Connect to TV?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Razzz, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. Razzz macrumors member

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    How can i connect my 2011 mba to my new samsung tv?

    Is there such thing as a thunderbolt to HDMI? that would be awesome. or usb to hdmi?
     
  2. Hellhammer Moderator

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    Thunderbolt uses the same connector as Mini DisplayPort so any mDP to HDMI adapter will work.
     
  3. Razzz thread starter macrumors member

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    But would be be slower then a native Thunderbolt to hdmi?
     
  4. Hellhammer Moderator

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    No. Thunderbolt is based on DisplayPort 1.1a standard so it's natively compatible with mDP. Besides, no TB to HDMI adapter exists, and there is no need to.
     

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