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Last Modified:Tuesday, February 11, 2014

What is the preferred order for attaching Pegasus RAID storage and a display via the Thunderbolt Port?


Summary:

When connecting the Pegasus RAID storage enclosure and a display to the Thunderbolt chain, the connection order does matter.


For Apple Thunderbolt Display (27 inch):

First: Connect the Apple Thunderbolt Display directly to the Mac via the Thunderbolt port.

Next: Connect the Pegasus RAID storage enclosure to the Thunderbolt port on the Apple Thunderbolt Display.

Additional Information:

Apple Thunderbolt Display.

Apple knowledge base article HT4885: Thunderbolt display connection options.



For Mini DisplyPort displays, including displays connected via HDMI to Mini DisplayPort adapters:

First: Connect the Pegasus RAID storage enclosure directly to the Mac via the Thunderbolt Port.

Next: Connect the Mini DisplayPort display to the Thunderbolt port on the Pegasus RAID storage enclosure. DisplayPort displays must be on the end of the Thunderbolt chain.

Additional Information:

Apple knowledge base article HT4744: Mini DisplayPort display must be last in a Thunderbolt chain.




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