The Dell Wireless Docking Station (WLD15: WiGig capable)

The Dell Wireless Docking Station (WLD15: WiGig capable)





The Dell Wireless Docking Station (WLD15) and Dell Latitude systems with the Intel 17265, 18260, or 18265 wireless card are required for a WiGig connection to the dock.


The Dell Wireless Dock (WLD15).

The Dell Wireless Dock (WLD15) (See Figure 1.) is the second generation WiGig docking station for Dell. It is designed based on the Tri-band Intel 17265 / 18265 802.11ac wireless local area network (WLAN) and Intel WiGig 1.1 specifications. This Wireless Dock has the following features:

  • Video connections: 1 - mini-DisplayPort (DP1.2), 1 - HDMI (1.4) and 1 - Video Graphics Array (VGA) (Dock can support any combination of 2 displays for Dual Monitor Display)
  • I/O ports: 1 - Headset Connection, 1 - Speaker out
  • Network port: 1 - 10/100/1000 LAN Connection
  • USB: 2 - front USB 3.0 ports (one with Powershare), 1 - rear USB 3.0 port, 2 - rear USB 2.0 ports
  • Wireless status LED:
    • Search/Disconnected mode: Steady Amber
    • Connected mode: Steady White
    • Pairing: Amber blinking
    • Firmware upgrade: White blinking
    • Error: Alternating White and amber
  • Operating system support: Windows 7, 8, 8.1,& 10
  • System Requirements: Computers equipped with an Intel WiGig antenna and Intel WiGig Module (Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 17265 / 18265 WiGig + WLAN + BT4.0LE Wireless Card or Intel® Tri-Band Wireless-AC 18260 WiGig + WLAN + BT4.0LE Wireless Card) supporting WBE protocol

Dell WLD15 Wireless Dock
Figure 1. - The Dell WLD15 Wireless Dock


Dell WiGi Compatible Systems.

Systems that are compatible with the WLD15 WiGig Wireless Dock meet the following minimum hardware/software requirements:

  • The system must be equipped with an Intel WiGig antenna
  • The system must be equipped with an Intel 17265 / 18265 Tri-Band 802.11ac WLAN module or a Intel 18260 Tri-Band 802.11ac WLAN module
  • WiGi is supported in Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or Windows 10

As of Mar 2018, Wireless Dock (WLD15) compatible systems include:

Latitude 12 5280
Latitude 14 5480 / 5488
Latitude 15 5580
Latitude 12 7280
Latitude 13 7370
Latitude 13 7380
Latitude 12 5285
Latitude 12 5289 2-in-1
Latitude 14 7480
Latitude 12 E5270
Latitude 14 E5470/5470
Latitude 15 E5570
Latitude 12 E7270
Latitude 14 E7470/7470
Latitude 15 E5250/5250
Latitude 15 E5450/5450
Latitude 15 E7250/7250
Precision 15 3510
NOTE: The previous WiGig option (D5000 wireless dock) is not compatible with the Intel 17265 Wireless/18260 Wireless
NOTE: The WLD15 Wireless Dock will not connect to systems equipped with the previous generation Dell Wireless 1601 WiGig WLAN device.

REFERENCE: WLD15 Users guide



Article ID: SLN297279

Last Date Modified: 03/16/2020 03:44 PM


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