what adaptor works with macbook air and a vga plug

i have an old monitor with VGA plug and a new MacBook Air...how to connect? tried the mini dvi to vga but the mini portion doesn't plug into the Air

  • Asked by Bridget C from Atlanta
  • 06-Feb-2013
Apple Mini DVI to VGA Adapter

Apple Mini DVI to VGA Adapter

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  • Answer

    Apple has updated the display output and no longer uses the mini-dvi port. The MacBook Air (and all new Macs) use the Thunderbolt (also called mini display port). You need a mini-displayport to VGA adapter.
    It is part # MB572Z.

    • Answered by Christopher S from Natick
    • 21-Feb-2014