MacBook Air :: Monoprice Mini Display Port Adapters

Jun 5, 2009

the mini displayport to DVI and VGA adapters from I received them yesterday, and I was able to test them today with the Dell 24" LCD (1900x1200) at work, and both were able to drive the screen.They aren't quite as spiffy looking as the Apple-branded ones, but the combined total with shipping for both was a less than 1.5 one of the Apple ones.

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MacBook Pro :: Mini Display Port To HDMI Adapters

Dec 2, 2014

Nothing is happening when I connect this cable,how do I get the tv to recognise my macbook pro...

MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012)

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MacBook Pro :: Audio Not Supported - Monoprice Mini Display To Hdmi

May 25, 2010

i was looking at the monoprice mini diplay to hdmi and it says that audio is not supported. if i have external speakers plugged into my mbp wont i get audio thru those when i play things on my monitor? what do they mean by audio not supported?

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MacBook Pro :: Mini-display Port Versus Mini-DVI Port

Mar 16, 2010

Relevant newbie to the mac world. I have a MBP late 2009. I bought a third party Mini display port to HDMI converter so I can hook the MBP to my 46" Samsung screen.

This works fine, no major issues here. However the picture is not great. I compared watching a standard definition TV show through the MBP then burnt it onto a DVD. The DVD (using the PS3 as my DVD drive, connected via HDMI) had superior quality than through the MBP.

Also the picture does not quite fill the screen. There is a small black border running all the way around the screen. Does not sound significant but when doing the same comparison as above, you notice the difference when via DVD the movie fills the screen. I have played around with the resolution settings. Those that fill the screen chop bits of the mac desktop off, so thats no good either.

So I am wondering why this is? Is it because the mini display port is not a DVI port, hence I am not getting true HD quality picture? How can I overcome this if at all. I'm thinking of getting a mac mini as a media hub/HTPC but want to ensure I dont encounter the same problems.

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MacBook Pro :: Remove Ethernet And Mini Display Port And Insert HDMI Port?

Aug 11, 2009

How many of you would like to see a HDMI Port? Why the miniDisplay port? Why not remove ethernet jack and miniDisplay port and replace it with a HDMI port. That way one HDMI cable feeds digital video AND audio. Am I the only one thinking of this?

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Mac Pro :: 4870 Mini-Display Port With Standard Display Port Panel

Jul 8, 2009

For anyone wanting to use their Mini Display port connector on their 4870 with a panel that has the standard size display port connector, I've found a source for a cable that works perfectly. It has the mini display port on one end and a full size display port on the other. Cost $19 bucks shipped and works like a champ. The cable is nice and compact, thinner and more flexible than my DVI cable. I'm quite pleased! ( it's the little things.... )

Here is the cable I picked up: Mini Display Port to Display Port cable

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Intel Mac :: How To Connect From Mini-display Port To Display Port

Apr 22, 2012

My iMac is I think 2009 model. It comes with a mini-display port. 

I have a Dell monitor which has a Display port input and I want to use it as a second monitor. The DVI input in the Dell monitor is taken up. 

But how do I connect from the mini-display in the iMac to the Display port in Dell monitor ? Doesn't look like aplle sell this connector cable ! 

15.4, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 27" iMac - 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 1GB ATI Radeon HD, i5 QuadCore

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MacBook :: Display Showing Fuzzy Text / Connected Mini Display Port Via VGA Connection

Jun 16, 2009

I have a mid-late 2008 MacBook connected to a Dell U2211H monitor using a Mini DisplayPort -> VGA connection.

When I use 1920x1080, I only get 60 Hz and the display is a fuzzy (text). Also, there are black bars. Why?

Will my issues be solved using a Mini DisplayPort -> DVI connection? Or should I exchange it for the 2209?

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MacBook Pro :: Add A Mini Display Port Converter To Thunderbolt To Add A Display?

Jun 5, 2012

I use MBP (late 2011). I find the hunderbolt port to be similar to the mini-display port of older mac. I wish to have another display, but not ready to spend $999 over a thunderbolt display from mac. So would like to know if a Mini-diaplay port converter from apple would help me connect a exernal display via the thunderbolt port?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Mac Mini :: Display Port & Mini Display Port The Same Thing?

Apr 28, 2009

I see Dell and HP monitors with Display Port. Is this the same thing as what Apple uses only with the terminology slightly changed?

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MacBook Air :: Mini Display Port To USB?

Dec 12, 2008

I saw this at wikipedia: Auxiliary channel can be used for touch-panel data, USB links, camera, microphone, etc. [URL] So is it possible to have an extra USB via the mini display port? only one USB port is absolutely inadequate.

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MacBook :: How To Use Mini Display Port

Jan 20, 2009

I have a Unibody MB. I purchased the MiniDP=>DVI and MiniDP=>VGA adaptors. I want to be able to use my Netflix account to watch movies on my MB, but by connecting the MiniDP to my TV.

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MacBook Pro :: Mini Display Port To Dvi To Rca?

Sep 23, 2009

Ok, yes I've searched but I'm a little unclear. I have a Macbook Pro the most current version (matte screen!). I need to be able to get RCA/composite video out for presentations but would like to also have DVI capability. Can I go mini-display port to DVI using this adaptor and then go DVI to RCA using this adaptor [URL[? My question is because I know there are different kinds of DVI and my understanding is that the current MBP uses DVI-D which I wasn't sure would work in this kind of setup. This was so much easier when Apple just made the correct adaptor... Anybody ordered from I've seen it mentioned in a few posts and their prices are much lower than Apple's...

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OS X :: Using MacBook Pro And Mini Display Port?

Apr 16, 2010

I have a sort of strange question, I suppose, about the MacBook Pro and Mini DisplayPort.

First of, the only reason I am considering to buy a 17-inch MacBook Pro is to be able to watch HDTV and HD Movies, I realized that with the "HDMI output using Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter (optional)", it could be possible to just use my current 23" 1080p LCD flatpanel.

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Mac Mini :: How To Conncet HDTV Using Mini Display Port Or Mini Dvi?

Apr 6, 2009

I need to connect my 09' Mac Mini to my Yamaha RX-V2700 receiver which outputs to my Sony XBR HDTV. I know the mini has both mini-dvi to dvi and mini-dp to dvi or hdmi available via adapters. I was thinking to go with option 1 however I was wondering what is your opinions? Is mini-display port better over mini-dvi or are they the same? Audio will be carried over optical toslink.

Option 1:
Using mini-dvi adapter to dvi: Connect Dvi-Hdmi cable to receiver and output audio with toslink adapter.

Option 2:
Using mini-dp adapter to dvi or hdmi: Connect Dvi-Hdmi cable to receiver and output audio with toslink adapter.

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MacBook Air :: No More Audio Through Mini Display Port?

Dec 11, 2010

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I swear since the latest firmware update I could play audio and video through the mini display port to dvi to HDMI but now no audio! Anyone else?

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MacBook :: Using Mini Display Port To HDMI?

Apr 1, 2009

I just got in the mail the new MDP to HDMI and i plug it in to my macbook then to my 32" Samsung 720p TV and In mirrored mode it doesnt display the full Screen thats on my macbook it cuts off an edge all around so i cant see the menu bar up top barely see the dock i tried different resolutions and still doesnt help... Anyone have any Idea why this happens? And also whats a good audio Cable so i can output the audio from my macbook to my TV?

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MacBook Pro :: Get Mini Display Port To Dvi Or HDMI?

May 24, 2010

I just ordered a new 15" mbp, and a 24" Dell ultrasharp with display port. I am a bit confused about the cables I need. The Dell monitor arrived with some interesting looking cables that look like they might be displayport - but the mbp looks much smaller (mini). I have searched amazon and apple stores looking for the cable or adapter that I need, but I am not clear. I assume I can get the mini displayport to dvi or HDMI, but that seems silly when my monitor supports displayport ...

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MacBook Pro :: Can Use A Mini Display Port To VGA Adapter

Feb 4, 2012

Can I use a mini display port to VGA adapter and then a VGA to av adapter to connect my MacBook pro to my standard definition tv?

Macbook Pro Unibody 13', Mac OS X (10.6.2)

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MacBook Pro :: No Sound From Mini Display Port?

Feb 24, 2012

Recently I have noticed that I cannot get any sound from my mini display port when conencted to a TV. It did used to work. I get a perfect picture everytime but no sound. I've tested the mini-display port to HDMI cable on another mac and it works fine. I've bought another Moshi mini display port to HDMI connector and that also does not work. I tried this on 3 TV's and its all the same, picture but no sound.  The HDMI option does not appear under system prefs, sound & output. The only options are internal speakers and soundflower 2ch & 16ch. I've tried uninstalling airfoil and still the same. I can't recall when it stopped working. I did attempt to install OS Lion but it crashed my mail so I restored to 10.6 through time machine.  

17" MBP. 2.8 intel . 8 GB ram. 256 GB crucial flash drive. OS X 10.6.8. Think it is 2010 model.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Pro :: Adapter For Mini Display-Port?

Apr 4, 2012

what would be the best choice from the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter on a market?I use to try the famous like they saying Moshi adapter and after 3 month it wouldn't connect!

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Hardware :: Mini Display Port To Acer 23.5" Display... Not Using Full Widesreen?

Mar 6, 2009

I'm getting a high resolution, and it looks alright, but it's not fully using the widescreen. That's "aspect" right? Well anyway, I also have a 19" display and it works perfectly. My Xbox, cable box and movies all use the full widescreen on the Acer, but the Macbook with the super amazing Mini DisplayPort doesn't even use the full resolution. What's with that? I thought the reason they had this new port and a $30 adapter was for higher resolutions!

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Intel Mac :: Target Display Mode Does Not Work With Mini Display-Port Cable

Mar 5, 2012

I want to buy the 27" iMac - but only if I can use it as external monitor for my Lenovo laptop when working from home. A the Apple store in London they said that this is possible with a Belkin converter from hdmi to mini display port (with a USB power caple to turn it into an active signal). The laptop also has a displayport.


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PowerPC :: Connect Power Mac G5 To LED Cinema Display With Mini Display Port?

Oct 8, 2009

As the title says, I need a new monitor for my old G5 as the old monitor for it went bust. Apple does not make the old displays that came with the unit anymore and the only available monitor is the new LED ones ? but they all come with mini display ports

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Mac Mini :: External Display - Finding Display Port To DVI Adapter

Apr 25, 2009

I am about to buy a new 24" iMac. I currently have a Dell 2408WFP 1920*1200 display which I would like to use as a second display for the iMac.

Which Mini Dislpayport to DVI adapter do I need? Single-Link or Dual-Link?

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Hardware :: Mini Display Port With Old Apple Studio Display?

May 13, 2009

i have a 15 inch apple studio display which has ADC (was partnered with the cube) and I purchased a DVI adaptor so it now works fine with the DVI port on the macbook pro. I am considering a new mac notebook (not sure which yet) but as these have the new mini display port, is there an adaptor that would slot into the DVI end of my current one, so it would work with the new macbook?

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Intel Mac :: Finding An Adapter That Connects A Mini DVI To A Mini Display Port?

May 25, 2012

Is there an adapter that connects a mini DVI to a mini Display port so I can use one computer as an external monitor?

iMac (20-inch Mid 2007), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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Mac Mini :: Dual Display Using Mini-DVI And Mini-Display Port?

Mar 4, 2009

So I have a late 2009 Mac Mini hooked up to my Kuro via the mini-DVI to DVI adapter then DVI/HDMI cable to my receiver. I get digital audio out of the Mini via another cable. First question, if I were to use a mini-display port to HDMI adapter would I get both sound & video?

I love using PLEX but my Mac Mini is my only "computer" (I have an iPad). I would like to sit at my desk and use photoshop and other tools. Second question, can I do dual display using the mini-DVI and mini-Display Port jacks at the same time on a Late 2009 Mac Mini?

My gadget loving self has purchased a HP Wireless TV Connect. I was planning to use the dual HDMI output of receiver but I couldn't work on the PC and have someone watch PLEX so that is why I ask about dual screen (essentially extended desktop) using those two ports. The plan is to use a mini-display port to HDMI adapter and connect it to the transmitter of the HP Wireless TV connect and then an Apple display to the receiver. Make the main display the Apple display and the extending desktop running PLEX on that screen the Kuro.

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MacBook :: Mini-Display Port To HDMI ... How Do I Get Sound

Apr 4, 2009

I have the MDP to HDMI and i want to get the audio from my macbook to come out of my Samsung 32" HDTV ive tried 3.5mm M/M didnt work and optical cable didnt work either am i doing something wrong? How would i get audio to output from my TV?

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MacBook :: Finding Component To Mini-display Port

Apr 10, 2009

I'm wondering if it's possible to play my Xbox on my MacBook display instead of on the terrible standard definition 13" TV I have at school.

Would it be possible to find a component to mini-display adapter?

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