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arthursiew
Mar 29, 2009, 08:08 PM
I found out what the problem is but i'm not sure which cable to get.

My TV manual says 'Connect a D-Sub cable between PC IN [PC] connector on the TV and the PC output connector on your computer" (did that part <<) and then "Connect a PC Audio Cable between the PC IN [Audio} jack on the TV and the Audio Out jack of the sound card on your computer. . The port is next to the VGA cable in the pic.

More pics on bottom.



NewMacbookPlz
Mar 29, 2009, 08:22 PM
Chances are you're not hooked upto the correct audio input that pairs with the VGA in.

Actually, it appears you're hooked upto one of the audio outs, it's hard to tell from the kinda blurry shot =\

arthursiew
Mar 29, 2009, 08:39 PM
One of them says "Audio Out" and the other says "DVI (HDMI 2)"

I tried plugging them into both of them. No luck.

NewMacbookPlz
Mar 29, 2009, 08:53 PM
One of them says "Audio Out" and the other says "DVI (HDMI 2)"

I tried plugging them into both of them. No luck.

Well, the one labelled DVI (HDMI2) will only output sound if the video source/TV are set to HDMI2 ;) I know with my Samsung, I have to use a 3.5mm jack on the back to get audio to pair with VGA.

Edit: Just saw your "more pics." Yeah, in that 2nd pic, that "audio" is what you want. It's a 3.5mm jack. So you just need a double ended minijack cable for audio. Something like this: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10218&cs_id=1021802&p_id=4152&seq=1&format=2 or http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10218&cs_id=1021802&p_id=644&seq=1&format=2

arthursiew
Mar 29, 2009, 08:56 PM
More pics.

arthursiew
Mar 29, 2009, 08:57 PM
Well, the one labelled DVI (HDMI2) will only output sound if the video source/TV are set to HDMI2 ;) I know with my Samsung, I have to use a 3.5mm jack on the back to get audio to pair with VGA. It would appear your TV wants optical audio to pair with a VGA in. The Macbook will support that output with this adapter+cable: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=104&cp_id=10423&cs_id=1042301&p_id=2671&seq=1&format=2 and http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&cp_id=10229&cs_id=1022901&p_id=2764&seq=1&format=2 or something of the like, pick the length you like.

The other thing you can do, is go MiniDVI-->HDMI with http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=104&cp_id=10419&cs_id=1041912&p_id=4852&seq=1&format=2 and then use the audio cable setup you already have.

You could also check in the TV's user manual, it'll say what inputs pair in there...

My iBook is the late 2005 1.42GHz 14" iBook G4. It's mini VGA. I already know what's going on but don't know what cable. See above.

NewMacbookPlz
Mar 29, 2009, 09:01 PM
My iBook is the late 2005 1.42GHz 14" iBook G4. It's mini VGA. I already know what's going on but don't know what cable. See above.

Check the audio cable links I provided. In that case, keep the connector you have for video and use the audio jack just to the left of the VGA port for audio.

arthursiew
Mar 29, 2009, 09:09 PM
Check the audio cable links I provided. In that case, keep the connector you have for video and use the audio jack just to the left of the VGA port for audio.

Thanks for the help! I went back and forth just to connect my iBook to the TV.

NewMacbookPlz
Mar 29, 2009, 09:11 PM
Thanks for the help! I went back and forth just to connect my iBook to the TV.

Just FYI, there's a firmware hack available for the iBook, to allow it to output higher resolution than 1024x768. I can't find it at the moment, but some google'ing around will pull it up.