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idon12no
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎07-01-2012
My Device: Wife's PlayBook
My Carrier: Sprint
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Is HDMI cable the only way to show Powerpoint on a separate monitor?

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My wife loves how the playbook can lock the primary screen while she works a powerpoint presentation, but her work does not have HDMI monitors. Is there a way to use this function with monitors that don't have HDMI connectors? Can this be used wirelessly?

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CharlieSierra24
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎03-05-2012
My Device: 9780 Bold and PlayBook 16Gb
My Carrier: 6476806350

Re: Is HDMI cable the only way to show Powerpoint on a separate monitor?

There are nifty little devices that convert the PlayBook's microHDMI to VGA, and likely DVI output, they are easily found on ebay, but this doesn't offer wireless option. Belkin had a cool wireless HDMI devices, but they would not accomodate a true wireless solution (yet). I suspect this sort of solution is not far off.

 

If you search on ebay for 'micro HDMI to VGA' you'll find many devices, like this one: http://bit.ly/N2U6HW

 

I use one of these with a VGA cable to connect to a projector or monitor.

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idon12no
Posts: 17
Registered: ‎07-01-2012
My Device: Wife's PlayBook
My Carrier: Sprint

Re: Is HDMI cable the only way to show Powerpoint on a separate monitor?

Thanks a lot :smileyhappy:

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