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A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers, usually comprised of the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. The display device in modern monitors is typically a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) thin panel, while older monitors used a cathode ray tube (CRT) about as deep as the screen size. They are connected to the computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, LVDS or other proprietary connectors and signals.

I currently have a NVidia GeForce GT 610 graphics card (see attached image with available ports on adapter card). Will this card support three Dell UltraSharp 24" - U2412M monitors? If so, what type of extra connector do I need to support the third monitor?
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Hello Experts - I'm starting my budget for next year and one thing I would like to do is replace some monitors.  I work for a small architectural firm and right now we're using relatively inexpensive Acer 24" monitors.  They're ok but I'd like to do better.  I'm looking for recommendations for monitors that would work well for architectural designers using Revit and CAD.  Let me know what you think!
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Hello everyone and thank you for reading this.
I currently have three monitors on my desk.  Two Dell U2415 and one Dell U3011.  The 2415s are new and the 3011 seems to be failing after about 4 years.

My question: Is it feasible to use a high-end TV as a monitor?  I don't do gaming and so the refresh rate won't be an issue I don't think.  My work consists of building websites, doing graphic arts and doing a good bit of architectural drawings using AutoCad.

I'm looking at this TV
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User had bad monitor.  Replaced monitor with dell uz2315H on a windows 10 machine (Dell Vostro 200) and had an issue with the monitor turning off randomly.  Thought it was a bad monitor, so RMA'd and got a new one.  Issue still persisted so switched from onboard video to pci-e video card using the displayport connection.  Problem still persists.  Screen randomly turns off while the pc is being used.  I checked Windows 10 power options, they are set to performance and to not turn off the display.  When the display turns off the power button on the monitor must be pressed to turn it back on so i don't believe it is going to sleep. I have updated the drivers for the video card also.  Windows 10 version is 1803 17134.1.  Also when monitor turns off pc is still on and sending signal, so when power button on the monitor is pressed user can go right back to work.
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Connecting a Mac to a Large flat screen TV?

I use High Sierra and hope to make a presentation using a Large flat screen TV in a rented conference room.

So, I need to connect my PC to the monitor using Wifi, which I have not done before.

What steps are involved? Clearly, I need to use the Wifi network of the location.

Then what?

Thanks
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Hi,

We are currently creating a conference room to be used for meetings.

We plan to have a large display installed on the wall, board room table in middle of the room and cables running from the display to the board room table.

We plan to have many cables coming to the board room table which can be used for people's laptops during meetings.

What would you recommend as a very good conference table connectivity box which could be used for connectivity with cables such as HDMI, Ethernet, etc and provides power to devices with sockets attached?

Thanks,
Robbie
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Hi,

We are currently creating a conference room to be used for meetings.

We plan to have a large display/ TV installed on the wall, board room table in middle of the room and cables running from the display to the board room table.

The cable length needed would need to be about 10 metres long, which we may hide under the carpets.

We plan to have many cables coming to the board room table which can be used for people's laptops during meetings.

What would you recommend as the cables we would typically need for to have coming up from board room table?

Thanks,
Robbie
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I need to purchase power adapters for two  Asus MX79 monitors.

Please provide me with the URL addresses of where I can purchase these adapters from.

I would prefer to purchase these power adapters from Amazon.

This is the model number of the monitor.

Asus MX79 monitor
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How can I display 2 extended monitors onto 1 projector? Is it possible with 1 monitor connected via VGA, 1 via DVI and the projector as VGA?
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Screen not refreshing.

Client using Windows 10, Dual HD Monitors (using HDMI Cables. Every now and then remnants of one window remain on screen:
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I checked the Graphics Driver:
2.png Which wasnt the latest version. So I installed that a few weeks ago to:
3.pngBut still happening.

User needs to restart Outlook (seems to be the only app that is affected) to refresh correctly.

Windows up to date. Office up to date.

Any ideas?

Thanks
Mark
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Toshiba laptop. Videos from YouTube go black unless it is unplugged...user has upgraded the drivers. Any idea what could cause this and how it can be remedied. Thank you.
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I need to remove VGA cable from my CRT monitor
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I am wondering whether to buy a 240Hz monitor for my sons to use for gaming.  How does fps relate to refresh rate? One has a GTX 750Ti and the other has a GTX 960. Both of them say that they are capable of a 240Hz refresh rate but when they play their games they never seem to get an fps of more than about 170. Does that mean that the graphics card would be able to cause a 240Hz monitor to refresh at 240Hz but that the change in image would actually only occur 170 times per second - a bit like having the monitor sample 240 time per second an image that is changing 170 times per second?

Essentially, does this mean that until they get a graphics card which is capable of an fps that is closer to 240, then a 144Hz monitor would perform in a similar way to a 240Hz monitor?

Thank you
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Hi

I have a Hitachi projector cp-ex300n projector ceiling mounted and it has a HDMi connection behind. I would like to buy a Wireless HDMI adapter and would like to mirror my windows 7 laptop and the projector.
Please post me a suitable product that I can buy to do the mirroring. My budget is £20- £30

 Thanks
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looking for extended monitors around 100$.

what are best options, features i need to look for? is LCD good or some other type is good? I do not know much on this

looking for safer to eye, usage, good monitor at best low price
I like to use with my hp windows laptop.

Please advise
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Hello -  I have a Dell P3418HW monitor installed and connected to a PC.  I'm using Dell's Display Manager to split the monitor so it acts as two monitors.  That works fine.  The issue is that this user had previously 3 monitors and had monitor 1 mirrored to monitor 3 so that a customer could see what was on that screen.   Monitor 2 was an extended desktop of monitor 1.   With the Dell P3418HW I cannot find a way to duplicate half of the screen (equivalent of one monitor in the previous setup) to the other monitor.  Dell says their software can't do it.  

Anyone run into this or anything similar and have a solutions or suggestions?   Please and thank you!
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Want to have a “Smart TV” with a keyboard and mouse

What he best value biggest screen available
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I've got an older TV with RCA inputs and a new DVD player whose output is HDMI.

I've got a cable, which I found out after the fact, doesn't work without a converter box. I plugged it up and nothing showed on the TV screen. Here's the cable I purchased:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B078SQRVT4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

So, after doing a little research, I was able to determine that I needed a converter box. I bought this one:







After hooking it up in the most intuitive way I could envision, I turned on my TV and I've got sound, but the picture is in black and white and the image is doubling up. In other words, rather than one, sharp looking picture. I've got two "panes" and it looks bad.

What am I missing?
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Have a HP 450 G3 laptop (win 7 pro) and I purchased a HP usb 3.0 port replicator.  The user wants to ulilize 2 monitors all coming out of the replicator (none from the laptop) so they have the laptop screen, and 2 other monitors connected to the replicator.  The connection used for the 1st screen is a HDMI to DVI adapter.  The user connected this to the replicator and it worked.  Laptop screen, 2nd monitor working fine.  Then I sent him a startech usb to VGA adapter so he could have 2 monitors coming out of the replicator.  When he plugged it in he lost the monitor that was plugged into the HDMI port on the replicator.  Does anyone know if you can use a usb to vga adapter on a HP port relicator to add a 2nd monitor?  Or is there another way with this replicator that I can get 2 monitors connected to it?  The replicatior has 6 usb ports and 1 hdmi port and a display port.  Can I use the display port and connect to a monitor that has a vga or dvi connection?
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What the docking station would you guys recommend for Dell Inspiron 14.  It should have 2x VGA ports for two monitors, and at least 3x USB.  
Thanks in advance.
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Hi,

We have a Sky Q (2TB) box connected via HDMI cable to our Denon AVR X4300.

Our Denon AVR X4300 is connected via a HDMI cable to HDMI 1 port (HDMI 2.0) of our Iiyama PROLITE TE8668MIS-B1AG display.

We were setting up the 4K/ UHD channels on the Sky Q box and wished to set the colour resolution to 10-bit 2160p for TV shows and movies.

Setting Sky to 10-bit 2160p did not work and we had to use 8-bit colour resolution as an error message from Sky said that the colour settings were not set with the display for 10-bit colour resolution.

Iiyama told me that there was no settings to be configured for the display and that the display is set to 10-bit colour resolution and 4K and that a direct connection from Iiyama display to Sky box would work.

What would be the best way of testing the connection between the Sky Q (2TB) box, Denon AVR and Iiyama display to find out what is causing the problem.

Thanks,
Robbie
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I have a client using an HP 620 laptop which was originally Windows 7, upgraded to Windows 10. The user wants to have 2 external monitors in addition to the laptop screen. 3 screens in total.

When I plug in a VGA monitor and an HDMI monitor, the display settings seems to know both monitors are there, but I can only seem to send video to the laptop screen and *one* of the monitors at any time.

I've seen online where people are able to use all three at once, but I cannot find any setting that does this on the HP,620.

Anyone have any ideas?

Thanks.
Dave
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We have a Dell Precision 3420 with Quadro K420.  The graphics look great on pc...but almost too good.  The pc is used by a dentist, and the xrays viewed on the system have vivid / dark shadows throughout.  It is causing improper diagnosis of decay, etc which rely's on shadows within the xray images.  The weird thing is this is a dual monitor setup, one monitor plugged into Quadro and one into the onboard Intel.  Both have the issue.  Have tried settings on the monitors to no avail, and have swapped out monitor to test.  Another pc, exact same setup, next to this one works perfect.  I'm stumped!!!
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I am trying to use an HDMI 4 port KVM with a docking station that has vga, display port and DVI connectors.
The display I'm connecting to has vga, HDMI and Display ports.
I can connect directly to the display using the display port or vga cables, but connecting to the display through the KVM fails (no signal) while converting the DVI from the dock to the HDMI of the KVM. I'm using a DVI to HDMI converter  The KVM is connected to the display via HDMI.

I thought DVI and HDMI would work sans the audio. But there's no video delivered there.

Any ideas why this isn't working?

Thanks for any insight.
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I have two older Dell VGA computers that I would like to convert to HDMI. My old VGA monitor is going bad and will probably not last very long. Do I only need a VGA-to-HDMI converter?

Note that I'm going to build a computer later this year. Eventually, I will have a new primary computer and two older backup computers with VGA.
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Displays / Monitors

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A monitor or a display is an electronic visual display for computers, usually comprised of the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. The display device in modern monitors is typically a thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) thin panel, while older monitors used a cathode ray tube (CRT) about as deep as the screen size. They are connected to the computer via VGA, DVI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, LVDS or other proprietary connectors and signals.