uMBP-to-36" HD Plasma with sound

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by bigvb@hotmail.c, May 26, 2009.

  1. bigvb@hotmail.c macrumors member

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    Ive got the 17" uMBP, and want to be able to watch my downloaded films on my plasma. obv i need a converter for mini video port to dvi, and then i assmume a dvi-hdmi cable. But what about sound?

    Cheers
     
  2. smurfjammer macrumors 6502a

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    You have to run sound from the digital optical port.
     
  3. gr8tfly macrumors 603

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    Mini-stereo plug to R/L RCA plugs.

    If it has optical, you could get a 1/8" to TOSLINK adapter, but it's probably not worth the effort for TV speakers.
     
  4. wnxgenral macrumors 6502

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    does mini display to DVI and then DVI to HDMI not carry audio?? thought it did :(
     
  5. smurfjammer macrumors 6502a

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    The Mini Display port CAN run audio but it's not enabled by Apple.
     
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