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Archived - Mac mini (Original): Compatible Apple displays

Learn about Apple displays compatible with the Mac mini (original).

 

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The Mac mini (Original) has a DVI-I port on the back of the computer that allows you to connect any display that uses a DVI interface.

In addition, the Mac mini (Original) comes with a DVI to VGA adapter, if you prefer to connect a VGA monitor to your Mac mini.

If you connect a DVI monitor to the Mac mini (Original), it can display digital resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 pixels, depending on your monitor. If you use the included DVI to VGA adapter, the display port supports analog resolutions up to 1920 x 1080 pixels, depending on your monitor.

The following Apple displays can be used with a Mac mini:

Apple Cinema HD Display (23-inch DVI) M9178xx/A DVI Compatible
Apple Cinema Display (20-inch DVI) M9177xx/A DVI Compatible
Apple Cinema HD Display (23-inch flat panel) M8537xx/A ADC Use DVI to ADC adapter
Apple Cinema Display (20-inch flat panel) M8893xx/A ADC Use DVI to ADC adapter
Apple Cinema Display (22-inch ADC) M8058xx/A ADC Use DVI to ADC adapter
Apple Studio Display 21 M6204xx/A VGA Use included DVI to VGA adapter
Apple Studio Display 17 (ADC) M7649xx/A ADC Use DVI to ADC adapter
Apple Studio Display 17 M6221xx/A VGA Use included DVI to VGA adapter
Apple Studio Display LCD (ADC) M7928xx/A ADC Use DVI to ADC adapter
Apple Studio Display LCD (DVI) M7612xx/A DVI Compatible
Apple Studio Display LCD M6356xx/B VGA Use included DVI to VGA adapter

The following Apple displays are not compatible with a Mac mini (Original):

Apple Cinema HD Display (30-inch DVI) M9179xx/A DVI NOT compatible
Apple Cinema Display (22-inch) M7478xx/A DVI NOT compatible
Apple Studio Display (17-inch CRT) M7770xx/A ADC NOT compatible
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