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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Audio out over DVI/HDMI of Radeon 4870 is not 5.1

My computer is connected to my receiver using an HDMI cable and the DVI to HDMI adapter I received with the graphics card - ATI Radeon 4870. On my old system (Vista 64 bit) everything worked well, and ...
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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 ...
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Maximum resolution through VGA/DVI/HDMI(/etc)?

I know the original VGA standard was meant to output 640x480 and that other standards over the original VGA connector are developed to output a higher resolution. (SVGA, XGA, etc.) But I was wondering ...
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How to split HDMI video and audio?

I have a single HDMI output cable (from my graphics card, ATI 5750) carrying both HD video & audio. I connect the cable to the monitor for HD video, but I want to split the HD audio from the HDMI ...
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HDMI to Dual Link DVI upscaler? (HDMI -> 2560x1600)

I have a NEC 3090 screen at home, its a gorgeous 30 inch 2560x1600 monitor and I have two Dual Link DVI input on this screen... I was considering perhaps buying a console and/or a blueray player to ...
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Set resolution of unattached display in OS X?

I have an HDTV that I'm hooking up via DVI to HDMI from my Mac mini. In my struggle to eliminate overscan I managed to set the screen resolution to something not supported by the tv. How do I change ...
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Mac Mini HDMI-to-DVI to VGA-to-Monitor?

I just purchased a Mac Mini and totally forgot that Apple upgraded to Mini DisplayPort (I still have the mini-vga to vga cable on my MacBook). So what next? Do I have to buy a Mini DisplayPort to VGA ...
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HDMI video card with sound?

Building a media center PC here, are there any video cards that will output HDMI with sound? Ideally I'd like to run just the one HDMI cable. Is this possible? If not what is the best solution right ...
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Audio Probems Realtek HD Audio Manager

I was messing around in my Audio managaer EQing and such and clicked Set as default device??. Anyways all of a sudden my sound stopped!! I can see the song playing and everything but nothing comes ...
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How to connect multiple monitors to an iMac

Hi is it possible to connect 2 monitors to an IMac? I am able to connect a second monitor but would like to be able to connect one more. I looked into using a KVM switch but this it seems is for the ...
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Revo 3610 not doing HDMI handshake

I am having a problem with my Revo 3610 which is connected to my TV via HDMI. For some reason it will not do the HDMI handshake with the TV, so my TV does not think that there is anything in the ...
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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 ...
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PS3 controller -> PC -> emulators -> TV

I'm researching a media PC for the living room. Playing videos, audio and streaming Internet is straightforward enough. I would also like to run a gaming console system. I was wondering if anyone has ...
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Can HDMI cable + MDP to HDMI Adaptor support 2048 x 1152 on my Macbook Pro 13in (Mid 2010)?

I'm wondering if I should go with HDMI + MDP2HDMI adapter to get the sound along with video or go with DVI + DVI adaptor... I have the Dell SP2309W which has a resolution of 2048x1152.
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Computer specs good enough to run 1080p movies?

Im trying to run 1080p movies on my computer and watch em over my new full hdtv, tho, my i already tried once, my computer (using vlc) makes the software crash, here's my specs: Windows Vista ...
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Display on TV using HDMI on laptop and TV

What settings on laptop are needed to get connection from Acer Travelmate 5730G hdmi port to hdmi tv to work. PC monitor works well with the laptop, but no luck with HDMI
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After turning off/on the HDMI connected monitor/TV, there's no picture

I've recently connected an EeeBox 1501 to my LCD TV in order to utilize the computer as an HTPC. If I switch off the TV or just change the input source, after turning on the TV back on or switch back ...
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using HDMI out to serve multiple monitors

I have a Sony Viao laptop (VPCF1) with a single VGA out and a single HDMI out. I'd like to use the laptop in a "docking station" configuration with two DFP monitors and the laptop screen closed. I ...
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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 ...
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How can I get HDMI audio to be visible to `aplay -l` on Linux?

I've got a new machine with an Nvidia GeForce 210 graphics card with HDMI output. I'm trying to get sound to go out that HDMI cable, but although the device shows up on lspci, I can't get it ...
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How do I keep the audio playing over an HDMI cable while the connected display is off in Windows 7?

I have the following signal chain over HDMI: PC -> Onkyo TX-SR608 -> TV. When I turn the TV off, the audio signal gets killed as well. Assuming this is a Windows issue... How do I tell Windows to ...
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ATI graphics card to feed three monitors

Assuming the monitors can take any kind of port and signal (digital/analog, DVI/HTMI, VGA, DisplayPort) so as to keep this only video card related: I'm looking to get a three-monitor setup using a ...
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HDMI resolution limited to 1920 x 1080?

Monitor is a Dell 3008wfp. Very nice. Max resolution 2560 x 1600. Video card is an ATI Radeon HD 4350. I like it because it was cheap and is fanless. (Noise bugs me.) I would like to switch from DVI ...
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How to prevent Vista from entering Sleep mode when certain conditions exist?

Mainly, I would like to prevent my laptop from entering Sleep mode when I am playing music or streaming video. This is on my laptop, so another option that would work would be to prevent sleep mode ...
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I have a 48" 1080p TV set and need to know the maximum resolution I can send from my computer

My 48" screen is 1080p supporting 1920 x 1080 resolution. I need to design a canvas on my computer that will send to this screen via HDMI cable. Should the dimensions of this canvas be 1920 x 1080 ...
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ATI Radeon 5850 video card one analog, one digital and one tv connected to hdmi, unable to run all 3

I have one analog monitor connected through dvi adapter one digital monitor connected through dvi tv connected through hdmi I'm unable to run all 3 at the same time, when I try to extend desktop ...
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DVI to HDMI - displaying bad

I currently have a computer with a ASUS EAH5770 (ATi Radeon HD 5770) 1GB GDDR5 video card, and 4GB ram, 2.6 GHZ i5 processor. I just switched from a VGA (the blue one) to an HDMI cable. (Bigben Flat ...
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How can I fix my vista PCs screen resolution and refresh rate

I have a media PC running media portal hooked up to my HDTV via HDMI. The TV is a couple of years old now, so only supports 1080i, which is 1920x1080@25Hz. I've got it connected to my PC via a HDMI ...
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NVIDIA 260 GTX: what adapter do i use to get an hdmi port?

What adapter do I use for the first port from the left to get HDMI out? I didn't get one with my Dell 8100 XPS computer. UPDATE I don't think it's an S-video output according to this spec sheet: ...
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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 ...
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What's the differnce between “Set as Default Device” and “Set as Default Communications Device” in the Sound configuration in Windows 7?

I noticed that there are two similar options in the "Sound" (Soundcard Configuration window->playback tab in the context menu) window in Windows 7. What is the difference between these two options? ...
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Does this video card support sound?

Probably a rookie question but here goes...I am looking to buy a new video card for a few year old PC which will be used as a media centre. The card I am looking at is this one ...
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Multiple monitors (3) in notebook using HDMI and vga port, with a graphic card only

I have a HP dv9830us laptop. It has a vga-out and a hdmi-out port. I want to know if it's possible to use 3 devices, each one with different displays, using just one graphic card - NVIDIA GeForce ...
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Possible DVI Splitter Issues?

I am thinking about buying a DVI splitter cable online and a DVI-> HDMI adapter. Can i use these to clone my graphic cards output so one can go to my monitor, and the other to my projector? Can ...
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Why is my Mac not displaying anything to my LCD tv using HDMI?

I've got an iMac desktop computer. Love it. I wish to connect it to my LCD TV using HDMI. There is no HDMI output on the iMac so i had to buy one of these bad boys :- So now I can output video (via ...
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Tripple-Head Setup: Raedon 5770

I currently own a Sapphire Raedon HD 5770 1GB w/ DDR5 (Link) I've got two LCDs set up in this configuration: +---------++------+ | || | | 1 || 2 | +---------++------+ ...
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Windows Media Center HDMI Capture Cards

I'm working on a new software application that utilizes windows media center to play recorded TV shows in the center of the screen. We can get this to work with standard coax or RCA input TV ...
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Why cant I get 3 monitors working with my ati 5770

I have an ati 5770, card with vga, dvi and hdmi output. I can only get 2 out of the 3 monitors working at once, however i can change the configuation so that all monitors can be selected, but only 2 ...
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Nvidia Ion HDMI output problems with Acer Revo

I bought an Acer Revo. First I connected it to my Sony TV via HDMI output. For a few days it worked very well. Then one day when switching on the computer, it boots and the TV screen turns black ...
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Can I use only a HDMI monitor?

I recently found out there are such things as PC monitors with TV capabilities (or TVs that can be PC monitors), and the idea kind of tickles my fancy. I'm thinking of getting one of these gadgets, ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 freezes when HDMI port is connected

I have a Sony Vaio FW350 with a HDMI output. I'm trying to use it under Ubuntu 9.10 with a LG LCD monitor 21,5'. The laptop has a Intel 4500 video card. I've tried two approaches: Boot the laptop ...
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How to use a DVI/HDMI monitor with Mac Mini's DisplayPort?

If I buy a Mac Mini, how can I use it with my Dell monitor? The Dell does not have a DisplayPort, only DVI and HDMI. I was looking at the Mac Minis and noticed they don't have DVI or VGA ports. ...
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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 ...
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A kinetic mouse lag when connecting to a TV via HDMI

I've been unable to find out what is causing a mouse cursor lag when I'm using my Win7 laptop connected to a 1080p TV via HDMI. The symptom can be described as the cursor feeling 'heavy'. When I'm ...
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Cannot Get Sound Over HDMI in Windows 7

Windows 7 has been really good to me, I never needed to install any drivers & that included sound. Win7 took care of all that, but because of that I don't have any extra controls. Just the native ...
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Can not get sound over HDMI in Kubuntu 9.10

I have used a HDMI cable to connect my LCD (which is connected with my speakers) with my Nvidia 275 GTX graphics card. I can not get the sound output to work. The hardware itself is working probably - ...
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Dual monitors through 1 HDMI port

I currently have a Dell Studio XPS 13 laptop connected to a 24" HP monitor (w2448hc). Im thinking on getting a second one, however am wondering what i need for the setup (hardware wise). Also I was ...
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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 ...
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3 Monitors, 1 graphics card

I have a Nvidia GT 120 graphics card. It has a VGA, DVI and DMI output. Can I have 3 monitors with this? One for each port. Also if not, can I use DVI and HDMI and have 2 monitors. I know I can do 2 ...
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HDMI with resolution 2560 x 1440 possible?

I have an Acer 1810T and am going to buy a Dell u2711 with a resolution of 2560 x 1440. Can I connect the panel over HDMI with the Acer and use the 2560 x 1440 res?