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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windows-7 hdmi audio [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows Vista/7: Managing multiple audio playback devices Hello, I am using windows 7 and here is my question : Is there a way for windows to swtich my audio output to ...
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How can I transfer the audio from my TV to my audio receiver with only an optical OUT and an RCA IN connection?

I have my computer connected to my LCD TV with HDMI to transfer audio and video. Now I would like to transfer the audio out from the TV to the audio in on my receiver. The problem is that my TV has ...
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Connecting HDMI MediaCenter PC to Standard Def TV

I just purchased a ASRock ION 330-HT-BD to use as my new Media Center. Sadly I still have a crappy standard-def old tube TV for the foreseeable future. The TV has Coax & Composite (Red, White, ...
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Beautiful premade HTPC which outputs the audio through the HDMI port [closed]

I'm searching for a decent HTPC which outputs the 5.1-audio through the HDMI port. It have to be a pre-made system, not something self-made. And it has to be "beautiful" (e.g. not a big, clunky box) ...
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Is the HDMI Output of the Flip MinoHD HDCP encrypted?

1.) Does anybody know if the HDMI output of the Flip MinoHD is HDCP encrypted? I want to be able to convert the output of the Flip into HD-SDI (with one of these: http://www.ensembledesigns.com/...
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HDMI video dropping out

I recently purchased a new computer and a new flat-panel monitor from Dell. Everything worked perfectly if I used the supplied analog monitor cable. Since both the monitor and the graphics card ...
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Computer connected to HDMI TV x RGB TV

I have bought today a 40 inch 1920x1080 TV that has several inputs as RGB, HDMI, etc. My idea is to use this TV as my computer monitor. I am already using it but I am connected right now using the ...
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What hardware do I need to run dual monitors + HDMI out + Component?

I'd like to run Hulu/Netflix/etc from my Fairly new mid-range Windows 7 box to two TVs. I'd like to eventually run dual monitors as well. What kind of set up would I need to do this? Specifics: HP ...
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HDMI to VGA convert

I just bought a new HP Pavilion dv7t Quad Edition laptop that has HDMI out. I already have a couple of monitors that are VGA and I'd like to hook up one of these to dual monitors. I've read some ...
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Laptop HDMI out to monitor DVI in

I have a laptop that i'm trying to fix, and it has HDMI out. I have a cable i bought for my HTPC which does DVI out to HDMI in, which worked fine. Was hoping to be able to use this same cable for ...
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Does HDMI cable “quality” actually affect transmission?

I really don't want to pay a ridiculous price for a "name brand" HDMI cable if it doesn't really do anything for me. I'm just curious: now that most transmission is digital (packetized) is there such ...
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Force win7 to detect a newly connected DVI (HDMI) device without rebooting

I'm plugging my (Dell) laptop's secondary DVI port to my HDTV. Sometimes the connection is detected right away. Sometimes I have to reboot the laptop. Is there a way to ensure the newly detected ...
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Can I get dual monitor support (2xDVI) from my (DVI+HDMI) graphics card?

It seems that pure 2 x DVI dual head video cards are becoming rare. Most cards feature something like 1 x DVI plus 1 x HDMI plus 1 x VGA or some other interface. The idea seems to be that you can just ...
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How to record DirectTV HD DVR to a DVD or PC? [closed]

Is there a way to hook up a standard DVD player to a DirecTV HD DVR and record the content to this disk? If not is there a way to record the content onto a computer to later be recorded onto a DVD.
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How to tell whether a graphics card supports audio over HDMI?

I want to connect up my desktop PC to a TV via HDMI for watching video on, in addition to a normal (DVI) desktop monitor. Ideally, I would like the audio and video to go through the HDMI cable to the ...
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HDMI-HDMI cable length

I'd like to connect my PC to an HDTV using an HDMI-HDMI cable. The distance between them is about 8 m; is the length going to be an issue? I'm worried the signal might deteriorate over such a distance....
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Three monitors, 3D support, HDMI w/sound

I'm setting up a new general purpose PC, and trying to figure out what I need in the way of graphics card and/or motherboard. (I don't have any restrictions on what CPU/GPU/manufacturer/etc - that ...
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HDMI monitor turned blank

I use a Toshiba Portege laptop. I also have an LG W2452V monitor hooked up via HDMI. The notebook lid is normally closed and I only use the monitor. Today the monitor refuses to show anything. ...
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KVM Switch - Image Quality

Does a KVM Switch causes loss of image quality? I want to install one but thinking if this will effect the quality of the image (colors/etc), displayed on the screens.
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Why does 1080p through a VGA cable fit my HDTV but is oversized when through an HDMI cable?

I have put together a new PC with a XFX GeForce GTX 260 graphics card and have it connected to my HDTV. First, I used an old VGA cable with a DVI to VGA adapter and plugged it in to my HDTV's VGA ...
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Dell 4400 DisplayPort sound problem

I've a Dell M4400 laptop and am using a DisplayPort to HDMI cable, but the sound just plays out of the speakers - not out of the attached TV. Does the DisplayPort support audio? Do I need a driver or ...
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about: Graphics Cards and HDMI supporting

I'm planing to buy a new Graphic Card, with PHYSX and HDMI. Nvidia have a lot of pretty Graphic Cards, with a little expensive price. The only cards which contain (Physx & HDMI) in same time; ...
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How to add an HDMI output to my PC?

I'm moving, and am going to buy a new HDTV for the apartment. I'm thinking about connecting my self-built PC to the TV. The only thing is that my PC has only one PCIx16 2.0 slot. The card in that slot ...
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Suggestions for small, power efficient, media center PC? [closed]

I need a Windows Media Center PC. It should have: HDMI output small form factor Be able to handle a TV tuner that can decode clear QAM (i get basic cable w/o a decoder box and i get all the local ...
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Kill overscan for ATI drivers?

I have a dual-boot Windows 7 64 bit/Linux 64 bit machine that uses ATI's Catalyst drivers. Sometimes I attach it to a 1080p LCD TV over HDMI. ATI is daft enough to provide a border to account for ...
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Send only video out with HDMI cable

My laptop has an HDMI out port and my new TV has HDMI in ports. Hooking them up so that I can use the laptop to play movies with sound on the TV works fine. However, I haven't been able to find a ...
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What cable to connect Inspiron 1720 to HDMI TV?

I'm a little confused to say the least when it comes to video formats and protocols. I'd like to view my laptop output on my HD TV. The TV has HDMI, S-Video, and RCA inputs. My laptop has a VGA ...
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Is iTunes full screen mode bad for an LCD TV?

My 2 year old Samsung LCD TV just died after 2 years with no issue and perfect service. It happened while I was listening to some music using iTunes in Coverflow mode in full screen. My computer was ...
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Recommended Cluster Size for Passport Hard Drive Running on WD TV

What is the recommended cluster size for an NTFS volume on a Western Digital Passport USB hard drive for playing AVI, MKV, and VOB files in 1080p resolution using Western Digital's WD TV HD Media ...
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hdmi cable to lcd tv

I have an hdmi out on my motherboard, and an lcd with two hdmi inputs. Up until several days ago everything worked fine with regards to seeing movies on the TV, and when the audio was directed to ...
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Can nvidia ION's HDMI output to 2560x1600p ? (geforce 9400m, Aspire revo R3600)

Will the Aspire revo R3600 output to a "30-inch monitor (Samsung SynchMaster 305T) at 2560x1600 pixels with DVI-D-DualLink input" if I put a "HDMI to DVI-D-DualLink adaptator" on the HDMI port of ...
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Avoid stutter on PC when switching on/off HDMI-connected TV

My media center is connected to my TV by HDMI. When the TV is powered on or off the audio & video stutters for a second or so, presumably due to some EDID processing or something - not life ...
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Is it possible to connect two monitors on a laptop, one through HDMI and the other through DisplayPort?

For example the Alienware m17x offers 3 connections, HDMI, DisplayPort, and VGA. Is it possible to connect two independent external monitors, one through the DisplayPort and one through the HDMI port?
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HDMI to DVI audio problem

I have a Samsung T220HD LCD with integrated speakers. When I connect it to my video card via VGA cable, the speakers works fine. But, I recently bought an DVI to HDMI cable, (my video card has dvi ...
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HDMI vs Component vs VGA vs DVI vs DisplayPort

What are the pros and cons of each of these different display adapters and cables? From what I can understand, HDMI offers the ability to send audio along the same cable as well as the ability to do ...
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My display is blank when I turn on my HDTV connected to Media Center

When I turn on my TV, it's often the case that the screen is blank and I have to unplug / plug the HDMI cable connected from the Windows Media Center to a Samsung LED TV. This problem only occurs ...
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Does a 4-pin mini-DIN S-Video out to HDMI in cable exist?

I'm looking for an cable (adapter or something) that can connect a 4-pin mini-DIN S-Video out to a: HDMI in The reason being I have an ancient piece of specialized equipment (no it's not a ...
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720p signal from Mac Mini isn't centered on TV?

I have a Mac Mini as my media center machine, and it's outputing 720p over a DVI to HDMI cable, to my TV. The image is vertically centered, but it's shifted to the left almost completely. Is there ...
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Is Displayport preferable to DVI for monitor connections? [closed]

I'm currently running a single Dell 24" (2408WFP) screen, but am considering adding a second. The problem I've got is that I'm currently using the DVI connector to the on board graphics, so will need ...
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graphics cards with no HDMI output

I am currently looking at Gainward GTX260 896MB GS GLH, but I've seen it also on the x275 version - the card doesn't have an HDMI output, only two dvi and one tv out (s-video?). They claim they ...
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Motherboard with DVI, VGA and HDMI : How many can I use at once?

I'm looking for some components to build a new PC, and noticed that there are quite a few motherboards which have all three of DVI, VGA and HDMI. I want to connect this to two DVI monitors, so my ...
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TV doesn't automatically show signal from Windows Media Center

I have Windows Media Center running on Win7 RTM with a GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H motherboard. The integrated video card is an ATI Radeon HD 3200. It's connected to a Sony Bravia KDL-46XBR4 tv via HDMI ...