MAC to TV question ?

what kind of cable can i use to connect to my tv??
will any of these work??
http://store.apple.com/us/product/TR842LL/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=MTA4NDU1Mjk
http://store.apple.com/us/product/TR837LL/A?fnode=MTY1NDA3Ng&mco=MTA4NDU2MzY
thanks really appreciate it

note that you would also need some audio cables to go from the MDD line out to the TV AUX input (or external stereo powered speakers), if you want audio better than the internal MDD mono speaker.
A somewhat common complaint with the MDD audio and headphone out is that they can be noisy, and can range from barely noticable to pretty irritating at times, to the point of being totally unusable. If yours suffers from this problem, an alternative is to use a USB audio device, like the Griffin iMic, for the audio line out.

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