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appleXcore
11-26-2009, 02:02 PM
I have the 2006 MacBook with the Mini DVI output. Which of these monitors do you think would be easy to go with for a second monitor?

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Apple Mini-DVI to DVI Adapter - Apple Store (U.S.) (http://store.apple.com/us/product/M9321G/B)

well the Mini DVI to DVI adaptor is $19 so i guess that answers that

mdfuller
11-26-2009, 02:18 PM
I think the question is this - will the MacBook have issues with HDCP. I am thinking both would work, but I am not sure.

appleXcore
12-13-2009, 05:17 AM
will the DVI adaptor work or do i HAVE to have the DVI -D

Kash
12-13-2009, 07:58 AM
If you're getting a standard monitor, then you just need that mini DVI to DVI adapter. The DVI cable that comes with the monitor will work just fine.

Also, DVI-D is referring to the regular DVI connector on the monitor. So yea, you'll still need the adapter to connect to it.

appleXcore
12-13-2009, 01:42 PM
If you're getting a standard monitor, then you just need that mini DVI to DVI adapter. The DVI cable that comes with the monitor will work just fine.

Also, DVI-D is referring to the regular DVI connector on the monitor. So yea, you'll still need the adapter to connect to it.

Well the monitor is listed as DVI-D input and I know there difference between DVI and DVI-D is the 4 pins on the back that carry the analog signal, Am i to assume it will connect just fine?


I dont actually have the monitor with me, Its at my parents house and i have to go get it. xD i need to see the thing.

Kash
12-13-2009, 01:42 PM
Yep, should be no problem whatsoever

appleXcore
12-14-2009, 12:32 AM
http://cdn.overstock.com/images/products/etilize/images/250/1012726363.jpg

http://www.dansdata.com/images/172t/conns560.jpg


these will not connect

Emptee
12-14-2009, 03:06 PM
Well the monitor is listed as DVI-D input and I know there difference between DVI and DVI-D is the 4 pins on the back that carry the analog signal, Am i to assume it will connect just fine?


I dont actually have the monitor with me, Its at my parents house and i have to go get it. xD i need to see the thing.

I'm running my macbook in clamshell mode with my new Acer 23" widescreen monitor and the mini dvi to dvi cable I got from the apple store fits perfectly fine with the dvi-d input on the back of the monitor. They will fit with each other just fine.

appleXcore
12-14-2009, 03:40 PM
but from the looks of it they are both Female and will not connect???

is the apple mini DV to DVI designed to be a convertor ONLY and not actually connect my two products , but allow me to run a DVI cable to them?

appleXcore
12-15-2009, 06:20 PM
ahh it came with the VGA and DVI cable, so its all hooked up and working beautifully!