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
Can I connect my MacBook Pro to 2 external monitors?
- Asked by Joseph W from Billingham
- on 28/10/2011
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.
- Answered by Matthew S from Trumbull
- on 22/06/2012
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 24/08/2013
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.
- Answered by Donald B from Portland
- on 30/11/2014
How can I connect my mac book air 11'' to a LAN cable using USB ports for internet access if no wireless but only LAN connection?
- Asked by inyang N
- on 16/07/2012
There is a USB ethernet adapter for that. I have 13inch MBA and been using the adapter for a while
- Answered by Dharma S from Jakarta
- on 15/08/2012
how do I connect my macbook pro to an HP monitor
- Asked by Terah S from Bemidji
- on 30/01/2015
I am looking to play games on a CRT monitor using this adapter -- will using this adapter be truly lagless?
- Asked by Samuel E H from KINGS PARK
- on 01/01/2018
What do I need to connect a MacBook Pro with retina display laptop to a projector
- Asked by Corinne V from Columbia
- on 16/03/2013
If your projector has HDMI input, you can use a simple HDMI cable. For older projectors you may need If your projector has HDMI input, you can use a simple HDMI cable. For older projectors you may need a Mini DisplayPort adapter for either VGA or DVI, depending on the unit.
- Answered by Adam T from Providence
- on 02/09/2013