Surface 3 Problem

Discussion in 'Mobile Computing' started by Hikaru IchijoSL, Aug 10, 2017.

  1. Hikaru IchijoSL

    Hikaru IchijoSL Limp Gawd

    Sep 27, 2004
    I have a surface 3 and a recently purchased dock for it. I bought a longer mini dp to hdmi cable to plug in the tablet since I leave the dock setup all day. Suddenly the longer cable does not work with dock anymore. So I plug the cable into the surface directly and it works. I plug my original shorter cable into the dock and tv and that works. What can be the cause should i contact monoprice and get a new cable.
  2. DCookSta

    DCookSta [H]ard|Gawd

    Oct 4, 2001
    I would try a new longer cable first. The dock probably doesn't care what cable you use. My SP3 used to have dock issues but those were solved with a firmware update on my surface.