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moofman Dec 19, 2000 01:07 AM
Performa's monitor on Powerbook?
Hey,
I was trying to hook up my old Performa 6116CD's monitor to my new Powerbook (firewire) and the connection is different, they both have the same lable, on the connector and the powerbook but the size is different, the monitor's cable is bigger. What kind of connector do I need for this so I can have a dual monitor going on? That would rock.

C'Ya,
Stephen
 
Misha Dec 19, 2000 08:14 AM
That monitor has the Mac VGA connector, while PowerBooks have the standard VGA connector. You need an adapter, which costs about $10-$20. Griifin sells one.

Mac Connect
Connects most Mac monitors including Apple's Multiple Scan displays to a PC. PC type HD-15 Male to Mac DB-15 Female
0262-PCM
$16.00

[This message has been edited by Misha (edited 12-19-2000).]
 
The Dude Dec 22, 2000 03:12 AM
Actually, the Firewire Powerbooks shipped with that same exact connector. Atleast mine did.

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