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"I want to connect a second monitor to my computer"

My computer's video card only has a single DVI out for an LCD monitor, want an affordable and easy solution.

wanted by: mitch (317) in Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 +
updated on: June 2, 2011, 2:36 p.m. (8 years, 5 months ago)
posted on: Nov. 5, 2010, 12:43 a.m. (9 years ago)
tags: computer monitor
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Diamond BVU195 HD USB Display Adapter

I'm very happy with this USB display adapter that I picked up at Amazon early this year:

Diamond BVU195 HD USB Display Adapter (DVI and VGA with included DVI to VGA adapter) - Price: $70

Having only added multiple monitors via a two-out video card, I was amazed that this USB to DVI device worked. Simply plug one end into an available USB port on your computer and plug your monitor cable into the other end (DVI native, but includes a DVI to VGA adapter if you need that).

The device is powered via USB, so there's no power cord to deal with. It's small too, about half the size of a deck of cards. It's currently tucked neatly behind my other LCD monitor, but I'd estimate its about 3" x 2" x 0.75".

[Customer Reviews]
* highly rated with 4 out of 5 stars from 55 customer reviews
* 78% of reviewers rated it 4 or 5-stars
* based on personal experience, I give it 5-stars, great and simple product

[Product Description]
Play DVDs, videos and more on an second or third Big Screen TV or LCD. Supports VGA or DVI interfaces providing high quality resolutions up to 2048x1152 or 1900x1200 32-bit resolution. If your television or computer LCD does not support DVI inputs you can use add an optional DVI to HDMI cable or adapter (not included).

Add to your Mac or PC video display setup in minutes without the difficult task of buying and installing an internal PC graphics card. You can add as many as six BVUs per computer with up to 1080p picture resolution.

The BVU195 HD Display adapter will upgrade your existing video display capabilities for your Netbook, MacBook or Notebook by connecting to your television with 1080p output resolution. Now, with USB graphics technology, notebooks are just as effective and easy to use with multiple displays as dedicated PCs. As well, the BVU195 HD Display Adapter uses 80% less power than a internal solution.
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Diamond USB Display Adapter

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