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    Old macbook, black port cables?

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    Hi All

    I've not posted on the site before just been reading for a while now
    I have an issue im hoping someone can help me with,

    I have a old macbook(black one) and i want to put the display up on the TV. 32"
    Whats the display port called? is it mini display port?
    Im looking for a cable to hdmi male or female.

    Other option is i have ATV2 . can you display the macbook screen on ATV? i dont mind jailbreaking my TV if i have to.. I also have IP4 jailbroken and Ipad2...

    Someone please help me

    Thanks and kind regards

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    Old macbook, black port cables?
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    It's a mini-DVI cable you need.

    Try one of these Apple Mini DVI to DVI Adapter - Apple Store (UK) then a DVI to HDMI cable to take it to your TV. You'll need to carry audio from the 3.5mm jack seperately.


    That's assuming the connection looks like this:
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    Old macbook, black port cables?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrplow View Post
    It's a mini-DVI cable you need.

    Try one of these Apple Mini DVI to DVI Adapter - Apple Store (UK) then a DVI to HDMI cable to take it to your TV. You'll need to carry audio from the 3.5mm jack seperately.


    That's assuming the connection looks like this:
    Thanks for your responce. Do you know if you can get a mini dvi to hdmi which would then send audio?

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    Old macbook, black port cables?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike JD View Post
    Thanks for your responce. Do you know if you can get a mini dvi to hdmi which would then send audio?

    No, you can not.
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