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Is there an adapter to remove locking latches on DisplayPort male connector?

I have a problem with disconnecting DisplayPort cables. Almost all other connection cables are normal, but with dp it is another story. Some dp cables has latches - a locking mechanism. It does not ...
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Are ferrite cores / ferrite bead recommended on mini DP to VGA / DVI / HDMI adapters?

Near plugs of VGA or DVI cables is often a "plastic" cylinder containing ferrite to protect the signal from interferences. These are called "ferrite cores", "ferrite beads&...
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Looking for a dual moniitor displayport KVM that keeps monitors "connected" to computer(s) switched away from

I am trying to find a displayport kvm that supports at least usb 2 (or 3), with dual 4k display output, and keeps the monitors virtually "connected" to the computer that the kvm is switched ...
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Connecting a monitor to laptop via USB-C (Thunderbolt)

I have these digital connectors for connecting external monitors: HDMI (version: 2.0) USB-C (version: Thunderbolt 3) While the HDMI I would better like to leave untouched for connecting my TV. Thus, ...
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USB-PD-splitter with video and data passthrough?

I am looking for a small device with at least three USB-C-ports which can do at least the following: USB-C-Port 1: Acting as power input, USB-C-Port 2 and 3: Power output (USB-C-PD preferred on both, ...
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Plug Two Monitors into a Single DisplayPort

I'm aware that you can daisy-chain DisplayPort monitors so that two monitors end up being plugged into a single port on the computer. However, the DisplayPort monitors I've purchased do not have the ...
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Do Displayport versions apply to cables?

I have a Dell P2415Q monitor, it is UHD monitor, which has mini displayport as one of its input sources. I do not have any other outputs with mDP connector, and I want to only use full sized DP cables,...
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Connect dual monitor setup and desktop pc with usb-c-dock

I want to be able to easily switch between my desktop pc (Nvidia 1060) and my work laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad L14 20U50001GE) at my dual monitor setup. For testing purposes I tried to connect a dell usb-...
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$100-$200 monitor with displayport daisy chaining

I don't need a super fancy monitor, but I would like it to support displayport daisy chaining. All the monitors I can find with this feature are >$300
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Cable Recommendation, Games Stuck at 30 FPS on External Monitor ! Needs Advice

Hello Everyone I hope you are in the best of your health in this pandemic. I recently bought a gaming monitor for my work as well as for the little gaming that I do. I have connected my laptop to my ...
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3-Monitor/3 Comptuter Complex Setup Help

I'm trying to optimize my hardware setup in my home office, and I'd really like to have something like this setup: I'm not sure how to accomplish this, if it's even possible. All of the arrows show ...
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USBc 2.0 vs USBc 3.x alternate mode

Hi all I have the following question: I want a tablet for presentations on external monitors. Does the tablet need USBc 2 or higher USBc 3.x to make an adapter cable work from the tablets USBc to an ...
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GPU in new CAD workstation

We're seriously considering upgrading (read: replacing) a small handful of workstations (desktops) for our department at work. No in-house IT, so I'm asked to do a suggestion myself. The workstations ...
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MiniDIsplay Port to USB-C with Power?

I have a Thinkpad X1 Yoga, first generation. It has a DisplayPort but no USB-C ports. I want to buy an external monitor, like the ThinkVision M14 that passes both video and power trough it's USB-C ...
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4K KVM desktop switch with DisplayPort

I wanted to upgrade my old Aten CS1794 KVM switch to something that supports 4K and DisplayPort for a long time, but couldn't find something that fits my needs the way the CS1794 did when I bought it ...
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Docking station with 3 Display Ports for Linux

I have MSI GV62 8RC with Linux Mint 19 installed. It has 1 HDMI port and 1 miniDP which works mostly ok (sometimes I have to unplug and plug miniDP again few times to get it working). But now I ...
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Embedded DisplayPort to DisplayPort converter cable

I am looking for an embedded DisplayPort (eDP) to DisplayPort (DP) cable to connect an eDP output to a monitor with DP input. Resolution of video is 4K. Thanks in advance. Edit: I have found an eDP ...
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Monitor with USB Hub for two computers [duplicate]

I started working from home, and would like to have a convenient way to connect my work laptop to my desktop setup. That is a mouse, keyboard and one monitor. Preferably I would just need to plugin a ...
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DP/HDMI to USB frame grabber internal cards

The requirement is a HDMI to USB frame grabber internal card or a DisplayPort to USB frame grabber internal. So far I have found DP/HDMI to PCIe frame grabber internal cards. http://www.unigraf-china....
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Independent Portable 4K Capture Device that Records a 4K 60fps to SD or MicroSD

I'm having difficulty finding a Independent Portable 4K Capture Device that Records at 4K 60fps to SD or MicroSD. By independent, I mean it does not require a computer; it is its own computer by ...
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Should choose 32Inch or 27Inch for 2K WQHD PC Monitor?

I going to buy a Monitor, this gonna be my first monitor so I plan to get a monitor that could output Above Average Visual Experience. Main Requirements: 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440 Resolution) Refresh ...
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USB-C Hub with PD and DP Alt Mode

I have been looking for a USB C hub that is able to charge via PD whilst at the same time taking the video signal from the port and offering it on a separate USB C port on the hub. However after weeks ...
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What's the smallest handheld or laptop that will drive a 4K Display Port (or HDMI 2.0) monitor at 60fps?

Ideally I'm looking for a handheld, netbook, or 10-12" laptop. It needs to be x86_64 (not ARM) with 8GB RAM or more. The CPU needs to be faster than an Atom. The screen has HDMI and Display Port ...
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MacBook Pro 2012 Thunderbolt-to-dual-Displayport Adapter?

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro (this model) and I have also inherited two Dell U2515h displays, which understand DisplayPort 1.2 (but not Thunderbolt). I'd like to use the laptop (running OSX High Sierra) ...
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ASUS UX433FN how to have multiple HDMI displays? [closed]

I already have an ASUS UX430 laptop that works perfectly with 2 HDMI displays, which totals 3 displays with the integrated display; this my own personal display. I needed another laptop and ...
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USB dock or KVM switch?

I just got a new PC at work (HP Z2 with Win10 x64), but for legacy product support I need to maintain a legacy machine (Dell Optiplex 9010) with Windows 7 x64 and x86 as well. IT was having issues ...
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Can I connect a 4k (3840 x 2160) laptop to a 2560 x 1440 monitor? [closed]

So i'm thinking of purchasing a DELL XPS 15 with a screen resolution of 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160). I already have a very nice DELL Ultrasharp 27 inch monitor with a screen resolution of 2560 x ...
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Cheapest way to connect power, DisplayPort and two USB devices to USB-C port

Essentially I want to have a very simple docking solution for a laptop with a USB-C port, to provide power to the laptop and connect a monitor (with DisplayPort) and two input devices (with USB) to it....
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Cable recommendation for HDMI display

I am a bit lost on what adapters and cables I need for connecting a second external monitor to my laptops. I already have an external HDMI monitor. All my three laptops have HDMI ports with which I ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI adapter + HDMI EDID pass-through emulator, suitable for my 2160p (4k) display?

The relevant part of my system is straightforward - a Radeon R9 370 card with HDMI + DisplayPort output. The monitor is a 4K (3840 x 2160) Dell UltraSharp UP3216Q with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort ...
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Media player with 4k and display port

I have a 4k monitor that has HDMI and display port. The problem is that it is HDMI 1.4 and is only able to display 4k content at 30Hz. For me that is unacceptable. Over display port, 4k is displayed ...
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Longest certified DisplayPort cable that supports AMD FreeSync

I can't seem to find any certified cables over 10ft let alone the few that specify a version. Preferably I need one that is > 10ft but could be <= 15ft. At minimum it just needs to support 1....
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Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have USB Type-C inputs?

Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have USB Type-C inputs? USB Type-C can carry a DisplayPort signal so a TV could use it for the video signal. A quick Google search for this does not turn ...
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What hubs to use for USB 3.1 gen 1?

I bought a laptop (ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 N580VD) that comes with a USB type C 3.1 GEN 1 port, that is also a displayport port (little DP icon - like the one in this picture) I would like to buy a hub ...
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Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have DisplayPort ports?

Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have DisplayPort ports? A quick Google search for this does not turn up many results. I found that many people have said that HDMI is the standard for ...
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Connecting thunderbolt 3 laptops to QHD display?

I am planning to buy a new monitor, QHD resolution (1440p) and 60Hz, for a desktop computer. Ideally, it should also be possible to use the same display with a couple of laptops: A late 2016 XPS 13 (...
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DVI to DisplayPort, at 1080p@144hz

I have two monitors: Acer GN246HL. Each has a D-Sub, DVI and HDMI. My current video card (GTX 770) has two DVI slots, so this is not a problem I can get both at running 1080p 144hz. However, newer ...
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KVM solution for 2 computers to switch 6 monitors (2x3) with DisplayPort connections

I am trying to find a solution to be able to KVM two computers, both with two DisplayPort outputs (two video cards on one PC and a docking station with two ports) to a monitor array connected with two ...
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Mini displayport to HDMI adapter that does 4k at 60hz

I just bought Sony X800D TV and it comes with 2 hdmi ports that do 4k at 60Hz and 1 HDMI port that does 4k at 30hz. I have 2015 Macbook Pro 15" with iris pro IGP. As you guys probably know, this ...
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Displayport 1.3 cable

I am looking for a new Display Port cable for my Asus ROG SWIFT PG279Q monitor. It has to work at 2560x1440 @ 165Hz and that is only possible with DisplayPort, however not all DP cables support this ...
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Video card recommendations to drive 6-8 WXGA projectors

I'm developing an interactive 3D app in Unity that will be projected on a large curved wall and was curious what video card would best be suited to drive 6-8 projectors (most likely 6). I'm currently ...
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KVM switch for Cinema 4k?

I just got a new LG 31MU97-B that I'd like to hook up to my PC and Mac, but I can't find a [mini-/]displayport KVM switch that supports full Cinema 4k (4096x2160) at 60Hz, only UHD (3840x2160). I'm ...
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"All connectors hub" for an another room PC

Currently planning an new high-end PC with high-end graphics card, 4x hdd, etc... Want 0dB (silent) even under the high load, so no vent noise even from the PSU. For me the easy solution is: putting ...
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HDMI adapter supporting both DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort

We have a TV we want to connect to our array of laptops. The laptops have DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort output while the TV has only 1 HDMI output (alas). So the obvious solution would be to have ...
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KVM with four ports to support 4k Resolution

My limiting factor from a video perspective at home is now my KVM. It is DVI based and supports up to 1920x1200 resolution. If I want to move to 4k I am going to need a replacement. Can anyone give ...
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What are the differences between monitors inputs (HDMI, Display Port, DVI, VGA)? [closed]

These four are the main I/O that you see. What are the pros/cons for each? As far as I know HDMI 2.0 supports higher fps than earlier HDMI as well as that Display Port supports high fps. Besides ...
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