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Old Nov 7, 2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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USB to HDMI Adapter

Hi all,

I'm looking for a good USB to HDMI adapter. I will be getting a regular Macbook Pro and I have a need for two screens. The problem is that the MBP only has one video out port, unless I buy the Apple monitors which I don't want to do. So does anybody have/know of any good USB to HDMI adapters? I know that the frame rates and such won't be that great but I would like it to be as good as possible. Also, the new Macbook Pro does have USB3, which would improve the performance of such an adapter compatible with USB3.

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Old Nov 7, 2012, 10:12 PM   #2
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Macs do not output video over USB.
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Old Nov 7, 2012, 10:49 PM   #3
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DisplayLink doesn't have a driver for their USB3-compatible devices yet. Still, their USB2 ones are decent. Nothing to get excited about, but if you need a second external display for a computer that doesn't support them natively, it's your best option.
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