How to get the iPod display on to a MacBook or a projector

Discussion in 'iPod' started by Duster, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. Duster macrumors newbie

    Aug 7, 2009
    Hi Everybody,

    I want to get the display of the iPod touch on to my MacBook or to a Multimedia Projector. I tried using a AVI cable but it does not work. :( any ideas that you can give me is greatly appreciated.:):)

    Thanking you in advance......!!!!!
  2. old-wiz macrumors G3

    Mar 26, 2008
    West Suburban Boston Ma
    Macbooks and iMacs do not have a video in port, so you won't be able to do that unless you buy something like the elgato eyetv, but that would be a freaky mess of cables and a pain to work.

    for a projector, you'd need the official apple cable plus probably another cable to match the projector's input.
  3. Duster thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 7, 2009
    Thanks for the reply,

    I have a normal AVI cable. It works on the projector but I can only see videos and pictures. Is it possible to view the home page and apps through a projector......?????:confused::confused:
  4. arjen92 macrumors 65816


    Sep 9, 2008
    Below sea level
    I have no idea, but I think you need a developers kit to do that. I believe that is what they use with apple keynotes.

    You probably don't want to do it like this, but this website just films the ipod touch in a dark environment.

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