Does Mac mini support pivot?

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by chompop, Mar 16, 2010.

  1. chompop macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2010
    Hi Folks,

    I am considering buying my first Mac, the latest model Mac mini. Could you Mac mini owner please check and confirm whether Mac mini support pivot function on display port and DVI port. This is so important and it is a make or break decision for me.

    Sorry if this has been asked before.. I did search but could not find the answer I need.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. spinnerlys Guest


    Sep 7, 2008
    forlod bygningen
    I don't have a Mac Mini, but have several other Macs and even my iBook (in Mac OS X 10.3/.4) does support rotating the desktop on an external display, thus I conclude the feature is built into the Mac OS X rather than the hardware, as the hardware does not really care if it has to display 1920 x 1080 or 1080 x 1920.

    Can you go into an Apple Store or any other store where Mac Minis are sold and test it out yourself, you can even ask that they show you, as that is one of your major selling points.

    Or you can contact Apple via phone and ask them, if they could verify that ability.

    Either way, it is located in System Preferences > Displays.
  3. Gordy macrumors 6502a

    May 22, 2005
    Bristol, UK
    As above it's built into os x. My mac mini which is a month old certainly supports it.
  4. Pomeroy macrumors 6502


    Sep 27, 2008
  5. OrangeSVTguy macrumors 601


    Sep 16, 2007
    Northeastern Ohio
    From mine as well....

    Kinda fun to change it back once you flipped it 180* :p.

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  6. MultiFinder17 macrumors 68000


    Jan 8, 2008
    Tampa, Florida
    Check another in the yes category :)

    The Cinema Display is on the Mini-DVI port using a Mini-DVI-DVI adapter, and the SyncMaster is on the miniDP using a miniDP-VGA adapter.

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  7. chompop thread starter macrumors newbie

    Mar 16, 2010
    Thanks a lot guys for information. :)

    Mac mini, here I come :D

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