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TravisHuckins
June 17th, 2017, 11:10 AM
Is there an adapter that would make an Apple Mac monitor work with a vintage PC with VGA? It's the only CRT monitor I have (I also have access to another Mac monitor)... finding CRT monitors locally seems impossible in my area and shipping is bleh...

vwestlife
June 17th, 2017, 08:39 PM
Is there an adapter that would make an Apple Mac monitor work with a vintage PC with VGA? It's the only CRT monitor I have (I also have access to another Mac monitor)... finding CRT monitors locally seems impossible in my area and shipping is bleh...

Here you go:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/222523005433

TravisHuckins
June 17th, 2017, 09:12 PM
Thanks!

Al Kossow
June 18th, 2017, 07:54 AM
Is there an adapter that would make an Apple Mac monitor work with a vintage PC with VGA?

Which Mac monitor?

In the 80's, the monitors Apple supplied were fixed frequency and not VGA scan rates.

Monitors that can do VGA had the product name Apple Multiple Scan Display
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Multiple_Scan_14_Display

for example

The adapters that are out there convert the 15 pin connector on Apple video cards to VGA, and these only work with later
machines that have support and the select code for VGA in the video hardware.

TravisHuckins
June 18th, 2017, 05:08 PM
I'm not using the Mac with a VGA monitor... I want to use a Mac monitor with a PC.

Stone
June 18th, 2017, 05:48 PM
... finding CRT monitors locally seems impossible in my area ...Using 'USA' as your area certainly doesn't help your situation one bit. :-) Why don't you do yourself a favor?

TravisHuckins
June 18th, 2017, 07:01 PM
I live in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area.

TravisHuckins
June 23rd, 2017, 08:03 PM
It turns out I have a Apple Multiple Scan 15 Display. Works great with VGA! Thanks for linking the adapter!