I connected ethernet and a couple USB devices. I could not have been more pleased with the set up on Windows XP. All in All this device was rather impressive. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. If your laptop’s your sole computer, you’ll know the hassle of having to plug in a myriad range of cables when you get back to your desk in order to connect an external keyboard, mouse, monitor and other peripherals. Once the driver’s installed you can enable a second monitor in Windows, as though it was directly connected to an output on your laptop. Video quality will also depend on how powerful your laptop or computer is.

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It’s a neat way hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x use your laptop from a desk, but this dock’s Ethernet port can be slow and the display adaptor only supports a maximum resolution of 1,x1, An icon is added to your task bar with display options for the second monitor. HP includes the driver on the dock’s flash memory, but the version we tested was out of date and we had to download the latest Windows 7 driver from DisplayLink’s website. The quality when watching a DVD on the external monitor is a little less than hstnn-a02x.

I had no problems with any hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x ports. Video quality will also depend on how powerful your laptop or computer is.

HP USB Docking Station with DisplayLink Review – Chip Chick

The last laptop in the house to try was my Hsfnn-s02x running Snow Leopard. The design of the Docking Hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x is very nice. With the second monitor enabled, but with only a web browser open on it, transfer rates were much better and the file took 1m 57s to copy.


Other than that, the HP Docking Station can offer you a much more efficient computing environment. Most users will probably not be able to tell.

After you plug it in an external drive pops up with the software and about MB of dockinng space. Whenever you have the docking station plugged into your system a application sits in the system tray that gives you quick hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x to the display options to change the resolution and other attributes. We managed to play a YouTube video smoothly, but it was hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x bit jerky full-screen and we wouldn’t recommend playing video over this connection.

It’s a neat and convenient way of working. This means display settings can be tweaked regularly by going to system preferences docklng clicking displays.

HP’s USB 2.0 Docking Station adds in DisplayLink technology

For the average user who might use the same computer at work or home this means they can quickly start their day with a single cable connection. Visit our network of sites: Of course, a dedicated docking station for your computer is one way to go, but these tend to be expensive hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x dockiny proprietary connections used mean that upgrading your laptop could require you to buy a different dock.

The images are pretty crisp, but the refresh rate is not optimal. I could not have been more pleased with the set up on Windows XP. When the dock is plugged in, Windows 7 will attempt to download all the drivers automatically.

HP USB Docking Station Review

When you’re at your desk, hstnn-s0x2 only need to plug in a single USB cable to start using an external keyboard, mouse, display and other peripherals.

All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. It is intended to yp with any computer with USB 2. Moving a window on a secondary display is a little bit laggy, but hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x for working on standard desktop applications.

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Running a display over a USB connection isn’t without its limitations. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

HP USB Docking Station review | Expert Reviews

There was little to no affect on the DVD that was being displayed on my external monitor while the other devices were being set up on my laptop. By using our website, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies. Pushing all of this hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x through a single USB connection does have its downsides, with limited video playback support and much slower USB transfer speeds.

The driver gives you an option to turn on a video mode, but this made no difference to playback. The HDTune benchmark images below dockihg the drive normally, going through the docking station with video enabled, and again with video disabled.

The HP USB Docking Station lets users quickly connect to desktop gear without the need to connect bundles of cables to their hp usb docking station hstnn-s02x or netbook. A potential big problem here is running everything over a single cable. You can set up your monitor in Mirror or Extend mode. docikng

We copied a MB over our network to test performance.