Cinema display MDP to DP

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by AkuskaUK, Sep 19, 2016.

  1. AkuskaUK macrumors 6502

    AkuskaUK

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    Hi everyone,

    Just a quick question, if I was able to get hold of a 27" ACD with the mini display port, would I be able to use a MDP to display port adapter to my Mac Pro (GTX770) and still be able to use the mic, speakers and camera?

    Also, if anyone has a 27" ACD (non-thunderbolt) for sale, please message me. I have also made a WTB in the market place forum.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Childs macrumors member

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    You should have access to the camera and mic if the display's USB cable is plugged in to your Mac. I used one of these monitors at work on a cMP with a 5870 and use the camera.
     
  3. AkuskaUK thread starter macrumors 6502

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  4. Childs macrumors member

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    Also, you might be better off getting a cheaper new monitor and just getting a webcam. At home I use a Logitech C920 and it works with FaceTime and most things.

    http://imgur.com/vrOvZuJ

    The camera isnt recognized by FCP or iMovie, but the mic is. You can always record with QT Player. Anyways, just something to consider. The Apple thunderbolt/mini displayport monitors are still kinda expensive, even though they are fairly old.
     
  5. AkuskaUK thread starter macrumors 6502

    AkuskaUK

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    Thanks for the replies! I was asking because I have a Cinema Display arriving in a few minutes actually. I was about to order it when I made this thread.

    Thanks for your help though, it's greatly appreciated!
     

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