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Old 04-06-2004, 03:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Mac monitor compatibility with PC?

May I connect Mac monitors to PC's?? Or do i need some adapter or anything of the kind??


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Old 04-06-2004, 03:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Look at the connector of your monitor, if it fits to the connector of PC than connect it. Anyway I'm pretty sure that you can connect it to a PC. But if you want to be 100% sure go to the Monitor manufacturer site and see in the monitor specs if it compatible to a PC.

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Old 04-06-2004, 04:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If the monitor uses DVI-I or VGA you can. If is uses an ADC connector then you have to use an ADC-DVI bridge or an ADC-VGA bridge. Search Google for more info on both (Dr. Bott sells both types of adaptors)

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Old 04-10-2004, 11:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Cool "Enter the Macintosh"

If your mac monitor fits anywhare in the back of your computer dont use it if the connector looks like this:

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That means that it's a MIDI\GAME port. (Not for monitors.)

But if it's different, the ATI Radeon 7000 pro is a good choice.

Or, you can just buy a used ATI 3D Rage pro AGP card ($9.00) and you can use your TV as a monitor.

Cool huh?

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