Connect Mac To TV

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by MicheleKT, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. MicheleKT macrumors newbie

    Jan 6, 2010
    hey im new to this forum and not the best with computers, but i have an eMac (10.3) and ive been told about connecting macs to TV's, does anyone know what cables i need or programs to set it up?
  2. TEG macrumors 604


    Jan 21, 2002
    Langley, Washington
    Your eMac should have either a Mini-VGA or a Mini-DVI port on it. If it is the former, you just need to get a Mini-VGA to TV adapter, which will have S-Video and Composite that you can connect to your TV. If it is the latter, you can either get a mini-DVI to DVI adapter, then a DVI to HDMI adapter to connect to an HDTV or a Mini-DVI to TV adapter, which will have the same connectors as the Mini-VGA to TV adapter.

    Once connected, the computer should recognize the TV and you can use the Displays Preference Pane to configure the connection for your use.


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