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One HDMI port for 2 extended screens

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Hi I have a laptop with  ONLY one HDMI connector and without a USB-C connector.

I want if there is a way to use that one HDMI connector for 2 monitors and extend them for a two screen use.

thanks a lot for all the help!

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Just now, Thomas4 said:

Yes you can, see here for complete instructions

https://pcdelight.com/connect-two-monitors-to-laptop-with-one-hdmi-port/

as far as i'm aware there's no solution that allows two displays to be driven independantly from a single HDMI port.

 

that article is talking about those mirroring splitters.

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3 minutes ago, Thomas4 said:

Uh, yes he's going to need a splitter as there's no possible way to jam two plugs into one connector.

 

https://ourtechroom.com/tech/how-to-extend-split-screen-using-hdmi-splitter/

 

HDMI does not support extending multiple displays, only mirroring.

 

The article you linked even says that it's not possible:

 

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Your only alternative is to use a DisplayLink USB device. Basically, it's mini partial graphic chip on USB. It's not particularly expensive, but of course, you won't be gaming, 1080p/4k video watching performance would depend on which model you get, and typically, from experience colors might not match. Think of it like a low-end and old Intel integrated graphics. It's designed for office use only.

 

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thanks alot guys! as i understand there is no way to extend with one HDMI port only mirror the same screen

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