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  • hew5 May 11, 2010

    Need to know Mac Model, serial number preferable.
    Need to know what connections your TV has (RCA, HDMI etc.)

  • Demetrios Leontaris May 11, 2010

    Drepending which model you have you may need either a DVI or mini DVI to VGA dongle you should be able to find one at either the apple store or best buy. Then you just plug it in.

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You need a DVI to S VDO adapter to connect the Macbook Pro to TV

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