external monitor

  1. beppedessi

    Problems with my external monitor

    Hi guys, three months ago I leaved my home to stay with my parents during the lockdown, leaving behind my external monitor (the complete setup is in my signature). Today I have returned to my home and I discovered that if I set the refresh rate of my external monitor to 144Hz from 120Hz in...
  2. E

    mbp 16 w lg 32ul950-w or lg 5k2k monitor or benque 3200? Which do you recommend?

    I have mbp 16 coming and want an external monitor. I am looking at the lg 32ul950-w . lg 5k2k monitor or benque 3200? Which do you recommend? Which has the least problems with MacBook ? Someone told me I need to find one with native resolution but havent seen one with the 16inch's...
  3. E

    external monitor recommendations with mbp16?

    I am looking for an external monitor for my 16 mbp. Anyone recommendations for one that looks good and works well with the 16 64gb ram and 8gb video card. 4k would be nice (should I even bother with 5k), color calibrated for photo and graphic design work and between 27-34 inches. Also do I...
  4. C

    Mac OS (external monitor) website passwords without Touch ID and putting system to sleep?

    Hello, I have just added an external monitor to my MacBook Pro 16" and have a few questions: 1) When using my actual MacBook when I use safari and go to a website and want to log in I am able to use keychain to input my password, when using an external monitor and keyboard this isn't an option...
  5. Tim Cahill

    iPad External monitor support iPadOS 13.4

    Can anyone confirm if iPadOS 13.4 finally brings full screen experience when connected to an external monitor?
  6. S

    eGPU for Adobe CC experiences

    Hi all, I've been reading a bit about eGPUs and am thinking of adding one to my 2017 15" Macbook pro (2,9 ghz i7 + 16gb + radeon 560 4gb). When using the egpu it'll be used with a 4K 32" monitor. I already checked egpu.io and other sites, a lot focus on gaming. I use Adobe Photoshop, Indesign...
  7. D

    Macbook 15" 2019 and powering options with external monitor.

    Hi Guys. I am considering a 27 inch monitor (BenQ 2720U) to use with my Macbook 2019 15 inch model. This monitor can supply up to 65 Watts through TB3 which i guess is not enough to charge my laptop under heavy loads (i think it needs 87 watts, right?) So i plan to have the laptop connected to...
  8. K

    MBP 2012 black screen on an external monitor in bootcamp

    Hello everyone, I have this issue that I want to resolve. I have searched for the answer for hours on google, etc. So, I have an MBP 2012 13'' with Bootcamp installed. Everything works fine until I plug in an external display to it. The system (DEVICE MANAGER, INTEL HD GRAPHICS sees the...
  9. Q

    Resolutions Available When Connecting to an External Monitor

    I want to buy an external monitor specifically for my MBP and according to everymac.com its maximum resolution supported on an external display is 2560 × 1600. a. If I buy a 2560 × 1440 (aka QHD) monitor, will I be able to select and use a 2560 × 1440 resolution (in System Preferences >...
  10. M

    How Do I Get 5120x1440 Resolution on Macbook Pro?

    Hi, I have a mid 2015 Macbook Pro and I just received the: 49" CRG9 Dual QHD Curved QLED Gaming Monitor (model number LC49RG90SSNXZA). The monitor is working, however, I get the following message on startup: The optimal resolution for this monitor is as follows: 5120 x 1440 60Hz Current...
  11. K

    Is it possible to get more than 60hz on an external monitor with a macbook air (2018) ?

    As the title states. I really like my MacBook Air, the only downside being (Mac in general) the lack of gaming possibilities. I now play games through the Geforce Now streaming service. It's actually quite great, allows me to play any game I like (also windows exclusives). I would like to...
  12. nemoryoliver

    Will the iMac 5k + 4k Monitor thru Mini Display Port work at 60Hz Full Resolution?

    Hi guys! I wanted a 2nd monitor for my iMac 27" 2019, but don't want to spend much on a thunderbolt/usb-c monitor. I am looking at this Samsung Monitor LU28E590D5 https://s.lazada.com.ph/s.upKN it's the cheapest 4k monitor with IPS panel. I'm hoping I can make it work at full 4k resolution @...
  13. henryseiden

    When does "Deep Sleep" occur in MBPr 2017

    When will this model go into Deep Sleep from the time you enter Sleep mode (⌘ menu>Sleep)? I am having a problem waking a certain monitor on my dock from sleep and want to test the time like I experience in an over night situation while I actually observe the issue. Running OS 10.14.5 (Mojave)...
  14. Q

    The issue of Apple blocking some monitor cables after macOS Sierra

    I've a MacBook Pro 15" 2010 running the latest version of High Sierra and I'm looking to buy an external monitor, as well as the right cable to connect it to. Its only monitor port is a miniDisplayPort though. I read online that after macOS Sierra, Apple blocked some third party monitor cables...
  15. M

    external monitor does not wake after sleep (MBP mid 12)

    I have a very annoying problem with my 13 inch Macbook Pro mid 12 running Mac Os 10.13.6 and an iyama ProLite E2783QSU 24” display connected via display port. When my Macbook goes to sleep while NOT connected to the power chord, the external display does not wake up, once I wake up the MBP. I...
  16. drdaz

    CalDigit TS3+ owners, screen behaviour

    Hi there Since I bought my new setup (2018 MBP 15 w/ Radeon 560X, CalDigit TS3+, 2x LG 4k monitors) last year I've been seeing some weird behaviour, and I'm wondering if anybody else sees the same thing. When my laptop is connected to my 2 screens via the dock, when the machine turns off the...
  17. W

    Resolved Help! Black bars around image external monitor when connected to MBP

    Dear all, I just ordered an ultrawide external monitor (LG 29WK500) to use along with my Macbook Pro (13", Early 2015). However, when connecting the monitor to my MBP, black bars of approx. two cm (left/right) and one cm (top/bottom) appear around the image. The image on the monitor does not...
  18. jdarcy

    Blurry text on external monitor?

    Hi all - please take a look at the attached picture. Maybe I am just so used to my MacBook screen that this just seems too blurry. What do you think? I am using a 2017 MacBook Pro connected to an LG 29" UltraWide monitor (2560x1080) via a Belkin USB-C cable. Pictures look ok, but the text just...
  19. fl68dds

    MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2016) black screen at start up with no sound. external. monitors work

    I assume it went to sleep and the display did not wake....I am taking it in under apple care, but just wonder why is the cause. I have tried all the tricks I believe that I found online. Would be nice to have it work till I get it in the shop. Will boot in safe mode.
  20. tedwill

    How to Disable Presentation Mode

    Hello. I recently purchased an LG external monitor for my 2013 MBP. Whenever I connect it via the HDMI interface, it runs in Presentation Mode, and hides all the icons on the desktop. Is there way to use an external monitor, without presentation mode coming on automatically? I searched the...