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external display

  1. danallen

    How I Fixed My Flickering External Monitor (cmp 5,1)

    Mine started with a slight flicker every five seconds or so when awaking from sleep. After a few minutes it would clear up. Over a period of a week, it got worse, to the point of seriously alarming, even after cold booting the cheese grater. "Oh no, I am going to need to get a new graphics...
  2. Mdb78

    Can you run 6K XDR pro + 5K display at same time on M1

    Hey - has anyone had success running a 6K display and 5K display on the M1 mini at the same time. Specs say it can only handle 6K and a 4K display. Is this 100% true or has anyone managed a work around. Any help/advice welcomed.
  3. mattsea

    M1 MBP with 4K 60Hz display, non-clamshell?

    I have an M1 MBP. I connect it to my external display (DELL S2721QS) using a HyperDrive Viper hub. When my MBP is in clamshell mode, the external display works at 4K 60Hz resolution. When the MBP is open, the external display only works at 4K 30Hz. My hub and HDMI cable are both capable of 4K...
  4. V

    My MacAir won't connect to an external display after doing so

    My MacAir's display was automatically mirrored to an external display when I plugged in the thunderbolt adapter cable. I went to another place and when I connected the charger having the external screen connected and duplicated, it did not turn on the green light, but when disconnecting the...
  5. jent

    LG 27UK850-W monitor with inconsistent flicker

    I recently bought the LG 27UK850-W 27" 4K UHD IPS Monitor but took a few weeks before I unboxed it. Today I am on the final day of my Amazon return period and although I still have a one-year warranty from LG to get it repaired for free if need be, I wanted to know if anyone has experienced...
  6. davemcollins

    Does a dead display use processing power?

    Hello All, I've spent weeks scouring the internet but I can't find the answer to this question: Does the dead display of an iMac or MacBook use any CPU/GPU power? For example, I have a Mid 2012 13" MacBook Pro with a dead display that I've been using as a desktop (with an external display)...
  7. D

    Arrangement Tab is missing in System Preferences > Display after MacOS 11.2 in Macbook Pro Late 2013

    Hi, After I updated to macOS 11.2 in Macbook Pro (Retina, Late 2013), I decided to use an old Monitor I already had to use as my main display because I wanted a larger screen. I have never connected an external monitor to my Mac. This was my first attempt. The Monitor is ViewSonic VA1928wm LCD...
  8. A

    M1 Mac External Display - Fuzzy Fonts & Colors - YPBPR vs RGB

    Hi All! Long time windows users transitioning to Mac. Old setup was a Dell Latitude hooked up to a Dell Ultrasharp U2415, one at home, and the other at work (laptop carried to and fro). Bought a M1 Macbook Air, and am absolutely thrilled with the performance, and with the fluidity of the...
  9. S

    Night Shift on LG 38WN95C only works in PBP.

    Hi guys, I have a strange problem with my external monitor. I have an ultra-wide LG 38WN95C hooked up to my MacBook Pro 16" running Big Sur (although I had the same problem on Catalina). I noticed a while ago that night shift is not turning on. At first I thought, that the display does not...
  10. D

    MacBook Pro 16/Air M1 external USB-C screen turning black - NEC EA271U

    Hey everyone! I just bought new monitor for my home office setup - NEC EA271U and have some serious issues with it when trying to use USB-C connection. When it is plugged in it charges the computer just fine, displays screen for about 10s and turns black/no signal, while it is still visible in...
  11. D

    External Display poor quality

    Hi, I do not use forums often so I hope this is the right place. I just purchased a new M1 Mac mini. Very excited for the performance and graphic performance. I set it up and I have it connected via HDMI to my 43" insignia Fire TV. However, the display is of poor quality and many of the icons...
  12. H

    Unresolved network path in Dock stops refresh Dock and Background for 30 seconds, when refresh by change of resolution external screen

    Added an item from Finder to Dock. It is a network path to private NAS (let's call it NAS-Dock item). The bug appears when the NAS is not turned on and a Question Mark is displayed at Dock. The bug is: When I change from internal to external display/screen the resolution will change and the...
  13. A

    Help Needed : M1 Macbook with Dell Ultrasharp 1080p Monitors?

    Greetings to fellow MR forum members!! Would be glad to get some advice from folks here regarding using M1 Macbook with Dell Ultrasharp 1080p monitor. My current setup is: Dell Latitude E7450 Laptop (Windows 8.1). The laptop resolution is 1920 x 1080 Dell Ultrasharp U2415 24 inch, 1920 x...
  14. 2

    Use 4K monitor with 2010 MacBook Pro 15 inch (NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 256 MB)

    Hi. I’ve been searching for this on various forums for a while now and not quite sure yet before I make a purchase. I have the following: 2010 MacBook Pro 15 inch 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 4GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M 256 MB Intel HD Graphics 288 MB I love my old Mac and the fact that I'm...
  15. dukee101

    5K 27“ computer monitor recommendation?

    I'm looking for a 5K 27" computer monitor but it seems there is literally only one option on the market: the LG/Apple UltraFine 5K 27" display. I prefer this resolution at this size because it amounts to 220 PPI, which is 'Retina' (HiDPI) at macOS's native integer scaling. Apparently there...
  16. budhardy

    144Hz refresh rate on external display

    Hi, I have a Dell S-Series 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Gaming Monitor (S2719DGF); QHD (2560 x 1440) up to 155 Hz; 16:9; 1ms Response time; HDMI 2.0; DP 1.2; USB; FreeSync; LED; Height Adjust, Tilt, Swivel & Pivot I go into my settings on my MacBook Pro and I only see 60hz. I pressed option on...
  17. dukee101

    Best portable external display for MBP w/ USB-C?

    I'm going to be on the road for a while, leaving me without my large monitor setup like I'm used to. I'd like to still have some expanded screen real estate, and thinking about doing so via either (1) Sidecar through my iPad, or (2) an ~$180 USD portable external monitor (connecting it to my 16"...
  18. J

    2019 Macbook Pro 16 Persistent Issues with Monitor Compatibility

    Hi All, First post here, thanks for the useful information people have put together in these forums, I have often found them very useful! I do have a definitive question to ask, so here it is first: Should my MacBook Pro be compatible with LG38wk95c monitor to be used as external display...
  19. R

    iMac 2019 as External Display for PC (Laptop)?

    I've searched everywhere in the internets and tried everything I could find, but it does not appear that this is possible. Hoping smarter people than me have figured this out. Here's my scenario - like everyone else, I'm spending a lot more time working at home. I recently upgraded to the iMac...
  20. M

    iMac late 2014 (1st 5K version) as external monitor in home office

    Hi guys, since I'm currently working from home and do not have a lot of space to put another display on my desk, I'm wondering if there is a way to use my late 2014 iMac (first 5K-version) as an external monitor for my windows laptop from work. I know that Apple discontinued the general...