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30" Apple Cinema Display Low Resolution.

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Hi,

 

I have a 30" Apple Cinema Display, a DL-DVI to HDMI adaptor and a 2013 MacBook Pro. That's all well and good, but the resolution of the Cinema Display is topping out at 1280x800.

 

If anybody could give me some ideas - as I'm stumped - that would be great, and your help would be most appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance.

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When you connect an Apple Cinema Display (30-inch DVI) to your computer, you may find that the highest available resolution is 1280 x 800 even though the optimum resolution for the display is 2560 x 1600. This can happen if the display has a single-link DVI connection instead of a dual-link DVI connection.

Straight from Apple.

http://support.apple.com/en-za/HT201927

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The power block, DVI cable and everything else associated with the 30" Cinema display is original Apple that came with the display. I saw it working just recently with the prev owner's PC.

 

The DVI to HDMI adaptor is Dual-Link, as already stated in the OP...

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you may look for mini thunderbolt to dual link DVI to try it.

 

OK, but I honestly can't see why that would do anything, since HDMI can support 4K, surely 2560x1600 should be a breeze! :P

 

I have ordered one, nonetheless...

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