Q: Is this dock compatible with USB-C ports?
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)?
A: For USB-C 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?
A: Windows 7 or above, macOS 10.13 or above, and Chrome OS 44 or above
Q: Does this dock require software like DisplayLink?
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?
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?
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)?
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)?
A: Yes, 60W of power pass-through using the laptops power supply
Q: How many monitors does the dock support and what is the maximum resolution supported?
A: Single Monitor: HDMI UHD 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz or VGA Full HD 2048 x 1152 @ 60Hz
Q: Does the dock support fast-charging for my phone?
A: Yes, USB Type-A port supports 5V/2.4A when laptop’s power supply is connected but the laptop is not currently connected
Q: What is the maximum speed on the USB ports?
A: USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gbps)
Q: Will this dock work with Kensington’s DockWorks software?
A: Yes, however, please visit https://www.kensington.com/dockworks/ for a complete list of the docking stations that are compatible with DockWorks.
Today's mobile professionals work in a variety of spaces, with old and new technologies. With Kensington's SD1600P USB-C Mobile 4K Dock with Pass-Through Charging, users can expand their desktop setup to include a full HD (VGA) or 4K (HDMI) display and connect to their favorite USB accessories using two USB 3.0 ports. Whether in a temporary workspace or a conference room, the SD1600P keeps users productive and powered up with pass-through charging for accessories. Built on USB-C technology and Power Delivery 3.0, users can connect with confidence to PC, MacBook or Chromebook knowing the SD1600P will let them expand their workspace, use their favorite accessories, and power their device at the same time.
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