[dba-Tech] Widescreen Monitor

Gary Kjos garykjos at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 06:50:33 CDT 2007

With my dual monitors at work I use a splitter cable thing to make the
one VGA connection have two plugs. Many video cards have VGA and DVI
connections and you can connect one monitor to each and it works. I
have no experience with USB monitors so you can try it and tell us I

I know that once you have dual monitors you will wonder how you got
along without two for all the years before. Code window on one screen
and application on the other. E-mail on one, web browser on the other.
Etc. And you can even span across both of them if you have a really
wide spreadsheet or something.


On 9/8/07, Rocky Smolin at Beach Access Software <rockysmolin at bchacc.com> wrote:
> I think I'd like to try that two monitor thing.  But the one I've got now is
> USB and the one I'm going to get is likely USB, too.  Can I just plug them
> both into USB ports or do I need a video card with two USB ports?
> Rocky

Gary Kjos
garykjos at gmail.com

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