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USB 3.0 Docking Station for Microsoft Surface and Surface Pro, USB-A and Gigabit Ethernet Ports

Model Number: U342-GU3


Adds 3 USB 3.0 ports and an RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet jack to your Microsoft Surface or Surface Pro. Recommended for transferring photos and other data, joining Ethernet networks or accessing printers and scanners.
  • Supports data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Ensures true 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet network speeds
  • Fits perfectly on Surface kickstand
  • Backward compatible with previous USB generations
  • Plug and play with no software or drivers needed
  • 3-year limited warranty

Overview

The U342-GU3 USB 3.0 Docking Station expands the capabilities of your Microsoft® Surface® or Surface Pro by adding Gigabit Ethernet access and up to three USB peripherals, such as a printer, scanner and external hard drive. It’s compatible with all Surface models and versions. Its built-in stretching bracket allows it to fit perfectly on the Surface kickstand. No software or drivers are needed.

Access a 10/100/1000 Mbps wired network without an internal Ethernet card. The RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet connection complies with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u and 802.3ab standards and supports IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet, as well as full- and half-duplex operations, Wake-on-LAN, jumbo frames, VLAN tagging and auto-MDIX. It also supports Checksum Offload Engine (COE) to reduce CPU loading.

The USB 3.0 ports achieve data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps without compromising signal quality. They’re backward compatible with previous USB generations.

Features

Compatible with All Surface Models and Versions
  • Plug and play with no software or drivers needed
  • Fits perfectly on Surface kickstand
  • Recommended for accessing a Gigabit Ethernet LAN, transferring data or connecting a printer or scanner

Add Up to 3 USB-A Devices to Your Surface
  • Supports USB 3.0 data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
  • Backward compatible with previous USB generations

Join a Wired Gigabit Ethernet Network
  • Ensures true 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet network speeds
  • Complies with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab and 802.3az standards
  • Supports full- and half-duplex, Wake-on-LAN, jumbo frames, VLAN tagging and auto-MDIX
  • Supports IPv4/IPv6 COE to reduce CPU loading

System Requirements

  • Any model Microsoft Surface or Surface Pro

Package Includes

  • U342-GU3 USB 3.0 Docking Station
  • External Power Supply with 1-15P Plug(Input: 100–240V, 50/60 Hz, 0.4A Max; Output: 5V, 2A)
  • Owner’s manual
RoHS compliant

Specifications

OVERVIEW
UPC Code037332198327
AC AdapterInput: 100V-240V, 50/60Hz, 0.4A Max Output: 5V 2A
INPUT
Voltage Compatibility (VAC)100; 110; 120; 127; 200; 208; 220; 230; 240
External Power Supply Input Specs (V / Hz / A)100-240V / 50/60Hz / 0.4A
External Power Supply Output Specs (V / A)5V / 2A
External Power Supply Cord Length (ft.)5.0
External Power Supply DC Barrel Connector SpecsOD: 3.5 x 1.35 x 10mm, Positive Pin, Negative Sleeve
External Power Supply Plug(s)NEMA 1-15P North America
External Power Supply CertificationsFCC; UL; cUL; RoHS
Bus Powered  No
Product Length (ft.)1.5
USER INTERFACE, ALERTS & CONTROLS
LED IndicatorsGreen (Link); Yellow (Activity)
PHYSICAL
Cable Jacket RatingVW-1
ColorBlack
Material of ConstructionABS
Shipping Dimensions (hwd / in.)1.70 x 4.40 x 10.90
Shipping Weight (lbs.)0.80
Unit Dimensions (hwd / in.)1 x 8.8 x 1.3
Unit Packaging TypeBox
Unit Weight (lbs.)0.33
ENVIRONMENTAL
Operating Temperature Range-4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C)
Storage Temperature Range-4 to 185 F (-20 to 85 C)
Relative Humidity20% to 80% RH, Non-Condensing
BTUs  4.2 BTU/Hr
Power Consumption (Watts)1.2
Power Provided to Connected Device(s)5V 0.9A (4.5W) Output per USB Port
COMMUNICATIONS
Network Speed1Gbps
IEEE Standards Supported802.3; 802.3u; 802.3ab; 802.3az
CONNECTIONS
Ports4
PC/Server ConnectionsUSB
Side A - Connector 1USB 3.0 A (MALE)
Side B - Connector 1RJ45 (FEMALE); (3) USB 3.0 A (FEMALE)
Connector PlatingNickel
FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
USB SpecificationUSB 3.0 (up to 5 Gbps); USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps)
Driver RequiredNo
Auto MDIX Support  Yes
Full Duplex Support  Yes
Suspend Mode Support  Yes
Remote Wakeup SupportYes
TechnologyUSB 3.0 (SuperSpeed)
CERTIFICATIONS
CertificationsTested to CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH
WARRANTY
Product Warranty Period (Worldwide)3-year limited warranty

Frequently Asked Questions

Accessories

Network Cables & Adapters
  Model Number Description
N201-015-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-015-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded (UTP) Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M), Black, 15 ft.
N201-005-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-005-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded (UTP) Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M), Black, 5 ft.
N201-010-BK | Network Cables & Adapters N201-010-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded (UTP) Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M), Black, 10 ft.
Copper Network Cables
  Model Number Description
N201-010-BK | Copper Network Cables N201-010-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded (UTP) Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M), Black, 10 ft.
N201-005-BK | Copper Network Cables N201-005-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded (UTP) Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M), Black, 5 ft.
N201-015-BK | Copper Network Cables N201-015-BK Cat6 Gigabit Snagless Molded (UTP) Patch Cable (RJ45 M/M), Black, 15 ft.
USB, Lightning & FireWire
  Model Number Description
U322-003 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-003 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 3 ft.
U322-006 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-006 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 6-ft
U322-006-BK | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-006-BK USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M) Black, 6-ft
U322-010 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U322-010 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (AB M/M), 10 ft.
U326-003 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U326-003 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (A to Micro-B M/M), 3 ft.
U326-006 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U326-006 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (A to Micro-B M/M), 6-ft
U326-006-BK | USB, Lightning & FireWire U326-006-BK USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (A to Micro-B M/M) Black, 6-ft
U326-010 | USB, Lightning & FireWire U326-010 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Cable (A to Micro-B M/M), 10 ft.

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