USB 3.0 to DisplayPort™ External Video Card – 4K

USB 3.0 to DisplayPort™ External Video
Card – 4K
USB32DP4K
WARNING! Install Drivers before plugging in USB video adapter.
*actual product may vary from photos
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Manual Revision: 07/08/2014
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This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates,
uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with
the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment
does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
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Instruction Manual
Table of Contents
Introduction.............................................................................................1
Packaging Contents.................................................................................................................................. 1
System Requirements............................................................................................................................... 1
Installation...............................................................................................2
Windows Installation................................................................................................................................ 2
Mac OSX Installation................................................................................................................................. 3
Multiple USB Video Adapter Installation........................................................................................... 4
Configuring the USB Video Adapter.....................................................5
Windows®...................................................................................................................................................... 5
Mac OS X (10.4.11/10.5.6)........................................................................................................................ 8
Specifications...........................................................................................10
Technical Support...................................................................................11
Warranty Information.............................................................................11
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Introduction
Note: Connect a maximum of five USB32DP4K adapters on a single PC - See system
requirements
Packaging Contents
• 1x USB 3.0 to DisplayPort Video Card
• 1x Software Installation Disc
• 1x Instruction Manual
System Requirements
• USB enabled computer system with available USB 3.0 or 2.0 port
• CPU: Quad Core 2.4GHz or Higher (i5 recommended)
• RAM: 4GB or higher
• Microsoft® Vista(32/64-bit) 7(32/64-bit) or Mac OSX®
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Installation
Windows Installation
Please ensure that the driver installation is complete prior to the physical
installation (plugging in) of the USB 3.0 Video Adapter
1. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech.com website (recommended), or
insert the included Driver CD into your CD/DVD-ROM drive.
2. Locate the Setup.exe application. This file will be located in the root directory of the
Driver CD (e.g. D:\) or downloaded file.
3. Executing the Setup.exe application will launch the following screen. Please click I
Accept to start installation process. The set-up program will install the device driver
and software application respectively.
*Ensure that the USB Video Adapter is not connected to the host computer.
*The screen may flash or go black during installation. No additional message
will be displayed to alert that the installation has completed.
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4. Once DisplayLink Core Software screen has disappeared Connect your USB32DP4K
device via the USB cable to your PC.
5. The system will initiate driver and software application (the DisplayLink Software
Configuration screen may flash or go black during the install).
*Some machines may require a system reboot for the USB Display Adapter to initialize.
6. Connect your Displayport monitor to the available Displayport on the USB32DP4K device.
7. The USB Video Adapter is now ready for use.
Mac OSX Installation
1. Insert the Driver CD (included) into the CD/DVD-ROM drive.
2. Browse through the Driver CD and locate the “DisplayLink-OSX” .dmg file. Doubleclick on this file to begin the installation process:
3. Double Click the “DislpayLink Software Installer.pkg” to install the software.
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4. Once the installation is complete, click the “Restart” button. The computer will
automatically reboot, so make sure to close/save any files you have opened, before
pressing this button.
5. After the computer has restarted, plug in the USB Display Adapter to an available
USB port. The adapter should now be ready to use.
6. If you wish to add additional USB Display Adapters, simply plug them into available
USB ports. A maximum total of 4 USB Display Adapters can be used on a computer.
Multiple USB Video Adapter Installation
Ensure you have the latest version of the drivers installed, otherwise, please download
them from the StarTech.com website (www.startech.com).
1. Complete the standard driver installation steps, up to when you plug in the first USB
Video Adapter.
2. Connect another monitor/display to the second USB Video Adapter, and turn on the display.
3. Connect the USB type A connector on the second USB Video Adapter to an available
USB 3.0 port on the host computer. The driver installation will begin automatically.
Repeat these steps for each additional USB Video Adapter you wish to install. Once all
USB Video Adapters are installed, reboot the computer. After rebooting, you may be
prompted to reboot one final time; please do so.
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Configuring the USB Video Adapter
Windows®
When devices are attached, an icon appears in the taskbar. This gives you access to the
DisplayLink manager menu.
1. From the taskbar, click the Show hidden icons arrow to show all available icons.
2. Click the DisplayLink icon, then click UHD-100 DP. A menu appears with
configurable options. These are shown and described below.
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Extend
The monitor attached to the USB32DP4K USB Graphics adapter displays an extension of the
user’s active Windows desktop. The extra desktop area is a great productivity aid, allowing
more applications or documents to be visible at a time. The device is now extended in the
direction it was the last time the display was in this mode. For more control, use the Extend
To submenu and select one of the options. This puts the device into extend mode, and
places it to the Left/Right/Above/Below the main (primary) monitor.
Mirror
The monitor attached to the USB32DP4k USB Graphics device displays a duplication of
the primary display.
The resolution, color depth and refresh rate of the primary screen are replicated on the
monitor connected to the USB Graphics device.
Please Note: If the monitors used are of different specifications, the system’s primary
graphics adapter will scale all settings to lower specification to maintain a uniform
aspect ratio.
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Extend To
This option allows you to specify the physical location of the monitor connected to the
USB32DP4K in relation to the systems on board monitor.
Screen Resolution
This option allows you to change the resolution on the monitor connected to the
USB32DP4K device. Simply select the desired option from the list of supported
resolutions displayed in the sub menu.
Screen Rotation
This option allows you to change orientation in which the screen is viewed. The two
most common types of orientation are portrait and landscape.
Set as Main Monitor
Selecting this option allows your computer to consider the monitor connected
through the USB32DP4K as your primary monitor. Your primary monitor displays all
system notifications, and takes priority with applications.
Notebook Monitor Off
Selecting this option disables the onboard system monitor. Please note this will
disable the monitor on a Desktop, or Notebook computer.
Off
This option disables the monitor connected to the USB32DP4K.
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Mac OSX
To configure the display settings and monitor positions, bring up the Displays
Preferences from the System Preferences menu:
The Display settings for each display will appear on the individual monitors
themselves. To configure them all from a single location, press the “Gather Windows”
button and each screen’s Displays Preferences windows will appear on that display.
All supported video resolutions will appear in the list on the left side. To change the
positioning of each display, click on the “Arrangement“ button (found only on the
primary display) and you can then virtually reposition each display.
Using the Adapter in Extended or Mirror Mode
By default the USB Display Adapter will be setup as an extended display. To change
the display as a mirrored/cloned display, check the “Mirror Display” box on the
“Arrangement” page for that monitors Displays settings window. To return the monitor
to an extended display, uncheck this option.
To use both extended and mirrored displays simultaneously, turn off mirroring then in
the “Arrangement” page press and hold the ‘cmd’ and ‘alt’ keys and drag and drop the
display you wish to mirror over the primary display (shown with the white bar).
Repeat this with each display you wish to mirror, all others will act as an
extended display.
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Changing the Primary Display
You can change which display is the primary display by moving the Menu Bar between
displays. Changing the primary display affects where new windows appear and the
position of the Dock.
To move the Menu Bar, click the white menu bar and drag it to the display you wish to
become the primary.
Configuring Displays from the Menu Bar
If you have checked the “Show displays in menu bar” in the Display Preferences
window, then you can configure displays by clicking the display icon in the menu bar.
This will show a menu similar to the following:
Media Playback
Please note that while operating in Extended Mode, USB Display Adapter can display
media files and DVDs using a broad variety of media players, however in Clone Mode,
limited support is available for video playback.
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Specifications
Audio Specification
5.1 Channel Surround (48Khz)
AV Input
USB 3.0
Interface
USB
Max Resolution
4K
AV Output
DisplayPort
Chipset ID
Displaylink DL5500
Color
Black
Enclosure Type
Plastic
Audio
Yes
OS Compatibility
Windows® 7 (32/64 bit) Windows 8/8.1 *Aero 3D
interface supported Mac OSX
Supported Resolutions
Widescreen (16/32 bit): 3840 x2160 (4K), 2560x1600,
2048x1152, 1920x1200, 1920x1080, 1680x1050,
1600x900, 1440x900, 1360x768, 1280x800, 1280x768,
1280x720
Standard (16/32 bit): 1600x1200, 1400x1050,
1280x1024, 1280x960, 1152x864, 1024x768, 800x600
Widescreem Supported
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Technical Support
StarTech.com’s lifetime technical support is an integral part of our commitment to
provide industry-leading solutions. If you ever need help with your product, visit
www.startech.com/support and access our comprehensive selection of online tools,
documentation, and downloads.
For the latest drivers/software, please visit www.startech.com/downloads
Warranty Information
This product is backed by a two year warranty.
In addition, StarTech.com warrants its products against defects in materials
and workmanship for the periods noted, following the initial date of purchase.
During this period, the products may be returned for repair, or replacement with
equivalent products at our discretion. The warranty covers parts and labor costs only.
StarTech.com does not warrant its products from defects or damages arising from
misuse, abuse, alteration, or normal wear and tear.
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officers, directors, employees or agents) for any damages (whether direct or indirect,
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or any pecuniary loss, arising out of or related to the use of the product exceed the
actual price paid for the product. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation
of incidental or consequential damages. If such laws apply, the limitations or exclusions
contained in this statement may not apply to you.
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