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Using with a Mac

I connected my Princeton VL1916 to my MacBook from the DVI-D with a mini DVI adapter from Apple. Seemed to be working but after a while (approx 20 min) the mouse stopped working with the Princeton and become active on my MacBook.  I checked all my connections then shut everything down - it worked again for a short time & then lost connection a second time.  Do I need drivers or....?

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Re: Using with a Mac

Looks like a power save program has hibernated your monitor. Look in Control panel settings to see if the power settings hibernate your monitor. Reset to never and this may fix your problem.

Drivers usually do not fail after 20 mins it is usually a software option set incorrectly.

Also, check the Bios program for correct settings or options.

I haven't had a Macintoch in a while but, this may give you some where to look for the solution

Good Luck


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