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Old May 26, 2011, 01:48 PM   #1
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macbook to tv using hdmi cable?

All I have is a basic hdmi cable is that all I need in order to hook up the macbook to the tv hdmi?
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Old May 27, 2011, 08:17 AM   #2
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You need the mini display port to HDMI adapter. I bought mine on eBay for around 6 dollars, and it works like a charm.
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Old May 27, 2011, 10:10 AM   #3
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You also need to run a cable from the headphone jack to the TV or stereo to get sound.
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Old May 27, 2011, 11:38 AM   #4
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there is no all in one cable?
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Old May 27, 2011, 11:43 AM   #5
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there is no all in one cable?
Audio is not passed through the mini display port, it's a display port. It doesn't matter if there was such a cable.
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Old May 27, 2011, 12:41 PM   #6
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Audio is not passed through the mini display port, it's a display port. It doesn't matter if there was such a cable.
To clarify, you might see it mentioned elsewhere that this is possible. It is with iMacs and Macbook Pros, but not Macbooks.
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To clarify, you might see it mentioned elsewhere that this is possible. It is with iMacs and Macbook Pros, but not Macbooks.
Actually, I stand corrected. It's supported in the latest version of the Macbook. HERE is the list of compatible computers from Apple that support Audio via a Displayport to HDMI adapter. Here is the one that I use.
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Old May 27, 2011, 12:56 PM   #8
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Actually, I stand corrected. It's supported in the latest version of the Macbook. HERE is the list of compatible computers from Apple that support Audio via a Displayport to HDMI adapter. Here is the one that I use.
That's cool. I had no idea they started supporting this beginning in 2010.
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