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External monitor connected to MacBook Pro says, “Entering Power Save Mode”

I am running macOS Mojave on a MacBoo kPro. I have connected an external monitor, a Dell E2214H to it using a Cable Matters adapter. On my MacBook Pro, under System Preferences → Displays, there is ...
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2 VGA Monitors to Thunderbolt/USB-C on MBP

I had a previous monitor setup with two VGA monitors connected to my previous MBP, through mini port or display ports (I cant recall exactly but I had two nice big external monitors). Long story ...
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USB-C wifi interference: VGA adapter recommendation (Macbook pro 2018) [duplicate]

I just got a new MacBook Pro and bought this USB-C to VGA adapter to connect it to an external display (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076X2XS9R/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1#...
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Can I attach an Mac mini to a VGA monitor using an HDMI/VGA adapter?

Can I attach the Mac mini to a VGA monitor using an HDMI/VGA adapter? I have a new Mac mini I'm trying to attach to an old monitor that has VGA and DVI inputs. I have VGA cable and HDMI/VGA adapter ...
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VGA monitor no longer recognised on MacMini

I have a late 2012 MacMini. I was previously running with two old VGA monitors both using adapters from HRMI/DP ports on the Mac. I replaced them with a large, QHD monitor running off the DP/...
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Connect two monitors using DVI and/or VGA to USB-C

I have a new MacBook Pro 15'' and want to connect two older 1080p monitors. Each monitor has a VGA and a DVI port. Is it possible to connect both to a single USB-C port of the MacBook? If so, how do ...
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wrong scaling for external HD monitor using VGA, MBP 13"

I know this sounds similar to other questions but bear with me - I've investigated and am not finding any solutions. Sorry in advance for a lengthy question. I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two ...
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Serious usability issues with HDMI external displays connected to USB-C adapter on Macbook Pro 2016

The Apple USB-C HDMI adapter has a very non-intuitive behaviour that makes it difficult to work with. Tested with LG 24MP88 LED monitor and Macbook Pro 2016 with MacOS High Sierra Case 1: Display is ...
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Apple's display adapters over USB-C/Thunderbolt adapter

I just got a new MBP, and I bought a Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter, assuming I could use the VGA, DVI and Ethernet adapters that I already had, so I would only have to buy 1 adapter instead ...
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Securing VGA Output Plus Audio From An iPad

As part of a retrofitting project for my church, I purchased a variety of equipment. The minister has a recent model iPad with Lightning port. I purchased a Lightning to HDMI adapter to get sound ...
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MacbookPro turns off while connecting to a projector via VGA (MBP 13" late 2016 without touchbar)

I am using a MBP 13" late 2016 without touchbar. I use a CableMatters USB-C dongle to connect a VGA monitor to my laptop and it works. However, when I connect an external projector to my MBP (I ...
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Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable to VGA/DVI display?

I'm connecting a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) to an Epson PowerLite 811p Projector. I need a 30-foot cable between them, and would prefer to use the HDMI cable I already have. Is it ...
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USB-C to VGA adapter Apple TV 4

Just out of culture: Is it possible to use an USB-C to VGA adapter with the 4th generation Apple-TV by placing the adapter in the USB-C service port?
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Blurry output to projector

I've connected a high-resolution projector to my MacBook Pro Retina through an Apple Mini DisplayPort-VGA adapter. It gets quite blurry (even for fonts) on the projector. Here are the settings. How ...
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Dual Monitor setup partially working with Mac Mini

I have a 2009 Mac Mini A1283. I have 2 displays hooked up. 1) Mini Display Port -> Mini Display to DVI (female) adapter -> DVI Cable (male to male) -> DVI input on monitor 2) Mini-DVI Port -> Mini-...
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Display with twice the same refresh rate, one works, the other does not

My external display has two refresh rate settings, but both have the same 60 Hz value: If I select the topmost, the screen image is too wide for the screen. If I select the bottom value, all works ...
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Do you think the mini displayPort port could be broken? No image in VGA

I have a MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012) and only recently I could buy a VGA mini displayPort adapter. The adapter is good as I have used it with my brother's 15-inch MacBook Pro and two different ...
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VGA display no longer being recognized by Late 2016 MBP OS Sierra

It's the weirdest thing! It used to work perfectly. My TV at home does not have HDMI, but the VGA input works great. When I ordered this new MBP, I got all adapters from Apple. Today is when ...
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Mac monitor is displaying screen but I cannot navigate my cursor to it

I'm using a VGA adapter to connect my Macbook Pro to an external monitor and I see the Macbook screen on my external display but I'm not able to move my cursor to it. It was working just fine a day ...
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How to detect external VGA display on retina MBP running Sierra?

I have a 15in Macbook Pro (Late 2013 model) which, until recently, had no problem detecting a VGA projector connected via an adaptor connected to either of the Thunderbolt ports. Today I tried it and ...
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Mac screen goes off and on after HDMI to VGA adapter is connected - no image

I've bought a HDMI to VGA adapter (no external power source) so I can use my mid-2015 Macbook Pro with the old projector I have in class. Thing is, as soon as I connect it to the HDMI port (even ...
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Store for old mac adapters

I'm traveling and hoping to quickly obtain a very old adapter in order to plug my 2006 MacBook Pro into a modern display. The laptop has a DVI port, which I believe is the only display output for it. ...
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External Monitor not working on MacBook Pro 2015 with HDMI-VGA converter

I have an HDMI to VGA connector and a Samsung LED screen. The screen is fine, the VGA cable is fine, the connector is fine (tried with different laptops running Ubuntu and Windows). The Problem: I'...
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MacBook Retina with non-retina External Monitor has wrong resolutions

I have just gotten a MacBook Pro retina Early 2015, which I want to connect with non-retina external display. I'm using a VGA to display port adapter to connect it and it does work. However the ...
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Dell monitor does not run on native resolution of 1600x900 pixel when connected to early macbook pro retina 2015 via thunderbolt

just a few hours ago I got 2 dell E2015HV monitors, they are VGA monitors with a native resolution of 1600x900 pixel and since the macbook pro retina does not have any VGA ports I'm using two VGA to ...
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My external monitor doesn't work at full resolution with my MacBook

I've got a MacBook Pro (Early 2015, OS 10.11.2) and I've also got a Dell 2209WAf monitor, which I'm using with a VGA cable and this adaptor. The monitor's optimum resolution is 1680x1050 @ 60Hz and ...
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MacBook Pro Screen Flickering when using HDMI to VGA adapter to connect to external monitor

My MacBook Pro 2014 keeps flickering when I plug in a HDMI to VGA converter to it. I am using HDMI to plug in the HDMI to VGA converter (which is plugged in to my monitor). The screen is just black ...
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MBA & VGA monitor, using strange reduction Thunderbolt-HDMI-DVI-VGA

I have latest Macbook Air and I want try to use VGA monitor. I don't have MiniDisplayPort to VGA reduction, but this: I know that DVI-VGA worked fine on with my old PC, so I don't understand, why ...
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Why do different resolutions with same aspect ratio distort the image on external display?

I attach my MBP (OS X 10.10.4) via VGA to my tv and the aspect ratio is correct when setting an 1360x786 resolution, which is a 1.77 aspect ratio. But when trying to increase the resolution to ...
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1920x1080 resolution not in the options after connecting external monitor on 2015 Macbook air running El Captain

I connected MacBook Air 2015 to my 1920x1080 AOC 22' monitor using mini display to VGA converter. It does not still show me the 1920x1080 option. Tt shows a maximum of 1280x768 only. Can someone help?
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Thunderbolt ports on my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) stopped working

I purchased my MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) just a few months ago for one specific purpose. I use it at my church to run the projector. It's connected through VGA, so I've been using a ...
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How do I connect an external display to my Macbook Pro?

I have a Macbook Pro (Late 2013). I'm trying to mirror the display on a LG M2035A. The monitor accepts VGA input. The monitor comes with a VGA cable. So, I purchased a HDMI to VGA converter, to ...
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HDMI to VGA with USB-C VGA adaptor on 2015 Retina Macbook

I have one of the new Macbooks on the way and have also bought the Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter with HDMI to go with it. If I want to get VGA with this adaptor, rather than buying the ...
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HDMI VGA projector cannot connect to Macbook Pro

Why doesn't the projector find the Macbook Pro when connecting a VGA cable to the HDMI port on Macbook Pro via an adapter? It does work on a Windows machine. I know that to fix this problem one needs ...
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Mini Thunderbolt to VGA not showing video on external monitor but Mac says it is

The external monitor used to be working before, but now, there's no video being sent. The monitor is sleeping when I connect, even though the mac says it's connected. I am using a SyncMaster390b as ...
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How to set the Display aspect ratio to 16:9 explicitly when using a VGA adaptor

Background I was presenting at a venue where the projector supports 1280x720px resolution (16:9) via VGA cable (I've previously used the same room and equipment on an older 2011 MacBook Pro running ...
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Thunder Bolt to Dual VGA adapter

I am having a hard time finding an adapter from Thunderbolt to two separate (not mirroring) VGA outputs. You would imagine that if it is designed to do that Mac would make an Adapter for that very ...
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Are HDMI to VGA converters/adapters compatible with Mac?

Recently I purchased an HDMI to VGA adapter that actually converts the digital signal to an analog VGA signal to connect a computer to an external monitor. It works perfectly with a Windows PC that I ...
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Macbook won't sleep with VGA monitor connected

My macbook pro will not sleep with a VGA monitor connected, via a MiniDisplayport to VGA adapter. When I close the lid, all of the windows shift over to the second screen, and the light on the macbook ...
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Viewing VGA to USB input on a MacBook Pro

I want to use my MacBook as a monitor and keyboard and mouse for my Windows PC. Basically I want to use my laptop as a remote control for a headless Windows 7 PC without lag. I want to play some Steam ...
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13'' Mid-2012 Pro, can I use FireWire to VGA for a triple screen setup?

I have a mid-2012 13'' Macbook Pro. I'm currently using a Thunderbolt to VGA to use a second monitor. I'm feeling myself in need for a third monitor for my work. I was wondering if it was possible to ...
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How can I connect a third monitor to my MacBook Pro 13"?

I already have one VGA monitor connected to my Macbook Pro's Mini Display Port, but there is only one mini display port on my mac, so I'm not sure how to hook up a second external monitor. Should I ...
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Apple Mid 2012 VGA vs Apple retina late 2013 VGA onboard

I'm trying to buy a new mac book. I have two choices: one is Apple Macbook Pro retina mid 2012 with NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024 MB. And another is new macbook late retina 2013 using VGA onboard. I ...
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Connect two VGA dell displays to my macbook?

I want to buy two 17 inch dell displays to use them with my mackbook pro 13 inch with one thunderbolt port but I dont want to buy them until I know that I can use them haha I want to know which ...
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How can I connect two VGA monitors to a Mini using Thunderbolt and HDM adapters?

I am running one VGA display using Thunderbolt/VGA adapter from Apple and it works fine. Trying to connect second VGA display using HDMI/DVI adapter which comes with the mac using an additional ...
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Can 2013 retina MacBook Pro (Mavericks) offer same native 1600x1200 via VGA display that worked with 2009 MBP (pre-Mavericks)?

I have a Samsung 213T LCD, with a native resolution of 1600x1200, that worked great as an external monitor, using a DisplayPort VGA adapter, with my 2009 13" MacBook Pro through several OSX releases. ...
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MacBook Pro to external 24" HP Compaq at 1920x1200 using Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter

I just upgraded OS X from 10.7 to 10.8. While using 10.7 with an HP Compaq LA2405wg external monitor connected via Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter, I was unable to set this monitor's native ...
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What's the max resolution for mini DisplayPort connected to a 2013 MacBook Air?

I've got a new 2013 MacBook Air 13", with Intel HD Graphics 5000, and it came with a Mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter within the box. A mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter is also available from Apple. An ...
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Mini DisplayPort to DVI/VGA Adaptor for projectors

I was wondering if anyone could gimme some advice on buying a "mini-displayport to VGA adaptor" for my MAC BOOK PRO 13" to use with projectors for presentation purposes. The Apple price for the ...
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Newest Mac Mini and VGA monitor won't work via MiniDisplayPort to VGA adapter

I've recently bought a new Mac Mini and tried to connect it to an old LG Flatron 19" VGA monitor. For that I've ordered a MiniDisplayPort to VGA adapter. Unluckily, this didn't work, monitor just ...