USB 2.0 Docking Station offers audio and video capabilities.
December 16, 2009 -
With Model ACP51US, users can connect all peripherals including external monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, and speakers via One Touch high-speed interface. Station provides ergonomic tilt for comfortable typing and keeps laptop elevated for ventilation. Utilizing DisplayLink(TM) technology, station supports monitor resolution up to 2,048 x 1,152. It features 4 USB ports, including 2 high-power USB ports; 1 Ethernet port; 1 DVI video port; and two 3.5 audio ports.
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1211-T N. Miller Ave.
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Targus® Keeps Businesses Connected with Its New USB 2.0 Docking Station with Video
The Simple 'One Touch' Docking Station Offers Audio and Video Capabilities and Lets You Connect Your Office Peripherals via a Single USB Connection
ANAHEIM, Calif., -- Targus® Inc., maker of the world's top-selling laptop computer cases and accessories, announced today the latest addition to its line of docking stations - the USB 2.0 Docking Station with Video (ACP51US), a USB based device with video output capabilities that allows you easily to connect all of your peripherals including an external monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, speakers or other USB devices often used in the office with its single "One Touch" high-speed interface. These peripherals can remain permanently connected to the dock, which eliminates the hassle of having to connect multiple devices every time you setup your laptop/netbook.
Targus' new docking station provides an ergonomic tilt for a comfortable typing angle and also keeps your laptop elevated, providing ventilation while in use. The device features two "high-power" USB ports, to power or charge high-power portable devices such as a BlackBerry®, iPhone®/iPod® or camera. It also helps IT departments minimize support calls due to user error by preventing devices from being connected incorrectly every time they enter the working environment.
"Our newest docking station offers enhanced connectivity, which improves efficiency and the overall user experience with the ability to permanently connect all of their USB devices no matter where they are," stated Carolyn Perrier, vice president of product management and marketing at Targus. "With video output capabilities combined with an ergonomic design, cooling and high-power charging abilities, this new Targus Docking Station is the ultimate in business connectivity."
The Targus USB 2.0 Docking Station with Video utilizes DisplayLink(TM) technology supporting monitor resolutions up to 2048 x 1152 and is Windows® 7, XP and Vista® compatible. It features four USB ports, including two high-power USB ports, for portable accessories such as Blackberries, iPhones/iPods, cameras and more. Additional ports include one Ethernet (10/100) for high speed network connections; one DVI video port, and two 3.5 audio ports for speakers/headphones or a microphone.
The Targus USB 2.0 Docking Station with Video (ACP51US) is currently available with a one-year limited warranty at an MSRP of $159.99. This and other Targus accessories are available at Targus.com as well as through leading retailers, VARs, e-tailers, and direct marketers.
Targus created the mobile accessory category with its invention of the laptop case over 25 years ago. The company continues to advance the mobile accessories category with innovative and relevant solutions for today's mobile lifestyle. Targus products enhance productivity, connectivity, and security, liberating users to work in any and all environments with the utmost convenience and comfort. Founded in 1983, Targus' headquarters are located in Anaheim, Calif., with offices worldwide and distribution agreements in more than 100 countries. For more information on Targus visit targus.com.
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