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 Dual-Link DVI Adapter to connect your Mac to a 30-inch display that includes a DVI connector, such as the 30-inch Apple Cinema Display HD, and enjoy the ultimate widescreen canvas with a resolution of 2560 by 1600 pixels.
- Mini DisplayPort
- Dual-Link DVI
- Mac OS X v.10.5.6 or later
- Compatible with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt ports
- Mini DisplayPort
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can i connect macbook pro to two monitors
- Asked by Greg B
If you have a MacBook Pro with Retina display you can use the HDMI cable or the Mini Displayport to If you have a MacBook Pro with Retina display you can use the HDMI cable or the Mini Displayport to connect one monitor and use the Thunderbolt to VGHA connector to connect a second monitor. This setup allows you to mirror three screens OR use them all independently (you will get higher res if you use the DisplayPort connector to connect to a high-def monitor). …
- Answered by Nigel F from Duxbury
Will this enable a mac to support the resolution of 2560x1080?
- Asked by Julie C from Belrose
SwitchResX app solved this problem for me.
- Answered by Grzegorz G
Can I run Windows XP on an 27-inch iMac and connect a 30-inch Apple Cinema Display HD to run SolidWorks?
- Asked by David N
How do I connect macbook or a macbook pro to 2 external monitors?
- Asked by Kevin W from Powell
You need another piece of hardware, which falls into one of two major categories:
1) A Matrox Dua You need another piece of hardware, which falls into one of two major categories:
1) A Matrox Dualhead2go is a device that "tricks" your laptop into thinking that the two displays are a single display. Due to this trick, it has some limitations, but provides good graphics performance. The device costs between $100-200.
2) A USB graphics card, such as the EVGA UV Plus+, which run about $60. These devices give you another display without tricking your computer, but do not offer the same level of graphics performance that the Matrox does. These are great for looking at big spreadsheets/documents, but not great for movies or games. …
- Answered by John G from Madison
Does the Mini DisplayPort on the new 13" MacBook Pro (OCT '09) put out an audio signal as well as the video signal, or is it 'video-out' only?
- Asked by J. Todd M from East Haven
yes you need that cable (audio) in order to hear from your TV with out it only from your macbook pro yes you need that cable (audio) in order to hear from your TV with out it only from your macbook pro i am using the exact way you mention with my sony 50" TV and is perfect …
- Answered by Johnnie T from Mission
Will I be able to connect the Monoprice 30" IPS CrystalPro Monitor 2560x1600 Display as a second external monitor to my 15" Macbook Pro Retina.
- Asked by Ron V from Los Alamos
Yes this monitor from Monoprice will connect and operate just fine under OSX or Windows usin Ron,
Yes this monitor from Monoprice will connect and operate just fine under OSX or Windows using bootcamp with the Dual-link DVI adapter. It's an amazing screen at the lowest price I've seen.
Good luck! …
- Answered by Gerald M from Orange