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Hello, I am looking to buy hdmi converter for mac as well as hdmi cable to hook up my 2011 MBP with tv. I see lots of product out there and was wondering which products are best for their worth!

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I have a moshi adapter. Works fine, transmits audio as well as video.

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Check the 2nd half of post #4.

Connecting your Mac to your TV

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Rather than an adapter (which will still require an HDMI cable), I'd like to suggest this cable:
Kanex Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Cable 10 ft (3 m)

It's a little pricier than an adapter and a cable, but it's more "elegant" as a single component solution.


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I have one of these:

NewerTech NWTCBLMDPHDMI Mini DisplayPort to HDMI... in stock at OWC

IMO, OWC has the best products on the market - and this adapter is completely indistinguishable from the Apple dongles. The price is pretty decent too.

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wow thanks for suggestions guys, it seems like Kanex seems more efficient! thank you
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Monoprice.com MDP to hdmi.

10 bucks

says it doesn't do audio but it does on my 2011 MBP 13


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Monoprice.com MDP to hdmi.

10 bucks

says it doesn't do audio but it does on my 2011 MBP 13
Monoprice is indeed good stuff. I didn't go that route because I swap out a cable when I connect my mbp to the tv.. and forgot about that option.

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Monoprice is indeed good stuff. I didn't go that route because I swap out a cable when I connect my mbp to the tv.. and forgot about that option.
They also have a dongle to use with a HDMI cable for about 7 bucks.


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You guy's noticed the video lag on HDMI ?
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You guy's noticed the video lag on HDMI ?
What software are you using?


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No special software.. Just the extend desktop function. I see it when moving the mouse it's delayed a bit. When I use the VGA signal it's fast like a mouse ^^

PS. to stay on topic here is some really nice info about HMDI and audio support through mini display port.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4241
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I haven't noticed it myself - and I've done full HD video out to my TV via the adapter. No issues whatsoever. It could be a quality issue with the adapter. They are not all created equal.

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Problem is caused by my Samsung.. I now know what to do
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