If you are constantly on the go and rely on technology, staying connected can be a real challenge. Thanks to the VersaLink Universal Travel Dock from Targus, you can finally kiss your connectivity issues goodbye. This small (equivalent to the size of an average smartphone) dock offers everything you need for super-fast, super reliable connectivity, whenever and wherever you need it. Offering a Gigabit Ethernet port, 2 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports, as well as HDMI and VGA video ports, you’ll have confidence knowing that you will always be connected. When you’re done with whatever it is that you need to do, the USB power cable folds right into the dock so you can tuck it into your bag without worrying about any tangles. With this totally versatile, lightweight dock, you’ll never have to worry about your connection and always get your work done.
Design and Build
At first glance, the Targus VersaLink USB 3.0 Dual Video Smart Travel Dock doesn’t look like much but dig a little deeper and you’ll quickly find that this truly is a remarkable device. Though it’s small in size – it’s about the same dimensions as an average smartphone (4.75” x 2.50” x 0.87”) – this portable connectivity device packs an impressive amount of power. Along one side of the dock are HDMI and VGA video ports that support 2K resolutions and can be connected to most HDTVs and projectors. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides fast, secure and convenient access to the internet. There are also a total of 2 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports that can be used with various peripherals, such as card readers, mice, flash drive, and external hard drives. When you’re all done with whatever it is that you need to be connected for, simply unplug the integrated USB power cable, fold it up into the dock and pop it into your bag for no muss, no fuss storage. And, because it weighs less than a pound, you won’t even notice that you’re carrying it.
The VersaLink USB 3.0 Dual Video Smart Travel Dock from Targus is compatible with a variety of devices, including Androids, Macs, and PCs. It’s also TAA compliant. Though it’s constructed of plastic, which might seem flimsy, it feels like it is quite durable and can withstand quite a bit of wear and tear.
Targus outfitted its VersaLink USB 3.0 Dual Video Smart Travel Dock with plenty of features, making it a truly versatile device that will meet all of your on the go connectivity needs. Some of the most notable features that this travel dock offers include:
- Integrated USB power cable that connects to laptops and Microsoft Surface, as well as 2-in-1s
- A VGA video port that offers 2048 x 1152 at 60 FPS resolution
- An HDMI video port with 2560 x 1440 at 50 FPS resolution
- A Gigabit Ethernet port that provides high speed, secure Ethernet access
- 2 USB SuperSpeed 3.0 ports that can be used to attach various peripheral devices, such as flash drives, mice, card readers and external hard drives
- Compatibility with PC or Mac
The Targus VersaLink USB 3.0 Dual Video Smart Travel Dock is quite an impressive device. Though it’s lightweight and small in size, it offers powerful, reliable and secure connectivity, no matter where you may be. The one flaw we could find was the length of the USB cable; it could be a tad bit longer. Otherwise, we were quite impressed.