You can never have enough HDMI ports, that's what we say at least. Heck, what does that gaming rig you just put together have? Two? And that MacBook Pro of yours doesn't have any at all. But, if there's a DisplayPort hanging around, you can add a pair HDMI jacks with an adapter from Zotac. This little dongle turns any DisplayPort or Mini Displayport into a dual HDMI hookup, with support for two 1920 x 1080 monitors -- provided your graphics card can handle it and the HDMI group doesn't kill the product first
. Pricing and availability are still up in the air at the moment, but you'll find a few more details in the PR after the break.
: Zotac just reached out to let us know both adapters will be retailing for $50.
New ZOTAC Dual HDMI Output adaptors convert DisplayPort to Dual HDMI outputs
HONG KONG – Aug. 2, 2011 – ZOTAC International, a leading innovator and the world's largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards and mini-PCs, today announces the ZOTAC DisplayPort to Dual HDMI and mini-DisplayPort to Dual HDMI adaptors designed to double display output capabilities on desktops and notebooks.
The ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors transform native DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort outputs from notebooks, desktops – graphics cards and integrated graphics – to dual HDMI outputs. The HDMI outputs are capable of resolutions up to 1920x1080 per port for a combined spanned resolution of 3840x1080 with the ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors.
"Multiple monitors are becoming quite popular for day-to-day tasks. Users can expand their system to triple displays by combining a laptop display, dual display-capable graphics card or motherboard with a ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptor," said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.
The ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors are completely passive and do not require additional cabling for power – just plug the DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort cables into the adaptor and instantly have two 1080p capable HDMI outputs."
It's time to play with the ZOTAC Dual HDMI adaptors.
New ZOTAC DisplayPort to Dual HDMI and mini-DisplayPort to Dual HDMI adaptors
Transform DisplayPort or mini-DisplayPort outputs to dual HDMI outputs
Supports two simultaneous displays with resolutions up to 1920x1080 each
Spanned resolution up to 3840x1080
Compatible with native DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort interfaces
Compatible with notebooks, desktops with integrated and discrete graphics