2048×1152/1920×1200 and video playback to 1080p with compatible displays (USB 3.0 connection required for 1080p).

  • Plugable UD-3000 Single Display Universal Docking Station

    Through one USB 3.0/2.0 port on your Windows or Mac PC, connect a DVI/VGA monitor, Gigabit Ethernet, audio input/output devices (audio supported on USB 2.0 only for OS X), and up to six USB accessories (4 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0).

  • Plugable USB 2.0 Active Extension Cable (5m/16′)

    Connect a USB device up to five meters from a USB port. Cable’s active repeater and premium shielding help ensure efficient data transfer via standard USB type-A male to type-A female connectors. Great for USB printers, speakers, scanners, displays, keyboards, etc. Use with your PS3 DualShock controller to play and charge at ...

  • Plugable USB 2.0 Sharing Switch

    Want to share USB devices between 2 computers with the press of a button? The Plugable USB 2.0 Sharing Switch is the ideal soulution for sharing USB devices such as hubs, printers, pen and external drives, scanners, etc. (one computer has access to the shared device at a time). Requires no drivers and works with ...

  • Plugable USB 2.0 4-Port Hub with 12.5W Power Adapter with BC 1.2 Charging

    USB 2.0 4-port hub with premium 2.5 A power supply charges BC 1.1 compliant devices at up to 3x normal rate (1.5A) also charges non-BC 1.1 devices at USB 2.0 standard rate: 500mA with PC on. See below for our current list of BC 1.1 compatible devices.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 Windows Transfer Cable

    Enables plug and play transfer of files and accounts between two Windows PCs, no router required. Faster and easier than network transfers. No size limits and simpler than transfers by disk. Includes Bravura Easy Computer Sync software license ($19.95 value) with on-demand folder sync and drag and drop support. Six foot cable.

  • Plugable USB 3.0 4-Port Hub with 20W Power Adapter

    4-Port USB 3.0 powered hub (also backward compatible with all USB 2.0 hosts and devices). Simple, clean port layout (all ports on two sides) to avoid desktop clutter, includes 4A power adapter for full support of USB 3.0’s higher available 900mA per port power specification. Firmware upgradable VIA 81X hub controller for maximum ...

  • Plugable USB 2.0 2-Port Hub/Splitter

    Turn one USB port into two with the Plugable USB2-2PORT. USB 2.0 complaint USB hub controller chipset is compatible with all USB 2.0 and 1.1 devices and supports data rates of 1.5/12/480 Mbps. USB bus powered for compact, in-line design to minimize cable clutte.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 VGA Adapter for Multiple Monitors

    Connect extra VGA monitors to any laptop or desktop (one adapter required per monitor, up to 6 on Windows or 4 on Mac)! Supports resolutions up to 1600×1200 or 1920×1080 (widescreen). Based on DisplayLink DL-165 chip.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 Active Extension Cable (10m/32′)

    USB active repeater with premium 10m/32ft cable offers twice the cable length of standard USB extensions. Standard USB Type A male to type A female connectors enable connecting remote USB printers, speakers, scanners, displays, keyboards, etc. Not recommended for USB 2.0 video cameras or audio devices using isoch transfer protocols.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 HDMI/DVI/VGA Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 1920×1080

    Connect extra monitors to any laptop or desktop (one adapter required per monitor, up to 6)! Supports any VGA, DVI, or HDMI monitor or projector with a resolution up to 1600×1200 or 1920×1080 (widescreen). Based on DisplayLink DL-165 chip.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 10/100 Ethernet Adapter

    Add a wired network connection to your Windows, Mac, or Linux system via USB 2.0/1.1. Widely compatible AX88772 chipset has built-in driver on all Google Chromebook systems running latest updates (Chrome OS), also compatible with all Wii and Wii U consoles. Powered through the USB connection; no power cord needed.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 7-Port Hub with 15W Power Adapter

    Need more USB ports, or a hub to power your Raspberry Pi? Expand your connectivity with this 7 port USB 2.0 hub. Features a 3A AC adapter to support even the most power-hungry USB 2.0 devices and easy to diagnose connectivity thanks to separate LEDs for hub power and each attached USB device.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 10-Port Hub with 12.5W Power Adapter

    Simple and clean design with ports on only two sides to minimize clutter. Two ports swivel to vertical position for easy access to flash drives. USB 2.0 high-speed interface to PC with 10 downstream ports with data rates up to 480Mbps. Terminus Technology chip set includes over-current detection and protection.

  • Plugable PCI Express to SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Two-Port Expansion Card

    Upgrade any Windows-based desktop to Super Speed USB 3.0 REQUIRES: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or later, one free standard or low profile PCIe x1 slot. SPEED: Theoretical maximum speed of USB 3.0 is 5Gbs and PCI-e 1x is 4Gbs.

  • Plugable USB to RS-232 DB9 Serial Adapter (Prolific PL2303HX Chipset)

    Allow any PC to connect to serial devices and programs that communicate through COM ports. PL-2303HX Rev D Chipset for high performance and compatibility across Windows, Mac, Linux, and other platforms. Powered by USB – no external power needed.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

    Plugable USB 2.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN Network Adapter- drivers for Windows 7, Vista, XP, and Mac OS X 10.8-10.5, and Linux (built into kernel 3.2 and above).

  • Plugable USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive Dock

    Universal hard or solid state drive docking station supports latest UASP high speed transfer protocol and large “Advanced Format” drives. Minimize time spent waiting for backups and in data recovery scenarios with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connection to PC- also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. Supports both 2.5″ and 3.5″ drives.

  • Plugable USB 2.0 HDMI/DVI/VGA Adapter for Multiple Monitors up to 2048×1152

    Connect extra displays to nearly any computer (one adapter required per monitor) with USB 2.0. VGA, DVI, or HDMI monitors, projectors, and TV’s connect through the top-of-the-line DisplayLink DL-195 chip, with resolutions up to 2048×1152 using this USB graphics adapter.

  • Plugable Universal USB 2.0 Single Display Docking Station

    Using a single USB port on your laptop or desktop, connect to an extra display, speakers, ethernet, and 4 USB 2.0 ports. Works with any Windows PC brand: Acer, Compaq, Dell, HP, Gateway, Lenovo, Sony, Toshiba, etc. Drivers for Mac OS X 10.7 and 10.8 available.

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  • Plugable USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station with DisplayLink USB Graphics, Alt Mode Video Output, and PD Charging
    Loading… USB 3.1 Type-C is set to revolutionize connectivity. We’ve designed our USB-C 4K Triple Display Docking Station to showcase what this new standard is capable of with flexibility and scalability in mind. More features, less compromise. Utilizing cutting edge USB 3.1 technologies in conjunction with the latest features of our UD-6950 docking station, the Plugable UD-ULTC4K ...
  • USB 3.0 7-Port Hub with 2 BC 1.2 Charging Ports and 36W Power Adapter
      Features Learn more7-port USB 3.0 self-powered hub and 2 BC 1.2 fast charger ports with robust 36W (12V, 3A) UL certified power adapter (100-240V 50/60Hz) Compatible with most Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux (kernels 3.0 and later), and Unix systems Fully plug and play, no drivers required (individual devices / USB ...
  • Plugable USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery / Charging
    Product Description Learn more Update: 10/31/2017: We are pleased to announce that our UD-CA1A dock has been released and has addressed ongoing compatibility issues with the 2016 / 2017 MacBook Pro systems. If you are a customer who currently has one of our UD-CA1 docks, we’d be happy to help process a replacement or answer any ...
  • Plugable USB 3.0 to 2K HDMI Video Graphics Adapter with Audio for Multiple Monitors
    Features Learn moreHighest performance USB graphics solution available. Combines both video and audio over a single USB cable and HDMI cable Connect multiple monitors with resolutions as high as 2560×1440 to Windows-based laptops or desktops (one adapter required per monitor) Connects to Windows PCs via SuperSpeed USB 3.0. USB bus powered (no power adapter required). Adapter is backwards ...
  • Plugable USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with DisplayLink USB Graphics, Alt Mode Video Output, and PD Charging
    Update 11/7/2017: Keep your eyes on our soon to be released UD-ULTC4K 4K Triple Display Docking Station! For more info click here. USB 3.1 Type-C is set to revolutionize connectivity. We’ve designed our USB-C Triple Display Docking Station to showcase what this new standard is capable of with flexibility and scalability in mind. More features, less compromise. Utilizing ...
  • New Plugable Transfer Cable Performs up to Three Times Faster with USB 3.0
    The Plugable USB 2.0 Windows transfer cable, our top-selling product for helping users migrate data between Windows PCs over USB, is now available in a new edition that combines the convenience and reliability of the current cable with much faster USB 3.0 speeds. In tests here at Plugable, this new cable transferred data three times ...
  • Plugable USB Type-C Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
    Common UsesUpgrading a USB Type-C Retina MacBook 12 (rMB) or Chromebook Pixel 2015 to wired gigabit speeds. Connecting to faster, more reliable wired networks to avoid reception issues with WiFi. Anyone with a USB 2.0 Ethernet adapter on a USB Type-C system interested in improving connection speeds. Sharing your internet connection to another device from a Windows PC. Replacing ...
  • Restoring Lost Bluetooth Icon to Your Windows System Tray
    The Bluetooth icon in the Windows system tray provides an easy way to connect and manage Bluetooth devices on your Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 computer, and many Bluetooth users rely on it. But an accidental click in the wrong place can cause you to lose that icon, leaving no obvious way to access ...
  • Windows 8.1 and the ASMedia USB 3.1 XHCI 1.1 Host Controller
    Update 3/22/2015: A new stable version of the ASMedia USB 3.1 driver is now available. ASUS is not yet linking to this version from the motherboard support page so here is a direct download link: Version 1.16.24.0 from 2/12/2015.     When we heard ASUS had released the first commercially available USB 3.1 equipped motherboard we rushed to get ...
  • Plugable USB 2.0 OTG Micro-B to 10/100 Ethernet Adapter
    Learn moreDescription Plugable’s new USB 2.0 OTG Micro-B to 10/100 Network Adapter combines the compact external design and wide compatibility of our popular USB2-E100 adapter with a OTG Micro-B connector, making it the perfect choice for easy connection to tablets and smartphones that support the ASIX AX88772 chipset (see below for some compatible models). Its connector ...
  • How to manually update your Windows Intel HD Graphics drivers
    Fixing graphics driver issues sometimes requires a newer driver than is available from the system manufacturer or Windows Update. In these cases you might need the latest driver direct from the graphics chip maker (usually Intel, AMD, or Nvidia). This post details the necessary steps to manually update your Intel HD Graphics drivers using Intel reference ...
  • New DisplayLink Windows Driver Version 7.7 Leaves XP Behind
    DisplayLink has released their new Windows driver version 7.7 M0. For most users, we’re recommending they stay on DisplayLink’s mature 7.6 M2 driver series for the time being, but this release does improve performance especially for 4K Ultra HD (up to 3840×2160) USB multi-monitor graphics adapters like the Plugable UGA-4KDP. This release is also the first ...
  • Plugable Launches Small, Durable USB to Audio Adapter for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook Systems
    The new Plugable USB Audio Adapter is a compact, effortless solution for adding an external audio interface to nearly any computer or tablet. The adapter has separate standard 3.5mm receptacles for stereo headphones and microphones. It lets you easily USB enable your favorite analog headset or headphones, so you don’t need to compromise to get USB connectivity ...
  • Plugable USB Audio Adapter
    FeaturesTwo 3.5mm premium audio input and output ports C-Media HS 100B Chip for widest compatibility Transform your existing 3.5 mm stereo headphones, headset, speakers, or microphone into a USB device Leave connected to a USB hub or dock for easy access Bypass a faulty sound card or audio port Replace any broken USB audio adapter Adapter body is lightweight, durable black ...
  • New Adapter from Plugable Technologies Enables 4K Ultra HD Monitors up to 3840×2160 on Nearly Any USB 3.0 Capable Windows 7 and Higher System
    Ultra HD 4K monitors with resolutions up to 3840×2160 are starting to move into the mainstream. Many Windows-based tablets and laptops shipped in recent years don’t yet support this new generation of displays, and certainly don’t support connecting more than one of them to a Windows PC. We’re excited to announce the Plugable UGA-4KDP USB 3.0 ...
  • Plugable USB 2.0 7-Port Hub with 60W Power Adapter
    FeaturesStandard USB 2.0 7 Port Hub with 60W Power Adapter and support for the BC 1.2 charging standard Full compatibility with all USB 2.0/1.1 devices at highest native speeds (480/12/1.5 Mbps) No driver required on any platform: Works with all USB hosts and standard USB 2.0 hubs Fast Charging only with BC 1.2 compatible devices like Apple iPads ...
  • Plugable Launching Kickstarter for the Pro8 Docking Station with Charging for the Dell Venue 8 Pro on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
    Update: November 17th, 2014 – Now available on Amazon US and CA! See our product page for information and links to purchase. Update: October 30th, 2014 – Take a look at our latest updates on Kickstarter. Update: August 8th, 2014 – Where Can I Get One?There has been a flood of inquiries to where individuals who missed ...
  • Plugable’s new USB “On The Go” MicroSD reader
    A compact solution to access MicroSD cards from both standard and micro ports. Plugable’s new USB2-OTGTF is designed to make life easier for digital denizens by enabling access to a MicroSD card from as many devices as possible. Just insert your microSD card as shown here, and connect to an available USB 2.0 “A” or “MicroB” ...
  • Plugable USB 2.0 MicroSD Card Reader for Phone, Laptop, and Tablet
    Plugable’s USB2-OTGTF enables using a single MicroSD card on devices with both full-size USB and micro USB connectors. This allows users to swap a single storage device between a wide array of devices like most popular Android phones and tablets– even those lacking MicroSD slots like– as well as traditional notebook and desktop PC’s. If ...
  • Plugable USB 3.0 Sharing Switch
    Learn more FeaturesSave desk space with slim design. Simple passive USB switch for maximum compatibility Easy to install with plug-and-play convenience. No drivers required for the switch itself 1 “A” Port for connecting any USB 3.0, 2.0, or 1.1 device or hub which will be shared/switched 2 “B” Ports for connecting the switch to two hosts. Includes 2 USB ...
  • Plugable USB 3.0 10-Port Hub with 48W Power Adapter
    Features10-port USB 3.0 self powered hub with robust 48W (12V, 4A) UL certified power adapter (US/UK/EU AC wall outlet plug options, 100-240V 50/60Hz) Compatible with most Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux (kernels 3.0 and later), and Unix systems Fully plug and play, no drivers required (individual devices / USB 3.0 host ...
  • Plugable USB 2.0 10-Port Hub with 20W Power Adapter
    Watch the Product Video FeaturesFlexible design with 6 front ports and 4 rear- including two BC 1.2 Standard compliant flip-up charging ports USB 2.0 high-speed interface, 10 downstream ports with data rates up to 480Mbps 20W Power Adapter shared by the 10 ports, assumes a mix of high and low power devices Easy plug-and-play installation (no driver required); works ...
  • Using Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer Software for Upgrading to a Windows 7 or 8 Computer
    Editor’s Note: For owners of the Plugable Windows Transfer Cable, we no longer recommend using the Microsoft Windows Easy Transfer Software mentioned in this post. Instead, we recommend using the Bravura Easy Computer Sync software that comes with the Plugable Windows Transfer cable. It works between all Windows versions XP and higher, both 32- and ...
  • Troubleshooting the Plugable USB-BT4LE Bluetooth Adapter in Windows
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This page is now deprecated. Please see our new basic troubleshooting page and advanced troubleshooting page. Plugable’s USB-BT4LE Bluetooth 4.0 USB adapter offers a wide range of possibilities for expanding the usefulness of your computer. You can listen through headphones, connect a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse, transfer photos from your smart phone, and do ...
  • Easy Way to Use Bluetooth to Exchange Files with Your Phone in Windows – Fsquirt Guide
    Exchanging files with your phone through Bluetooth in Windows 7 and above is not straightforward, and a number of users have contacted the Plugable support team looking for an easy way to do this. Fortunately, these versions of Windows come preinstalled with a program called “fsquirt” that fulfills this need. Here is how to use ...
  • Plugable Launches Dual Display USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI and Ethernet Adapter for Windows (USB3-3900DHE)
    With just a couple of display cables and an Ethernet cable, Plugable’s new USB3-3900DHE lets you turn your Windows tablet or laptop into a traveling productivity powerhouse. Featuring a minimalist design that maximizes the functionality of the DisplayLink DL-3900 chip, the USB3-3900DHE is a perfect companion for any business traveler with a Windows laptop or tablet. ...
  • Plugable USB Ethernet Adapters – Driver Updates with Windows 8.1 Upgrade
    Q: What actions are needed for installing Plugable USB Ethernet adapters when upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8? Note: these instructions only apply to traditional Intel/AMD based Windows, not Windows RT A: When upgrading from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1, if you have our USB2-E100, it is supported with no additional actions needed as Windows 8.1 ...
  • New Plugable USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station (with Dual Monitor Support)
    We’re excited to announce the launch of our newest UD-3900 USB 3.0 Universal Laptop / Tablet docking station, adding an additional HDMI port to our UD-3000 docking station, currently the #1 selling Laptop Docking Station on Amazon.com. Using DisplayLink’s top-of-the-line DL-3900 chipset, this unit offers all the functionality the DisplayLink chip has to offer, plus the ...
  • Windows 8.1 Preview – DisplayLink Drivers
    Windows 8.1 offers some great improvements, and we’re already seeing users (particularly Surface Pro users) who are trying the preview. The preview of Windows 8.1 just came out yesterday, and it’s important to note that it appears to break compatibility with some existing drivers. When you upgrade to 8.1, drivers are not migrated from 8.0, rather ...
  • DisplayLink Releases New Windows Driver Version 7.2 M0
    Yesterday DisplayLink released the latest driver v7.2 M0 for Windows. We’ve been testing it here at Plugable and so far the results are very positive. Among other things, we’re excited that it fixes a number of recent compatibility and performance issues found with Windows 8 Metro apps. We recommend downloading this driver version for all ...