Using Dual HMDI Monitors with a Samsung Ultrabook

I have a Samsung NP540U3C-A03UB Ultrabook with HDMI output, and two LG 29UM57-PE Ultra Wide 29 1/2 inch monitors, what I would like to extend my desktop to both, and close the lid on the Ultrabook. When I purchased the monitors, I was told all I had to do is go from the hdmi port on the laptop, to hdmi1 on the first monitor, then go from hdmi2 on the first monitor to hdmi1 on the second monitor, and they would be recognized. This is not the case. I would like to know if this is possible at all using this method, if not, is there a device I could purchase to make it possible. Thank you.

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I don't think the described procedure would work. Normally HDMI connections on displays are inputs only. But of course I don't know the specifics of your LG's.

You'd probably have to buy a USB display adapter to be able to attach a 2nd monitor to the PC. But those normally aren't cheap.

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RadioFreqAuthor Commented:

Thank you for your help and it appears that you are correct. Sorry it took this long to get back to you, cheers!
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