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Purchasing Lenovo PC and Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Accessories

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The following PC laptop accessories for university-owned Apple MacBook Pro and Lenovo laptops may be purchased from our approved vendors. Please use the following PC laptop accessories list and vendor contact information below to help guide you when obtaining optional laptop accessories.

Lenovo PC Laptop Accessories

A/C Adapter for T14 or T14s Laptop

Only one A/C adapter will be provided with the new Lenovo laptops. If a user needs a second A/C adaptor they will need to order the part below. The A/C adapters for the current Lenovo laptops will not be compatible with the new models.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252 $54.99 from Lenovo
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252$52.59 from CDW-G
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252$54.99 from GovConnection.com
Prices are noted as of July 2022
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Docking Stations
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Multi-Monitor Docking StationThinkPad Universal USB-C Dock – This model is essential for connecting more than one external monitor, to up to three external monitors.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI and 2 DisplayPort
40AY0090US$227.99 from Lenovo
$239.99 from B&H
Multi-Monitor Docking StationThinkPad Universal Thunderbolt 4 Dock – This model can support connecting one 8K display at 30Hz external monitor, and up to four 4K displays at 60HZ external monitors.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI and 2 DisplayPort
40B00135US$321.99 from Lenovo
$339.99 from B&H
$308.22 from CDW-G
$328.26 from GovConnection.com
Single and Dual-Monitor Docking StationThinkPad Hybrid USB-C Dock – This model supports a single external monitor setup or dual external monitor setups, up to two UHD 4K resolution monitors.
Video Ports: 2 HDMI and 2 DisplayPort
40AF0135US$271.25 from B&H

Single Monitor Travel Hub or Docking StationLenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Features one ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and one USB-C power port.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA port
4X90S92381$104.99 from Lenovo
$112.71 from CDW-G
$101.16 from GovConnection.com
Prices are noted as of July 2022
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Keyboards

Keyboards will not need to be replaced for users that already have them. Users that are new to the PC laptop docking station setup may want to buy a wired USB keyboard. There are no IT requirements for purchasing keyboards; however, if users want to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Wired USB KeyboardLenovo Preferred Pro II USB Keyboard – US English4X30M86879$26.17 from CDW-G
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Mice

There are no IT requirements for purchasing external wired USB mice; however, if a user wants to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
USB MouseLenovo Essential USB Mouse4Y50R20863$18.80 from CDW-G
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Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo

There are no IT requirements for purchasing an external wireless keyboard and mouse combo set; however, if a user would like to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Wireless KeyboardLogitech MK850 Performance Keyboard and Mouse (wireless)920-008219$67.07 from CDW-G
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Monitors

Users ordering the ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen 2 Multi-Monitor Docking Station will need an accompanying monitor with at least an HDMI connection.

For users who already have a monitor and wish to use it with one of the new docking stations, your existing monitor will need to have either HDMI or Display Port (DP) connection. If your monitor only has Display Port (DP), you will need an HDMI to Display Port (DP) adapter. Users should check their current monitor connections for compatibility; if new monitors are required or desired, please choose from the list below.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision P24h-2L 23.8″ 16:9 QHD IPS Monitor
Inputs: HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C
62B2GAR1US$424.00 from B&H. This monitor includes a built-in USB Hub. This monitor is the preferred 24″ model to purchase
24″ External MonitorLG 24BK750Y-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 24″
Inputs: HDMI, DVI-D, DisplayPort
24BK750Y-B$264.00 from CDW-G. This monitor includes a built-in USB Hub. This monitor is the preferred 24″ model to purchase if the Lenovo ThinkVision P24h-2L, listed above, is unavailable
24″ External MonitorSamsung 24″ 1920×1080 FHD IPS Panel Monitor
Inputs: HDMI, DisplayPort
F24T374FWN$234.99 from CDW-G. This monitor does not include a built-in USB Hub
24″ External MonitorSamsung 24″ 16:9 IPS Panel Display.
Inputs: HDMI, DisplayPort
F24T452FQN$249.99 from CDW-G. This monitor does include a built-in USB Hub
24″ External MonitorViewSonic VG2440 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 24″
Inputs: HDMI, DisplayPort
VG2440$219.99 from CDW-G. This monitor includes a built-in USB Hub
27″ External MonitorThinkVision P27h-20 27-inch 16:9 QHD Monitor with USB Type-C.
Inputs: HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C
61E9GAR6US$330 from Lenovo. This monitor is on 5-6 months backorder, it is recommended to cancel your order with Lenovo if you have not already done so. You may purchase any of the alternative 27″ monitors listed below.
27″ External MonitorLG 27BK750Y-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 27″
Inputs: HDMI, DVI-D, DisplayPort
27BK750Y-B$309 from CDW-G. This monitor includes a built-in USB Hub
27″ External MonitorLG 27BK400H-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 27″
Inputs: HDMI
27BK400H-B$210 from CDW-G. This Monitor does not include a built-in USB Hub
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Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Accessories

A/C Power Adapters for 14-inch & 16-inch MacBook Pro

To obtain a price quote for any power adapters and or charge cables for a university-owned Apple MacBook laptop please contact Lisa Stadler-Kay at lstadler@fdu.edu.

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Docking Stations
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER HyperDrive Power 9-in-1 USB Type-C Hub (Silver) – This model supports a single external monitor setup. One HDMI port supports video resolutions up to 4K at 30 Hz. Featuring three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, 1 USB Type-C Power Delivery port, one ethernet port, and one 3.5mm audio jack, plus SD and microSD card readers.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI port with 4K video support
HD30F-SILVER$79.99 from B&H.com. This model is the preferred single monitor hub to purchase
Dual-Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER HyperDrive Viper 10-in-2 USB Type-C Hub (Space Gray) – This model is essential for connecting up to two external monitors. Features three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one ethernet port, one 3.5mm audio jack, SD and microSD card readers, and USB Type-C with 60W of power delivery.
Video Ports: 2 HDMI
HD392-GRAY$109.99 from B&H.com. This model is the preferred dual-monitor hub to purchase
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER Hyperdrive 4-In-1 USB Type-C HubThis model supports a single external monitor setup. Supports a single 4K display at 60 Hz via the one HDMI port. Featuring two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and one USB Type-C port to deliver up to 100W of pass-through power to your laptop or tablet.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI port with 4K video support
HD41$59.99 from B&H.com. This model does not contain an ethernet port
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER HyperDrive 5-Port USB Type-C Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Supports a single 3840 x 2160 resolution, 4K monitor at 60 Hz connection via the one HDMI port. Features two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one ethernet port, and one USB Type-C port to deliver up to 86W of power to your laptop or tablet.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI port with 4K video support
HDMB2$69.99 from B&H.com
Single Monitor Travel Hub or Docking StationLenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Features one ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and one USB-C power port.
Video Ports: 1 HDMI and 1 VGA port
4X90S92381$112.71 from CDW-G. Please contact CDW-G for availability
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Monitors
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
24″ External MonitorASUS ProArt PA247CV – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″
Inputs: HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C
PA247CV$277.30 from CDW-G. This monitor includes a built-in USB Hub

You may also refer to the Lenovo PC Laptop Accessories – Monitors section above to make an external monitor choice selection for the Apple MacBook Pro.

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Accessories

USB Flash Drives

There are no IT requirements for purchasing USB flash drives. USB 3.0 is recommended. Users are reminded about adhering to the Written Information Security Program (WISP). No WISP-protected data may be placed on external devices without specific authorization as indicated in the policy.

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External Hard Drives

There are no IT requirements for purchasing external hard drives. USB 3.0 is recommended. Users are reminded about the Written Information Security Program (WISP). No WISP-protected data may be placed on external devices without specific authorization as indicated in the policy.

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Printers / Scanners

For a current list of approved printers and scanners, please reach out to the Purchasing Department. Please remember that most printers don’t have USB printer cables included upon purchase.

Note

While most modern printers support wireless connectivity, wireless printing capabilities may not be enabled on any printer without the explicit authorization of the Director of Networking.

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Purchasing

FDU Purchasing

To purchase any of the laptop accessories listed above, please submit a PO to the Purchasing Department. Users need to get a quote from either vendor through the contact information below. Please reference the item numbers from the attached quotes. Unless stated otherwise, the products listed are currently available. Prices may vary. Other University approved vendor reseller information and common products that departments may be interested in purchasing can be found by visiting:

Departments should consolidate orders as much as possible. There is no additional discount for quantity. Departments should designate the ‘ship to’ to their respective department. Vendors’ contact information is listed below.

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Sample Purchase Order (PO) Quotes

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View the Sample PO quotes to help guide you when obtaining your own quote prior to submitting to the Purchasing Department.

Lenovo:

Attn: Jeremiah Pope
Email: jpope@lenovo.com

SAMPLE Lenovo PO Quote

CDW-G:

Vinny Nariyani
Email: vinnnar@cdwg.com

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Joe Masulli
Email: joemasu@cdwg.com

SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote

GovConnection, Inc.

Eric Hadler
Email: eric.hadler@connection.com

SAMPLE GovConnection, Inc. PO Quote

B&H Photo:

1-800-947-8003
newjersey@bandh.com

SAMPLE B&H PO Quote
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If you would like assistance in determining what monitor connection you are using, please contact the University Technical Assistance Center at (973)-443-8822 or by clicking the “Support” button at the top of this page.

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Technology Refresh Scheduling

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Computing Services welcomes you to schedule your technology refresh appointment. The refresh will be performed on-site at both the Florham and Metropolitan Campuses from Monday, February 14, 2022, through Friday, March 4, 2022. All faculty and staff with Apple MacBook laptops are required to schedule a refresh appointment.

Refresh appointments can be booked for and will occur at the following locations:

Florham Campus:

Metropolitan Campus:

While Computing Services is checking all scheduled appointments to ensure Code42 backup is installed and properly working, it is a great extra step for each individual to do the same, especially if requesting an appointment within a few days.

At the request of the Data Security Incident Response Team (DSIRT), Computing Services will be checking for WISP compliance. If an individual schedules an appointment and is not in compliance with our WISP policy, their appointment will be rejected and they will be notified to re-schedule their appointment once they have successfully completed the WISP course. Employees are required to take a short self-directed training course once every two years to ensure WISP information remains top of mind.

The WISP training, entitled Understanding the Written Information Security Program, can be found at:

To ensure a smooth appointment, Computing Services recommends the following:

  • Check and verify Code42 is installed and backing up your system (see the link below for: Review Code42 – Tutorial: Section 2 Part 4 Verifying a backup Progress .)
  • Back up all personal documents to an external drive.
  • Bring your mobile device with DUO Security application for DUO authentication processes.
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