Helpful 1 Not Helpful Comment Flag. You are using a VGA splitter. When you connect two monitors, the video driver will detect this connection and activate the multimonitor functionality. I’m ready to share my review. Using a VGA splitter will not work with our device since each DVI port is allowed to carry only one video signal through to the monitor.

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You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue: What do I do?

When you test the video source and video destination, it is recommended that you do the following:. STLE 0 reviews Add a review. Likewise, if you want to see 2 monitors on the computer, there has to be 2 separate video outputs some cards provide more than 1 output, but since you got a splitter, I am assuming ksb isn’t the case for you.

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Please enter a headline for your review. My splitter occasionally acts up, and I found that unplugging it and plugging it back in makes it work for another couple months. For example, a teacher using a computer to teach a class. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck!


Oct 01, StarTech. Use for in-store product merchandising in retail environments to give your advertisements greater visibility. Posted by pqmaloney on Jan 07, Everything is hooked up but nothing is working. Test to make sure that the video source and video destination work together at the resolution that you want to use.

When you troubleshoot issues with a video splitter, there spkitter some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. If you use a splitter, the two monitors connected to the splitter will show the same thing on both screens.

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The max point reward for answering a question is Which port on the video splitter is the master port? Please enter a valid email address. If you are having issues with a splitter interpreting the incorrect port as the master port, try the following:.

Click “Add” to gibaware your video. This is how most people use two monitors, and it’s the default vgga for desktop computers. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.


I selected extended display. Use the cable, video splitter, video source, and video destination in another setup to see if the problem is with the components or the setup.

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Microsoft Help and Support lays out how to do this with Win More Print this page Share this page. These options will be outlined below for each video source connection. If you have a video source that uses another video connection, there are options giyaware to convert the video signal or connection.

Most portables cannot support dual monitors without a docking station. The master port is labeled on the splitter boxes from StarTech. Helpful 1 Not Helpful Comment Uwb. DisplayLink also links to several online stores, although they do a lousy job of labeling which country each store serves.