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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What is version of HDMI in Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-592G ? 1.4 or 2.0?

The question is for owners because I cannot find on official specs page what is version of HDMI in this laptop. It's important for me because I'd like to connect 4K monitor at 60Hz which is supported ...
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Do HDMI to VGA cables actually work as advertised?

I recently bought this HDMI to VGA cable to use with a computer which only has HDMI output: However, it doesn’t work and now I realize that an active device is needed to perform the conversion. My ...
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One computer, 3 Monitors 1 TV switch 1 Monitor for TV

I have a 3 screen setup with a TV next to the monitors. I was wanting to occasionally switch the 3rd monitor out for the TV (before i was having to go under the desk and switch the HDMI cables around) ...
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Sound management when using multiple displays

I have a Lenovo AIO computer which is connected by HDMI cable to a TV as a second display. The two displays work perfectly visually and have done for months, but I am having problems with the audio. ...
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VGA connected Monitor flickers when TV source != HDMI/PC

I have a PC with inbuilt graphics card that is connected to my TV through a HDMI cable and to a monitor through a VGA cable. When the monitor is on and the tv is on with it's source set to HDMI (ie, ...
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How to use the VGA/DVI/HDMI backward campatibility feature of DisplayPort?

I've heard that DisplayPort supports sending HDMI, VGA or DVI signal through its ports by using a passive adapter or cable. If true, how can you check if your GPU or laptop model supports that (or ...
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27 inch monitor with 2560x1440 resolution will it work with laptop geforce 540m 1gb?

I got a simple question - Im going to buy an external monitor for my laptop which will be an ASUS PB278QR with 2560x1440 resolution - will my laptop handle it (geforce 540m 1GB) ? I will use it only ...
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Nvidia and yamaha HTR-2067 and windows 10 “works” negative (DVI->HDMI)

I bought yamaha HTR-2067. It works almost perfectly, but for some reason it doesn't play sound from PC (HP Elitebook 8560w). The strangest is, that if I turn yamaha OFF, on Sound Devices appears ...
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Windows 10 HDMI video lag, no sound

I have this issue with Windows 10. I have used the same setup with Windows 8.1 without any problems. The first thing i've noticed, that there is no sound over HDMI. Im using a Philips 5500 series TV ...
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Setting up screen mirroring on non smart TV

I have a non smart TV with no inbuilt screen mirroring capability , just a simple HDMI port and two android devices HTC one mini and HTC desire 816 both of which do not support MHL. What would be the ...
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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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Playing video from PC to TV through HDMI looks noticeably worse compared to playing directly from USB

I have a non-smart LED TV. And I have a uncompressed 1920x1080/60fps video which I copied to flash drive, plug it into the TV and play it, the result is really good. However when I tried using my TV ...
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Lenovo laptop with external monitor, max resolution?

i have a Lenovo G50-80 80E502EKPB 15.6'' (INTEL CORE I7-5500U 4GB, AMD RADEON R5 M330 2GB) laptop and i want to buy an external monitor to use with a HDMI cable. I am looking at a Dell ULTRASHARP ...
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Windows 7 Setup HDMI output

I need to install Windows 7 on a device that has no native display only HDMI output (A laptop with display gone bad). But when I boot into the Windows 7 setup it does not show up on the HDMI device. ...
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Trying to set up 2 PCs on an Eizo monitor - no D-SUB signal

I've got a desktop and a laptop and I'd like to plug them both to my Eizo S2431W monitor. The Eizo has DVI and D-SUB inputs. Laptop is plugged in from HDMI to DVI through an adapter. Works fine. ...
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Why is audio high pitched over HDMI?

When I connect my Windows 8 notebook to my television via HDMI the audio is higher pitched than it should be. If I use a different audio output this does not occur, and note the audio is not sped up ...
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Intel NUC6i3 Skylake with Windows 10 - Intel HD 520 Audio over HDMI Fails

I recently got my Intel NUC6i3SYH. I already tested some other NUC like PCs and the NUC5i3RYH without any issues. The system runs fine except one bug which somehow is connected to the Intel HD 520 ...
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Disable HDMI auto-switch in windows 7

i'm using a HDMI Switch because my TV has not enough HDMI-Ports for all my devices. I don't like the auto switch of the switch. every time i turn on my computer the switch jumps to the HDMI-Ports ...
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Laptop won't send display to video mixer

I'm trying to get my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B12P) to recognise a DataVideo HS-2000 video mixer as a second display, something I've done successfully in the past with a Mac Mini. The laptop ...
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Not HDMI output to a smart TV on Laptop HP Pavilion dv7

I have a Laptop - HP pavilion dv7 complete model (dv7 - 6c95dx) with Windows 7. I formatted the laptop repeatedly. I'm sure the problem is not in either the HDMI cable or the smart TV, because I have ...
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How to use two monitors: one from video card one from motherboard

I'm trying to get two monitors set up. One is plugged into my graphics card using an hdmi cord, the other is plugged into my motherboard using another hdmi cord. Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX ...
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How would I get a GeForce 9500 GT to pass audio via DVI to an HDMI display?

I have a GeForce 9500 GT and the latest Nvidia drivers. It has 2 DVI ports. One is connected to a normal monitor, the other is connected to a HDTV, connected via a really long DVI-to-HDMI cable The ...
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malfunctioning Matrox TH2G Digital

Have a HP Elitebook 850. Got a Matrox Triplehead2go Digital. Had already the GXM for Digital SE installed on the notebook so uninstalled and reinstalled the one for Digital. I don't know if they are ...
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HDMI, Thunderbolt ports not working in Boot Camp

I've installed Boot Camp on my MacBook Pro, but the HDMI and Thunderbolt ports still aren't working. When I connect an HDMI cable from my Mac to a monitor, the monitor says No HDMI Input. System: ...
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Connecting Airtel DTH HD+ to my LG LED Screen

I have an LG LCD 2260V screen which I was using with SD STB and TV Tuner using VGA Cable. Now, I upgraded to Airtel HD+. However when I connect the STB with Screen using the HDMI cable, it does not ...
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QHD through HDMI on Dell U2715H

I have an Acer TimelineX 4820TG laptop. I'd like to buy the Dell U2715H screen (sorry link in french). It is a 2560x1440 px display. But My laptop has only VGA and HDMI port, and the screen has ...
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How does a laptop detect an HDMI cable is connected?

I bought a cheap HDMI switch; pressing the button cycles through Inputs 1, 2, and 3 to the same output. I like to keep my home laptop closed on my desk with my work laptop open on top of it, and my ...
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Garbled text when using a 32in 1080p Sceptre LED TV as a computer monitor

I've done quite a bit of reading around on this kind of issue and still haven't been able to solve it. Here's the information: (TV) Sceptre E328BV-FMDC 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Graphics Card) 2 ...
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Monitor gets weird “blurry?” display

So I have bought a new monitor (Asus VG248 quite a while ago) and I noticed something. Whenever my monitor has been turned off, and I turn it back on, it sometimes gives me this display (hopefully ...
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windows 10 black screen issue

after installing a new nvidia gtx970 graphics card in windows 10, i noticed random loss of signal to the monitor, via the hdmi connection. besides the random occurrence, however, signal loss will ...
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Watch a large video file on a TV screen via HDMI

I am planning to buy a TV screen for a reasonable price (don't know which one yet). I have on my laptop large video files (+- 7GB per file, 1080p, 5000 to 10000 kbps) and I would like to know if an ...
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DisplayPort to HDMI 2.0 Output

I just bought myself an Asus Swift PG278Q gaming monitor. When I bought it I was led to believe it had both DisplayPort and HDMI, to which I later found out its limited to the DisplayPort. I have an ...
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HDMI cable from PC to TV randomly goes black for a few seconds and then gets a light blue tint

I've had this issue for quite some time and been googleing for ages, I cant figure out what the problem is.. If i connect my PC to my TV the screen randomly flickers and sometimes gets a green tint ...
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Windows won't recognize second monitor anymore

My second monitor (an HP S2031 monitor) has stopped being recognized by my laptop, a Dell XPS 15 running Windows 8. It has an intel i7 with integrated graphics and a GeForce GT 525M card. Previously ...
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Cannot hear audio when connecting HP 8740w to Sony Bravia K46S4100 via displayport

I have an HP 8740w with Nvidia Quadro FX 3800M video card. I connect SIIG displayport to HDMI adapter to the displayport. I connect a standard HDMI cable to the adapter with other end going to the ...
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HDMI Audio drops out when display enters powersave

I have a Windows 8 machine with an AMD APU attached to my Home Theater system through HDMI (HDMI routes through a Home Theater AMP, then into the TV). Here's my problem, Whenever the display is ...
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Nexus 5 slimport on 1280x1024

I have an old monitor (Fujitsu Siemens 4312fa 1280x1024) I want to connect my Nexus 5 to through hdmi slimport. I was curious if the Nexus' resolution would be downscaled to 1280x720 or something ...
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How can I fix letterboxing / stretching?

I'm using a Samsung syncmaster 2032mw TV as a pc monitor, it works perfectly fine over vga but I want sound and there's no space / sockets for the speakers I have. I opted to use HDMI which is perfect ...
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AMD Radeon r9 Not connecting to HDMI screen? [Solved]

I have a custom built Windows gaming PC, we are using the Sapphire Radeon r9 gfx card and when we attempt to connect to monitor (or rather, HDMI TV) it does not connect, for a second it appears that ...
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Motherboard is not booting operating system after cmos reset and cant access bios

I have built a custom pc, these are the specs: I7 4790k 500w evga psu Gigabyte z97p-d3 motherboard 8gb hyper x 1866mhz ram I am using my 32" finlux tv right now as a monitor since im saving for a gtx ...
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Can't connect my windows 8.1 machine to an external display

I have a touch screen all in one desktop, running 8.1. I'm trying to connect my benq external display via dvi or hdmi cables. I've plugged the power cable into the external screen and connected it ...
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Most windows disappear after second display unplugged in KDE

I have a HDMI 2nd display plugged into my laptop and I have set it as the primary display in KDE. When I close the lid and unplug the 2nd display, even though I deliberately moved most windows onto my ...
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Display HDMI Problems

When I plug my PC into my Samsung SyncMaster 2032MW TV, it doesn't scale to the native 1680x1050 (16/10). It seems its been horribly programmed, in the settings menu for the HDMI input there's, Wide ...
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Intel HD4000 with 4k HDMI output on Linux

I wonder if I can output 4k resolution (3840 × 2160) @ 30Hz with a Intel HD4000 graphics using Linux and a single HDMI output. I have a Thinkpad Edge E330 with HDMI 1.4. The CPU is an i5-3210M. I ...
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connecting two monitors - Lenovo Ideapad y-700

I recently bought a new laptop (Lenvno ideapad Y-700 80NV001KIV) and would like to connect it to 2 monitors. I bought a docking station and connected the two monitors to it and then connected the ...
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Can a Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable support resolutions above 1920x1200?

Is it theoretically possible for a cheapo Mini DisplayPort to HDMI cable or adapter to support resolutions above 1920 × 1200, e.g. 2560 × 1440 (QHD)? Or is it always ...
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How can I switch an application to a different playback device on Windows 10

Googling for solutions to this problem seems to lead to third party solutions like this, sometimes with scripting like this. I'm no stranger to either, but It seems crazy to me that there isn't 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 output to DVI-D Input full HD?

I have: A Dell LCD back-light LED monitor which have VGA, DP and DVI-D input ports. And I have a satellite receiver that have a HDMI output and supports Full HD (1920x1080). I want to connect my ...
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Intel HD graphics hdmi port eratic behaviour

I have an Asus x555la with i5-4210u, intel 4400 graphics. Problems started when I plugged the power into the laptop, this caused the internal display to show random colours for a split second and the ...