External monitor for the 13 mid-2014' rMBP
I'm looking for an external monitor for my rMBP mid-2014 13 "resembling a Retina display (I'm only looking for quality of retina monitors). Not extremely concerned about 4K because my Mac cannot run most 4K poster but of course wouldn't mind it if it can work properly. I have the model of i5 2.8 Ghz with Intel Iris 1536 MB. Anyone have any suggestions?
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I see that you are in the market for some external displays. Your MacBook Pro (retina, 13 inches, mi 2014) can support the following resolution on an external monitor:
- Dual display and copy video: support simultaneous native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 x 1600 pixels on up to two external displays, both at millions of colors
I need a large external screen which is the retina or better. I used to have the apple cinema display, but it's not retina. I use a new macbook from the retina and I want the monitor external to also be the retina or higher. Any recommendations would be great.
Also, how can I know if she will be so strong that the retina, 4 means k it will be retina? Or 5 k, etc.?
Retina is just a watchword for the resolution capability of the GPU of the machine. Find out what the maximum resolution that your model is able to display on an external monitor. Then look for screens that display this resolution. Maybe it's 4K or 5K. Later 15 "MBP can display: up to 3840 x 2160 pixels (Iris Pro) up to 5120 2880 (Radeon M370X R9). The model 13 "poster: up to 3840 x 2160 pixels on up to two external displays. Both display up to 4K via HDMI to a HDMI compatible device.
I would like to get an external monitor for the time where a 17 "display is not quite big enough, but is there a limit on the size I can go? And with a 2009 MBP, would be a 4 k screen work?
The specifications of my MBP is: 17-inch, early 2009, processor Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz, memory 8 GB 1067 MHz DDR3, NVIDIA GeForce 9400 M 256 MB graphics card
I'm happy to find an opportunity that A1082 Apple display 23 ", but maybe I would go a little bigger. Used Apple screens are starting to become a bit expensive when there are more than 23 ", so I consider sacrificing the aesthetics of the product and get a monitor not Apple to about 27"... could anyone recommend any specific model?
I will mostly use the screen for the design work (InDesign) and surf, so that I don't do high range editing, I'd still like the colors to be accurate enough.
Any help is appreciated!
the resolution maximum support from outside is 2560 by 1600, the resolution of the movie screen 30 inch apple.
I have a training environment with the help of portable computers W530, who are locked in a box in front of the offices. It is not practical to reach the computer as it's hidden and so I need to use the dvi cable external monitor for the configuration of the bios, boot order, etc..
Currently, boot options are hidden from the external screen until windows loads. The external monitor would then become active. A way around the monitor to the laptop altogether?
VGA is driven by Nvidia, so apply the same parameters. Comes to the boot monitor in VGA BIOS (I forgot what we call this specific setting, as my W530 is at home). You should always pass nvidia Optimus only.
I am struggling with this situation of resolution of external monitor for the past two weeks. Since the research I did, it is a very common question; However, I did find a solution. I tried all the solutions have not been successful. I hope someone here can help you.
Asus K50IJ laptop
Win 7 Home Premium 64 - Bit SP1
Intel Core2Duo T6600
4 GB OF RAM
Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Monitor is Samsung SC750_S24C750P connected with VGA cable (laptop doesn't have a HDMI output)
I reinstalled the drivers for the graphics card; current driver is 18.104.22.1682 of 11/02/2011
I reinstalled the drivers for the monitor; current driver is 22.214.171.124 11 13, 2012
Monitor is currently appearing as "HDMI" in the Device Manager; I have chosen "Analogue" and had the same results. Now & then I see "Generic PnP monitor" in the Device Manager. whenever I see it I uninstall it.
Bottom line is this: settings keep bouncing everywhere. On rare occasions, I saw the picture I want on the external monitor; When I close the lid on my computer (that's why I bought the external monitor - so I can get a bigger picture, not two), the resolution is 1024 x 768. When I disconnect the external monitor, I get the correct image and ratio 16:9 (1366 x 768) on my laptop screen. When I connect the external monitor I have two choices for the resolution: 800 x 600 or 1024 x 768.
I went to the Intel graphics properties tool and set a resolution to 1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz - 32 bit - proposed by Samsung for their monitor. Result 7 choices of resolution, no '' recommended '' and the higher tag 1366 x 768. I can live with 1280 x 720; When I choose this resolution or anything higher, the laptop screen is superb, but the image on the external monitor covers 1/4 of the screen - the rest is black. Reset the external monitor doesn't change anything. Computer restarting does not help. Monitor disconnect/reconnect does not help. I tried this routine dozens of times.
I really need to use the external monitor, and I need the image proportional. Is there a way to do this?
Hi, thanks for the response.
I saw this on the Intel Web site so I tried mode extended without change.
If I had 1366 x 768 on both screens, I would have been delighted - instead, I had two choices on my external monitor: 4:3, covering the entire screen with a distorted image, or 16:9 which covers about 40% of the screen.
The most likely explanation I can think of is that the external monitor 4:3, I used in the past has left a kind of preference file in my computer which could not be changed, so he kept coming back to 4:3 instead of 16:9. I thought the problem might be the VGA - VGA cable, but this does not explain why I was unable to cover the entire screen on my external monitor with something other than a distorted picture.
Using the past because I was forced to buy a new laptop. As soon as I plugged on the external monitor, everything was perfect.
Thanks again for your help.
I want to get an external monitor for my MacBook Air. Any suggestion?
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The screen on the R500 (PPR50E-01301TEN) is fine for a use for an hour or two on the go, but if I use it constantly throughout the day, I get a bad neck and headache (perhaps the angle that you have to look as far as its small size). So I want to get the external monitors for her at work and at home. Home preference would be an LCD TV.
The problem is Windows tells me that the screen resolutions supported for the external monitor is 1280 x 768, 1920 x 1080 and 1920 x 1200. Linux wants to offer me 1280 x 800 or below, although I might be able to fix this with a little tweaking. Assuming that Windows is right, does anyone know of a 18-21 "wide screen monitor or a TV with one of the resolutions supported as its native resolution, or even a resolution supported? I can't find something.
It should probably be 1920x1xxx, 1280 x 768 will be quite grainy close up on a 18 "+ monitor." Why aren't all common intermediate resolutions on the monitors (1440 x 900 or 1680 x 1050) supported? If he can do 1920x1xxx, he should be able to make them.
As much as I know duplicator can not improve things. This external device just flow through the signal from the computer laptop itself.
What resolution do you need for your monitor?
I have this problem that drives me crazy... I bought an external monitor for my laptop Toshiba Satellite A200-1 9 s, but the problem is that the image on the external monitor, shakes. I tried another monitor, the same, another cable, same problem; the only way to stop it is to unplug the AC of the laptop.
I also tried to move the monitor further away from the laptop, but nothing.
I can stop shaking so hard that if I switch to the profile AC from FULL POWER to save power... but even with this image is still shaking a little.
So basically there is a magnetic field around here, probably in the portable, which makes my picture shaking like crazy... someone knows how to stop it?
I don't think it has to do something with magnetic fields.
Cause she is related to the energy consumption of the computer, it seems that there is a problem with the AC adapter.
If he needs to deliver all the 'juice', this is capacitors to keep absolutely stable voltage may be too low.
These instabilities (with the frequency of 50 Hz supply) can parasitize the signal on the screen.
A solution for this?... If you know how to solder some fat capacitors somehow between the two...
It is a grounding problem
I have never heard of such problems with the LCD (VGA monitors?) monitors. Generally, this is the case when you use an analog video output,
leading to no color on TV.
You have an annoying hum when you connect the audio output to an amplifier? It would be a sign for it.
I had such a problem and solved by plugging my laptop on the sector on another circuit in the House as my audio devices
So experiment with it.
First: unplug all the other stuff (printer, Poles, antennas, all) these are unpleasant problems with a lot of possible interference.
Let me know!
I got Philips information on it. There are two parts to the solution.
First of all, the default monitor DisplayPort 1.1 out of the box, that does not support the 60 Hz in 4 K resolution.
In menu - select Setup - Select Display screen Port - select 1.2.
This will cause windows to 'freak out' and the two views to Flash and the. I had to unplug the external monitor for checking back on the laptop screen.
Then restart the computer and reconnect the DisplayPort monitor
You will then see that 60 Hz became available on the Intel HD Graphics Control Panel. However, you cannot set it there - the monitor will just blink on and off for a few minutes and return to 30 Hz.
-Right click on the desktop, and then select display settings
-Click Advanced display settings
-Click on properties display adapter
-Click the all channels list and scroll to the 60 hz option and apply it.
You get the dialog box 'confirm the display settings', and then it will be clocked at 60 Hz.
What can I use as an external monitor to the HP Omni 10? I have a HP W7072a, going to work?
Wow, that was fast! (and useful... I'm surprised that Google has been distraught on "HP W2072a.")
This screen has a "native resolution" of 1600 x 900 pixels, which is the correct report (16 x 9) to display videos and movies. However, it can display only a part of the Office of the Omni at anytime and it will take more scrolling to view the contents of the window & a few pop-ups information may not be displayed correctly. To get an idea of what it will look like, use the control panel displays temporarily set at 1600 x 900 Omni display and see if you find acceptable for your usual activities. This is an important consideration, because an image unique to an external display, it will fix a mouse & possibly a keyboard to your Omni to control what is happening on the screen. If you can 'live with' 1600 x 900 pixels on the screen of the Omni during the projection of a "duplicate" of this to your W2072a from HP, you can avoid the complication of keyboard and mouse. Assuming you are willing to change the display resolution of the Omni if necessary, you will need a 'micro-HDMI Cable VGA adapter' for your Omni to connect to this display. I did not see one of those on the HP shopping site, but here is a link to several:
(They mainly differ in the length of the cable, and if they are the only two video and audio or video, you will need to decide which type will work best for your situation. Check the comments to find the models rated & no problem...)
I hope this is enough information to help you on your way... You can usually find some Member of the forum available to answer additional questions, and we will certainly appreciate having to report it at the time where the connection works to your satisfaction. You can then mark this "resolved" discussion while the other forum visitors can easily find and enjoy your experience.
Hello you all, I have a question I hope you a lot more smarter computer people can help me with. I have a friend who has a gateway all in one model #-ZX4931. It has a VGA port on the back. It has been also updated for Windows 10. I'm house sitting and dog looking for her in a few weeks
I want to plug the additional monitor which by the way, it's a Dell (sorry) to work on a project I'am doing right now. I try to use the screen that she has on the All In One and I didn't like how my project came out looking
I see on the back of its All In One, it has a VGA port. I Google several times and different words from Google, which told me that you cannot plug an additional external monitor for all in one PC, so I'm confused as to why there is a VGA port, if you couldn't plug the external monitor
in any case, can someone please help me and give me details on how to connect an external monitor, in addition to its gateway all in one model #-ZX4931
Looking at your specific model, I think you can try to connect an external monitor via the VGA port.
Once you have connected the secondary monitor using the VGA port, press control + p and main Windows logo if you are able to extend or clone your desktop.
I have an ACER Aspire 5735, running horrible Vista that never worked from the beginning, always locked up, media player never worked, on, on, and after about a year my dog took in the power cord and threw out of the table and the broken screen. I used it with an external monitor for a while, but it was even worse after that and after that he take to get fixed yet has proceeded to run super slow, always locked up, refused to stop or start upward normally, and so he sat in a closet for about 3 years.
I took it out a week ago to see if I could at least use it for my kids to friends to play on, but that she still had so many questions, I decided to do a factory restore. And of course the recovery disks that I did when I got it do not work and are not yet recognized by the computer. So I went online and has used a method that I found there by rebooting and hitting the keys ALT F10 until I was at the factory reset option. It worked GREAT! Except once the computer has restarted and opened up to windows deleted monitor and I can't do anything with the computer because apparently it does not recognize that it is hooked to an external monitor on the restore to factory settings! Help!
She does not recognize the monitor as it has been restarted and was even the windows start the display of the icon, but as soon as it loads the screen becomes black with just the graphics "monitor is on but not connected to what either" floating around.
Is it possible to access something in the BACK or other so he could recognize the external monitor? What is finally toast?
Connect the external monitor to the laptop.
Hold down the FN key and press the F4 key. Check if you get a display on the external monitor.
I need to buy a new laptop of Lenovo in emergency.
But we must ensure that it supports dual display on two external monitors. (VGA)
My question is:
(1) we plan to buy with the mini dock more, she has two HDMI port.
can it support two external monitors for Intel HD Graphics 3000?
(we will close the covers when to use two external monitors)
(2) can I use DVI to convert converter VGA to VGA to support two external monitors
(3) what is the difference in weight to 220 X SATA HDD and SSD HDD?
Please help to emergency!
Yes, it works.
He must need a converter VGA (F) display port.
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I m looking in the Adobe forums for more information on the video preview HD from first to an external monitor and the only options I ve found, is that connect the camera or use SD via 1394.
A few years ago I usually have a Matrox RT card. X 2 with junction box that had a 1440 x 1080 with output restrictions and then substituted much better performance with CUDA, Nvidia Quadro in CS5, but I lost the ability to see the content of the program screen in the external monitor.
I guess it must be someone from sales of the cards for this purpose, I ve seen comments (AJA, Matrox, etc.), all seem to have a lot of problems, so I´d would like to know if someone has managed to join Quadro 4000 to another part of the hardware that runs on Windows
If you have a monitor for editing, then you can use the second monitor connection on your video card to direct the second monitor.
If you use a Setup dual monitor and need of previews on a third monitor, you can use one of the following options:
1. a second video card that uses the same driver as your main video card.
2. an option of third party such as the intensity of black magic or Matrox, but typically their drivers cause some problems.
3. you limit to quality SD and feed the third monitor via firewire.
4 forget MPE material and use an ATI Eyefinity card.
nVidia cards can have three connectors on the back, but two can ONLY be active at the same time. This perspective option 1 is the least troublesome.
I want to configure my computer to use an external monitor, it works very well to extend the desktop on the external monitor as one long section.
But what I want is to use the external monitor as the primary device and the display on the laptop as secondary and extended desktop part. These choice is already in the prperties of the configuration screen in windows xp, but they does not work.
Is there som kind of updated driver or utility separated to resolve this problem?
As far as I know it of not possible to set the external monitor as a main display and the screen of the laptop as secondary display.
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