User's Manual
Netbook Docking Station
User’s Manual
Netbook Docking Station User’s Manual
ABOUT THIS MANUAL
This manual is designed for use with the Mini Docking Station. Information in this document has been
carefully checked for accuracy; however, no guarantee is given to the correctness of the contents. The
information in this document is subject to change without notice. The manufacturer does not make any
representations or warranties (implied or otherwise) regarding the accuracy and completeness of this
document and shall in no event be liable for any loss of profit or any commercial damage, including but not
limited to special, incidental, consequential, or other damage.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Always read the safety instructions carefully:
 Keep this User’s Manual for future reference
 Keep this equipment away from humidity
 If any of the following situation arises, get the equipment checked by a service technician:
 The equipment has been dropped and damaged.
 The equipment has obvious sign of breakage.
 The equipment has not been working well or you cannot get it to work according to the User’s Manual.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
1. Introduction .......................................................................................................1
Features ............................................................................................................................. 2
Package Contents .............................................................................................................. 2
System Requirements........................................................................................................ 2
Front Panel ........................................................................................................................ 3
Rear Panel ......................................................................................................................... 4
2. Installation .........................................................................................................5
A. Connecting the Docking Station to Computer ............................................................. 5
B. On Windows 2000 / XP / Vista..................................................................................... 5
C. On Windows 7 .............................................................................................................. 8
D. Connecting Devices to the Docking Station .............................................................. 10
Connecting DVI Monitor.........................................................................................................10
Connecting USB Devices ........................................................................................................10
3. Using the Docking Station with Video.............................................................. 11
USB 2.0 Ports.................................................................................................................. 11
Display Modes .........................................................................................................................11
Adjusting Resolution, Color Depth and Refresh Rate .............................................................15
Disconnecting the Docking Station .........................................................................................17
How Standby or Hibernate Mode Affects Devices Attached to the Docking Station..... 18
External Monitors ....................................................................................................................18
Other Devices ..........................................................................................................................18
4. Uninstalling the Drivers ..................................................................................19
Uninstalling the USB or Ethernet Display Adapter ........................................................ 19
5. Specifications..................................................................................................20
6. Regulatory Compliance ..................................................................................21
FCC Conditions .............................................................................................................. 21
CE ................................................................................................................................... 21
WEEE Information ......................................................................................................... 21
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1. Introduction
Netbook Docking Station provides a quick and easy connection to the workspace
peripherals you use every day. Especially it has Auto-install function that Install CD
not requires when you want install driver into host devices. It’s suitable with
Netbook or without CD-ROM devices user.
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Features

DualView let you expend your work area across your notebook screen and external
monitor.

Dual display settings – Allows you to switch between mirror and extended video
modes.

DVI monitor output – Supports video resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 (HDTV Out mode)
with a refresh rate of 60 Hz.

Build-in Auto-install function (installation CD not requires). Suitable with Netbook or
without CD-ROM devices user.

Six USB port makes connections quick and easy.

One forward-facing USB 2.0 port – Ideal for use with memory keys and other “quick
access” devices.

Gain instant access to your keyboard, monitor, mouse and all peripherals with one
USB plug.
Supports Windows XP, Vista 32/64 bit, Windows 7

Package Contents

Netbook Docking Station
x1

USB 2.0 Cable
x1
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Power Adapter
x1

DVI-to-VGA adapter
x1
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User’s Manual
x1
System Requirements

Windows XP, Vista 32/64 bit, Windows 7
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Front Panel
USB 2.0 downstream ports: For connection to USB
peripherals.
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Rear Panel
5 USB 2.0 downstream ports (A type female
connector): For connection to USB
peripherals.
DVI video output port: For connection to a VGA or DVI
monitor.
For DVI model, if you want to connect to a VGA monitor, us
provided DVI to VGA adapter for connection.
USB upstream port: For connection to the USB
port of the host computer.
Power jack: For connection to the provided power
adapter. The Docking Station always needs
external power supply for operation, as it does not
take power from the USB bus.
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2. Installation
A. Connecting the Docking Station to Computer
1. Plug the power cord of the power adaptor into the DC IN jack on the back of the
docking station and then connect the power adapter to a working electrical
outlet.
The Power indicator on the front panel glows when the docking station is
powered on.
2. Plug the square end of the USB cable into the USB upstream connector at the
back of the docking station.
3. Plug the other end of the USB cable into an available USB 2.0 port on your
computer.
B. On Windows XP / Vista
1. When plugging Mini Docking Station to your computer by USB cable. Please
locate and double-click Run Autorun.exe to execute DisplayLink Driver under
Vista.
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2.
Please click I Accept after reading the statement of “Software End User License
Agreement”.
3. Please wait while Windows configures DisplayLink Core Software. Your screens
may temporarily go black or flash during this process.
Note: You may need to restart your system for the configuration changes made to
DisplayLink Graphics to take effect.
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4. After the installation is completed, you will see the DisplayLink Manager Icon in
System Tray that looks like a monitor as below. Click on the icon to bring up the
menu.
-Extend Mode: The screen is part
of the extended desktop.
-Mirror Mode: The screen copies
the contents of the primary screen.
-Off Mode: The screen is black.
-Set as Main Monitor: The screen
is the primary screen.
-Notebook monitor off: The
Notebook screen is black and the
DisplayLink screen is the primary
screen.
*Actual strings depend on your operation system. These screen shots are from Windows XP SP2 and Vista ,
it might vary slightly for each operation system.
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C. On Windows 7
To install the Driver:
1.
Plug Mini Docking Station to your computer by USB cable. Please locate and
double-click Run Autorun.exe to execute DisplayLink Driver.
2.
Please click I Accept after reading the statement of “Software End User
License Agreement”.
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3.
Please wait while Windows configures DisplayLink Core Software. Your
screens may temporarily go black or flash during this process.
4.
After the installation is completed, the following Window will pop up. You can
change the appearance of your displays through the Window. Moreover,
additional controls are available in Windows 7: Orientation (Portrait, landscape,
rotated portrait, rotated landscape)
5. To control the behavior of an attached DisplayLink device (or screen), it is
possible to use Windows Key+P to display a menu (and cycle through it) to
allow: Disconnect Projector, Duplicate, Extend, Projector Only.
*Actual strings depend on your operation system. These screen shots are from Windows 7 and
might vary slightly for each operation system.
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D. Connecting Devices to the Docking Station
Now the installation is complete. You can connect the peripherals/monitor to
appropriate ports on the docking station as required. If required, you can connect
and disconnect the peripherals/monitor any time without disconnecting the docking
station from the USB port on your computer.
Connecting DVI Monitor
E. For DVI model: The equipped DVI-I (DVI-Integrated) connector transmits both
the digital and analog signals. This means it supports either of these two
connection types:
 It can be connected to a DVI-D (digital) monitor using a DVI cable (not
provided)
 Or, it can be connected to an analog VGA monitor using the privided DVI-I
to VGA adapter and a VGA cable (not provided).
Upon the connection it’s normal that the screen flicks black a couple of times. Once
the connection is done, an extended screen will appear on the add-on monitor.
Sometimes it takes time for the add-on monitor to show the video. Please wait for
while.
For Windows Vista, if the add-on monitor has been blank for a while, please
reboot your system again.
To change the display mode, see next chapter for instructions.
Connecting USB Devices
Connect your USB devices to the USB ports on the docking station. As long as one
USB device is connected to the port and the connection works properly, the USB
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LED glows green (on). When no USB device is connected to the port, the LED light
is off.
If your USB device, such as a printer or optical drive, etc., came with its own AC
adaptor, make sure that it is plugged into the device and a working electrical outlet.
3. Using the Docking Station with Video
USB 2.0 Ports
The Six USB ports on the docking station function just like the ports on a USB hub.
Just connect any USB device to the docking station’s USB ports when required.
A.
All the four USB ports provide power when the computer is either off, suspended
or hibernated. This means you can use the USB port for power charging purpose.
B.
The USB port supports hot-plug feature. You may plug and unplug an USB device
from the docking station at any time when required.
C.
Some USB devices, e.g., printers and optical drives, require higher power to
operate. To use these devices, the power adapter shipped with the device should
be plugged into the device and the mains.
Video Port
Display Modes
There are several ways you can utilize the monitor attached on the docking station.
The add-on monitor can be configured to use either “mirror mode”, “extended
mode” or be the primary display as described in this section.
Extend Your Windows Desktop to Add-on Monitor (Default)
In this so-called “extended mode”, your display will be spread over the add-on
monitor(s). This mode allows you to perform multiple tasks more effectively without
overlapping windows.
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Extended mode is the default setting. To set up the video component to use or
restore extended mode, follow these steps:
1. Position the mouse anywhere on your computer desktop, right-click and select
Screen Resolution on Win 7, Personalize > Display Settings on Vista or
Properties > Settings on XP/2000.
2. In the Display drop-down menu, select the option with the string “DisplayLink
Graphics Adapter”.
3. Check the Multiple Displays> Extend these displays on Win 7, Extend the
desktop onto this monitor box on Vista or Extend my Windows desktop
onto this monitor box on XP/2000.
4. Drag the icons in the window at the top of the screen to match the physical
arrangement of your primary monitor and add-on monitor.
The add-on monitor connected to the docking station may be identified as
either "2" or “3”, depending on your computer, although there may not be a total
of 3 screens connected.
5. Click OK to close the settings screen.
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Once the setting is done, to use your extended desktop, simply drag and drop
your open windows over to your second monitor. However, note that some
applications may not support display on the extended desktop.
Cursor disappeared ?
If you’re in extneded mode but the add-on monitor is not connected, the desktop
still pans to the add-on monitor and it’s possible that your cursor has moved to
the extended desktop so that you cannot find it on the primary display. To solve
the problem in such a case, connect the add-on monitor to the docking station or
keep moving your mouse to try or unplug the docking station first to restore the
cursor.
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Video and DVD Playback in Extened Mode
On Windows Vista with extended mode, it’s suggested that you run video or DVD
playback programs on your primary monitor instead of the add-on monitor to
ensure the playback performance.
Mirror Your Windows Desktop
This mode is referred to as “mirror” or “clone” mode. In this mode, your original
screen (the primary display) will be mirrored to the add-on monitor.
In mirror mode, the video component will automatically select the settings (screen
resolution, color quality and refresh rate) for the add-on monitor. But you can
manually adjust the settings as required. However, the settings of the add-on
monitor are limited by that of the primary monitor. For example, even though your
add-on monitor supports a resolution of up to 1680x1050, you can only configure it
to use 1280x1024 due to the primary monitor only supports a resolution of up to
1280x1024.
If you change the video output to extended mode and then want to switch back to
mirror mode, follow these steps:
1. Position the mouse anywhere on your computer desktop, right-click and select
Screen Resolution on Win 7, Personalize > Display Settings on Vista or
Properties > Settings on XP/2000.
2. In the Display drop-down menu, select the option with the string “DisplayLink
Graphics Adapter”.
3. Check the Multiple Displays> Duplicate these displays on Win 7, uncheck
the Extend the desktop onto this monitor on Vista or Extend my Windows
desktop onto this monitor on XP/2000.
4. Click OK to close the settings screen.
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Be the Primary Monitor
To make the add-on monitor the primary display:
1. Position the mouse anywhere on your computer desktop, right-click and select
Screen Resolution on Win 7, Personalize > Display Settings on Vista or
Properties > Settings on XP/2000.
2. In the Display drop-down menu, select the option ends with DisplayLink
Graphics Adapter.
3. Check the This is my main monitor box on Vista/Win 7 or Use this device as
the primary monitor box on XP/2000.
On some PCs and laptops it is necessary to disable the main display (i.e.
uncheck the Extend the desktop onto this monitor or Extend my Windows
desktop onto this monitor box for the main display) as part of the same
settings change.
4. Click OK to close the settings screen.
The add-on monitor stays primary if the PC enters hibernate or suspend mode
or is rebooted. If the add-on monitor is unplugged, the main display becomes
primary again.
Adjusting Resolution, Color Depth and Refresh Rate
There are three components that make up the screen mode:
Resolution: In common usage, this refers to the number of pixels displayed on
screen horizontally and vertically.
Color Depth: This defines the number of different colors that can be shown on the
screen at the same time.
Refresh rate: Measures the speed that the entire screen is rescanned. Higher
frequencies reduce flicker.
Some monitors advertise the supported modes through the video connector. If this
is the case, the video component identifies the supported modes from the monitor.
If the monitor does not advertise the supported modes, the video software chooses
a set of common screen modes for the monitor.
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The software supports the modes listed below.
Color Depth
Resolution
640x480
800x600
1024x768
1280x960
1280x1024
1360x768
1366x768
1368x768
1400x1050
1440x900
1600x1200
1680x1050
1920x1080
Refresh rates available at
Refresh rates available at
16 bit color quality
32 bit color quality
60 72 75 85
60 72 75 85
56 60 72 75 85
56 60 72 75 85
60 70 75 85
60 70 75 85
60 85
60 85
60 75
60 75
60
60
50 60
50 60
60
60
60 75 85
60 75 85
60
60
60
60
60
60
60 50
60 50
About the resolutions and refresh rates available to users
The resolutions and refresh rates available to the user through Windows are a
comprise of the support from the following elements:
■ The
video component of the docking station
■ The
primary monitor and the add-on monitor
■ The
primary video card on your computer and installed drivers
Therefore, for example, if your monitor doesn’t support a resolution of
1600x1200, then 1600x1200 is not possible though your dokcing station’s video
component supports 1600x1200. This ensures that the monitor cannot be put
into an unsupported mode, which might damage it.
If cloning the primary display, the video component will try to use the preferred
monitor mode. In some cases, this may not be the most appropriate mode for the
cloned desktop. It is recommended that the primary display resolution be changed
to closer match the default resolution of the add-on monitor.
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To configure the three components (resolution, color depth and refresh rate) of a
screen mode, follow these steps:
1. Position the mouse anywhere on your computer desktop, right-click and select
Screen Resolution on Win 7, Personalize > Display Settings on Vista or
Properties > Settings on XP/2000.
2. In the Display drop-down menu, select the option ends with DisplayLink
Graphics Adapter.
3. To change the screen resolution or color quality, select those options on the
screen. Be sure to select one of the supported resolutions and color quality
numbers in the table above. For an add-on monitor, you can also select any
resolution or color quality supported by that monitor.
4. To change the refresh rate, click Advanced… and then click Monitor.
5. Select a refresh rate from the Screen refresh rate drop-down list and then click
Apply.
6. Click OK to close the settings screen.
Disconnecting the Docking Station
If the docking station is unplugged from the computer, the add-on monitor goes
blank. All windows and icons move to the primary screen.
On reconnection of the docking station, the docking station returns to the same
mode as it was before disconnection. However, windows and icons that were
previously on the screen will not be moved back.
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How Standby or Hibernate Mode Affects Devices
Attached to the Docking Station
External Monitors
When the docking station is connected to a computer and an external monitor, if the
computer goes into standby or hibernate mode, the external monitor display goes
blank.
When the computer returns to an active state, the external monitor display keeps
the same settings it had before the computer went into standby or hibernate mode.
However, if the add-on monitor was set for extended mode, windows that were
previously on the external monitor will not move back to that secondary monitor.
Also, if the add-on monitor is in extended mode and the computer requires a login
after standby or hibernate mode, the login screen appears on the primary computer
monitor, not the external monitor.
If the computer is shut down, restarted and logged in, again the add-on monitor
returns to the same mode as it was before shutdown.
Other Devices
If another device is connected to a port on the docking station and the computer
goes into standby or hibernate mode, that device will not function. For example, if
you are using the Ethernet port for high-speed network access, network access will
not be available until the computer returns to an active state.
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4. Uninstalling the Drivers
Uninstalling the Driver
Please take these steps to uninstall Drive:
1. Open the Control Panel and double-click Uninstall a Program on Win 7,
Programs and Features on Vista or Add or Remove Programs on 2000/XP.
2. Select DisplayLink Graphics…and click Uninstall or Remote
3. Click Yes to confirm the removal.
4. Click Yes to restart your computer. You can also disconnect the video
connection now.
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5. Specifications
General
Host Interface
USB 2.0
Operating System
Windows XP, Vista 32/64 bit, Windows 7
Support
Ports and Connectors
Upstream
1 x USB Type B Female (Black)
USB Hub Downstream
6x USB Type A Female (Black)
Video Output Port
1 x DVI Female (White).
Power
1 x DC Jack (Black).
LEDs
Power LED
On: Power is supplied to the docking station.
Off: No power is supplied to the docking station.
USB Hub LED
On: Any of the four USB downstream ports is connected to a
USB device.
Off: No USB device is connected.
* Specification is subject to change without further notice.
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6. Regulatory Compliance
FCC Conditions
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference
(2) This device must accept any interference received. Including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
CE
This equipment is in compliance with the requirements of the following regulations:
EN 55 022: CLASS B
WEEE Information
For EU (European Union) member users:
According to the WEEE (Waste electrical and electronic equipment) Directive, do not
dispose of this product as household waste or commercial waste. Waste electrical and
electronic equipment should be appropriately collected and recycled as required by
practices established for your country. For information on recycling of this product,
please contact your local authorities, your household waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
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