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EveryMac has some words of warning on trying to run 3 additional displays from a MacBook Pro… On a 15-Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro, site sponsor OWC briefly tested three external displays -- two iMacs used as displays at 2560x1440 via Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt/DisplayPort and an LG monitor at 1920x1200 via HDMI -- and shared that "moving images and ...


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DisplayLink produces some chipsets that allow to convert HDMI / DVI video stream to USB. Plugable and Anker sell them (around 50-60 USD for one converter). It works for Windows and sometime on Mac (check the product's description). There is some experimental support for Linux. On Mac OS X you can plug up to 4 monitors this way. Otherwise you can give a shot ...


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Your computer has a "Thunderbolt 1" port. Apple states in this FAQ article on thunderbolt ports as an answer to question #25: 4K Ultra HD TVs are supported over HDMI or with Thunderbolt to high-speed HDMI adapters. Thunderbolt 2 is required to use a 4K display. All Thunderbolt 2 models support 4K displays at 30Hz in Single Stream Transport mode. ...


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I split the difference with @zomgdavidbowie: I created a new script /usr/local/bin/start-server-app: #!/bin/sh sleep 120 exec /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.apple.serverd I then edited /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.serverd.plist and replaced all instances of /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.apple.serverd with /usr/local/bin/start-server-app: ...


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Just press the option key while you select "Scaled" and will appear all the compatible resolutions.


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According to Target Display Mode: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), you can't do it. 8. Can I use TDM in Boot Camp? Target Display Mode is not supported under Boot Camp.


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The app Duet Display allows you to use any iOS device as an external display and your Mac is running at least OS 10.9. The connection happens entirely over the 30-pin or Lightning cable which might make it lag less than a wifi solution. It's available on the app store.


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So, I believe the main reason these cables/adapters don't exist is explained in your question, actually. That is, the fact that many, if not all, devices that come with a Thunderbolt port, also already have one or more USB 3.0 ports. If your primary concern is simply power draw on the bus, I'd recommend simply buying a powered USB 3.0 hub.


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It's not possible for you to use either of your MacBook's as a second (external) display. Apple only allow the use of iMac's as secondary displays using a mode called "Target Display Mode". No matter the use of ThunderBolt, Mini DisplayPort or any number of adapters you won't be able to achieve the result your looking for. However there are several ...


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just wanted to say , i have just set up 3 external monitors on my early 2013 MBP retina 16 GB ram , NVIDIA gtx 850M 1024 mb , and this works PERFECTLY in OS.X , bootcampt ... I have my middle one set up with hdmi , and 2 others set up with 2 vga cables to 2 minidisplay port - to - vga adapters , THIS WORKS perfectly , no issues at all:)


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According to Apples documents it is not capable on another Macbook. It is called Target Display Mode and is supported on certain models of iMacs. You can try third party apps that will turn an old computer into a second monitor. I used the third party app "Air Display" and can say it worked great on Mavericks. (Haven't used in Yosemite). It is a cost to ...


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ref: EveryMac *Although Apple only reports that this model can support a single external display up to 2560x1600, Intel reports that this model can simultaneously support two external displays up to 2560x1600 "daisy chained" via Thunderbolt. From Belkin's page on the Thunderbolt™ 2 Express Dock HD … "Note about dual displays: At least one display has ...


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You can only connect two or more displays to your mac when it is a thunderbolt display. When you have an thunderbolt display and a non-thunderbolt display, your mac will automatically start working with the thunderbolt display until you unplug it.


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It's Server.app that is creating that mysterious folder that's gumming up your works. Stop the Server.app from launching when the server boots, and then you can create a cronjob that launches it via a .sh script. Script should just be something like #!/bin/bash /Applications/Server.app and like the person said in the one link, the cronjob entry would ...


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Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt are essentially the same connection, just with different hardware controlling them. Thunderbolt is essentially a combination of Mini DisplayPort and PCIe. I assume this was done for backwards compatibility with older hardware that was Mini DP (so you could use an Apple Cinema Display on a newer model MacBook Pro, for ...


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I have done this with using a thunderbolt port to VGA and USB to VGA set up. The USB to VGA set up was achieved using a DIGITECH XC4879 USB to VGA converter. It needed drivers downloaded from the web but it works fine. The OS recognises Three Separate monitors and they can extended or mirrored. The adaptor also works fine via a powered USB hub. Mac 2.3ghz ...


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This model supports a simultaneous maximum resolution up to 2560x1600 on two external displays via Thunderbolt. Alternately, it can support a single display up to 2560x1600 via Thunderbolt and a single 1080p display at up to 60 Hz, 3840x2160 at 30 Hz, or 4096x2160 at 24 Hz via HDMI.


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This article might contain information on why this doesn't work. First off, you're talking about a low-end machine which utilizes shared system memory for its graphics. I drive two Thunderbolt displays with my 2012 Mac Mini with 16GB of RAM and an SSD. The Mini uses a static amount of RAM for video, it does not adjust based on how much RAM is in the ...



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