Got an Apple Cinema display and a couple of Macs lying around? Want them to all work together? No problem, Kanex's latest accessory, the SnapX two-port switcher has got you covered.
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Mini DisplayPort to DVI, that's easy. But what if you need to go the opposite way? You long to connect your DVI graphics card to that alluring Cinema Display's Mini DisplayPort input. "Impossible!" you cry. It was. Until now.
The USB audio version of the Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter hasn't shipped yet, but Kanex just came out with an even more updated version of it with digital audio.
The Kanex Mini DisplayPort and USB audio to HDMI adapter, which one-ups the previous Monoprice adapter because there's audio.
Frustratingly, Mini DisplayPort doesn't include audio, so to get sound when outputting to an HDTV using HDMI, you'd need to use yet another cable. This adapter uses USB for audio, so you get the full A/V with just one cable.
Monoprice sent us their $14 Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter, and we tested it with some protected content to see if it solved one of the new MacBook's biggest monitor compatibility problems. Sure enough, it did.
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