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hey guys

I have a MacBook pro and was wondering if I could hook up a 2nd display through Bluetooth? If it's possible would I be able to get an addon that plugs into my beautiful 32inch vizio flat panel that's mounted only 6 feet away. I hate running cords that far.
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Nope. Bluetooth lacks the bandwidth to transmit that kind of video.
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WHAT thats hecka lame
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Yeah, most you can transmit via Bluetooth 2.0 is audio unfortunately.

I know you can get Wi-Fi picture frames, but I assume you want to use it as a a second monitor instead and TBH I doubt if Wi-Fi would have enough bandwidth either?
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802.11n Wifi as enough bandwidth to stream video (that's how the AppleTV can be streamed to), but it's almost certainly buffered and not really feasible as a second display for your Mac in the traditional sense. (If you only want it to watch movies it's a different story).

I don't see this as being doable at the moment, sorry.
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