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dazed
May 3, 2011, 01:20 PM
Im thinking of getting the base 21.5 model and am wondering will there be anyway of connecting an external monitor AND some thunderbolt devices at the same time ?

Since i'll be using the thunderbird as a mini display port how would I connect additional devices ? Is there some sort of hub being developed ?


Thanks



drew.bowser
May 3, 2011, 01:22 PM
Im thinking of getting the base 21.5 model and am wondering will there be anyway of connecting an external monitor AND some thunderbolt devices at the same time ?

Since i'll be using the thunderbird as a mini display port how would I connect additional devices ? Is there some sort of hub being developed ?


Thanks

You can daisychain them

Connect the drive to the comptuer and then connect the display to the drive. You can chain up to 6 devices.

robbieduncan
May 3, 2011, 01:22 PM
You connect the other device first then the monitor to the second thunderbolt port on the back of the other device.

GGJstudios
May 3, 2011, 01:22 PM
You don't need a hub, as Thunderbolt devices can be daisy-chained.

http://www.apple.com/thunderbolt/

dazed
May 3, 2011, 01:24 PM
ok, i didn't realize a mini display port could be added to the chain.

Thanks :)