Can I have 2 monitors with different cables?

Can I have 2 monitors with different cables?

You should start be switching the cables between the two monitors to see if the problem follows the cable type or stays with the monitor. Check the monitor setting for your graphics card. HDMI might need adjusting to allow either full or limited “dynamic range”.

What cable do I need to connect 2 computer monitors?

Find your monitor’s video input port. Modern monitors tend to use either DisplayPort or HDMI ports for their inputs, but some monitors will also have VGA ports. If you have an exceptionally old monitor, you may find a DVI port on the back of your second monitor.

How do I display different things on two monitors HDMI?

Windows 10

  1. Right click on an empty area of the desktop.
  2. Choose Display Settings.
  3. Scroll Down to the Multiple displays area and select select Duplicate these displays or Extend these displays.

How do I make two monitors display different things?

To change the monitors’ position, click, drag, and place the blue, numbered boxes to your preferred position. If you are unsure which monitor is “1” or “2,” click the “Identify” link. The assigned monitor number will then appear on each monitor’s screen.

Can I use HDMI and VGA at the same time?

It is physically possible to attach a VGA and HDMI connector at the same time. Most likely yes.

Can I use VGA and DisplayPort at the same time?

Yes you could run two screens if you have one monitor plugged into displayport and one into VGA. However, there is a possibility that the motherboard would not be able to handle it, but nearly all modern ones should.

Do monitors need both VGA and HDMI?

It will not hinder or make display work better since screen cannot use both at the same time. As a side note, there is no big difference between HDMI and VGA if you are at 1080P and 60Hz, going to higher resolution/refresh rate can change things.

Can I connect 2 monitors with DisplayPort?

If you want to know how to connect two monitors together via DisplayPort, you need several monitors equipped with both a DisplayPort In and DisplayPort Out port. Many monitors only come with a single DisplayPort In port, but you also need a DisplayPort Out for the “middle of the chain” monitors.

Do I need an HDMI splitter for dual monitors?

HDMI splitters (and graphics cards) can send a single video signal to two HDMI monitors at the same time. But not just any splitter will do; you need one that works well for the least amount of money.

  • August 28, 2022