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Q: Powerpoint presentations ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Powerpoint presentations
Category: Computers > Graphics
Asked by: implantsrus-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 15 Aug 2002 17:18 PDT
Expires: 14 Sep 2002 17:18 PDT
Question ID: 55052
How can I use two LCD projectors for a powerpoint presentation. Can
you split the screen between 2 projectors on powerpoint?

Request for Question Clarification by maniac-ga on 19 Aug 2002 19:13 PDT
Hello Implantrus,

Could you please provide a little more information before answering
your question?
 - Are you using a Macintosh or Windows system?
 - Do you want the same image on both projection displays?
 - Does your computer have video output for two external displays (or
are you willing to pay to get that)?
Please note, if the last two answers are both no, I'll have to say I
don't have an answer for you.
Subject: Re: Powerpoint presentations
Answered By: read2live-ga on 20 Aug 2002 08:06 PDT
Hello, Implantsrus,

It is possible to use two LCD projectors for your presentation - but
you may need two display cards or a multi-display card if you are
using a desktop.  If you are using a laptop, then you will need a
built-in chipset which allows you to use dual external monitors and
otherwise a PCMCIA card which will allow you to use dualmonitors. You
will also need software.

The PPCwin Readme file available on the iosysoft web site
<> is helpful. Iosysoft have a three display
controller, and are working on even more display screens for a single

Another helpful site is the Computouch nformation on Computer
Projection Devices Dual Monitors page at
<>; this gives practical
hints on running your dual display presentation.

Depending on your purposes and your budget, another alternative you
might  consider is simply to use two computers with your two

I searched for "dual display" and "powerpoint" in Google.

I hope this is useful to you. Good luck with your presentation!


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