is it possible to use rMBP as external display?

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  1. golu14 macrumors regular

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    what happens if i connect my ps3 with my rMBP with hdmi?
    can i use the rMBP as a display for ps3 anyhow?
     
  2. Aksta macrumors regular

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    no. its output only not input. Theres no thunderbolt to hdmi so that won't work either.
     
  3. golu14 thread starter macrumors regular

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    would it work if there was one?
     
  4. bryne macrumors member

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    No.
     
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    No.
     
  7. MagicBoy macrumors 68040

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    No.

    HDMI whether it's via the dedicated rMBP port or a Thunderbolt/Mini-DP adaptor is OUTPUT only.

    You will require a capture device to use your MBP as a display for the PS3. The latency between capture and display would likely make gaming ... difficult.
     

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