thanks for the help. Update, 8:30AM, April 9th, 2020: Added information about using Sidecar with an iPad. To get back to native resolution, I had to hold the option key and click the "Scaled" radio button on the secondary display. Basically I got the UMBP 17" on friday, and attached it to my external monitor. I just received my HDMI cable (this one), tried it, and the maximum resolution I can reach on my external monitor is still 1600x900. It supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 which means I can happily work all day at my desk with my MacBook Air effectively becoming a desktop Mac with a 24” display. I don't understand how the extend option displays text correctly but the other options do not. Mac OS X (10.6.8), Jan 13, 2013 8:38 AM in response to becassin Typically when you plug an external display in to your Mac for mirroring, your Mac will automatically adjust its own display resolution to fit the external display. Fairly simple problem, but I can't find out where is the issue. I have a Surface Laptop 3, and a Viotek 34" ultrawide monitor, connected through the Microsoft docking station using Display port to Mini-Display port. 2.
However, i connect it to an external monitor that has 1920x1200 resolution. I'm using a VGA cable with a thunderbolt adaptor. External Monitor Resolution too low... Everything is working fine (dualhead, Xinerama, 1280x800 on the laptop screen, etc), except that 1024x768 is the max resolution I've been able to attain on the external monitor. So the problem seems to come from my mpb, but it says here, under "2nd Display Support" that the maximum supported resolution is 2560x1600. I just tried with a macbook air, works super fine, even in DVI. So I tried all of the above and nothing worked. Update all the software on your Mac. Unplugging the external … Jan 17, 2013 8:58 AM in response to becassin Connecting my Pro 4 to a BenQ 2560x1440 max resolution external monitor and only maxes out at 1920x1080. I was just having the same problem. However, overdriving the laptop screen could be … Connecting my Pro 4 to a BenQ 2560x1440 max resolution external monitor and only maxes out at 1920x1080. The 1440p resolution provides the … The same trick works for other external monitors too, of course. To start the conversation again, simply ask a new question. The purple tint was a new “feature” after upgrading to 10.14.6 from 10.14.x. I thought I would be able to use the native resolution of the screen, but in OS preferencies, the max resolution I can reach is 1600x900 px, pretty horrible! After unplugging the monitor cable and connecting it back the resolution went down to 800x600 and another low and crazy one on the macbook pro. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a, official My mac mini displays in 1920x1080 with no problems. I connected an external monitor to my laptop, select 'second screen only' (or 'duplicate') and the resolution is low (e.g. Looks like no one’s replied in a while. Took it to the retailer where I bought the device from to test it out on their monitors in store and problem still remains. Thus i do sometimes open some windows or drag a window or so to the other screen like youtube etc to the laptop screen. Normally a Mac will run its display at the resolution Apple believes is best. I want to have 1920x1080 resolution but its way too big. cannot see task bar, text is choppy). Ah I see. If it has got a HDMI port, in order to get 1920x1080, you have to use a MiniDisplay Port to HDMI adapter, and connect your Mac to the monitor with the HDMI cable In response to becassin. becassin, Jan 13, 2013 8:38 AM in response to becassin, Jan 13, 2013 8:50 AM in response to mende1, Jan 13, 2013 8:52 AM in response to becassin, Jan 13, 2013 8:56 AM in response to mende1, Jan 13, 2013 8:57 AM in response to becassin, Jan 17, 2013 8:00 AM in response to becassin, Jan 17, 2013 8:56 AM in response to becassin, Jan 17, 2013 8:58 AM in response to becassin, Jan 17, 2013 9:02 AM in response to becassin, Jan 17, 2013 9:57 AM in response to becassin, User profile for user: When you connect an Apple Cinema Display (30-inch DVI) to your computer, you may find that the highest available resolution is 1280 x 800 even though the optimum resolution for the display is 2560 x 1600. Also looked for updated drivers for the 'Display Adapters' and 'Monitors'. I got: - Macbook pro dual core 2 (mid 2010) - iiyama prolite pl2409hdsb-1 (24'',native resolution 1920x1080) - Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter. Not all resolutions translate well to others, and this will cause scaling issues that make some things look elongated or too tall. The monitor's optimum resolution is 1680x1050 @ 60Hz and RDM shows this as an option. Hey guys, I'm wondering if it's possible for me to output my ibook G4's video signal to an extrenal display such that the display only shows up on the monitor and not the ibook's LCD?? On your Mac’s System Preferences, select Displays to choose your external monitor. Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an