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    Default anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    is it available in Singapore?
    anyone using DisplayLink?

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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    anyone can help?

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    Don't use it, but heard of it. You have one ?
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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    Quote Originally Posted by jeromevo View Post
    is it available in Singapore?
    anyone using DisplayLink?
    the resolution is limited and Displaylink is same same as those OEM from China ones, just that Displaylink is "branded". There's http://www.usbgear.com/USB2_SVGA_USB_video_carD/ at Sim Lim but do note the resolution is very limited:

    1280 x 1024 at 8 or 16 Bits 1280 x 768 at 8,16 or 32 Bits 1152 x 864 at 8,16 or 32 Bits 1024 x 768 at 8,16 or 32 Bits 800 x 600 at 8,16 or 32 Bits 640 x 480 at 8,16 or 32 Bits Connections:
    i was looking at something that can go 1920 x 1200, USB ones do not seem to support as of yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by etegration View Post
    the resolution is limited and Displaylink is same same as those OEM from China ones, just that Displaylink is "branded". There's http://www.usbgear.com/USB2_SVGA_USB_video_carD/ at Sim Lim but do note the resolution is very limited. i was looking at something that can go 1920 x 1200, USB ones do not seem to support as of yet.
    i'm using mac. so i think by far unless i go find out at sim lim square. only displaylink supports mac.
    anyway i will link my mac with a Apple Certified Refurbished 23" apple cinema display if they come out with one or else i will use the dell ultrasharp 24"
    then from there. i will use one of the usb on either one of the screen to link to my old and small crt monitor.

    the EVGA UV Plus+ | Model: UV16 can go up to 1600x1200
    hmm.. any idea which shop is it at sim lim square? or maybe funan? i work around funan. sim lim is still a stone throw away.

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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    Quote Originally Posted by limcc View Post
    dude, im using macbook.. how to?

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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    Quote Originally Posted by jeromevo View Post
    dude, im using macbook.. how to?
    can you color profile the LCD over usb video link?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeromevo View Post
    dude, im using macbook.. how to?
    try connecting the second monitor first. you should see a mirror option as default, turning it off will make it become "Extended Desktop mode"--spanning.

    apple cinema display will require a crazy priced DVI to ADC Adapter. dont forget the mini/micro dvi or display port to DVI adapter.

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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    I'm in particularly looking for this specific product.


    http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...-A1&family=USB

    or

    http://sewelldirect.com/USB-to-DVI-E...Resolution.asp

    I might be wrong, but i think that DisplayLink is providing the chips to companies like EVGA or SEWELL

    Thanks for all the help.
    Please kindly reply if you have seen one of this products in Singapore.
    Last edited by jeromevo; 16th December 2008 at 01:45 AM.

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    Am i correct to say if I am gng to have 3 LCDs on my Notebook, I need to have 3 of these devices?

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    after i read thru several sites, DisplayLink don't have the product themselves. Have to get from their partners like EVGA, SEWELL, GEFEN, etc...

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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    correct me if wrong I last seen about product in south asia and that was last year.
    not too sure if the usb have enough power to drive 3 of them.

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    Hi,

    I am a Mac user, and I have a USB Display-Link adaptor from Buffulo. I bought it from Japan and it support display up to 1600x1200. Currently I am using it with my MacBook Pro and PowerMac G5. So far no issues and I am using the latest OSX driver downloaded directly from Display Link website. Basically using the driver utility, you can either mirror the 2 displays or extend it. Very useful in photoshop and lightroom.

    Display-Link itself does not sell the gadget, it is a technology company. But there are many vendors in the market today that OEM Display-Link technology. IO-DATA, Buffulo, etc..

    So far I have no see any branded USB Display-Link adaptor been sold in Singapore. You might find some "china-made" ones but i'm not sure about the quality and the resolution it supports.

    Depending on the model and type of USB Display Link adaptor, the driver utility can support up to 6 displays. The most common type is the Single USB Display Link Adaptor, basically one end is USB the other end is a DVI.

    Example, if your MAC PRO has 3 spare USB port. You can buy 3 USB Single head Display Link adaptors and plug them into the Mac PRO. INstall the driver and now you will have a super extended display. The original display (connected via DVI to yr orig display) + 3 additional displays (connected via USB).

    One of the usage I did was:

    Orignal MacBook Pro display is my primary OSX environment, then using USB Display Link to an exterior monitor I start vmware fusion and run Windows on that display. Dual display with dual OS

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    I have a Lenovo S10 netbook which I want to connect to 2 monitors. But problem is S10 only has 1 vga port.

    What is the best solution?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Success View Post
    I have a Lenovo S10 netbook which I want to connect to 2 monitors. But problem is S10 only has 1 vga port.

    What is the best solution?
    Don't troll other people's threads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rashkae View Post
    Don't troll other people's threads.
    I was searching on DisplayLink and I found this thread.

    For your info, before I post the earlier post, I have personally emailed DisplayLink to enquire about the some technical questions which I will be able to share when they reply.

    My post is related to the thread topic.

    I have been online since 1999 and personally own and operate some large forums. I know what a troll is. In general, a troll is someone who post unrelated nonsense and is fundamentally in the forum to create conflict. I do not qualify for both.

    My post is also like some of the earlier posts in this thread which are related questions.

    A forum is for discussion and sharing. If I am not allowed to post or ask something related in a thread, then what is the forum for?

    You have no right to call me a troll just like this. On the contrary, your post is the only unrelated post about DisplayLink in this thread but I will not call you a troll. I believe you were too quick to judge.
    Last edited by Success; 19th March 2009 at 02:46 PM.

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    Default Re: anyone heard of DisplayLink?

    chill bros. forum is for sharing why be so harsh on each other.

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