can i use this adapter with a HDMI cable to connect a 2009 mac pro to my 27inch 5k 2015 iMac, and use the 27inch iMac as a monitor for my 2009 mac pro
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No. Search for macOS User Guide document "Use your iMac as a display". It says: "Note: Target Display Mode isn’t supported on iMac models with Retina display. Only iMac (27-inch, Late 2009), iMac (27-inch, Mid 2010), and iMac (Mid 2011 to Mid 2014) support Target Display Mode." Maybe third party software/hardware such as "Luna Display" can do what you want.
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can I use on iMac,27 inch,late 2015
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Would this work for target display mode with a 2009 27 inch iMac running macOS Sierra and a 2019 16 inch MacBook pro?
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