Mac Mini 3,1 audio over displayport

mknabster

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Hi guys, I'm noticing that some of the newer TVs out there don't have VGA ports on them anymore, so i'm looking to get an adapter cable for the mini-displayport to HDMI. So I was wondering if my mini supports audio over mini-displayport. Thanks
 

MagicBoy

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Keep in mind that the line out will only get you stereo audio. I use mine as an HTPC, so optical digital does 5.1 if you've got the audio system to match.
 

g33k

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Keep in mind that the line out will only get you stereo audio. I use mine as an HTPC, so optical digital does 5.1 if you've got the audio system to match.
Ehh. Stereo is sufficient for most users.
 

MagicBoy

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To quote that fantastic move Under Siege 2 : "Assumption is the mother of all **** ups.". :D

Mini-DP supplies digital audio, therefore an optical cable is the equivalent interconnect.
 
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