Skip to main content

Questions tagged [displayport]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

Can you get 1440p on external monitor via Mini DisplayPort to HDMI converter on MacBook Air (mid 2012)?

Is it possible to get 1440p over an adapter (Mini DisplayPort to HDMI) on an external display on MacBook Air (2012)? The adapter supports 4k, and the HDMI cable does too. Still, I don't get the ...
JamieOliver's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
99 views

How to achieve 6k @ 60Hz on Mac Pro 5,1 with RX 6600?

I have a Mac Pro 5,1 running macOS Monterey via Open Core Legacy Patcher (OCLP) and I just purchased a flashed RX 6600 video card from MacVidCards.eu. According to the specs on the MacVidCards website,...
Swisher Sweet's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
264 views

Can MacBook Air 2017 handle 4k video playback

I bought a 4k monitor and now I am connecting the monitor to my MacBook Air 2017 with the mini-DisplayPort to HDMI cable. This cable supports 1440p on 59.98 FPS, or 4K on 30 FPS. When it is on 1440p, ...
SMMousaviSP's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
111 views

MacBook Air M2 - Clamshell mode does not work when using display port

Hoping to find a solution here. So my current setup is Monitor: Dell 34 Inch Model Number S3422DWG Docking Station: HP USB-C Dock G5, model number: 26D32AA My issue is if I use the display port ...
user510396's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
41 views

2011, 15" MacBook Pro won't connect with Apple Cinema Display

I have a 2011, 15" MacBook Pro (running 10.6.8) with the defunct, AMD(?) graphics chip. I'm trying to connect to a 23" Apple Cinema Display using a brand-new Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter (...
GhostsonAcid's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
57 views

Sudden problems with External Display on MacBook Pro. DisplayPort shows distortion (lines), HDMI turns on and off every few seconds

I have been using this combination of laptop (2021 MacBook Pro M1) and External Display (Mi Curved Gaming Monitor) for several months without issue. Yesterday while gaming suddenly the screen started ...
Zimri Leijen's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
699 views

External monitor (Samsung Odyssey G9) does not respond until restart Macbook Pro (16 inch 2019) even using CalDigit TS4

I believe now I have tried every possibile solution to get my Macbook Pro 16 inch 2019 to work with the Samsung Odyssey G9 (LC49G97TSSNXDC). Well, it kind of works: when I first start my Macbook, if ...
gaudi_br's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
150 views

Can I screen-share between two older MacBook Pros (2009-2011) running Snow Leopard (10.6.8)?

So I have two older MacBook Pros: One is a 17", Unibody, Core 2 Duo, 2.8 Ghz, A1297 from 2009. The other is a 15", Unibody, Core i7, 2.0Ghz, A1286 from 2011. More details: Both are ...
GhostsonAcid's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
382 views

Recommendation for a Mac Compatible Display Port switch for a 5K Monitor

I have the following hardware: 2021 MacBook Pro (16 Inch) Apple M1 Max - Running macOS Monterey LG Monitor @ 5120x2880 Samsung Monitor @ 5120x1440 Answin USB C to DisplayPort, 6FT 8K USB-C ...
DavidT's user avatar
  • 141
0 votes
0 answers
62 views

HDMI KVM which is working with a Mac Mini M2 and 4k monitors - also sleep and reboot

After I have used a Aten CS1924 KVM for DP for years between my PC and MBP without any issue, the introduction of a Mac Mini M2 renders my setup unusable. On reboot, the Mini doesn't detect the ...
andreas's user avatar
  • 247
0 votes
0 answers
72 views

Macbook Pro 2018 Ventura Not Detecting Additional Monitors From KVM Switch

I'm on MacBook Pro 2018 Ventura 13.5. I have three monitors connected to a KVM switch, two through HDMI, and one through DP. The middle monitor is connected through DP, the monitors on the left and ...
user1505570's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
22 views

Why does not exist available "Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter" at "Power & Cables - Mac Accessories"? [closed]

For an old MacBook Pro bought in 2012 as: MBP 13.3/2.9/2X4GB/750/SD Model No: A1278 I have the Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter. Now if in Power & Cables page exists available the old Apple 60W ...
Manuel Jordan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
138 views

macOS Ventura 13.4 | Extend displays instead of Duplication

I have Apple M1 Pro 14 Inch with two monitors Lenovo 27 Inch Monitor with USBC support and a Display Out port LG 24 Inch - 24gm79g I connected my laptop to Lenovo monitor via USBC and connected my LG ...
eXpLoIt's user avatar
1 vote
3 answers
4k views

Can I get my 2020, M1 Macbook Air to drive two different external displays?

Is there a way to get a 2020 MacBook Air (M1) to drive two external displays, specifically where one of the displays does not have USB-C/Thunderbolt? The Macbook Air has two USB-C ports (both "...
tkp's user avatar
  • 317
1 vote
0 answers
21 views

Connecting a 2015 MacBook Air to a Dell monitor with DP and HDMI ports [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015) which I want to connect to a Dell 24 USB-C Hub Monitor - P2422HE. Which cable is best suited for this connection? The monitor has DisplayPort and HDMI ports. ...
Avantgarde's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Black screen during full screen playback on 2015 MacBook Pro retina

Any streaming video played back full screen results in periodic black screens, as if it's buffering, but it only happens with the mini DP connection, not HDMI, and doesn't happen with locally stored ...
zencraft's user avatar
  • 173
0 votes
0 answers
18 views

Is it possible to connect a second external monitor to Macbook Air Mid 2013? [duplicate]

I have one external monitor connected to Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter on MacBook Air Mid 2003. Now I have a spare monitor with DVI, HDMI and VGA input amd I'd like to add that as a second external ...
rapsik's user avatar
  • 9
0 votes
0 answers
76 views

Mac Mini M2 - no image with ATEN 4 Port USB 3.0 4K DisplayPort KVMP Switch

I have a new Mac Mini M2 connected with a USB-C / Thunderbolt to DisplayPort cable with the ATEN 4 Port USB 3.0 4K DisplayPort KVMP Switch with the model number CS1924 for Video. I also have a USB3 ...
andreas's user avatar
  • 247
1 vote
0 answers
626 views

Mac does not recognize DisplayPort through a hub

I have a 2020 MBA M1. I bought a DP to Type C cable and a complementary hub to use my macbook with an external monitor in clamshell mode. I found out everything works well when I connect the DP cable ...
Nomaan's user avatar
  • 41
1 vote
0 answers
24 views

Chained audio setup works on everything but Mac

I have a setup where I have a dock that plugs a single USB-C connection into a computer. The dock has a DisplayPort cable to a monitor with a 3.5mm audio jack which some headphones are plugged into. I ...
James P. Wright's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Dual monitor setup on 2019 MBP

I currently have a 16 inch 2019 MBP with an Intel CPU and an Intel UHD 630 integrated GPU. OS is Monterey 12.6.2 I was looking at purchasing the Dell U2723QE which I'll call Monitor 1. This monitor ...
rk92's user avatar
  • 113
2 votes
2 answers
379 views

USB-C to DP cable yields only 30Hz

I am using a MacBook Pro 2017 (two USB-C ports, running Ventura) and want to connect it to a Dell P2415Q monitor. For that reason, I have bought this USB-C to DP-cable. The monitor shows 4K @ 30Hz ...
Bubaya's user avatar
  • 261
2 votes
1 answer
295 views

USB-C to HDMI to DP

I have a MacBook Pro 2017 (two USB-C ports only), running Ventura. I have a USB-C to HDMI female adapter and a HDMI (male) to DP (male) cable to connect everything to a Dell P2415Q. But there arrives ...
Bubaya's user avatar
  • 261
1 vote
1 answer
89 views

Can I have dual monitors on my MacBook Pro (Early 2011)? [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Pro (13") from Early 2011 and want to use 1 external monitor as extended monitor. When I connect my Xiaomi Redmi 1A 23.8" Monitor in Mini Display Port Using HDMI to DP ...
Abdullah Al Azim's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
454 views

MacOS Ventura confuses monitors

I have a M2 Mac Mini Pro running Ventura 13.2.1 connected to three Samsung LU28R55 monitors. One is connected with a USB-C to Display Port cable, one is connected via an HDMI cable, and one is ...
Nemo's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
487 views

After macOS update, monitor keeps defaulting to variable refresh rate, goes black

I've got an Acer K272HUL monitor and an M1 Mac mini running macOS 12.6 Monterey. Before this latest update (forget what I was on before), the monitor worked fine. Now, whenever my Mac sleeps the ...
sudo's user avatar
  • 1,055
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do use DDC/CI to change input to my Mac when a USB device is connected to it?

I have a single Dell monitor with a Mac Studio connected to it using USB-C and a laptop running Ubuntu connected using HDMI. I also have a KVM but I'm only using that for input devices, not video ...
Callum Gare's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
549 views

Why isn't my MacBook Pro detecting 2 out of 3 of my monitors?

I'm having an issue extending 2/3 of my displays on my MacBook Pro. I have two 24inch Lenovo monitors, one 27inch Samsung monitor, one Lenovo docking station and my MacBook Pro. My three monitors all ...
create's user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

2022 Apple Mac Studio M1 Max w/ dual displays 4K@144 Hz

I just received a 2022 Mac Studio M1 Max, additionally I purchased a Thunderbolt 3 to dual DisplayPort 1.4 adapter: OWC Thunderbolt Dual DisplayPort Adapter When attempting to connect both displays, ...
Lt.Fr0st's user avatar
  • 131
3 votes
1 answer
4k views

HDMI to DisplayPort adapter for a M1 MacBookPro

At my new job, I received an Apple MacBookPro to work on. Some specs: 16-inch 2021, Apple M1 Pro CPU, one HDMI port. This Mac has USB-C ports and does not have any legacy mini DisplayPorts. Can you ...
radui's user avatar
  • 163
1 vote
1 answer
163 views

Mac Mini won't boot with LG 34 UW monitor Connected

Kind of an edge case, so not sure if anyone can help with this. I purchased a new LG 34WP88C for my aging Mac Mini 2012 (6,2) hoping it could drive the display and it does, brilliantly, at 3440 x 1440 ...
kevllar's user avatar
  • 245
10 votes
2 answers
15k views

No display scaling option in System Settings for external display in macOS Ventura

I have an Iiyama PL2779Q monitor that I’ve been using for years without a problem. I connect my Macbook Pro to it through the displayport. The resolution is 1920 x 1080, which is fine. However, since ...
Flobin's user avatar
  • 251
0 votes
2 answers
907 views

External Monitor suddenly stopped working in full resolution

I know there's been a lot of these issues in the past, but here's mine (which seems a little bit different). I have a MacBook Pro 2019 (Intel-based) and two monitors attached to it: one 1080p plugged ...
franpen's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
104 views

Monitor with mini display output into thunderboldt to USB-C adaptor

Staying somewhere and having trouble using their monitor which has a mini-display input. I have a thunderbolt to USB-C converter which the mini display fits perfectly into (see picture). But it doesn'...
Muon's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
718 views

Second external display to be connected always has washed out colours

I have a 14inch 2021 Macbook Pro M1 Max. I've attached 2 external displays (2x LG Ultragear 27GP850) via the anker thunderbolt 4 mini-dock connected with a thunderbolt 4 cable to my mac, and USB C to ...
Ed_'s user avatar
  • 113
1 vote
0 answers
553 views

No signal on external monitors via USB-C to DisplayPort to DVI

For the past few months I've been plugging into two monitors (HP 1920x1080) via the following connection without issue: MacBook | USB-C -> DisplayPort (adapter) | DisplayPort (cable) | Monitor I ...
Steven Jones's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
462 views

How do I get MacOS 12.5 to daisy chain thunderbolt monitors to an Intel Macbook Pro 16?

I have 2 x Apple 27 Cinema Thunderbolt Displays. I recently acquired an Intel 2019 Macbook Pro 16. I've been running the cinema displays for the last few years using an apple brand Thunderbolt 3 to ...
Jack Murphy's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
1k views

No signal to external monitor: Mac with basic M1

Today I bought a new external monitor (Samsung Odyssey G3) to use alongside my Mac with basic M1 running macOS Monterey 12.5. The connection cable type is HDMI to USB-C. However, when I bought the ...
Okroshiashvili's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
984 views

Trying to get 3840x2160@60Hz working. Macbook Air M2, Sharp PN-K321 "4K" monitor. Where am I going wrong?

I'm hoping someone can help. I'm trying to get my Macbook Air M2 working at 3840x2160@60Hz with my new to me Sharp PN-K321. I can get 3840x2160, but only at 30Hz. Things I've tried: 2 different brand ...
user3741732's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
75 views

upgrade to 12.4 - multi-monitors go bad

MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) Updated to 12.4 this AM - I have a CalDigit TS3 USB-C docking station, with 2 external monitors (3 total screens) - previously this worked great. Now one of the screens is ...
user3696153's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
30 views

MBP 16 can't remember which monitor is which

I've been running a 2019 MBP 16 with 2 (different) monitors fine for 2 years, I upgraded to 2 identical monitors and every time the MBP wakes up from sleep or restart it's as though it randomly ...
Rich's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
973 views

External monitor not working with hdmi - display port adapter

I have an external LG monitor that I used to use with my previous computer (Macbook Pro 2012) by using a Display Port - Mini Display Port cable. Recently I got an M1 Macbook Pro (M1 Max chip, running ...
LNah's user avatar
  • 23
1 vote
0 answers
1k views

Apple Studio Display DP/USB speed is a mystery

There is an iPad footnote: When connected to iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd and 4th generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (1st and 2nd generation) or iPad Air (5th generation), Studio Display USB-C ports deliver ...
chx's user avatar
  • 468
0 votes
1 answer
957 views

MacBook Pro 2015 does not output video via HDMI or MiniDisplay port

Problem I have a 2015 MacBook Pro. I also have a JVC television with an HDMI port. When I connect the two via an HDMI cable, the laptop appears to recognize that I've connected to another display (the ...
Alex Johnson's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
130 views

Gamer Monitors Not Working Properly with Mac Mini Late 2018

I have a 2018 Mac Mini Late and for a few years I have noticed strange behavior on monitors. When I turn on the monitor and then the Mac, the monitor displays "No Signal" messages as if the ...
Tom's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
61 views

How to use monitors that connected to Mac mini as external monitor for Macbook Pro?

I have 2 monitors for my Mac mini at home, and recently I decided to buy a new Macbook m1. The problem is if I want to use those 2 monitors as external monitors for my Macbook, I have to unplug the ...
Tobey Tran's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
85 views

Plugging an old MBP into a newer hub (TB2>TB4/USB-C)

I have a mid-2014 MacBook Pro, which has 2x Thuderbolt 2, an HDMI and 2x (degraded) USB 3 ports. I also have a new Kensington Thunderbolt 4 hub, with two monitors connected to it (TB4>DisplayPort). ...
Xophmeister's user avatar
3 votes
2 answers
31k views

Does my Mac support 'DisplayPort Alternate Mode' so I can use a KVM?

I'd like to buy a new monitor and have been looking at models that have an in-built KVM switch functionality as this would both reduce cabling/connections and enable me to use the monitor for home and ...
JBRWilkinson's user avatar
  • 1,905
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Best port to connect Macbook Pro's USB C port to external monitor

What's the preferred external monitor port to connect a Macbook Pro with USB C ports only (a 2019 Macbook 16) if the monitor doesn't have USB C ports? I read that USB C natively carries data in ...
Youcha's user avatar
  • 227
0 votes
2 answers
183 views

Which of the following hub adapters for the 2021 M1 Pro MacBook would allow me to use 4 display monitors total?

I have just bought the MacBook Pro (14-inch, 2021) featuring the Apple M1 Pro chip. From previous research I understand that it natively supports 2 additional display monitors, but I need a total of 4,...
Eduardo J. Sanchez's user avatar

1
2 3 4 5
12