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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Is there any DVI to HDMI converter with audio? [closed]

I have a laptop with VGA and DVI outputs, but no HDMI. I want to connect it to a HDMI TV. Is there any DVI→HDMI converter that also grabs audio? Obviously, the DVI port does not carry audio signal, ...
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How to connect a Wii console to HDMI computer screen or through the computer itself?

I would like to play my Wii through my HDMI computer screen if it's possible. My BENQ G2420HD screen has got these inputs: HDMI DVI-D D-SUB If it isn't possible to run it through the screen could ...
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Blu-ray through VGA connector problems

I recently purchased a Blu-ray drive to go in my PC. Both hardware and software was installed successfully. I have a dual-monitor setup, one of which is a TV. Currently a DVI connector on my graphics ...
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HDMI w/ sound on Eyefinity?

With the 5xxx series of the ATI Radeons, if I want Eyefinity set up, WITH sound through the HDMI, do I need extra adapters? Or is there some sort of Active Mini-Display Port to HDMI with a sound ...
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Are there any cables available to port HDMI to Displayport (And possibly carry audio?)

I would like to use an HDMI output device with a DisplayPort monitor. My main issue is getting audio.. HDMI to DVI doesn't support audio. Are there any cables that do HDMI to Displayport and support ...
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WIndows 7 PC To Receiver To TV Via HDMI Behavior

I have a Windows 7 PC with onboard HDMI connected to my Receiver (Pioneer VSX-821K), via HDMI. The Receiver is connected to a fairly new Vizio LCD TV via the HDMI Out on the receiver. This Setup ...
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Samsung Series 7 Chronos Ubuntu HDMI external display support [closed]

Does connecting external display to Samsung Series 7 Chronos laptop via HDMI port work on Ubuntu?
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Is it possible to connect a Netgear EVA8000 to a VGA monitor?

I have this Netgear EVA8000 http://kbserver.netgear.com/datasheets/enus_ds_eva8000_20070130.pdf It has a few video outputs: HDMI RCA component video output S-Video port SCART connector Is it ...
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What can I do to receive LG SimpLink signals on my PC?

Is it possible to receive LG SimpLink signals on PC? I have an LG TV connected to PC with HDMI, and I want to manage JetAudio with the remote controller of the TV. I think the TV behaves like a ...
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Why doesn't my HDMI connector output sound to my TV?

I have a Sony Vaio laptop which is running Ubuntu 10.10. I have switched the sound settings so that the output is to HDMI stereo, but I'm still getting no sound when playing YouTube. I have a Samsung ...
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HDMI Input and Recoding on Macbook Pro?

How can I get HDMI input into my 2011 Macbook Pro (Firewire, Thunderbolt, or USB seem to be the options)? The end goal is to record iPad output somehow, and I can produce HDMI or VGA from the iPad. ...
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How to get Dolby/Surround from laptop?

I have a laptop with a regular mini-jack output and a HDMI output. I use my computer to view movies, and as I have a really expensive sound system I'd like to take advantage of the Dolby features. The ...
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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 ...
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Will my non-HDMI monitor be useless with laptops that don't support VGA? [closed]

I just bought in a Acer V243HL Monitor and realised that it hasn't got a HDMI input so I have connected it to my laptop via VGA cable. Although I like the quality of the display I am still worried ...
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dual monitor setup - digital & hdmi inputs - one graphics card

i have an issue with two monitors (both LG e2441) i just bought and connected. the monitor 1 is connected to hdmi, the monitor 2 to digital. the issue is that while they are both set to the same ...
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Audio output on AMD HD 3450

I've just installed this graphics card under Windows 7 32 bit and I'm unable to find any reference to the onboard audio driver. AMD's own website says that it should have 5.1 surround, and the card ...
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Can a weak HDMI/USB connection cause Windows 7 to crash?

A few weeks ago, I moved my main computer into a different room, and hooked it up with long (10m) HDMI and USB cables so I could compute in peace. Since then, I've also been getting the occasional ...
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Intel video driver breaks HDMI output after boot

I have Asus 27T1E display (for the record it's more of TV by nature that is being marketed as computer display, line is blurry there) that is used with my current PC (Mini-ITX build with some ...
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External monitor goes blank after resuming from hibernation in Windows 7

I have a Dell Vostro 3450 laptop connected via HDMI to an external monitor. Windows 7 is configured to use only this external monitor, disabling and turning off the laptop screen. This setup works ...
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Why won't my monitor display when using its native resolution under HDMI?

I've got an LG 19LS4R display, which has a native resolution of 1440x900. When I plug in my new Asus Radeon 6950 and set the resolution to 1440x900 I get no signal. If I switch to another resolution I ...
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No image after disconnecting HDMI

I had connected my laptop to an external display via an HDMI cable in the developers preview of Windows 8. After sometime I sent the laptop to hibernate mode, without disconnecting the HDMI cable. ...
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HDMI version on Gigabyte GA-H55-UD3H / Intel H55?

I am looking for information regarding the HDMI standard for the Gigabyte GA-H55-UD3H motherboard. All the sites simply say that the motherboard has an HDMI interface but they do not show its version. ...
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can I get an HDMI splitter to use multiple monitors over HDMI? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: using HDMI out to serve multiple monitors I ordered a computer kit with an nVidia GTX 560 ti. The graphics card has 2 DVI ports and 1 HDMI slot on it. My question is ...
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HDMI No Sound - X1200/Toshiba TV/Windows XP

The video card is ATI x1200. The OS is Windows XP. This setup has worked fairly well for the previous LCD (a LG 32inch). My mom bought a 32inch LCD, Toshiba 32DT2U1 a couple of days ago. With the ...
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What is YCbCr444?

I just brought home my first HD monitor, a ViewSonic VX2753mh, hooked it up, and began looking at the settings. Immediately, I noticed a very distinct "washed-out" feel to the colors. Googling around, ...
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Connecting a laptop to a TV via HDMI

I just bought a new Dell XPS17 laptop (Win7) that only has HDMI output. My last 2 laptops had VGA, which I used to connect to my Sony Bravia 32" TV with no issues, but with the HDMI it's been quite a ...
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Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT with DVI + HDMI

SO I've got this old Nvidia 9500 GT in which I'm right now connecting a VGA and a DVI monitor. I've now bought a new HDMI screen, and I would like to ditch my old VGA screen, and use this one instead. ...
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Network use of Gaming PC

Background After YEARS of waiting, I built the custom gaming PC of my dreams: Intel i7 - 975 Extreme Edition 3.3ghz (overclocked to 4.0) ATI Radeon 5970 2gb Corsair 256 gb SSD Drive 2 TB Sata II ...
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Will adding a PCI-E TV card turn off my HDMI port?

I have a Shuttle SG45H7 which I use as my home theatre PC. Currently I have a DVB-T card in the PCI slot and I connect to my TV by HDMI. This PC has an Intel G45 + ICH10 chipset. I would like to add ...
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Using HDMI from Nvidia card to Samsung monitor with Ubuntu 11.10, and desktop needs zooming out. Any ideas how?

In windows 7 (maybe it was the nvidia control panel), I can zoom the display out (maybe it was I set the size to 90% or something), but on Ubuntu, I can't find any setting to do this. I do have the ...
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Ubuntu GeForce 550 no sound over HDMI

I have an Asus motherboard with a GeForce 550 Ti, connected to a TV over HDMI. The problem is I can't get any sound out of the TV from the computer. However, the command: aplay -D plughw:NVidia,7 ...
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Connecting my Toshiba L655 Laptop to LCD TV with only VGA?

I read through the specs and looked at my laptop. I dont think it has a HDMI port. So I guess I am left with VGA port to connect to LCD TV. I need to know is it possible to connect my laptop to HDMI ...
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How to record screen on iMac 27 if the video is from Mini DisplayPort?

I am trying to record the replay from my PS3. I have an ATLONA HDMI to mini displayport to display PS3 video on my iMac, but I can't figure out how to record the video. I know quicktime can record ...
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Can HDMI output 2560x1600?

2560x1600 is the output resoultion for dual-link dvi. HDMI can convert to dvi. But can HDMI convert to dual-link dvi? I understand there are different versions of HDMI. I want to hook up a ...
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DVI looks good, but why is HDMI horrible?

When I connect the the monitor to my PC using DVI, the output looks good. But when I connect the same monitor to the same PC using HDMI, the output is absolutely horrible - the picture and text comes ...
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Why can't I duplicate laptop's screen To HDTV?

The day before yesterday I bought 2M Sm@rtCom HDMI cable and succeeded duplicating laptop's screen to LG HDTV. Yesterday I tried again but this time the option for duplicating screen did not show up ...
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Connecting PC to TV via HDMI/DVI: Windows XP doesn't allow the appropriate screen resolution

I have a computer that is connected to the living room TV (a Panasonic) via HDMI. There is no other monitor connected. My problem is that the computer, which is running Windows XP, does not allow me ...
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Is it possible to transmit more than 60Hz on a HDMI port?

Is it possible to transmit more than 60 Hz to my LCD through the HDMI port on my laptop? Somewhere I've read that I need to have a HDMI 1.4 cable to do that – but I haven't found anything like this ...
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Dual monitors randomly don't work on Acer Aspire 6930

I've been using a TV as a second monitor with my Aspire using its HDMI port (the TV supports DVI, so I'm just using a converter). However, it's been flaky and the external display would stop working ...
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Windows 7 says HDMI audio is 2ch max

I recently purchased a Radeon HD 5450 for my HTPC. When I hook it up to my TV, Windows 7 reports that the audio device only supports 2 channels. Why is this? I've read that this will happen if the ...
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Does 3D content require special HDMI cables?

I recently started reading up on HDMI versions. Do the different versions of HDMI need different cables? In particular, I am concerned if I should get new cables in order to support 3D (some cables ...
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Is the picture quality much better using HDMI versus using VGA

I have a Samsung SMB2230H plugged into my Apple MacBook Pro using mini DisplayPort to VGA. I am considering getting an HDMI cable and mini DisplayPort to HDMI connector and was wondering if the ...
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Adding 5V to DVI pin 14 in HDMI to DVI connector

I'm trying to hook up my Acer A500 tablet to a monitor that I have at work. The tablet has a microHDMI port, but the monitor unfortunately only has VGA and DVI. Initially I figured no problem, HDMI ...
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With a Mac Mini, can I use a HDMI - DVI and DVI - VGA adapter for a CRT monitor?

I need this information because the two threads below didn't really clarify. Mac Mini HDMI-to-DVI to VGA-to-Monitor? Macbook Mini-DVI to VGA Output Broken - Cause? I mean, does a DVI → VGA ...
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DVI to HDMI vs HDMI to DVI: is there any difference?

I am looking for a cable to connect a HDMI Laptop to a DVI display. Are all such cables the same or is there a difference which way the conversion goes?
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Dual monitor setup with Ubuntu 11.04 not working

First, I should say that the secondary monitor is a 19-inch TV that only has HDMI inputs. My laptop only supports VGA output, so I have a VGA cable connected to a VGA-to-HDMI adapter, with an HDMI ...
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Switching between two monitors on HDMI / DVI, different resolutions

In the living room, I've a PC connected to the 1080p plasma TV, over HDMI (with a DVI/HDMI adapter plugged into the GeForce card). In the bedroom, I've another PC, connected to a 1920x1200 LCD ...
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Mac Mini font is blurry on Samsung Syncmaster using DVI to HDMI adapter

I recently purchased a Mac Mini. I have it hooked up to my Samsung Syncmaster via a KVM. The font is quite blurry. I have the monitor set to native resolution. I have font smoothing turned on, and ...
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Is there a way to stream wirelessly from a laptop to a TV?

I heard of such a thing like a box or a media player such thing that can connect wirelessly to stream movies from my laptop? Is there such a thing that can do it? How is the latency on it? I have ...
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Will an HDMI to VGA connector work?

I have a device that has an HDMI output port. The specification says that I can connect it to a monitor that has an HDMI input port (through HDMI to HDMI cable) or one that has a DVI-D input port. ...