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    Can I link an Apple Cinema Display to my new iMac

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    Can I link an Apple Cinema Display to my new iMac
    About to purchase iMac but need to know if I can connect my current 22" Apple Cinema Display.

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    Can I link an Apple Cinema Display to my new iMac
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    The 22" Cinema Display uses a proprietary ADC connector. The only way I know around that is to purchase an Apple ACD to DVI converter which is not cheap. I know they are $100 new. Check Ebay.

    Once you are at DVI you can hook that to the adapter from the iMac.

    I own that 22" Apple Display and that is what I ended up doing.

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    Can I link an Apple Cinema Display to my new iMac

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    Excellent! So, my Cinema is now an extended desktop?
    Once connected, will I be able to use my Cinema as an extension to my iMac desktop? Having the space of two displays to work on?

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    Can I link an Apple Cinema Display to my new iMac
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    Yes you will.


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