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3191 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Nov 1, 2010 7:47 PM by louie
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2010 4:02 PM (in response to scottfromderby)I suspect an incompatibility with the HDMI anti-copy protocols. Try the DVI-I to SVGA. I know it's analog, but it's surprisingly good. I use that on my 40 inch Samsung LCD. I have NOT tried the DVI to HDMI route myself.MBP-early08-15inch, G4PB1.67, Mac OS X (10.5.8), lotsa Macs since the Plus
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2010 5:04 PM (in response to louie)Thanks Louie - it seems painful not to use HDMI, I've never really understood Apple's logic behind the anti-copy stuff they've done in the past but I think you're right, it's probably that
Regarding SVGA, connection-wise do you mean DVI->VGA->TV? My TV doesn't have a VGA input port Could I go DVI->VGA->HDMI->TV or DVI->VGA->Component->TV? There's S-video or composite, but I'd prefer to avoid if poss... what do you think?MacBook Pro 15", MacBookPro2,2, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 2 GB RAM, 2.33 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2010 5:28 PM (in response to scottfromderby)Interestingly (or perhaps not), this TV in particular does have HDCP support. I guess this might have something to do with it? Hopefully I should get a chance to try this setup out with another HDTV at work tomorrow.MacBook Pro 15", MacBookPro2,2, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 2 GB RAM, 2.33 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo
Currently Being ModeratedNov 1, 2010 7:47 PM (in response to scottfromderby)If you do not have a PC (D-Sub/SVGA) input, I would try to convert your DVI-I (which has an analog section on its pins) to Component. I would think the most likely adapter would utilise the Apple DVI-I to SVGA adapter (I received one with my MBP) and convert SVGA to component. I do not know offhand of a specific product.
S-Video or Composite won't give a high-definition picture.MBP-early08-15inch, G4PB1.67, Mac OS X (10.5.8)