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Old 09-26-08, 08:07 PM
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Dual Monitor Docking Station for Laptop?

at work i currently have a desktop computer with a dual monitor video card. The Dual monitors are very important for my work

I am thinking of getting a laptop with a docking station for work instead, but still want to be able to use the dual monitors whilst at work.

Is this possible ? Can u get a dual monitor out video card on a laptop ?

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Old 09-26-08, 08:38 PM
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I have a latitude for work that has a docking station with DVI and VGA out. I would think that would work for what you want to do.
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Originally Posted by BigDaddy View Post
I have a latitude for work that has a docking station with DVI and VGA out. I would think that would work for what you want to do.
We use Dell Latitudes at work with the docking stations in a dual monitor environment. When we need to go into the field we just undock and use the laptop screen.

Works great.
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You could also use a DualHead2Go. It's an external upgrade that lets you connect two monitors from a single video output, whether on a laptop or desktop.
I believe this solution only allows for extended desktops, not seperate displays.
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Another vote for the Dell Latitude with docking station. That's what I have at work.
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+1 one for Dell Lats and both D/Port and D/Dock docks. I've deployed them in several enterprise environments, usually with dual monitors, with no issues.
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Another vote for the Dell Latitude with docking station. That's what I have at work.
Same here. Works great.
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If all else fails, you can get a USB to VGA adapter, and use that for the second display.

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