Sony VAIO Notebook Dock With DisplayLink USB Graphics Ships

Posted: Sep 9 2008, 12:37pm CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:27am CDT, in News | Hardware & Peripherals

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Sony is now shipping a dock for VAIO laptop computers that features built-in DisplayLink Graphics Technology. The dock is called the VGP-UPR1 and can connect a DVI or analog display to the notebook via a single USB connection.

The USB connection is able to support display resolutions up to 1600 x 1200. The dock is universal and works with all VAIO notebooks and other notebook brands. The dock also offers an Ethernet jack, headphone, mic, and four USB 2.0 ports. It measures 11" L x 1.25" H x 2.92" W and weighs 1.032 pounds. The dock retails for $199.99.

"USB connectivity makes this dock the most convenient yet in the Sony portfolio, ensuring that graphics images can be smoothly displayed through a familiar USB plug-in," says Hamid Farzaneh, DisplayLink president and CEO. "The Sony VAIO dock with embedded DisplayLink expertise brings a powerful combination of productivity, simplicity and style benefiting both busy workers and consumers alike."

Via Sony

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