Connect Macbook Pro to TV Using DVI

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by bigmcq77, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. bigmcq77 macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    #1
    Hi all, I plan on connecting my Macbook Pro 5,5, to my TV, using a mini display port to DVI. However, I am thinking of 2 issues I may have.

    1. My TV is tall and thick, and I want to put my macbook on top of my tv, but the adapter I plan to buy, will CLEARLY be too short. What do I do?

    http://store.apple.com/us/product/MB570Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=MTA4NDU0ODY

    2. I also want to play the audio of the movies to play out of the tv, not my mac. So how do I do that? Also, is there a chance it won't be in sync?

    Thanks. I hope I was clear enough.
     
  2. zachsilvey macrumors 6502

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2008
    Location:
    Battle Ground
    #2
    1. Get a dvi cable that will go from the adapter to the tv.

    2. Your MacBook Pro has optical audio out from the headphone jack. Get a mini toslink to toslink adaptor then a fullsize toslink cable to go to the optical in on the tv or surround sound (if you have it). This way you get digital sound with full 5.1 surround sound.
     

Share This Page