External monitor to Lenovo® ThinkPad® L412
Connecting an external monitor to Lenovo ThinkPad L412 laptop
Lenovo ThinkPad L412 laptop comes with a 1366x768 pixel LED screen with built-in features. There might be a number of situations which require an external monitor to be connected to your laptop. The main reason might be the damaged laptop display which could not be repaired with any method and the final solution for this is to upgrade the laptop monitor and if not possible connect an external monitor. You might need to connect an external monitor like HDMI to your laptop if you are bored with small screen and poor aspect ratio of the laptop. It is also possible to show presentations in your laptop before a large number of users with a projector medium connected to your laptop.
Here are some of the tips to connect the external monitor in Lenovo ThinkPad L412 laptop:
- Use HDMI cable to connect
- Set the resolution of laptop screen
- Check compatibility of external monitor
Use HDMI cable to connect
You need to connect the external monitor properly to your Lenovo ThinkPad L412 laptop. For this you could use a HDMI cable which connects the laptop screen and the external monitor. The HDMI cable is having two ends; one of which is to be connected to the side of the laptop and other to the back side of the external monitor. It is important to press some function keys to send signals from laptop to external monitor.
Set the resolution of laptop screen
It is possible that the external monitor connected to the Lenovo ThinkPad L412 laptop is big or small in size compared to the laptop screen. As these monitors differ in size, they could also differ in image resolutions and due to which you could not get the outputs in desired format. To resolve the issue, you need to adjust the resolution and brightness of both monitors.
It is very important to check the compatibility of an external monitor before connecting it to the Lenovo ThinkPad L412 laptop. You need to check if the monitor could work with the laptop. It is possible that the connectors could not be connected to the external monitor if pins on the external monitor do not support to do so. So for the proper functioning, you need to select a compatible monitor.