Can you daisy chain these for attaching multiple monitors ?

Can you daisy chain these to give 2 x HDMI out of the Macbook or is there a better way to achieve this i.e. connect 2 x HDMI external monitors to the Macbook for home office use ?

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  • For the Macbook Air, you cannot daisy chain monitors through the Thunderbolt/MiniDisplay Port Connect. You can however use a USB 3.0 to HDMI converter (you will need to install the associated driver) like this one: SIIG USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI Multi Monitor Video Adapter. Once you install the driver and restart the computer, the Macbook will detect the second monitor and you can configure the monitor layout.

    I had bought a pair of Dell U2417H monitors and was surprised when they would not work in a daisy chain configuration. I am also very happy that this solution worked as it has turned my wife's Air into a much more powerful workstation.

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