While the M1 MacBooks natively support just one monitor, the M1 Mac Mini does natively support up to two external monitors – one via the HDMI port and a second via USB-C. But the M1 models of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro support only one external display.
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Use a Dual HDMI Adapter The other way to make more than one external monitor work with an M1 or M2 Mac is by using a dual HDMI adapter. A dual HDMI adapter plugs into your M1 Mac Thunderbolt port and turns it into 2 HDMI ports that you can plug external displays into.
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The Plugable 4K Docking Station plugs into your M1/M2 Mac Thunderbolt port via a USB-C cable. You can then connect one external monitor to the HDMI port in the docking station and then up to two more monitors to the DisplayPort ports on the Plugable docking station.
The new M1 CPU platform from Apple may cause the resolution and refresh rate to be limited to 4K 30Hz when connected via USB-C. In order to fix this compatibility issue, new firmware was released for the monitor, so please make sure to update. Other connections such as DisplayPort and HDMI do not have this issue.
How Do I Connect MacBook Air to an External Monitor?
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M1 Mac Monitor Drivers You can do this by downloading and installing the DisplayLink Driver which works with macOS Catalina, Big Sur and Monterey. Once you've installed DisplayLink, you can control any monitors connected to your M1 Mac from your macOS System Preferences just like any other monitor.
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How to Set Up Dual Monitors On a Mac
If you're using a Mac with M1 Max:
Best monitors for M1 MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini in
Yes, the M1 MBA can run a 4K display with no issues whatsoever.