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  • Page 1 HP USB 3.0 Port Replicator User Guide...
  • Page 2 DisplayLink™ is an official software development partner. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents 1 Getting started ..............................1 Identifying components ........................1 Top and front components ....................1 Rear components ........................ 2 Left component ........................3 Setting up the USB port replicator ......................4 Step 1: Connecting to AC power ..................4 Step 2: Connecting to the computer ..................
  • Page 4 Index ................................... 20...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting started Identifying components This chapter identifies the visible hardware features of the HP USB 3.0 Port Replicator and provides setup instructions for the port replicator. NOTE: The port replicator may have features that are not supported by your computer.
  • Page 6: Rear Components

    Rear components Component Description Power connector Connects the port replicator AC adapter. USB 2.0 ports (2) Connect optional USB devices. USB 3.0 ports (2) Connect optional USB devices. Audio-in (microphone) jack Connects an optional computer headset microphone, sterro array microphone, or monaural microphone. Audio-out (headphone) jack Produces computer sound when connected to optional powered sterero speakers, headphones, headsets,...
  • Page 7: Left Component

    Left component When you are viewing the port replicator from the rear panel, the security cable slot appears on the right side. Component Description Security cable slot Attaches an optional security cable to the port replicator. NOTE: The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but it may not prevent the computer from being mishandled or stolen.
  • Page 8: Setting Up The Usb Port Replicator

    Setting up the USB port replicator Step 1: Connecting to AC power WARNING! To reduce the risk of electric shock or damage to your equipment: Plug the power cord in a grounded (earthed) outlet that is easily accessible at all times. Disconnect power from the equipment by unplugging the power cord from the electrical outlet.
  • Page 9: Step 2: Connecting To The Computer

    Step 2: Connecting to the computer To connect the computer to the port replicator: Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB 3.0 port (1) on the rear of the port replicator. NOTE: Be sure to connect the USB cable to the USB 3.0 port (1) on the port replicator as indicated below.
  • Page 10: Setting Up The Software

    HP Port Replicator Software Installer. If the HP Dock drive window does not open, right-click the Start button in the bottom-left corner of the desktop, and then click Explore or Open Windows Explorer depending on your computer operating system.
  • Page 11: Using The Software

    Using the software Using DisplayLink Use DisplayLink to configure the display of a monitor attached to the port replicator for computers running Windows Vista and XP: Click the DisplayLink icon in the Notification area, at the far right of the taskbar. To set the external monitor as an extension of the primary monitor, click Extend.
  • Page 12: Using Additional Software Features

    – or – To set the external monitor as a copy of the primary monitor on computers running Windows 7, select Duplicate these displays.To set the external monitor as a copy of the primary monitor on computers running Windows Vista or XP, select This is my main monitor. In addition to the display properties described above, Windows 7 allows you to configure some additional display settings using the Windows logo...
  • Page 13: Using The Port Replicator

    Using the port replicator Port replicator guidelines ● Operating systems—For optimal performance, use the port replicator with HP or Compaq computers running the Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP operating systems. ● Power—To use port replicator features, AC power must be connected to the port replicator.
  • Page 14: Connecting To A Network

    Connecting to a network You can connect your computer through the port replicator to a network. This requires an Ethernet cable (purchased separately). Connect the port replicator to your computer. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45 (network) jack on the port replicator (1) and connect the other end to an RJ-45 wall jack (2) or router.
  • Page 15: Connecting Usb Devices

    Connecting USB devices The port replicator has six USB ports: two USB 2.0 ports on the front panel, and two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports on the rear panel. Use the USB ports to connect optional external USB devices, such as a keyboard and mouse.
  • Page 16: Connecting To A Dvi Display Device

    Connecting to a DVI display device The port replicator can also be connected to an external DVI display device, such as a monitor or a projector, through the DisplayPort. The USB 3.0 port replicator supports video connections to the HDMI port and the DisplayPort at the same time. NOTE: The DisplayPort supports only DisplayPort monitors.
  • Page 17: Connecting Audio

    Do not connect more than one audio device to the port replicator. NOTE: The headphone jack on the computer is disabled when an audio device is connected to the port replicator, or when the port replicator is connected to the HP USB Notebook Speaker (purchased separately). Connecting analog audio devices...
  • Page 18: Connecting An Optional Security Cable

    Connecting an optional security cable NOTE: The security cable is designed to act as a deterrent, but it may not prevent the port replicator from being mishandled or stolen. To install a security cable: Loop the security cable around a secured object. Insert the key (1) into the cable lock (2).
  • Page 19: Disconnecting The Port Replicator

    Disconnecting the port replicator To disconnect the port replicator from the computer, follow these steps: Click the Safely Remove Hardware icon in the Notification area, at the far right of the taskbar. Click Safely Remove USB Docking Station. The Safe to Remove Hardware message is displayed.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Solving common problems The following tables list possible problems and the recommended solutions. General use and connection problems Problem Possible cause Solution The power light is off. The port replicator is not connected to Connect the power cord to the port AC power.
  • Page 21: Audio Problems

    – or – ● Click the Show hidden icons arrow in the Notification area, and then click the HP Connection Manager icon. In the HP Connection Manager window, click the WLAN power icon to turn it off. If you are using Windows XP: ●...
  • Page 22: Video Problems

    Older Intel graphics applications do not Download the latest Intel drivers from the primary monitor when using some support setting the external monitor as http://www.hp.com/support. Intel graphics applications. the primary monitor. The computer monitor does not work. The external monitor has been...
  • Page 23: Getting More Information

    The serial number and other information for the port replicator can be found on the service label located on the bottom of the port replicator. To contact support using your HP computer, select Start > Help and Support > Contact support to start a chat session with a support specialist.
  • Page 24 Index analog audio 13 ports audio connection DisplayPort 2 analog 13 HDMI 2 audio, connecting 13 USB 1, 2, 11 audio-in (microphone) jack 2 power audio-out (headphone) jack 2, 13 guidelines 9 port replicator, connecting 4 power connector 2, 4 computer connecting 5 sleeping 5...