Is there a port to connect to a TV?

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  1. newworld macrumors newbie

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  2. aeboi macrumors 65816

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    The mini displayport can connect the MBP to a TV screen using an adapter.
    Let it be via HDMI or VGA etc...
     
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    What Mac do you have? What inputs does your TV have? In 9 cases out of 10, it's possible, just use Mini DVI/DP to DVI/VGA/HDMI adapter
     
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  5. DMBGuru macrumors regular

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    Google? yeah.

    mini dvi -> vga/hdmi/etc..

    or mini display port -> vga/hdmi/etc..
     
  6. newworld thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thank you.

    I wonder why they don't put a HDMI port on the laptop?

    I have the Mac book pro
     
  7. codenamecueball macrumors regular

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    Which type of MacBook Pro? Glass screen on silver screen.
    And Apple don't add HDMI because nobody would use it, cos it sucks as a connector for PCs
     
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    i connected my macbook pro up with a hdmi and tbh it sucks balls, games are ok but the desktop seems to run at a weird res so things seem blurry.
     
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    If you connected it to a TV, then that is expected as a TV is not meant for displaying computer content, especially such small items as text and menus.
     
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    Part of the reason might be that HDMI requires a royalty to be paid, whereas DisplayPort is royalty-free.
     
  12. ScoobyMcDoo macrumors 65816

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    Just FYI, I found this today. It's the first one I've found that carries both video and sound.
     
  13. Dan73 macrumors 6502a

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    Then switch to the right resolution and you won't have a problem. :rolleyes:
     

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