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Connecting multiple monitors with IMAC

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Dear Sir ,
                    i have IMAC , i want to connect extra 2 42 inch monitors with it , is it possible ? if yes then how should i do it , and which connectors should i  need for teh same ?
please advice
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Hi strung ,
                i need for IMAC  desktop , the link above discribes for macbook pro .
please advice
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Basically the same idea.
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make sure you have the right DVI connectors if you buy/already have bought the monitors.
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Confirmed that all apple computers work the same with regards to external monitors. MBA, MBP, iMac, Mac Mini... the key is using the right DVI adaptor for your iMac. I have 2008 imac running dual 24" external monitors and it looks great.
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i need to run 2 extra monitors , i.e total 3 one IMAC and 2 others .
what should i buy for same
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Mini DVI (or displayport) to VGA or DVI-I....depending on what your monitors will accept. 42" would imply VGA or HDMI maybe? DVI-I to HDMI adaptors will also work.
Then get a DVI-I to 2xDVI-I splitter.
Finally connect up your two extra monitors to the splitters.
Personally I use Mini-DVI from iMac to VGA, then VGA splitter cable into 2 monitors. This works fine.

Hope this helps
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