08-22-2013, 04:48 AM #1
External Monitor attached to macbook is blurry
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- Oct 06, 2012
I have a Macbook 13" (purchased new 2012) which I want to use with my existing monitor when editing photos.
Monitor is ASUS HDMI VH222 attached via HDMI cable with Mac adaptor.
The fonts are not clear (not a major issue as I mainly surf directly on MacBook) and photos are slightly out of focus (big problem as I am using monitor to edit photos!)
Resolution is 1080P.
Can you give me any advice re what I need to adjust. (Note I am somewhat clueless so please type slowly and assume complete ignorance!)
The monitor is perfect with my ancient Windows laptop (attached via VGA).
08-22-2013, 06:07 AM #2
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- Jan 22, 2010
- Victoria, BC
- Mid-2012 MBP (16GB, 1TB HD), Monoprice 24-inch second monitor, iPhone 5s 32GB, iPad Air 2 64GB
Sounds like the monitor is not set for its native resolution. Open the Displays preference panel and change the external monitor's resolution to the highest available.
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