Projector setup for the macbook lenovo projector setup 1 connect the projector - ensure that both your laptop and the projector are turned off connect are peripheal devices (mouse, etc) connect the svga cable from the a/v station on the wall to the laptop's blue video port turn the laptop on. It depends on what mac you have (and what input your projector accepts) if you have a mac with an hdmi port— precisely, any retina macbook pro, a mac mini (late 2010 or newer), or a mac pro (late 2013)— you will be able to just plug in an hdmi cable from your mac to your projector if it supports that. 2 connect one end of the usb cable to the usb port on the back of your optoma projector, and then connect the other end of the cable to an available usb port on your macbook.
Home support projectors brightlink series epson brightlink pro 1460ui you are eligible to receive a redemption code for a smart notebook software license if you: purchased a brightlink pro projector through an education institution in the us and canada (on going) how do i connect my projector to a mac. Hdmi vga projector cannot connect to macbook pro ask question up vote 13 down vote favorite 1 can i connect a projector with hdmi to my mac pro's dvi connector using an adapter 2 connecting a vga monitor via thunderbolt to a macbook pro 2 macbook pro latest retina: output to monitor with vga 1. Every mac with a mini displayport allows you to connect an external display or projector using an adapter you can use an external display as your main workspace or to extend your desktop, or you can work in mirrored mode with a projector so you can view what your audience sees.
When hooking up your windows computer to a projector, you will probably want to use “duplicate” or “projector only” for windows vista and xp, you can do this by pressing the fn button and the appropriate function button at the same time. Simply connect one end of the vga adapter to the output port on your laptop (this port is next to the headphone connector on the ibooks), then connect the other end to the appropriate connector on the projector or external display. Connect to a projector or pc content provided by microsoft applies to: windows 10 select product version when you're in a conference room and need to project, connect your pc using one of the cable connectors in the room, press the windows logo key + p, and then choose one of the four options: pc. My roommate has a macbook pro and i own a macbook the pro can be hooked up to our projector and we watch movies my laptop does not have a port for the projector. All epson projectors can be connected to any pc or mac with a usb cable (the same usb cable that you use for printers) that will be the easiest way to do it but if you have a projector that can't be connected with usb then you will have to get an adapter, like mini-display port to vga or hdmi or whatever connection you need for the projector.
Displaying to a external monitor or projector your thinkpad is equipped with one or more external display connectors, vga (all models), displayport (t420s) and mini displayport (t430s, x1 carbon), so that you may connect to an external monitor or the classroom multimedia projector. If the right connector didn't come with your mac, then you should go to the apple store and find the one based on your specific model you'll almost certainly want something with vga output to connect to your projector (that end is the same for most of the cables), but what you need on the mac end depends on your computer. The mac worked if connected directly to the projector but when tried with the signal extender/amplifier, the projector could not identify the signal “hdmi – no input” thank you.
Best way to connect a macbook pro to a projector ask question if you'd like to connect your macbook to the projector or some other external audio device, you'll need a separate, but again, quite standard, audio cable to do so) share | improve this answer answered may 9 '12 at 14:35. How do i hook the data projector up to my laptop instructions for setting up your g4 mac or macbook with a data projector 1 plug the mac into the outlet – do not turn on yet 2 connect the wide male end of the white mac adaptor to the laptop 3 connect the narrow female end of the mac adaptor to the blue vga male cord. Connect the single plug end of the home theater cable to the audio connection that's on the projector connect the projector to a power source by plugging in the power cord to the socket on the projector. Connect to hdmi from your mac mac computers can use an hdmi cable or adapter to connect to an hdtv, display, or other hdmi device if your mac has an hdmi port, you can use the apple hdmi to dvi adapter to connect to a dvi display mac computers don't support using cec (consumer electronics control) to control hdmi devices.
Macbook air models are available with an 11-inch display and a 13-inch display, while macbook pro models are available with 13-inch display and a 15-inch display all macbooks come with a thunderbolt port, which you use with a separately purchased adapter to connect to a vga projector. Again, note that the latest macbook pro models have an hdmi port, so you wouldn’t need an adapter on one of those macbook pro models, you can just directly connect an hdmi cable between the mac and the tv. Instructions for setting up your g4 mac or macbook with a data projector plug the mac into the outlet – do not turn on yet connect the wide male end of the white mac adaptor to the laptop connect the narrow female end of the mac adaptor to the blue vga male cord.