What cable adapter for external display?

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by Soundhound, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Soundhound macrumors 6502a

    Mar 29, 2006
    For my white 24" iMac Core 2 duo? I've got my hands on an inexpensive acer monitor (will be just fine for my needs) and want to use it with my iMac. What adapter or cable do I need?

    On the monitor there is a VGA port and a DVI port.

  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    Either you have Mini DVI or Mini DisplayPort as video output on the iMac.
    Below is a short summary on both ports and should help you decide what adapter you can use.


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