Mac Mini with LG Monitor/TV

Posted on 2011-09-07
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

I am planning to purchase Mac Mini i7 Quad Core with Lion Server.

I have a requirement to connect Mac Mini i7 with LG TV cum Monitor (ex: with LG M2762DP or  LG M2762DP-PZ or  LG M2780D-PZ 27 Under the Model  LG M2762D)

Does Mac Mini compatible with LG TV/Monitor models mentioned above?

Does using a simple HDMI cable is enough for connectivity?

If Mac mini is not compatible with LG which is the best TV cum Monitor Mac Mini supports?

Question by:RishiBang
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
LVL 43

Accepted Solution

Davis McCarn earned 250 total points
ID: 36502600
Here are the specs on the Mac Mini:
It supports an HDMI monitor up to 1920X1200 and, since the LG is 1920X1080, you ought to be fine.
LVL 47

Expert Comment

by:Jackie Man
ID: 36504735
It may work if you can solve the problem below.

The problem is not orignated from the hardware, the Intel HD Graphics 3000 video card shall work... but OS X lion server may not diplay properly at 1920 x 1080 natively.

If I were you, I will buy LG W2600H-PF LCD monitor. 


Buy any one in the list below.
LVL 47

Assisted Solution

by:Jackie Man
Jackie Man earned 250 total points
ID: 36504758

Buy any one in the list below with native resolution up to 1920 x 1200.
Instantly Create Instructional Tutorials

Contextual Guidance at the moment of need helps your employees adopt to new software or processes instantly. Boost knowledge retention and employee engagement step-by-step with one easy solution.

LVL 47

Assisted Solution

by:Jackie Man
Jackie Man earned 250 total points
ID: 36504828
If you want to stick with a TV, the following shall suit your requirement.

Samsung T240HD 24in. LCD TV


Hannspree ST289MUB 28" Class LCD HDTV

Author Comment

ID: 36533500
Hi DavisMcCarn & jackieman,

I have purchased Phillips P-Line 273P3LPH Full HD, LED Monitor which has a HDMI cable in the box.

I wanted the device should be a monitor in the first place but can also be used as TV in the second place using a good TV Tuner card

Does Mac Mini supports Phillips P-Line 273P3LPH??

LVL 43

Assisted Solution

by:Davis McCarn
Davis McCarn earned 250 total points
ID: 36533674
It should.

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Ready to improve network connectivity? Watch this webinar to learn how SD-WANs and a one-click instant connect tool can boost provisions, deployment, and management of your cloud connection.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Information security is a multi-billion dollar industry. Just as lucrative is the black market industry which trades stolen identities, credit card numbers and software exploits all over the world. Nothing is hack-proof. The best one can do is make …
Apple's Mac OS X has become an official member of the malware club. The Flashback Trojan has affected over half million Macs, worldwide. It is behavior that ultimately gets malware onto a person’s computer. Obsolete or out-of-date software helps…
There's a multitude of different network monitoring solutions out there, and you're probably wondering what makes NetCrunch so special. It's completely agentless, but does let you create an agent, if you desire. It offers powerful scalability …
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question