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Clamshell Mode What you are describing when you operate your Mac laptop (Macbook/Pro/Air) is called closed clamshell mode or closed display mode. In this Apple Support Article: Use your Mac notebook computer in closed-display mode with an external display it goes into detail on what the requirements are and how your Mac will function depending on the ...
VNC You can use VNC on your Mac Mini to show the screen on your Windows or Linux laptop: VNC is an abbreviation of Virtual Network Computing. VNC is a common protocol that allows computers to both share and to offer control over the network. Using VNC you can connect to and see your computer remotely; great for remote working or helping a relative ...
With some care it can be done safely. It depends by and large on what kind of loads you're placing on the MacBook when it's being used like this. The MacBook Pro's ventilation operates optimally with the lid open. Closing the lid restricts airflow out of the vents that run along the inside of the hinge on the laptop as seen here: When the lid is closed, ...
I ran into the same problem when I bought a Dell UltraSharp Monitor to use with a MacBook Pro. It appears you may be using an older spec mDP to HDMI cable (Probably HDMI 1.2) Version 1.2 HDMI 1.2 was released August 8, 2005 and added the option of One Bit Audio, used on Super Audio CDs, at up to 8 channels. It also added the availability of HDMI ...
From MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) - Technical Specifications: Operating temperature for the Macbook Pro Mid 2015: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C). You should be able to use it in closed-display mode (a.k.a. closed-clamshell mode) just fine providing the back hinge has a way to dissipate heat appropriately. If it gets too hot, it will auto shut ...
Per the fixit-store: There is only one LCD glass panel for each model in a similar era (providing the "screen size" spec matches). So, yes, as long as they are of a similar year!
I bit the bullet and bought another DisplayPort monitor (Dell U2414H), and sure enough, it works out of the box! I'm currently running a total of three displays - the iMac built in at 1920x1200, the 24" Dell at 1920x1200, and the 27" Dell at 2560x1440.
The problem you are experiencing is an issue known by Apple. It is an issue that plagued the 2010 MacBook Pro models (especially the 15" versions). The issue is called intermittent black screen or loss of video. At one point in time they had a replacement program for the affect models. They have discontinued that and all 2010 models are now in Vintage mode....
I realize how old this is, but the answer is VLC player. I have an El Capitan Macbook 13". Open VLC, then Window - Video Effects - Geometry - Transform. From there you can rotate 90/180/270, flip horizontally or vertically, magnify, clone etc. Perfect if you have a p/w locked no remote garage sale projector like mine.
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