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decksnap
Apr 14, 2008, 09:40 AM
Looking to find a good 40-ish inch flat-screen for the office, to display a Mac mini on. I'm looking for the best possible visuals- ie, what TV can display a non-blurry (or least blurry) resolution coming out of the Mini? (Can the Mini send a non-stretched picture to a TV's native resolution?) Any recommendations would be appreciated! I'm not too learned on the subject.



EvanLugh
Apr 14, 2008, 09:43 AM
I've got an LG HD for my mini. Also be careful, I don't think it can support 40" but I may be wrong. Have a look on the LG site, something above 2000:1 contrast is superb for the mini, I have a brand new 8000:1 :D

Good luck mate

decksnap
Apr 14, 2008, 10:30 AM
hmmm... OK- so this for example:

LG 42" (http://us.lge.com/products/model/detail/tv|audio|video_lcd%20flat%20panel__42LG50.jhtml)

Could the Mac Mini display the native resolution of this screen? (1920x1080)

EvanLugh
Apr 14, 2008, 10:44 AM
See attached:
So the answer without any third party stuff is no.

decksnap
Apr 14, 2008, 10:52 AM
is that the control panel when it is connected to your TV? Is your TV 720 or 1080?

This is what the Mac Mini specs page says:

DVI video output to support digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels; supports 20-inch Apple Cinema Display and 23-inch Apple Cinema HD Display; supports coherent digital displays up to 154MHz; supports noncoherent digital displays up to 135MHz
VGA video output (using included adapter) to support analog resolutions up to 1920 by 1080 pixels
S-video and composite video output to connect directly to a TV or projector (using Apple DVI to Video Adapter, sold separately)

EvanLugh
Apr 14, 2008, 10:56 AM
is that the control panel when it is connected to your TV? Is your TV 720 or 1080?

This is what the Mac Mini specs page says:

DVI video output to support digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels; supports 20-inch Apple Cinema Display and 23-inch Apple Cinema HD Display; supports coherent digital displays up to 154MHz; supports noncoherent digital displays up to 135MHz
VGA video output (using included adapter) to support analog resolutions up to 1920 by 1080 pixels
S-video and composite video output to connect directly to a TV or projector (using Apple DVI to Video Adapter, sold separately)
1080..

I'll hook it up to my 40" (or 42") later and take a photo, if I remember.