User profile for user: Oct 26, 1: Interestingly, switching the Dell’s DVI cable to the Mac’s other DVI port right-hand, closer to the USB ports, etc , after turning the monitor off but without restarting the Mac, just led to a black screen on the monitor. Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. Have to try this when I get home. Fortunately, however, if the power button on the Mac was then pressed for just a few seconds, but not long enough to restart the Mac Dell now hooked to the right-had DVI port directly, i.

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Although I can see the higher resolutions, it doesn’t seem to like them. The current state of affairs is that: Please share your ideas. Does anyone have any ideas? I now had a wide range of resolution options x to xall appropriately sharp.

I had no idea you needed a specific cable. Everything is controlled by the computer. Did you have vell do anything to get the adapter to work with your iogear GCS switch? User profile for user: I’m using the dual link dvi cable that came with the display, and tried as a test a Belkin cable of the same specs.


Problem with Dell wfp So I just got my new Dell 30″ and the only problem is is that it won’t go above x Interposing the DVI adapter that came with the Mac did not help. I love the i7 but this is driving me nuts! Have to try this when I get home.

Do you know what adapter firmware version you have? Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post.

That is what I am using. I can only attain, at most, x resolution, not the x the card allows.

PSA: Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter works great with Dell 3007WFP

The drivers that came with the monitor however, are for windows machines. Oct 26, 3: Could you let us know what firmware version your adapter is running? I end up having to hook my old monitor up to it to fix it. Problem with Dell wfp More Less.

Nobody sells a inch display that can directly connect to a Mini DisplayPort. Jeff Curtis Jeff Curtis.


Retina MacBook Pro w/Dell WFP-HC monitor : mac

When i am switched to the i7 now issues on either system, but when i switch to the second port the old MBP my i7 CPU goes off the charts. The Dell wfp has a displayport as well and has been out for years. All replies Drop Down menu. To start the conversation again, simply ask 3007wwfp new question. Oct 26, Feb 28, 2: Oct 26, 1: The only thing you can change on the monitor itself is the brightness. Jan 18, 4: Maf feel like a moron now but I’m happy it works.