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Kensington aims high — from the quality and value of our products to the service and support we provide our customers. Here’s everything you need to set up your new SD1650P Docking Station.

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SD1650P, inside and out.

 

SD1650P docking station with port information

Need guidance with setup?

 

Kensington takes pride in making our comprehensive installation guides easy to follow with simple illustrations and step-by-step instructions. This guide will walk you through setup and help you get to know your new docking station.

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SD1650P docking station on desk

FAQs

  • Q: Is this dock compatible with USB-C ports? 
  • Q: Does this docking station support device charging (i.e. will it charge my laptop)? 
  • Q: What operating systems does this dock support? 
  • Q: Does this dock require software like DisplayLink? 
  • Q: Will this dock be compatible with computers that have a Thunderbolt 3 port? 
  • Q: What if my device has a USB-C port but it doesn’t support DisplayPort Alt Mode? 
  • Q: What if my device has a USB-C port but it doesn’t support Power Delivery (PD)? 
  • Q: Does this dock support USB Power Delivery (PD)? 
  • Q: How many monitors does the dock support and what is the maximum resolution supported? 
  • Q: Does the dock support fast-charging for my phone? 
  • Q: What is the maximum speed on the USB ports? 
  • Q: Will this dock work with Kensington’s DockWorks software? 
Q: Is this dock compatible with USB-C ports?  Chevron Icon

A: Yes, the dock works with computing devices (ex: laptops, 2-in-1’s, etc.) that have at least one available USB-C port.  

Q: Does this docking station support device charging (i.e. will it charge my laptop)?  Chevron Icon

A: For USB-C ports that support Power Delivery, yes.  Please check the specs of your laptop or contact us and we can help you identify if your USB-C port supports Power Delivery.  

Q: What operating systems does this dock support?  Chevron Icon

A: Windows 10+ / macOS 10.15+ / Chrome OS 44+ / Android 9+ / iOS 14+

Q: Does this dock require software like DisplayLink?  Chevron Icon

A: No, this dock is plug and play, no software is required.  

Q: Will this dock be compatible with computers that have a Thunderbolt 3 port?  Chevron Icon

A: Yes, the dock is compatible with a laptop that has a Thunderbolt 3 port, however, it will not deliver the maximum bandwidth of Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps), but rather deliver what the dock supports (5Gbps or 10Gbps, depending on docking station). 

Q: What if my device has a USB-C port but it doesn’t support DisplayPort Alt Mode?  Chevron Icon

A: Unfortunately, if your USB-C port doesn’t support Alt Mode, then you won’t receive video output. If this is the case, one of our USB-A or Hybrid USB-A/USB-C docks would work better for you.  

Q: What if my device has a USB-C port but it doesn’t support Power Delivery (PD)?  Chevron Icon

A: The dock will work correctly with video and data (including audio and Ethernet), but the dock would not be able to supply charging to the target laptop. 

Q: Does this dock support USB Power Delivery (PD)?  Chevron Icon

A: Yes, 100W of power pass-through using the laptops power supply. Optional Kensington 100W Power Adapter (K33821) sold separately.

Q: How many monitors does the dock support and what is the maximum resolution supported?  Chevron Icon

A: Single Monitor: HDMI UHD 4K @ 30Hz or VGA Full HD 1080p @ 60Hz

Q: Does the dock support fast-charging for my phone?  Chevron Icon

A: No

Q: What is the maximum speed on the USB ports?  Chevron Icon

A: USB 3.2 Gen1 (5Gbps)

Q: Will this dock work with Kensington’s DockWorks software?  Chevron Icon

A: No, however please visit https://www.kensington.com/dockworks/ for a complete list of the docking stations that are compatible with DockWorks. 

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