Can you hook up mac mini to imac

can you hook up mac mini to imac

How do I connect a Mac mini to an iMac?

This is a sanity check. Im planning to have the iMac up and running, disconnect my iMac keyboard, connect the keyboard to the Mac Mini, connect Firewire to both, boot the Mac Mini holding the T key down. Then when the Mac Mini shows up on the iMac, Ill move the keyboard back to the iMac and go to startup drive, choose the Mac Mini to boot from.

Can I use an iMac with a Mac mini as a host?

Yes, what youre suggesting should work just fine. If you startup the iMac from the Mac minis hard drive in FireWire Target Disk Mode, you will be able to run through the original setup. You can create users, setup the networking options and install software for your parents before you give them the computer. -Doug.

Can I use my old iMac as a display for Mac mini?

I understand that you want to use your older iMac as a display for your Mac Mini. Im happy to provide you with some information about this process. As you can see, it requires a compatible iMac with 10.6.1 or later. Since your iMac seems to be a G5 with 10.4.8, Im afraid that it will not be compatible with this feature.

Can I connect a Dell laptop to an iMac with USB-C?

Click to expand... Your iMac has a Mini Display Port, not TB, but the TB cable can be used to connect to eh Mini Display Port. have definitely used a USB-C to MiniDisplayPort cable, to connect a Dell PC laptop to a 2010 27 iMac.

How to connect external monitor to iMac mini?

Connect a display to Mac mini The Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports and the HDMI 2.0 port both support video output, so you can connect an external display, a projector, or an HDTV. For Mac mini with Apple M1 chip, you can connect one external display up to 6K using a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port, and one external display up to 4K using the HDMI 2.0 port.

How to connect MacBook Air to iMac without adapter?

Locate the port on your MacBook. If both the MacBook and iMac have the same port (Mini DisplayPort or Thunderbolt), you won’t need to purchase an additional adapter. If your MacBook has a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port, you’ll need a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 adapter. See Apple’s Mac port guide to learn how to identify your ports.

Can I run a Mac mini from an iMac?

Understand that essentially you will be using the iMac as the computer and the Mac Mini as if it were the iMacs boot drive. So, technically, you will not be running from the Mac Mini computer. You will just be running from its hard drive.

Can I use my old iMac as a display for Mac mini?

I understand that you want to use your older iMac as a display for your Mac Mini. Im happy to provide you with some information about this process. As you can see, it requires a compatible iMac with 10.6.1 or later. Since your iMac seems to be a G5 with 10.4.8, Im afraid that it will not be compatible with this feature.

Can I use an iMac as a monitor for a Dell?

You can connect the Dell laptop straight to the Dell monitor, but the iMac cannot be directly used as a monitor for a PC. Target Display Mode which is what lets an iMac be a monitor for another computer only works with other Macs.

Can You charge a Dell laptop with USB C?

Whether or not you can charge your Dell laptop with USB C depends on which model you have. Many of the newer Dell models come equipped with USB C chargers. Examples of some models that have a USB C port are the XPS 13, Inspiron 14, and XPS 15.

Which Dell laptops have a USB C port?

Many of the newer Dell models come equipped with USB C chargers. Examples of some models that have a USB C port are the XPS 13, Inspiron 14, and XPS 15.

Does the 27-inch iMac have a USB C port?

21.5-inch iMac and 27-inch iMac: The Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports support video output. You can connect an external display, a projector, or an HDTV.

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