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Second Monitor: How to enable it on Mac Mini?

2710 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: May 6, 2012 8:12 PM by den.thed RSS
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May 5, 2012 9:42 PM

hey guys, my current setup is 1 screen connected via HDMI and the other i want to make use of can be connected via DVI (also supports VGA.) i ordered a mini-dvi to dvi-adapter port and it'll be arriving in a couple hours.

 

anyway, to do a trial run, i tried using the DVI monitor by using the Apple supplied HDMI to DVI adapter, but when i plugged the monitor in it just said "no signal" and nothing happened. i also have a VGA(for old monitor) to DVI(for newer graphics) adapter i bought some time ago, but never got the chance to use it. could it work if i connected the mini-dvi adapter to the VGA adapter and then finally plug in the DVI adapter? i hope i'm explaining this clearly. would this work if there were three adapters plugged into together?

 

thanks

Mac mini

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