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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Sound over HDMI with Zotac Geforce 210 & Ubuntu

I am trying to get sound to work over hdmi so that the sound plays through my tv. I ran alsa and it says: "This sound device does not have any controls". Alsa identifies a card called "HDA Nvidia", ...
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No display after reconnecting monitor

I use one Dell U2311H monitor for the same computer both as the monitor on my desk and as a monitor placed in my shelf to watch videos on. For both setups the computer stands in the same place and to ...
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Unable to connect my Sony Vaio Laptop to LCD TV using HDMI Cable

I have Sony VAIO VPCEB24EN model laptop purchased few months ago and also a Sansui Fontes 3230 LCD TV. I need to connect my Laptop to TV using HDMI Cable but whenever I tries, my screen on Laptop goes ...
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Can I watch 3D movies on my TV if my graphics card doesn't support it?

I have a 3D TV (which support "2D to 3D", "Side By Side", "Top and Down"). I use an HDMI cable (3D supported 1.4) to connect my TV to the PC. My PC doesn't have a graphics card capable of outputting ...
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ATI HD 4600 via HDMI: Screen offset about 3" to the right

I have a media PC running Windows 7 x64. I am running an ATI HD 4600 to my receiver using HDMI for both video and audio. The video is connected to a 42" Magnavox 1080p LCD TV. The resolution is set to ...
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HDMI - Sound not working while ingame

I connected my laptop Acer TravelMate 7530 to the LG LCD TV via HDMI cable. I updated all my drivers on the laptop and seemed to work fine. Sound is working fine while I'm not playing games. But when ...
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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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VGA DVI to HDTV HDMI intermittent output problem

I have a PC connected to my 42" HDTV. In my PC I have an nVidia 8600 GT video card with two DVI outputs and it is currently connected to my HDTV with a VGA to VGA cable that connects to the graphics ...
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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 ...
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Can a HDMI component break while all other graphics outputs work?

To give you context for this problem, I'm using an i3 (2.83GHz) in an HTPC and as of about a month and half ago, the HDMI output of the board no longer works. DVI and D-sub do however. I assumed a ...
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DVI, DisplayPort, dual Monitors

Equipment/Software: Windows 7 Ultimate Nvidia Quadro 600 2x NEC MultiSync E222w Latest Nvidia drivers Amphenol DisplayPort to DVI Adapter Cable Problem: Bottom-line, I can only get one monitor to ...
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HDMI connection from a Sony Vaio VGN-2950 to external display does not work (but VGA does)

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-2950 with a HDMI connection and a Samsung 24A350H external monitor with an HDMI input. If I connect the laptop to the Samsung via a VGA connection, it works fine. However, it ...
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Mulitple Monitor Support on a Dell Inspiron 410

I have been given the option at work to upgrade my Lenovo ThinkCentre to the Inspiron. It has more RAM and a quad core, but most importantly it does not have an internal speaker (my Lenovo has been ...
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Graphics card with HDMI (including sound)? [closed]

I have an HTPC with an onboard NVidia 630a chipset that I've been using for 1080p video and Skype. Unfortunately, nVidia screwed up their drivers, and I lost sound over HDMI a while back. For reasons ...
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Windows 7 multiple display issue (HDMI from PC to TV - No Signal)

I've recently decided that with my new nvidia GeForce 8400 GS graphics card that supports HDMI - I could do what I've always wanted to do, set up a multiple monitor system. I used an HDMI cable from/...
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How would HDMI help me if the PC is not used to watch movies or play games? [closed]

If I don't watch movies or play games, but the PC may be used to do some web-designing (not animations though), would HDMI help at all? Currently PC is using VGA. It's more of a theory/hypothetical ...
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Is integrated graphics card Radeon HD 4200 capable of handling full HD?

I enjoy my integrated graphics card Radeon HD 4200 at resolution of 1280x1024 pixels on a 19" inches LG Flatron (5: 4 aspect ratio) (playing FIFA 10 at max resolution, max quality). But recently I ...
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Dual-Link DVI ExpressCard

I'm looking for a way to connect a monitor with resolution 2560x1600 to my laptop, which only outputs single-link HDMI (max 2048 x 1536). The laptop has an ExpressCard slot, and I have noticed ...
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Dual Monitor setup issues between laptop and external led monitor

I have two challenges. Monitor will not connect to laptop through HDMI Watching HD video content causes the laptop to sometimes turn off expecially when I'm streaming from tekzilla.com Setup. I ...
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What is “Azalia internal HDMI codec” BIOS setting?

There's an Advanced setting in my BIOS that says "Azalia internal HDMI codec". It's currently off. Do I want this on or off? I can't even figure out what it is for. I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 32-bit on ...
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Connect iMac to Sharp TV, But No Video or Audio

Here’s my setup: iMac 21.5” (Late 2009) Mac OS X 10.6.7 Sharp LD-46D85UN Griffin Mini DisplayPort to HDMI I've been using my iMac as an HTPC since I purchased it last year, but last week it ...
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Rainbow display static/snow over HDMI->DVI

I recently got a Mac Mini at work. I have two of the same monitor connected to it: one over HDMI->DVI adapter and DVI cable, and one over MiniDisplayPort->VGA adapter and VGA cable Sometimes (...
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DVIHDMI to network stream (mms, etc.)

Did anybody ever hear or use appliance which has HDMI/DVI input (like monitor) and can broadcast network stream (mms, etc.)? So, the goal is obviously to plug it to PC graphic card (DVI/HDMI) and ...
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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 can'...
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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

I have a new 6870 Amd 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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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?