Questions & Answers for Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
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MacBook Pro Retina and 3 monitor support
Can I use two of these adapters to hookup two 1600x1200 DVI monitors and also run a 1920x1080 monitor hooked up to the HDMI port?
- Asked by Stefan C from Bundoora
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what adapter do i need to connect a 23' cinema display (fw400) to a 2010 mac pro?
the 2010 mac pro does not have a firewire 400 port, which my cinema display needs to hook up.
- Asked by Joseph R from Fort Washington
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Moshi Firewire 800 to 400 adapter! Works like a charm.
- Answered by Joseph R from Fort Washington
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I have a new MacBook Pro 10/09 and want to connect it to Panasonic which has HDMI 3 connection. Which adapter/cables do I need? Sound cables too?
you need the mini display port to DVI adapter.
you also need a digital cable with DVI male on one end and HDMI on the other.
the only difference between the output of your computer and and the HDMI cable is audio. Most digital sets nowadays serve very well as an external monitor. most have an audio input dedicated to play with a certain HDMI port. you would need an audio cable that has 1/8" mini stereo male on one end with the normal red/white RCA male plugs on the other end.
On the vizio in my office, I think it will play audio over any of the 3 inputs. I believe the Mitsibushi in the living room requires me to use HDMI port # 3 in order to sync up the two inputs.
- Answered by Tim O from Las Vegas
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24" LED monitor, need to connect to Mac Mini with DVI, not mini port display
- Asked by Brenda P from Vancouver
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what is mimi displayport to dvi adapter
- Asked by Vijay Prakash N from Alameda
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The Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter is for connecting a computer that has a MiniDisplayPort (or Thunderbolt) video output port to a display that has a DVI (Digital Video Interface) input.
DVI comes in several flavors. From what I see in other comments, this adapter
1. Does NOT include support for analog output (DVI-A); if it cannot connect the computer and monitor in a digital fashion, it will not connect them at all.
2. Supports single-link DVI. Single-link DVI can support resolutions of up to (approximately) 1920 x 1200 at a refresh rate of 60 Hz, provided that the monitor supports reduced blanking intervals (which many non-CRT-based monitors can).
3. Does not support dual-link DVI. Dual-link DVI would be needed to support, for instance, a display like the (now-discontinued) Apple 30" Cinema Display, which has a resolution of 2560 x 1600.
- Answered by Thomas N from Marlborough
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Will this work connecting my Macbook Pro (mid-late 2009) ( to my old (2006) samsung syncmaster 205bw?
Macbook Pro with OS X 10.6.4, 2.26 GH2Intel COre 2 Duo, 4 GB memory
- Asked by Kathleen L from Concord
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How can i connect my new 21 inch mac to my LED TV ?
- Asked by Richard C from Brooklyn
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how can i hook up my ibook g4 to a projector
Need to use for a presentation. I will be supplied with the LCD projector.
- Asked by Alexis E from Stoneham
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The 24" iMac I bought in the fall of 2008 had a mini-DVI. Now the iMac is delivered with a min-Display port. Sometime between then and now they switched. So first you must determine which port you have. I purchased the mini-DVI to DVI adapter and used it with a Samsung SyncMaster T240HD with no problems. However, the adapter is only about 6-8 inches long so I found it necessary to buy a standard DVI cable to reach from the adapter to the 2nd monitor. I would assume from the descriptions and pictures that the mini-display port to DVI adapter is about the same length.
- Answered by Stephen E H from Huntsville
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This adapter will only allow you to drive the Apple Cinema 30" display at 1280x800 (see Apple support article HT3571), so you should buy the more expensive Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter if you want to use the maximum resolution of 2560x1600.
The 3840x2160 televisions use *two* dual-link DVI connections because of the increased signal bandwidth so, again, you would not be able to drive them at full resolution. You may be able to use them at a reduced resolution with one dual-link input from the other adapter, and possibly at a much lower resolution using this adapter.
i just bought a new 27 inch imac and bought new mini displayport to dvi adaptor i am not able to plug into connector on back of screen why
event if i put the D shape in the proper way it won't fit
- Asked by Serge T from Rimouski
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Can I use this adapter to connect an early 2008 MBP to the new 27' iMac?
- Asked by Charles K from Croydon
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What's the difference between this and the dual-link adapter? Is it just the USB socket? Will this work between a macbook pro and 30" cinema display?Answer
This is a single-link adaptor, meaning half the data pins on this are inactive, and are simply there to allow you to use duel-link cables. If you use this adaptor with a 30" display, you will not be able to provide the required resolution, and the image will be fuzzy as a result. Duel-Link is what you want.
I have a MacBook Pro 2010 and want to hook it up to a Toshiba 2010 tv i have a Monster cable550 hd for hdmi and the mini Display port help please
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DVI-D, it does not include analog signals.
- Answered by Jenna F from Ryde
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will this adapter work with the 30" Cinema HD Display
- Asked by Ken S from Manhattan
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if want use for 30" Cinema HD Display, need to use Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link.
- Answered by Frederick G from Kl
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