turn off iMac screen while connected to hdmi?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Outkast27, Apr 21, 2013.

  1. Outkast27 macrumors 6502

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    Is there a way to turn off my imac screen while it is connected through hdmi to my samsung led? It will not dim all the way off like my mbpr does....
     
  2. blanka macrumors 68000

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    Not possible. Apple makes a MacMini for that. In the past when the Mini's were not as fast as the iMacs, I had an iMac where I disconnected the internal display cable, so it could lay flat on its face with a NEC 30 inch display on top.
     
  3. RoastingPig macrumors 68000

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    ballin.
     
  4. joeltcaron macrumors newbie

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    turn off imac screen

    Try
    Ctrl + Shift + Eject

    although, im afraid it might kill the second output
     

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