Jump to content
tsam19

Mini Display Port Male to Male Cable vs Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt

1 post in this topic

Recommended Posts

Hello all

 

Before I spend my money on expensive Thunderbolt cables. I want to use a machine to check another machines display, mirror the contents on a bigger screen.

 

I ask this question; has anyone successfully connected their MacBook Pro to iMac using a mini display port male to male cable ? (plugged into both thunderbolt ports on both machines) CMD + F2 ?

 

I know Thunderbolt to Thunderbolt cable will do it, but will the mini display port cable male to male do it also ?

 

Any downsides to using the mini display male to male cable ?

 

I know I could check the display using a mini display port cable to HDMI adapter and just connect direct to TV also.

 

Thanks for reading.

 

Screen Shot 2020-02-07 at 16.55.11.png

Screen Shot 2020-02-07 at 16.55.54.png

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Advertisement

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×