Multiple monitors on a dell e6330


I have a user who needs 2 external monitors connected to a dell e6330. The laptop has a vga port and a micro hdmi port.
Would it be possible to connect a second monitor to the micro hdmi port if i used a micro hdmi to vga converter?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If you mean 3 in total (Laptop monitor plus two) then, no, that will not work.

The VGA port allows you to extend the screen with two windows.

I am not sure if the GPU has two outputs or not on that machine (for the micro HDMI), You would need to check the documentation.

That is the way I have seen laptops used.
Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
There is something to find about that on the Dell community forum. The Dell person there says that 2 external displays are possible but that you have to disable the internal (LCD) screen of the laptop to make that possible. This is not what you require so I agree with the above comment that 3 displays simultaneously is not possible.


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You need a powered 2 Output 1 Input HDMI Splitter Amplifier with HDTV 1080p support
Also a micro HDMI to HDMI cable.

As stated your Dell may only be able to switch between on board display or the external display(s).
Not sure about that point, until you try it, as I have a Toshiba laptop that will display both on board and external display's at the same time.

Product example link:
You could look at Kensington Universal Multi-Display Adapter (Black)
Connect one end to your monitor cable, the other end to a USB port of your computer and you are done.
Add up to six additional monitors to your computer, by connecting up to six adapters directly to your computer or through a USB hub (if computer allows)
Displays projector on screen - simply connect the adapter to your notebook
Included DVI to VGA adapter provides flexibility to connect to any type of monitor, projector or HDTV up to a 2048 x 1152 pixel resolution or 1080p
itplustechAuthor Commented:
used a mini hdmi to vga converter, disabled latptop monitor and able to use to external monitors..
Thanks to all
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