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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Upgrade to OSX Lion cannot connect to TV with HDMI cord?

I recently upgraded to Lion and now I can't connect to my TV with an HDMI cord. I need to be able to transfer webpages on my iMac on to a tv. If i upgrade to mountain lion does anyone know if this ...
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Connecting a 2560x1440 display to a laptop?

Having read Jeff Atwood's blog post on Korean 27" IPS LCDs, I've been wondering to what extent these are useful in a notebook + large display situation. I own a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E320 with 2nd ...
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Can I watch full HD Videos on a supported TV from a laptop without a full HD display?

I have a notebook with 1366 × 768 screen resolution but with an HDMI out port, that can be connected to my TV. My TV has an HDMI input port and supports a screen resolution of 1920 × 1080. Is it ...
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How can I switch between the HDMI and DVI outputs of my graphics card?

I've got an Nvidia GTX 560ti card which currently I've got my 2 monitors hooked up to using the 2 DVI ports. However its got a mini-HDMI port which I've plugged a HDMI cable in (with mini adapter) ...
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Windows not remembering default audio device?

I prefer the audio output on my computer to use the standard audio jack output due to volume issues. But I am using a monitor with HDMI. I have chosen to set the default audio device to be "Speakers" ...
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HDMI Audio Lower than Computer Audio

I have two outputs for Audio. One is an audio jack on my monitor that uses HDMI and the other is the built in audio in the computer. I have noticed that audio on the computer is much louder than the ...
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Maintain selection of external HDMI monitor

I currently have my laptop connected to my (external) HDMI monitor through a HDMI switcher. When the switcher is changed from the HDMI channel of my laptop, the laptop detects it as a disconnect ...
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Don't Unplug HDMI Cable with Equipment On? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I turn off my PC when plug/unplug external display? I know there was the old saying that with VGA cables you never unplug them while the computer and/or monitor ...
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Acer Aspire P236HL, DVI-D to HDMI female

I bought an adapter that adapts HDMI to DVI. I connected my PS3's HDMI output to it and connected the DVI side to my acer monitor. This fails to work, even after I reset the video controls on my ...
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Will this monitor/pc/speaker configuration work? [closed]

Will this monitor/pc/speaker configuration work? -I want to upgrade my 19" PC monitor, to either a 24" or 27" inch one. -I use the monitor for my PC, as well as my PS3. -Selection of monitors with ...
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How to troubleshoot a possible HDCP issue without a PC

Any ways I can test HDCP related problems with just an xbox 360 and a new LG TV/Monitor connected over HDMI? The monitor reports 'no signal' when the xbox is connected, yet other devices work (tested ...
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Windows 7 scales down image on external display

As the title says and you can see in the image: The monitor is connected through HDMI to my laptop. My screen settings are as you can see on the image, full res on both displays (1080p on external, ...
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Can my video card support two DVI monitors?

My HP Phenom II PC support two monitors with the video card in it. I've checked the driver and it's an ATI Radeon HD 4650. I've looked it up on AMD's website and it looks like the driver is capable ...
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no HDMI driver for H61M/U3S3? Can't connect to TV

My computer has an HDMI out port, but it doesn't seem to work. Motherboard is H61M/U3S3. The monitor I use is hooked into an added video card, but I would also like it to be hooked up to my TV via ...
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HDMI doesn't work on Acer Aspire R3600 [closed]

My HDMI cable won't connect when I plug one end into the HDMI slot on the Acer Aspire R3600 and the other into a Samsung DVD player. What could be causing this? Is there anything else I should be ...
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Is this HDMI Cable Male to Male? [closed]

I am trying to get accessories for Raspberry Pi. As stated in the buying guide: http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=4277 If you have a monitor or TV that supports HDMI, ...
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HDMI with ATI graphics and MB sound. Discrete sound card have any value?

Two questions: With ATI video cards and HDMI, how much sound processing is handled my the video card itself? Would a discrete sound card using the same HDMI setup have any noticeable effect on ...
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A GFX card with two DVI and one HDMI with audio? [closed]

I haven't upgraded my PC for a while nor kept up to date with pc hardware since 2007, but have recently come up with a requirement and I am wondering if I can solve it! Are there any graphics cards ...
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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 ...
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Is HDMI hot pluggable?

I'm trying to connect my laptop (Dell XPS 17 L702X) to a TV via HDMI. In the process I've hot-plugged the cable several times, but to no avail. Could this damage the HDMI port on my laptop or TV?
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Have a Thunderbolt port, need DVI to display on monitor

I have an external monitor which accepts DVI, VGA and HDMI. I have a MacBook Air which has a Thunderbolt port only. Can this MacBook Air use the monitor as a secondary display, and what adapter will ...
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Multiple HDMI Audio Devices in Windows 7

Question: How do I determine which audio capable display gets sound when I chose "HDMI Audio Device" from Playback Devices? Desired End Result: A three monitor setup with a TV being a clone of one of ...
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HDMI Laptop to TV No Audio from TV

I have a T Series Gateway laptop. When I use the HDMI port to look at video on a remote screen no sound gets transmitted to the remote screen's speakers.
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HDMI audio disappears when the TV is turned off and on

I have a new HTPC build (it's running Windows 7 Ultimate x64) and it has a ATI Radeon 6450 as graphics card. When I boot the PC, everything works fine. However, when the TV is turned off and then ...
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Audio preferences won't set HDMI as sound output on my mac mini - can this be fixed?

I have a mac mini (mid 2010) osx 10.7.4 with a HDMI output I am using to connect to a television. The other device I have connected to it (a PS3) has no problem using HDMI to output sound. When using ...
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Cannot get HDMI audio output to work

I've searched Google for the solution as this seems to be common issue and resolution seems to be simple as described in this answer: Cannot Get Sound Over HDMI in Windows 7 However I don't have ...
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Why can't I get sound to my TV using an HDMI-to-DVI cable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does DVI carry audio? I've got an Acer eMachine running Windows 7 64-bit and I'm hooking it up to my TV using an HDMI-to-DVI cable. Obviously, the HDMI end of the cable ...
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Need a KVM setup to support HDMI and DisplayPort input with DVI or HDMI output

Here is what I want to connect via KVM to have one monitor and keyboard/mouse: 1st Work laptop (HP EliteBook 8560P) with a DisplayPort and VGA video output - I bought a passive DisplayPort to HDMI ...
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HDMI cable interference

I have been having an interference problem with a short (1.5m) run of HDMI cable between my laptop and screen for quite some time. My setup is as follows: I live in a university residence and my ...
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Mini display port to HDMI without sound

I am looking into getting a dsiplay port adapter for my macbookpro and I am wondering if i get an hdmi one, will that force my audio through it? or can I just send video through it and still have ...
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Is there any benefit of using HDMI over DVI?

I recently bought a Mac mini. It comes with an HDMI to DVI adapter. I bought a LG monitor that has an HDMI port. My concern is: Is there any improvement when I connect the Mac Mini to the monitor ...
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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 ...
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Intel Graphics saturation setting disappears when using HDMI

I have a little problem. You see the Saturation setting in Color Enhancement is there when you're using the laptop alone, but as soon as I plug in HDMI to a display, that particular setting ...
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How to connect a female connector to HDMI Cable?

** Description : ** I am trying to connect a Legrand Wall Socket female connector to a HDMI Cable. How ever we will have to cut the HDMI Cable and connect it as that socket has a pin outs on which we ...
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Intel motherboard drops HDMI output after Windows boots

I have an Intel motherboard (DH67CL) that uses Intel HD 3000 video. It has two video output ports: HDMI and DVI. Both my monitors are DVI, so I have two cables: a DVI->DVI and an HDMI->DVI. If I plug ...
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Is it really necessary to unplug devices from the wall before connecting HDMI?

I was under the impression that HDMI was built to be hot-swap ready, like a USB device. I was told recently that unplugging HDMI while devices were powered on was risky and could actually cause ...
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I need a hardware or software solution for guaranteeing a particular video output resolution and refresh rate on a computer running MS Windows 7?

I'm looking for a solution to reliable fixed output resolution and refresh from a Windows 7 PC. Ideally a hardware solution, i.e. a particular motherboard (maybe with LVDS) or a BIOS or graphics BIOS ...
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dvi to hdmi isn't working correctly

I have a DVI to HDMI converter for my television. I used to use DVI to VGA and it worked correctly. I switched, and now the television won't display my screen properly. The info: nvidia with ...
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How can I force linux to use HDMI video for the console?

A while ago I repurposed an old Acer 8940 laptop to be a home theatre system using XBMC on top of Gentoo. I have video over HDMI to my 1080p TV which is working perfectly with X, and audio via the ...
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No DisplayPort output via DisplayPort→HDMI adapter from Nvidia card using Linux on Thinkpad W520

I have a Thinkpad W520 laptop with Nvidia Quadro 1000M graphics running Debian testing (“wheezy”) and Nvidia driver version 295.40-1. The graphics mode is set to discrete in the BIOS. I would like to ...
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How to tell what HDMI version my system supports - Ubuntu Linux (10.10)

Looking to see if the HDMI output of my machine (with an nVIDIA GeForce 460M card) is HDMI 1.3 compatible or not. Not sure what the command is to tell that. Thanks in advance!
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How to write script/program to duplicate a monitor (to fix HDMI audio issues)

Cliff's notes: Question: Is there a way to write a script to clone a monitor to another monitor (rather than do so manually in Control Panel or ATI driver)? I would like something similar to How can ...
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No surround sound over HDMI

I have my Pioneer receiver hooked up to my AMD HD4600 which supports audio output over HDMI. I used to work fine, however, after a recent driver update, it will only output stereo sound. It used to ...
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PC -> TV HDMI suddenly doesn't work, any other option does

So my parents wanted to connect their PC to their TV, so they bought a 10m (35 ft) cable. It all worked perfectly. Then my mom tripped over the cable, breaking it. She somehow got a free replacement, ...
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HDMI Sound for HTPC

I have the (perhaps) the same problem as stated in this other HDMI sound to HTPC question. I tried the advice of clicking on the speaker in the system tray. I can see the HDMI audio device I want to ...
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Green flickering pixels that move with black images

Strange question... Occasionally, on my LCD screen, pixels that should be black flicker rapidly and constantly between black and green, about 4 flickers a second. The crazy part is, unlike dead/stuck ...
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Mini DP and DVI Conversion

Video card is: AMD HD 6950 My video card comes with 1xHDMI, 2xDVI, and 2xMini DP ports. I have always used VGA and DVI only. I have the HDMI already connected. I want to hook up 2 more display. ...
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HDMI and DVI connected monitors not in dual view on Windows 7 (Intel onboard Gigabyte)

I have a HDMI to DVI cable which is connected to one monitor (HDMI is on PC side) and DVI-DVI connected to other monitor. This seems to work up until the system is fully loaded (the startup logo ...
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Can I go from DVI to HDMI v1.4 to a TV that supports HDMI 1.3?

Would it be possible to convert DVI to HDMI (version unknown), then use a HDMI 1.4 cable to a TV which was created for HDMI 1.4? Consider my "scheme" below: (m = male, f = female) DVI (m) → HDMI ...
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Hp Laptop HDMI display to 26" Element Flat Screen 1920x1080 Not working properly

So like the title says, but the TV I'm using for a monitor has a native resolution of 1920x1080. I hook it up to my laptop and this is what I got, it goes off the screen by half an inch on all four ...