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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Laptop HDMI port maximum resolution external monitor supported

I would like to know what is the maximum resolution or screen size monitor can be connected or supported for a normal laptop HDMI port. I am planning to have my laptop screen shown on a 27 inch ...
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Gfx Card has DVI and HDMI, need to connect dual VGA

A reasonable desktop of mine has an external gfx card with 1 DVI and 1 HDMI port. The motherboard itself has 1 VGA port. I have a VGA/DVI adapter for one monitor but if I hook up one to the gfx card ...
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Duplicate Displays on Virtual Box

I'm running Kodibuntu (xbmc/Kodi) 14.0 64-bit on Virtual Box (VB). The Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. I have one 1920x1080 monitor (DVI) and one 1920x1080 TV (HDMI) in another room connected to my ...
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Windows not detecting HDMI?

I recently got a old Dell flatpanel tv with low resolution (1360 x 768). I decided that I would take a old Dell computer (Dell Inspiron 580) I had laying around and hook it up to the TV, but there was ...
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144hz monitor connected to Macbook Pro [closed]

I recently started gaming and purchased a new 144Hz Asus monitor (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B2HH7G0?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00) which I have connected via ...
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Triple Monitor on AMD Card with 3 HDMI Screens

I have 2 AMD 280x cards. Card A has Mini DP x2 HDMI DVI Card B has DP HDMI DVI x2 When I got my DVI to HDMI converter to connect with 2 HDMI to DVI and one HDMI to HDMI, I thought I'd finally ...
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How to extend main display to two duplicate displays (Win 8)

So I have a laptop, projector, and one screen. The projector is connected to the laptop via HDMI and the screen is connected via mini display port. What I want to achieve is the following: I want ...
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Laptop slowness when connected with a docking station

My setup: An Asus laptop running Win 8.1 Enterprise with 16 GB RAM, Intel Core i7, nVidia Geforce GTX850 DDR3 4GB RAM, HDD 1TB + SSD 256GB. This configuration is running smooth and I don't have any ...
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HDMI passthrough overlay from Wii U to PC

I recently purchased a Wii U, and I really enjoy it, but I seem to have run into a usability problem. I only have one monitor, and it is not possible for me to purchase a second one. Therefore, I must ...
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Is it possible to connect a HDMI port to a thunderbolt port?

I have a Mac Mini 2012, I need to connect it to a 27" iMac 2013 thunderbolt port. Both run Yosemite. Is this possible? No one seems to sell an adapter...'
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How to correctly connect my monitors? [closed]

Please just help me get this straight. This is more of less how the computer rear looks. I dont remember exactly how I had it before turning everything upside down in order to fix an issue I ...
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Is it possible to show uncompressed data on android device using wifi of Raspberry pi?

Is it possible to show uncompressed data on android device using wifi ? actually i want to show video that is played on a system and many android devices could be able to show that video too.
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HDMI to VGA converter, no image from Banana Pi

I'm trying to use a Banana Pi with Bananian OS (Debian 7 based) on a monitor that does not have a HDMI input but a VGA. So I bought a HDMI to VGA adapter. I followed the instructions written here to ...
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Weird issue with Video card

I have set up a new computer which has on board video and an NVidia GT740. In the bios it is set to default to PCI Express for video and windows show the video card installed being the GT740. All the ...
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No HDMI output on Debian 8 laptop

WHAT DOESN'T WORK: I'm running Debian 8 on a Dell M4800 laptop and I'm unable to get it to talk to a new external monitor via either HDMI or DisplayPort. The Debian 8 (Mate) Live USB also does not ...
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My system has two VGA ports, one in the graphics card and another one?

I just happened to acquire a second monitor, which has a VGA cable, and I want to plug it in with my previous one. As you can see in the picture, I have two VGA ports, one that is used(the graphics ...
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Windows Power Options - Turn off the display - HDMI not saving energy

I recently purchased a BenQ GL2760H Monitor which has both HDMI/VGA/DVI inputs. I have a Dell Desktop with Window 7 which has a built-in Intel graphics card with just HDMI and VGA outputs. I also ...
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Choose Firefox output audio device [duplicate]

HDMI monitor adds audio and video devices. But, voice is send to my speakers by default. That is fine, but I want to playback something on the other monitor? There is a screen manager and desktop ...
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Graphics card and dual monitors are not functioning correctly

I got a new EVGA GTX 970 graphics card and plugged 2 devices into it. The first is a 27" monitor that is using VGA to DVI to connect to the GPU, and the other is a 32" tv which is connected to the GPU ...
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Laptop projecting to second screen gets extremely hot

I have an ultrabook which gets extremely hot when projecting to a second screen via the HDMI port. I'm not doing anything I wouldn't normally use the laptop for, so it's specifically when it's ...
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How to connect 3 monitors to 2011 Mac Mini

I recently purchased a 2011 Mac Mini and I would like to connect 3 older monitors to it. Is it possible to do so and keep a separate desktop on each device? Some background information: 1 of my ...
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Dell Latitude - HDMI output is unreliable

I have a Dell Latitude E5540 laptop that cannot connect to two Samsung monitors using HDMI (both syncmasters, one is a P2450, the other is a S24C650PL). Using VGA always works on both monitors, HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 with Seiki 39" 4K monitor, constantly going to 1080p mode and need to reboot

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 x64. It has been working with this Seiki 39" 4K monitor for several weeks. Now it's behaving differently. When I lock it (Win+L, or Ctrl+Alt+L), and walk away for 5 ...
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Switch between sound output devices without changing standard output device

I've got the following setup (Win 8.1): My laptop is connected via HDMI with an external monitor which has an external speaker connected via jack plug. This is my usual standard sound output device. ...
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HDMI cut out mid video, and is no longer working

I have an asus transformer T100TA with the default windows 8.1 install, with the latests updates. I had it plugged in to my TV to watch something using the "extend" option of windows+P, and everything ...
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Connecting MBP to an amp/receiver via HDMI

I had connected my Mac Book Pro to a Yamaha amp/receiver using a thunderbolt adapter cable. The adapter connected to my laptop and the HDMI cable then connected the adapter to the receiver. Video and ...
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Posible to use mini display to HDMI with HDMI splitter?

I have a macbook pro 13 inch with two external monitors. I'd like to set up a third external monitor however the only working ports on my laptop are the two mini-display ports. The HDMI port was ...
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Default Two cables from one card to one monitor for pseudo-dual display?

This is a bit of an odd request but I hope someone can help me out with a solution or an explanation... :) I've bought an LG 34um95 monitor (34", 21:9 aspect-ratio) but also bought a Palit GTX 750Ti ...
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Change audio output depending on monitor application is run in [duplicate]

This type of questions has been asked, but did not find solution to my current setup (setup with soundcard). I have Xonar DGX sound card, and Nvidia Graphics card. I have connected TV to my ...
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4K monitor does not support 60HZ via HDMI on 3840x2160

I am confused about HDMI -- I have a GTX 770 with 1xDP, 1xHDMI and 2xDVI. I just bought two Dell Ultra HD 4k Monitors (P2715Q) and while the first one gives me 60HZ over DP, another only shows 30HZ ...
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External monitor connection works with HDMI but not VGA

I smashed my laptop screen so I have to use an external monitor. I can connect with an HDMI cord but not with VGA. I want VGA so I can listen to sound via headphones on the laptop, it's an Acer E1 ...
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How can I connect my laptop to TV on wireless network

Just wondering if my laptop is compatible with my WIDI compatible TV. My laptop configuration says Network adapter - DW1530 Wireless-N WLAN Half-Mini Card Processor - Intel i5 Graphics- Intel® HD ...
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Play 2 songs on the same computer (Jack and HDMI)

I'm thinking about the idea which could solve a lot of my problems. I've a barebone computer and I would like to use HDMI port to play the first music and and the jack for the second. I've seen ...
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How to make the Extended Display desktop picture the correct size?

I am using a 24" Samsung Monitor (Connected via HDMI with a highest possible resolution of 1920x1080) to a Windows 7 laptop (Toshiba with a highest possible resolution of 1366x768). When I extend the ...
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How can I make HDMI sound work consistently when plugging in after booting up?

When I plug an HDMI monitor into my laptop (running Windows 7), the image always works as expected, but the sound usually does not work. Based on suggestions found while trawling support forums [links ...
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Can my XFX Radeon R9 280 render simultaneously to both a 4k and 2k monitor?

I have a Radeon R9 280 video card. It has these ports: 1 HDMI 2 mini display port 1 DVI-D 1 DVI-I The NewEgg spec pages lists the max resolution as 4096x2160, but I don't know if that means per ...
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How to use CEC from windows?

Is there any way to programmatically turn a HDMI TV on/off on windows? Either using an application or script/programming interface.
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Can I connect 2 laptops to 1 monitor which has 2 HDMI ports?

I am looking at this Dell monitor - Dell U2414H. Website: http://accessories.ap.dell.com/sna/productdetail.aspx?c=my&cs=mydhs1&l=en&s=dhs&sku=391-BBNB&redirect=1 Connectivity 2 ...
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Dual monitors go wireless

I will be using the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. So it natively supports 3 monitors output - hdmi, dvi, and vga. To make things complicated, i wish to have my monitors go wireless. I did a ...
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Acer Aspire E3-111 LCD flickers when connected to external monitor

I have an Acer Aspire E3-111 which is an Intel based laptop. It uses Celeron N2830 with Intel HD Graphics. The laptop has HDMI port. My only problem is that the LCD flickers when I connect to a ...
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Getting 4K@60Hz via ATI R9 290 display-port on Panasonic TC65-AX-800U

Hi I have an AMD R9 290 card, under linux, with the proprietary Catalyst 14.50.2 driver; the AMD Card only Has HDMI-1.x which can't do 4K@60Hz, but it does have display port which is capable of ...
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Prevent Windows 8 from logging out every time I plug/unplug my HDMI cable?

Every time I plug in my HDMI cable or unplug it, Windows 8 logs me out and I have to log back in and restart all my applications. Is there a way to prevent this?
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Will external screens dim as part of power management?

Most, if not all, Windows laptop computers will dim their screens after a configurable time duration. After an additional time duration, the screen will turn off completely. These settings are ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI out and DisplayPort with daisy chaining simultaneously?

Specifically, I'd be interested in if such a combo works on notebooks with graphic adapters such as the Geforce GTX 850M . E.G.: Monitor 1: internal Monitor 2: external via HDMI Monitor 3,4,5... ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Plug in HDMI to external monitor causes a log in - out loop

Model: MSI GT70 2PE CPU: Intel Core i7-4810MQ RAM: 16.0GB GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX880M SSD: Samsung 840 EV0 1TB OS: Windows 8.1 Pro Dual Boot with Ubuntu 14.04LTS. When I plug my external FLATRON ...
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HDMI to VGA and Display Port to VGA adapters

I stumbled upon a problem after I upgraded my hardware, I was so excited about it, but when I realized that I can't connect my monitors this disappointed me. I have 3 FullHD 22 inch monitors with a ...
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What kind of switch to connect both a Mac Mini and Lenovo Notebook to a monitor?

I have a Mac Mini and a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro, and I have been using them both with an external monitor. It's cumbersome to constantly keep changing the HDMI cable, so I want to get a switch. I don't ...
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ASUS VN248H-P Monitor green static/speckling over HDMI

The monitor gets a kind of green static while using HDMI cords. Some cords work better than others, but they all have this speckling of green on dark images. But when using VGA, it's fine. The ...
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4k monitor flickering at full resolution

I recently bought a 4k TV (LG 49UB820V) as a monitor for my PC. But I have many problems with my current configuration: The image is by far not sharp, which it should be on a 4k monitor Whenever the ...
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Is the Miracast protocol a practical equivalent of an HDMI signal?

Miracast has been described as "HDMI over WiFi"†, and as such I've recommended it to a couple of people asking about HTPC setups when unable to run wire. After giving it more thought, I'm wondering a ...