Macbook Pro to HDMI FlatScreen TV ??

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by shopsmart99, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. shopsmart99 macrumors member

    Mar 14, 2010
    I just got a new 50" inch Flatscreen TV with HDMI and Internet Capable
    and want to connect my Macbook Pro to it...

    What cables do i need to do this ?
    Is there an HDMI to Mini Display Port Adaptor ?
    And can sound go through the HDMI ?

  2. shopsmart99 thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 14, 2010
    Isn't there a specially made Cable that can carry sound as well ?

    with all these solutions, you need an extra sound cable ??
  3. Fubar1977 macrumors 6502a


    Jul 30, 2010
    North Yorkshire, UK
    How old is your MBP?
    I believe Apple only added the ability to output sound thru displayport on the mid 2010 refresh.
    I use a cablesson mini displayport to HDMI adapter and just plug the MBP`s audio output into my surround sound system.

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