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mini - Can i use a PC monitor (15pin) on a mini mac PC?


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I have been thinking about trying a mini mac desktop PC and want to know if I can just buy the box and use a PC monitor with it? is this possible or do MACs have a different type of connector?

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VGA or Digital, there is no proprietary hardware when it comes to those things. Drivers to use the monitor's capabilities, however, like USB, screen rotation from the screen itself, etc. will all depend on what it supports.


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you should be able to. would just need an adapter me thinks.

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All the Mini's I have worked with come with a DVI to VGA adapter in the box so it will work with any standard DVD or 15-Pin DSub VGA connector.

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