How do I get a display to work without a thunderbolt?
No adapters, cables, or converters will help. Apple did make a similar display with Mini DisplayPort instead of Thunderbolt. It had Mini DisplayPort and USB plugs to go in the computer.
Is the Mini DisplayPort source to Thunderbolt monitor guaranteed to work?
My main concern is that (if I understand right), the \’Mini DisplayPort Source to Thunderbolt Monitor\’ is not guaranteed to work with any kind of cable, and after lots of googling I haven\’t found a case where it worked.
Does the TB display work with a Mac with a Mini DisplayPort?
This display is only officially compatible with Macs that have the Mini DisplayPort connector or the Thunderbolt connector. it does seem that the video functionality of the TB Display can be used with a Mac that has a Mini DisplayPort, right?
Can I plug a Thunderbolt Display into a MDP?
The Thunderbolt display requires to be plugged into an Actual Thunderbolt port (on your computer/device). You are unable to get just partial functionality by plugging it into a mDP (on a non-TB computer). No. The Thunderbolt display requires to be plugged into an Actual Thunderbolt port (on your computer/device).