Trouble with mini-DVI-to-video adapter - MacRumors Forums
Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jun 22, 2009, 10:34 AM   #1
TheBlueLeopard
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Trouble with mini-DVI-to-video adapter

I just bought the Dynex Mini-DVI-to-video adapter on eBay, and I can't tell if the part is broken or it just doesn't work with my machine. Or some third thing.

I'm trying to connect my iMac (which I bought about a year and a half ago) to my TV via S-Video. I have no reason to believe the cable isn't working, but my Mac won't recognize the second display. I've previously used a VGA monitor with another Dynex adaptor and had it work fine.

I'm starting to suspect the part (which says it's designed for laptops) may require a different graphic card than I have, even though the Dynex "help" line said it should just be plug-and-play.

Any help or insight would be greatly appreciated. Anyone else have this problem, or know more than I do? If this is the wrong part, what would I need to accomplish this setup? Thanks in advance.
TheBlueLeopard is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > Apple TV and Home Theater

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mini DVI to DVI Adapter? thriii Mac Peripherals 3 Feb 17, 2014 12:30 PM
Problem with Mini Display to HDMI+DVI+DisplayPort and DVI to VGA adapter hi5grant MacBook Pro 3 Feb 27, 2013 01:43 PM
No video via DVI on Mac Mini G4 but I get video via DVI to VGA adapter iJny9956 PowerPC Macs 4 Feb 21, 2013 09:02 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:38 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC