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Integrated Chipsets

DisplayLink DL-5000 Series

4K / UHD / 2K / HD Single & Multi-Head USB Docks

DL-5000 series diagram

From the world leader in USB graphics, DisplayLink introduces the new DL-5000 series, an SoC family created to extend the DisplayLink USB graphics adapters to 4K Ultra-High Definition monitors and displays. The DL-5000 series allow OEMs to offer support for ultra-high resolution 4K/UHD display technology. Based on the industry-leading DL3 codec the DL-5000 series offer the same benefits of low latency and high quality graphics, now for 4K. Ideal for end customers wanting a 4K solution for conference room displays, digital signage, or to enable an existing PC or Mac to support the latest 4K monitors; all from a single USB connection.


  • Compatible with new USB C or Standard A/B USB connectors
  • High quality with low latency
  • 100% compatible with existing DL universal docking
  • Can be used with other DisplayLink products to enable up to 6 USB displays
  • USB bus power (no external power supply needed)


  • Up to 3840x2160 output
  • Backward compatible with QHD and HD monitors
  • DisplayPort 1.1a interface
  • HDCP 2.0 for protected video playback
  • Integrated DisplayPort Audio

*DisplayPort available with external transmitter

Chip Collateral

DisplayLink Compression - DL3.0

  • Ultra-Low latency
  • Clear and crisp text and graphics
  • Link aware-Adapts automatically to bandwidth constraints
  • Compression tuned for video content and high quality graphics
  • Uncompromised UHD video quality
  • Compatible with HDCP 2.0 encryption


  • 17 mm x 17 mm
  • 400-ball PBGA, lead free (RoHS compliant and industry “Green” conformance)
  • 0.8 mm ball pitch

Reference Design

DisplayLink Supplies a complete set of schematics and PCB layout information along with firmware and OS drivers to complete a USB3 to 4K/UHD Adapter

Product Feature DL-5500 DL-5700 DL-5900 DL-5910
Configuration* 1:1:1 1:1:1 1:1:2 1:2:3
3840x2160p30 1x 1x 1x 1x
2560x1600/1440 1x 1x 1x 2x
2048x1152p60 1x 1x 2x 3x
1920x1080p60 1x 1x 2x 3x
Dual Head
Single Head
DP (external)
Gigabit Ethernet
Audio 5.1

*Configuration: 4K:2K:1K head count

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