Photo Credits. Audio and video connectors. I had earlier used a samsung with the mac mini, and straight out of the box, it matched with the samsung. If it doesn't, turn off both the monitor and the Mac Mini, turn on the monitor, and then restart the Mac Mini. Nothing happens. I've gone thru the above growing pains and figured out the mini DisplayPort to VGA conversion adaptor would work for my first monitor on my Mac Mini.
Good addition by MrDaniel to add in the info about third party adapters. Can I use a DVI display then? Or only the ones with hdmi input?
I have a perfectly good LCD monitor that has a VGA connector on its input cable. I 'm currently using it with an old iMac G4 (Gumdrop) via a. It depends on which version of the Mac Mini you have. According to this Apple Support KB article, older Mac Minis can connect with a normal.
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Ars Technica. November 26, So far I was not able to find anything acceptable. Oct 12, Oct 18, 1: The only way from a DVI-D output is to use a converter like in the links I provided in my previous reply.
Oct 18, 2: Well, when I bought this new Mac Mini, I tried to use the same configuration that I had in the previous one:. Then I started researching a little bit, and finally I found several comments out there explaining that this converter takes power from the HDMI connector that the Apple TV has but is not part of the standard, and the new Mac Mini apparently do not support that power supply in the HDMI port. Thus making this converter not to work appropriately. As a matter of fact, the Mac Mini detects that something is connected to it, the monitor detects that something is connected to it, but no signal reaches the monitor.
Both the converters in my previous link included a power cable that connects to a USB port for power. Oct 26, 1: I Have a Mac mini that I'm tryi to split the display to 2 monitors.
What can I use to split the signal? Oct 26, 2: More Less. Communities Contact Support.
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