How do I get Sound from laptop to TV using VGA?
- Connect one end of a VGA cable to your computer’s VGA port.
- Connect and secure the other end of the VGA cable to the “VGA,” “D-Sub” or “PC-Input” port on the back of your TV.
- Plug one end of a 3.5 mm audio cable into your computer or speaker’s headphone jack.
- Power on your computer and TV.
How do I get Sound on my TV with VGA cable?
The VGA cable only transmits a video signal. In order to transmit sound from your PC to the TV you must have the PC audio cable connected. The PC audio cable is a standard 3.5mm audio jack on both ends. You can find this at many electronic stores.
Can VGA be used for Sound?
HDMI cables transmit both video and audio signals, but VGA cables are only able to transmit video. The back of the VGA adapter features a 3.5mm audio jack that allows you to attach an audio cable (not included) to your speakers or display so you can enjoy both audio and video from your HDMI-enabled device.
How do I enable HDMI audio on Mac?
Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sound. In the Output pane, make sure that your HDMI device is selected. If you’re connecting using a Mini DisplayPort adapter, make sure that your Mac can send audio over Mini DisplayPort.
Why audio is not working with HDMI?
Make sure the volume is turned up. You also may need to go into the set-top box menu and select HDMI in the Audio Settings or Audio Coding section to pass the audio to the TV. You may need an update to your set-top box firmware, or a newer set-top box from your service provider.
Can you connect a HDMI to a VGA monitor?
Originally Answered: Can I connect a VGA monitor to an HDMI port? Yes, you will need to purchase a VGA to HDMI converter. This is typically a cable with VGA male on one end and HDMI male on the other end.
How do I connect my Mac to my TV with audio?
Buy a DVI to HDMI cable and a 3.5 mm analog stereo audio cable. The DVI cable will carry the video output from your Mac and connect to the HDMI port on your TV. The 3.5 mm (aka 1/8″) stereo audio cable will carry the audio from your Mac to the audio in port on your TV.
How to view iMac on TV with HDMI?
Doing so allows you to view the contents of your Mac’s screen on your TV. You can use several different types of HDMI cable to attach your Mac to your TV, or you can use AirPlay to show your Mac’s screen on an Apple TV. Find your TV’s HDMI input.
Can you use a DVI cable for audio on a Mac?
VGA and DVI cables only carry video signals while HDMI cables can carry both audio and video. For this reason, I recommend using a TV’s HDMI port whenever possible. Most Macs made between 2006 and the end of 2008 will need two cables, one for video and a second for audio.
How do I connect my Mac to my TV with Mini DisplayPort?
The MiniDisplayPort adapter plugs into the Mini DisplayPort port on your Mac, then you connect the HDMI cable to it. The other end of the HDMI cable connects to an unused HDMI port on your TV. Apples current Macs currently have Thunderbolt ports which are identical to Mini DisplayPorts, but with extra features.