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11-27-2011, 03:52 PM
Hi, i have 46PFL8505H and i am trying to connect it with my macbook 13,3". On mac i have mini dvi out. I am using mini dvi to vga adapter and then vga cable to vga in on tv. Then i go on "home"... add new device... computer.... vga sorce. If i try to watch my newly created device i get no signal message. I think macbook is not the problem because it works with no problems with my other tv (not philips). Any tip on what i could try to do to get it working?
11-27-2011, 04:02 PM
check if your MAC display resolution matches to the ones listed in the manual of your TV...
11-27-2011, 04:18 PM
I cant find the manual at the moment but i am shure tv should support 1920x1080. I also changed output resolution to 640x480 and there is no change.
11-27-2011, 04:41 PM
11-27-2011, 05:38 PM
Thx for pdf. Now i see that max resolution on vga is 1360x768 but i still cant get it to work. Tryed all possible resolution, refrash rate combinations.
Philips - Thomas
11-28-2011, 09:30 AM
In this Case you should try to connect the MAC via DVI > HDMI connector.
11-28-2011, 05:34 PM
Already ordered the cable. Hope i get it soon. Meanwhile i tryed tv in combination with other laptop (windows), laptop has hdmi and vga out and it worked with both.
12-02-2011, 07:19 AM
Ok works now. I am using mini dvi to dvi adapter and then dvi to hdmi cable.