Macbook Pro To iMac

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Pickles007, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. Pickles007 macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2013
    Hey All

    i just purchased an mac book pro(model identifier MacBookPro11,2) and was wondering if i am able to connect it up to my older iMac.
    The iMac is a July 2010 model (model identifier iMac11,3)

    I understand that i will more then likely need to purchase another cable but am not sure on which on to get and have not been able to find any good info online

    Many Thanks in advance

    Pickles :)
  2. priitv8 macrumors 68040

    Jan 13, 2011
    You can connect them via Ethernet. Or even wifi and without any cables.
  3. headphonia macrumors newbie

    Jul 14, 2012
    Depends on what you mean by connect.

    If you mean using your iMac as an external monitor via target display mode then you'll need a thunderbolt cable. For more information see:

    If you simply want to share files between the two Macs then you just need to be on the same network.
  4. Pickles007 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Dec 31, 2013
    TDM thats what i want

    Thanks for that ill look into it some more

    Thanks again


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