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    Cinema display for the teev
    Hey, I am considering an Apple HD cinema display, but have heard that you can't use it as a digital cable receiver. Is this true, or?

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    Jan 23, 2008
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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
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    I am unaware of any monitor/TV that has a built in cable receiver.

    If what you mean is can you connect your cable receiver to the cinema display to use it as a monitor - Kanex has a HDMI to mini displayport adapter - it'll set ya back $150 - link.

    I would suggest you ask Kanex about the specific Cinema Display you have or are considering and read their faq before purchasing to have a full understanding of what it will and will not do.
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