Digital Visual Interface is a interface for the transmission of video between a source device and a display device.

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Monitor Connection via Adapter - Any benefits/detriments?

I have a new graphics card that has 1x DVI 1x HDMI 3x DisplayPort However, at present, I only have two monitors - both using DVI. The three options available to me are: Hook up one monitor (the ...
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Monitor not fully turning on and producing loud noise

Today my old Acer monitor, which is connected to a PC through a DVI-D cable started to produce quite loud (in comparison to barely noticeable sounds many monitors emit) persistent hissing sound on ...
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How to use the VGA/DVI/HDMI backward campatibility feature of DisplayPort?

I've heard that DisplayPort supports sending HDMI, VGA or DVI signal through its ports by using a passive adapter or cable. If true, how can you check if your GPU or laptop model supports that (or ...
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Different types of DVI to VGA adapters?

VGA is analog signal, there's one type of it. I don't understand how there could be different versions of a DVI to VGA adapter, but there are. For example Matrox Triplehead2Go Digital has 3 DVI-I ...
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Trying to set up 2 PCs on an Eizo monitor - no D-SUB signal

I've got a desktop and a laptop and I'd like to plug them both to my Eizo S2431W monitor. The Eizo has DVI and D-SUB inputs. Laptop is plugged in from HDMI to DVI through an adapter. Works fine. ...
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Disable HDMI auto-switch in windows 7

i'm using a HDMI Switch because my TV has not enough HDMI-Ports for all my devices. I don't like the auto switch of the switch. every time i turn on my computer the switch jumps to the HDMI-Ports ...
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Laptop won't send display to video mixer

I'm trying to get my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B12P) to recognise a DataVideo HS-2000 video mixer as a second display, something I've done successfully in the past with a Mac Mini. The laptop ...
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Nvidia and yamaha HTR-2067 and windows 10 “works” negative (DVI->HDMI)

I bought yamaha HTR-2067. It works almost perfectly, but for some reason it doesn't play sound from PC (HP Elitebook 8560w). The strangest is, that if I turn yamaha OFF, on Sound Devices appears ...
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How do I force my MHL to DVI adapter to send 1080p video to my HD computer monitor?

I bought this adapter: www.delock.de/produkte/F_697_MHL_65337/merkmale.html in the hope that it would send native 1080p video from my HTC One (M7) running CyanogenMod 12.1 to my Benq GW2265, which is ...
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Nexus 5 slimport on 1280x1024

I have an old monitor (Fujitsu Siemens 4312fa 1280x1024) I want to connect my Nexus 5 to through hdmi slimport. I was curious if the Nexus' resolution would be downscaled to 1280x720 or something ...
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Monitor EDID gone, cant override P2350

i have a P2350 Samsung 1080p monitor, but it is not recognised anymore in Windows, when connecting via DVI. In Ubuntu i at least get signal, but with wrong resolutions. So far i found out, that there ...
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Does a DVI-D to 2x DVI-D Digital Video Splitter Cable add any latency to my monitor?

So I bought the following DVI-D to 2x DVI-D Digital Video Splitter Cable. I was wondering whether using these cables introduces any real latency to the signal from my video card to my monitor? ...
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What is the difference between different display standards?

I'm looking at my shiny new PC's GPU and Motherboard, and I can see in the motherboard 2 display adapters (DVI-D and VGA) whilst on the GPU I can see 5 (4 HDMI and 1 DVI-D). What is the difference ...
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HDMI output to DVI-D Input full HD?

I have: A Dell LCD back-light LED monitor which have VGA, DP and DVI-D input ports. And I have a satellite receiver that have a HDMI output and supports Full HD (1920x1080). I want to connect my ...
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VGA monitor won't wake up with new DVI-D to DisplayPort monitor connected

Connected a new acer K202HQL monitor as a 2nd monitor to Lenovo ThinkCentre which already has a Samsung SyncMaster 2494 monitor connected via VGA. Samsung and Acer monitors both worked in the ...
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Connecting Dual Monitors

I have a DVI-I connection and a VGA connection. I have the monitors connected properly, but I do not have an option to extend the display, it is duplicated. When I look under Device Manager --> ...
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2nd display in a dual display set up won't has no input signal

Brand new Dell OptiPlex 9020 - Core i7 4790 3.6 GHz desktop https://www.cdw.com/shop/products/Dell-OptiPlex-9020-Core-i7-4790-3.6-GHz-8-GB-500-GB/3851732.aspx?pfm=reo#PO and 2 Viewsonic 22' display ...
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Macbook Air connected to Dell 24W2408 Monitor via DVI-D suddenly turns to static

I'm trying to figure out if this is a hardware or software issue. What happens is that I'm using the monitor and it will suddenly go to all static. This happens a few times a day and seems to be ...
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3 Monitors Connected, 2 Working Only

I have an AMD R9 200 Series graphic cards which has 2 DVI, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort ports available. I've connected two monitors which DVI and the other with HDMI but only 2 work. I've read from this ...
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Asus MW221U Monitor: 'Overdrive' menu appears unexpectedly, buttons not functional

I've had this monitor for a few years, and it's been a pretty good workhorse. A disassembly manual is linked: http://www.manualslib.com/manual/798421/Asus-Mw221u-201u.html#manual Update: I reflowed ...
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SyncMaster 971p Connection Issue

I acquired a 2007 Samsung SyncMaster 971p, and have been trying to connect it to my computer. My laptop only has a HDMI port, and the monitor a DVI one, so I bought a HDMI-DVI cable thinking it would ...
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Frequency out of range

I bought LG 24" LED monitor (24MP47HQ) for my HP desktop (Elite 8200 SFF). If I increase the resolution to 1600*1200 or 1920*1080, then it says 'Frequency out of range' How can I increase the ...
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Host works fine with other monitors, monitor works fine with other hosts - but not each other

I've been trying to characterize and troubleshoot a monitor problem. Consider: Monitor A (NEC 1980SX) Monitor B (Acer AL2416W) Host A (HP Xeon PC w/ Win7 64bit) Host B (Macbook Pro 2012 w/ OS X ...
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How to connect Apple Cinema HD Display (2560 x 1600) if dual-link DVI fails?

I have Apple Cinema HD monitor (1600 x 2560), which is for years working with Mac Pro 1,1 (GeForce GT 430). I'm writing from it right now. The problem is that this monitor refuses to work with my new ...
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Computer does not display output to the screen

I am writing this post with connection to the new computer which I had bought recently. When I have plugged everything and turned on computer, then it is looks like running (light + DVD ROM are ...
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Tv shows lower res than PC is outputting

I just upgraded my graphics card, on the old one I used a dvi-I to vga adapter to my tv, however if i tried using an HDMI cable I got the proplem where the tv would show a pixzelated screen, I assumed ...
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DVI to HDMI/DisplayPort with 2560x1440

I am having two 2560x1440 screens with HDMI, DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort inputs (2x Dell UltraSharp U2715H). My goal is getting them to work with the following motherboard at their native ...
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HDMI to DVI Dual Link via displayport - Apple TV 4 to apple cinema display

I have been struggling with this one for the last two weeks. I have a new Apple TV (4) which I bought thinking it would be compatible with a 2010 DVI Apple Cinema Display 30 inch. Initially I just ...
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Stick media player turns monitor off

I bought a stick media player with HDMI output. I used an HDMI>DVI-D adapter to plug it into a Benq monitor (with DVI-D slot, I already tried DVI-I, which I had to refund, it did not fit). The monitor ...
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How connect two display to H81H3-AD motherboard using onboard video

I am trying to connect two display using onboard video, I have a DVI port and VGA, the DVI works fine but the VGA don't, even alone without the DVI. I'm using an H81H3-AD board. I was look for a ...
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Can't connect my monitor with DVI

My monitor has always been connected with VGA. I wanted to connect it with a DVI cable. I turned off the computer, connected the DVI and turn on the computer. I received nothing on the screen, ...
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Can I run (5) 2560x1440 monitors on a single Radeon R9 290X?

I have a XFX Radeon R9 290X Model R9-290A-EDFD. It has (1) DisplayPort 1.2 (Max 4096x2160), (2) DVI-D (Max 2560x1600), and (1) HDMI (Max 4096x2160) ports. I just purchased (4) Acer K272HUL 27" WQHD ...
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What kind of cable do I need to go from DVI-D (dual link) to DVI-I or DVI-D (both dual link)?

I was wondering what cable I need to go from DVI-D (dual link) on my LG monitor to DVI-I or DVI-D (both dual link) on my GPU and on-board graphics, respectively. I bought this DVI-D to DVI-D (both ...
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Dell monitor working with one HDMI cable, but not with others?

I have a Dell U2312HM monitor connected to a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop via a HDMI-DVI cable. I'm running it on Ubuntu 14.04. I had an issue with the monitor blinking from time to time (reported ...
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Why isnt my laptop connecting to my external monitor?

Alienware M17X-R3 Windows 10 (this might be the problem...) DVI-D cable HDMI to DVI adapter ACER external monitor model no. G236HL For some reason, my laptop won't display anything on the external. ...
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Why I am not able to reduce my brightness/contract of my monitor connected via DVI cable?

Uptill now I was using VGA cable and now i have connected DVI cable. After connecting DVI cable, my screen brightness is really high. I have reduced it to zero both in monitor setting and Nvidia ...
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howto conntect hp zbook 15 g2 to 2nd display over acer k272hul daisy chain incl. convert to DVI)

here is my setup: laptop: hp zbook 15 g2 , no docking station acer k272hul (2560*1140) dell p2311H (1900*1080) the goal is connect to both displays to to the laptop and run at max resolution. For ...
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DVI cable trouble

I have a monitor E2360S that has double link digital DVI interface, also i have three graphics cards: and asus gtx 560 ti, gigabyte radeon 7870 and some very old radeon that has a VGA interface. ...
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3 Monitors on Lenovo T420s - Intel HD Graphics 3000

I have a Lenovo T420s with an Integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 display adapter. The laptop is currently attached to a dock and the dock is connected to a monitor via DisplayPort and another via DVI. ...
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HDMI out on a tablet doesn't work with a 17" LCD monitor

I have a problem getting HDMI out of my tablet playing nice with video inputs of an old 17" monitor. Monitor in question is this, and the tablet is this. Monitor works just fine when connected to a PC ...
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Sound Output Through 3.5mm With HDMI Connected

I have two monitors (ASUS VH238-C) and I am trying to get sound to play through both of them. The current setup is as follows: Main monitor is connected through HDMI. Second monitor is connected ...
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Why doesn't my Analog output work on Radeon R9 280x?

I have a Asus R9 Radeon 280x. The outputs work fine with digital devices, ie those that use DVI or HDMI. It has one DVI-I dual link which is supposed to work with Analog sources like VGA (with an ...
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Should I get a second graphics card to have a dual monitor setup?

I bought a second monitor for my desktop computer. While setting it up, I realized it only has 1 VGA slot connected to my graphics card. There is one extra VGA and DVI slot at the back of the case, ...
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DVI-D Dual link won't let me boot past the bios (which it shows in triplicate stacked horizontally)

I've been using the same setup for more than 2 years when suddenly my DVI cable seems unable to deliver the 2560x1600 resolution that my monitor requires. It just flashes a triplicate of my BIOS (the ...
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Is my Monitor Non-Compatible with HDMI Cables?

I have two AOC e2050Swd set up for my computer. I'm trying to set it up so I can switch to a different system on one monitor (be it for gaming or watching a movie off a dvd player) but it doesn't ...
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Which cables I need to extend the Samsung Note 3 screen to the monitor (DVI-D dual link)

I'm looking for a solution to connect my smart phone Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my monitor Acer S220HQL. This monitor has two connectors: VGA DVI-D dual link Actually the VGA connector is busy but ...
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Trying to hook up Dual Monitor Samsung S32D850T but can't get 2560 x 1440 using a ASUS GFX 970

I have 2 Samsung S32D850T 32" monitors (S32D850T) that work great through DVI however the top resolution I can get from them is 1920x1080. Of course the drivers of the graphics card (ASUS GFX 970) ...
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Will this DVI-D to VGA cable with integrated active converter work?

I have repeatedly made bad decisions about my choice of computer. I bought a desktop, read the side of the box and it looked pretty good. Did not check the type of motherboard. It's a Camphor ...
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EVGA gtx960 Super AC 2.0 - Wrong colour pallette while using CRT monitor and DVI-i to VGA Adapter

I'm experiencing a weird issue where my monitor, an old 19" CRT basically show close to no green levels. The monitor works flawlessly on another computer and I have tried 2 DVI-I to VGA connectors ...
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G-sync with a Displayport to DVI adapter

So I bought two AOCG2460PG screens for my new setup (nVidia GTX 780 SLI) but came across a slight oversight; I found that the monitors only support Displayport and that there's only one Displayport ...