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Cable Matters Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt™ 2 Port Compatible) to HDTV Cable in White 25 Feet
Product Description

Cable Matters Gold-Plated Mini DisplayPort to HDTV cable is an indispensable companion for your Mac, PC, and tablet equipped with Mini DisplayPort. Directly connect your laptop or tablet to an HDTV for high-definition video (1080p) and audio streaming or to an HD monitor/projector without a separate cable. Low-profile connector with molded strain-relief design increases the cable durability. Ergonomically designed easy-grip treads make plugging and unplugging a breeze. The combination of gold-plated connectors, bare copper conductors, and foil & braid shielding provides superior cable performance.

Connection Notes
- Input: Mini DisplayPort / Thunderbolt 2 Port Male
- Output: HDTV Male
- Can only convert signal from Mini DisplayPort to HDTV. This is not a bi-directional cable
- Connect up to 2 monitors via AMD Eyefinity Multi-Monitor graphics card (one cable per monitor)

Compatibility (Incomplete List)
- Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro
- Microsoft Surface Pro/Pro 2/Pro 3 for Windows 8 Pro (NOT Surface/Surface 2 for Windows RT)
- Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X230/240s, L430/440, L530/540, T430/440, T440s, T440p, T530/540p, W530/540, Helix
- Dell XPS 13/14/15/17, Latitude E7240/E7440, Precision M3800
- Alienware 14/17/18
- Acer Aspire
- Intel NUC
- Asus Zenbook UX303LA/UX303LN
- HP Envy 14/17
- Google Chromebook Pixel
- Cyberpower Zeusbook Edge X6-100/X6-200
- Toshiba Satellite Pro S500, Tecra M11/A11/S11

Important Note
This adapter is not compatible with Thunderbolt 3 port.

Warranty
Limited One-Year Warranty and Lifetime Product Support

Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Apple, Mac, MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, and iMac are trademarks of Apple Inc.
Product Details
  • Size: 25 Feet
  • Color: White
  • Brand: Cable Matters
  • Model: BC79021
  • Dimensions: .60" h x 6.00" w x 6.00" l, .55 pounds
  • Product Features
  • Convenient cable for directly connecting a Mini DisplayPort (Mini DP or mDP)/Thunderbolt™ 2 port compatible computer to an HDTV, monitor, or projector with HDMI input
  • Transmits both audio and video from computer or tablet to HDTV display; Supports video resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 and 1080p (Full HD) and flawless audio pass-thru for uncompressed digital 7.1, 5.1 or 2 channels
  • Low-profile connector does not block adjacent ports on your computer, has molded strain-relief for long life, and has ergonomically designed treads for easy plugging and unplugging
  • Gold-plated connectors resist corrosion, provide durability, and improve the signal transmission; Foil & braid shielding reduces Electromagnetic interference; Bare copper conductor enhances cable performance
  • Compatible with Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro; Microsoft Surface Pro/Pro 2/Pro 3 (NOT Surface for Windows RT); Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon, X230/X240s, L430/L440/L530/L540, T430/T440/T440s/T440p/T530/540p, W530/W540, Helix; Dell XPS 14/15/17, Latitude E7240/E7440, Precision M3800; Alienware 14/17/18; Acer Aspire R7/S7/V5/V7; Intel NUC; Asus Zenbook; HP Envy 14/17; Google Chromebook Pixel; Cyberpower Zeusbook Edge X6; Toshiba Satellite Pro S500, Tecra M11/A11/S11
  • Customer Reviews

    Most helpful customer reviews

    495 of 505 people found the following review helpful.
    5Great deal but check your Mac Model 1st
    By Gabe
    This cable is well built and a great deal. Prior to ordering this cable however, you need to check a few things.

    First verify that your Mac actually outputs sound through the mini-display port. You can verify your specific model here- [...] Sorry, Amazon will not allow me to put in a direct link. Just go to the Apple support web site and enter "About Mini DisplayPort to HDMI adapters" in search. You'll be taken to a page that lists all Macs and whether or not they output sound from their mini-display port.

    If you don't know what model and year your Mac is, follow these directions- Click Apple icon (upper left of your screen), click "About This Mac", click "More Info". On this screen you'll see the model and year (13 Inch, Mid 2009).

    If your Mac supports sound through the mini-display port, you're done. Go ahead and order the cable. If not, read further.

    If your model does not support sound output you can easily get around this by hooking up additional cabling (via the headphone jack or optical port dependent upon model). In either case you should also verify that your TV will accept both sound and audio through discrete sources. Even if your TV doesn't accept separate audio and video sources, if you planned to play sound through a separate receiver, you're okay.

    If you will not be using a separate audio source for sound and your TV does not support separate inputs for audio and sound (or maybe you're not sure) you may be better off purchasing an alternative device that combines sound and audio via cabling . One such device is the Kanex iAdapt51 for around $35 here at Amazon.

    115 of 119 people found the following review helpful.
    1Worked for 4 months, then broke.
    By dalas verdugo
    Title says it all. Worked great for 4 months, but suddenly doesn't work any more. Might not be an issue if you never disconnect the cable, but I don't always leave my laptop hooked up to my TV, so I guess plugging and unplugging it wore it out somehow. I'm going to try a different brand.

    EDIT 12/16/2014: Three years after writing this review, they contacted me and offered to send me a new cable. The new cable is a different type, so hopefully it's more robust. We will see if it lasts longer than the original cable, but I'm changing my rating from one star to three stars because of the effort.

    Better late than never.

    EDIT 05/26/15: The new cable has broken as well. Back to one star.

    149 of 156 people found the following review helpful.
    5One cable to rule them all
    By Rebecca Fogel
    Awesome all-in-one cable! I got this to connect my 2011 Macbook Pro to my TV, and it works like a dream. It transfers both high-quality audio and video via thunderbolt port, with no need to mess with expensive adapters or a tangle of cords.

    Quick tip: don't forget to configure your Mac to talk to your TV. I used the following settings:
    System Preferences > Sound > Output > select "HDMI"
    System Preferences > Display > select "Mirror"

    Perfect for streaming movies!

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