Toshiba announced the dynadock( USB docking station with video capabilities to provide the luxury and convenience of connecting multiple displays and peripherals simultaneously. Toshiba's dynadock is compatible with any manufacturer's notebook computer or Tablet PC featuring Windows XP and is Windows Vista compatible, ensuring consumers will be able to upgrade to the new Windows Vista operating system while taking advantage of all the opportunities offered by Windows XP today.
Available in silver aluminum and mist gray, the dynadock incorporates a sleek upright design that is a space saving alternative when compared to the conventional docking stations and port replicators. A one-cable connection allows the dynadock to connect with any notebook computer featuring a USB 2.0 port, effectively minimizing the amount of time necessary to set up the average workstation.
The Toshiba dynadock offers six USB 2.0 ports, two hot USB 2.0 ports in the front and four standard USB 2.0 ports in the back. The two hot USB 2.0 ports provide an uninterrupted flow of power for charging devices such as cell phones, PDAs and MP3 players simultaneously.
The dynadock is available in two versions--DVI or VGA. The integration of either video port allows the user to connect multiple displays and when combined with an optical-audio port for 7.1 digital sound, it delivers an enhanced multimedia experience. The dynadock also features serial, headphone, microphone and Ethernet ports.
Users can purchase a VGA or DVI version for $149.99 and $179.99 respectively. The Toshiba dynadock comes with a standard one-year limited warranty.