USB-C™ Multiport Adapter for Laptops - 4K HDMI
or VGA - USB 3.0 - White and Silver
DKT30CHVW
*actual product may vary from photos
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this product, please visit www.startech.com/DKT30CHVW.
Manual Revision: 02/23/2017
FCC Compliance Statement
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 turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by StarTech.com could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Industry Canada Statement
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe [B] est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B)
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Table of Contents
Introduction.......................................................................................................... 1
Packaging contents................................................................................................................................... 1
System requirements................................................................................................................................ 1
Product diagram.................................................................................................. 2
Front view..................................................................................................................................................... 2
Rear view....................................................................................................................................................... 2
About USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 Gen 1.................................................................. 3
About USB-C (USB Type-C)............................................................................... 3
Install the adapter............................................................................................... 3
Connect the adapter................................................................................................................................. 3
Power the adapter..................................................................................................................................... 3
Install the drivers........................................................................................................................................ 3
Configure a display device............................................................................... 4
Supported video resolutions........................................................................... 4
Technical support................................................................................................ 6
Warranty information........................................................................................ 6
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Introduction
The DKT30CHVW lets you create a workstation for your laptop when you’re on the
move. It’s USB-powered, so it doesn’t require a separate power adapter. The adapter
connects to your laptop through its integrated USB-C™ cable. It also features an
HDMI® port and a VGA port, so you can connect a single external monitor. You can also
connect wired Gigabit Internet to the RJ45 port, and a USB peripheral to the USB 3.0
port.
Packaging contents
• 1x USB-C multiport adapter for laptops
• 1x instruction manual
System requirements
• Host laptop with an available USB-C port (to ensure full functionality, the host USB-C
port must support DP alt mode)
• HDMI or VGA equipped display(s) with cable(s) as needed (for connecting one
external display)
• A 4K display is required to achieve 3840 x 2160p resolution (4K is also known as 4K
x 2K)
• Any of the following operating systems:
o Windows® 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
o Windows 8 / 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
o Mac OS 10.10 and later (tested up to 10.11)
o Chrome OS™
Notes:
• Only one video output port can be used at a time (HDMI or VGA). If two displays are
connected, the HDMI port takes priority.
• Video output capabilities are dependent on the video card and hardware
specification of your connected host laptop.
• Not all USB-C ports support full functionality of the USB Type-C™ standard
Operating system requirements are subject to change. For the latest requirements,
please visit www.startech.com/DKT30CHVW.
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Product diagram
Front view
Gigabit
RJ45
VGA
USB 3.0
Side view
USB-C (USB 3.0 - 5Gbps)
downstream (data only)
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HDMI
About USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 Gen 1
USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1. This connectivity standard offers speeds up
to 5Gbps. Any mention of USB 3.0 in this manual or on the StarTech.com website for
DKT30CHVW refers to the 5Gbps USB 3.1 Gen 1 standard.
About USB-C
Not all USB-C ports support the full functionality of the USB Type-C standard. This
adapter’s USB-C port supports data throughput (up to 5Gbps), as well as DP alt mode
(video over USB-C). The adapter does not support USB power delivery 2.0.
Install the adapter
The adapter is natively supported when connected to a compatible operating system
(see the System requirements topic for supported operating systems). It automatically
detects and installs the required drivers once connected to a USB-C port on your host
laptop.
Connect the adapter
1. Connect your external display to the adapter (for example, an HDMI or VGA monitor).
2. Connect your peripherals to the adapter (for example, a USB device such as a keyboard, or RJ45 network device).
3. Connect the adapter’s built-in USB-C cable to a USB-C port on your host laptop.
Note: Only one video output port can be used at a time (HDMI or VGA). If two displays
are connected, the HDMI port takes priority.
Power the adapter
The adapter is bus-powered (powered by your host laptop’s USB-C port) and does not
require or support a separate power adapter. Once connected to a host laptop, the
adapter is powered.
Install the drivers
Once the adapter is powered and connected to your host laptop, the required drivers
install automatically.
If the drivers don’t automatically install, follow the below steps to complete the driver
installation:
1. If the Found New Hardware dialog box appears on your screen, close the dialog
box or click Cancel.
2. Download the latest drivers, by using a Web browser to navigate to www.startech.
com/DKT30CHVW.
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3. Click the Support tab.
4. Download the driver.
5. When the download is complete, extract the contents of the compressed file that you downloaded.
6. Double-click the appropriate driver for the version of operating system that you’re running and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Note: You may be asked to restart your computer to complete the installation.
Configure a display device
Use your operating system to adjust display settings for multiple monitors (for
example, using your laptop screen plus an HDMI display).
To use an external display with the adapter:
• Your laptop hardware must support DP alt mode, as well as an external display,
through its USB-C port.
• Only one video output port can be used at a time (HDMI or VGA). If two displays are
connected, the HDMI port takes priority.
• Set the refresh rates of a connected external monitor to the same values as your
laptop screen, otherwise your monitor might not display properly.
Supported video resolutions
The adapter supports the following maximum resolutions.
Video Output
Maximum Resolution
HDMI
3840 x 2160p (4K UltraHD)
VGA
2048 x 1280p
• Only one video output port can be used at a time (HDMI or VGA). If two displays are
connected, the HDMI port takes priority and VGA is disabled.
• Depending on the configuration and the supported resolutions of your connected
display, the adapter supports resolutions lower than specified.
• Video output capabilities are dependent on the video card and hardware
specifications of your connected host laptop.
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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 three-year warranty.
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,
special, punitive, incidental, consequential, or otherwise), loss of profits, loss of business,
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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