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Nicolesmith-93
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TiVo to MacBook?

Hi guys

I was thinking of upgrading to multi room as right now we only have the one TiVo box in our living room. A few years ago I had multi room installed so all of the cables are in place but I ended up not really using it at all and the old box that was installed in the bedroom just got left in a cupboard and I got rid of the bedroom tv.

What I wanted to know was if I upgraded and got another TiVo box would I be able to use a hdmi cable from the box and plug it in to my MacBook and use this as a screen instead of buying a new tv or could there be possible compatibility issues?

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jb66
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Re: TiVo to MacBook?

Your mac book doesn't have an hdmi input so it cannot be used as a monitor
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Nicolesmith-93
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Re: TiVo to MacBook?

Hi, I bought an adaptor from apple when I got the laptop as I knew there wasn't anything other than a charger and earphone connection. The one I bought has a usb and a hdmi port, would this not work?

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Re: TiVo to MacBook?

you have bought a Display port to HDMI its still output to connect the macbook to a external display.

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Re: TiVo to MacBook?

Ah I see!! I'm not really great with all the different cables as you can tell lol

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