How to Connect PD156PRO to the Computer

How to Connect PD156PRO to the Computer

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You may be confused about how to connect PD156PRO Pen Display to your computer after you unpack it. We will introduce the cables and accessories that you might use during the connecting process and tell you two methods to connect PD156PRO to your computer correctly.

General Knowledge of the Cables and Accessories


2-in-1 Cable

2-in-1 Cable has 3 connectors of the cables, 1 is connected to the PD156PRO, 2 and 3 are connected to the computer

GAOMON PD156PRO 2-in-1 Cable1

USB Y-Cable

USB Y-Cable has 3 connectors, 1 is connected to the power adapter, 2 is connected to the 2-in-1 Cable, 3 is connected to the computer.


Other Accessories

Power adapter and four region plugs

Assemble the plug according to your country or region to the power adapter.(It may not come with all the plugs)

GAOMON PD156PRP Power Adapter

How to Assemble the power adapter

How To Assemble the Power Adapter


Desktop Computer

When you are using a desktop computer, please note that the standard HDMI connector should connect to the HDMI socket of the graphics card (in Area B), not that of the mainboard (in Area A).

motherboard and graphics card on desktop

Below is the rear of a computer, just for an example.

Area A is where the motherboard is. There often is a big fan beside the motherboard. Area B is where the graphics card is.

Laptop computer

For Windows Users

Here takes Lenovo ThinkPad as an example, you should buy a DP to female HDMI converter, shown as below.


For Mac Users

When you are using a Mac laptop, take MacBook Air as an example. You can buy a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter.

Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter

(USB to HDMI and Hub multi-interface adapters are not recommended)


How to connect

Method A: Additional power supply no required

  1. Connect the display to your computer with 2-in-1 cable
  2. Press the power button to power on the PD156PRO

How to connect GAOMON PD156PRO to the computer

Method B: Additional power supply required

  1. Connect the 2-in-1 cable and power adapter to the USB Y-Cable(like the picture below)
  2. Connect the display to your computer with 2-in-1 cable and USB Y-cable
  3. Plug the power adapter into the socket
  4. Press the power button to power on the PD156PRO

How to Connect GAOMON PD156PRO to the computer11


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Any questions on connection, please feel free to contact us. We’re always here for you. You can submit your question from here ►【GAOMON SUPPORT TEAM】

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