The DX2 uses the DisplayLink chipset and requires the DisplayLink software to be installed on the connected laptops. DisplayLink software is free to download via - https://www.synaptics.com/products/displaylink-graphics/downloads
The DX2 has two DisplayPort output connections for connected display monitors. We recommend using direct DisplayPort to DisplayPort cables from the dock to the monitor where possible. IF the monitor only accepts HDMI connections, we recommend using an 'Active' DisplayPort to HDMI adapter (Part ...
To achieve 4K displays, the DX2 will need to be connected to a 4K monitor and have adequate display cables rated for 4K resolutions. Using the USB-C connection will provide better display options compared to the older USB-A connection.
The Power Delivery feature will only work when the host laptop is connected via the USB-C connection (not the USB-A adapter). The host laptop needs to ensure that their USB-C port supports power delivery.
Thunderbolt 3 & 4 ports use the same connector as USB-C. Hence, the DX2 is compatible with laptops that have Thunderbolt 3 or 4 ports however it won't be able to achieve Thunderbolt data transfer rates.
The DV3 is a compact docking station which doesn’t come with a power adapter. You can still use the dock even without the power adapter. Connecting an external power adapter (up to 100W) via the PD port will allow for laptop charging when using this dock.
To ensure that the laptop charging feature is working, the end user must have: - An external USB-C power adapter connecting via the PD port on the DV3 - The Host laptop must be using the USB-C connector cable - The Host laptop must have a USB-C port that supports power delivery