How do I brighten my Apple Thunderbolt Display?

Manually adjust brightness

  1. On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Displays, then click Display. Open the Display pane for me.
  2. Drag the Brightness slider to adjust the brightness of your display.

Is the Thunderbolt Display good?

Iteration is something Apple is good at. Its 24-inch Cinema Display was good, but it appealed to an extremely small minority of users….

Design and feature highlights
Connectivity: Thunderbolt
Ergonomic options: 20-degree back tilt
Resolution: 2,560×1,440 pixels
Aspect ratio: 16:9

What resolution is Thunderbolt Display?

2560 × 1440
Technical specifications

Component LED-backlit LCD
Model Apple Thunderbolt Display (27-Inch)
Display 27.00 inches (68.6 cm), IPS active-matrix TFT LCD, glossy glass covered screen, QHD (2560 × 1440) resolution, LED edge-lit backlight.
16∶9 aspect ratio (widescreen)
Pixel density 109 px/in

Why is Thunderbolt Display so heavy?

First, a much larger screen requires much more power to drive. That means that the power supply is going to be much larger for the Thunderbolt Display, as the wattage requirements are much higher. Additionally, the Display needs to invert from A/C to D/C whereas the laptop’s power brick handles that chore.

Why is my Mac screen dark?

If your display is dark, check the brightness level, check that your Mac and display are turned on and not in sleep, and make sure cables are connected. Check the brightness level: Try adjusting your display’s brightness. Check that your Mac is not in sleep: Press the Space bar or any other key to see if the Mac wakes.

Does Thunderbolt display support 4K?

Simplified user experience. Connect the UltraFine 4K Display to your MacBook Pro or MacBook Air via an included Thunderbolt 3 cable, which supports 4K video, audio, and data simultaneously — all while supplying up to 85W of charging power.

How do I get my Thunderbolt Display to work?

Take the thunderbolt cable and unplug it from your connected computer. Wait a few seconds and then plug the cable back in. If the problem continues, try restarting your computer.

How much is a Thunderbolt Display?

Pricing & Availability The new Thunderbolt Display will be available within the next 60 days through the Apple Store® (, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers for a suggested retail price of $999 (US). The Apple Thunderbolt Display requires a Mac with a Thunderbolt I/O port.