The Apple Mini-DVI to VGA Adapter is designed for use with the iMac (Intel Core Duo), MacBook, and 12-inch PowerBook G4. Connect the adapter to the Mini-DVI port of the computer and the VGA end of the adapter to an external VGA monitor or projector.
You can use this cable in both video mirroring and extended desktop modes.
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what cable do i need to connect my 2009 13" macbook pro to my Vizio tv or any tv?
- Asked by Ben S from Jacksonville
You need a "mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable". Google or search the Apple Store with that term in quot You need a "mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable". Google or search the Apple Store with that term in quotes and you will find many options. That's only half the issue for TV viewing with Macs older than 2010, however.
The 2009 MacBooks (and I'm 99.9% sure this applies to the Pros from then, too) won't pass sound through the mini DisplayPort, only video. So you will need a separate audio solution. You can listen through the computer's speakers if you want, but the sound won't be great. The only other option for sound output is to use the Mac's headphone port to connect a 3.5mm stereo cable to, well, something. I'll try to explain below.
Vizio TVs are not configured to allow you to pull a digital video signal off the HDMI input and an analog audio signal off a different input simultaneously, so if you connect the mini DisplayPort to one of the TV's HDMI ports you will not be able to get any sound through the TV speakers, and will need some other speaker somewhere in your setup. As I said above, this could just be the computer's speakers if you don't want to use any other cables, but if you want better sound you can run a headphone cable to something like a small portable speaker, or to a full-fledged stereo receiver. I ran a cable which split my 3.5mm headphone port into 2 standard red and white RCA stereo connections into the back of my surround sound stereo receiver and listened that way. It worked great for years. …
- Answered by Patricia H from Ridgefield
what adaptor works with macbook air and a vga plug
- Asked by Bridget C from Atlanta
Apple has updated the display output and no longer uses the mini-dvi port. The MacBook Air (and all Apple has updated the display output and no longer uses the mini-dvi port. The MacBook Air (and all new Macs) use the Thunderbolt (also called mini display port). You need a mini-displayport to VGA adapter.
It is part # MB572Z. …
- Answered by Christopher S from Natick
Can The Apple Mini DVI to VGA Adapter fits into the thunderbolt?
- Asked by Jun T from Petaling Jaya
No, it cant.
You should use mini DisplayPort to VGA.
- Answered by Anton M
You will need the Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter. Apple switched from Mini-DVI to Mini-Display Po You will need the Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter. Apple switched from Mini-DVI to Mini-Display Port on MacBook / Pro / Air in Late-2008 …
- Answered by Tracy B from Beech Grove