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tuzz

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Jun 9, 2016
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I currently own a Mid 2012 Macbook Air and a 27 inch Cinema Display, which works great.

I've just bought a cheap 4k television and was wondering if there's any way I could plug that in an have both displays running at the same time? I don't need a high frame rate as the screens are for programming on.

If it's not possible, what's the cheapest Mac I could buy that would be capable of driving these displays and how would I connect them? The 4k television supports HDMI 2.0, but probably not much else.

Thanks in advance!
 

mountain

macrumors 6502
Dec 17, 2007
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I might be wrong but I don't think the 2012 Air can handle both 4K tv AND 27" cinema.
 

Apple fanboy

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Feb 21, 2012
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Behind the Lens, UK
I currently own a Mid 2012 Macbook Air and a 27 inch Cinema Display, which works great.

I've just bought a cheap 4k television and was wondering if there's any way I could plug that in an have both displays running at the same time? I don't need a high frame rate as the screens are for programming on.

If it's not possible, what's the cheapest Mac I could buy that would be capable of driving these displays and how would I connect them? The 4k television supports HDMI 2.0, but probably not much else.

Thanks in advance!
A Mac mini would drive both monitors.
 
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