Rev A Macbook Air and new Apple 24' LED Cinema

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by drmalan, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Dec 17, 2008
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Is there a possible way to use a Rev A Macbook air on the new 24" LED Cinema Display?
    Are there adapters for Rev A Macbook Air allowing them to use the mini display port?

    Seems unwise for Apple to make a product that is less than 8 months old obsolete.
  2. macrumors 6502

    Aug 3, 2007
    Right now there isn't. As a matter of fact, this applies to all Apple computers that are just a few months old and don't have a display port. I'm sure someone will make an adapter soon as Apple has made it's mini display port an open standard.

    Why don't you look at the 23" Cinema Display instead. It's a great monitor and it's cheaper.

  3. macrumors regular


    Dec 12, 2008
    its also smaller, doesn't have a built-in iSight, and doesn't have a glass glossy screen either :)
  4. macrumors member

    Dec 6, 2008
    Vancouver, BC
    I think a lot of people would see that as a benefit.
  5. macrumors 65816

    Oct 28, 2007
    Just wait for retailers such as to start selling generic versions of the needed cables. :D
  6. macrumors newbie

    Sep 2, 2008
    i am so losst as to why they cant connect....
  7. macrumors newbie

    Jan 31, 2008
    It's doubtful that without some $100+ adapter that it would ever work.

    It's kind of like why you can't hook up your Firewire drive to the USB port on your air. The DVI and DisplayPort are different standards...

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