. I installed the DisplayLink driver from. With Windows, the dock can drive two separate external displays on a capable Windows system. Club MacStories offers exclusive access to extra MacStories content, delivered every week; it's also a way to support us directly. What is truly odd is both the visual component and the audio component seem fine on their own. That one's rated well and is fairly priced.
Especially if this is, in fact, a software decision. This manifests itself both as monitors that combine two streams into a single display, and as adapters like this one that can split two desktop signals to appear on two separate displays. How do you connect these devices? Mentioned in this article Now, say you need a second headphone jack. My understanding is they both support 4K 60Hz so curious which is better to use. If lack of power passthrough is a deal-breaker for you, I recommend waiting a few extra months for new and possibly cheaper? I know that the last one mean one more dongle but if I have a better image this way why not.
Has anyone been able to do this? All worked well with this adapter. You are right to get a displayport cable. I'm currently using the 2 thunderbolt ports on the right side of the laptop for the monitor dongles, leaving the two on the left side free, so I'm just powering up from the left side power port. The video quality is good and the frame rate seems consistent, while the audio file is clear and does not seem accelerated, but the delay between video and audio grows with each passing minute making this device essentially useless. Do you use another adapter for this that will allow power to pass-thru? Expect to see some in the next couple of months. Please note that my display only supports 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution, so it is not tested with 4K, but otherwise it has just been plug and play, and it was the only cable I could find as I was in a hurry too.
He founded MacStories in April 2009 and has been writing about Apple since. The standard was only announced a couple months ago so there aren't any retail cables available yet. I had high hopes for this video capture device, which is branded as being plug and play and easy to use, and while functions that do work are in fact fairly intuitive, after many repeated attempts seems impossible for this device to synchronize sound with video. I'm trying to get 1 usb c cable out of our new 2016 MacBook to drive to external displays not mirrored but extended. Effectively it is only good for silent film endeavors or narrative where synchronization is not required.
I was surprised by the size given the adapter's single port, but it's not a big deal because I'm just going to throw this in a bag and forget about it anyway. Please note that my display only supports 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution, so it is not tested with 4K, but otherwise it has just been plug and play, and it was the only cable I could find as I was in a hurry too. I would appreciate any help you can give. Who exactly would ever want that? The new MacBook Pro comes with two or four external ports, depending on the model you pick. The MacBook Pro and MacBook Air comes with a 3.
This is my in office set up for work. Only one issue is that the Macbook does not seem to be getting power and is running off the battery. Club MacStories will help you discover the best apps for your devices and get the most out of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Sorry, Orangejon, if my post was not helpful to you. Most people are talking about plugging into a dock that doesn't support DisplayLink technology.
This adapter supports up to 4K 60hz 4096 by 2160 resolutions, providing stunning clarity and sound for the ultimate 4K viewing experience. Also, with this capture device you're not limited to the included software. There is a business decision behind it and I reckon its to sell Apple displays. How to connect Thunderbolt 1 and Thunderbolt 2 devices Older versions of Thunderbolt have a different connector than Thunderbolt 3. Running 2 different dell 1080p monitors one to vga using a small dvi-to-vga adapter at the docking station and the other directly to the dvi connector on the docking station.
And the new MacBook Air has a pair of ports. Trying to solve this with the shortest daisy chain possible. The operational controls are fairly basic, though no instruction is offered, and it does take a while to figure out how the files are stored on the device. How to connect micro B SuperSpeed devices This connector is often used with external storage devices. Which brings up the whole issue of. Hey Retna, glad to hear this was helpful for you! Read user reviews whenever possible, and read the specifications to make sure the adapter can do what you need it to do.
As I , I have been looking forward to for the new iPad Pro since I discovered the accessory was announced on the same day of Apple's Brooklyn event. Apple has a for connecting headphones with a 3. You can get a dock, like the before-mentioned Satechi. So if both of the monitors are plugged into the same usb-c port one through the adapter, the other through the dock to the adapter why couldn't you just use two of the ports on the dock? Good product Just bought it, and tested with Ipad pro 3rd generation 12. Also, note some issues with Sierra here:.