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Posted by Jeff Nguyen on 12th Mar 2014

So What Can You Use Your Mini Display Port Adapter For?

This is a good question that a lot of people are going to ask because perhaps you're the owner of a MAC and have never heard about these extras that you can get for it. We are here to answer the questions that you have regarding the mini display port adapter and what it is able to do for you and your MAC.

Q: What am I able to connect the mini display port adapter to?

A: You can connect your MAC to any standard analog monitor, a projector or an LCD screen that is able to use this type of cable to be connected to it.

Q: Is it easy to plug in and where is the port located on my MAC?

A: It is very easy to plug into both the MAC and the other platform that you will be connecting to. You just slide the plug right into the slot on both. Depending on the model of MAC you have – the plug is able to be anywhere. As a general rule though, on desktops it is on the monitor in the back where laptops will have it in the back or on the sides. Check with your booklet to find your plug.

Q: Are there other names for the mini display port adapter that I should be aware of?

A: The mini display port adapter is also known as a VGA adapter. This should be kept in mind when you're reading the manufacturer's instructions on where the cord is, where it can go and so on.

Q: What is the cable used for exactly? What can I do with it?

A: You're able to watch a multitude of movies, shows, your MAC screen, watch your game and so forth on a much bigger screen with the help of this adapter. You can show off presentations and everything else without having to worry about showing or watching your smaller sized MAC screen.