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superstarmc
Mar 15, 2012, 07:52 AM
Is there any way to get a resolution of 1920x1080 on a 11 MacBook air hooked up to a Samsung monitor? My 2011 MacBook air says max resolution 1300x700 and the text is kind of blurry. This is my monitor http://reviews.bestbuy.com/3545/2099051/samsung-27-led-monitor-black-reviews/reviews.htm Thanks.



simsaladimbamba
Mar 15, 2012, 07:55 AM
What adapter do you use?
And 1920 x 1080 pixel on a 27" might not really look that good, as other displays of that size go up to 2360 x 1440 pixel.

superstarmc
Mar 15, 2012, 08:01 AM
What adapter do you use?
And 1920 x 1080 pixel on a 27" might not really look that good, as other displays of that size go up to 2360 x 1440 pixel.

I'm using this one.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfish%26%23153%3B+-+Mini+Display+Port-to-HDMI+Adapter/2343706.p?id=1218321954502&skuId=2343706&st=rocketfish%20hdmi&cp=1&lp=12

simsaladimbamba
Mar 15, 2012, 09:28 AM
You have MirrorDisplays unchecked?
System Preferences > Displays >> Arrangement >>> Mirror Displays (http://www.usingmac.com/2008/6/19/setting-mirror-display-for-your-mac) (but know, that the display with the lowest resolution determines the maximum resolution used on both, thus one display will have a lower than native resolution, except when both displays have the same native resolution)
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10644330/MR_Image_Hotlinks/MR_screenshots/MR_screenshots_05_2011/MR_mirrordisplays.png

Have you looked at SwitchResX (http://www.madrau.com/whatis/whatis.html) yet?

superstarmc
Mar 15, 2012, 09:35 AM
You have MirrorDisplays unchecked?
System Preferences > Displays >> Arrangement >>> Mirror Displays (http://www.usingmac.com/2008/6/19/setting-mirror-display-for-your-mac) (but know, that the display with the lowest resolution determines the maximum resolution used on both, thus one display will have a lower than native resolution, except when both displays have the same native resolution)
Image (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/10644330/MR_Image_Hotlinks/MR_screenshots/MR_screenshots_05_2011/MR_mirrordisplays.png)

Have you looked at SwitchResX (http://www.madrau.com/whatis/whatis.html) yet?

Yes I do have mirror displays turned on. Ill adjust the setting when I get home and see how it looks. Thanks.