Macbook Air External Display

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by mototriu, Aug 3, 2012.

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    iAppl3Fan

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    lol.....buy a regular monitor and save yourself the trouble. it's not design for your MBA.
     
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    You'd need an ADC to DVI adapter, which were huge and expensive, then a DVI to Mini Displayport adapter. That would get it connected anyway. Do you realise your screen in the MBA has a higher resolution than this 17"?
     
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    Predator69

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    anyone notice that the MBA mid 2012 cannot work with any VGA device ? This is really a turn down since I need to connect to projector for presentation and such.
     
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    What makes you say that? from tech specs for MBA

    Intel HD Graphics 4000
    Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors

    Thunderbolt digital video output
    •Native Mini DisplayPort output
    •DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
    •VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)•Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)
    •HDMI audio and video output using third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter (sold separately)
     

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