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
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Davis McCarn earned 250 total points
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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.
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by:Jackie Man
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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.
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by:Jackie Man
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Buy any one in the list below with native resolution up to 1920 x 1200.
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by:Jackie Man
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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??

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by:Davis McCarn
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It should.

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