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Questions tagged [hdmi]

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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Need another HDMI port for an input device for my PC

I just purchased a digital graphics drawing pad. It has an HDMI input. I am already using my HDMI port for a monitor. What is the best way to add more HDMI ports to my desktop PC? I may also need ...
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Alienware 17 (laptop) screen very dim when using hdmi input

I like to use my old alienware 17 laptop screen as a portable monitor, however whenever i am using it in hdmi-input mode it becomes really dim. I've scoured the internet and have not found a solution ...
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Windows 10 v1803: How to change “Active signal resolution” to match “Desktop resolution”

So I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics 530 (integrated graphics), and I ran into a problem I hadn't run into before and I think the culprit is that the laptop is sending w.e. resolution my laptop ...
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use Dell laptop (ubuntu / windows 10) as second extended monitor for mac book pro using HDMI cable

I have a MacBook Pro and Dell Vostro with Windows 10 and Ubuntu installed. Is there any way so I can use Dell Vostro laptop as extended monitor for MacBook pro using HDMI cable. I'm scared if I put ...
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dual monitor issue - Windows 7

Using an NVIDIA Geforce 960 with a dual Monitor setup which simply clones the desktop to both montiors on Windows 7 Monitor 1--> Insignia TV 50 inch connected via HDMI Monitor 2--> Insignia TV 55 ...
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Is there a way to automatically rotate laptop screen when hdmi monitor is plugged in?

I don't have enough space to use a monitor next to the laptop in normal orientation, so I mounted the laptop on the left-hand wall (my desk is in a corner) and I'm using it in portrait mode as the ...
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How to fix broken monitor's consistently periodic lines and distortion?

My cat gnawed on the corner of my computer monitor and now it goes through a very regular cycle of 2 seconds being fine and 2 seconds being distorted and fuzzy (in addition to some pixels in the ...
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How to use two external monitors on a ASUS ZenBook 13 UX333FA laptop?

I recently purchased an ASUS ZenBook 13 UX333FA which I actually really like besides one issue, which is I can not hook up two external monitors to this device. You will see it has HDMI out + a USB-C ...
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Chromecast through HDMI->VGA adapter works after a few minutes of noise

I have a first generation chromecast going to an old VGA display (eMachines LE1987) through an HDMI->VGA adapter. The cast home screen shows up no problem, but when I start a cast, the screen shows ...
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Dose the display port daisy chain feature work if the last monitor in chain is an HDMI monitor ?

Dose the display port daisy chain feature work if the last monitor in the chain is not a display port monitor, but rather an HDMI monitor. So the setup would go like this : Laptop -> (display ...
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2 Screens 1 HDMI port and HDMI Splitter LAPTOP

I have a Laptop at work and they got me 2 monitors because I need to have 2 different screens, but since it's a laptop it only have one HDMI port, so we got a Splitter to connect both Screens, but ...
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Secondary monitor not turning on after PC turned the screen off

I've had this issue ever since updating to Windows 10 1809. My second monitor is connected to my PC via VGA and to my Nintendo Switch via HDMI. After my computer turns off the screen (Settings > ...
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Monitor popping and goes to static when watching certain content. Computer at fault?

This issue has stopped me from watching Netflix and certain other content for a long time now. When playing a Netflix video both in the Win10 app and in the browser through Chrome (or VUDU, HULU) on ...
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No HDMI in Ubuntu 18 with Wayland

I recently bought a Dell G3 laptop, with an i7-8750H and a Nvidia 1050ti. I'm a CUDA programmer, so i always try to set up a system such that the Intel HD graphics card is used for display and the ...
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Oversized display in monitor when connected by VGA from windows 10 laptop

So I have ASUS laptop A455LF i5-5200u with Intel HD Graphics 5500 and Nvidia GT930M running latest update of Windows 10 and latest update of every graphic driver connected to LG 22MN42A monitor + tv ...
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Monitor HDMI connection not working

When I first bought my computer/monitor a few years ago, I could never get the HDMI connection to work, so I just used a DVI. Well I just bought a new monitor and the HDMI connection still doesn't ...
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2 monitors next to integrated one on HP ProBook G0

I have the aformentioned laptop with integrated Intel HD4000 graphics and discreet AMD Radeon HD8750M. I wanna be able to use all 3 monitors (HDMI, VGA and integrated one), but currently from HD4000 ...
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Connect 2 external displays Acer Aspire 5

The exact specifications of the model are here. https://www.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/model/NX.GTCAA.020 I was looking to connect 2 displays to this laptop, but there were many different options ...
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Ubuntu laptop won't recognize external HDMI monitor with VGA adapter for more than a minute

I have a Lenovo laptop with a Nvidia Geforce GT 730m video board, which have an external HDMI port. I also own an external Samsung monitor, which I don't know the model of. It only has VGA input. To ...
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UDOO need TV monitor to display on an other monitor

I've got a UDOO Ultra card on my robot and also a Koolertron Monitor (https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B0714DQPJW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_0pcfCbCYSXAXR). The problem is that the Ubuntu 16.04 installed on the ...
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Second monitor is gone after reboot in GTX 1060 Nvidia

I have MSI GTX 1060 graphic cart on my Ryzan 2700x pc. GTX1060 has HDMI and DVI output. One of my monitors (LG BRAND) has HDMI input and it is connected to GTX1060 via HDMI cable as primary and ...
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Can't convert HDMI to DisplayPort - root cause?

I have a DisplayPort based monitor, and a laptop with a DP out. I recently got a second laptop with HDMI out, and went looking for a HDMI -> DP converter. I was very surprised to find that such a ...
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Connecting a HDMI device that isn't monitor

I have a soundbar that I connect to my PC. Windows thinks it's a monitor so it randomly opens up windows on that "screen", mouse can go there, etc. but because it doesn't exist, it's a pain. Is there ...
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Dual monitor setup issue - Both monitors are detected but second screen Is blank/black

I recently bought a new monitor for my PC... and I have a big problem. I connected 2 monitors to my graphic card: Geforce GTX 1050. One with HDMI and the second one with a DVI adapter. They are both ...
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My TV as a monitor has two types of 1920x1080, dependent on AMD display driver version. How can I get the one I want with newer drivers?

I am using my TV as a desktop monitor and I have an AMD video card, they are connected via HDMI cable. My TV has two different interpretations of 1920x1080 (its native resolution). One is just "...
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Kodi HDMI-CEC right-click with TV remote without such button [closed]

Normally you control Kodi (I'm using LibreELEC) with left-clicks and right-clicks with special buttons on your TV remote through HDMI-CEC. My new Samsung TV has a minimalistic remote that has a left-...
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Is it possible to install windows on a laptop with a broken screen using hdmi cable only

I have an asus laptop, the screen is broken but was working fine connected to an external monitor via hdmi cable. It was slow so i decided to reset the pc, since it restarted I can't complete the ...
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Monitor is off but still detected by computer

I currently have a Seiki (SE32HS01; provided by my Advanced display options) TV (monitor) hooked up to one of my NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB HDMI output. I use it mainly to watch videos if I'm laying ...
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Microsoft Surface laptop not connecting to external screens [closed]

I have Windows 10 pro on a Microsoft Surface Laptop. One of the main things I do with my laptop is connected it to my TV or my external monitor via HDMI/Mini Display port. As of now, my laptop is not ...
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My discrete GPU disables the integrated GPU

I've just got a used Lenovo Erazer X310. It has an Intel i5-4460 with integrated Intel HD 4600 GPU. On the motherboard there is a VGA port and a HDMI port. The computer also has a discrete GPU: A ...
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HDMI Channel limit error

I have a MSI GTX 1080 TI connected to a brand new LG Thinq TV to a older Yamaha RX V2095 A/V Receiver via HDMI 1.4 with Ethernet (to tv) and Optical Digital Audio cable to the Yamaha RX Receiver (it ...
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Differences in simultaneous HDMI and DisplayPort monitors

I have a GTX 1060 with one HDMI and three DPs, but currently only have one DP cable, one HDMI cable and two identical FHD monitors. Both monitors supports HDMI and DP. My question is: will they "look"...
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How to split video output signal from 1 PC to 40 projectors [closed]

I am thinking of implementing this by daisy-chaining multiple splitters but I am not sure if it will work. Does anyone know of a cost-effective solution to this? Thanks.
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Windows 10 HDMI - Enable 9.2 channel audio

I have a NUC model NUC7CJYH running Windows 10. The NUC is HDMI 2.0a capable which means it can stream up to 32 channels of audio. The NUC is connected to a Pioneer SC-LX57 9.2 channel receiver which ...
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Shuttle XPC: which is the main display port?

I just received my first Shuttle PC. My monitor is HDMI so I connected it to the PCs HDMI port. There is nothing on the screen. Perhaps I should connect a VGA monitor or something? Model: SH110R4
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Surface Can't Connect to Tv?

I have a Surface(not pro but not RT) running windows 10. I plugged in my mini port cable in and the hdmi side into the tv yet the tv says no signal but I don't see any picture. I know they are ...
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Samsung Curved Monitor Distorted Display

This new 24 inch curved monitor works just fine when I checked it by connecting with my laptop, but whenever I connect it to my old custom built PC, the screen dims randomly, goes dark and flickers ...
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Is it safe to use a HDMI connection from PC to TV? [closed]

Is there a known possible technical vulnerability? Which kind of data could leak? Is it even possible? (I use a so called "smart TV") Thanks for helping
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I cannot extend my display to my TV. Cables work with other laptops

TV works with other laptops running the same windows 10. Laptop detects the additional display but it seems as though both screens are being displayed on the laptop and being seen as one. TV does not ...
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Laptop dual monitor start-up issue

I use a laptop (ASUS ROG G703GS-WS71 Desktop Replacement Gaming Laptop) and I have another monitor (ACER SA230, 23" monitor) connected to it through an HDMI cable. My laptop is fairly top of the line ...
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Cannot get external HDMI working on Optimus laptop with OpenSuse Tumbleweed

A few days ago I have updated my distribution(OpenSuse Tumbleweed with Gnome) to the latest version and I am no longer able to get my external HDMI monitor working. The error I get when I run intel-...
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Driving 3 external monitors on an HP Spectre x360

I just purchased an HP Spectre x360 as a machine for my home office. I also purchased 3 27 inch 1080p Samsung monitors. When I'm in my office I prefer to use my external monitors. The only problem ...
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Can a laptop with 1080p native resolution output 4K signal to an external monitor?

I am completely new to Windows. I have bought the Alienware M15 laptop. It has a 1080p display. Now the question is, if my laptop has a native 1080p display, can it ever output 4K digital signal to ...
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HDMI Splliter selector [closed]

Not sure if this forum is the right place to post this. If it isn't it would help me to know the actual place to do so. So, here's the thing: I have a computer, a monitor screen and a TV. I want to ...
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HDMI to DisplayPort MST splitter, possible to support MST?

Trying to figure out if a Hmdi male to Displayport female adapter would work on a DisplayPort MST splitter ?
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Setup for Zbook 17 g4 with displayport MST splitter (Using a HDMI to DP adapter )

I've been reading around the internet the pass 2 days trying to figure out if this could work : I'd like to connect my Zbook 17 G4 with my displayport splitter to use my 4 screens that has an DVI ...
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Automatic setting and waking up from the hibernate state

I'm currently planning a NAS/media server with Debian and KODI. The only problem I have to solve at the moment is to automatically set and wake up from the hibernate state. is it possible that the ...
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Permanently Disable HDMI audio

After every GPU driver update my default audio device switches to HDMI, which I never use. Is there a way to permanently disable HDMI audio interface from even being an option? Or, is there a way ...
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How to remove redundant (active and disconnected) audio devices from Windows 10 audio menu?

I recently had my PC connected to my LG TV through the only HDMI output on my PC. For some reason, Windows created three copies of the TV in the sound widget. Only one of these actually worked at any ...
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Windows 10 - Disable third monitor automatically when it's powered off

I have three monitor outputs from my video card: monitor 1, monitor 2, and a projector. The Windows display settings looks like this: monitor setup If the projector is turned off, and I move my ...