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Macbook to Samsung LED TV?

by bsts126sabre / June 16, 2009 2:44 AM PDT

I can not seem to find a hook up in the back of my Samsung TV for the Mini-DVI Converter cable I was told that I needed. I need a little help. Does it depend on the TV for what cable you need?

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(NT) What connectors do you see on the back of that TV?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 4:19 AM PDT
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this?
by bsts126sabre / June 16, 2009 4:28 AM PDT

Digital Audio Out (Optical)
PC IN (Audio and PC)
HDMI IN (2 and 1)
DVI IN (HDMI 2)
HDMI 3

That what you needed?

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Right,
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 9:54 AM PDT
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so you have a couple of choices there.
The Mini-DVI adapter either converts to a full sized DVI or
it converts to a VGA cable. (NOT both)

All you need is the correct cable that will go from the DVI or VGA end of the adapter and fit into the DVI or VGA connector on the TV.

The adapter is only a few inches long and needs a cable to go with it.

I'm guessing that the PC In is the VGA connection

How's that?

P

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Thanks!!!
by bsts126sabre / June 16, 2009 1:12 PM PDT
In reply to: Right,

Thank you. You have to have been the nicest person to have ever helped me in these forums. Thanks again!

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(NT) You're welcome
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / June 16, 2009 10:54 PM PDT
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