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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What is version of HDMI in Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-592G ? 1.4 or 2.0?

The question is for owners because I cannot find on official specs page what is version of HDMI in this laptop. It's important for me because I'd like to connect 4K monitor at 60Hz which is supported ...
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Do HDMI to VGA cables actually work as advertised?

I recently bought this HDMI to VGA cable to use with a computer which only has HDMI output: However, it doesn’t work and now I realize that an active device is needed to perform the conversion. My ...
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One computer, 3 Monitors 1 TV switch 1 Monitor for TV

I have a 3 screen setup with a TV next to the monitors. I was wanting to occasionally switch the 3rd monitor out for the TV (before i was having to go under the desk and switch the HDMI cables around) ...
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VGA connected Monitor flickers when TV source != HDMI/PC

I have a PC with inbuilt graphics card that is connected to my TV through a HDMI cable and to a monitor through a VGA cable. When the monitor is on and the tv is on with it's source set to HDMI (ie, ...
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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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27 inch monitor with 2560x1440 resolution will it work with laptop geforce 540m 1gb?

I got a simple question - Im going to buy an external monitor for my laptop which will be an ASUS PB278QR with 2560x1440 resolution - will my laptop handle it (geforce 540m 1GB) ? I will use it only ...
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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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Lenovo laptop with external monitor, max resolution?

i have a Lenovo G50-80 80E502EKPB 15.6'' (INTEL CORE I7-5500U 4GB, AMD RADEON R5 M330 2GB) laptop and i want to buy an external monitor to use with a HDMI cable. I am looking at a Dell ULTRASHARP ...
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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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Not HDMI output to a smart TV on Laptop HP Pavilion dv7

I have a Laptop - HP pavilion dv7 complete model (dv7 - 6c95dx) with Windows 7. I formatted the laptop repeatedly. I'm sure the problem is not in either the HDMI cable or the smart TV, because I have ...
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malfunctioning Matrox TH2G Digital

Have a HP Elitebook 850. Got a Matrox Triplehead2go Digital. Had already the GXM for Digital SE installed on the notebook so uninstalled and reinstalled the one for Digital. I don't know if they are ...
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Connecting Airtel DTH HD+ to my LG LED Screen

I have an LG LCD 2260V screen which I was using with SD STB and TV Tuner using VGA Cable. Now, I upgraded to Airtel HD+. However when I connect the STB with Screen using the HDMI cable, it does not ...
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How does a laptop detect an HDMI cable is connected?

I bought a cheap HDMI switch; pressing the button cycles through Inputs 1, 2, and 3 to the same output. I like to keep my home laptop closed on my desk with my work laptop open on top of it, and my ...
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Windows 7 Setup HDMI output

I need to install Windows 7 on a device that has no native display only HDMI output (A laptop with display gone bad). But when I boot into the Windows 7 setup it does not show up on the HDMI device. ...
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windows 10 black screen issue

after installing a new nvidia gtx970 graphics card in windows 10, i noticed random loss of signal to the monitor, via the hdmi connection. besides the random occurrence, however, signal loss will ...
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Watch a large video file on a TV screen via HDMI

I am planning to buy a TV screen for a reasonable price (don't know which one yet). I have on my laptop large video files (+- 7GB per file, 1080p, 5000 to 10000 kbps) and I would like to know if an ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Output

I just bought myself an Asus Swift PG278Q gaming monitor. When I bought it I was led to believe it had both DisplayPort and HDMI, to which I later found out its limited to the DisplayPort. I have an ...
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HDMI cable from PC to TV randomly goes black for a few seconds and then gets a light blue tint

I've had this issue for quite some time and been googleing for ages, I cant figure out what the problem is.. If i connect my PC to my TV the screen randomly flickers and sometimes gets a green tint ...
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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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How can I fix letterboxing / stretching?

I'm using a Samsung syncmaster 2032mw TV as a pc monitor, it works perfectly fine over vga but I want sound and there's no space / sockets for the speakers I have. I opted to use HDMI which is perfect ...
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Motherboard is not booting operating system after cmos reset and cant access bios

I have built a custom pc, these are the specs: I7 4790k 500w evga psu Gigabyte z97p-d3 motherboard 8gb hyper x 1866mhz ram I am using my 32" finlux tv right now as a monitor since im saving for a gtx ...
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Monitor gets weird “blurry?” display

So I have bought a new monitor (Asus VG248 quite a while ago) and I noticed something. Whenever my monitor has been turned off, and I turn it back on, it sometimes gives me this display (hopefully ...
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Most windows disappear after second display unplugged in KDE

I have a HDMI 2nd display plugged into my laptop and I have set it as the primary display in KDE. When I close the lid and unplug the 2nd display, even though I deliberately moved most windows onto my ...
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Display HDMI Problems

When I plug my PC into my Samsung SyncMaster 2032MW TV, it doesn't scale to the native 1680x1050 (16/10). It seems its been horribly programmed, in the settings menu for the HDMI input there's, Wide ...
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Intel NUC6i3 Skylake with Windows 10 - Intel HD 520 Audio over HDMI Fails

I recently got my Intel NUC6i3SYH. I already tested some other NUC like PCs and the NUC5i3RYH without any issues. The system runs fine except one bug which somehow is connected to the Intel HD 520 ...
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connecting two monitors - Lenovo Ideapad y-700

I recently bought a new laptop (Lenvno ideapad Y-700 80NV001KIV) and would like to connect it to 2 monitors. I bought a docking station and connected the two monitors to it and then connected the ...
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Intel HD graphics hdmi port eratic behaviour

I have an Asus x555la with i5-4210u, intel 4400 graphics. Problems started when I plugged the power into the laptop, this caused the internal display to show random colours for a split second and the ...
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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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No sound in external speakers

I've connected recently my TV to my PC using HDMI cable. Once it happened, i can't get sound output from my speakers (From the tv everything is fine). I checked the AUX Cable connected to my PC by ...
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Can't connect my TV to duplicate my screen using HDMI

I bought a PC a month ago including B150M-PRO-VDH - MSI motherboard and GTX950 GV-N950OC-2GD - Gigabyte Graphics card. My screen is connected to my graphics card with DVI cable, and I'm trying to ...
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Both screens in Windows 10 listed as monitor 2

I have two displays on my Windows 10 desktop. One is an Acer XB271HU (2560x1440) connected by Displayport, the other is a Samsung Syncmaster (1920x1080) connected by HDMI. I'd like to set a ...
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White shadow around text on HDTV with HDMI

I have a new Gaba GLV 2403 FullHd Led Television and when I connect my PC to it using the VGA port it works fine. But when I connect my laptop to the television, I see white shadow around the ...
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What is the name of this?

I am using a laptop of HP. Configuration cpu: Intel Duel Core 2.20GHz, Ram DDR3 4GB, Operating system Windows 8. I am using a external Monitor of Dell S2216H 21.5 Inch IPS Monitor,Screen type: IPS ...
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How far from PC should i Put my HDMI splitter? [closed]

I have a PC and want to connect with two monitors and 1 projector. 1 monitor is near the PC, the projector is 15 m far from pc, and the other monitor is 30 m far from pc. i have 2 HDMI cables 15 m ...
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HDMI to monitor with no speakers - How to get audio?

I have this spare monitor lying around: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00F6390EI?redirect=true&ref_=s9_im_co_g147_i4 I was thinking of using it to stream videos on. It has no 3.5mm jack or ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to Vaio SVS15127pxb

I'm trying to connect 2 monitors to my SVS 15127 laptop so I can work with 3 monitors (including my built-in laptop). My laptop has 2 display ports, a HDMI and a VGA. Unfortunately when I connect both ...
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External monitors not detected through docking station after Windows 10 update

I have a Dell Inspiron 7520 and a Dell D3000 docking station connected through the USB 3.0 port. Before updating to Windows 10 (I was using Windows 7), everything worked fine. Two monitors were ...
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Monitor 2560x1400 with ASUS X52J - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145

I just got an 25" DELL (U2515H) monitor, running at a resolution of 2560 X 1400. My laptop is a ASUS X52J, almost 5 years old running with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 - 512 MB Graphics Card. The ...
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4 Monitor Setup with a 980 GTX

Trying to get 4 monitors to be driven by my 980 GTX. I've got: 1 DVI to HDMI Connection (Works) 1 DVI Connection (Works) 1 DVI to Display Port Connection through an Active Adapter (Works) 1 HDMI to ...
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Why would an HDMI cable show a black screen for 1080p?

I recently installed a 30 foot HDMI cable through my ceiling for a projector set-up in my basement. Prior to installation, the cable worked with my Apple TV to my television. However, after ...
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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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How to remove 2 pixel task bar line in windows 7 when task bar is hidden?

I have Windows 7. When I hide the task bar it still shows in a bright white 1 or 2 pixel line across the bottom of my screen (as my task bar is on the bottom of my screen). SO if I watch Netflix or ...
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Can I drive a 2560x1600 display with a 1920x1080 signal?

I want to buy a lcd back-lit led monitor for use as a TV, by connecting a full-hd digital receiver to led via HDMI. I planned to buy this dell-u3011 led monitor for this purpose, but I am a little ...
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Is it necessary to use graphics card VGA port for moniter when using a graphics card

I am getting Gefore GTX 460 and saw that it doesn't have a VGA cable, I have always used the graphics card VGA port instead of motherboard inbuilt port when ever I use a graphics card. So is it ...
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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 ...