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Connecting Powerbook G4 to Sharp Aquos LC-20D10-W

I recently purchased a Sharp Aquos LC-20D10-W in Japan and I having problems connection both my older Powerbook G4 (15 inch titanium) and my new Macbook (13 inch white).
I can connect my powerbook via s video without issues. When Itried to connect via the DVI - to the PC port in the back of the TV using an adapetr, my computer recognizes the tv, but I don't get a picture. I then tried with an HDMI adapter and got the same result. I tried switching resolution settings and that also did not work.
I Also tried connecting my macook using the mini dvi port with an adapter with the same result.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Re: Connecting Powerbook G4 to Sharp Aquos LC-20D10-W


A few tries, go to the apple in the top left and choose SYSTEM should bring you to:


In the HARDWARE row you should see DISPLAYS. Select that and you will be at:

You have the DETECT DISPLAYS button, and also CLICK the "Show displays in menu bar" box, so you dont have to keep going through menus to configure.

If you look at the F7 key, to the right of the NUM LOCK key (F6), that key allows you to switch from expanded to mirroring or vice versa.

You can also check Apple's Knowledge base....

Keep me posted.

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