Precise cables needed to connect my Macbook Pro to my LG LCD TV

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  1. macrumors newbie

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    I have the 13 inch MacBook Pro & I have this tv:

    http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/lg-19lg30/4505-6482_7-33020325.html?tag=rnav

    Specifications: http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/lg-19lg30/4507-6482_7-33020325.html?tag=mncolBtm;rnav

    Manufacturer:LG
    Part Number:19LG30
    General
    Product type LCD TV
    Diagonal Size 19 in - Widescreen
    Dimensions & Weight Details Panel without stand - 18.1 in x 2.7 in x 13.6 in x 10.6 lbs , Panel with stand - 18.1 in x 7.5 in x 15.4 in x 11 lbs
    Enclosure Color Gloss piano black
    Display
    TechnologyTFT active matrix
    LCD Pixel Response Time 5 ms
    Image Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5000:1
    Widescreen Modes16:9 , Just , Zoom
    Color Temperature Control Yes (Warm/Medium/Cool)
    Progressive Scan Progressive scanning (line doubling)
    Viewing Angle 160 degrees
    Viewing Angle (Vertical) 160 degrees
    Display Menu LanguageFrench , English , Spanish
    Backlight Life 60,000 hour(s)
    Comb Filter 3D digital
    V-Chip ControlYes
    Picture Adjustment Cinema/Sports/Game
    TV Tuner
    Tuner Qty1x analog , 1x digital
    Digital TV Tuner QAM , ATSC
    Analog TV Tuner NTSC
    Stereo Reception System MTS
    Channel Coverage DTV:2-69 , VHF:2-13 , UHF:14-69 , Cable:1-135
    Secondary Audio Program (SAP) Yes
    Video Features
    Video Interface HDMI , S-Video , Component , Composite
    HDTV Ready Yes
    Input Video Formats 480i , 480p , 720p , 1080i , 1080p
    Supported Computer Resolutions 640 x 350 , 720 x 400 , 1360 x 768 , 1920 x 1080 , 640 x 480 (VGA) , 1024 x 768 (XGA) , 800 x 600 (SVGA) , 1280 x 768 (WXGA) , 1280 x 1024 (SXGA) , 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
    Freeze Memo Yes
    Parental Channel Lock Yes
    Closed Caption Capability Yes
    Audio System
    Speaker(s) 2 x Right/left channel speaker - Built-in - 3 Watt
    Sound Output Mode Stereo
    Surround Mode Yes
    Sound Effects SRS TruSurround XT
    Audio Controls Bass , Treble , Balance , Sound mode
    Output Power / Total 6 Watt
    Additional Features Auto volume adjustment
    Connections
    Connector Type 1 x HDMI ( 19 pin HDMI Type A ) - Rear , 1 x Composite video/audio input ( RCA phono x 3 ) - Rear , 1 x Component video input ( RCA phono x 3 ) - Rear , 1 x Audio line-in ( RCA phono x 2 ) - Rear , 1 x S-Video input ( 4 pin mini-DIN ) - Rear , 1 x Headphones ( Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ) - Rear , 1 x Serial ( 9 pin D-Sub ) - Rear , 1 x RGB input ( 15 pin HD D-Sub (HD-15) ) - Rear , 1 x Audio line-in ( Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ) - Rear
    PC Interface VGA (HD-15)
    Remote Control
    Remote Control Remote control - Infrared
    Stands & Mounts
    Stand Included Yes
    Stand Design Tabletop
    Flat Panel Mount Interface 100 x 100 mm
    Power
    Power Device Power supply - Internal
    Power AC 120/230 V
    Power Consumption Stand by / Sleep 1 Watt
    Power Consumption Operational 45 Watt
    Manufacturer Warranty
    Service & Support 1 year warranty
    Service & Support Details Limited warranty - Parts and labor - 1 year
    Dimensions & Weight (Shipping)
    Width (Shipping) 20.5 in
    Depth (Shipping) 6.8 in
    Height (Shipping) 16.6 in
    Weight (Shipping) 13.9 lbs
    Sustainability
    ENERGY STAR QualifiedYes
    Greenpeace policy rating (May 2010) 3.7

    I currently want to be able to connect my MacBook to my tv.

    I have this cable already (Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter ) http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB572Z/A

    Should i return the cable above back to the store? And can you guys link me to the exact cable i need on best buys website or apples.

    Thanks
     
  2. macrumors 601

    Eddyisgreat

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  3. macrumors member

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    Will this cable transmit audio too?? thanks
     
  4. macrumors member

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    Yes it says in the link that it supports audio if your MBP does, aka if you have a 2010 MBP. If you have an earlier model, you will need to connect the audio using something other than the MDP.
     
  5. macrumors 601

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