Updated MacBook Supports Both Audio and Video Output via Mini DisplayPort

The new MacBook “A new support document posted today outlining the ports and connectors included on Apple’s updated MacBook confirms that the new model supports transmission of both audio and video via its Mini DisplayPort output,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.

“The feature allows users to run a single cable (when using a compatible Mini DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter) from their computer to their home theater system or television,” Slivka reports. “According to a footnote regarding the HDMI compatibility, users should be sure to use a VESA-compliant adapter to enable the full capabilities.”

Slivka reports, “Apple’s current MacBook Pro and iMac models already support this functionality…”

Full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Andrew W.” for the heads up.]


  1. This one listed on Amazon does however:

    “Value Pack – PTC Premium FULLY SHIELDED Mini DisplayPort to HDMI w/6ft Dual Tone HDMI Gold Series Cable for All Macbook, Pro, Air with Mini DisplayPort interface”

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