Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?

Subject: Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2017 16:03:14 -0500

Yeah, it looks like a dead-end for my aging ASUS laptop with its USB 2.0
ports.

I did find a TrippLite unit that plugs into a DisplayPort and offers all
that I want. And I've found a powered HMDI-to-DisplayPort adapter offered
by another vendor. But TripplIte doesn't think the laptop will be able to
provide enough signal strength to its image-splitting gizmo.

I did buy an Intel NUC at the same time as the second 24" screen, but have
been procrastinating in loading Widows 10 on it and deploying it. Save for
buying a new laptop, moving forward with the NUC looks like the best way to
go.

Chris Morton



â Substantive Editing â Technical Writing â Proofreading
â Marketing Expertise â Mentoring
Click to
<http://t.sidekickopen68.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XYgdnqQxW7fsH3H4XrddKW1pNgV-56dMhqf2Q-c6C02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fpub%2Fchris-morton%2F2%2F166%2F6ba&si=6020636811198464&pi=f09f440e-e9c8-47a2-9274-6a6fab970e5c>


On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 3:28 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> Unless your laptop actually has multiple display outputs (hardly any do),
> what you'll need is a USB display adapter. If your laptop supports USB 3.0,
> be sure to get that and not a 2.0 adapter. You want the fastest one your
> laptop will support.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
>
> On 2/7/17 8:13 AM, Chris Morton wrote:
>
>> My Windows 8.1 laptop has an HDMI video output. To it I've attached a 24"
>> monitor using a DVI-D adapter on the monitor end.
>>
>> I have a second 24" DisplayPort monitor I'd also like to use, being able
>> to
>> display a different image on it than what is on the other two screens..
>>
>> Is this feasible? What hardware is required?
>>
>> Chris Morton
>>
>>
>>
>> â Substantive Editing â Technical Writing â Proofreading
>> â Marketing Expertise â Mentoring
>> Click to
>> <http://t.sidekickopen68.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x
>> 6l2B9nMJN7t5XYgdnqQxW7fsH3H4XrddKW1pNgV-56dMhqf2Q-c6C02?t=
>> https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fpub%2Fchris-morton%2F2%2F166%2F6ba&si=
>> 6020636811198464&pi=c21c7b7a-8592-45fd-c96f-598814d72385>
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy
>> and content development | http://techwhirl.com
>>
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>
>> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as techwr -at- genek -dot- com -dot-
>>
>> To unsubscribe send a blank email to
>> techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>>
>>
>> Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
>> http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and
>> info.
>>
>> Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our
>> online magazine at http://techwhirl.com
>>
>> Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public
>> email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives
>>
>
>
> ---
> This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software.
> https://www.avast.com/antivirus
>
>
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Visit TechWhirl for the latest on content technology, content strategy and content development | http://techwhirl.com

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


Follow-Ups:

References:
Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Gene Kim-Eng

Previous by Author: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?
Next by Author: Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?
Previous by Thread: Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?
Next by Thread: Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads