connecting a projector to a hp dc5750

Posted on 2007-11-23
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Last Modified: 2010-04-29
Hi all

Our company has hp dc5740 computers and i want to connect a projector to the pc. Normally
i would add a matrox grafic card, as the hp 5750 has digital card is there another way to connect the projector.
thanks davy
Question by:davy999
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Danny Child earned 1500 total points
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just because it's digital, doesn't mean a projector can't handle it.

The only issue is whether you need a normal screen output, and also a projector output at the same time.   If so, you need a twin port card.

I find nVidia cards much easier to work with these days due to friendlier drivers than either Matrox or ATI.  Which model of 5740 do you have?

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Well i must admit i think matrox is a pig to set up especialy dual head 2 go
What i want to do is just switch between screen and projector, i normally use a splitter cable
hp dc5750 small factor

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