apple cinema display to mac book pro

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I have an older (2005) 23-inch Apple Cinema Display that works with an even older Mac G4 (from 1999) via an adapter made by Dr. Bott. For your reference, here's the link for the specs on the display and Dr. Bott adapter.

display link - http://support.apple.com/kb/SP52
dr bott adapter link - http://www.dviator.com/us/DVIator.html

I connected the Cinema Display to the Dr. Bott adapter to an Apple mini display port to DVI adapter to my 2009 Mac Book Pro and it doesn't recognize the older display.

This may be a silly question but are there any other adpaters I can use or do I just need to use a newer monitor? Any suggestions on Apple friendly monitors that work well with a MacBook Pro (2009) and a mini-display / HDMI adapter?
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Apple has a $100 adapter that will go from the Apple digital color display port to DVI. The adapter will also act as a a power supply. From there, Apple's $20 mini to DVI should work. This is a theoretical solution with a very high probability.

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Actually, I think I have one of the ADC to DVI I can sell you if you don't find it for under $100.
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Thanks. I'll plan to order the ADC adapter and reply ASAP. This really helps!

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This is the correct answer to a valid question. Original author may not have implemented solution to be able to comment further, but seems pleased with answer.
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My apologies for the delay. I forgot to accept mccrik's answer as the solution. I would like to cancel this request and select his answer as the solution so it will be in the knowledge base. Thanks.

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Thanks, again.

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