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Click on the Apple icon in the upper left hand corner of your menu bar and select About This Mac from the menu. In the dialog that appears click on the More Info... button to bring up the detailed about dialog. Click on the System Report... button and you'll get a split-window dialog that has hardware components down the left side and details on the right. ...


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The latest Mac models with either Thunderbolt or Mini DisplayPort can't directly output composite/S-Video (older Macs with micro-DVI could do this when using the right adapter). Therefore you need a converter box (powered via USB or separate power supply) that takes a VGA signal and converts it to composite or S-Video, which can be connected to the TV. You ...


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Select Graphics/Displays from the output of system_profiler. In a mac terminal, type: system_profiler SPDisplaysDataType The output will show something like this with your card name and details: system_profiler SPDisplaysDataType Graphics/Displays: AMD FirePro D500: Chipset Model: AMD FirePro D500 Type: GPU Bus: PCIe Slot: Slot-2 PCIe Lane ...


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You can get full resolution with mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort or mini DisplayPort to Dual-link DVI. Dual-link DVI supports up to 2560x1600 pixels resolution. DisplayPort supports that resolution or even higher. You will not get full resolution with mini DisplayPort to DVI. DVI is limited to 1920x1200 or something similar. You usually won't get full ...


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You should connect the monitor through DisplayPort. You will need a Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable for this. You will be able to get the full resolution of the display this way.


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Yes - you might be overlooking that all the Display Port adapters work perfectly well with Thunderbolt macs. Just place it at the end of the chain. It's not an issue since your VGA or HDMI device isn't going to have another Thunderbolt port in the chain to send the data further. You are necessarily connecting at the end of the line. The Moshi is my ...


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Instead of the 2-part chain Mini-DisplayPort-to-VGA-adapter --> VGA-to-RCA/composite-or-S-video-converter, you could use this one-step converter: Mini DisplayPort/ThunderBolt to RCA-composite/S-video converter (NTSC/PAL) (Amazon.com) Mini DisplayPort/ThunderBolt to RCA-composite/S-video converter (NTSC/PAL) (HDTV Supply) In addition to the above links, ...


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Both the fact that it is independent of the OS you are running and that it disappears after some time/warmup period indicate that this is an hardware issue. Take the laptop back to the place you've got the video card changed to have it fixed.


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I have a MacBook Pro 15" with Retina Display and a Seiki 4K monitor. The monitor works great at 2160x3840 with HDMI plugged into the MacBook Pro's HDMI port. I bought an Accell Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter (Accell says it works @4K and is compliant with HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2 high bit rate). I can only get 1080x1920.


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Actually it is called a MINI-DVI (not Midi as in the first part of your question), but yes it is. I believe this is a white iMac, these had Mini-DVI (the first Alu iMacs also had Mini-DVI). This changed just around 2011 with the 2nd Generation of alu iMacs (display port) and the latest generation (Thunderbolt). See here for details and comparision and ...


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The way to "fix wrong subpixel layout setting on Mac OS" is using System Preferences, Display, Rotation 180 degrees (from Standard). This makes an external LED display switch from BGR to RGB pixel orientation. However you also complain your fonts look terrible. Under System Preferences, General, uncheck Use LCD font smoothing when available. Now ALL fonts ...


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Yep, Plug your iPhone into your MacBook via Lightning-to-USB cable. Open QuickTime Player (it's on every Mac) While QuickTime Player is running, click File in the menu bar. Select "New Movie Recording" (not "New Screen Recording" like one may think) Click the arrow on the right of the record button to open a dropdown Select your iPhone under the camera ...


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No. It's an audio port not an audio/video port. Per the Apple Support site: Mac Basics: Ports on your Mac HDMI and the Thunderbolt Ports will carry both digital video with audio, but your analog audio port (denoted by the headphone icon) will only carry audio. Your option here is to get an HDMI to Composite adapter that will convert the digital video/...


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Technically this is possible. The trick, however, is finding the adaptor you will need to achieve it. I've seen many USB-C to HDMI adaptors on the market, but I don't recall seeing a USB-C to dual HDMI adaptor. On the other hand, some people have achieved connecting two displays to a single USB-C port using a couple of different connectors. By this I mean ...


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You can buy a USB Type-C to HDMI and a HDMI doubler, overall you can get these two for around $10. I found these two to reccomend for you: Doubler Coverter It would best to double check your options though.


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You gotta love the heightened level of complexity that simplifying things down to one connector has made things. Let's sort it out.... USB-C is the connector type. It's the physical interface specification just as USB-A, USB-B, USB-Micro, USB-Mini are all physical connectors. It's not a USB port, nor is it a Thunderbolt port. USB 3.0/3.1 is the USB ...


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Based on what you've described, this currently is not possible unless you JailBreak your device. If you're willing to do that, there are a couple options available through Cydia. First, there's ScreenSplitr, which pairs your device with your computer through a program called iDemo and allows you to have real-time iOS demonstrations. If you just want to ...


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You can do a couple resets to the computer to see if it resolves the issue. Disk utility (application) > select 'Macintosh HD' on the left-hand column > and click VERIFY disk under FIRST AID. This takes about 2 - 3 minutes and will let you know if you have a corrupt hard drive which might be causing that issue Reset PRAM -- Shut computer down > hold ...


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Try picking up a mini displayport to displayport cable like the Accell B119B-007J Using the display port was the only way I found to get the max resolution.


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Mac OS X should detect the supported resolutions when you connect the display. Your problem might indeed be related to the adapter and cable you are using. According to the HDMI 1.4 spec, standard HDMI cables only support resolutions up to 1080i. I suggest you use the DisplayPort or DVI port on your monitor instead, and buy the appropriate adapter for one ...


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HDMI will provide a higher resolution. You don't need to use any sort of special 'Mac' or Apple produced cable for this - DVI to HDMI cables are widely available and affordable from the Internet retailer of your choice. Just hook it up and you're good to go. (N.B. while HDMI is capable of carrying Audio as well as Video, the DVI output on your MBP does not ...


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Same problem here with a Specter x20G Naga III monitor. A few days ago I tried to set up a new Mac mini for my wife. There was no video from the HDMI to DVI converter. I plugged the old Mac mini (circa 2007 but updated to Snow Leopard) in and the video worked just fine. I called Apple Care, they made an appointment with me at the Genius Bar, I took the new ...


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I have the original one and it works just great. From my experience, ~99% of the projectors have a VGA port, some DVI. To be on the safe side, I would rather pick VGA than DVI if I'd had to choose one. I cannot say much about the non-official VGA adaptor, but I am using the original VGA adaptor for years now, and I am completely satisfied. But I also have a ...


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You need a Dual DVI adapter to take advantage of the full resolution of your monitor. With a Dual DVI adapter you'll be able to use "...up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colours"


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Well it really depends on WHICH MacBook Pro you have as there are a number of output options available. If you have a fairly recent one I would get the mini display port to HDMI adapter available from Apple (or Amazon, or whoever) and an HDMI cable and use that. It also has the benefit of carrying audio as well so you don't need a separate audio cable. I ...


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You aren't going to like it but turn it upside down.. Then you will get RGB


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Monoprice sells a Mini-DVI to HDMI adapter (as well as other Mini-DVI adapters). http://www.monoprice.com/Product?p_id=4852 Mini-DVI and DVI are the same electronically, but the mini connector is much smaller and a regular cable will not fit.


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It could be the adapter? I bought mine at Monoprice for $6.82! Notice it says with Audio support in the title. Mini DisplayPort to HDMI® Adapter w/ Audio Support Product Number: 5311 and it works purfectly on my MBA with the Sharp TV. It is not worth for $4, but if you must, look in your about this mac, or your System Utility display if it shows the ...


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I have a Macbook Air 13 (Early 2014) and have bought the Dell U3415W display which has a native resolution of 3440x1440. I could connect it with the supplied miniDP to DP port in the native resolution (3440x1440) as well as with a Belkin miniDP to HDMI adapter and an HDMI cable in the native resolution. I know this does not exactly answer your questions as ...


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