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I tried connecting my Mac-Air to my TV using the HDMI adapter. The volume is very low. Even cranked all the way up, it is still not loud enough watching hulu, netflix etc.

Any suggestions?

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closed as too localized by bmike Apr 13 '13 at 12:22

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Is the TV volume all the way up? Is the MBAir volume all the way up? Or both? – Jason Salaz Mar 21 '11 at 15:02
Yep. Both turned all the way up. – Kevin Lawrence Mar 22 '11 at 4:28
Oh, and what adapter are you using? Given that a MBAir doesn't have an HDMI jack. – Jason Salaz Mar 22 '11 at 17:16
Apple's display port -> HDMI adapter – Kevin Lawrence Mar 22 '11 at 19:59
no, this is a problem even when output is directed to the the HDMI cable. needs a separate audio cable from the headphone jack – user47345 Apr 13 '13 at 12:17
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Make sure you select the correct HDMI Output in System Preferences | Sound. You are probably still listening to the sound through the mac speakers.


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