News: 1 Thunderbolt Port –> 8K or Two 4K Monitors
This new adapter by OWC uses DisplayPort 1.4 to let devices with a Thunderbolt port connect to two high resolution monitors. It supports dual 4K monitors at 60Hz or an 8K monitor at 30Hz – higher refresh rates are also possible with hardware supporting DSC (for dual 4K @144Hz for example). Great for pros who need multiple monitors or gamers who want wide views when running a flight simulator.
It conveniently small and easy to transport, being about 1/3 the size of a smartphone.
Full press release below:
OWC Announces Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter
Easily add up to two 4K or 8K displays for stunning images, increased productivity enhanced gaming
OWC®,the premier zero-emissions Mac and PC technology company,and a respected provider of Memory, External Drives, SSDs, Mac & PC docking solutions, and performance upgrade kits, announces the OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter. With the new OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter, you’ll be amazed when your eyes see up to 8K resolution delivered by the OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter. By utilizing the latest DisplayPort 1.4 technology, this high-performance adapter delivers up to 4x higher resolution than DisplayPort 1.21. All you need is a single Thunderbolt port to plug it in, and this little wonder’s compact size and bus-powered convenience will open a world of possibilities.
The OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter lets you work with newfound multitasking ease. Use it to create graphics-intensive content and edit photos with more precision. Keep projects active on one screen while attending a video meeting on the other. Create a panoramic video wall for the digital signage application. And when it’s time for play, higher resolutions and refresh rates provide the most immersive video gaming experience available. The OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter lets you multitask with ease.
Use it to create graphics-intensive content and edit photos with more precision. Keep projects active on one screen while attending a video meeting on the other. Create a panoramic video wall for the digital signage application. And when it’s time for play, higher resolutions and refresh rates provide the most immersive video gaming experience available. With dual display uses through just one Thunderbolt port on your computer. The OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter is mobile-ready; with its compact size and bus-powered convenience, this handy adapter ensures you’re always ready for a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) office or classroom presentation. Take it along with your Thunderbolt-equipped iPad to enjoy video content on a bigger screen.
The OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter opens a world of possibilities
Professionals: Use it to stream high-resolution, life-like content on multiple monitors. Keep active projects open on one display while viewing members of an online meeting on another display. Keep an eye on chat boxes while simultaneously connecting with your followers on another screen.
Students: Improve online learning with multiple screens. Read text or watch the instructor on one display as you take notes on the other.
Gaming: Stretch that racing and flight sim game across two screens for an unbelievable view. Dedicate one screen as a map or voice chat display to eliminate the hassle of minimizing game windows.
OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter Highlights:
- Single display up to 8K @ 30Hz or 8K @ greater than 30Hz with DSC
- Dual display up to 4K @ 60Hz, 4K @ 144Hz with DSC, or 8K with DSC
- See it All: Watch videos, play games, create crisp digital signage walls, and make eye-catching presentations on a DisplayPort display or projector
- Full Display Potential: DSC (Display Stream Compression) compatible for higher refresh rates
- Stunning Visuals: HDR for sharper images, brighter colors, and greater contrast
- Hear More: Supports multichannel, high-definition digital audio formats
- Energy Efficient: Achieve high resolutions on two displays without draining system resources
- Protected: 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Pricing & Availability
OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter is available to order on Macsales.com for $78.00.
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