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Second Monitor without dock?


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Is there a way to connect a second monitor without a dock to the SP3? I have a second monitor with a VGA input and and DVI input on it. I purchased a Cable Matters Mini Display Port to DVI adapter:


When I have this connected to the SP3 and a DVI cable from it to the monitor, I get no signal to the monitor. I just took this monitor off my old PC so I know it works fine. I've also tried three separate DVI cables as well.

Shouldn't this work?


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It should. I bought a generic adaptor that output to hdmi/vga/hdmi and it was simply a case of plugging it in. Its a while ago but I have a feeling I had to plug the monitor cable into the adaptor, and then plug the adaptor into the sp3.