Need to connect MacAirbook M1 to 2 external monitors but 6950Z and 3900Z are out of stock

I am a newbie at working remotely, and I have an Amazon budget for setting up my office. I need multiple monitors, and saw the youtube video about 6950Z and 3900Z. Both are out of stock. Are there reasonable replacements that will allow me to use the monitors and not just mirror? (I don’t know what monitor I am receiving yet, so I don’t know about 4K or not.)

Hi there!

Thank you for inquiring about our products. We have a couple of docking station options that may satisfy your monitor requirements and would be good substitutes to the UD-6950Z and UD-3900Z that I would be happy to discuss.

Both of these docking stations will provide dual monitor support and allow you to “extend” your desktop. Please keep in mind that we recommend that you have the latest DisplayLink software installed when operating these docking stations for best optimal performance. You can learn more about the latest DisplayLink software downloads here: https://plugable.com/pages/displaylink

That being said, a good substitute for our UD-3900Z would be our UD-3900C seen here: https://plugable.com/products/ud-3900c. The UD-3900C provides similar functionality to the UD-3900Z and would be a good choice if your monitors only supported up to 1080p (1920 x 1080) and had HDMI connections.

The UD-3900C provides:

Video Ports
2x HDMI 1.3 video ports with supported resolution up to 2048x1152 @ 60Hz

USB ports
2x USB-A 3.0 (5Gbps)
4x USB-A 2.0 (480Mbps)

Additional Ports
Audio and Microphone 3.5mm port
Gigabit Ethernet

If your monitors happen to support 4K (3840 x 2160) another very good choice, and substitute for the UD-6950Z is our UD-6950H seen here: https://plugable.com/products/ud-6950h. The UD-6950H provides similiar functionality to our UD-6950Z and offers:

Video Ports
2x HDMI 2.0 or DisplayPort 1.2 video ports that supports resolutions up to 3840x2160 @ 60Hz

USB Ports
6x USB 3.0 (5Gbps) ports

Additional Ports
Audio and Microphone 3.5mm port
Gigabit Ethernet

**please note on the UD-6950H only two video ports can be operational at once and HDCP is not supported

Both docking station solutions will come with either a USB-B to USB-C or USB-B to USB-A cable solution in order to connect it to your system. Just be sure to have the latest software installed and you should be good to go!

If you have any questions regarding setup procedure or integration please feel free to reach out to us directly through our support channel (email listed in my signature below) and we would be happy to further assist!

Best regards,

Michael S.
Product Support Specialist
Plugable Technologies
www.plugable.com/support

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