Dual Monitors + Docking Station w/ MacBookPro Unibody

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by blasto333, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. blasto333 macrumors regular

    Jan 3, 2004
    What I want:
    Dual Monitors + Docking Station w/ MacBookPro Unibody

    Budget: $1000.00

    Is this possible? If so, what do you recommend
  2. gorjan macrumors 6502

    May 16, 2009
    There aren't any docking solutions for Macs.

    As for dual monitor, you can use the internal monitor on the MBP and an external monitor at the same time. It's not possible to use two external monitors at the same time.
  3. Bbusyb macrumors member


    Sep 11, 2009
    Notts, UK / Alex, Egypt
    The closest You are probably going to get to a docking station would be to get the 24" Apple Cinema Display.

    From Apple
    Pair that with the MBP own Display to get the second Dispaly and you should be set.
  4. cawesjmu macrumors 6502

    Apr 4, 2004
    Richmond, VA
    What about this Bookendz one? Not cheap, but if you're budget is 1k, it should fit. As for dual monitors, I don't know if that'll work out.
  5. AccidentalChef macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2009
    For dual monitors, look into the Matrox DualHead2Go. I haven't used it personally, but they claim Mac compatibility, and they offer a DisplayPort version. Combine that with the docking station of your choice and you should be set.
  6. MacKiddyWiddy macrumors 6502

    Aug 18, 2009
    sadly i dont think their are any mac specific docking solutions, and also i dont think you can have 2 external monitors, only 1... but then again im sure their will be an adapter somewhere that will allow you [​IMG] just make sure you have mac compatibility
  7. atariguy macrumors newbie

    Sep 7, 2009
  8. Flynnstone macrumors 65816


    Feb 25, 2003
    Cold beer land
    you could a Matrox DualHead2Go to get 2 displays.
    There is also a TripleHead2Go, but ...

    Get a BlueTooth keyboard & mouse.
    Thats pretty close to being a docking station.

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