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FlexScan EV2457 Daisy Chain Compatibility Information

1. Overview

The following information is in regards to the compatibility of daisy chain using the FlexScan EV2457.
This information is provided based on our in-house testing and we do not guarantee the compatibility in respective user environments.

[ Items of validation ]

  • Displays BIOS image correctly
  • Displays the image correctly with the recommended resolution and refresh rate
  • Plug & Play works correctly
  • Colors display correctly
  • No noise and blinking of image
  • "Power Save", "Sleep", "Restart" and "Shut down" functions work correctly

2. Tested Monitors

FlexScan EV2457 (linking monitor), FlexScan Series

3. Compatibility Results

Caution

  • This PC's GPU must support DisplayPort 1.2 MST
  • It is necessary to select DisplayPort 1.2 in the EV2457 Administrator Settings
  • Daisy chain is not possible using macOS
  • The maximum number of connectible screens is four, with the laptop screen counting as one screen. When connecting four monitors with a laptop, the laptop's display must be turned off in the OS display settings.

 

Multiple (2 - 4) EV2457 monitors

Graphics Vendor GPU Graphics Driver Version Compatibility
Intel HD Graphics 520 V25.20.100.6323 Yes*1
Yes*1
HD Graphics 530 V21.20.16.4664 Yes*1 *2
Yes*1
HD Graphics 620 V23.20.16.5018 Yes*1
Yes*1 *3
Yes*1 *3
UHD Graphics 630 V24.20.100.6286 Yes*1
Yes*1
AMD Radeon RX 480 V18.9.2 Yes*4
Radeon RX 580 V18.10.2 Yes*1
FirePro W7100 V18.Q2.1 Yes
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 V398.11 Yes
GeForce GTX 1060 V411.63 Yes
GeForce GTX 1070 V398.36 Yes
Quadro P1000 V391.89 Yes
Quadro M620 V372.95 Yes*4


*1 Maximum number of 3 screens can be displayed (a laptop screen counts as one screen).
*2 Switching the input signal may change the monitor configuration settings in the OS. Reboot the system to alleviate.
*3 Sound may not be delivered when the power of the first monitor is turned on and off. Reboot the system to alleviate.
*4 Noise may appear on the screen momentarily.

 

Connecting the EV2457 to other monitors

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2 Connected Monitors

PC (GPU) Linking Monitor 1 Final Monitor
The following MST-compatible products

Intel HD Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics
Radeon Series
FirePro Series
GeForce Series
Quadro Series
EV2457 EV2430
EV2450
EV2451
EV2455
EV2456
EV2730Q*5
EV2780*6
EV2785*6
EV3285*6
S1934
S2133


*5 When the final monitor is an EV2730Q, the screen may not display if the power supply of other monitors is turned on or off, the DisplayPort cable is disconnected, or if any resolution changes are made. Restart Windows to alleviate.
*6 The Compatibility Mode of the Final Monitor must be set to "on".

 

3 Connected Monitors

PC(GPU) Linking Monitor 1 Linking Monitor 2 Final Monitor
The following MST-compatible products

Intel HD Graphics*8
Intel UHD Graphics*8
Radeon Series
FirePro Series
GeForce Series
Quadro Series
EV2457 EV2457 EV2430
EV2450
EV2451
EV2455
EV2456
EV2730Q*5
EV2780*6
EV2785*6 *7
EV3285*6 *7
S1934
S2133


*5 When the final monitor is an EV2730Q, the screen may not display if the power supply of other monitors is turned on or off, the DisplayPort cable is disconnected, or if any resolution changes are made. Restart Windows to alleviate.
*6 The Compatibility Mode of the Final Monitor must be set to "on".
*7 When using the EV2785 and EV3285, in Administrator Settings the DisplayPort option must be set to Version 1.1. The refresh rate will be reduced to 30 Hz.
*8 If displaying the laptop's screen, the final monitor can not be displayed as the GPU's performance (maximum number of screens) will be exceeded. To display the final monitor, the laptop's display must be turned off in the OS display settings.

 

4 Connected Monitors

PC(GPU) Linking Monitor 1 Linking Monitor 2 Linking Monitor 3 Final Monitor*8
The following MST-compatible products

Radeon Series
FirePro Series
GeForce Series
Quadro Series

・Intel HD Graphics, and UHD Graphics do not support 4 monitors
EV2457 EV2457 EV2457 EV2430
EV2450
EV2451
EV2455
EV2456
EV2730Q*5
EV2780*6
S1934
S2133


*5 When the final monitor is an EV2730Q, the screen may not display if the power supply of other monitors is turned on or off, the DisplayPort cable is disconnected, or if any resolution changes are made. Restart Windows to alleviate.
*6 The Compatibility Mode of the Final Monitor must be set to "on".
*8 If displaying the laptop's screen, the final monitor can not be displayed as the GPU's performance (maximum number of screens) will be exceeded. To display the final monitor, the laptop's display must be turned off in the OS display settings.