|Apr 30, 2012, 09:26 PM||#1|
Questions about Thunderbolt cables
I want to connect my MBP to a 46 inch TV.
The people at the apple store say you need the TB to hdmi adaptor and an hdmi cable. I've also seen people on MR say the same. I can't understand why I need two things (adaptor and cable) to do one thing.
I started searching around and I found this mini display/TB to hdmi cable. It is half the price of the TB adaptor alone.
What options to other people use to connect TB to a TV or display? And will this cable on amazon work for what I want to do? Can someone explain why apple has TB adaptors and not TB to hdmi cables?
Thanks for the help.
|Apr 30, 2012, 09:32 PM||#2|
If you are not using an Apple display, why not just use the mini display port adaptor? That and a long enough HDMI cable will do the job for you:
Just add a good quality HDMI cable. I use one of them with my MBP works fine, good sharp picture quality.
My thunderbolt stuff is reserved for data transfer, and since I have a 27" iMac anyway I rarely connect it to the TV, but I have tested it and it works fine...Also on my MBA
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|Apr 30, 2012, 10:19 PM||#4|
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