Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: MacBook Questions

  1. #1
    MacBook Questions
    Hi there

    I am thinking about buying a MacBook and using my (also new) mac Mini as a Media Center.

    My Question now is, can I attach an external monitor to a macBook and which resolution does the macBook support on such an external monitor.

    Secondly, can the macBook operate with the display closed? The macBook would mainly reside on my desk and will only be used on the road now and then.


  2. #2

    Benjamindaines's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 08, 2005
    A religiously oppressed state
    Yes you can put an external display, the MacBook will support up to 1280 x 800 in mirror mode or you can turn on extended desktop mode and go up to 1920 x 1200 (the size of Apples 23" displays). You can also run with the display closed like a desktop computer. To see how to do these things check the manual that comes with the MacBook or you can download it here

  3. #3
    Thanx !

    You know, I am a new mac user ... but the mac fever already has caught me. Still, I am surprised every day, how simple things are (e.g. installing and uninstalling apps) I am currently selling all my Windows stuff on eBay.

    Yes, I am macified

  4. #4
    I am just the same as you. Bought a core duo mac mini recently as media centre and hopefully will be getting macbook shortly. The 2 macs compliment each other well.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 14
    Last Post: 11-16-2008, 08:41 PM
  2. MacBook/MacBook Pro questions
    By tjbackstage in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 10-20-2008, 08:32 PM
  3. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-20-2008, 12:09 AM
  4. Macbook vs. Macbook Pro Questions...
    By SoundsGood in forum Switcher Hangout
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 07-06-2007, 02:34 AM
  5. Macbook Questions for Macbook Users.
    By SoundsGood in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 03-11-2007, 03:44 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts