Mini-DVI to Displayport adapter?

Black Diesel

macrumors regular
Original poster
Mar 15, 2011
I own a 2008 iMac 24" with a Mini-DVI port. I just bought an ASUS PA246Q 24" monitor to use with it. I was told to definitely connect the iMac to the displayport on the ASUS? I can't seem to find a Mini-DVI to Displayport adapter but I did find this Mini-DVI to DVI-D adapter:

Can someone provide a link to a Mini-DVI to Displayport adapter? Or, if it's okay to use the Mini-DV to DVI-D above let me know and I'll just buy that one.



macrumors 6502a
May 26, 2010
Lawton, OK
Use the Mini-DVI to DVI-D adapter.

There is no such thing as a (Mini-)DVI-to-HDMI or (Mini-)DVI-to-DisplayPort -- there's only the opposite (HDMI-to-DVI or DisplayPort-to-DVI). This is not only because HDMI and DisplayPort can carry higher resolutions, but also audio and support HDCP.


macrumors newbie
Mar 29, 2017
There is no such thing as a (Mini-)DVI-to-HDMI
Actually, there is now. I don't know about when this quote was written but there's Mini-DVI to HDMI adapter from Model MDVIHDMIMF
Current as of this writing. if you are reading this in the future it may be different or missing. I can't control that.
If it's gone, just keep searching.
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