Can I use the Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter with this iMac?

jaypee68

macrumors regular
Original poster
Sep 20, 2007
115
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I have this iMac...

Introduced April 2008
Discontinued March 2009
Model Identifier iMac8,1
Model Number A1225
EMC 2211
Order Number MB325LL/A
Initial Price $1,799 (2.8 GHz) $2,199 (3.06 GHz)
Support Status Supported
Colors Silver and Black
Weight and Dimensions 25.4 lbs., 20.5" H x 22.4" W x 8.1" D

Can I use this with it?

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB570Z/B/mini-displayport-to-dvi-adaptor?fnode=51

I'm only asking because the MacTracker app says the port is a Mini-DVI, and the Apple product description says the adapter is for a mini displayport. Are Mini-DVI and Mini DisplayPort one and the same?
 

rkaufmann87

macrumors 68000
Dec 17, 2009
1,760
38
Folsom, CA
I have this iMac...

Introduced April 2008
Discontinued March 2009
Model Identifier iMac8,1
Model Number A1225
EMC 2211
Order Number MB325LL/A
Initial Price $1,799 (2.8 GHz) $2,199 (3.06 GHz)
Support Status Supported
Colors Silver and Black
Weight and Dimensions 25.4 lbs., 20.5" H x 22.4" W x 8.1" D

Can I use this with it?

http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB570Z/B/mini-displayport-to-dvi-adaptor?fnode=51

I'm only asking because the MacTracker app says the port is a Mini-DVI, and the Apple product description says the adapter is for a mini displayport. Are Mini-DVI and Mini DisplayPort one and the same?

Nope, your machine has mini DVI output. So you need a mini-dvi to dvi adapter.