A dual monitor setup can be a great way to increase your productivity, or simply give you a better way to enjoy your media. Here’s how to set one up.
What You’ll Need
To set up a dual monitor system, you’ll need:
- Two monitors
- A video card that supports dual monitors
- A video cable that is compatible with both your monitors and your video card
- A computer that supports dual monitors
1. Connect your first monitor to your computer using the appropriate video cable. If you’re not sure which cable to use, consult your monitor’s documentation.
2. Connect your second monitor to your computer using the appropriate video cable. If you’re not sure which cable to use, consult your monitor’s documentation.
3. Configure your video card’s settings to enable dual monitor mode. This will vary depending on your video card, but you can usually access the settings by right-clicking on your desktop and selecting “Graphics Properties” or something similar.
4. Configure your operating system’s settings to use the dual monitor mode. In Windows, this can be done by right-clicking on your desktop and selecting “Screen Resolution” or something similar. In OS X, this can be done by going to System Preferences and selecting “Displays” or something similar.
5. Enjoy your dual monitor setup!