How do you get Audio from the mini display from hdmi

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Kingtech, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. Kingtech macrumors newbie

    Apr 13, 2010
  2. jawa12083 macrumors member

    Feb 9, 2010
    Wirelessly posted (iPod Touch 2G 8GB: Opera/9.80 (iPhone; Opera Mini/5.0.0176/764; U; en) Presto/2.4.15)

    Get an adapter. Try

    Yes, its a legit site.
  3. Kingtech thread starter macrumors newbie

    Apr 13, 2010
  4. alphaod macrumors Core


    Feb 9, 2008
    Yes it's a legit site except most things are shoddy in quality.
  5. harmonica01 macrumors 6502

    Jul 30, 2007
    just testing my i7 15"

    do not get sound from mini display out to hdmi adaptor

    you still have to order the adaptor with usb

    What a shame
  6. fuzzielitlpanda macrumors 6502a

    Mar 24, 2008
    check your sound settings and make sure hdmi is set
  7. hypermog macrumors regular

    Nov 17, 2009
  8. lcs101 macrumors regular

    Jan 28, 2010
    I have not had any luck getting the audio to work with the mini-display to HDMI cable from monoprice and my 2010 mbp.
  9. harmonica01 macrumors 6502

    Jul 30, 2007
    there is no new options in sound, even when HDMI is connected

    Tried restarting the computer

    best bet remains monoprice's usb+minidisplay to hdmi for audio and video out

    We've been fooled or apple hasn't released firmware/driver update
  10. fuzzielitlpanda macrumors 6502a

    Mar 24, 2008
  11. dausone macrumors member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter II, Black
    by Dr. Bott

    The Dr. Bott Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter is designed to connect your flat panel display or LCD-TV with HDMI-Port to a computer equipped with a Mini DisplayPort.

    Audio output supported via the mini DisplayPort on Macbook Pro laptops released in April 2010.
  12. 530farm macrumors member

    Apr 6, 2010

    People with adapters (hopefully monoprice adapters) try this out:

    "We connected the Core i7 15-inch MacBook Pro directly to our CNET Lab Samsung LCD HDTV; nothing fancy. It wasn't effortless: we had to activate display mirroring in system preferences, but once we did we still didn't have any audio. We had to make sure to also hit the audio settings and select the Samsung HDTV source for output. Once we did, we couldn't control volume through the MacBook Pro anymore, but the TV remote control raised and lowered volume perfectly fine."
  13. jgriffin187 macrumors newbie

    Oct 24, 2007
  14. tdream macrumors 65816

    Jan 15, 2009
    It will only work if on special adapters. If it doesn't state clearly that it carries audio, take it for granted, that it won't work.

    Get the official adapter if and when it gets released.
  15. harmonica01 macrumors 6502

    Jul 30, 2007
    looks like we have to use vesa 1.2 certified adaptors to get sound to carry through.

    Monoprice's minidisplay+usb out to HDMI adaptor still works if people dont wan't to buy another hdmi

    on cnet's page:
    "UPDATE: we hooked the MacBook Pro up to a Denon receiver, under the watchful eye of home theater reviewer Matthew Moskovciak, and played Sin City on DVD. The initial audio stream was in PCM, and sounded good with a few initial drop-outs on the receiver. We then switched audio outputs in the DVD players settings, using what Apple listed as "internal HDMI out," and got Dolby Digital 5.1 audio that sounded as good as HDMI, again with a few odd initial audio hiccups." I am not finding any such apple term from my iphone anybody got a keyboard on them to check it out?

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