Can I use a 2010 iMac as a monitor?

24-inch and 27-inch iMac models introduced in 2009 and 2010 To use any of these iMac models as an external display: The iMac used as a display must have macOS High Sierra or earlier installed.

What ports does a 2010 iMac have?

The Mid 2010 iMacs have 4 USB 2.0 ports, FireWire 800 (but not 400), gigabit ethernet, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, an SDXC Card slot, and an 8x SuperDrive.

Can I use iMac as monitor for Mac mini?

You can absolutely do this. I’m doing that right now with a 2010 iMac. All you need is to buy a mini displayport to mini displayport (I think a thunderbolt-thunderbolt cable will work as well). You need a keyboard connected to the imac.

Can I use my old iMac as a monitor?

If you have one of the iMacs with Target Display Mode, your Mac mini or another Mac can make use of your old 27-inch iMac as a display. Target Display Mode is only available on specific iMacs made between late 2009 and 2013.

How can I use my iMac mid 2010 as a external monitor?

You can use more than one iMac as a display, if each iMac is using a Thunderbolt cable to connect directly to a Thunderbolt port on the other Mac (not the other iMac). Press Command-F2 on the keyboard of the iMac. You should now see the desktop of the other Mac. To exit target display mode, press Command-F2 again.

Does 2010 iMac have Thunderbolt?

To migrate from my mid 2010 iMac to the new iMac, what else will be required? There is no Thunderbolt portal on my 2010 iMac. Flag as inappropriate.

What can I do with my old iMac 2010?

If the Mac is no longer functional, or if it’s too old, you can recycle it. Apple’s recycling program will take any of your devices and recycle them. They may even give you a gift card if the computer still has some value. You won’t get a lot, and lately Apple’s prices for Mac trade-ins have been very low.

Will Thunderbolt work with Mini DisplayPort?

Thunderbolt is fully compatible with Mini DisplayPort peripherals, and the new port is backward compatible, therefore it can still be used to connect to DisplayPort devices, BUT, only the new port can be used to connect to Thunderbolt devices.

Can I use my iMac 2007 as a external monitor?

For the the second external monitor (2007 IMAC) I just shared the primary screen of the laptop, then ‘connected’ to that laptop from the iMAC, and wow, there it is. 2 external screens, the reuse of your beautiful 2007 MAC screen, and you can still use the laptop screen per usual. Your welcome.

Is mini display port same as Thunderbolt?

Mini DisplayPort is not the same as Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 . They are the same shape, but have different symbols on the cable and port.