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HP USB-C Dock G5 was received way ahead of Amazon expected delivery date. Mike's Computer Shop even sent me an email advising to check shipper's website for more up to date delivery schedule. The package was exceptionally packed (box within a box, extra paper padding - all cardboard/paper so entirely recyclable once received), I mean it would have taken a major event to damage this docking station. Docking station is a godsend for my space saving on my desktop...as it is entirely compatible with my HP Envy 17" laptop, my HP 21" monitor and all the USB gadgets I've accumulated over the few years. This was my first Amazon order experience with Mike's Computer Shop (MSC) and I must say MCS far exceeded expectations.....I highly recommend ordering from Mike's Computer Shop.....5/5 thumbs up experience!!
On HP's website this dock was stated as able to work with Chrome OS. As I am an avid ChromeOs user and my daily driver is a pixel slate, I was pumped to have a docking solution for dual monitor support. Dock is fantastic. Looks good. Value was great. Space saver design. Only challenge is that ChomeOS worked for everything EXCEPT the monitor support. Dual or single there was a communication error because of the dock. (I used another dongle and test the monitors and they both worked just fine without the dock). Super disappointing.
Sadly, Amazon's return policy made this a lot harder to return to the original seller than anticipated. Poor customer service from Amazon. This was NOT a third party issue. They did their best, but Amazon literally stopped everything. I even called in and got nowhere.
J'utilise ce dock station HP USB-C Dock G5 pour brancher un HP pro-book. Il est très simple d'utilisation et conviens parfaitement pour ce genre d'ordi. Un seul fil a brancher et le bureau a domicile est opérationnel. On sauve beaucoup de temps.
I recently bought an HP Envy x360, my first laptop upgrade in a very long time, and as we have now implemented a Work-From-Home policy, I needed the ability to hook up to several monitors and use an Ethernet connection (surprise, this laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port!) So, after doing some researching, I picked this dock.
This dock just works, without any driver installs or any issues of any kind. And this is on both Windows 10 and Fedora 31 Linux. I had Windows until I got it set up the rest of the way for my normal workflow, and I have to say, it does the job exceedingly well on both platforms. The USB Type-C connection to the laptop provides connectivity as well as charges the laptop, which is fantastic. Monitor support works great with my multiple monitors, USB connectivity with those ports is fast and I don't see any difference in performance that matters to my workflow. Plus, of course, the Ethernet connection is stable and reliable.
I would definitely recommend this to anyone who has a laptop that it's compatible with, which should be -most- Windows/Linux devices with a USB Type-C 3.0+ port / Thunderbolt port. Can't speak to MacOS or Chrome OS though.
I bought this to drive two external monitors from my HP Z-book 15 G5 laptop. The only thing that works always, is the on/off button on the top of the docking station, which is completely unnecessary since my laptop also has one of those. When it connects, (and Windows makes that promising little set of 'dings' which indicate a device has been connected to the laptop), it drives the two external monitors (and i use my laptop monitor as well at the same time), just fine. Sometimes though, after it connects, a few moments later Windows will give you that depressing little set of 'dings" which indicate a device has disconnected from the laptop. So, I pull out, and plug in the USB-C again, and do this several times.... Sometimes, eventually the monitors connect and stay connected. Other times, I end up rebooting to try to get it to work again.
Today, after this same old runaround with this Dock, now my display adapters in my Device Manager both say "Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)". I am contacting my work IT to see if they can get those errors fixed. I do not know if the Dock had anything to do with the errors or not.
All in all, for 175 bucks, I expect a dock to work, work always, work consistently, and not have to be screwed around with. Especially when it's an HP Dock connecting to an HP laptop.
It's now past the 30 day return window, or I would return it. I have an old HP Thunderbolt dock that I had been using, but its dual cord (power plus USB-C) was glitchy and would cause me problems and I knew sooner or later it would go out and not work anymore, but several times I was ready to go back to it, this new one is so frustrating when it refuses to stay connected.