Thanks Thunderbolt with USB 4 several devices can be used on one connection on MacBook models with Apple silicon. Not only mouse, keyboard and USB sticks are meant, but also 4K monitors. Thanks to the Sonnet DisplayLink Dual 4K, you can connect two of them and only use one of the Thunderbolt ports. The adapter has two DisplayPort outputs, each of which can be used to connect a monitor with a resolution of up to 3.840 x 2.160 pixels and a refresh rate of 60 Hz. Three screens can be used with just one MacBook Pro or MacBook Air - in the office, studio, home office and more.
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With the Sonnet DisplayLink Dual 4K you can connect two 4K monitors to the M1 or M2 MacBook. The adapter translates from USB or Thunderbolt to DisplayPort.
Details on the Sonnet DisplayLink Dual 4K
The device itself measures only 8 x 6 x 1,5 cm, but it also has a cable for convenient placement on or at the desk. The cable ends in a USB-A connector with USB 3.2 Gen 1 standard. In addition, the whole thing comes with an adapter from USB-A to USB-C, so you can also use the Sonnet DisplayLink Dual 4K on MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with M1 or M2 chip. The outputs are two DisplayPort connectors. DisplayPort cables or DisplayPort toHDMI-Cables are used. You can connect monitors with Full HD, 2K and 4K; up to 3.840 x 2.160 pixels and 60 Hz are supported.
Matching DisplayPort and DisplayPort to HDMI cables
From iVANKY, a cable manufacturer I can recommend, there is at this point different DisplayPort cables. You have the choice of the colors gray and red as well as 1 meter, 2 meter and 3 meter lengths. WARRKY also offers a DisplayPort to HDMI cable with 4K support with this link. On the page you can choose the cable in gray with different lengths: 1 meter, 1,8 meters and 3 meters. With this selection, you can now connect different monitors – regardless of their interfaces.
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