|Nov 23, 2010, 04:10 PM||#1|
MacBook (2008 model) to HDMI
After searching and posting on here, I find that my 2008 MacBook will support HDMI video-only and not sound. My MB works with my Panasonic HDTV through VGA ok and I will have to have a separate audio cable. Does it make much difference in picture quality? (HDMI vs. VGA). I need about 20' foot of video and audio cable to use in order to not move my MB from its Internet connection. (My tv is not wi-fi enabled.)
HDMI cable plus separate audio cable?
VGA cable plus separate audio cable?
HDMI or VGA cable and use my existing external computer speakers for sound?
|Nov 23, 2010, 06:39 PM||#2|
13" MBP 2011 6GB RAM, 240GB SSD, 500GB HDD
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|Nov 23, 2010, 11:25 PM||#3|
HDMI to MacBook
Thanks. That's what my local Mac (not an Apple Store) dealer told me about the picture on the tv. After I get a connector, I'll try it with the HDMI cable on the tv set before purchasing one. If that works, I'll try it with my external speakers before buying a separate audio cable. I ordered a connector from the local BB that is supposed to fit my MacBook. If so, I may be in business. Otherwise, back to the VGA.
|Nov 27, 2010, 04:13 PM||#4|
do you happen to have the late 2008 aluminum body one?
if so, you have a minidisplayport.
this would solve your audio/video solution.
if the early 2008,
you need this and a seperate audio cable like you mention.
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