Dual monitors

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  1. Speey

    Speey New Member

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    Can anyone guide me as to how to run two monitors from a surface pro - what leads and splitter boxes do I need?

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    It depends, are they DisplayPort monitors?
     
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    If they're DP monitors, you can daisy- chain them (hooking one to the other) with the first one plugged into your mDP on your SP3 or the DP on your MS Dock. If they're not DP monitors, you can run one off your MS Dock DP with an adapter cable for whatever monitor type you have (HDMI, DV etc) and then you can plug the other monitor into the mDP on your SP3 with a similar adapter cable. There are other options using USB3 for monitors as well. One last thing, there are various "splitters" that will run off your mDP on your SP3 or DP on your MS Dock. Some are good and some not-so-good.
     
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    Thanks for the replies although I am a bit more of a novice.
    I don't have the monitors yet. I like the sound of the daisy chain option. Are all modern monitors made with DP?
     

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