Thunderbolt To Vga For Mac

The adapters and cables in this article work with these Mac computers and iPad Pro devices:

  • Mac models that have Thunderbolt 3 ports. These ports support both Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C connections.
  • Mac models that have a USB-C port. This port supports USB-C connections.
  • iPad Pro models that have a USB-C port. This port supports USB-C connections.

I have a MacBook Pro 13.3' with OSX 10.8.4, which I use mostly at home and at workplace to connect to external monitor. At home, I have monitor with HDMI input and at my workplace with VGA input. I'm using a Thunderbolt MiniDisplay port to VGA and a Thunderbolt MiniDisplay port to HDMI cable convertors. USB-C to VGA Adapter, Bincolo USB 3.1 Type C (Thunderbolt 3) to VGA Converter Compatible with MacBook Pro, New MacBook, MacBook Air 2018, Dell XPS 13/15, Surface Book 2 and More 4.5 out of 5 stars 352. Simply connect the adapter to a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port on your Mac or iPad and then to your TV or projector via a VGA cable (sold separately). Use the standard USB port to connect devices such as your flash drive or camera or a USB cable for syncing and charging your iPhone, iPad, or iPod.

Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter. To connect a VGA display, Apple has a USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter ($64 on Amazon). In addition to a VGA to USB-C connection. Use the Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter to connect your Mac to a standard analogue monitor, projector, or LCD that uses a VGA connector or cable. Compatible with Mac computers with Mini DisplayPort and Thunderbolt ports Compatibility. MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015 - 2017).

To find the right cable or adapter for your Mac or iPad Pro, use the information below to identify the connector on the end of the cable coming from your display, hard drive, camera, hub, or other device. Check the end meant to plug into your Mac or iPad Pro.

Thunderbolt 3

If you're using an Apple Thunderbolt 3 cable or other Thunderbolt 3 cable with your display or other device, it will connect to your Mac without an adapter.

The Apple Pro Display XDR and LG UltraFine 5K Display use Thunderbolt 3.

USB-C

If you're using a mophie USB-C Cable with USB-C Connector or other USB-C cable with your device, it will connect to your Mac or iPad Pro without an adapter.

The LG UltraFine 4K Display uses USB-C.

USB-A

If you're using a USB-A cable with your device, use the Apple USB-C to USB Adapter, the Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter, the Apple USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter, or another USB-C to USB-A adapter to connect your device to your Mac or iPad Pro.

To charge an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch from a Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C port without one of these adapters, you can use the Apple USB-C to Lightning Cable instead.

Vga

Ethernet

If you're using an Ethernet cable with your device, use a third-party USB-C to Ethernet adapter, such as the Belkin USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter.

Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2

If you're using a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 cable with a Thunderbolt display or other device, use the Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter.

This is the correct adapter for the Apple Thunderbolt Display.

Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 are not the same as Mini DisplayPort . They have the same shape, but use different symbols on the cable and port.

Mini DisplayPort

If you're using a Mini DisplayPort cable with a Mini DisplayPort display, use a third-party USB-C to Mini DisplayPort adapter. Check with its manufacturer for compatibility with your Mac and display model.

This is the correct solution for the Apple LED Cinema Display.

Mini DisplayPort is not the same as Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 . They have the same shape, but use different symbols on the cable and port.

DisplayPort

If you're using a DisplayPort cable with your display, use a third-party USB-C to DisplayPort adapter or cable, such as the Moshi USB-C to DisplayPort Cable.

HDMI

Thunderbolt To Vga For Macbook

If you're using an HDMI cable with your display, use the Apple USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter or a third-party USB-C to HDMI adapter or cable.

VGA

If you're using a VGA cable with your display, use the Apple USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter. Or use a third-party USB-C to VGA adapter, such as the Belkin USB-C to VGA Adapter.

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DVI

If you're using a DVI cable with your display, use a third-party USB-C to DVI adapter or cable. Check with its manufacturer for compatibility with your Mac and display model.

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Learn more

  • You can use your USB-C Power Adapter and charge cable with any Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C port on your Mac or iPad Pro.
  • If you have an Apple TV connected to your TV, projector, or other display, you can use AirPlay to wirelessly stream video to that display, or extend the desktop of your primary display.
  • Learn about using external monitors with your Mac.
  • Learn more about using the USB-C port on your iPad Pro.