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buckuxc
Dec 3, 2005, 02:59 PM
hey all, I've been trying to look for this information but all I find on here or through google are questions from people who already know how to do the initial necessary setup.

How do I connect my iBook (14" 1.33) to a TV so that I can watch video on the television? What cables and other things are needed? What's the easiest/best/cheapest way if they aren't all the same? Thanks.

sps

grapes911
Dec 3, 2005, 03:03 PM
Go to the apple store and search for:
Apple AV Cable for iBook
OR
Apple Video Adapter
I'm not sure which one will work for your ibook, but I know the document is on the Apple site.

Marky_Mark
Dec 4, 2005, 09:59 AM
You want one of these:

http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore.woa/90601/wo/YI2GOUoM9uNQ2QVbO43Mt6EOuSM/2.SLID?mco=CC7DE25F&nplm=T7929

I bought one of these the other day and it works a treat. :)

grapes911
Dec 4, 2005, 06:37 PM
You want one of these:

http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore.woa/90601/wo/YI2GOUoM9uNQ2QVbO43Mt6EOuSM/2.SLID?mco=CC7DE25F&nplm=T7929

I bought one of these the other day and it works a treat. :)
You can't post links to the Apple store. You must tell people what to search for instead.

Mitthrawnuruodo
Dec 4, 2005, 06:44 PM
You can't post links to the Apple store. Yes you can, it just takes a bit of work... ;)

As said earlier: You need an Apple Video adapter (http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore?productLearnMore=M9109) (which I guess the other link was for, too). :)

ftaok
Dec 4, 2005, 07:57 PM
Yes you can, it just takes a bit of work... ;)

As said earlier: You need an Apple Video adapter (http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore?productLearnMore=M9109) (which I guess the other link was for, too). :)First of all, how do you post links to the Apple.com store without them timing out?

Second, in addition to the Apple Video Adapter, the original poster will need a mini-jack to RCA adapter for audio.

Lastly, this is only applicable if you want to send the video to a standard 4:3 TV. If you want to connect to an HDTV and maintain excellent quality, you'll need a Mac with DVI output or an HDTV with VGA input.

ft

kingcrowing
Dec 4, 2005, 09:04 PM
thats handy, I just got a VGA adaptor for my iBook, and thats nice to have too

grapes911
Dec 4, 2005, 09:07 PM
thats handy, I just got a VGA adaptor for my iBook, and thats nice to have too
Don't they come with all iBooks?

Eidorian
Dec 4, 2005, 09:12 PM
Don't they come with all iBooks?All new iBooks...

grapes911
Dec 4, 2005, 09:14 PM
All new iBooks...
I had a G3 500 and a G3 800. Both came with the VGA out adapter. So I don't think that this is something new.

Mitthrawnuruodo
Dec 5, 2005, 12:16 AM
First of all, how do you post links to the Apple.com store without them timing out?Find the part number you want to link to (e.g. by adding the thing to your basket and look). Then use one if these links followed by the parts number:
http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore?productLearnMore=
http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/nostore?productLearnMore=
http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore?productLearnMore=
Like this: http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore?productLearnMore=M9109G/A or http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore?productLearnMore=M9109

Note that the product numbers are slightly different in the US and in Europe, and that Apple has done something with the way thos links are handled, because I seem to be send to the last (of the different European) Apple Store no matter which link I follow, i.e. I get send to the Norwegian store even if I follow a ukstore link, if I just visited the Norwegian store... :confused:

Edit: There's also a way to strip the ordinary Apple Store links of the session information, but I've never looked deeply into that...

Second, in addition to the Apple Video Adapter, the original poster will need a mini-jack to RCA adapter for audio.That's right, but the audio cable is of the shelf stuff you can get anywhere, just a standard mini stereo jack to stereo RCA connectors. :)

Marky_Mark
Dec 10, 2005, 12:15 PM
Yes you can, it just takes a bit of work... ;)

As said earlier: You need an Apple Video adapter (http://store.apple.com/Apple/WebObjects/ukstore?productLearnMore=M9109) (which I guess the other link was for, too). :)

No, no...the chap wanted to be able to show his iBook display on a television. This is what the link was for - Monster® iTV® Link™ for iBook® Computer

Link: http://www.monstercable.com/productPagePrint.asp?pin=2083

If your television doesn't have s-Video input, you can also add this adaptor to be able to use the above cable with a SCART interface:

http://www.misco.co.uk/productinformation/~SP67847~/product.htm?affiliate=2019

;)