Note: The Apple Mini DisplayPort supports audio and video on all MacBook Pro mid 2010 models as well as all 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs. For other Apple computers with Mini DisplayPort outputs, you'll need to connect it to your stereo receiver using an additional audio cable.
I guess you didnt see my signature, I have a core i5 MBP and its the Dr. Bott connector that does NOT work!
Yeah, thanks, but what do you do when there is no "Built-in HDMI Output" to select?There is some minor configuration that needs to be done after the cable is plugged in to turn on the Audio output through the MiniDP:
1. Open "System Preferences" on your Mac, open the "Sound" option in the "Hardware" category.
2. Click on the "Output" tab and change selection from "Internal Speakers Built-in Output" to "Built-in HDMI Output ".
3. Open the "Displays" option in the "Hardware" category to select the appropriate display resolution and arrangement setting.
I purchased the Moshi cable and it works just fine for audio.
exactly the same over here, brand new i5 and brand new Dr.Bott 2 ...but no sound output...Just tried out the Dr. Bott displayport to HDMI II adapter and I get absolutely no sound despite manufacturer claims to the contrary. What has your experience been?
If you bought a 2010 model then yes it will work.I have the same problem. When I go to System Preferences->Sounds->Output, the only option I have is the Internal Speakers - Built-in Output option. There is no Built-In HDMI option.
I bought my macbook pro in June 2010. Should I have this option? If so, how can I access it?
Well, everybody seem to forgot about the third party: TV or whatever you are trying to connect your MBP to. The problem could be there...Just tried out the Dr. Bott displayport to HDMI II adapter and I get absolutely no sound despite manufacturer claims to the contrary. What has your experience been?
All HDTV HDMI ports will carry audio, just a fact of life. Well unless they are faulty but that's not likely.Well, everybody seem to forgot about the third party: TV or whatever you are trying to connect your MBP to. The problem could be there...
I would take the cable and MBP to a family member/friend/TV shop and try it on something else preferably something relatively new.
Try to Google/MRoogle for people's experience with your particular TV.
What is the make/model/spec of the display you are trying to use?
What is the detailed specification of the HDMI port you trying to use?
I have vague memory that some TVs do not offer sound on every HDMI
connector, have you consulted user manual for yourTV?
Hope this helps.
Thank you for your help. Turns out I had the wrong cable. When I first went to the apple store, they said i needed a HDMI to DVI cable as well as the adapter. The next day when I went in and said the sound wasn't working they then told me I just needed a HDMI cable and the adapter.
Long story short, I couldn't see Built-in HDMI option on my system preferences because i didn't have the right cable. Sound now works!
Sorry to bring back an old thread as a first timer, but I have been asking myself this very same question and having very few results. I have the Moshi adapter and the video works beautifully, however the audio is non existent. I have gone through the audio steps in the system preferences but there is no "Built-in HDMI Output" option to be found. Please helpYeah, thanks, but what do you do when there is no "Built-in HDMI Output" to select?