It doesn’t matter how well our computer equipment is connected. Sooner or later, we’ll miss an extra port for connecting new accessories and devices, a situation in which hubs with extra ports usually come in handy.
This is precisely the case with the new Asus Dual 4K USB-C Dock, a compact and minimalist cutting team that promises to help us expand the ports of the computer with up to five additional outputs updated with the latest features. .
Asus Dual 4K USB-C Dock, technical specifications
Asus Dual 4K USB-C Docking Station
kind of team
HDMI, USB and Ethernet docking station
1xUSB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (10 Gbps / DisplayPort 1.4 / 85 W), 1xUSB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port (10 Gbps / 5 V 0.9 A) 1xUSB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (input: 100 W / DisplayPort 1.4 / 5 Gbps / 5 V 0.9 A) 1xHDMI 2.0 4K 60 Hz, FHD at 144 Hz, 1 x RJ-45 (Gigabit Ethernet), 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port (10 Gbps / 5 V 1, 5A)
armored aluminum 15 cm
The Dual 4K USB-C Docking Station is a 144 x 44 x 14 mm, 98 gram device that connects to your computer through a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port capable of delivering up to 100 watts of power and maximum transfer rate of 10 Gbit/s.
The body of the device houses five additional connections such as an HDMI 2.0 port, two more USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, another USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A and a Gigabit Ethernet port.
The idea is that we can, for example, connect two additional monitors using this device, being able to reach resolutions of up to 4K thanks to the combination of USB and HDMI ports, thus obtaining an extended workspace with support for refresh rates up to 144 Hz in the case of 2K video, only 30 Hz if we choose dual 4K output or 60 Hz if we want a single 4K output.
We can also use it to connect a second monitor and still have a free extra USB charging port with powers up to 100 watts for our mobiles, tablets and accessories, while maintaining a 10 Gbps data channel in the rest of the USB ports. connect hard drives and external memories.
Regarding the construction of the device itself, Asus guarantees that it has been designed with its durability and resistance in mind, incorporating a data cable shielded by an aluminum protector that reduces interference by up to at 60%.
Price and availability
At this time, Asus has not specified when the Dual 4K USB-C Dock will arrive in our stores or the final price of the equipment, so we will stay tuned to update this information when it comes. will be available.
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