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Topic # 25148 13-Aug-2008 14:12
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Hi All,

I want to connect my Macbook - both Audio/Video to my Sony Bravia HD TV (via the PC Input), but not sure how to do it :(

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks




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  Reply # 156581 13-Aug-2008 14:19
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chakkaradeep: Hi All,

I want to connect my Macbook - both Audio/Video to my Sony Bravia HD TV (via the PC Input), but not sure how to do it :(
Any help would be much appreciated.
Thanks


If you want to use the PC input (Dsub) you will need a mini DVi-VGA adapter from an apple dealer, and then a VGA monitor cable.
This will only be video, you will then have to take the audio out through the audio out jack of the macbook, either as analog, or optial, depending on what your Bravia accompanies its PC input audio with.

BTW you could get a mini-DVI to DVI adapter and then run a DVI-HDMI cable to keep the quality up if you are really wanting pure HD video



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  Reply # 156597 13-Aug-2008 14:55
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wellygary:
BTW you could get a mini-DVI to DVI adapter and then run a DVI-HDMI cable to keep the quality up if you are really wanting pure HD video


Yep, HDMI would be a good option!

So, the components I would need are:

1) mini-DVI to DVI adapter, and
2) DVI-HDMI Cable

I am still confused with audio (analog or optial ???)




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Chaks

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  Reply # 156601 13-Aug-2008 15:09
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chakkaradeep:
wellygary:
BTW you could get a mini-DVI to DVI adapter and then run a DVI-HDMI cable to keep the quality up if you are really wanting pure HD video


Yep, HDMI would be a good option!

So, the components I would need are:

1) mini-DVI to DVI adapter, and
2) DVI-HDMI Cable

I am still confused with audio (analog or optial ???)


fairly much right, make sure that the DVI-HDMI cable is the same flavour DVI as the adapter, ( I think it is DVI-D from memory)

Analog audio uses a cord with 2 3.5mm plugs (the same typre as a pair of headphones), Optical Audio has a longer snout and is a fibre optic cable

BTW The Mini-DVI adapter is an apple only part,

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