Using the iMac as a display is finally an option with these converters, and while somewhat expensive, they are not out of reach for the average consumer. On the flip side of the coin, you have to congratulate Apple for taking a step in the right direction by finally allowing the iMac to function as a display, something desired since the first iMac in It’s a bit on the pricey side for a little piece of plastic, but it does EXACTLY what it’s supposed to do, it works, it’s hanging behind the computer, I don’t think about it, and it’s the only game in town. Low End Mac is funded primarily through donations. I had this problem and end up changing the LED display for a Thunderbolt display and bought the newest Macbook pro, still I’m enraged about it. Unfortunately, they keep upgrading peripherals so this came with a mini-display port. Rated 3 out of 5 by RGG from Beware!
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Atlona Dual Link DVI to Mini DisplayPort Converter AT-DP B&H
Some have complained of it being flimsy or cheap but it’s a plastic adapter that takes your mini-display port and plugs that into your DVI port on your older computer along with a USB slot for power. When pluged in, lines appeared and spots green and purple. All of our advertising is handled by BackBeat Media. Rated 4 out of 5 by peterbeeh from working well nice to have a solution to be able to put my dvi pc output through a minidisplay port.
cpnverter What more can I say. Unfortunately, they keep upgrading peripherals so this came with a mini-display port. Even though it is unable to pass through very high resolutions, the Xbox or PS3 will only be able to view p because iMac 27″ doesn’t accept i or p. Rated 5 out of 5 by warrencs from For a MAC I never had problems with BH but i think that you must test the products you are selling. See any errors on this page?
Atlona At-dp400 Dual Link DVI to Mini DisplayPort Converter
Rated 3 out of 5 by RGG from Beware! Rated 5 displaypport of 5 by marzh from Does exactly what it’s supposed to do.
No Longer Available Update Location close. This was a waist of money Date published: For Playstation 3 and Xbox users, you can use the AT-DP converter without additional devices at resolutions up to p.
Using the iMac as a display is finally an option with these converters, and while somewhat expensive, they are not out of reach for the average consumer. We want to help maximize the life of your Apple gear.
DVI-to-Mini DisplayPort Converters: A Ray of Hope for the 27″ iMac | Low End Mac
Users can use the connected monitor as their main display or extend their desktop using it as an additional screen. This number is for advertising only. Low End Mac is funded primarily through donations.
Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. As of this writing, there are two solutions that can transform a video signal into a Mini DisplayPort signal.
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We believe in the long term value of Apple hardware. Input 1 x DVI male with 7″ Plug and play, no problem. On the flip side of the coin, you have to congratulate Apple for taking a step in the right direction by finally allowing the iMac to function as a display, something desired since the first iMac in I decided I needed to upgrade to a bigger display, but thought I’d save the department a few bucks by keeping the computer and ordering rvi new monitor, so I got the Dissplayport 27 LED Cinema Display.
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As for the signal conversion convfrter, you have to consider that this is the first wave of such solutions. I found to my dismay–and confirmed with the manufacturer–that this device is not designed to work with a dual link DVI-I output, but only with a dual link DVI-D output. I received this item which is the only one on the market to plug a cinema displayoort 24 to a old version of Mac mini.
It’s a bit confusing to figure out what is required to connect a MackBook Pro without a mini-DVI port to the new display but this does the trick.