Running two non-Apple monitors off a MBP

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  1. daehenoc

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    Hi all, I currently have two 27" Thunderbolt monitors daisy-chained off my mid-2014 15" MBP, and it's lovely, thanks very much :D I'm doing a different job for Q1 2019 and will be in another location without my current 2x27" monitors (cry).

    In this other location, I'll have two 24" Dell monitors that have a range of inputs, pretty sure there are DisplayPort and HDMI ports available. Is there a Thunderbolt 2 dock that I can use to run these two monitors off my MBP, so I only have to plug/unplug the one cable to use these Dell monitors?

    Thanks!
     
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    pretty much any single one of them will do that

    or just use two TB2 > DP dongles

    I use HP ones because Apple ones are overpriced for the same thing.
     
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    Cheers. I've had a look and there's a U2717D and a P2414Hb available, it would be good if I could daisychain the 2414 off the 2717!
     
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    unless the monitors have TB interfaces themselves, then no bueno.
     
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    The monitors have DisplayPort (full and mini), so I can hook them up directly to the TB ports on the MBP, will they work off the TB ports on a TB2 dock/hub?
     
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    sure will.
     
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    Sweet, ta
     

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