Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?

Subject: Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 10:41:41 -0800

You could add the second monitor for under $50 using a USB 3.0 video adapter.

On Wed, Feb 8, 2017 at 6:33 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Thanks, all.
>
> It appears the most straightforward solution would involve obtaining an
> ASUS USB3.0_HZ-1 DOCKING-STATION at $150. It connects to any laptop via USB
> 3.0 and provides both DVI and HDMI outputs.
>
> So I'd connect my existing 24" monitor (already using an HDMI-to-DVI
> adapter) to the docking station's HDMI port.
>
> For another $50 there is the VisionTek DVI-to-DisplayPort 1.5M Active Cable
> (M/M) (900823). Theoretically, it would let me run the DisplayPort-only
> monitor from the docking station's DVI port.
>
> Now I just have to decide if I really want to throw $200 at this ...
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References:
Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Laptop external monitor setup (Win 8.1)?: From: Chris Morton

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