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#1 Feb 18 2017 at 1:53 AM Rating: Decent
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Using usb type c or thunderbolt. Plug the monitor directly into the port and it has power or does it need a wall outlet. I wanted to get 24 inch monitor for my gaming laptop.
#2 Mar 07 2017 at 12:38 PM Rating: Excellent
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Monitors need wall power to operate. I am unfamiliar with USB C and thunderbolt.
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#3 Mar 07 2017 at 12:57 PM Rating: Excellent
cjguy wrote:
Using usb type c or thunderbolt. Plug the monitor directly into the port and it has power or does it need a wall outlet. I wanted to get 24 inch monitor for my gaming laptop.


USB, even the latest USB technology only outputs milliamps and a low voltage. It could possibly power a small screen the size of a cell phone but nothing much bigger I'm sure.
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