let luna adapt to your workflow

Luna comes equipped with three versatile display modes:

  1. Mac-to-iPad Mode
  2. Mac-to-Mac Mode
  3. Headless Mode

Each mode provides effortless flexibility and is designed to cater to your unique workflow needs. Whether you’re a remote worker or just like to switch it up at the office, Luna has a configuration that’s perfect for you.

Only one Luna Display dongle is necessary to achieve any of the following Mode setups. Each mode also requires an app download on the Primary and Secondary device.

Mac-to-iPad Mode

Luna Display turns your iPad into a second display for Mac. With full support for external keyboards, Apple Pencil, and touch interactions, Luna harnesses the power of your Mac and extends your macOS onto a touchable device.

Mac-to-iPad Mode Features

  • Touch pan and zoom gesture support
  • External keyboard support for iPad

Minimum Requirements

  • Primary Mac must be a 2011 model or later, and running macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later
  • iPad must be an iPad 2, iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or iPad Air model running iOS 9.1 or later

How to Get Started

  1. Plug the Luna Display hardware directly into your Mac and connect to your iPad either via USB cable or with a local WiFi connection.
  2. After connecting Mac and iPad apps, the iPad screen will become an extension of your Mac desktop screen. Similar to a regular external monitor connection, depending on your Display settings, you may see a different desktop background on your iPad or notice that files and windows have shifted over. You can always adjust Display settings through Displays in macOS System Preferences.

 

Mac-to-Mac Mode

Extend your display to any Mac using Luna Display’s Mac-to-Mac Mode. Need a larger display option? Use any extra Mac computer as a second or extended display of your primary Mac computer. Dust off your old Macs and use them as an external monitor! Any combination of Mac models can be used for this Mode:

  • iMac + MacBook Pro
  • MacBook + MacBook
  • Mac mini + MacBook (MacBook as main display for Mac mini)

Mac-to-Mac Mode Features

  • Trackpad support for both computers
  • Keyboard support for both computers
  • Works with older Mac models (Secondary Mac)

Minimum Requirements

  • Primary Mac must be a 2011 model or later, and running macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later
  • Secondary Mac must be a 2007 model or later, and requires macOS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or later
  • Internet connection is necessary. USB-cable connection is only supported for Mac-to-iPad Mode at this time

How to Get Started

  1. Download the Luna Display Primary Mac app on the Primary Mac of your choice. Download the Luna Display Secondary Mac app on the Secondary Mac of your choice.
  2. Follow connection instructions on the Primary Mac app. Connection is successful when the screen of your Secondary Mac changes and reflects settings from your Primary Mac desktop.
  3. For Retina display to work, both Mac models must support Retina display. Please note, the iMac will display as a non-Retina display when used as a secondary Mac.

 

Headless Mode

With Luna Display, turn your iPad into the primary display for Mac mini. Combine the best of Mac mini and iPad by harnessing the processing power of the Mac mini and the edge-to-edge full display of the iPad.

Headless Mode Features

  • Touch pan and zoom gesture support
  • External keyboard support for iPad

Minimum Requirements

  • Mac mini must be a 2011 model or later, and running macOS 10.11 (El Capitan) or later
  • iPad must be an iPad 2, iPad Mini, iPad Pro, or iPad Air model running iOS 9.1 or later
  • External mouse and keyboard connected to Mac mini are optimal for this setup in case of MacOS permissions and logins

How to Get Started

  1. An external display is required to get set up, but is only needed the first time you configure your devices (unless FileVault is enabled).
  2. Luna Display requires a Mac application to run. For Headless Mode, if FileVault is in use, an external display will be needed to unlock your drive whenever you reboot.

 

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