Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter question

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  1. stoomc

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    Hi all, I have the new alu macbook and would like to hook it up to my LCD. I have found the connection I need... Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter - Apple Store (U.K.)
    However, it seems there are quite a few people out there having problems with connecting to a Samsung.
    Does anyone know if this is still an issue and does anyone connect their macbooks to a Samsung?

    Any help would be highly appreciated.

    Thanks :)
     
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    Have connected my MBA rev.b (mini-displayport) via VGA to my Samsung as well as my MacMini (dvi) via VGA - no probs here ...

    Jon
     
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    I have problems connecting any computer via VGA with my samsung LCD, macbook/eebox/my custom build. But a restart usually stops any problems occurring.
     
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    Thank for the feedback guys, a lot of info on the net would had you believe that it wouldn't work with a Samsung at all.
     
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    I have the mini-dp to DVI adapter which is connected to a DVI to HDMI cable which is then connected to my Samsung A656/ everything working perfectly!
     
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    A post on some other forum regarding this that I read, made mention of the pin wiring in the vga cable the OP used with his mini-display port to VGA adaptor being the problem. Might be worth googling for that to get a better idea
     
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    There is a firmware update which might just help ... hard to say!

    Click 1 click 2
     

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