Plugging New Macbook Pro into Older TV

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by ipodtouchy333, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. ipodtouchy333 macrumors 65816

    Nov 15, 2007
    Hey all, have a pretty easy question that I probably should know the answer to but oh well. Just wondering how I plug my 2012 Macbook Pro into my older TV (no hdmi.)

    Do I just need the mini DisplayPort to VGA adapter and a VGA cable? That simple?

    Thanks so much
  2. Stooby Mcdoobie macrumors 6502a

    Stooby Mcdoobie

    Jun 26, 2012
    If your TV has VGA input, yes.
  3. Dave Braine macrumors 68040

    Dave Braine

    Mar 19, 2008
    Warrington, UK
    You'll also need to connect the audio. Use a 3.5mm lead from your Mac's Audio Out to the TV's Audio In(assuming it has one).

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