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Cables to use from a DVD player to a Mac Mini

 
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 10:27 pm    Post subject: Cables to use from a DVD player to a Mac Mini Reply with quote

I would like to know please what kind of cables I can use to connect a dvd player to my mac mini to see movies from my samsung Monitor? thanks
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 6:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you mean "see movies ON my Samsung monitor"?

If so, why can't you connect the DVD player to another input on the monitor? The mini isn't doing anything in that scenario?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:01 pm    Post subject: Movies Reply with quote

mooblie wrote:
Do you mean "see movies ON my Samsung monitor"?

If so, why can't you connect the DVD player to another input on the monitor? The mini isn't doing anything in that scenario?
What kind of cables do I need to do this procedure? Thanks
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You would have to get a video capture device and have that between the DVD player and the mini.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 25, 2012 9:56 pm    Post subject: Video Reply with quote

Smithcraft wrote:
You would have to get a video capture device and have that between the DVD player and the mini.

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Where I live now they would never know what this is? Is this online at all? Thanks
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The EyeTV is a popular model with OS X support.

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