Connectivity and Expansion Options
- USB-C port: The 40A90090US Lenovo ThinkPad USB-C Docking Station features a USB-C port that supports data transfer speeds of up to 10 Gbps, power delivery of up to 90W, and DisplayPort Alternate Mode, allowing you to connect your laptop to multiple peripherals and external displays through a single cable.
- HDMI port: The docking station includes an HDMI port, allowing you to connect an external display with a resolution of up to 4K.
- DisplayPort: The docking station includes a DisplayPort, allowing you to connect an external display with a resolution of up to 4K.
- Ethernet port: The docking station includes a Gigabit Ethernet port, allowing you to connect to wired network.
- USB 3.0 ports: The docking station includes three USB 3.0 ports, allowing you to connect peripherals such as keyboard, mouse, and hard drives.
- Audio port: The docking station includes a 3.5mm audio port, allowing you to connect a headset or speakers.
- Security lock slot: The docking station includes a security lock slot, allowing you to physically secure your laptop and peripherals to prevent theft.
- Power button: The docking station includes a power button to turn on/off the docking station.
Features and Benefits
- USB-C connectivity: The 40A90090US Lenovo Think Pad USB-C Docking Station allows you to connect your laptop to multiple peripherals and external displays through a single USB-C port, providing a convenient and streamlined workspace setup.
- Multiple ports: The docking station features a variety of ports, including USB-C, HDMI, DisplayPort, Ethernet, and USB 3.0, to support a wide range of devices and peripherals, such as external displays, keyboard, mouse, and hard drives.
- High-speed data transfer: The USB-C port supports high-speed data transfer rates of up to 10 Gbps, allowing you to quickly transfer large files and media.
- Dual 4K display support: The docking station supports dual 4K displays, providing a high-resolution and immersive viewing experience.
- Compact and portable: The docking station is small and lightweight, making it easy to take with you on the go and set up quickly and easily in any workspace.
- Enhanced security: The docking station includes a security lock slot, allowing you to physically secure your laptop and peripherals to prevent theft.
- Easy setup: The docking station is easy to set up and use, with plug-and-play functionality and no additional drivers or software required.
- Compatible laptops: The 40A90090US Lenovo ThinkPad USB-C Docking Station is compatible with select Lenovo ThinkPad laptops that have a USB-C port.
- Operating system: The docking station requires a laptop running Windows 10 or later, or Ubuntu 18.04 or later.
- USB-C port: The laptop must have a USB-C port that supports data transfer, power delivery, and DisplayPort Alternate Mode.
- Display resolution: Dual 4K display support requires two external displays with a resolution of 3840x2160 and a refresh rate of 60Hz.
- Power requirements: The laptop must be able to provide a minimum of 65W power through the USB-C port to the docking station.
- Internet connection: An internet connection is required to download and install the latest drivers and firmware updates for the docking station.
- Additional peripherals: Some peripherals, such as external displays and hard drives, may require their own power source or additional drivers to function properly.
Installation and Setup
- Hardware setup: To set up the 40A90090US Lenovo ThinkPad USB-C Docking Station, first connect the docking station to your laptop using the included USB-C cable. Then, connect any peripherals, such as a keyboard, mouse, and external displays, to the appropriate ports on the docking station.
- Driver installation: Some laptops may require you to install drivers for the docking station before it can be used. You can download the latest drivers from the Lenovo website or from the included CD/DVD that comes with the docking station.
- Firmware updates: It's recommended to check for firmware updates for the docking station periodically. You can download the latest firmware updates from the Lenovo website and follow the instructions to install them.
- Power delivery: Make sure that your laptop can provide a minimum of 65W power through the USB-C port to the docking station, otherwise, you'll need an additional power source.
- Display setup: If you're using multiple external displays, you'll need to configure the display settings on your laptop. You can usually do this through the Windows or Ubuntu settings.
- Security lock: If you want to physically secure your laptop and peripherals to prevent theft, you can use the security lock slot on the docking station.
- Power On/Off: Press the power button on the docking station to turn it on. Press again to turn it off.
- Manufacturer : Lenovo
- MPN : 40A90090US
- Type : Accessories
- Power Supply Type : Think Pad USB-C
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Port Replicator - Server Accessories
If you are operating in a computing environment with a diverse range of devices including non-portable types such as servers, monitors, or printers, connecting to them through your mobile PC may be a challenge. To operate smoothly, you'll need a suitable port replicator or a universal docking station.
A port replicator comes equipped with both serial and parallel ports that are present in desktop computers.
Therefore, non-portable devices such as monitors, printers, or servers, can be directly attached to them.
Through its USB ports, you can then attach your laptop and other devices for convenient use. Port replicators work as docking stations. However, they don't have extra ports for expansion.
Which Port Replicator Should You Go For?
Different mobile computing devices such as notepads, tablets, Elite Notebooks, Latitude, or ThinkPads have their recommended port replicators. This is because they are inbuilt with unique connectors.
When choosing a port replicator, consider the following:
1. The Port Replicator Brand
Only choose port replicator brands that are suitable for your mobile PC. This is to ensure high-performance. Check a list of notebook brands that your selected docking station can support.
2. Reliable Port Replicator Supplier
It's recommended that you only source from suppliers with adequate technical knowledge and hence capable of providing the full support that you may need.
Port Replicators for Use in Your Data Center
In a data center setting, you'll always rely on portable PCs to configure servers or connect to other devices. Here are some of the top best universal docking stations and port replicator options that you can invest in:
1. Elite Notebook Port Replicators
Designed for Elite Notebook PCs, they come in different forms to suit your specific requirement. Some of the options available are:
Dell TB16 Thunderbolt 3: This is a high-performance docking station that comes with a power adapter and USB 3 ports for your high-speed data transfer needs. With video ports, audio ports, and network ports, it offers a robust solution for your server's flexible connection requirements.
Travel Dock: This is a portable solution that comes with a USB port and other single ports for convenient mobile use.
Slim Docking Stations without Adapter: These are very light in design hence very portable and come with a wide range of ports to fulfill your Notebook connection requirements.
2. Latitude Notebook Port Replicators
The Latitude options support different models of Dell's Latitude Notebooks and come either as dock stations or as advanced port replicators with no adapters. Apart from serial and parallel ports, they come with USB 3 E-ports for your convenient and fast data transfer.
3. USB 3 Port Replicator
This solution will provide you with peace of mind when it comes to connecting to a wider range of devices with excellent data transfer speed.
It's enriched with multiple ports for high-speed USB connections, Network port, Headphones, microphone port, HDMI, wired, and Display port.
It's very suitable for your general use, especially where convenience and efficiency are critical such as at a data center.
Other Port Replicator options for guaranteed high-performance and reliability are:
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