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Do you have a Mac Pro that needs to be connected with your projector to deliver a presentation? Do you have any idea how to connect your Mac with a projector to give your crew or team a compelling presentation? If not then stick to this post till the end. We have made it a pretty simple and hassle-free process that you can uphold to connect your Mac with a projector or any other big screen.

Although Apple has turned the process quite simple yet you would require an adapter and connector to connect the iMac to your projector successfully. But before you need to find the right adaptor for your Mac.

FINDING THE RIGHT ADAPTOR FOR MAC

Apple keeps its ports and connections updated from time to time! This is how they are known as a trendsetting company for contemporary brands; ports integrated with Mac are similar to any other brand. If you own a Macbook Pro, Air, or desktop, you will have four multiple connectors for projection. However, it requires a bit of consideration that will save your time and energy.

For this purpose, you can visit the Apple support page to identify the right port for the projector on your Mac.

If you own the latest Mac model, you require a Thunderbolt/USB-C adaptor to connect with common input types such as HDMI or VGA cables.

CONNECT YOUR MAC TO PROJECTOR IN 4 SIMPLE WAYS

Although choosing a suitable adapter is not easy, connecting them can be more manageable if you have to find the right option. Here we have explained the entire process in 4 easy steps for you. Let’s get into it!

1: Turn the Mac on

2: Plug your projector into an outlet and turn it on.

3: Plug the cable into your Mac’s display output! You will be given the following options for this (Thunderbolt 3,

USB-C, HDMI, or Mini DisplayPort).

4: Now it’s the right time to plug in your cord either directly to your projector, or you would require an adaptor to convert the signals via MAC to the projector.

5: The sensor in a Mac would automatically detect your Mac’s display to showcase them on your projector screen.

MODIFY YOUR DISPLAY SETTING ON A MAC

  • However, you are connected now; you would require a few steps to modify your display setting so that your projector works the way you want.
  • First of all, open a system preference from your dock, or you can click on the Apple icon right at the top of your menu.
  • Click on display
  • Click on Arrangement! While clicking on it, you would have to decide whether you want to arrange your projector as a second screen or Mirror display.

WIRELESS STREAMING ALTERNATIVES

Streaming sticks are used when you don’t want to mess up with wired connections! Although they are reasonable options to kick start for wireless streaming options. If you wish to stream specific media like Netflix or share a desktop for presentation, you must require a streaming kit like Google’s Chromecast that incorporates almost everything that a wired setup has. All you have to do is plug it into your projector or entertainment system.

Wrap Up

Although we have made connecting iMAC to a projector easy that you can perform within a few minutes, make sure to pick everything at the time of connection to have a smooth process without much hassle.  Whether you want to deliver a presentation or plan to have a movie night, this guide is all about you. Stay connected for more tech-based informational articles.

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