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Mini Mac and LCD HD TV


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

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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!

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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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