Use my TV as my screen for macbook pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by vixdew, Dec 20, 2008.

  1. vixdew macrumors newbie

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    Hello guys, I have the newest macbook pro got it in september, and I got a nice new HDTV, and was wondering what I would need to do to show my macbook pro screen on my TV

    Thanks in advance!
    :)
     
  2. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

    Tallest Skil

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    Mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter, DVI to HDMI adapter or cable. You can't get audio.

    If you got it in September, you didn't get the newest one. DVI to HDMI adapter or cable only.
     
  3. salvatore macrumors member

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    If your television has a DVI port, you can use a DVI cable right from the MBP to it. If not, just use a cable with the right connector on both ends (e.g. MBP/DVI and TV/HDMI).
     
  4. kobefan234 macrumors 6502

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  5. Aquis macrumors member

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    You would have to have a separate cable directly from the audio output port to the TV. You may also be able to find a converter which will take a DVI input and an audio input and output an HDMI signal.
     

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