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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How far from PC should i Put my HDMI splitter? [closed]

I have a PC and want to connect with two monitors and 1 projector. 1 monitor is near the PC, the projector is 15 m far from pc, and the other monitor is 30 m far from pc. i have 2 HDMI cables 15 m ...
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HDMI to monitor with no speakers - How to get audio?

I have this spare monitor lying around: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00F6390EI?redirect=true&ref_=s9_im_co_g147_i4 I was thinking of using it to stream videos on. It has no 3.5mm jack or ...
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Connecting multiple monitors to Vaio SVS15127pxb

I'm trying to connect 2 monitors to my SVS 15127 laptop so I can work with 3 monitors (including my built-in laptop). My laptop has 2 display ports, a HDMI and a VGA. Unfortunately when I connect both ...
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External monitors not detected through docking station after Windows 10 update

I have a Dell Inspiron 7520 and a Dell D3000 docking station connected through the USB 3.0 port. Before updating to Windows 10 (I was using Windows 7), everything worked fine. Two monitors were ...
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Monitor 2560x1440 with ASUS X52J - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145

I just got an 25" DELL (U2515H) monitor, running at a resolution of 2560x1440. My laptop is a ASUS X52J, almost 5 years old running with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5145 - 512 MB Graphics Card. The ...
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4 Monitor Setup with a 980 GTX

Trying to get 4 monitors to be driven by my 980 GTX. I've got: 1 DVI to HDMI Connection (Works) 1 DVI Connection (Works) 1 DVI to Display Port Connection through an Active Adapter (Works) 1 HDMI to ...
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Why would an HDMI cable show a black screen for 1080p?

I recently installed a 30 foot HDMI cable through my ceiling for a projector set-up in my basement. Prior to installation, the cable worked with my Apple TV to my television. However, after ...
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3 Monitors Connected, 2 Working Only

I have an AMD R9 200 Series graphic cards which has 2 DVI, 1 HDMI, and 1 DisplayPort ports available. I've connected two monitors which DVI and the other with HDMI but only 2 work. I've read from this ...
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How to remove 2 pixel task bar line in windows 7 when task bar is hidden?

I have Windows 7. When I hide the task bar it still shows in a bright white 1 or 2 pixel line across the bottom of my screen (as my task bar is on the bottom of my screen). SO if I watch Netflix or ...
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Can I drive a 2560x1600 display with a 1920x1080 signal?

I want to buy a lcd back-lit led monitor for use as a TV, by connecting a full-hd digital receiver to led via HDMI. I planned to buy this dell-u3011 led monitor for this purpose, but I am a little ...
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Is it necessary to use graphics card VGA port for moniter when using a graphics card

I am getting Gefore GTX N560 Ti Hawk and saw that it doesn't have a VGA cable, I have always used the graphics card VGA port instead of motherboard inbuilt port when ever I use a graphics card. So is ...
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SyncMaster 971p Connection Issue

I acquired a 2007 Samsung SyncMaster 971p, and have been trying to connect it to my computer. My laptop only has a HDMI port, and the monitor a DVI one, so I bought a HDMI-DVI cable thinking it would ...
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Frequency out of range

I bought LG 24" LED monitor (24MP47HQ) for my HP desktop (Elite 8200 SFF). If I increase the resolution to 1600*1200 or 1920*1080, then it says 'Frequency out of range' How can I increase the ...
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Computer does not display output to the screen

I am writing this post with connection to the new computer which I had bought recently. When I have plugged everything and turned on computer, then it is looks like running (light + DVD ROM are ...
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Tv shows lower res than PC is outputting

I just upgraded my graphics card, on the old one I used a dvi-I to vga adapter to my tv, however if i tried using an HDMI cable I got the proplem where the tv would show a pixzelated screen, I assumed ...
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Pc will not boot - power over HDMI?

So i encountered the strangest issue with my PC today. I was using it last night, i shut it down as normal, then this morning, nothing, checked power leads, tried to remove power hold in power for 30 ...
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DVI to HDMI/DisplayPort with 2560x1440

I am having two 2560x1440 screens with HDMI, DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort inputs (2x Dell UltraSharp U2715H). My goal is getting them to work with the following motherboard at their native ...
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HDMI to DVI Dual Link via displayport - Apple TV 4 to apple cinema display

I have been struggling with this one for the last two weeks. I have a new Apple TV (4) which I bought thinking it would be compatible with a 2010 DVI Apple Cinema Display 30 inch. Initially I just ...
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3rd display keeps disconnecting, 1 laptop display and 2 external displays

I have a laptop running Windows 7 with, I have Intel HD Graphics 400 and an Nvidia GeForce GT 630M, the laptop has an HDMI slot and a VGA slot. I'm trying to run two external monitors and the laptop ...
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Tower PC no longer connects to TV via HDMI cable

I have a PC connected to a TV via HDMI. It was working just fine until one day I turned both on and it wouldn't give me a signal. The problem is with the PC but I haven't managed to diagnose it. I ...
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TV screen turns off/flickers when connected to computer through HDMI

My computer is connected to three displays: Cable: DVI - Display: 27" computer monitor Cable: DVI-HDMI - Display: 24" TV Cable: HDMI - Display: 50" TV (routed through an Onkyo 5.1 surround sound ...
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Monitor blacks out randomly

I have 3 monitors connected to a Dell Display Link device that has 2 HDMI and one Display Port connections. The 3 monitors are almost identical : 24" Asus HDMI, only one having both HDMI and DP ports....
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Connect LG 25UB55-B to Dell XPS L502x

I'm going to buy LG 25UB55-B monitor, which will be connected to my Dell XPS L502x notebook. But after some investigation I'm a little bit confused and unsure if it will work. There are several ...
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Stick media player turns monitor off

I bought a stick media player with HDMI output. I used an HDMI>DVI-D adapter to plug it into a Benq monitor (with DVI-D slot, I already tried DVI-I, which I had to refund, it did not fit). The monitor ...
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Automatically change default playback device when HDMI activated/deactivated?

I've rigged up Cortana in Windows 10 to do things like turn lights on and off. The problem is, when the TV's not on, and/or the receiver's not turned into the HDMI channel the PC is plugged into, I ...
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blurry/bad quality external screen (samsung) attached to dell n5110 q15r

I bought an external screen (Samsung mw2030) and I pluged it to my Dell n5110 q15r. The main problem is blurry quality and white persistence around the front, moreover quality is very bad. When I want ...
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4k Monitor doesn't give me the option for 4k resolution

I have an Acer XR341CK 4k monitor and a XFX Radeon r9 280x GPU. I have my monitor hooked up with an HDMI cable from the monitor to an adapter to go to a mini Display Port on my GPU. For some reason ...
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Mirrored display, mouse cursor missing

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 connected via HDMI to a TV. After the computer comes back from suspend the mirrored desktop on the TV display sometimes doesn't show the mouse cursor. The only way I found to ...
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LCD screen to HDMI or VGA

I have an old laptop with a completely working LCD screen, and am wondering if there is any way for me to turn it into an external monitor by converting the flat cable to a VGA or HDMI output. ...
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Brainbreaker. Dual gpu dual monitor, one monitor flashing only shows when at 30mh, normally@60, capable of 75hz

So, I have dual radeon sapphire 7850 2gb. One hdmi to 50'' tv, other card is hdmi to asus 24'' monitor with 1920x1080 75Mhz capable monitor. Updated to latest driver/software the other day 15....
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laptop screen goes blank when HDMI monitor plugged in on Debian Jessie

On my HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC when I plug in an external monitor, the laptop screen goes blank. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics ...
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Is there a video quality difference between a Mini-DisplayPort-to-HDMI conversion and a USB-to-HDMI conversion?

I recently bought a laptop (Dell XPS-13), which comes equipped with only a Mini-DisplayPort for video, which is not compatible with most displays I have to use (university projectors). USB-ports are ...
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Are 1080p monitors better than a 4k monitor?

Ok so I own an asus 144 mhrz 1 ms response time monitor (for gaming) and i was able to stream a 4k video on it, keep in mind this is a 1080p monitor and it looked pretty good. So why do people even ...
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Setting up a two different views using a laptop and a monitor

I have a laptop that I connect to a pc monitor, at the moment I just view whatever is on the laptop on the monitor but I'd like to have multiple views so that I can type code on the monitor but view ...
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Change actual HDMI output resolution, Intel Graphics

So I can change the resolution (and clone or extend) through control panel, but it still always outputs 1920x1080 on my tv with the size of the desktop just changing in size within that. Does anyone ...
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HDMI turns off two monitors

Setup: 2 monitors [DVI] 1 TV [HDMI] Card: Ati Radeon 6850 OS: Windows 10 Situation: When I plug the HDMI into the video card my monitors turn off. Switching one of them off does not make a ...
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Dell monitor working with one HDMI cable, but not with others?

I have a Dell U2312HM monitor connected to a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop via a HDMI-DVI cable. I'm running it on Ubuntu 14.04. I had an issue with the monitor blinking from time to time (reported here),...
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No HDMI signal with i3 + Denon amp

My setup used to worked perfectly : Windows 10 + i3 4330 --HDMI--> Denon amplifier --HDMI--> Samsung TV One day, I got a power outage. But once it went back, my HTPC stopped sending signal to my ...
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Does Chromecast or Amazon Fire TV Stick work with a computer monitor?

I'm interested in knowing whether these media streaming sticks work with regular PC monitors (with HDMI ports), and not just HDTV. I couldn't find it in the product descriptions on their websites. Has ...
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USB 3.0 docking station dual display poor performance

I got a plugable USB 3.0 docking station in order to set up my laptop with dual monitors. The problem is, the display performance of the monitor hooked up to the docking station via an HDMI cable is ...
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Win 8.1- My second monitor stop working after the boot

I tried to use a screen (a TV actually) on my laptop, it worked for few seconds and then it's not recognized anymore after the bootup. I tried to use another screen on my laptop and it worked well. I ...
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Windows audio stops working when playing games through a receiver

I have a Windows 8 desktop with two nVidia GeForce 680 GTX video cards. When I connect the video card to a TV via HDMI the audio through HDMI works fine all the time. When I connect the video card ...
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Win 8.1- second monitor stop working after boot

I tried to use a screen (a TV actually) on my laptop, it worked for few seconds and then it's not recognized anymore after the bootup. I tried to use another screen on my laptop and it worked well. ...
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How to select which sound output device to use for /dev/dsp OSS emulation?

I have a system with two sound devices and am using sound via HDMI out. This is Card 1, Device 7, Subdevice 0, so I set in my /usr/share/alsa.conf: defaults.ctl.card 1 defaults.pcm.card 1 defaults....
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Acer X193W monitor keeps displaying “no signal” after connecting it to laptop's HDMI port

I've had a 19" Acer X193W monitor lying around for a while now since my desktop PC crashed, so today I decided to have the monitor as an external display for my laptop. I went out to get an HDMI to ...
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I'm using a TV as a monitor. Why are my resolution choices so limited when the TV supports more?

I am trying to use this tv as a monitor. As you can see, this tv supports 1920x1080 full HD. However, when I plug it into my Windows computer (which can easily support this, it supports it on other ...
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How to create any application window that should not pass to projector screen on mac?

I want to know there is any way to write a application on mac, and that application window should only visible on screen even that system connected to projector screen. For Example: If i write some ...
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Monitor refresh rate dropped

Today I bought HDMI cable to connet my tv as a "secondary monitor" to my pc. But after I've plugged it in, the refresh rate on the main monitor dropped significantly. Any info I find in the AMD ...
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Why isnt my laptop connecting to my external monitor?

Alienware M17X-R3 Windows 10 (this might be the problem...) DVI-D cable HDMI to DVI adapter ACER external monitor model no. G236HL For some reason, my laptop won't display anything on the external. ...
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HDMI splitter (dual screen)

I am looking for a way to connect two monitors to my laptop. I was thinking of having an HDMI splitter and then two HDMI to DVI cables to my screens. Does a HDMI splitter which can split the display ...