2011 MBA and 29" ultra wide monitor

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Allan in T.Dot, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. Allan in T.Dot macrumors member

    Jul 14, 2010
    Hi all,

    I have a 2011 MBA that I want to hook up to a 29" ultrawide monitor (LG 29EA93 if you were wondering) with a resolution of 2560 x 1080. Problem is, the MBA can only display up to 1440x900. Just to avoid some other potential thoughts you may have, yes, looking for the ultrawide as I deal with a lot of documents and there are no gaming needs. I've had a 27" Dell previously that failed miserably.

    So a few questions for you all:

    Has anyone done anything like this? How does it look or is it not even possible to make use of the ultrawide feature? Can you post a picture of what you have on your screen?

  2. paulrbeers macrumors 68040

    Dec 17, 2009
    Did you do a search? This gets asked about once a month. Yes it is fine to use a 21:9 monitor with a Mac using Displauport
  3. TyPod macrumors 68000


    Nov 2, 2006
    And Yourself?
  4. Allan in T.Dot thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 14, 2010

    I searched but I guessed I used the wrong search string!


    Thanks for the photo!

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