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what do i need to connect macbook to t.v

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trying to connect my macbook to a 50inch smart Tv with componets dont kno what i need though can anyone help

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • frederic1943 Level 6 Level 6 (9,970 points)
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    Feb 8, 2013 4:31 PM (in response to Chuc108)

    First we need to know which one of the 9 different models of MacBook you have. To see which model you have go to the Apple in the upper left corner and select About This Mac, then click on More Info (and then System Report if you’re running 10.7 Lion). When System Profiler comes up check the Model Identifier and post it back here.


    The Late 2008 model 5,1 Aluminum Unibody and the Late 2009 model 6,1 and Mid 2010 model 7,1 White Unibody have a Mini DisplayPort. The Early 2006 model 1,1 through Early 2008 model 4,1s plus the Early and Mid 2009 model 5,2s have Mini-DVI ports. Each would take a different adapter to connect with the TV.

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