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Macbook 13" locks up when plugging in my 32" lcd hdtv using the hdmi adapters

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  • jmsoberg Sep 25, 2009

    (1) 1366 x 768 (2) not sure if this is a question but when i first bout the adapters it worked though it stretched the picture, now it just locks up with a grey screen. i have to turn the power off and restart it. (3)apple and best buy, it is a mini dvi to dvi adapter(apple) connected to a dvi hdmi cable(best buy). (4) os x version 10.5.8
    (5)MacBook4,1, its a white 13" macbook with 2.4 Ghz core 2, 2gb 667 mhz.
    (6)yep, tried that with the same results, it just locks up. I would just assume it is not compatible, except for the fact that it worked when i first bought it. My hard drive crashed and after i replaced it and reinstalled everything it locks up.

    Thanks

  • jmsoberg Sep 25, 2009

    here is a list of things the hdtv is supposed to have

    Brightness: 500 cd/m2
    Viewing angle: 178 x 178
    480i/480p/720p/1080i digital programming compatibility
    Automatic format conversion
    3D comb filter
    Progressive scan
    Digital noise reduction
    Tint/color/brightness level controls
    Pre-programmed sound controls
    Trilingual on-screen display (English, Spanish, French)
    Sleep timer
    Closed captioning
    Channel label
    Two HDMI inputs
    2 component video inputs (YPbPr)
    S-video input
    Two composite video inputs
    Coaxial RF input
    VGA (D-sub) input
    Seven audio inputs
    Audio output
    Headphone jack
    Includes full-function, universal remote control

    VGA works. but its just bugs me that the hdmi stopped working

    Hope this info helps

    thanks

  • jmsoberg Sep 25, 2009

    oh here is some more about the tv. -TV Technology: LCD
    -Screen Size:32"
    -TV Definition:HDTV
    -Brightness: 500cd/m
    -HDMI: Yes
    -Contrast:1000:1
    -Response Time: 8 ms
    -Dimensions with Stand:31.69 x 8.35 x 25.0
    -Widescreen:Yes
    -Shipping Weight (in pounds):44.32
    -Product in Inches (L x W x H):31.69 x 8.35 x 25.0
    -Assembled in Country of Origin:USA and/or Imported
    -Origin of Components:USA and/or Imported
    -Wal-Mart No.:000552466

  • Kenneth Klare
    Kenneth Klare May 11, 2010

    Need more information:
    LCD native resolution? You may not have a compatible resolution and any HD resolutions?
    Where did you get your mini-DVI (?) to HDMI adapter? Not Apple.
    Mac OS 10.?.?
    Which 13" Mac? Go to Apple::About This Mac::More Info
    like Model Identifier: MacBook5,2
    on mine. Looks like you have last year's basic white/black MacBook by where you entered this.
    Have tried having System Preferences::Displays open and set Mirror as soon as possible so your screen tracks what the TV does.
    -Ken

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I the macbook white might not support hdmi if the tv is new you could use vga

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