Solved

3 Monitors

Posted on 2016-11-02
5
72 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-02
I have a Lenovo T530 and currently have a docking station and extension to an external monitor.  I wonder how I can connect another external monitor so that I can have three displays ( two external displays) and one laptop.

Do I need to get anything to support this setup?  - thanks
0
Comment
Question by:LateNaite
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:pony10us
ID: 41870623
I recently looked into this exact issue.  It depends on your video card.
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:pony10us
ID: 41870636
0
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
Kimputer earned 250 total points
ID: 41870687
If you don't mind a USB solution, any of these will do:

https://www.startech.com/AV/USB-Video-Adapters/
0
 
LVL 31

Assisted Solution

by:Scott C
Scott C earned 250 total points
ID: 41870799
I've been using these for years and have been very happy with them.

https://www.amazon.com/Tritton-TRI-UV100-SEE2-SVGA-Adapter/dp/B0003NFY1E

BTW....what video does your laptop have?  If it doesn't have the NVidia, then it won't work without an USB solution.
0
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:pony10us
ID: 41870860
That is correct.  I am running the original Intel HD Graphics that came in my T520 and it does not permit 3 monitors however I have a user with the NVidia and they are able to. That is the reason for my original post that it depends on the video card.
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I recently purchased an HP EliteBook 2540p notebook/laptop. It has two video ports on it – VGA and DisplayPort. HP offers an optional docking station for the 2540p that also has both a VGA port and a DisplayPort. There are numerous online reports do…
Sometimes a user will call me frantically, explaining that something has gone wrong and they have tried everything (read - they have messed it up more and now need someone to clean up) and it still does no good, can I help them?!  Usually the standa…
In this video, viewers are given an introduction to using the Windows 10 Snipping Tool, how to quickly locate it when it's needed and also how make it always available with a single click of a mouse button, by pinning it to the Desktop Task Bar. Int…
NetCrunch network monitor is a highly extensive platform for network monitoring and alert generation. In this video you'll see a live demo of NetCrunch with most notable features explained in a walk-through manner. You'll also get to know the philos…

729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question