HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a widely used interface for transmitting audio and video signals between devices and displays. Many PCs now include the ability to output audio/video directly to an HDMI port.

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Connecting HDMI-only monitor to GPU or motherboard

I have a Gigabyte GeForce GTX 970. My GPU has 3 Display Ports and 1 HDMI. I have two monitors, which only support HDMI. So I wanted to know, should I connect one monitor to my GPU and the other to my ...
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Trying to work with 2 Displays on Windows 10

I am trying to work with 2 monitors on my Win10 Laptop. One being the main laptop screen ofc and the other a LED TV I recently bought. Now when I connect them via HDMI and select "Extend these ...
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connecting monitor with hdmi-to vga adapter works alternately

I try to connect my laptop to monitor with hdmi adapter which usually works. but sometime not working but after some time - works again. When its not working: I switch on my screen and I see these ...
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Windows 10 - Windows won't wake from Sleep S3 if connected through HDMI to the TV

I have a new PC with Windows 10 which I would like to be connected with HDMI to the TV. But if so, the screen does not wakeup after Sleep, I have to turn the PC off with the Power button and turn it ...
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Gnome 3 detects my screen differently VGA/HDMI

I have a screen that is correctly detected by gnome in VGA, he said the screen made 40 ", but when I connect HDMI, he said the screen made 7". Can I configure this option?
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My TV is not detected when I connect to my laptop through Thunderbolt/HDMI cable

I have a laptop with Thunderbolt(Mini Display Port) and ofcourse TV has HDMI port. Si I bought a Thunderbolt to HDMI cable and connected the devices but TV is just not showing up when I press Detect. ...
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Can an hdmi to vga adapter have a resolution limit?

I purchased an hdmi to vga adapter but when I connected the hdmi part to my laptop and the vga part to my monitor, laptop told me that the optimal resolution for that device was 1024x768 even though I ...
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Television connected to VGA port shows 'No Signal' message

I have an [Acer Aspire XC-705 8L Desktop PC (Black) - (Intel Core i3-4160, 10Gb RAM, 2Tb HDD, DVDRW, WLAN, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8.1)][1] that I bought on Amazon that has a HDMI and VGA socket. I ...
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Deactivate power-saving mode when HDMI is plugged in

My Problem is that I have an external screen which I plug into my laptop via HDMI. Now when my Laptop turns of the screen after the normal-15-minute-ish timeout, it also cuts the powersupply to the ...
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ACER g247hyl and GTX 950 MSI 2G GAMING - VGA or HDMI? [closed]

I have purchased ACER g247hyl 24 inch monitor and currently using gtx 950 MSI Gaming 2G for gaming purpose. Now for example, if I play fifa 15 in 720p, 1080p rsolution, games graphics seems crappy ...
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HDMI Cable Dropping Signal - Quality Issue?

I bought a cable to connect my pc to my now fairly old 50 inch Sony Bravia TV. I picked a cheap one as the distance is only about 3 metres: ...
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Cannot set LED monitor to native resolution

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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device plugged-in / unplugged when turning on TV monitor

I have an eGlobal Mini-PC which includes an Intel HD5500 graphics, connected via HDMI to a LG 42LD460 TV. It generally works well, but: The PC is always-on, and turns off the TV after a timeout. ...
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Using 2 external screens with my laptop

I have a ASUS Zenbook Pro laptop, and a Dell S2715H 27" monitor connected to it using HDMI. The laptop has 2 ports for display: 1xhdmi and 1xmini displayport. The monitor only has 2xhdmi. If I buy ...
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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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How to deal with excessive audio latency

My audio latency is excessive. The discrepancy between video (through HDMI) and sound is like 1000 ms. I'm using bluetooth that fires to wireless omni 10 speaker. The only way I know to reduce ...
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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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3 Monitors with laptop

I have a Asus VivoBook S400CA , it has 1x VGA and 1x HDMI port. Can I connect 2 monitors to these ports and use all 3 monitors(1 Internal, 2 External) ? And I want to stretch the screen and not clone ...
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What are the new PC to monitor connector I saw [duplicate]

I am getting a new video card. I want to connect my PC to 2 monitors. I used the HDMI port. Then I saw 2 other ports. I recoqnize that one of them is DVI. The other one is very new. I wonder what it ...
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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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Why does a HDMI cable not work, but a Display-Port cable does work?

I have a Macbook Pro connected to a Dell P2714H IPS 27-Inch monitor. It connects with a mini display port to display port cable. (The monitor has only a large display port connector, it does not ...
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No sound in lenovo yoga 2 except when connected to HDMI

I recently got a Lenovo Yoga 2 with windows 8 (now upgraded to windows 10), and apparently sound doesn't work; not through speakers, not through headphones, but only through HDMI. I have looked all ...
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Splitting 4K output to be displayed on 4x1080p screens without adding a gfx card

How can a 4K image from a single output be displayed on four tiled 1080p screens E.g. monitor 1 showing top left part of the 4k output, screen 2 showing top right part of the 4k output... ...
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Cannot run ATI R390 and i7 2600k HD3000 GPU together

I have both GPUs. But I have to disable the Intel HD Graphics 3000 because I'll only get a black screen when booting. My monitor is connected to the R390 HDMI. However, I need both GPU's enabled, ...
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Connecting multiple “additional” monitors to duplicate displays from multiple computers

I have two desktop computers in Room 1, each of which have 2 monitors connected to them (1x VGA, 1x HDMI, each). These 2 monitors are dedicated to the individual computer they are attached to, and are ...
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HDMI dongle for independent browser streaming

I have an event coming up, and am looking to hire several TV screens to display a live dashboard which is implemented as a web app. All I want to do is to display the web app on the TV screen, without ...
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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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Autoswitch monitors on PC?

I have a dual monitor setup: desktop monitor and TV. I use Win+P to set up the TV as screen only. Now, few months back, it happened that when I turned the TV off in this setting, the monitor would ...
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Is there a way to delay video?

I bought a harman kardon speaker and I uses hdmi projector. Everything is awesome. I can even play game. However, if I watch movie there is a delay on sound. Which is strange. I don't see that sound ...
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Input Audio from TV to GPU via HDMI's ARC Technology then Output to Speakers Connected to a STX

Reason: I noticed 4 devices on the "recording" section of program I am using. Screenshot of NVidia AUX input connectors. I want to be able to access these hopefully to pass audio back from my TV to ...
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Monitor loses HDMI1 input from PC when another device is in HDMI2

I have an LG TV monitor which has two HDMI inputs. In HDMI1 I have my desktop Windows 10 PC connected and in HDMI2 I have a 1st gen Chromecast. Desktop has Nvidia GeForce 780 TI as output. I usually ...
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Windows 10 Lenovo T530 w/ docking station and multiple monitors

I have a Lenovo T530 w/ docking station running Windows 10 and I wanted to run dual monitors. I already had a Samsung S27B350 which is HDMI and I bought a Dell U2414H with Displayport In/Out and HDMI ...
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HDMI auto switching feature

Is there any option to auto switch to the monitor after connecting to it via HDMI cable in Gnome desktop environment. I know that it's available in Windows and the audio switches to the monitor's ...
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Trouble connecting Dell E6420 to 27" Korean Monitor

First time posting so please forgive my ignorance on this hardware issue. TL;DR I can't figure out if the issue is due to graphics card incompatibility or because of choice of connecting cables. I ...
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Is there a way to stream via hardware from a PC to a laptop not in fullscreen?

Basically I have a PC with 2 HDMI ports video card and I want to mirror my PC display image to a laptop, but I still want to be able to use this laptop. I suppose the video stream should just run in ...
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Send sound to AV receiver but have only 1 monitor in Windows

I have a very complicated problem that I hope you can help me with. I have the following setup: PC with: DVI out to primary monitor HDMI out to AV-receiver, which then goes to TV and 5.1 sound ...
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How to control a TV from Linux?

I have an always-on Linux server (Ubuntu 15.10) connected via HDMI to a TV. I would like to ultimately get rid of the TV remote and use a wireless keyboard only (which I use today to control kodi ...
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HDMI->VGA adapter prevents me getting sound from my laptop

My laptop only has HDMI out and the external monitors I have access to here (including a projector) are old VGA-only. I have a HDMI->VGA adapter but when I use this I lose any sound output from the ...
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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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Laptop & HDMI & External Monitor

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50-A 1CX Laptop. And a Philips 220XW8FB/00 monitor. What I want to do is simple. Just connect my Laptop to the monitor via HDMI cable. And I used to do this without ...
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Displayport monitor to HDMI video card

I recently purchased the following: Computer - XPS 8900 w/ NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 730 2GB DDR3 Monitor - Dell 22-inch Monitor - E2216H My issue is that the monitor has VGA and Displayport and the ...
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Change screen brightness when monitor is connected via USB

I have a Lenovo with one HDMI port and one VGA port and 3 USB 3.0 ports. I am trying to hook up two monitors to it. I plugged in one monitor through the HDMI and one through a USB-HDMI converter. The ...
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Do I need two HDMI cables to run 4k from a desktop computer via HDMI?

I have a Samsung LED tv, and looking to buy a video card to use it with my PC at 4k @ 30 hz. I understand 60 hz is only available right now in high end video cards with HDMI 2.0, which are quite ...
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What HDMI cable supports PC display stand-by?

I had my LG display connected to the PC via HDMI for about a year and the display always went to sleep when I shut down my PC and automatically went back on when I turned on the PC. Now I have a new ...
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HDMI not showing up as sound device

I am using nvidia. My PC connects to a TV that have sound. However, HDMI not showing up. This is the screenshot I have updated the driver As you see in the screenshot in nvidia settings, if I go ...
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How to display desktop on TV by RDP connect

I use Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.28 on Mac to connect the Win10 PC, a TV connect the Win10 PC through HDMI. I want to display the windows on TV and control by mac. However, when I use Mac connect ...
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Different latency on 2 different TV's

Im streaming games from my pc to my living room with a Raspberry and Moonlight. The thing is, when I play on a LG M2362D I have no latency. But when i play on a Philips 47PFK6589/12 I do have a ...
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Is my new monitor defective or my eyes?

I’ve just gotten a new Dell UP3216Q (AU$2000) to replace my AOC I2757FH (AUD$390 2 years old) but after plugging it into my Asus laptop’s (Intel HD Graphics 4000) HDMI port and firing it up I noticed ...
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Putting my computer in another room for noise

Why? I'm not getting any younger, and the older I get, the more sensitive my ears become. Right now, if I don't sleep with ear-plugs, I get migraines the next day. I used to be a game enthusiast, so I ...
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Need help using an HDMI splitter with a TV

I'm trying to use a TV (LG 42LS5700) in my office as an input source to display the image on three HDMI monitors located in separate rooms. Everything is hooked up and connected to an HDMI splitter ...