Running two displays from one computer

  consultik 19:29 26 Oct 2005
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What do I need to run two displays (a screen and a projector) from the same VGA outlet either simultaneously or alternately?

Thanks

  Iron Maiden 20:14 26 Oct 2005

A Dual head graphics card is the best way
Mattrox Millenium range have this, but i'm sure there is proberly some adapter availible from Maplin or the like

  DieSse 20:29 26 Oct 2005

The same display on both - or two different displays?

If the same display, you can get monitor *splitters* example click here - but you must get good quaity to avoid severe ghosting.

Many graphics cards already come with a TV quality second output - either as composite video or s-vhs sockets.

  consultik 20:41 26 Oct 2005

Thanks diesse. Yes I'm looking for the same image on both (as when I'm using my laptop) but how do I tell if its "good quality" - what specs do I need to look for?

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