Connecting Mac to non-HDMI TV

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Uddername, May 9, 2013.

  1. Uddername macrumors newbie

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    Hello,

    Sorry for the utterly 'newb' question but i'm travelling to a hostel in Ecuador soon, and me and my girlfriend plan to spend some evenings watching films. I know for a fact the TV we have in our room has not got an HDMI port, so what would be the best way to connect my MacBook Pro?

    Would it be to buy this?

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mini-DisplayPort-VGA-Female-Adaptor/dp/B002WUVAVE

    And then buy this?

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Proxima-Dir...atisfied/dp/B004TCXING/ref=pd_sxp_grid_pt_0_1


    Any simpler/cheaper options would be appreciated. I just wanted to check i'm buying the right leads before i do. Thank you!!
     
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  3. Interstella5555 macrumors 603

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    I'd go for something that has either composite or component video, if the TV doesn't have HDMI it's unlikely going to have VGA.
     
  4. ColdCase macrumors 68030

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    Composite video or coax (TV converter) would be safest. Many basic TVs don't have Aux inputs.
     

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