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ok so I can watch blu-ray dvd's on my mac, and i want to transfer this to my HD ready tv. However my tv doesn't have a HDMI input and I understand that I cannot buy MDP to component cable (correct my if I'm wrong!). Since i'm new to all this, I was wondering if I used a number adapters from my MDP to VGA or DVI, to component cable, would I lose the high definition quality?

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Which Mac do you have (year, size, CPU)? Need to know if you have one of the new ones that supports audio out through MDP or not.

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Which Mac do you have (year, size, CPU)? Need to know if you have one of the new ones that supports audio out through MDP or not.
I assume he does, since he says he can watch Blu-ray movies on it (the Mac).

OP, I've never done this specific thing before (used multiple adapters), but I would stay with a DVI connection if possible. VGA is analog, and thus you may lose some picture quality.

Hope that helps a bit.
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yeah its a new Macbook pro, the one that came out last month or so. So DVI is greater quality than VGA? how about if i then ran it into component? or would you recommend straight into DVI?
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Do you have a DVI input available on the TV?

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