Help needed to connect External LG lcd monitor to MACBOOK 13''

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  1. sunnymac macrumors newbie

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    Hi Friends,

    Recently I bought MACBOOK 13'' white, and with it I bought LG W1934S 19 Wide LCD Monitor. The Monitor has VGA port. Online I checked MIN -DVI to VGA cords..But they are very small (6''). Could you please help me to find a suitable ( lengthy) cord. Thanks in advance.


    Sunny
     
  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    You need the miniDVI to VGA adapter and then the regular VGA monitor cable from the adapter to the monitor.
     
  3. sunnymac thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks

    Thanks alot for the info. Could you please suggest any websites to purchase MINI DVI to VGA cord cheaply . thanks again
     
  4. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    http://store.apple.com/us/product/M9320G/A?fnode=MTY1NDA5OQ&mco=MjE0NTg3Ng (Apple's mini dvi-->VGA) $19.99

    or

    http://www.monoprice.com/products/p...=10419&cs_id=1041912&p_id=4850&seq=1&format=2 (monoprice's mini-dvi-->VGA) $8.25


    PLUS THIS

    http://www.monoprice.com/products/p...id=10201&cs_id=1020102&p_id=85&seq=1&format=2 (VGA Cable) $3.14
     
  5. Spares macrumors member

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    he probably has the VGA cord... they normally come with the montior
     
  6. sunnymac thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks guys!!!

    Thanks guys for all your help..I found what I need..You guys rock !!!1
     
  7. Spares macrumors member

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    If you dont mind, could you post a picture of how this looks once you get yours hooked up? I have a 23 inch LG widescreen and wouldnt mind doing the same if it works good!
     
  8. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    MB--->MDP to VGA or DVI adapter---> VGA or DVI Cable to monitor.

    that's all it is.
     
  9. dmmcintyre3 macrumors 68020

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    MacBook Whites do not have Mini DisplayPort they are Mini DVI

    If you want to know if you need the Mini DVI to VGA or DVI adpater the DVI plug is square the VGA has slanted sides

    VGA
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    DVI
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  10. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    He didn't mention what model he had. But fine, Mini-DVI for a white/blackbook, mini-DP for a unibody.
     
  11. sunnymac thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I will post it by this week

    Once i get my MIN-DVI to VGA cord, i will post the pics. and once again..thanks guys..you guys are very helpful....keep rocking...have a nice weekend...
     
  12. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

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    You might be lookin' for a longer cord/cable from your TV to the MacBook adapter; I was in the same situation and just purchased a nice 12' cable at BB for really cheap...:)
     
  13. sunnymac thread starter macrumors newbie

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    What is BB?

    Could you please tell me what is BB means?
     
  14. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    BestBuy
     

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