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how to connect two external monitors to my W540 without a dock?

2017-01-18, 13:47 PM

I am wondering is it possible to have two external monitors connect to my W540 without a dock?

 

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Re: how to connect two external monitors to my W540 without a dock?

2017-01-18, 14:41 PM

The W540 supports up to three displays:

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Re: how to connect two external monitors to my W540 without a dock?

2017-01-18, 15:23 PM

My monitors don't have the miniDP port. So I need to find a adapter. what type of the adapters should I get one, HDMI, VGA, or ...?

 

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Re: how to connect two external monitors to my W540 without a dock?

2017-01-18, 15:35 PM

I use this mDP - VGA adapter cable:

 

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/insignia-mini-displayport-to-vga-adapter-white/5813139.p?skuId=5813139

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Re: how to connect two external monitors to my W540 without a dock?

2017-01-24, 14:19 PM

I just found mime is a thunderbolt port unfortunatly. It seems miniDP is better than thunderbolt. Because with the miniDP I can plugin two monitors with a displayport hub.

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