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ok so i want to get a mac mini just the £399 model i have 2 questions though.


no.1 how do you connect them to the net as there seem to be no ethrenet???

no.2 i want a wireless keyboard mouse setup becauce its for my tv is the set on apple for 70 quid the cheapest and best???

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The Mac mini does have an ethernet port. It also has built in Wireless and Bluetooth.

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lol i see it now cant believe i missed that lol cheers.

what about the keyboard mouse thing?
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THe apple keyboards are excellent, but any wireless keyboard (eg microsoft etc) will work just fine
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hmm well 79 pound is very exspensive but then again i do want evrything to be good

its a tough decision

also what cables come with it?

want to hook it up to my hdtv
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we need to know what inputs your tv has (what make and model is it)
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hmm well 79 pound is very exspensive but then again i do want evrything to be good

its a tough decision

also what cables come with it?

want to hook it up to my hdtv
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we need to know what inputs your tv has (what make and model is it)
ok got i think 2 hdmi one component but 360 uses that and like 2 scarts i think thats all i got
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You can get a DVI to HDMI cable from apple.com for like $20 (USD).

I like the bluetooth mighty mouse also. No wires and a simple easy to use device has proven useful to me.

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ok cool ill probabley pick one of them up then

surely that doesnt carry sound aswell?
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Nope, video only.

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so how would i get the sound??

if it helps i do have a hifi that can take an input
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You need some type of headphone jack out to audio in on your TV. Take a look at this picture to see.

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