Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI 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 Dual-Link DVI Adapter to connect your Mac to a 30-inch display that includes a DVI connector, such as the 30-inch Apple Cinema Display HD, and enjoy the ultimate widescreen canvas with a resolution of 2560 by 1600 pixels.
Mac OS X v.10.5.6 or later
Compatible with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt ports
- MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015–2017)
- MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015)
- MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012–2015)
- MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2012–2015)
- iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, Late 2015)
- iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014–2015)
- Mac Pro (Late 2013)
- Mac mini (Late 2014)
Answers from the community
can i connect macbook pro to two monitors
- Asked by greg B from LONDON
- on 27 Jan 2011
The new MacBook Pro now has video outputs (two mini-DisplayPort and one HDMI), so there is no proble The new MacBook Pro now has video outputs (two mini-DisplayPort and one HDMI), so there is no problem that you can have up to 3 monitor connected to the MacBook Pro.
If you want to share two monitors with other systems or Mac, then you need to find Dual-Monitor/ Dual-Head KVM switch.
I found ConnectPRO UDD-12A+ or UDD-14A+ KVM switches are both tested with MacBook Pro multi-monitor sharing.
- Answered by Hung W from Walnut
- on 30 Sep 2014
What cable will connect my new macbook pro to an eizo CG 245W monitor (that will allow 10 bit colour)?
- Asked by renzo M from Glasgow
- on 12 Mar 2012
Can I connect a mac air with an extra monitor as well as ethernet ?
- Asked by Tsz Yu O from Hong Kong
- on 31 Dec 2014
could I connect my mac via mini diplay port too my my 42 inch hd plasma tv?
- Asked by Anonymous A from XXXXXXX
- on 18 Oct 2009
I have connected my Mac Mini to my 50' plasma (Philips). What an experience, I dont seem to be able I have connected my Mac Mini to my 50' plasma (Philips). What an experience, I dont seem to be able to get the sound though, I listen to my desktop speakers, will have to play about I reckon. All in all a wonderful experience.
- Answered by francis J from edinburgh
- on 23 Jan 2010
Will this cable adapter allow me to connect my late 2008 Macbook Pro, 15inch, to an Asus PB278Q 27inch monitor? Flawlessly?
- Asked by Andrej V from san francisco
- on 26 Dec 2014
Will Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter work to connect a Mac mini to a 30" Cinema Display?
- Asked by Felipe C from Laredo
- on 18 Feb 2015
Yes, that should work. With the higher resolution, the 30-inch display would require the dual-link a Yes, that should work. With the higher resolution, the 30-inch display would require the dual-link adapter that you specified. Interestingly, the relatively new Thunderbolt ports also double as Mini DisplayPort connectors, so that adapter should work like magic.
- Answered by Stephen K from Provo
- on 19 Feb 2015