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

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Apple Cinema Display 30" Aluminum goes black sometimes

I have an Apple Cinema Display Aluminum 30" that sometimes goes black at times, usually does this right after start up of my PC/Mac. The display will flash to a black screen, like it is off. If I ...
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Turning off DVI monitor disables it in Windows

So, I've seen Turning DisplayPort monitor off disables monitor completely and everything points to be being becuase of the way DisplayPort is designed. But I'm having basically the exact same ...
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DVI-D to VGA Adapter “Input Not Supported” on Startup

I've been tasked with increasing the number of monitors from 1 to 3 for a PC. This machine originally had a DVI-D connection straight to the monitor from the PC. My knowledge of DVI cables was not ...
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AMD Radeon 7800 series second DVI does not work

I have a Radeon 7800 series and it has 4 ports on the back: 2x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x Hdmi. I have 2 Asus 27" 60hz monitors and an asus 24" 144hz monitor. I just got the new 144hz monitor and would ...
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Can't activate more than 4 monitors at the same time

As the title states, im currently running a system with a Radeon 7850 eyefinity 6 (6 separate mini display ports). To every port I have connected an active mini DP to HDMI converters. in each of ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution [duplicate]

I cannot get windows 7 pro to set my monitor to its native resolution of 2650x1440. I have Windows 7 pro, an NVIDIA GT730 and two monitors(AOC e2752She, BenQ GW2765) attached to the NVidia card using ...
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Accidentally connected 12v psu to 5v HDMI composite/svideo composite adapter

I accidentally connected a 12v psu to a composite/svideo - HDMI converter adapter that was expecting 5v (after a customer service rep. apparently erroneously claimed the device could handle up to ...
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Red dots over the LED monitor

What I have:- 1x GTX N560 Ti Hawk 1x DVI-I to VGA converter 1x LED Monitor from LG (I don't remember the model name) I am getting red dots all over the screen, I am confirmed that its not the ...
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Monitor not detected on nVidia eGPU

I have a ThinkPad W540 laptop which has an ExpressCard 2.0 slot. I took advantage of it and built my own eGPU setup, using a PE4L 2.1b adapter, and an nVidia GeForce 750Ti card from EVGA. Usually when ...
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DVI to HDMI cable - No Video Input

I've just bought a DVI to HDMI cable in order to connect my Philips 227E3 to my Asus X555L. When I connect them, and choose DVI as input for my screen, I get "No Video Input" message. What can be ...
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How can use three monitors at a time three by DVI port and one by VGA port? I have already tried as the following procedure [duplicate]

I have connected two monitors by converting HDMI from the DVI port by using 'y' cable and HDMI extenders. When I connect another monitor with using the VGA port the display is not working. When ...
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What does the direction of the arrow mean on DVI to VGA adapters?

I was replacing a monitor today and I noticed that the DVI to VGA adapter had an arrow on it that would either point left or right (provided you have it oriented like a pyramid with the side with the ...
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Is it possible to connect VGA via an converter to an DVI-D port?

I have an samsung screen with VGA input. I want to connect to it via an adapter with DVI, because I don't have an VGA port on my videocard. The problem is that I can't find any DVI male to VGA female ...
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Can I use a DVI-D cable for a DVI-I graphics card

I have a GTX N560 Ti Twin Frozr III MSI's Hawk Edition graphics card and it comes with 2 DVI-I Female ports and 1 Mini HDMI Female port. Now I have a DVI-D Male Cable (both sides) and a DVI-I Female ...
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TV doesn't work as single monitor for PC

Hello i am running Debian Jessie with KDE and i am trying to use my Sony Bravia TV as a monitor but i have a very curious problem. The TV has a VGA cable which i connect to the computer via a DVI ...
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Why does DVI-VGA adapter causes scren tearing?

What actually happens during conversion that may cause screen tearing? With HDMI output the image is stable but when I use the DVI-VGA connector to connect to my monitor I have pretty bad screen ...
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DVI output is dead at system start when VGA is connected (integrated graphics)

At system start if both VGA and DVI are connected I won't get signal to the DVI output. I need to disconnect VGA, restart system and then I can have signal at DVI output. After it I can easily plug in ...
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Monitor suddently stopped displaying

suddently my monitor stopped displaying. I'm not sure what happened, just poof it stopped receiving signal. Here's what I tried: I tried to move video card from one PCI slot to another I tried to ...
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Unable to Connect a Second Monitor: Undetectable

I'm having a dilemma connecting a second monitor to my computer. All cords are connected, the DVI is connected to my graphics card and the VGA is connected to the motherboard. The DVI one is the one ...
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How to hook up satellite to computer to watch satellite TV on computer

I have a satellite receiver (or set-top-box) as shown below and I want to connect it to my computer in order to view digital TV on my computer. It has and is232c port and an AV port as seen from the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...