If I convert the DVI output from my MBP 2.3 GHz, DVI port to VGA, how many pins to I need the DVI connector to have?
I believe this MBP have a regular sized DVI port. The DVI port is approximately the size of a US quarter.
Frankly I'd rather convert DVI to HDMI, but my TV's HDMI port does not have a separate input for sound. Unless someone has a work around this obstacle.
Get what is called a DVI Dual Link "connector."
This is one way to do what you want:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0033039BG/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=486539 851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B0015YYOQQ&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DE R&pf_rd_r=0RCZJ3PN9KRT85FNRF8S
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