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external monitor

  1. cedarm

    Trying to hook my Macbook Air M2 to a Sharp PN-K321 with USB C to DisplayPort cable but only getting 30hz. Shouldn't this combo be able to do 3840x216

    Hi all, I have a M2 MacBook Air, and I'm trying to get 3840x2160 @60hz out of my new to me Sharp PN-K321 display which I got second hand. This monitor, as I understand it, is capable of it, and so is the M2. I bought a cable from Amazon that I thought would do the trick (no link so I don't get...
  2. M

    Do QHD external monitors look bad on M1 Max?

    Hi there, I currently use a u4021qw (WUHD 5120 x 2160) and the font and images look great. I recently started playing around with a LG 38wn95c-w (QHD 3840x1600) and noticed that the fonts look much worse. I was looking at the forums and there is mention that M1 processors do not handle external...
  3. C

    Thermal Problems with MacBook Pro 2016

    I am having issues with my MBP 2016. Mojave 10.14.6 I can't run the charger and an external monitor at the same time without CPU limiting. I am monitoring with Terminal pmset -g thermlog The ambient temperature is around 27°C. If I have the charger and a monitor at the same time, even at...
  4. R

    File Sharing between 2013 MBA and M1 Mini?

    Hello everyone! Days ago I started a thread to think which MacBook I should buy. I'm the middle of my PhD and I wanted to replace my 2013 MBA for a M1 MacBook. Nonetheless, the prices are high and I would have to buy even more docks and adapters because the newer models are basically port-less...
  5. mariovilar

    Overheating and kernel_task with external monitor

    Hello, I've been having problems with my MacBook Pro (late 2019, 16 Inches). Even when I do "non-demanding" tasks and I'm connected to connected to my external display (for example: split external display and Mac display with a YouTube video) the temperature rises suddenly by about 10 degrees...
  6. L

    Studio Display - Colour range vs Mini LED and OLED

    Hi everyone. Looking for some help regarding the Studio Display. Currently on a 2015 13 inch MacBook Air and don't use an external monitor, and looking to upgrade to one of the new MacBook Pro’s, but really liking the idea of having that iMac experience too. All these screens are going to be...
  7. J

    Trying to connect ipad air 4 to lg 27ul850

    I’m trying to connect my new ipad air 4 to my monitor lg 27ul850 using a oficial usb-c to ubs-c 6feet cable and is not working. Do i have to touch something on the monitor or in the ipad?
  8. M

    How can I keep my open windows from moving around after starting my Macbook Pro with external monitor?

    I use an external 4K monitor (LG 43UD79-B) with my Intel 16MBP. I always have this setting checked `Reopen windows when logging back in` when I shutdown my Mac. The problem is that the windows don't always open in the same place upon startup. Chrome windows are usually quite well behaved but...
  9. E

    External Display breaks on macOS Monterey 12.2

    After updating to Monterey 12.2.1, my external monitor no longer registers in its previous (correct) resolution. Its muuuuch lower now. I changed settings in my normal 1920x1080 resolution isnt even an option (yes I tried option+click and SMC reset). I have a second external monitor and that too...
  10. C

    iPad 9th gen. Need adapter to connect monitor and hold charge.

    Hello! I have the latest iPad 9th gen with lightning and I want to connect it to my monitor via hdmi but I need it to hold a charge while doing so. I purchased Apple‘s Lightning to digital AV adapter but returned it because it did not charge my iPad while connected. Is there no solution? Or is...
  11. D

    How has your 14” or 16”MacBook Pro worked with external 27” displays?

    Before I go ahead and order my 14” MacBook Pro, I’d like to hear about how your experience with 27” external displays has been. I’ve read about some issues with external displays and I’m wondering if the majority of owners don’t have any issues at all when running a 27” monitor. Perhaps it’s...
  12. T

    External Monitor Unable to Stay HDR On After Wake with Close-lid M1 MacBook

    My M1 MBA is directly connected to DELL U2720Q with a single USB-C cable. HDR is turned on in both MacOS and the monitor (as DisplayHDR). Confirmed P3 colours and HDR videos can be displayed and played correctly under this set of settings. However, very often the external monitor is unable to...
  13. X

    M1 Macbook screen options

    Hi there, Have been using a MBP 15" (2013 model) but looking for something better performing and lighter in weight. On the resources front I've pretty much decided that a 16GB Air will do. And I'd rather buy a new (better performing) Air a few years down the line, than spending twice the money...
  14. A

    Dell S2721QS & M1 Macbook

    Hi Been waiting almost 1 year to use my M1 Macbook Air with an external display. Currently have a couple of Dell U2415H monitors, and I realize non-4K monitors won't cut it, with Monterey, in terms of text sharpness. Hence decided to go for a 4K. So would appreciate if anyone using the Dell...
  15. ascender

    What's your 15/16" MBP desk setup?

    I'm really interested to know (or see) how all of you with the larger laptop use it while at your desk? Do you just use it without an external monitor? Do you have an external keyboard and monitor? Is the monitor off to the right, left or straight-on? Seems like a waste of a great screen...
  16. K

    Best Monitor for M1 Macbook Air?

    Got a M1 Air few months back for work, and it's incredible. Only problem? When I connect it to any 1920x1080 monitor via HDMI the text is pretty fuzzy, which I can't have as I write a lot for work. I figured a 4k monitor would fix this, but I need to be sure the text won't be fuzzy AT ALL...
  17. L

    Using/buying an external monitor- buying advice

    Hi all- appreciate your opinion on this. I'm using a 2020 M1 Macbook Pro (13"). Love it. I move all over the house. I do, however zoom often and work from my desk. For that setup I fire up my older 21.5" Imac I5 (Late 2012). Unfortunately you cannot use this particular (newer) Macbook with...
  18. H

    Problems rendering this that are red [external monitor]

    Hi guys! I just switched jobs and changed from a 16" MacBook Pro to the 13" one. The old one was from March, so not very old. I have a Sony TV as my external monitor and it worked perfectly with the old MacBook. But after changing to the new one I have issues rendering things that are red...
  19. M

    Mid-2012 Unibody MBP displayport issues

    So basically my mid-2012 unibody mbp 13" has some issues with the displayport. It works and I can use a monitor with it, but when it goes to sleep mode and then comes back on, the monitor doesn't show anything as if it's still in sleep mode. The monitor is being detected and does show under...
  20. W

    Mini-Displayport / External Monitor does not work under Windows 10

    Hello Everyone, Thanks to ReFind, I have finally managed to install Windows 10 on my Early 2011 MBP. Everything is working fine, except that my external monitor, connected via mini display port, is not recognised under Windows 10. The graphics driver is up to date. The external monitor works...