Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter

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  • Overview

    Every Mac with a Mini DisplayPort allows you to connect an external display or projector using an adapter. You can use an external display as your main workspace or to extend your desktop, or you can work in mirrored mode with a projector so you can view what your audience sees.

    Use the Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter to connect your Mac to a standard analogue monitor, projector, or LCD that uses a VGA connector or cable. Review the documentation or check with the manufacturer of your monitor to make sure you're choosing the right adapter.

    System Requirements

    Compatible with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt ports

  • 3.0 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Thunderbolt to VGA as well!

      I didn't realize that Mini DisplayPort is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt display technology. In other words, if you have a Thunderbolt-enabled Mac and ne I didn't realize that Mini DisplayPort is backwards compatible with Thunderbolt display technology. In other words, if you have a Thunderbolt-enabled Mac and need to display to a VGA display, this cable will do the trick.

      • Written by Khan K from Renton

      289 of 295 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Thunderbolt to VGA as well!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      How to make this work.

      There is a trick to getting this adapter to work with bigger tv's. I have a 32 inch LCD samsung and my friend has a 42 inch plasma samsung and it worked with b There is a trick to getting this adapter to work with bigger tv's. I have a 32 inch LCD samsung and my friend has a 42 inch plasma samsung and it worked with both of them. First connect the adapter to the VGA cable, the tv should then recognize there is a pc connected so select the pc input. Then plug the adapter into the mini displayport and enjoy.

      • Written by Richard L from INDIANAPOLIS

      179 of 200 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?How to make this work.

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Works fine with all projectors that have a vga input

      I am a professional in the video industry and I can tell you that I have used a macbook Pro with countless video projectors out there. And this adapter will wor I am a professional in the video industry and I can tell you that I have used a macbook Pro with countless video projectors out there. And this adapter will work just fine. If you have problems with the projector look into the menus of the projector to find the vga input. The problem is most definitely not the adapter (as long as it's not defect of course).

      • Written by Vibeke B from København V

      86 of 89 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Works fine with all projectors that have a vga input

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Buyer Beware

      I recently purchased this from the apple store to be used when I give lectures. On the very first attempt to use it the picture flickered a bit but was otherwis I recently purchased this from the apple store to be used when I give lectures. On the very first attempt to use it the picture flickered a bit but was otherwise OK. When the class ends I walk over to my second lecture and plug in my computer and the adapter and NOTHING happens. I try again and the screen on my mac goes dark then nothing. I have all my students walk back over to the last calssroom and the thing still doesn't work. My first lecture of the year was a real stinker as a result. Very disappointed. I spent the extra $20 because I thought I was buying quality... I was wrong. Go buy a generic knockoff. At least when it breaks you only spent $6

      • Written by Marco A from Chicago

      5 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Buyer Beware

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Just as unreliable as the off brand dongles

      This particular dongle for Display Port/Thunderbolt is very quirky. It will work fine for our School's projectors for a brief period. We have bought dozens ov This particular dongle for Display Port/Thunderbolt is very quirky. It will work fine for our School's projectors for a brief period. We have bought dozens over the past 6 years for our schools and have also bought some from off brand sites. These brand names will all work initially but often give out at the same rate as the off brand dongles (3-6 months). Trying another dongle from a (big online) brand name competitor that has high reviews so fingers crossed. As we don't require going into high resolution projector displays XGA/WXGA is the most common, or lower resolution so the off brand ones are just as good (aka break as often) as the name brand dongle. If going into a higher resolution display, this my be the best choice.

      • Written by AtlNCS A from Atlanta

      4 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Just as unreliable as the off brand dongles

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Doesn't Seem to Work At All w/ Newest Mac mini

      I've been using an HP monitor with my old (Intel) Mac mini for a few years with no issue. Time to get a new Mac, so I bought another mini, since I have a set o I've been using an HP monitor with my old (Intel) Mac mini for a few years with no issue. Time to get a new Mac, so I bought another mini, since I have a set of peripherals (mechanical keyboard, mouse, and the previously mentioned monitor) that I'm very happy with. New mac is here, boots up with only two VGA resolution options. Not ideal, but not the end of the world. I performed my updates, restarted the mini (as prompted) and now the monitor is getting "no signal" errors. Tried 2 other monitors, no signal. All 3 work on my old mini, literally 2 feet away. Ridiculous.

      • Written by Joseph B from Oak park

      4 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Doesn't Seem to Work At All w/ Newest Mac mini

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