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    Mini Mac and LCD HD TV
    Is it ok to use my 32" LCD HDTV as a screen for a Mini Mac?

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    Texas, where else?
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    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    There are tons of people doing just that.

    Your cabling would depend on which Mac Mini you have, what TV you have and where you want the sound to play.
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
    In the Windows world, most everything folks don't understand is called a virus.

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    Tulsa, OK
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    you will love it! i use a G5 as a media server with a 52" plasma as its monitor and it works great. i have a DVI to VGA adapter connecting the video and i use the optical out to provide the audio. the picture and sound are great!

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    Ok! Brill! I was just wondering if the TV would be messed up or something, but cool to know that is works fine. Thank you all good people for great help!

    Me

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    Nov 09, 2005
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    Northern VA
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    MacbookPro 15.4, 2.2ghz i7 (Late 2011), Macbook 1,1 1.83ghz CoreDuo
    I have a DVI to VGA cable running to my 26" Sony LCD HDTV, its pretty sweet, but im running my Macbook on it... Soon ill have a mac mini (again) on a bigger HDTV.

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