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3 monitors

  1. Jan 22, 2012 #1
    I have a laptop and I want to run my laptop screen and two external monitors.
    Can I do this with just a vga splitter and cables?
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  3. Jan 23, 2012 #2


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    As long as you want the two external monitors to display the same thing, that's fine.

    Otherwise, you probably want a USB to VGA or DVI or HDMI adapter:
  4. Jan 23, 2012 #3


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    I used a USB video card for extra screens on my laptop for a while. I had one of these. It worked well, but I never did get it to work with X on *nix.

    There's probably a better USB video card out there now, though. The one I have is a few years old.
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