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MacBook Pro to Sony Trinitron


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hi there i was trying to find a way, well the name of a cable in fact that would allow me to sync my MacBook Pro screen to that of my home television that is a Sony Trinitron, it's only 5 ish years old so i figure should be able to accommodate it but i just have no idea what cable i'm after! any help at all would be Greatly appreciated, thanks,

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MBP model? Newer ones use a mini Display Port for output while the older models have a DVI output port.

Whichever model you have will require using an adapter to VGA unless your 5 year old Trinitron has a DVI input.

Also... CRT type TV displays do not (in my opinion) make good monitors for a computer since they're limited in resolution. Your Sony will more than likely be only able to display low resolutions. 1024 x 768 maybe? And sometimes setting the correct refresh rate can be difficult.

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it's an older MBP but thank you very much for the advice and having used an adaptor for a different tv previously i've aware the picture will diminish etc. but that's cool and has been accounted for, thanks for the advice!
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ie.? 2m DVI TO VGA CABLE: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo
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That will work.

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