I would only recommend not to buy anything made in China, because of human
rights, Tibet, and also quality. Isn't Lenovo a Chinese company? Is it made
in China? But I also have stuff made in China because sometimes all the
alternatives are made there. Personally I like South Korea and Samsung,
give it a try (although they are not perfect).

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On Tue, Nov 8, 2016 at 9:45 PM, Omer Zak <w...@zak.co.il> wrote:

> I am again planning to buy hardware, and am looking again for the
> collective experience of the community with the hardware being
> considered for purchase.
> I have a Lenovo Y700 laptop, which was purchased less than a year ago.
> It runs Linux (Debian Jessie) with backported kernel 4.7.8
> (linux-image-4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64, version 4.7.8-1~bpo8+1).
> I would like to select an USB 3.0 Port Replicator for it and connect two
> additional monitors (to have total of three monitors - laptop's own
> monitor + two extra ones).
> It was suggested that I'll buy ThinkPad Basic USB 3.0 Dock
> (http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/web/
> LenovoPortal/en_US/catalog.workflow:item.detail?hide_
> menu_area=true&GroupID=460&Code=4X10A06687).
> It uses DisplayLink chips, which have Linux support for a while (see:
> https://github.com/AdnanHodzic/displaylink-debian).
> This port replicator can drive only one external monitor in addition to
> the laptop's own monitor.
> However, the ThinkPad USB 3.0 Dock
> (https://support.lenovo.com/il/en/documents/pd023761) supports two
> external monitors.
> Does anyone have experience with any of the above?
> Are there other non-Lenovo USB 3.0 Port Replicators, which work with
> Lenovo Y700?
> Thanks,
> --- Omer
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