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Old 10-02-2011, 02:45 AM   #1
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Default Difference in HP docking stations?

Can anybody tell me the difference between the two Advanced docking stations shown here:

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/q...cking Stations

One is the 120W and one is the 230W but they are listed in the same section and share the same diagrams...

Is the actual docking station unit the same, and just the power brick is different? Or are there actual differences with the main unit (different ports, features, whatever)?
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Old 10-02-2011, 05:02 PM   #2
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The main difference is the amount of peripherals each unit can support based on power draw. A 230 watt station is rated to safely handle 110, more watts than the 120W. It's not just the power brick, but internal robustness.
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Old 10-03-2011, 10:47 PM   #3
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Well, that's basically what I meant. You aren't going to get less ports on the lower wattage unit or anything, are you?
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Not FEWER ports, but a total less wattage they can support through daisy-chaining, etc.
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Cool, thanks Corky.
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