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J5Create USB-C™ Triple Display Docking Station with 90W PD Adapter: The Hub of Choice

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Many tech setups in companies and home offices involve multiple peripherals. Some people use at least two, while others have three screens. Connecting everything together can become a logistical challenge.
To address this need, many tech companies have developed docking stations that allow the connection of multiple peripherals into a single port. One of these is J5Create’s USB Type-C triple display docking station. I decided to get one for my home office setup. Here’s my review of this multiple docking station.

About the Company

J5Create was founded in 2010 and has become one of the world’s largest computer accessory brands, offering advanced technology for businesses and consumers. The company primarily focuses on developing USB peripheral solutions that maximize a computer’s capability. J5Create now has multiple offices around the world, partners with various retailers, and offers its products through many channels.

In 2012, the company developed a cross-platform technology known as the Wormhole™ that removes the barrier between different devices and operating systems so that they can work together. Their USB™ 3.0 Wormhole™ Docking Station won the 2012 CES Innovations Award and the 2012 Computex Best Choice Award.

How the Docking Station Works

This Gigabit Ethernet port enables access to wired networks for fast communication. The J5Create USB Type-C triple display docking station shares your laptop screen on up to three 4K monitors, providing up to 100W of pass-through charging power.

USB-C is the new standard for connecting PCs and laptops, set to replace all current USB cables and connectors. This new USB standard is already available on the latest laptops, smartphones, and mobile devices, with benefits including greater power delivery and faster data transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps.

Compatible with PC and Mac, these docking stations work with most laptops that have a USB Type-C port, providing a full-size workstation.

Docking Station
J5Create USB-C docking station

Docking Station Features

This docking station is feature-rich. It supports USB Type-C upstream charging, enabling you to charge your notebook or smartphone while using the adapter. The docking station also has outputs for DisplayPort, VGA, and HDMI, allowing you to connect to an HDTV or a high-definition monitor.

Other features include three USB 3.1 Gen-1 Type-A ports that offer transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps and enable USB device charging. There is also a combo audio jack for connecting earphones, speakers, or microphones, as well as an SD and micro SD card reader for external memory access.

One of the USB™ Type-A ports supports fast charging BC1.2, which is ideal for a smartphone, tablet, or iPad.

What Works and What Doesn’t

Everything about this docking station works for me. It’s the easiest way to connect a second and third display, and the cable is easy to place anywhere. It also has a unique double-sided cable storage compartment, providing a futuristic look despite being just an accessory.

The docking station doesn’t overheat due to its advanced heat-eliminating design, and it offers universal compatibility. It is conveniently sized for desks and doesn’t take up much space.

Where to Buy

Priced at $149.99, it offers good value for what it delivers. It is available for purchase online through many retailers as well as in stores like Best Buy, Walmart, Fry’s Electronics, Staples, and Office Depot/OfficeMax.

In the Box

This is a plug-and-play device, so you receive a J5Create USB Type-C Docking Station and an owner’s manual.

Overall Thoughts

The J5Create USB-C™ Triple Display Docking Station with 90W PD Adapter is my hub of choice for easily connecting multiple peripherals. The docking station is fairly priced and delivers exceptional value and quality, easy installation and use, greater convenience, and reliability. I now can enjoy a complete workstation at home and at the office.

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