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  Reply # 901944 24-Sep-2013 14:50 Send private message

yes the dock can natively drive 2 monitors, up to 3840 x 2160

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3 USB2
1 USB3
Ethernet
Audio In
Audio Out
Power

So its a proper dock not just a port replicator

gjm

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  Reply # 901947 24-Sep-2013 14:58 Send private message

cool, thanks Nathan. Being able to drive multiple monitors is a biggie for me. Ill have to see if I can talk the boss into getting one in for "testing" purposes.




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  Reply # 902012 24-Sep-2013 17:52 Send private message

off topic a little but how do you get the dual monitors to connect? Is there a mini display port cable that has two connections off it?X

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  Reply # 902033 24-Sep-2013 19:13 Send private message

Displayport 1.2 allows daisy chaining?

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  Reply # 904330 28-Sep-2013 21:42 Send private message

A long shot but any chance that we will be given the option to do a trade in with the Surface Pro?

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  Reply # 904332 28-Sep-2013 21:45 Send private message

Surface Pro only supports 1 external monitor off the mini DisplayPort

You can use some more through the USB3 with DisplayLink adapters

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  Reply # 904410 29-Sep-2013 10:12 Send private message

With the surface pro 2 how do you connect 2x monitors. My monitors use DVI/HDMI/VGA and do not have display port.

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  Reply # 904413 29-Sep-2013 10:18 Send private message

USB DisplayLink adapter, you can have multiple of those, I've seen someone using 4 of those to drive 4 monitors off their Surface Pro

DisplayPort to DVI/HDMI/VGA converter is also available as an accessory

I will confirm Surface Pro 2 supports DisplayPort chaining or MST when I can confirm

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  Reply # 904428 29-Sep-2013 10:40 Send private message


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  Reply # 904432 29-Sep-2013 10:47 Send private message

I'm not sure, but I suspect that one just stretches an image across 2 screens

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  Reply # 904936 30-Sep-2013 10:29 Send private message

Am I correct in thinking the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are available on the 22 October in New Zealand?

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  Reply # 904939 30-Sep-2013 10:31 One person supports this post Send private message

yes they are both launching in NZ on Oct 22

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  Reply # 904943 30-Sep-2013 10:34 Send private message

nathan: yes they are both launching in NZ on Oct 22


Great, thanks. Any word on when the docks will become available?

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  Reply # 904946 30-Sep-2013 10:36 Send private message

Surely Microsoft will be sponsoring some units to community members to increase awareness in the professional community!!!!

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  Reply # 904950 30-Sep-2013 10:39 Send private message

nathan: I will confirm Surface Pro 2 supports DisplayPort chaining or MST when I can confirm


Great....will be interested to know.




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