connecting wii with iMac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by ycwee37, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. ycwee37 macrumors member

    Oct 4, 2010
    hello there,
    i'm using an 2011 iMac and i'm trying to connect Wii to the computer but i'm not sure now i'm able to do it.
    can anyone please tell me what to buy in order to connect them?

    thanks a lot
  2. glitch44 macrumors 65816

    Feb 28, 2006
    AFAIK, you can't. 2011 iMacs iMacs support Target Display Mode, but only when the device they are connected to is also a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac
  3. russofris macrumors regular

    Mar 20, 2012
    I do not believe that you will be able to connect a Wii directly to an iMac via thunderbolt. You will likely have to procure a USB video capture device. This will enable you to view Wii (and other analog video devices) on the Mac.

    Example (I do not own one, so I cannot recommend brand/model):

  4. Moneymiike420 macrumors regular


    Jul 18, 2012
    I was wondering the same thing ,but with a ps3

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