Dell D6000 Universal Dock
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- a. Dell Universal Dock (D6000)
- b. Power adapter and power cord
- USB 3.0 Type A (Via C-to-A converter)
- USB-C (Support power delivery up to 65W)
- 3 x USB 3.0 Type A
- 1 x USB 3.0 Type A (front, PowerShare)
- 1 x USB-C (front, Data only, and PowerShare)
- 1 x HDMI
- 2 x DisplayPort
- Gigabit Ethernet
- Combo Audio (Headphone/Mic)
- Audio Line out
Supports USB 3.1 Gen1.
- Product capability: product signals at 5 Gbps
- Marketing name: SuperSpeed USB
- Note: USB 3.1 Gen1 and USB 3.0 terms are synonymous
Power LED Indication
- Normal working mode: White light
- Platform standby: Amber light
- Power Off: Light Off
LAN port LED Indication
- Connection: Green (Solid green)
- Active Link: Amber (blinking)
Maximum resolution and refresh rate supported for your display:
Maximum Resolution/Refresh Rate will also depend on EDID table of monitors
USB-C platform users with driver install
* If without DisplayLink driver, HDMI out will be from Alt-mode and 4K@ 30Hz.
USB-3.0 platform users with driver install
** : No Alt-mode support
Recommended System Requirements
DL-6xxx devices (4K UHD resolutions)
Minimum Requirements for Office, Productivity, Web
- Processor: Intel Core i3 2+GHz / Intel Core M / AMD Trinity or better
- Memory: 4GB
- Video Card: Intel HD 4000, ATI Radeon HD7xxx, NVidia GeForce 5xxM or better, with drivers released speciﬁcally for the Windows version.
- USB: USB 2.0 but USB 3.0 recommended
Minimum Requirements for Full-Screen Video Playback
- Processor: Intel SkyLake i3 or Intel Core i7 2+GHz / AMD Richland A10-575x / AMD Kaveri A10-7400P or better
- Memory: 8GB
- Video Card: Intel HD 4000, ATI Radeon HD 8650, NVidia GeForce 7xxM or better, with drivers released speciﬁcally for the Windows version.
- USB: USB 3.0
- Disk: 7200RPM or SSD
If playing UHD content (4K), the system must be capable of decoding the 4K video in the GPU.
Wins OS (Win 7, 8, 8.1, 10); 32/64 bits (with DisplayLink Driver version: 8.2 onwards). Ubuntu OS 14.04.2 or greater.
Chrome OS Build 58 onwards.
Recommended 130W Power adapter
- Max. operating temperature is 40 oC
Windows 7/8/8.1/10 Setup
- Start to install the drivers ﬁrst before connecting the Dock to your computer. It is recommended to download the latest drivers from below support website:
For network/IT administrators, please visit this link for a corporate installation software package. (*User registration required)
Note: Windows will start installing the DisplayLink driver automatically if connected to the Internet.
- Follow the screen instructions until the installation is complete.
- 3-1-a. USB-C platform/connection
- 3-1-b. Connect your dock and peripherals to your PC.
- 3-2-a. USB 3.0 Type A platform/connection
- 3-2-b. Connect your dock and peripherals to your PC.
- 3-1-b. Connect your dock and peripherals to your PC.
DisplayLink Manager Menu
To set the display into extended mode
- Click on the DisplayLink icon.
- Select Extend.
The device is now extended in the direction it was the last time the display was in this mode. For more control, use the Extend To submenu and select one of the options. This puts the device into extend mode and places it to the Left/Right/Above/Below the main (primary) monitor.
To set the display into mirror mode
- Click on the DisplayLink icon.
- Select Mirror.
The resolution, colour depth and refresh rate of the primary screen are replicated on the monitor connected to the DisplayLink USB Graphics device.
Fit to TV conﬁguration
- To conﬁgure Fit to TV, choose the option from the DisplayLink GUI. The following interface appears:
- You will also see a red border on the DisplayLink screen.
The red border shows the size of the new Windows desktop. Use the “+” and “-” controls on the Fit to TV GUI to change the size of the red border until it ﬁts on the TV screen.
Note: Finer conﬁguration of the size of the border can be achieved by holding down the CTRL key and clicking the “+” and “-”.
- Once the red border is at the edges of the TV screen, click Apply to resize the Windows desktop.
FAQs of Dell Universal Dock – D6000
Dell Universal Dock-D6000 complies with the FCC/CE rules and abides by worldwide regulatory compliance, engineering, and environmental affairs.
- Visit www.dell.com/support
- Select your support category
- Select the appropriate service or support link based on your need.
FAQ’s Dell D6000 Universal Dock User Manual
How does the dock for the Dell D6000 work?
The DisplayLink technology used by the Dell Universal Dock D6000 offers docking functionality over USB. Multiple displays, audio, ethernet, and other USB peripherals can be linked to PCs over USB with the help of the universal docking solution.
How much electricity does the docking station for the D6000 provide?
When connected to a Dell computer, the D6000 series dock may supply 65 watts of power via a USB Type-C connector (Figure 2) that is set up for charging.
What can you do with a Dell universal dock?
Through the USB port, this universal docking solution makes it possible to attach numerous monitors, audio, Ethernet, and other USB devices to laptops. This is Dell’s first all-purpose dock that is compatible with USB 3.2 Type-C connectors on laptops.
Does the Dell D6000 need electricity?
Although the dock is made for these laptops, power for the machines must come from the AC adapter. Note that Dell computers with 65-Watt USB Type-C power requirements produced after 2018 are also supported.
Is the Dell dock functional without power?
The system will operate on battery power if there is no AC adaptor attached until the batteries are depleted and the system shuts down.
Do docking stations function in the absence of power?
Even without the power adapter, you can use the dock. The PD port can be used to connect an external power supply (up to 100W) to this dock in order to charge laptops.
Should the docking station be charged?
AC/DC power adapters are frequently provided with docking stations. Your laptop can be connected to the docking station after it is plugged into the wall to receive a powerful charge that is typically equal to or even greater than the power that your laptop’s charger can deliver.
Does speed change with the docking station?
However, wired connections might be trickier, and yours might have a laptop docking station, which would slow down your internet speed. A wired connection can be sped up in the following ways: Your PC, network router, and internet modem should all be restarted (in some cases the router and modem are a single unit.)
Do docking stations have an impact on performance?
In the midst of this, the question of whether a docking station enhances performance arises. Yes, without a doubt, as the availability of ports and multi-display functionality aid to increase productivity. The advantages of docking stations are numerous, but choosing a universal docking station for a laptop might be tricky.
How many screens can a Dell dock accommodate?
Using the DisplayPort, HDMI, or USB-C cable included with the monitor, connect it to the docking station. Up to four monitors* can be connected at once to the docking station (available on specific Dell laptops only).