how many external displays can a MBA 13 use?

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  1. mobilebuddha macrumors regular

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    I tried the search but didn't come up with anything.. so here is my question: Can the MBA 13 utilize 2 external displays? 3?
     
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    Without additional hardware, 1.

    There are, however, external videocards such as the Matrox dualhead2go which will allow you to drive dual displays from a single displayport... Not cheap though
     
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    to the best of my knowledge the matrix adapter is restricted to a resolution lower then the thundebolt can achieve and because of the way the resolutions are set up on a thunderbolt you will end up with something much lower.

    I havent seen any usb / external video card adapters that can put out apples thunderbolt resolution. I know of 1 card thats close, but again because of the way the ATD steps the different resolutions you end up stepping down to something much lower.
     
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  8. Tritons macrumors 6502

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    Ahh yes after reserch MacBook Air can only run 1 external display, sorry for that.
     
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