Member Since: May 20, 2008
Mac Specs: 13" MB 2.4ghz, 2gig ram, OS 10.7.4
12-08-2010, 09:52 AM
Originally Posted by Slydude
I've got two external monitors attached to my MB Pro effectively giving me three monitors counting the MB Pro's built-in screen. The 24" Samsung is connected via the MB Pro's display connector. A second 19" monitor is connected to a USB port using ATPM 15.08 - Review: OWC USB 2.0 Display Adapter
This arrangement works quite well with the exception of the Open GL problem mentioned in the review. I am not sure if the other devices mentioned above have the same limitations.
That's a pretty neat setup using that OWC USB adapter to hook up a 2nd external monitor to a MBP. $98 bucks is pricey...but then the Matrox products are certainly much pricier!
p.s. Of course a little self-promotion there!
p.p.s. Actually..I just went to OWC...and found this product that seems to very similar to what "Slydude" referenced:
It's a USB video adapter from NewerTech...and is on special for $64.99.
Of course you can get the original OWC product for even less:
...it's on special for $49.99!!!
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Last edited by pigoo3; 12-08-2010 at 09:58 AM.