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What is the most effective way of using a MacBook Pro with an external monitor?

I have an early-2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display 15-inch and it has been working amazingly for the past year. I spend around 8 months at school and 4 months at home. In school, I need the laptop ...
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How to connect 2013 Macbook to external Monitor?

It looks like they dropped mini displayport for hdmi but I unfortunately have a monitor that only accepts VGA or DVI. Can I output to VGA or DVI via USB or thunderbolt? ...
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Connecting OS X MacBook Pro to DirecTV DVR

I have a DirecTV DVR which soon will be replaced. The local phone carrier has wired fiber-to-the-door and that DirecTV sat service will soon be history. I have irreplaceable video recordings on the ...
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1answer
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External monitor doesn't work when connected to Mac or PC

I have a Samsung SyncMaster s20b350 that has worked perfectly when connected to my macbook up until today. I have ruled out the mini displayport to hdmi adapter as being faulty because it still ...
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HDMI to VGA adapters and HDMI enabled Macs

I need to connect some Mac Mini (mid-2011, late-2012) to two VGA monitors or beamers each. For the main monitor, an Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter is used, no problem with that. For the ...
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Only 3 FPS on Mac mini, boot camp, windows 7

Using the GPU test tool from FurMark I get only 3 FPS. In normal use I notice it when playing fullscreen videos: When the video pans horizontal I get these stripes across the picture. My setup is ...
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Video flickers on TV (mac mini, win7 + hdmi)

When playing video from my computer displayed on my TV the quality is not what I expected. When the video pans from side to side to horizontal lines appear in on the TV - as if the graphics card is ...
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681 views

Mac Mini - HDMI Monitor - No display

Case 1: Mac Mini to CRT Monitor via 'thunderbolt' - Proper Display - No Problem Case 2: Mac Mini to CRT monitor and HDMI monitor - Dual Display - No Problem Case 3: Mac Mini to HDMI Monitor - No ...
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881 views

Macbook Pro Retina 15", Mid 2012 - High Speed HDMI Cable

I got a High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet that supports up to 4096 x 2160 pixels. I connected my macbook pro retina 15" to a 27" monitor that supports a resolution of 2560 x 1440 via this cable, ...
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589 views

Connect three HDMI TV to MacBookPro

I have a presentation I don't have my HP notebook with my so I'm stuck with MacBookPro 5.5 It has one Firewire port. I need to connect 3 TVs to and I would need to play a different video on each. ...
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532 views

Green screen on HDMI monitor from MacBookPro

I connected my MacBookPro into an HDMI monitor (Dell U2312HM) using a DisplayPort-HDMI cable. The result is a green screen as you can see in this video that I've uploaded just now: ...
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Resolution not fitting to screen on second monitor

I have a mac mini running windows 8 these days, but it is the same issue on OS X regardless. There are a variety of ports on the back of the mini, and currently I'm using a thunderbolt connection ...
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Upgrade to OSX Lion cannot connect to TV with HDMI cord?

I recently upgraded to Lion and now I can't connect to my TV with an HDMI cord. I need to be able to transfer webpages on my iMac on to a tv. If i upgrade to mountain lion does anyone know if this ...
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Is there any benefit of using HDMI over DVI?

I recently bought a Mac mini. It comes with an HDMI to DVI adapter. I bought a LG monitor that has an HDMI port. My concern is: Is there any improvement when I connect the Mac Mini to the monitor ...
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Rainbow display static/snow over HDMI->DVI

I recently got a Mac Mini at work. I have two of the same monitor connected to it: one over HDMI->DVI adapter and DVI cable, and one over MiniDisplayPort->VGA adapter and VGA cable Sometimes ...
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759 views

Is it possible to automate hdmi output sound to tv and vice versa in a macbook pro?

I'm with a macbook pro (2009) that has a mini display port. I've already bought a hdmi cable, and external output to a lcd tv is possible. My question is: I have to manually change the sound output, ...
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1answer
467 views

Connect Macbook Pro to HDTV with audio

I have a Macbook Pro (from fall of 2009), which has a Mini DisplayPort. I want to be able to connect this to my HDTV through HDMI and get video and audio going through the TV. What is the cheapest ...
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Mac Mini HDMI-to-DVI to VGA-to-Monitor?

I just purchased a Mac Mini and totally forgot that Apple upgraded to Mini DisplayPort (I still have the mini-vga to vga cable on my MacBook). So what next? Do I have to buy a Mini DisplayPort to VGA ...
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1answer
778 views

How to connect multiple monitors to an iMac

Hi is it possible to connect 2 monitors to an IMac? I am able to connect a second monitor but would like to be able to connect one more. I looked into using a KVM switch but this it seems is for the ...
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2answers
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Why is my Mac not displaying anything to my LCD tv using HDMI?

I've got an iMac desktop computer. Love it. I wish to connect it to my LCD TV using HDMI. There is no HDMI output on the iMac so i had to buy one of these bad boys :- So now I can output video (via ...
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2answers
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How to use a DVI/HDMI monitor with Mac Mini's DisplayPort?

If I buy a Mac Mini, how can I use it with my Dell monitor? The Dell does not have a DisplayPort, only DVI and HDMI. I was looking at the Mac Minis and noticed they don't have DVI or VGA ports. ...
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1answer
532 views

Computer connected to HDMI TV x RGB TV

I have bought today a 40 inch 1920x1080 TV that has several inputs as RGB, HDMI, etc. My idea is to use this TV as my computer monitor. I am already using it but I am connected right now using the ...