Will this cable work as a connector to my iMac 2009 to make it into an external monitor for my current model Macbook Pro?

I'm looking for a thunderbolt cable that will allow me to use my old iMac (2009) to be used as an external 2nd monitor for me Macbook Pro Retina.

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  • No, a Thunderbolt cable cannot be connected to anything else but a Thunderbolt port. You must use a Mini Display Port cable to use an iMac 2009 in Target Display mode.

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