MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010): External ports and connectors
Learn about the available ports and connectors on the MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2010).
|The ports (left side, back to front) and what they do|
|MagSafe power port||Plug in the included 60W MagSafe Power Adapter to recharge the MacBook Pro battery.|
|Gigabit Ethernet port (10/100/1000Base-T)||Connect to a high-speed Ethernet network, a DSL or cable modem, or another computer. The Ethernet port automatically detects Ethernet devices and doesn't require an Ethernet crossover cable.|
|One FireWire 800 port||Connect high-speed external devices, such as digital video cameras and storage devices. Connect an adapter or cable to use this port as FireWire 400, FireWire 200, or FireWire 100.|
|Mini DisplayPort (video out)||Connect to an external display, projection device, or TV that uses a DVI, HDMI1, or VGA connector with a separate adapter. You can purchase adapters for supported video formats from Apple.|
|Two high-speed USB (Universal Serial Bus) 2.0 ports||Connect a modem, iPod, iPhone, mouse, keyboard, printer, disk drive, digital camera, joystick, and more to your MacBook Pro. You can also connect USB 1.1 devices.|
|Headphone out/optical digital audio out/analog line in port||Connect external active speakers, headphones (including iPhone), or digital audio equipment. You can specify audio analog line in functionality, which supports audio equipment with line level analog outputs, by selecting Sound Input in the Sound pane of System Preferences.|
|SD card slot||Transfer photos, videos, and data to and from your MacBook Pro with an SD card.|
Note: The security slot is on the right side of the computer, near the optical drive.
- Make sure to use a VESA-compliant adapter for full HDMI capabilities.