Thunderbolt to HDMI?

lionsfan

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Jul 21, 2011
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I just bought a 13" MBA and was wondering how I could connect it to my TV which only takes HDMI. What cables and coverters do I need? I am also hoping to transmit audio to the tv.

thank you

from google searches I can only come up with mini display port to hdmi cables and then a seperate audio cable from the headphone jack on the laptop to the tv
 

Intell

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You need a mini-DisplayPort to HDMI adapter. Because you have a 2011 Macbook Air, you can do audio over mini-DisplayPort.
 
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lionsfan

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Jul 21, 2011
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thanks a lot!! I never knew that thunderbolt supported audio
 
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PDFierro

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I would think any HDMI cable would. I'm debating whether I should purchase a Thunderbolt-to-HDMI cable for my LED HDTV. I'm sure it would look great, I just don't see myself using the Mac desktop on it.

I'm going to have a big video library on my Air, so maybe in that way I'd get some use out of it sometimes.
 
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1rottenapple

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You can try amazon. I got my minidisplay port to hdmi adapter for $5.52 : ) love watching my UK Top Gear torrent videos on my 37in lcd tv... pretty cool looking at 720p downloaded content with sound using my 2010 mba 11 in.
 
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Yumunum

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Do what everyone else says (Buy a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable/adapter) That's what I'm going to do.

But what sucks... Is the fact that Front Row is freakin' gone in Lion
 
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