a little help needed (cord from mac mini to receiver)

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by notthebesttech, Mar 1, 2011.

  1. notthebesttech macrumors newbie

    Mar 1, 2011
    hi not to good with hooking stuff up, just got my first mac mini trying to connect it to my surround sound but my receiver has no hdmi port and im wondering which cord i am needing to go from my mac mini to my receiver, and where i can find it. since when i bought it from future shop i asked them and they didn't know which is stupid since there tech guys. ha posted in wrong section my bad
  2. diazj3 macrumors 6502a

    Jan 19, 2008
    You'll have to connect your sound system using the audio/optical jack, either directly from the mac mini, or through the TV's audio/optical output, given the TV has an HDMI input that receives the audio from the mini.

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