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Plugable’s New USB Studio Microphone: Professional Sound Quality, Great Value

Ready to step up from your smart phone or webcam microphone to fantastic sound? Plugable’s new USB cardioid condenser microphone is the perfect choice for podcasts, home studios, voice-overs, and many other applications. Offering professional capabilities in a very reasonably-priced package, its high quality A/D converter C-Media chipset captures crisp, high-fidelity audio from 20 Hz […]

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Pocket-sized SSD Performance Up to 10Gbps with Plugable USB-C to SATA Adapter Cable

USB-C’s high power and throughput enable an elegant and portable single-cable solution for connecting SATA drives. Today Plugable adds another member to our growing lineup of USB-C products: the Plugable USBC-SATA24 USB-C to SATA Adapter Cable. The USBC-SATA24 is a simple adapter cable that connects your 5V SATA solid state drive (SSD) or 2.5″ hard disk […]

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Extend Your Reach with Plugable’s USB 3.0 Powered Extension Cables

Plugable’s new USB 3.0 cables maximize compatibility over long distances The new Plugable USB3-5M and Plugable USB3-10M make extending USB 3.0 connectivity over longer distances viable with several major improvements: We upgraded these cables to USB 3.0 specifications to meet the performance and power requirements of complex USB 3.0 devices. We include an AC power adapter […]

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Can’t Live Without My Plugable Headset

The other night I was frantically searching for something I thought I would never need: my Plugable Bluetooth headset. Headsets are a class of objects I’d always disdained. We’ve all seen people walking around, seemingly talking to themselves, until we saw that thing sticking out from their ear like some cyborg from Star Trek. The […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Plugable Docking stations and USB Video adapters

Summary: Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes native support for DisplayLink technology and will automatically install the proper DisplayLink drivers for most users. If this process does not proceed as expected, drivers can be manually installed. Update 8/18/2016 – On a system with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and a DisplayLink device, the ‘Duplicate’ or clone […]

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Add Bluetooth® Capability to your Existing Home Stereo System

Small, simple adapter from Plugable retrofits existing speakers to support Bluetooth audio. High-fidelity audio has been a worldwide obsession for many years, which means most homes have at least one decent stereo system. As technology has evolved, audio quality hasn’t really improved (some would argue it’s worse than it used to be), but convenience has […]

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Bluetooth Audio in OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi

OpenELEC is popular software that can turn your Raspberry Pi into dedicated media center. However, we often hear from disappointed customers who discover that OpenELEC’s developers intentionally rejected Bluetooth audio support. But it looks like this stance is softening and OpenELEC’s current beta version supports Bluetooth audio. It works great on the Pi2 with Plugable’s […]

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Add a DVI Port to Your USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 System

Today Plugable is launching our USB-C to DVI “Alt Mode” adapter, the most recent addition in our family of USB-C graphics adapter and peripherals. The new USBC-DVI adapter adds a DVI output port on compatible systems with USB Type C “DisplayPort Alternate Mode” or Thunderbolt™ 3 technology to connect to displays with a DVI input. […]

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New Energy-Efficient Bluetooth® Travel Mouse

Mobile productivity can be hampered when relying on touch-based input such as touchscreens or trackpads. Many can get by using these input methods, but they’re less than ergonomic and never quite as efficient as using a standard mouse. Our new Bluetooth Travel Mouse increases productivity by adding a full-featured wireless mouse to your travel kit […]

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Investigating USB-C Problems on Some Dell XPS and Precision Laptops

Summary: Based on information gathered while helping Plugable customers along with feedback from Dell owners on public forums, it appears some percentage of Dell USB-C systems are exhibiting unstable USB data I/O over their USB-C port. Update 7/14/2016 – We have had several confirmed cases where lowering the Power Output of the internal Wi-Fi adapter […]

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