Questions & Answers for Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
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What cables do I need for the Dell UltraSharp U3011 monitor to display the monitor's native 2560 x 1600 resolution?
Mac mini with a Dell UltraSharp U3011 monitor.
- Asked by Romulo M from Lihue
- Nov 26, 2012
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so i have a unibody white macbook (2010 version). To connect to a tv i get this displayport to dvi adapter, then a dvi to hdmi cord,then connect all?
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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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I want to display audio and video on my 2009 Samsung HDTV using my Macbook purchased in May 2010 and one single cable, which one should I buy?
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If your LCD television includes HDMI ports, you can use this adaptor in combination with a DVI-HDMI cable. If you don't have HDMI ports, you should instead get the Composite Video adaptor, and use the standard yellow video socket to connect it. This will be lower resolution, and is not digital. You will also probably want to get a headphone jack to RCA cable from your local HiFi store, to pass audio through to the TV, as it will otherwise come out of the macbook's built in speakers.
- Answered by Jenna F from Ryde
- Jan 1, 2010
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where can you get the old video out for macbook?
i went and got the mini dvi to hdmi not thinking. i have the 06/07 model and it doesnt have the mini video out. its bigger. where can i get the old output cord and if they do make it can i get that with hdmi???
- Asked by Mathew F from Apo
- Feb 7, 2010
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I have a imac with the black trim from 08 what output does it have
i am trying to plug it into a 50 inch panasonic tv with dvi
- Asked by Jason S from Livingston
- Nov 20, 2009
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First get your serial number by going to Apple Menu->About this Mac->More Info...
Then go to Apple's support page and search using your serial number. You'll probably have to enter your serial number more than once, but you'll eventually get to a page with technical specifications on your computer model.
- Answered by Thomas W from San Jose
- Nov 27, 2009
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will a thunderbolt display work with a mac pro dvi out
- Asked by Tiffany L from Clovis
- Mar 20, 2012
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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
- Sep 5, 2010
- Flag as inappropriate (Will this work connecting my Macbook Pro (mid-late 2009) ( to my old (2006) samsung syncmaster 205bw?)
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
- Mar 7, 2010
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Can I plug a DVI-VGA adapter to this to plug this to a VGA monitor?
I use my laptop between two different monitors, 1 DVI and 1 VGA. Do I need two adapters (Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter AND Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter)?
Or can I use the ONE Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter and plug a DVI-VGA convertor to it and plug it up to my VGA monitor?
Thank you in advance.
- Asked by Kevin L from Plano
- Jan 16, 2010
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I have the same desire. Unfortunately, it does not work. I believe the mini-display port to DVI for the newest macbooks no longer connect the analog signals to the DVI connector. The display is recognized but the video is not output. Looks like a separate mini-display port to VGA is required unless I am missing something. Note the previous mini DVI to DVI on macbooks did output the analog.
- Answered by Hugh G from Fort Collins
- Jan 26, 2010
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i want to mount a 27" imac into my big rig. be able to use as computer, dvd player with a in motion sat system for dish1 tv. will this work.
Has this been done, what will I need(power converter) to make this happen?.
Please help. thx
- Asked by Richard J from Mattoon
- Mar 21, 2010
- Flag as inappropriate (i want to mount a 27" imac into my big rig. be able to use as computer, dvd player with a in motion sat system for dish1 tv. will this work.)
I have not run one in a big rig, but I do use a big iMac as my primary TV and it works well. A standard 120 volt inverter will power the unit - if you wish to hook it up directly to your rig's DC power it will take some work so I'd just buy an inverter and be done. I believe people do make wall mounts for iMacs; you can remove the little stand it sits on and bolt it right to the wall, if you know someone who's handy with that kind of thing. And finally, unless your sat system is built to direct-connect to a computer, it'll most likely require a TV tuner card such as EyeTV, which is a $100+ add-on... (Bonus: EyeTV cards come with DVR software, so you can pause and rewind live TV and record shows and such, no monthly fee. The EyeTV software is clunky and a little hard to use, but it works.)
Of course, there's always more than one way to do it. Another way of doing this: get any flat screen TV with the correct inputs, plug the sat into one input and a Mac Mini into another input. It'll be cheaper, and you'll get less geek cred but it's a more straightforward way to do basically the same job.
Sounds like a fun project, either way. Enjoy!
- Answered by Samuel G from Seattle
- Apr 9, 2010
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