Questions tagged [cinema-display]

a line of flat panel computer monitors sold by Apple Inc. that came in 20-, 22-, 23-, 24-, 27- and 30-inch sizes. They were discontinued after the Thunderbolt display was unveiled in the summer of 2011

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Can I connect a LED cinema display to an iMac late 2013?

I'm wondering if I can connect: LED Cinema Display (27-inch) to a: iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) My conundrum arises because the iMac has only thunderbolt ports but LED Cinema Display uses a ...
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Apple Cinema Display on USB hub

I recently buy a MacBook pro 13' M1 2020 and a USB-C to USB 3 hub to plug my old hard disk, old usb mouse and my old apple cinema display monitor (with usb, vga and firewire). As you can see on the ...
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Apple Cinema Display support for HDCP

High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) was released in the mid-2000s, contemporaneous with the Apple Cinema Display line of external monitors: 23", 30" Apple Cinema Display 24&...
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Apple Silicon M1 Mac connecting 30" Apple Cinema Display

I am attempting to connect an Apple Silicon Mac Mini, MacBook Air, and/or MacBook Pro to a 30" Apple Cinema Display at native 2560x1600 resolution. The same question for Intel Macs with USB-C is ...
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Can I connect two Cinema HD Monitors (23-Inch) without an eGPU to my MacBook Pro?

I bought a Cinema HD Display a couple of weeks ago and now I plan to buy another one (The picture quality and color representation is still very good today, the resolution is also completely ...
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Force open applications to shift to external monitor when it's attached

I have a MBP 16" with Mojave installed and an external monitor (LED Cinema Display). The external monitor set as the one w/ the menubar: Before I connect the laptop to the external monitor, I ...
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Macbook Pro 16 - Cinema Display 30 , which TB3 or USB-C hub works with mini-DP to dual-link DVI-D?

I just purchased the 2019 MBPro 16inch model. Already had the Apple Cinema Display 30inch, and Apple's own mini-DP to dual-link DVI adapter. Now looking for either a Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C hub that ...
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Why doesn't my Windows 10 laptop recognize the iSight camera of my Apple Cinema Display?

I have a Windows 10 laptop(a Lenovo X1 Thinkpad Carbon) with an Apple Cinema Display used as an external monitor. Up until now I have had no trouble selecting either the webcam on the Windows laptop ...
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Using speakers on both screens depending on window location

My configuration: 2x Apple Cinema Display 27" 1x late-2014 model Mac Mini I would like the speakers in each display to be used depending upon which display the window that made the sound is on. For ...
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Connecting game consoles on a 23" Cinema Display?

I have an old 23" DVI Apple Cinema Display (from ~2004 I believe) that my dad found awhile back. I bought a DVI to HDMI adapter to use it with my MacBook Pro and it works flawlessly. I can also ...
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Fixing an LED Home Cinema display caused whistling and a spark, is it salvageable?

I was given an LED Cinema Display 1920x1200 from December 2008. I was able to fix a similar one because of a software issue on the owner's computer. I was told that it was working intermittently, ...
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Mac Mini 2018 HDMI issue with 23" Apple Cinema Display

I just got a brand new Mac Mini 2018 which is connected to a 23" Apple Cinema Display (model 2005). I am using the Original Apple HDMI to DVI Adapter The issue: A grey grained noise shows up when ...
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Thunderbolt Cinema Display to nonThunderbolt Macbook Pro 2010

I've been looking everywhere online to see whether my question can be answered and I still can't seem to find an answer. I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro with a Mini DisplayPort and I recently was ...
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Why am I unable to direct the audio of a video to my internal speakers?

I have an iMac connected to a Cinema Display. I recorded a video on the secondary monitor (the Cinema Display) with OBS. To get the audio into OBS I used the plugin iShowU AudioCapture and I set up a ...
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MacBook can't see Cinema Display USB hub without restart; Is there a way to do a “discover USB devices” without restarting?

I have a 15" MacBook Pro and a 24" Apple Cinema Display. The Display has three connectors ... Mini Display Port + USB + Power ... and I have an Apple USB keyboard and Logitech USB mouse plugged ...
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Connecting Apple Cinema display removes wallpaper and hides dock

I have two monitors - a ThinkVision, another Apple 27" cinema. I have in the past individually connected them to 2018 MBP Retina via Thunderbolt. OS is Catalina. 32GB RAM. Radeon Pro 560X 4GB. ...
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Shutdown prompt keeps popping up

I have a weird problem. Recently, I have noticed whenever I connect my MacBook Pro to my screen, the shutdown prompt (see picture) pops up and no matter how many times I click on "Cancel" it keeps ...
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External Apple LED Cinema Display works intermittently with MacBook Pro Retina

I have a 15-inch mid-2014 MacBook Pro Retina. All the ports work perfectly (I've tested them individually with different peripherals). I recently purchased an Apple 24-inch LED Cinema Display from ...
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Can my Early 2013 15“ MacBook Pro connect to a 30” Apple Cinema Display… or two?

Someone in my area is selling some 30" Apple Cinema Displays for a pretty decent price and I'm thinking about getting one for my home office to use with my Early 2013 15" MacBook Pro. From what I ...
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Can I use the built-in camera of my Apple Cinema Display on Windows 10

I have a 27" Apple Cinema Display (non Thunderbolt) working fine on Windows 10, except for the built-in camera that is not being recognized. Is there any way to activate it or any drivers that I can ...
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Apple Cinema Display 27" with early 2015 MacBook Pro

I have a 13" early 2015 MacBook Pro with retina, and i am considering buying a second-hand 27" Apple Cinema Display. The 27" LED with single cable with three connectors (Mini DisplayPort, MagSafe, ...
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Connect 30" Apple Cinema HD Display to 2018 Mac Mini

I am trying to run an Apple Cinema HD Display (30") from a 2018 MacMini. I have tried all kinds of HDMI- to DVI adaptors but so far no luck. I have also tried these connectors with a MacBook Pro ...
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Do all Cinema Displays emit noise at reduced/minimum brightness?

I've a 30" Apple Cinema Display (A1083 EMC2011) that makes a noise when lowering brightness (low brightness = more noise, full brightness = no noise). Gently slamming the side of the screen usually ...
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27" Apple Cinema Display (video and power) to one USB-C

I've got an Apple Cinema Display with ThunderBolt-2 and MagSafe-1 connector and would love to combine these two cables to one ThunderBolt-3 to supply power to the Mac and video and sound to the ...
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Apple Cinema Display 30” black screen

I recently found a really nice-looking 30” Cinema Display in the trash at work, and I want to see if this thing is salvageable. When connected to my Macbook Pro, the LED lights up and the computer ...
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Does the new Macbook Air (2017) work with Apple Cinema Display?

I'm interested in buying a MBA (2017 model), which has Thunderbolt 2 ports. Does it work without problems with an 27" LED Apple Cinema Display (with Mini DisplayPort)? Will the display have full ...
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Connect 23” Apple Cinema HD Display to MacBook Pro USB-C

I’ve gotten my hands on an older 23” Apple Cinema HD Display and would like to use it with my late 2016 MacBook Pro with only USB-C ports. I’ve researched this issue, and I can only find answers from ...
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Is there a dongle (or set of dongles) that allows a USB-C MacBook Pro to be connected to an Apple Cinema Display? [duplicate]

I am looking for a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 dongle that has mini DisplayPort, at least 1 USB 2/3 port, and a USB-C power delivery port. The idea is to have a single cable between my laptop and my mini ...
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How do I use both GPUs on a MacPro?

My MacPro (Late 2013, OSX Yosemite) has two AMD FirePro D500 GPUs and three Cinema HD Displays. When I look at the System report all of the Displays show up under one GPU and the other GPU has ...
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Dual screen setup Apple Cinema Displays Mac mini

How do I connect dual screen setup on a Mac Mini? Mac Mini: Late (2012) Apple Cinema Display 27" Apple ThunderBolt Display 27" ThunderBolt Port: Apple ThunderBolt Display 27" Tried two different ...
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Connect Apple 30" Cinema Display to new MacBook USB-C

I noticed in this thread the OP successfully managed to connect a 30" cinema display to the new Macbook Pro USB-C, with full resolution: Connect New MacBook (USB-C) to Apple Cinema Display 30" (...
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Connecting 2017 MBP with DisplayPort Cinema Display [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 13" with High Sierra. Is it possible to somehow successfully connect a 27" Cinema Display with Mini DisplayPort to my MBP with an adapter? I have read from some people that ...
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is there any way to adjust the brightness of the Apple Cinema Display in 10.11 (El Capitan)?

I saw the answer for 10.10 and 10.9. Sadly I just jumped from 10.8 to 10.11 and discovered that my beautiful and perfectly well-functioning (last night) display is not kaput (too dark). Can it be ...
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Vertical stripes on 30" Cinema Display

In the middle of using my laptop hooked up to my 30" Cinema Display (circa 2004) via a Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter, vertical bands appeared on the screen, with horizontal pinstripes. ...
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MacBook 2017 (USB-C) to Apple Cinema Display 30"

I've seen many of the solutions on the topic, all posted in this site. But I haven't seen any of them mentioning Apple's adapter, Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter I have that, which was used ...
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Best way to use LED Cinema Display & Thunderbolt Display with Macbook Pro 2016

I have 2 Apple monitors: An old LED Cinema Display that has a Mini DisplayPort and a slightly newer Thunderbolt Display with a Thunderbolt 2 connection. I am currently using them both connected to my ...
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2017 MacBook Pro 13“ with Touchbar (USB-C) can't connect to LED Cinema Display 27” (Mini DisplayPort)

I purchased a new 2017 MacBook Pro 13" w/ Touchbar (updated in June) from my local Apple Store. I want to connect my 2010 LED Cinema Display 27" which uses a Mini DisplayPort connection. The clerk at ...
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“Automatically adjust brightness” nowhere to be seen

I have a situation where I'm using an app that calibrates my monitors. I have several monitors attached and when I go into System Preferences -> Displays, I unfortunately don't see any options on any ...
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Connect New MacBook 2017 (USB-C) to Apple Cinema Display 30" (DVI)

I have seen that the question has been already done, but all answers refer to 2016 MacBook Pro model, meanwhile I own a 2017. picciano found a solution (see Connect New MacBook (USB-C) to Apple ...
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Mac Mini Thunderbolt ports to 2 Mini Display Ports

Can the Thunderbolt ports on current (writing this question in March 2017) Mac Mini, drive two Apple Cinema Displays (which I believe utilize mini display ports? I got contradictory answers to this ...
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Early 2011 MacBook Pro 17“ to 30” cinema display

I have a 17" MacBook Pro and a 30" Apple cinema display. The best resolution I can get on the cinema display is 1280x800. Is there a way to get better resolution?
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Can I use 2 Thunderbolt Displays and 1 Cinema Display on my 2015 Macbook pro 15"?

I own a 15" Macbook Pro Mid-2015 with this configuration: Also, I currently have these 2 Apple displays: 27" Thunderbolt Display (connected via Thunderbolt port directly to the Macbook) 27" Cinema ...
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Can I calibrate 2 screens to match, without buying expensive gear?

I use a 2010 Cinema Display and a 2011 Thunderbolt Display, both connected to my 11-inch MacBook Air. The screens are ever so slightly different in terms of how things are reproduced. How can I get ...
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Connect New MacBook (USB-C) to Apple Cinema Display 30" (Dual-Link DVI)

Because Apple Thunderbolt Display reflects the whole room, I still use the matte 30" Apple Cinema Display. (Two cables are required for 2560 resolution due to some obscure technical constraints!) ...
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Can a non-retina iMac with i7 3.5 Ghz and GTX775M handle three displays?

I am thinking about getting a used non-retina iMac with these specs: Core i7 3,5 GHz 32GB RAM 1TB SSD GTX 775M Since I own two Apple 27" Displays I'd like to hook these up via Thunderbolt/MDP. My ...
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Can I drive two Cinema 30" displays from a MacBook Pro (Retina)?

I've used a "Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter" to drive a single Cinema 30 from my (2014-era) MacBookPro11,2 before. Can I hook up two of them to drive a pair of Cinema 30's? It's got 2 ...
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Dual 27" Cinema displays…can I play both sets of speakers?

I have a pair of 27" Cinema Displays attached to a Mac Pro running OS X El Capitan 10.11.3. The displays have speakers. I'd like to play iTunes (or whatever else) through both sets of speakers at ...
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Mac Pro + Dual 27" Cinema Displays brightness & brightness control

Hardware: Mac Pro 4.1 (circa 2009) AMD Radeon HD 7950 3072 MB graphics card I have just connected dual 27" Cinema Displays. Both work, lots of display space ;-) Two problems (perhaps related): F1 ...
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How to turn off MacBook's internal display with external one connected? [duplicate]

I have external monitor in work and I want to mirror MacBook's screen on it while I have the internal display turned off. But I found this as impossible task. I know I could close the display and ...
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Using 30" cinema display as TV

I have the old (now discontinued) 30" cinema display, but I don't use it that much anymore so I'm thinking of converting it to a TV if possible. Yes I could get a TV tuner but I'm not sure about the ...