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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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 C&E TOOGOO DisplayPort-to-HDMI adapter, ...
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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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Blurry image when connecting computer to HDMI and VGA simultaneously

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 ...
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Why doesn't my TV display my computer's HDMI output, only under Windows 7?

I am trying to connect my PC to my TV via HDMI. It works fine under Ubuntu, but it's not working under Windows 7 (32-bit). The video card is an ATI 4670, the TV is a Philips 74xx series and the ...
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How to use 2 DVI monitors with only 1 DVI port [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I use a DVI splitter cable on 1 DVI port? Hello. I have 2 DVI monitors, and my computer only has 1 DVI jack. What sort of solutions are available (are there ...
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iiyama ProLite B2712HDS with ATI Sapphire HD 4850x2

I've just bought a iiyama ProLite B2712HDS 27" monitor and upon hooking this up to my ATI 4850x2 over HDMI I cannot get the screen resolution to setup correctly! If I use ATI's CCC, I can set it to ...
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Converting HDMI to RCA - laptop to TV?

I'm planning on going to visit parents over christmas and am looking to bring my laptop to be able to play video on my parent's TV. They've got a big widescreen from the early 2000s which has RCA ...
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Advantage of connecting laptop to monitor through HDMI to VGA

I have two options for connecting an external monitor to my laptop - HDMI and VGA. Currently I am using VGA. Will there be any advantage if I connect through HDMI. Does using HDMI reduce the life of ...
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No HDMI sound on TV from HTPC

Ok, so I just finished putting together a new HTPC and everything works great. I had it connected to my 24" LCD monitor via HDMI and got great video AND audio. However, when I connect the same cable ...
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Radeon 5500 with a Samsung monitor - not getting a full screen?

I am running a Windows 7 machine, with an ATI Radeon HD 5500, and a Samsung SyncMaster P2370MS Monitor. When I use a VGA cable, everything is working fine. But when I use HDMI, the picture is centered,...
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Automatic switching between “digital output” (HDMI) and built-in speakers in Vista

We occasionally connect my wife's laptop, which runs Vista, to our TV. Whenever we do this we have to manually switch the default audio output to "digital output" for the sound to go through the HDMI ...
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Connect Macbook Pro to HDTV with audio

I have a Macbook Pro (from fall of 2009), which has a Mini DisplayPort. I want to be able to connect this to my HDTV through HDMI and get video and audio going through the TV. What is the cheapest ...
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Display flickering when HDMI is connected

I have an ATI Radeon HD 5700 graphics adapter which I am trying to connect to a TV and a monitor. With only the monitor connected everything works fine, however as soon as I plug in the HDMI cable ...
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HDMI connection does not support HDCP

My problem: error message when playing blu-ray movies stating that the HDCP encryption could not be established. My setup: A new projector (EPSON EMP TW700) with a HDCP-compliant HDMI port a PC ...
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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 ...