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just ordered my other half a mac min 2011 model
comes with the a dvi to hdmi lead
im a bit confused . on how to connect to tv or monitor

1 ) will it connect to a tv with hdmi from mac to hdmi tv
2 ) the lead that is supplied, the dvi to hdmi. i take it hdmi to to mac and dvi to a monitor that has dvi connector

3 ) using normal vga monitor is it the mini display to vga lead that i need
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The older Mac Mini's came with only the DVI connector, but came with a DVI->HDMI adapter if you wanted to connect to a monitor that only supported HDMI.

The new Mac Mini's comes with HDMI instead. So you will connect that directly to your monitor without the need for any adapter.

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the pc monitor is vga only but we have a 22 inch tv that we may be able to use instead
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