Audio not working with HDMI Video/Audio converter to Samsung Flatscreen

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by wolfet, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. wolfet macrumors newbie

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    I recently purchased and Mini-Display to HDMI converter, which connects to an HDMI to HDMI cable which connects to my television. The video is working fine, but for some reason audio isn't working at all. Any suggestions?
     
  2. robbieduncan Moderator emeritus

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    What, exact, machine do you have. Quite a lot (all pre 2010?) machines don't output audio over Mini Display Port.
     
  3. wolfet thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I'm pretty sure it's a mid 2010. It's model identifier is MacBookPro7.1
     
  4. dr. shdw macrumors 6502a

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    Maybe the converter doesn't support it.
     
  5. snaky69 macrumors 603

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    You have to set your audio output as the displayport in system preferences for it to work, assuming you have the latest MBP, the older ones do not support audio over the displayport.
     
  6. dqpassat macrumors regular

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  7. wolfet thread starter macrumors newbie

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    aaahhh, i'm ashamed. Sure enough, I just had to go into System Preferences and tell it not to use the internal speakers. Thanks a lot. This is awesome.
     

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