Dual Display Laptop Made Possible with DUO Add-on Display (Crowdfunding)

I’m using a dual monitor setup at home since it’s just more convenient and increases productivity, but when I’m on the go, I have to revert to the single screen on my laptop.

The guys at Mobile Pixels decided it was not good enough, and worked on providing a solution that allows you to take that dual display setup on the go. This gave birth to DUO, a screen that attaches to the back of your laptop, and that you can slide to the left or right of your laptop’s screen to add another display whether you may happen to be.

DUO Dual Display LaptopDUO display specifications:

  • Display Size & Resolution – 12.5″, 1920×1080 pixels
  • Rotation – 270º full rotation, 180° presentation mode
  • Connection – USB type C for power and video signal
  • Power Consumption – 1.6 Watts; 0.3W in “rest mode”.
  • Dimensions – 32.5 x 21.8 x 1.2 cm (ABS plastic)
  • Weight – 680 grams

A magnetic mounting system lets you attach the display to the lid of your laptop. You’ll also need to connect the display to one of your laptop’s USB ports, and it’s supposed to work with Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, and Chrome OS. It does not look to be using USB type C DisplayPort Alternate mode however, but probably relies on DisplayLink since there’s an adapter for standard USB port, and the company talks about Linux drivers being available.


You’ll find the product on Kickstarter, where they’ve raised over $80,000 so far, surpassing their $35,000 goal.  Pledges starts at $169 for th Early Bird DUO with the display, a USB type C cable, a USB type C to USB type A adapter, and magnetic adhesives for two laptops. Shipping adds $14 to the US, $20 to the rest of the work, and you’d have to wait for January 2019 at least before receiving your reward.

DUO Presentation ModeVia Liliputing

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