Having trouble connecting Mac to TV

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by mflahert2010, Jan 15, 2012.

  1. mflahert2010 macrumors newbie

    Jan 15, 2012
    I have a MacBook Pro and a Magnavox HD TV. I have a mini displayport to HDMI cord. I also have a HDMI to VGA cord. My TV does not have HDMI, it has the VGA (PC IN) port, which is why I bought those cords. When I connect everything, and put my TV's input as PC, it says "No video input". Am I doing something wrong? How do I connect my Mac to my TV?
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    You should use an MDP to VGA adapter instead of two adapters.
  3. trikky macrumors regular

    Nov 10, 2011
    You bought an adapter for an adapter? Why not just buy the correct adapter for your needs, and then the VGA cord?

    If you're within the return policy for the adapters, return them and get the correct one if you're able. The two you have are useless to you.

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