Every Mac with a Mini DisplayPort allows you to connect an external display or projector using an adapter. You can use an external display as your main workspace or to extend your desktop, or you can work in mirrored mode with a projector so you can view what your audience sees.
Use the Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter to connect an advanced digital monitor, such as the 20- or 23-inch Apple Cinema Display, that includes a DVI connector. Review the documentation or check with the manufacturer of your monitor to make sure you're choosing the right adapter.
- Mini DisplayPort
- Compatible only with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort
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I found through Apple support that Macbooks made before 2010 do not support sound using the hdmi min I found through Apple support that Macbooks made before 2010 do not support sound using the hdmi mini port adapter. You must use a vga cable to the headphone jack in addition to the mini hdmi adapter to hear sound through your media center. This solution does work for us. …
- Answered by Eileene T from Honeoye Falls
If you have a newer Macbook Pro, the mini display port is actually the Thunderbolt port. You can plu If you have a newer Macbook Pro, the mini display port is actually the Thunderbolt port. You can plug any mini display port connector into the Thunderbolt port. …
- Answered by Jason S from Waverley
how to connect Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter to 27 inch cinema display
- Asked by Edwin C from Philadelphia
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Does the mini-display adapter work with the new thunderbolt Macs?
- Asked by John Mark A from Palo Alto
Yes Thunderbolt port can do a display and a fast transfer from a hardrive to your laptop
- Answered by Carole S from Arnold
This has the proper pins for DVI-D Dual-Link. Will this work with a 2048x1152 display?
- Asked by Robert M from Glen Ridge
This is a single link adaptor. The connector is female, and has holes to allow you to connect a dual This is a single link adaptor. The connector is female, and has holes to allow you to connect a dual link cable so that you don't have to buy a single link cable. With single link (165 MHz pixel clock), you could get 2048x1152 at 63 Hz. Your monitor may or may not support that. …
- Answered by Joe V from Fort Langley
what max resolution it supports? is it just up to 1080p?
- Asked by Lukasz L