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Display and Video Output Configurations - Docking Stations

The following describes display and video output configurations supported by ThinkPad systems in docking and non-docking configurations.

 

ThinkPad Basic Dock (40A00000WW), ThinkPad Basic Dock 65W (40A00065XX), ThinkPad Basic Dock 90W (40A00090XX)

Thinkpad Basic Dock

 

Product Graphics Card ThinkPad Video Output Docking Video Output Maximum displays simultaneously supported (system + docking)
ThinkPad LCD
VGA out
DP out
VGA
3 - any combination

ThinkPad X240s
Intel
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad X240
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
ThinkPad T440s
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440p
Intel
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T540p
Intel
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad L440
Intel
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad L540
Intel
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad W540
Standard Mode
x
x
x
x
Advanced Mode
x
x
x
x
4 - any combination

 

Note: For X240, T440s and T440 Intel Graphics both System VGA and Display output of Docking station can’t be used at the same time. When Docking station is used, system has to be attached/detached to Docking station after removing VGA cable from system VGA connector.

 

ThinkPad Pro Dock 65W(40A10065XX), 90W (40A10090XX)

Thinkpad Pro Dock

 

Product Graphics Card ThinkPad Video Output Docking Video Output Maximum displays simultaneously supported (system + docking)
ThinkPad LCD
VGA out
DP out
DP or DVI
VGA
3 - any combination
ThinkPad X240s
Intel
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad X240
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
ThinkPad T440s
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T540p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad L440
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad L540
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad W540
Standard Mode
x
x
x
x
x
Advanced Mode
x
x
x
x
x
5 - any combination


Note: For X240, T440s and T440 Intel Graphics both System VGA and Display output of Docking station can’t be used at the same time. When Docking station is used, system has to be attached/detached to Docking station after removing VGA cable from system VGA connector.

ThinkPad Ultra Dock 90W (40A20090XX) and ThinkPad Ultra Dock 135W, 170W (40A20135XX, 40A20170XX)

Thinkpad Ultra dock

 

Product Graphics Card ThinkPad Video Output Docking Video Output Maximum displays simultaneously supported (system + docking)
ThinkPad LCD
VGA out
DP out
DP or HDMI
DP or DVI
VGA
3 - any combination
ThinkPad X240s
Intel
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad X240
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T440s
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440
Intel
x
x
Cannot be used while docked
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad T440p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad T540p
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad L440
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
Optimus
x
x
x
no docking support
ThinkPad L540
Intel
x
x
x
x
x
x
ThinkPad W540
Standard Mode
x
x
x
x
x
x
Advanced Mode
x
x
x
x
x
x
6 - any combination

 

Note: For X240, T440s and T440 Intel Graphics both System VGA and Display output of Docking station can’t be used at the same time. When Docking station is used, system has to be attached/detached to Docking station after removing VGA cable from system VGA connector.

 

Matrix for USB3.0 to DVI/VGA adapter(0B47072) on Docks to support multi monitors 

 

PN (US)

Max number of External Monitors

 

without USB3.0 to DVI/VGA adapter

with USB3.0 to DVI/VGA adapter

Thinkpad USB3.0 Dock

0A33970

2x

6X

ThinkPad Basic USB3.0 Dock

4X10A06687

1X

6X

Thinkpad Onelink Basic Dock

4X10A06077

1X

7X

Thinkpad Onelink Pro Dock

4X10E52935

2X

8X

 

*Notice: please find out the PN for other regions from Quickpick

Please take notice that these numbers does NOT include the LCD on your laptop.

e.g. the ThinkPad USB3.0 dock, has 2 video ports (DVI x 2), and then you can plug 4 x USB3.0 to DVI adapters on any 4 of USB3.0 ports on either dock or system, so total you can have 6 external monitors.

 

Additional information
Docking Stations and Port Replicators: Reference Guide - A list of docking stations and port replicators

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  • Document ID: PD029622
  • Last Updated :23.6.2014
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