Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
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.
Compatible with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt ports
Answers from the community
Will Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter work with my macbook Air 13'
- Asked by Champika T from Avissawella
- on 09 7, 16
Yes, this adaptor will work with any Mac that had a Mini DisplayPort. As long as your Mac is fairly Yes, this adaptor will work with any Mac that had a Mini DisplayPort. As long as your Mac is fairly new (within the past 5 years), it'll work.
- Written by Stephen R from Cave creek
- on 09 10, 16
Can mini display to VGA cable be used for thunderbolt to VGA conversion?
- Asked by Vikram Raj G from Thanjavur
- on 09 24, 16
Yes, Thunderbolt ports are "backwards compatible" with most Mini Display Port accessories. They are Yes, Thunderbolt ports are "backwards compatible" with most Mini Display Port accessories. They are the same interface, but Thunderbolt offers data throughput.
- Written by Louie V from Eugene
- on 09 18, 16
How do I get sound output from the TV (and not the laptop) when I connect my MacBook Air to a TV using Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter?
- Asked by Sanjay Kumar S from New Delhi
- on 06 15, 15
I'll try to keep this as short as possible. VGA only carries video. The head phone jack on the la I'll try to keep this as short as possible. VGA only carries video. The head phone jack on the laptop will carry the sound. Where you hooked the VGA on the back of your TV should be a sound in input next to it. In may be RCA or the same as the laptop headphone plug. (I can't remember the name of that plug.) Like all TVs. There's inputs one, two, three, etc.... Each input can serve HDMI, RCA, Super-S. Most all new Flat TVs carry a computer hook-up as well in the form of VGA or HDMI etc.... Look close at those inputs and you will see the needed plugs to make them work.
- Written by Donald B from Portland
- on 09 3, 16
Can I connect my MacBook Pro to 2 external monitors?
- Asked by Joseph W from Billingham
- on 07 8, 16
A note regarding the 13" MacBook Pro: You CAN use two Thunderbolt displays with the 13", same as the A note regarding the 13" MacBook Pro: You CAN use two Thunderbolt displays with the 13", same as the 15" and 17". The difference is that if you connect a second Thunderbolt display to the 13" then the internal display is automagically deactivated. The 15" and 17" will drive all three displays with no trouble.
- Written by Matthew S from Trumbull
- on 09 9, 16
I want to connect my new macbook pro to a stand alone ViewSonic LED monitor; which cable should I purchase?
- Asked by Joe A from Okeechobee
- on 05 13, 16
What adapter do I use to attach a 2015 Mac Mini to a VGA flat panel, such as an ASUS, Lenovo, or Dell 19"?
- Asked by James J from Newnan
- on 03 29, 16
Use the Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter, and plug it into the Thunderbolt Port on your Mac Mini
- Written by Joseph G from Sayville
- on 06 11, 16