03-10-2010, 09:36 PM
This is for ptpro's equipment.
No problem. Wasn't really the wrong section, I'm just starting to try and keep some of these in one place so they'll be easier for not only myself to find them, but others that may come looking also.
From what you've said, you have an early '09 MacBook Unibody with the 2.0Ghz.
This would be the mini displayport on your Mac.
Since you have a spare HDMI cable already, there are a couple of options open to you for the video side.
1. A mini displayport to HDMI adapter (less than $9 here
) and use your HDMI cable.
Or keep your HDMI cable for that Blu-Ray player you've been eyeing and get a:
2. Mini displayport to HDMI cable in the length you require (from $9-$13 here
For the audio with either of the above you will need a 3.5mm mini-plug to RCA cable like this one
Option 3. Is this handy dandy device
- much more expensive - and not really worth it imho in your particular scenario, but some folks will want and/or need this option. Read the description there for an overview.
You'll find the exact picture for your connections on page 45 of the owner's manual
and you want to use the HDMI-DVI conversion diagram. Here is a cleaned up version for you depicting the first two options. The 3rd would not have the audio connected to the TV, since they would now be combined via the adapter into the HDMI cable.