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KilGil27
Sep 17, 2006, 09:27 PM
I was wondering what adapter I would need to be able to connect my 12" powerbook G4 to a regular yellow/red/white connection on my tv so I could use it to play DVDs on the tv.



dmw007
Sep 17, 2006, 10:03 PM
I believe that you need this KilGil27-

http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/2041/1112/store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/m9319ga_125.gif

http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wo/11.RSLID?mco=75A42EE8&nplm=M9319G%2FA

KilGil27
Sep 17, 2006, 10:22 PM
I believe that you need this KilGil27-

http://a248.e.akamai.net/7/248/2041/1112/store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/m9319ga_125.gif

http://store.apple.com/1-800-MY-APPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wo/11.RSLID?mco=75A42EE8&nplm=M9319G%2FA

I don't think that would connect right into the tv. Wouldn't I need something with the red/yellow/white connectors?

panoz7
Sep 17, 2006, 10:26 PM
I don't think that would connect right into the tv. Wouldn't I need something with the red/yellow/white connectors?

Nope... there isn't any device that's going to have all three connectors. You need one of those for the video, and a separate cable to convert the headphone port for the audio.

KilGil27
Sep 17, 2006, 10:44 PM
Nope... there isn't any device that's going to have all three connectors. You need one of those for the video, and a separate cable to convert the headphone port for the audio.
any suggestions? :) thanks

Shotgun Pete
Sep 18, 2006, 12:27 AM
I too would like to know for the macbook

khisayruou
Sep 18, 2006, 12:47 AM
Use the above adapter if you have a mini-dvi on your 12" pb g4. Then run a composite (yellow) cable to your tv's video input.

Otherwise for other pb g4s, there should be a 's-video to composite' adapter that came with it. Hook that in and then run a composite (yellow) cable from that to the tv.

For sound: You will need a 'mini to rca' cable, similar to this one (http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2110460&cp=&origkw=mini+to+rca&kw=mini+to+rca&parentPage=search). Just hook the red and white ends into the tv's audio input.

GFLPraxis
Sep 18, 2006, 02:35 AM
I don't think that would connect right into the tv. Wouldn't I need something with the red/yellow/white connectors?


The yellow is video, red and white are sound.

That adapter does the yellow, so you get the video.