The Apple Mini-DVI to DVI 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 DVI end of the adapter to an external DVI monitor or projector. You can also use it in combination with the optional Apple DVI to ADC Adapter (available separately) to connect your computer to an older display with an ADC connector.
You can use this cable in both video mirroring and extended desktop modes.
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Which cable do I need for connecting DVI to a Thunderbolt connection? Apple Mini-DVI to DVI, or MiniDisplay Port to DVI, or something else?
- Asked by Michael K from Holland
Mini display port to dvi assorted conntinue to work with thunderbolt!
- Answered by Carlos L from Solana Beach
How can I connect my 2009 Mac Mini to a TV that only has the Component inputs available? My Mac Mini has a Mini DisplayPort and Mini-DVI port. Thanks.
- Asked by Brian S from Yorba Linda
I have an Apple Cinema Display ADC. What adapters do I need to hookup my ADC connected monitor to my Mac Mini...I bought the DVI to ADC adapter ($99.
- Asked by Bob G from Smyrna
If your Mac mini has HDMI output then it should have included the HDMI to DVI adapter in the box. Y If your Mac mini has HDMI output then it should have included the HDMI to DVI adapter in the box. You would just connect the DVI to ADC adapter to the HDMI to DVI adapter and plug in to the mini's HDMI output. Make sure you have the DVI to ADC adapter with the large brick and not an ADC to DVI adapter. ADC delivers power as well as the digital video signal to the display. This is usually supplied from a Mac with a video card that has ADC onboard. The DVI to ADC adapter supplies the power externally (the brick) and combines that into one cable that plugs into the ADC connector on the monitor. I have used this setup with many different Macs with DVI output or available DVI adapter with no problems. The Mac has to have a digital video output for it to work. (mini DVI, mini display port etc.) Some of the older iBooks only have mini VGA ports which are analog signals and hence don't work. …
- Answered by Martin R from Boulder Creek
Can this adapter be used to run a 30 inch Apple Cinema Display HD (DVI) at native resolution?
- Asked by Matin S from Boston
Yes, I've seen it done.
To drive the 30" Cinema Display at native resolution, it requires a dual- Yes, I've seen it done.
To drive the 30" Cinema Display at native resolution, it requires a dual-link DVI-D connection.
The DVI-D connector on this adapter has all 24-pins required for dual-link - 3 rows of 8 pins, whereas DVI-D single-link connectors are missing the middle two pins from each row (ie: two groups of 9 pins on each side, with a 6-pin gap in the middle).
Yes, this adapter supports dual-link DVI, and as long as the computer you're connecting it to is capable, it will run the 30" Cinema Display at 2560x1600 resolution. …
- Answered by Ben T from Murwillumbah
Is this the adapter I need to hook my Intel Dual Core iMac (with a mini-DVI port) to a Wacom Cintiq 21ux tablet?
- Asked by James M from Glendale