Macbook Pro Mini Display Port

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jsbarone, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. jsbarone macrumors regular

    May 8, 2007

    I bought a Mini DVI to HDMI adapter thinking it was what I needed for my new macbook pro. It turns out that it isn't. Do any of you know where I can get a Mini Display to HDMI adapter for cheap?
  2. MasterNile macrumors 65816


    Apr 9, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't exist yet, the Mini DisplayPort is a proprietary connection, so the adapter would come from Apple and as of yet they don't have a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapter.
  3. iMacDragon macrumors 68000


    Oct 18, 2008
    There isn't a direct mini displayport to hdmi adaptor at present, or any third party ones of any sort yet, right now you need a mini displayport to dvi adaptor and then a dvi to hdmi cable.
  4. guitarmaster18 macrumors regular


    Mar 27, 2007
    Or, he could just use his current HDMI cable and get one of these.

    To the OP: As said before, MiniDisplayPort > HDMI adapters don't exist yet, however you could get one of those adapters that I linked to for significantly less than a DVI > HDMI cable. The adapters are available at any radioshack/bestbuy, and are definitely the best choice at this point.
  5. mumstead macrumors newbie

    Jun 24, 2008
    Actually you can get a DVI to HDMI cable at Monoprice for a little over $4.00.
  6. jsbarone thread starter macrumors regular

    May 8, 2007
    The DVI bit doesn't help me. I need Mini Display to HDMI. It looks like I'll have to go Mini Display to DVI to HDMI---lame!

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