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Connect your Mac to 3 monitors with Plugable’s new dock
The Plugable UD-6950PDZ Docking Station lets you connect a Mac to up to three monitors.
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Plugable used CES 2022 to unveil a dock that can handle up to three 4K external monitors using either HDMI or DisplayPort. The UD-6950PDZ also has ports for Ethernet, USB-A, audio and more.

In addition, Plugable also announced the USB4-HUB3A, a small hub with three Thunderbolt ports and more.

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Plugable UD-6950PDZ Docking Station

Connect the UD-6950PDZ to a Mac via Thunderbolt and take advantage of its three 4K HDMI Ports and three 4K DisplayPort ports. These allow users to mix and match up to three monitors without the need for any adapters. “The specialized chipset with Displaylink technology allows the M1 Mac and other laptops that natively only support one display to add three total screens,” promises Plugable.

If that wasn’t enough, the UD-6950PDZ includes six USB-A ports with USB 3.0, a Gigabit Ethernet port, a 3.5mm audio jack and 60W charging to the host laptop.

The docking station was unveiled for CES 2022, but won‘t launch until after Q1. Use Plugable’s sign-up form to be notified when it is available. It will cost $249.

Plugable USB4-HUB3A Thunderbolt hub

Plugable USB4-HUB3A Thunderbolt hub
The Plugable USB4-HUB3A Thunderbolt hub offers a trio of fully functional Thunderbolt ports.

Plugable also unveiled the USB4-HUB3A on Wednesday. This offers three Thunderbolt 4/USB4 ports that can handle two 4K displays, 15W charging for downstream devices and up to 40Gbps transfer speeds.

There’s also a USB-A port with USB 3.0. It supports up to 10Gbps data transfer speeds.

The USB4-HUB3A offers up to 60W host charging through its Thunderbolt connection.

Plugable’s hub is built around the Intel Goshen Ridge chipset to automatically adapt to the capabilities of the host device, helping users get the most out of their computers.

The Plugable USB4-HUB3A is available now for $189 with a $15 coupon.

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