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Old 07-08-2010, 11:36 AM   #1
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Default Multiple monitor hook up

I have a customer who has an ibm laptop docked in the port replicator using the dvi out to 1 monitor and vga out to the other monitor using it in the extended desktop mode. We went and put in a 50" lcd on the wall which he would like to use to duplicate the vga screen as well. I purchased a vga y splitter and a video scaler. vga in to hdmi out. I shipped the parts out to the customer and he hooked the scaler and y splitter up and says he can not get a picture on the vga screens threw the vga y splitter. If he hooks up the scaler to port replicator he gets a picture to the 50". if he hooks up monitor to port replicator he gets picture. Even if he hooks up vga y splitter and does not use second output it wont work. He seems to think the vga y splitter is bad but I tested this setup here and i used an ibm t43, dell flat panel, and a 50" plasma and had picture on all screens. Any ideas why it won't work for his laptop?

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Old 07-08-2010, 02:18 PM   #2
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Could you explain things a little more clearly and lay out your components using links?

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Old 07-12-2010, 10:13 AM   #3
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Ibm laptop in an Ibm port replicator with vga y splitter connected one end going to monitor other end going to video scaler. scaler output hdmi to philips hdtv wireless transmitter displaying on samsung 50" lcd tv.

port replicator http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/si...IGR-45922.html

vga splitter http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ef=oss_product

video scaler http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...ef=oss_product

Philips hdtv wirless transmitter http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/d...&slg=en&scy=GB
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