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    Macbook pro Gurus?

    Hi Guys,

    Need some help with the wifey's macbook setup.
    I've recently added a third monitor to my dual monitor set up for my desktop.

    I've set the wife's macbook with an external monitor, which was a pain in the ass due to the lack of a hdmi slot.
    I had to go buy a Hdmi to Thunderbolt adapter just to get the single monitor running.

    After setting up my third screen for my desktop, the wife wants an additional monitor.....
    Is that possible for macbook pros? There is only a single thunderbolt port which is already being used by the first external monitor.
    Are there thunderbolt products out there that lets me connect 2 hdmi cables?
    Thanks in advance. I have no bloody idea how to use apple products.

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    For the macbook you can but a external dock which is thunderbolt and gives you 2 monitor usb network and audio. Also you can get a usb display adapter to dvi which will work

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedyaus View Post
    For the macbook you can but a external dock which is thunderbolt and gives you 2 monitor usb network and audio. Also you can get a usb display adapter to dvi which will work

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    Oh wow, i didnt know the usb to display adaptors exists.
    So basically just plug the hdmi to the adaptor which goes into a usb port?

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    dont forget the thunderbolt has passthrough for daisy chaining

    yea it should work with usb adaptor

    https://www.pccasegear.com/category/...splay-adapters

    i reccomend strongly pccasegear for their shipping and abilty to add protection
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    Quote Originally Posted by maxsmd View Post
    Oh wow, i didnt know the usb to display adaptors exists.
    So basically just plug the hdmi to the adaptor which goes into a usb port?
    Yep

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    Quote Originally Posted by saph View Post
    dont forget the thunderbolt has passthrough for daisy chaining

    yea it should work with usb adaptor

    https://www.pccasegear.com/category/...splay-adapters

    i reccomend strongly pccasegear for their shipping and abilty to add protection
    Hi Saph, thanks for the advise.
    How would daisy chaining work?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maxsmd View Post
    Hi Saph, thanks for the advise.
    How would daisy chaining work?
    im not sure how it exactly works since im a pc guy but i know theres a way to do it
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    Quote Originally Posted by saph View Post
    im not sure how it exactly works since im a pc guy but i know theres a way to do it
    DiasyChanning for Thunderblot requries a thunderbolt\Display Port monitor that supports daisy channing

    Not cheap

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    USB 3.0 to VGA Cable Video Display Card Graphic External Adapter for Window 7 10 | eBay

    Would a product like this work for the mac?
    I have a vga to vga cable currently.
    The ebay description says that its compatible for windows..
    Would it be any different for mac?
    There supposedly is a driver that needs to be installed for it to work on windows.. Would the same driver work for mac?
    This is doing my head in... the missus should just use pc...

 

 

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