Could use some help.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by kbrown88, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. kbrown88 macrumors newbie

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    I'm ordering parts to get my Macbook hooked up to my Vizio hdtv. This is what I'm going with, question I have has anyone tryed this method before? If not, do you know if it works? Any suggestions would be wonderful!
    This is to get picture and sound from mac to tv.

    mini dvi male to hdmi female then hdmi to hdmi then for sound 3.5mm/rca adapter to rca cable to rca on tv.

    Thanks for any help or suggestions!
     
  2. marshallbedsaul macrumors 6502a

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    I have a similar tv same company hd as well

    you can simply get a hdmi cable I got a rocketfis gold tips
    and the best buy dynex dvi cable and thats all I needed simple as it gets
     
  3. kbrown88 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    So dvi to hdmi to hdmi cable?
    What about sound?

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  4. HBOC macrumors 68020

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    i had a "classic" MBP and used a DVI>HDMI cable and then would use an RCA>3.5mm (or whatever the headphone jack is) to get sound. It worked, but not pretty.

    I wanna get a new TV that has wireless built in :)
     
  5. kbrown88 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I can get all part I need for around 30bucks. Worth it or not?
     
  6. kbrown88 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    or would it be better to use a mini dvi to vga adapter?
    best way to get sound from mac to tv?
     
  7. kappaknight macrumors 68000

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    Check out monoprice.com - you may be able to get it for less.
     
  8. kbrown88 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    30bucks includes mini dvi to female hdmi adapter. 25ft hdmi cable. 25ft rca cable.
     

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