Every Mac with a Mini DisplayPort allows you to connect an external display or projector using an adaptor. 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 VGA Adaptor to connect your Mac to a standard analogue monitor, projector, or LCD that uses a VGA connector or cable. Review the documentation or check with the manufacturer of your monitor to make sure you're choosing the right adaptor.
- Mini DisplayPort
- Compatible only with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort.
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- Asked by Hasan N from Iselin
The Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adaptor works with my MacBook Pro's Thunderbolt ports. Other Mini Displa yPort adaptors should also work. …
- Answered by Joe V from Fort Langley
Will this work with a late-2011 Mac Book Pro 15 inch? I'm confused about whether it has a thunderbolt port or a mini displayport, or are they the same
- Asked by Tim O from Brighton
- Asked by Corinne V from Columbia
You would have to buy a Mini display port to VGA adapter. On the left side of your mac there should be 2 tiny ports that are mini display ports. buy that piece and plug it in to one of them. But don't forget you need a computer cord to plug the 2 together. After the projector is connected to your laptop, it should turn as a blue screen on the mac. then you must go to setting, go to displays, and turn display mirroring on till the projection comes on. then you are ready to go …
- Answered by Bryce Y from Laurel Springs