Need help getting sound on my tv from my macbook

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by trackforlife7, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. trackforlife7 macrumors newbie

    Aug 18, 2009
    Ok i bought a mini-dvi to dvi adapter and connected it to a dvi-d to hdmi cable and connected it to my tv. I get a picture on my tv, but how do I get sound off from my tv speakers from playing a song from my itunes or watching a youtube video?
  2. gr8tfly macrumors 603


    Oct 29, 2006
    ~119W 34N
    You need to connect the audio through the headphone jack - either analog with a 3.5mm stereo plug to stereo RCA, or digital using TOSLINK optical (with the proper 3.5mm adapter).
  3. foodle macrumors 6502

    May 14, 2008
    Pennsylvania, USA
    DVI does not carry sound. So even though HDMI does, you lose any audio when you go to DVI. As the other poster mentioned, you need to use the headphone output.
  4. SqB macrumors 6502

    Jan 14, 2008
    Northern Colorado

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