Using the Mesa 2 as a desktop PC

24 Mar 2016

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The Mesa 2 can perform as a fairly reasonable desktop PC, such as after returning with it from use in the field.

Some models of the M2 Dock accessory provide an HDMI port for connecting a monitor, as well as three USB ports such as for connecting a keyboard and mouse.

Alternative adapters (universal docks) can similarly be used with the Mesa 2, such as even for connecting more than one monitor. Though such adapters usually require you to manually attach more cables each time you connect than does the M2 Dock. One such adapter which has been tested (to a limited extent) with the Mesa 2 is described at the following web page.

Otherwise, a Mesa 2 can be viewed and controlled remotely through a utility such as one of the following.

Note: This information is provided as a reference and does not imply that Juniper Systems will provide full support for the use of any specific third-party device or software with a Juniper Systems product.