How do I connect my Mac to a television with firewire?
I recently got a hold of an older model standard definition television. I want to use it for editing with Final Cut Pro, but I am trying to connect it to my Mac Pro. I don't have anymore DVI ports on my Mac, and I am trying to avoid purchasing a new graphics card. Are there any cables or converter boxes enabling me to connect my Mac to the analog AV inputs on the television? I was thinking maybe there would be some device using firewire as a connection method…thanks in advance.
Asked By: Kevin - 4/10/2008
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There are dozens of firewire video converters out there, the problem is they aren't cheap either. This one runs $269.00 and it's the cheapest I could find (the most expensive is just under 8 grand... More
Answered By: Kevin M - 4/11/2008
Additional Answers (2)
Firewire cannot display your screen as far as I know. You might have to get a splitter or open up an HDMI connection for you to use.
Answered By: autigersfan89 - 4/10/2008
You cannot use FireWire for monitor connections, but you can purchase a cheap splitter, and that should work.
Answered By: Zinogikudu - 4/10/2008
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