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L52FHD38 DVI to HDMI connection with a Mac Mini. I have a 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Mac Mini and a DVI to HDMI adapter. The adapter, when plugged into my Toshiba HDTV downstairs requires nothing from me: it just works. When I use the same cable and the same settings with my RCA--into the HDMI port and all that--I get unusable signal. Is there some sort of driver weirdness or other thing that I should know. Like I said, the setup and the cable work fine--just not with this TV. Thanks

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You are using the same cable and computer on both TVs if I follow you correctly. Is it single link or dual link DVI? The two are different and can be a factor.

Did you plug into the HDMI/DVI port or the HDMI 1 port? Make sure to use the HDMI/DVI port.

As far as I know, the Mac should be able to load the drivers for both TVs. However, my manual for this TV doesn't mention OS limitations.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Posted on May 02, 2010

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