Questions tagged [displayport]

Questions that relate specifically to Macs and peripherals with DisplayPort hardware (not Thunderbolt).

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Using 3 Monitor DP/HDMI Setup + Charging new Macbook Pro 16'' over max. 2 Cables

I want to finally switch back to a Macbook Pro after some years of using a PC. However, I do not want to give up on my setup using 3 to 4 screens. My plan is on using the MacBook Pro 16 Inch i9 model....
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How to connect multiple displays to a Macbook Pro through USB-C

I have 3 displays fixed on my wall. 1 VGA 60hz, 1 HDMI 60z, and 1 Display Port 144hz. They all are connected to my gaming computer. I used to do all my coding stuff on that computer and that's why I ...
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USB C to DisplayPort hub works with VGA but not HDMI

I have a Cable Matters USB C to Dual 4K DisplayPort Hub and a MacBook Pro 2016 (No touchbar). I am using Windows on Bootcamp. The hub works fine with a DisplayPort to VGA adaptor, but it doesn't work ...
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Can the new 2019 16-inch Macbook Pro support 8K resolution?

The Tech Specs site says the laptop simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and: Up to two displays with 6016‑by‑3384 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors Up to ...
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HDMI monitor cuts off DP Monitor on a MacBook Pro 2015 13'

I have two monitors Dell UltraSharp U2719DX and Dell UltraSharp U2715H. I have a MacBook Pro 2015 13-inch that still works. My U2719DX is plugged into my Mac via DisplayPort (monitor) to mini ...
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Does Macbook Air 2015 support daisy chaining monitors in macOS Catalina?

Macbook Air models have a a mini displayport. In my eyes it should be simple to dasiy chain two monitors (as you can with thunderbolt/usb-c), yet it seems there is a limitation in the software? Does ...
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Is it possible to power a 4K display at 60 Hz with a DisplayPort/HDMI adapter connected to a USB-C hub?

I have a LG display which supports 4K at 60 Hz. I wanted to buy an adapter for my Macbook Air(2018) to use it with my notebook. I am confused about one thing though. I have read that USB-C to USB-C ...
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Just bought an ultrawide monitor, but it looks borderline blury, what am I doing wrong?

So I either bought the wrong thing, or just don't know how to configure it correctly. I bought a Acer XR342CK bmijqphuzx , and have it hooked up to a Macbook Pro w Touchbar 2016 via a Caldigit TS3 ...
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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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Connecting external monitor at 1440p to mid-2012 MBP 13"

Recently I bought Dell S2719DM monitor, which maximum resolution is 2560x1440. I'd like to use it with my mid-2012 13 inch MacBook Pro, so I got Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter - it uses HDMI 1.4 and ...
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Windows Laptop as Secondary Monitor for Macbook Air (Preferably Wired)

I have a Macbook Air and an HP Stream 13 and I am wondering if it is possible to use the HP Stream 13 as a secondary monitor (a more mobile solution to a secondary screen). I currently own a Mini DP ...
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Can I connect 3 display to a mid 2012 MBP retina?

I have a mid 2012 Retina display MBP, currently connected to 2 external displays. Specs: And these are the 2 current monitors, both FULL HD: One of them is connected directly with native HDMI port ...
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Any way to get 5K with 2014 MacBook Pro?

I got a Planar IX2790 5K monitor connected to my Mid 2014 MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt (Mini DP) to DisplayPort cable. Only getting 4K. Too late, I noticed the fine print: Mac: DP Support up to ...
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Why is third monitor always mirroring one of my other two?

I have a 2017 Macbook Pro connected to an HP Thunderbolt hub. From that hub, I have two USB-C -> DVI cables going into two monitors. For my third monitor, I have a DisplayPort cable from the hub to ...
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2nd monitor is mirroring the first external monitor

For years I've been using a Dell U2515H monitor as external display for my Macbook Pro. Yesterday I purchased a second monitor (exactly the same) and connected it through HDMI to my Macbook Pro (2018) ...
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“No signal” at external display connecting to MacBook Pro using DisplayPort

I’ll be really grateful for any recommendations in solving the problem of connecting an external monitor to MacBook Pro using a miniDisplayPort / DisplayPort cable. For a long time I used AOC I2369VM ...
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Can MacBook Pro late 2011 DisplayPort work with Asus MG279Q?

My MBP has 8GB RAM but otherwise standard, on OS 10.13.6. Using Mac's Mini-Displayport to Monitor's DisplayPort (Asus cable) the MBP recognises the monitor and offers various resolutions including ...
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MacBook Pro can't get more than 2048 x 1152 on my QHD Dell monitor through Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter (4K capable)

Short story: My MacBook Pro (Retina 13" Late 2012) can't run 2560 x 1440 on new QHD monitor (Dell S2719DM - Only has HDMI ports) through a 4K Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter. Why and how to fix? ...
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Disabling MBP display with external monitor connected in Clamshell Mode - Works with DP->DVI, but not DP->DP

I have an issue discussed previously on Ask Different but have not found a solution in my use case. I have macOS High Sierra installed on a MBP 6,2 (i.e. a vintage 15" i5, mid-2010, NVIDIA GeForce GT ...
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Connect a Thunderbolt display and a DisplayPort display to the same MacBook Pro

I'm trying to connect the old generation LG UltraFine 4k Display (USB-C DisplayPort) and the old generation LG UltraFine 5k Display (USB-C Thunderbolt) to a 13" MacBook Pro from 2019 (with 4 ...
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Viewing external video input over mini displayport [duplicate]

I use an iMac as a nice large external display for a laptop on occasion. However swapping between the external input and the OSX desktop view means I can't view both at the same time (Cmd+F2). I ...
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USB-C dock with HDMI graphics on Late 2013 MacBook Pro

I have two MacBook Pros, a 2017 model with Thunderbolt 3 ports, and a late 2013 Retina with TB2 and USB3 ports. I use a HP USB-C Dock G4 docking station for the 2017 model. I have two 1080p HP ...
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Why won't my external display detect its native resolution?

3 days ago I bought a Dell SE2219HX display (22") and connected it to my non-retina MBP mid 2012 model. I also own a HDMI extension that is to be connected to the display port but for some reason it ...
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2018 Macbook Air hot/slow when using UHD monitor

So I upgraded from a 1080p 27 inch monitor to the following Samsung 32" UHD 4K Monitor Model: LU32J590UQNXZA I've tried connecting over HDMI using a USB C dock, and over Displayport with a ...
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External Monitor Ghosting (MBP 2016)

I tried to connect an Eizo Flexscan EV233W to My Macbook Pro using an SVGA cable (suspiciously cheap, but the only one available) and a VGA - Type C adapter. The image on the external display was ...
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Can the 2019 MBP 13'' i7 16gb support a (flawlessly) 1440p 165hz monitor? [duplicate]

I have a 2019 MBP 13'' with i7 quad 8th and 16gb ram, and I am considering buying a 1440p 165hz Dell to pair with it. This has a displayport port only. I am looking for flawless performance, no ...
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Why does my Displayport monitor not turn on when selecting a boot drive?

I'm on OSX 14.5, with a MacPro 2013. I have an ASUS Displayport monitor, and ordinarily it works fine, both in OSX and from Windows 10 on a Bootcamp partition. But if I boot the Mac holding Option to ...
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2009 Mac Pro with 2018 LG 5K Display?

I have a 2009 Mac Pro (flashed to 5,1) with a Sapphire Radeon Pulse RX 580 8GB GPU I acquired to support Mojave. The configuration has been happily stable since late 2018 and performed as expected ...
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Cannot get 60 Hz on MBPr 13" 2018

I connect my Macbook Pro 13" 2018 with Mojave 10.14.5 to the external display Fujitsu P27-8 TS UHD via adapter Dell DA301. All the components of this chain are capabale of 4k@60Hz. However, I can only ...
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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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Display port not activating monitor for boot manager

I'm setting up an old mac mini (specs below) with a dual boot (Ubuntu) and I've run into an issue getting to the Apple boot manager or the EFI boot manager. Essentially the monitor does not activate ...
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Should a late 2012 Mac Mini be able to drive these two monitors?

A Raven MTi2, which is 1080p on HDMI, and an LG 34U97, which is 3440x1440 on Mini DisplayPort. It works sometimes, but after an hour or so the LG just says "Out of Range". Sometimes with them both ...
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mac mini multi-display reconfiguring repeatedly

I have a new mac-mini with HDMI + 2 thunderbolt-hdmi adapters. Waking up the mini results in screen blanking repeatedly as it adds and removes displays. Repeatedly. Like 20 times. For 2+ minutes. I ...
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How to fix blurry fonts on external monitor?

My setup: Macbook Pro 2018 15" (Mojave 10.14.4) AOC G2460PF 24" DP to USB-C cable. When I use the same monitor on Windows, I can see crystal clear but on mac fonts/texts seems to be low quality/...
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Getting an error when i connect external monitor Unable to find display pipe for IOFB service

I have a mid 2012 macbook Pro running Mojave 10.14.4 when i plug in the external monitor it detects the display however on the external monitor screen it say no input. I have checked all connections ...
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MacBook Pro MiniDisplay to HDMI, Detects external display but the monitor is not getting input [duplicate]

I have a mid 2012 Macbook Pro running macOS Mojave 10.14.4. When I plug in the external monitor it detects the display however on the external monitor screen it say no input. I have checked all ...
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How to chian two External Monitors with Macbook Air 2017 13" [duplicate]

About the Mac: Mac OS Mojave Version 10.14.4 (18E226) MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017) I wish to connect two external monitors with following specifications with my Apple device. one pure HDMI other ...
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Best way to connect 2018 Macbook Pro to external display using a dock?

I have 2018 Macbook Pro with usb-c ports which I would like to connect a Dell UltraSharp U2715H monitor. (I have installed the DisplayLink software as recommended to ensure the monitor will work with ...
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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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How can I show the login prompt on primary monitor when using dual displays?

I have a dual monitor setup with a 2018 Mac mini running Mojave. The main monitor uses a Thunderbolt 3 connection (Samsung C34J79x) and the second monitor uses DisplayPort (Dell 2412M). I have the ...
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No more video output over USB-C

I bought an LG 27UK600 a while ago, to go with my 2016 Macbook Pro. It worked perfectly for about 3 months, until a few days ago, when the Macbook's display did something weird (some strange colors) ...
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macbook pro external monitor flickers when plugged in via mini display port to dvi

So the xternal monitor connected to my mbpro mid 2012 flickers when I'm using a mini dp to dvi. I can solve this porblem by using a mini dp to vga instead. problem is it won't output the native ...
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MacBook Pro 2017 daisy-chaining with DisplayPort [duplicate]

I have a 2017 13" MacBook Pro (with two USB-C ports) with Mojave and wish to use it to daisy-chain a display to two external monitors through DisplayPort. Unfortunately, it seems that although the ...
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Connect Macbook Air with external monitor

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) that uses an Intel HD Graphics 5000. I also plan to buy the monitor that is supposed to have connectors for DisplayPort and HDMI with a resolution of 2560x1440 ...
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Connecting external display to Early 2015 MacBook Pro [duplicate]

Does Early 2015 MacBook Pro output 4K 3840 via Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort? I seem to get only HD max option on YouTube videos. I have a Samsung U32J590U 31.5" 4K UHD monitor. If not, do I have ...
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4k @ 60hz Not working with Display Port - MacBook Pro 2015

I have been at this for hours and hours and its frustrating me very much. I recently purchased a 4k monitor and was unable to achieve 60hz on HDMI, then I learnt I needed to use DisplayPort to Mini ...
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External monitor HDMI vs Displayport

I just got a nice 4K monitor (LG 27ud68p-b) and, when connected to my 2017 MBP 15" via USB-C to HDMI, the refresh rate is noticeably slow and results in choppy moving images. Even when it's not a very ...
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Macbook Pro 2018: No Sound over Displayport after sleep

i use a Macbook Pro 2018 13" with the last Mojave Version. For better work, i use the LG 34WK95U-W as external Monitor over Thunderbolt 3. Always is fine. The Macbook is still loading over the Monitor ...
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MacBook with Lenovo C-Dock duplicates image on external monitors

I connect my MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 to a Lenovo C-Dock, which connects 2 external monitors through 2 DisplayPort cables. The problem I have is that the 2 external monitors mirror each other. ...
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External Monitor Flickering when Chrome is running

I have a new macbook, v 10.14.3. It is connected to two external monitors -- both of them DELL which are connected via a DELL docking station using mini Displayport cables which came with them. My ...