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

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  1. jaypee68 macrumors regular

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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?
     
  2. rkaufmann87 macrumors 68000

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    Nope, your machine has mini DVI output. So you need a mini-dvi to dvi adapter.
     
  3. jaypee68 thread starter macrumors regular

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  4. jaypee68 thread starter macrumors regular

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    Cool beans. Thank you sir.
     
  5. rkaufmann87 macrumors 68000

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    Your welcome.
     

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