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Topic # 191317 31-Jan-2016 22:19
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Trying to work out how to output laptop's mini DP to 2 monitors.


Will the following work: connect mini DP to HDMI adapter to HDMI to dual-HDMI splitter and thence to monitors?

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  Reply # 1482491 31-Jan-2016 22:36
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You can use one of these to connect from a mini DisplayPort to two DisplayPort monitors.


I've used them in the past and they work pretty well.

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  Reply # 1482496 31-Jan-2016 22:47
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That will get the same thing on both monitors. Just make sure you get an actual HDMI splitter, trademe and ebay are littered with useless cables with 1 hdmi plug and 2 sockets on it which are just connected together so it doesnt actually work.


If you want seperate content on both screens then you would need to look into getting a MST hub for display port. Matrox make the DualHead2Go which would drive 2 screens, but DVI so dont know if it would do audio or not.


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  Reply # 1482527 1-Feb-2016 06:11
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+1 for the accel cables MST hubs

I've used both 2 port and 3 port hubs

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