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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Changing default audio device in Pulseaudio

I would like to use HDMI on my graphic card for audio output. ALSA shows it as a card with 4 devices and I can get sound through one of them (the other three are different channels, perhaps? I have ...
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How does HDMI over CAT5 work?

So I have just learned about HDMI over CAT5, this sounds awesome. But I am having trouble finding information about it as google's result list is saturated with products and not info. So how does ...
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Software/drivers to add CEC support for HDMI in Windows?

Is there any way to allow my PC to control my TV via HDMI CEC commands? I'm looking to use this on an HP EliteBook 8530p, with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 video adapter, running Windows 7 Ultimate ...
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TripleHead2Go - did you use it with PC to HDMI TV connections

Anyone connected HDMI cables to this box: Matrox TripleHead2Go ? And if yes what adapter did you use?
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Laptop resolution on external monitor?

I own Compaq CQ62 15.6" with Intel HD Graphics card, its max resolution is 1366 x 786, I like to increase the resolution but the only option which I figured out is to get an external monitor, I have ...
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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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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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1080p LCD not entirely filled up

I have recently build a new machine with XFX ATi Radeon 5830 for GPU. I have an Asus LCD VH236H monitor which supports 1080p resolution yet when I have it set to the recommended 1080p resolution the ...
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I set my TV to 'extend' my laptop and to be primary display but

I set my TV to 'extend' my laptop screen and to be the primary display, but the TV won't display the primary duplicate display - I'm left with a laptop which just shows an area of blank screen. I ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort monitor?

I got a monitor with DVI-D and DisplayPort, and I have a a notebook and a graphics card I want to connect to it. The graphics card has DVI-D output, so that's the simple part. But the notebook has ...
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MacBook Pro -> (HDMI) -> Samsung SP-400DS projector fails

The listed combination seems to fail (i.e. the OS X 10.6 "Detect Displays" button doesn't seem to detect the projector as an additional display). Is there any reason why this should be so, or tips to ...
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TV shows no image after connecting Mac to HDTV

I connected my MacBook Pro to a TV with a Mini DVI and HDMI cable. The TV screen stays blank, but sometimes I get the OS X desktop (the pink wallpaper). What am I doing wrong?
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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?
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Default Audio Output Device Selector

I have a laptop with a HDMI port that I am using at home to connect to a big monitor with speakers. When at home, I want my default audio out to be HDMI. However I also take my laptop to work with ...
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Computer won't hook up to TV through HDMI

I have an Athlon based Asus motherboard with built in ATI 4500. I tried connecting it to my Samsung pn58c8000 through HDMI with no other monitor hooked up. It shows post on the TV and if I go into the ...
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PC VGA-out to TV HDMI-in cable possible?

I bought a VGA to HDMI cable, and attempt to connect the laptop VGA out to the TV HDMI in. However I'm not able to turn on the external monitor output on the laptop, when checking it and clicking ok, ...
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Is it possible to automate hdmi output sound to tv and vice versa in a macbook pro?

I'm with a macbook pro (2009) that has a mini display port. I've already bought a hdmi cable, and external output to a lcd tv is possible. My question is: I have to manually change the sound output, ...
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How to stop windows resizing when the monitor display channel is turned off / switched to different source

Have a new 6870 ati radeon adapter with its drivers set to 1080p 60hz resolution hooked up to a 2008 47" high end Samsung HDMI based TV. However, when the tv is turned to a different hdmi input ...
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Can I plug in 3 monitors into an nVidia GTX 550 Ti [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to enable the use of triple monitors? This card to be precise, the MSI MSIN550GTX-1GCY It has 2 DVI outputs, and 1 HDMI, and my monitors have HDMI ...
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Output not displaying correctly on HDMI connection to display

My Asus AT3N7A-I-based computer is connected to my TV via a HDMI cable. However the screen is cut off by 1cm in each direction. I have so far been unable to find settings to change or resize the ...
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Mini-HDMI to VGA for presentations on laptop without VGA out? [closed]

Are there any mini-HDMI to VGA cables that actually work for presentations on a projector (no copy-protected movie viewing required)? All of the ones reviewed on Amazon have one star and are marked as ...
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Very bad picture quality when connects my laptop to my 42" LG plasma Tv

I need help on connecting my laptop to my plasma TV. Here are my hardware specs: Dell XPS M1330(display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 1280x800) LG PJ350 plasma TV (display: 42 inch, 16:09, 1024x768) When I ...
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Why does black show as brown when computer connected to TV via HDMI

I normally use my computer connected to a DVI monitor using the computer's HDMI out. I tried connecting it to my television and there's a brownish tint to everything (any black backgrounds show up as ...
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Is there any solution for HDMI sound with virtualbox?

I used to use virtualbox on windows 7 with no problem,but recently i added HDMI graphic card but when i boot to windows xp sp3 from virtualbox there is no sound.....so does virtualbox support HDMI or ...
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If my motherboard has HDMI, will the picture be amazing on my HDTV? [closed]

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT Card installed.
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Is it possible to record TV via HDMI?

Is it possible to record TV via HDMI? If so, can you recommend a way for a Windows 7 user to record TV via HDMI to a laptop?
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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 ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI cable to transfer files between notebooks?

HDMI 1.3 bandwidth is over 10G. Notebook nowadays has HDMI port available. Is that possible that we use HDMI cable to hook up 2 notebook and perform file copy operation?
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Audio in 2 monitors using HDMI

I have a VGA card with 3 outputs: HDMI, DVI, VGA. I have also two monitors with speakers. My computer runs an Ubuntu 10.10. When I had only 1 monitor I connected it via HDMI and had video and audio. ...
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Can I get 4 screens running on an ATI Radeon HD 5700 series video card?

I have successfully run 3 displays using the 5700, but i want to run a 4th screen off the HDMI Port. Mainly I would like it to Mirror the primary monitor onto the TV connected to the HDMI Port. Any ...
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Three Monitors Hooked Up, but I Can Only Use Two?

Today I got a new Sapphire Radeon HD 4670. I've attached two monitors into the DVI and D-SUB ports and connected my TV into the HDMI port (so essentially three monitors are connected). So far the ...
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Transmission of arbitrary data through an HDMI port

There seems to be something of a trend these days to fail to equip cheap consumer laptops with decent expansion capabilities: no ExpressCard slot, USB 2 (not 3), no eSATA port. However, HDMI ports ...
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Permanently overriding underscan default for HDMI output from ATI video cards

I recently bought a new LCD monitor. It has an HDMI input, but no DVI. I've used the included DVI-to-HDMI adapter to connect it to my video card. I've found that the ATI drivers by default apply a ...
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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 ...
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Screen has no signal after turning PC on

I have a PC with a Gigabyte GTX 470 connected via HDMI to a Samsung screen. And like every 5th time or so when I turn it on the screen says "no signal" and is black. I don't understand why this ...
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HDMI usage gets CPU to %100

I bought a new monitor asus vw266 - when i connect it to my laptop(elitebook 8530w) though hdmi after few minutes of use cpu suddenly jumps to %100 on both cores almost locking the computer rendering ...
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Wrong screen resolution with HDMI output to HDTV

I own an HDTV with a native resolution of 1360x768. Sometimes I plug in my laptop to watch movies, and I used to do it with a VGA cable. I've had no problem setting the laptop to the TV native ...
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Loss of wireless network connectivity when playing video via HDMI cable

New to Super User, so I hope this question fits in with the guidelines. Very strange problem I am having, and I am at a loss as to how to continue troubleshooting this one. The basic problem is that ...
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Gigabyte H55N-USB3: No video on HDMI

I built a new PC with a Gigabyte H55N-USB3 / Intel Core i5 650. With a monitor plugged in the DVI port, everything works fine. I installed Windows 7 32-bit and enabled remote desktop connection. ...
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USB to HDMI using just a cable

I got a cable which has a USB point on one side and an HDMI point on the other side. I was under an impression that I could watch movies from my computer if I connect my computer to the TV using this ...
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No sound through DisplayPort

I'm trying to connect my Elitebook 8440p laptop to my Samsung HDTV. The laptop does not have a HDMI connection, but it does have DisplayPort. I bought a DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter here ...
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Benefits of using HDMI connection over the normal VGA port [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Advantage of connecting laptop to monitor through HDMI to VGA I can connect my laptop with an external monitor via VGA port or via HDMI. Which way is preferred and why?
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Switched from DVI to HDMI, possible audio artifacts?

I'm using an ASUS VH236H monitor and an EVGA GeForce 570 GTX both of which are brand new. My monitor has an audio out port for speakers/headphones so I plugged in my headphones and made a random ...
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Does DisplayPort carry sound as HDMI does?

Does DisplayPort carry sound as HDMI does? Specifically, I am looking at Lenovo Laptops T410 or T510. I'm wondering if the spec permits for audio over DP and if possible if the Lenovo laptops I ...
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How can I plug my HDMI device into a VGA input

I want to purchase a Boxee Box which only has an HDMI output. I have a plasma screen which only has a VGA input. What cable(s) do I need to convert the Boxee HDMI output to the VGA input? Is there a ...
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My desktop has one VGA port and one HDMI port. Can I use two monitors with only these two ports?

OS: Vista Home Premium 64 bit with Sp1 Graphics:ATI Radeon HD 3200 Processor: AMD Phenom X4 9500 Quad Core RAM: 8 GB DDR2 My wife just got me a second monitor and my tower has only one VGA port and ...
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Does an HDMI cable affect the quality of a DVD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does HDMI cable “quality” actually affect transmission? Does the quality of HDMI interconnect cable used affects the quality of DVD played on a DVD player? ...
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HD 5770 HDMI connect TV problem

I have some problems with my ASUS HD 5770 with sony 42' LCD TV. The first I connect my pc and the TV by HDMI cable, it works all good, the tv image looks all right. But after I connecting my PC to the ...
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Very strange monitor problem (cannot describe in words!)

I have a bizarre problem with my Hyundai W240D monitor, I have it connected to my video card via a DVI to HDMI adaptor and then via a long HDMI cable. I also have a HP ZR24w monitor connected the same ...
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Dual Video Cards (Primary, Secondary with HDMI) to Provide HDMI Out Signal to TV

My computer is currently running Windows 7 Professional x64 and the computer has an nVidia GTX 260 graphics card with dual DVI output (only), which is hooked up to my dual monitors. I just recently ...