Dell DA305 User Manual

Dell DA305 User Manual

6-in-1 usb-c multiport adapter


Dell 6-in-1 USB-C Multiport
Adapter DA305
User's Guide
Regulatory Model: DA305z/DA305u


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Summary of Contents for Dell DA305

  • Page 1 Dell 6-in-1 USB-C Multiport Adapter DA305 User’s Guide Regulatory Model: DA305z/DA305u...
  • Page 2 WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. © 2022 Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Dell, EMC, and other trademarks are trademarks of Dell Inc. or its subsidiaries. Other trademarks may be trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents What’s in the box............4 Features................5 Front view ..............5 Back view..............5 Using your DA305 multiport adapter........6 Troubleshooting............11 Specifications............13 Statutory information............14 Warranty..............14 Getting Help..............15 Contacting Dell............15...
  • Page 4: What's In The Box

    What’s in the box Quick Start Guide 1 Dell 6-in-1 USB-C Multiport 2 Documents Adapter: DA305...
  • Page 5: Features

    Features Front view 1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) 2 Ethernet port USB-C port 3 USB-C cable 4 USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) USB-A ports Back view 5 HDMI port 6 DisplayPort...
  • Page 6: Using Your Da305 Multiport Adapter

    Using your DA305 multiport adapter 1. Using your fingertips, hold the bottom section of the DA305. 2. With the USB-C cable facing you, turn the top section to release the USB-C cable.
  • Page 7 3. Connect the USB-C cable of your DA305 to the Thunderbolt port (15W) or USB-C (DisplayPort Alt Mode, 15W or 7.5W) port on your PC. The image below shows the DA305 connected to several peripherals without an external power source.
  • Page 8 4. The DA305 supports power delivery pass-through up to 90W when connected to the Thunderbolt or USB-C (Display Port Alt Mode) port of your PC. Power can be supplied by the USB-C power adapter or USB-C monitor with power delivery capability that supports charging feature. The following two images show DA305 connected to an external power source via USB-C power adapter or USB-C monitor.
  • Page 9 5. The DA305 display ports and ethernet port support power FRS (Fast Role Swap). (a) If DA305 is connected to a PC and a USB-C power adapter, and the user chooses to disconnect the USB-C power adapter from the DA305, it will switch the power source from the USB-C power adapter to the PC instantly without affecting the functionality of the display ports and ethernet port.
  • Page 10 6. The DA305 display MFDP USB-C NOTE: The DA305 supports only one display at a time USB-C Dual USB-A 10 Gbps 10 Gbps Video port Connect an external display or a projector. Connect an Ethernet (RJ45) cable from a Ethernet port router or a broadband modem for network or internet access.
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible solutions The DA305 does not The DA305 is only compatible with the USB-C port on the work with the USB-A PC, i.e. Thunderbolt port or USB-C (DisplayPort Alt Mode) port on the PC port. Multiple displays are not The DA305 supports only single display out.
  • Page 12 • The DA305 supports max 90W power delivery pass- charging your PC or through. is charging your PC • The DA305 reserves 15W, so your system gets 15W less power from the power source. You may observe a slow slowly. You may also see a yellow triangle with charging message/icon because of this.
  • Page 13: Specifications

    Manufacturer for DA305z: BizLink (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. Manufacturer for DA305u: Luxshare Precision Industry Co., Ltd. NOTE: The DA305 is backward compatible with USB 3.1/ USB 3.0 Gen 1 & Gen 2, and USB2.0/USB 1.1 devices. NOTE: DA305 downstream USB ports power...
  • Page 14: Statutory Information

    Dell system, it will follow the system warranty. For U.S. customers: This purchase and your use of this product are subject to Dell’s end user agreement, which you can find at This document contains a binding arbitration clause.
  • Page 15: Getting Help

    Dell provides several online and telephone-based support and service options. Availability varies by country and product, and some services may not be available in your area. To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues: Steps 1.

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