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24 views

Only play audio on HDMI source

I'm not even sure how to sum this into a proper question. My setup is the following: Intel HD Graphics (onboard video Intel H61 HDMI) Running 1 monitor from DVI Running Digital TV from HDMI The ...
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0answers
17 views

How do I broadcast a desktop on a projector and multiple TVs?

I'm setting up a room for presentations, and I have a projector (assume the input is VGA) and four TVs (assume the input is HDMI). The source will be a laptop (running Windows 7; assume the outputs ...
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1answer
30 views

Watching a movie and working with a laptop simultaneously

I have an LCD TV and a laptop. I connected the laptop to the LCD by HDMI. Now I want to play a movie by a movie player like VLC. But when I play it, both the LCD TV and the laptop monitor show the ...
0
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1answer
83 views

Choppy/laggy video on HDMI out

Whenever I play video from my device on my TV via a mini-HDMI to HDMI cable, the video appears slightly laggy/choppy on my TV. Playing the video on the laptop itself is completely fine. Its local ...
2
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1answer
76 views

Using USB to HDMI to extend screen

So I have a Lenovo Yoga with 1 HDMI port and 2 USB ports (1x3.0 and 1x2.0). I found this hdmi to usb adapter on amazon and I'm wondering the following: if I have 3 monitors can I connect 1 via direct ...
0
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1answer
42 views

Video card that supports 3 monitor independantly + 1 hdmi for tv [closed]

Is there a video card that can do this without requiring additional power? Basically I would like to have 3 monitor running with extended desktop, and a mini hdmi for the tv. thank you
0
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1answer
462 views

Sound fluctuation on Windows 8.1 while dual screening + Windows Apps

I want to keep this as detailed as possible because I am unable to resolve this really annoying issue. Before I get into the issue, let me run down what my setup is: Alienware 14 with Microsoft ...
1
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1answer
147 views

PC monitors show black margins on top, right, bottom and left sides

I bought two Insignia (Best Buy brand) 24" monitors. Because my computer didn't have dual ports coming out of the video card, I then bought a Radeon AMD graphics video card. Because the computer ...
2
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1answer
840 views

Mirror output to monitor and TV via HDMI splitter

I've got an interesting problem; I've got a TV and 3 monitors. I would like to mirror my middle monitor to my TV via an HDMI switcher, because Steam Big Picture just doesn't work well with ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Audio not playing through receiver

i am trying to get audio to play tough my Onkyo TX-NR616 7.2- Channel THX Select2 Plus Certified Network A/V Receiver. It was intially working then the whole system was powered down and when I ...
0
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0answers
56 views

Realtime and CPU-Inexpensive video overlay - How?

Alright, so here's the jig: I'm currently planning to build a very simple PVR system, which would essentially JUST record video, and then allow playback at a later date. I want to make this ...
0
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1answer
128 views

Radeon 5450 crashes when running streaming video via HDMI

So I have a box that's been working fine for months, with a Radeon 5450 video card running a standard small monitor via VGA. Just bought my first-ever HDMI-capable TV, and plugging the HDMI cable into ...
0
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1answer
98 views

Will a cable HDMI to M1-DA work?

My laptop (Dell XPS l502x) has only HDMI. And a couple of days ago I bought an used projector, without cables. It was said it accept DVI, so before it arrive I bought an HDMI to DVI cable, but when it ...
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0answers
238 views

Monitor doesn't work with desktop PC. Works fine with laptop. Components seems to be fine

Recently i built new system from following components: MSI 760GMA-P34 (FX) mobo, AMD FX-4300 4-Core FX Series, 2GB Gigabyte GT 640 HD Series video card, 2 x 8 GB DDR3 Patriot (plugged in only one ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Movies played from a PC not centered on the TV screen

I have a NVIDIA GE force 210 1 GB DDR3 video card connected to my Samsung LED TV for watching movies (via a HDMI cable). The image and sound of the PC Desktop on the TV are great but when I play ...
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0answers
99 views

How can I get my 1080p Plasma TV to display lower resolutions when connected to my gaming pc?

I have a Panasonic TC-P42G15 Plasma HDTV, which is hooked up to a Windows 7 PC via HDMI cable. This works just fine as long as the PC is set up to 1080p resolution. The problem is I want to play ...
0
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0answers
96 views

Connecting OS X MacBook Pro to DirecTV DVR

I have a DirecTV DVR which soon will be replaced. The local phone carrier has wired fiber-to-the-door and that DirecTV sat service will soon be history. I have irreplaceable video recordings on the ...
0
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2answers
80 views

Can't get video on TV from computer

I hooked up my PC to my TV and under the resolution settings the TV shows up and is enabled but I do not get any video on the TV. I hooked my computer up to my 2nd TV and the video shows up. I am ...
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0answers
2k views

IPad use as a monitor with an Hdmi feed into it [closed]

am trying to find out if a live HDMI signal can be fed into an iPad , so that the iPad is becoming a monitor for that live HDMI Video signal feed. wifi is not an option , because of the delay. i ...
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1answer
60 views

2 hdmi's but only 1 output works?

Ok, so my desktop has an AMD FX chip and a GTX 650 graphics card. Also the system runs on windows 8. The problem is that it has 2 hdmi out puts (1 on the mother bourd and 1 on the graphics card) but ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Can I take an HDMI input to my laptop?

I have a device whose video-out is HDMI. My laptop has an HDMI port. My laptop is running Linux. Can I view the device's video-out on my laptop? How?
0
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1answer
101 views

Presentation software requires admin rights to install - any way to remove this requirement?

I have some wireless presentation software which I use in a meeting room in order to allow end users to hold presentations here and wirelessly have their laptop screens showing on the TV on the wall. ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How far can an HDMI cable transmit 1080p signal + audio until it becomes lossy?

Are there also standard specific distance limitations? (1.3,1.4, etc) Is there also a delay that accrues as distance increases?
2
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3answers
302 views

How to connect a laptop that has an HDMI out to a monitor that has a Mini DisplayPort cable?

Concretely, a Lenovo Y500 to a Apple Cinema Display. Note: I would like to transfer a 2560x1440 resolution!
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4answers
92 views

Is it possible to “forward” a video feed from a monitor to a tv over hdmi?

I have a monitor that has both a vga and hdmi input. I am wondering if I can use the HDMI to mirror the input from the VGA to a secondary tv. Is such a thing possible?
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2answers
81 views

Using video ports 'backwards'

If I want to connect my laptop, which has a VGA output, to a monitor, I plug a VGA cable into both ends. The output being my laptop, and the input the monitor VGA output sockets are the same as VGA ...
1
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1answer
451 views

HDMI delay between monitor

I want to play a video file on two different screens connected on an HDMI splitter which is connected itself to the video board. The problem is that these two screens take a different amout of time ...
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0answers
167 views

HDMI output on Windows 7 PC does not stay alive

I have built a server that is connected only to my TV via HDMI. If I switch my TV's input to HDMI and boot my server I get the expected result (Windows is displayed on my TV) and I can fully interact ...
1
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1answer
290 views

HD camera through hdmi for Skype

I have a Panasonic hd-sd90 camera and hdmi mini to big cable. How can I configure video source from hdmi for skype? Thanks!
2
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1answer
2k views

Can an integrated HDMI port work both ways?

Say I had a laptop [Correction: notebook, don't want my thighs medium rare], any OS, and it has an HDMI port built into the side. Would it be remotely possible to hack it into an input, provided it ...
0
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1answer
3k views

Dual monitor set up using DVI and HDMI

My desktop comes with a DVI port and a HDMI port. I currently have a monitor connected to DVI port and it works fine. I'm wondering if I can use the remaining HDMI port for a second monitor. I ...
1
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1answer
624 views

HDTV 1080p HDMI/Component to VGA 1024x768 conversion yet maintaining aspect ratio

I recently inherited an older XGA, 1024x768, 4:3 ratio LCD video projector. The projector only supports a D-Sub (VGA) input. My DirecTV satellite box outputs its video signal @ standard 720p/1080p via ...
0
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1answer
545 views

How to use my Linux as DVI/HDMI switch? Where 2PC use 1 screen, depending on priority one PC output gets render

I have done this with triple head Linux (it works!!), which is not my current case, but just to explain. I have this scenario, which i need to solve with Linux. How can i take 2PC output and ...
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0answers
314 views

P8Z68-V PRO BIOS output gone after switching to HDMI inputs on monitors

I have a newly built machine with an ASUS P8Z68-V PRO MB, ASUS GeFore 210 Silent video card and Windows 7 Prof. Everything configured fine upon install with the output from the 210 going to two Dell ...
0
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3answers
561 views

What are my options for reverse-KVM?

I've been asked to create reverse-KVM terminals in a small doctor's office. There would be a terminal in each visiting room and they would all control the same computer (the doctor's office desktop). ...
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0answers
205 views

Windows 7 ATI Radeon Quad DVI no longer working with HDMI devices

Graphics card is a GeCube Radeon HD3870X2 X-Turbo Quad DVI ports with (HDCP Support) Memory: 1GB GDDR3 Bus: PCI Express 2.0 x16 Connectors: DVI DVI-I & TV Out Upgraded to Windows 7 from VISTA ...
0
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1answer
833 views

Video playback on HDMI connected TV freezes when full screen pressed

I've connected a 40' Philips 40PFL7605H as an external (second) monitor to GTX 275 card via HDMI. OS is Windows 7, CPU Core i7, 4 GB RAM, etc. It works okay, but when I press full screen in media ...
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1answer
318 views

Are there disadvantages for using different port types for a dual monitor display

I am thinking of purchasing the XFX HD-577A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5770. The card features a variety of ports: 1 x HDMI 1 x DisplayPort 2 x DVI Currently, I own two Dell UltraSharp 2407WFP 24-inch ...
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2answers
1k views

Possible to use HDMI port on laptop to view output?

I have a laptop with a broken screen & HDMI output. I'd like to plug this in to my working laptop and view the output. Is there any software that can do this?
3
votes
3answers
858 views

HDMI 1080p Quality Issues

I'm having issues with a new 1080p monitor I purchased. The issue seems to occur when text is close together... the small space between the letters is a white colour when it should be something ...
0
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2answers
764 views

Unreliable HDMI from Gateway Laptop to Pioneer HD TV

How to improve reliability when connecting Gateway M-1618 laptop with a Pioneer KRP-500M TV using HDMI? Problem is that HDMI connection dissappears every minute or so for about 1-2 seconds. That is ...
2
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1answer
411 views

Converting HDMI to RCA - laptop to TV?

I'm planning on going to visit parents over christmas and am looking to bring my laptop to be able to play video on my parent's TV. They've got a big widescreen from the early 2000s which has RCA ...
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3answers
327 views

no video over HDMI after re-seating the video card

I have an HTPC that's been in the same configuration for about a year now. Used daily to watch videos on my HDTV via a DVI-HDMI converter cable. Well today I popped out the video card to trouble-shoot ...
0
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1answer
281 views

Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable adapter [closed]

I have a newer nvidia video card that uses the mini-hdmi connector along with dual DVI ports. It came with a mini-hdmi-->full size HDMI adapter, but it is this one piece clunky adapter. This will ...
2
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2answers
1k views

DVI to HDMI conversion loses part of the screen

I helped my friend to connect his video card to his TV with a DVI to HDMI cable. But the problem is however we adjust the resolution, we could not see the 4 boarders of the desktop. We tried to ...
8
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1answer
4k views

What's the difference between DisplayPort, DVI and HDMI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: HDMI vs Component vs VGA vs DVI vs DisplayPort Is Displayport preferable to DVI for monitor connections? As an end consumer, are there any significant differences ...
2
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2answers
5k views

MacBook Pro (with DVI) to HDMI, including audio - possible?

I have a MacBook Pro with DVI. I'd like to hook it up to my living room TV for movies and such but I want to keep it out of the way. I already have HDMI cables run to the basement where I have a ...
3
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1answer
751 views

Intel video driver upgrade now makes my external monitor display red-only with HDMI cable

I have an HP G60 notebook with a Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset video display (Driver version is 8.15.10.2021). OS is Win7 Home Premium. I also have an LG widescreen display that I was ...
3
votes
1answer
840 views

Three monitors, 3D support, HDMI w/sound

I'm setting up a new general purpose PC, and trying to figure out what I need in the way of graphics card and/or motherboard. (I don't have any restrictions on what CPU/GPU/manufacturer/etc - that ...
2
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3answers
24k views

How to add an HDMI output to my PC?

I'm moving, and am going to buy a new HDTV for the apartment. I'm thinking about connecting my self-built PC to the TV. The only thing is that my PC has only one PCIx16 2.0 slot. The card in that slot ...