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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OS Linux4.4.167-aarch64-with-Ubuntu-18.04-bionic display size

I'm porting from Raspbian to Ubuntu18.04. In Raspbian I could change HDMI display size by editing /boot/config. There were some other useful dt overlays too. How is this done in Ubuntu?
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HDMI to micro USB but it wasn't [closed]

I recently got a HDMI to micro USB but it's not quite that so I was wondering if I could strip the end and put a USB type c on there maybe or would I have to go order another one?
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Optimal Lechner Viewing distance for a 27 inch 4K-UHD Display to be used as a work monitor [closed]

So I am seeing lots of recommendations for using a 4K monitor for improving productivity. I mostly all day do stuff like reading, commenting or comparing multiple documents, spreadsheets or reviewing ...
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PC won't boot with screen connected via HDMI

My old PC won't boot if I have exclusively one screen connected via HDMI. It does boot however if I have a second screen connected via VGA. It also boots when I don't have any screens connected at ...
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My laptop shuts down on hdmi during video games and 60fps videos

First of all, sorry for my English here is my problem: I have an old Asus laptop and i don't have a battery. My laptop is 8 years old, i'm using this computer with a monitor with HDMI connection, ...
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How to automatically change resolution when switching between two monitors using a HDMI hardware switch?

I have a Windows 10 notebook (Thinkpad T460p) that I pretty much use as a stationary PC. When I'm working I connect it to an external monitor. I also connect it to my TV a lot to watch movies or ...
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Every X minutes, sometimes seconds, my external monitor loses signal for a second?

I have this display: https://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/model/UM.HV0EE.P01 Currently it's connected to my Desktop PC via DisplayPort, and to my Notebook via HDMI. I always just one, either my ...
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MacBook pro late 2013 can't dual monitors

I'm trying to connect two monitors to my MBP retina. Both monitors are connected with VGA. I have one HDMI to VGA and one thunderbolt to VGA. I can't make the MBP to detect the monitor that uses HDMI ...
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How to get monitor native resolution without disconnecting HDMI cable?

I have DELL U3417W monitor with 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3670 (Dell) graphics card on Dell™ Studio XPS™ 1640 on windows 10 Home edition. My laptop sometime loose monitor native resolution of 3440 ...
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How to identify which port in graphics card to connect to USB-C Link for oculus quest

I have a PC with Geforce RTX 2070 video card which seems to have 3 ports. I have an Oclus Quest which specifies specs for its USB-C Link cable for wired connection to the PC. Whats my best option for ...
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How to extend multiple displays on Windows 10 using a HDMI splitter?

I've just bought a HDMI Splitter and I want to extend, not duplicate, 2 other monitors. So after the installation I would like to use the laptop's screen and two extra monitors, all extended. My ...
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Trying to make a Wacom Cintiq graphics tablet wireless

I've got a Cintiq Pro 24, and I'd like to be able to have it in a room other than the one with my PC. Since it requires an HDMI cable and a USB cable, I assume I just need to replace both of those ...
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DisplayPort monitor flickering and shows blue lines

Suddenly my monitor connected to display port (of Mac Mini) started to show blue dots and flickers and also sometimes loses signal for a second. Here you can watch what happens: https://www.youtube....
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Under what circumstances will a passive HDMI-to-VGA adapter work?

I have bought a no-brand, passive HDMI Male to VGA Female adapter, to link up a PC with a more dated monitor. It did not work. After doing some reading, I have learned that buying such an adapter is ...
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Samsung Sync Master SA450 Monitor Issue

I seem to have an issue with either the monitor or the cable not really sure which one, my screen will go black and then not turn on until i either unplug the VGA > HDMI cable or touch it / move it ...
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Linux mint not detecting HDMI cable

I am running linux mint 19.3 cinnamon with linux version 5.0.0-32. My machine is not detecting the monitor I have plugged in via KDMI cable. This monitor, cable, and port work fine when I run windows ...
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Is it possible to execute a script when a monitor is power on/off?

I would like to start / stop some applications when I power on / off my HDMI monitor. My computer is always on but some graphical applications are not needed when nobody can watch. It consumes more ...
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How to connect only video output of a video player to TV connected to HP Laptop via HDMI while use Laptop remotely for other purpose also?

I have my personal HP laptop connected to TV via HDMI. And there is no issue to see display of my Laptop on TV alone or extend to both or whatever. But while my family watching some stuff I would ...
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Change UEFI Display Priority

I have a PowerSpec G419 desktop and have just added another monitor. My old monitor I turned sideways and have moved it to a neighboring desk. The old monitor is (still) connected via mini DisplayPort....
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HDMI to VGA adapter: “Check signal cable”

I bought an HDMI to VGA adapter and have connected the monitor, but it is showing the check signal cable message. I have already tried to plug and unplug all cables; how can I troubleshoot this?
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Can I connect my Nvidia GTX 1080 ti HDMI out to the USB C input on my Oculus Quest?

Having recently purchased an Oculus Quest VR system I went to but a suitable "Link" Cable which is basically a USB C type for the female socket on the headset. After looking for a few cables I ...
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HDMI USB-C External Monitor and Mouse

I have a monitor that is connected via (i) HDMI to HDMI cable that goes into a (ii) HDMI to USB-C adapter (so two wires). The USB-C connects to my laptop. Video is transmitted fine. Audio is ...
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Macbook recognizes 1920*1200 screen as 1920*1080

I am using 3 external Monitors (Dell U2412M) with a possible resolution of 1920*1200. The DVI inputs are used by my Windows PC, the VGA inputs are used for my Macbook Pro (15", 2018). I am using 2 ...
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Is it safe to unplug one end of the HDMI cable but leave the other end connected to the PC?

Because of the quarantine and Home offices, I need to frequently connect my personal monitor to my work notebook. I know that HDMI ports aren't very durable so I really don't want to disconnect the ...
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Is it possible to output just audio over HDMI from Windows 10?

I want to output uncompressed multi channel audio from my Windows 10 PC to my AV amplifier over HDMI. I have it working, I've got my amp connected via HDMI using the integrated Intel GPU's HDMI port. ...
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Computer monitor works with Xbox One but not with PCs

So a while ago my computer monitor suddenly stopped working with my Lenovo laptop and my Acer desktop. I've used three different HDMI cables - all of which work when I connect my computers to my ...
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Monitor adjustment changes the size of software tabs in Vertical monitors

Hardware 1440p, 144hz, 27" monitor 2x 1080p, 60hz, 24" monitors Layout 27" in the middle, landscape 24" monitors on each side, both portrait, one inverted Situation Playing game on middle monitor ...
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Keep HDMI connection alive after the display has switched off

I have my machine set up to switch off the display after 5 minutes of inactivity, however it switches it off, then the monitor shows "No signal" and turns off, then it goes back on (without me moving ...
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HDMI to DVI-D SL/DVI-D DL adapters signal distortion

Have encountered the following problem: Asus ROG G501JW : HDMI <-> DVI-D DL adapter causes severe color distortion on external monitor with DVI-D DL port. https://i.stack.imgur.com/lbLdE.jpg HDMI ...
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Unable to set 2560x1440 resolution on new monitor [duplicate]

Recently bought a new monitor (Lenovo Q27-q10) and cannot get it to display at 2560x1440. When I go to change screen resolution, I'm only presented with up to 1920x1080. If I go into the intel ...
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How to connect 2 + 2 monitors to a Radeon RX 460

Starting Position: 1 Dell Workstation running Ubuntu 18.04 1 Sapphire Radeon RX 460 4 LG 24" 24MB65PY-B WUXGA monitors (that is my limit, no need for higher res) The RX 460 has three outputs: DVI ...
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3 hdmi and 1 DVI from GTX 1050ti

I am attempting to hook up 4x aoc E2270Sw monitors into my system with an 4gb msi GTX 1050ti. The issue I have is 3 of the monitors have hdmi inputs and 1 has dvi, where as the graphics card has 1x1....
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How do I use two Samsung 28" model lu28e590ds/za monitors with a MacBook pro?

I was pointed here after I hit a dead end, sorry if this is the wrong place for this question, I'll gladly repost elsewhere. The issue I'm having is as follows: I have two of these monitors, I'll ...
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Easiest way to a 2-screen set up for PC and laptop?

I bought a new PC and I’m looking for a way to have two monitors connect into my PC so I can game on one and google things on the other one. I also want to be able to quickly switch from having them ...
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Convert DVI-D to HDMI or Display Port

I have an 8-year-old machine that I'm transitioning from to a newer one. It has a Sapphire Radeon HD 3870 video card that provides 2 x DVI-1 (dual link) output ports and a round HD-TV port. I have a ...
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Would a decent powerline connection be sufficient for streaming pc hdmi over ip?

Edit: A couple notes I'm looking into RDP/VNC alternatives for streaming my computer HDMI (and possibly its USB peripherals) to multiple TVs in rooms separate from my PC room. My goal is to find a ...
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Extend screens - 1 VGA Monitor and 1 hdmi Monitor

Noob question - If I connect 1 monitor to my PC with a VGA cable, and use a VGA to HDMI cable for the other monitor to PC, will this display the same screen, or can I have two different screens (...
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HDMI Connection Keeps dropping when laptop unplugged from charging

I project my laptop's screen to my TV with an HDMI cable. So this problem started recently. If the laptop's not connected to the charging cable, the connection keeps resetting. If I plug the ...
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Is it required to use the HDMI output when using a capture card?

I currently own a Nintendo Switch, and I want to capture gameplay to my desktop so that I can either stream to a service such as Twitch, or simply just use a Zoom meeting with my friends/family and ...
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windows 8.1 no sound from HDMI monitor

Is there any way to get the sound through the monitor without starting them both together? If i turn on the PC with the monitor plugged in, it plays sound through the monitory correctly. But if the ...
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External display lag on laptop extended desktop

When I connect an external display to my laptop and extend my desktop, the external display will have a horrible update rate, to the point where I can't watch a movie or similar, since it becomes ...
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Video playback stuttering on second monitor when used exclusively, smooth when both displays are used

My setup is as follows: a 2560x1080 monitor (LG 29UM69G-B) connected via HDMI cable to a Gigabyte Aero 15 Laptop (Geforce RTX 2070 Max-Q, i7-9750H, 16 GB RAM, 970 Evo 1TB SSD, Windows 10). I don't ...
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Unable to get higher resolution than 1280x720 with HDMI to DVI dual link

I am unable to get a higher resolution than 1280x720 when I connect my laptop with a second screen via an HDMI to DVI dual link connection. These are my specifics : operating system : Linux Mint 19.3,...
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Want to use 2 external monitors along with laptop screen

I would like to have 2 external HDMI monitors along with my Dell laptop screen. Here is what I plan to do after doing a bit search The laptop has dedicated HDMI port and USB-C First HDMI monitor ...
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How to connect Win 10 PC to Mini DisplayPort on Samsung SR75

I have a desktop connected to my Samsung SR75 Space Monitor using an HDMI connector. I need to connect my laptop to the same monitor. However, the only port available on the monitor is the Mini ...
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How to enable TV display with MultiMonitorTool or similar?

I have two monitors and one TV connected to same computer with Windows 10. An image I found online to describe the setup I know I can choose to extend or duplicate, or not, to second screen doing ...
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How do I transport my graphics output and USB over Thunderbolt 3?

I want to have my Desktop in a different room to my monitors and IO. To do this I was thinking of using either USB-C or Thunderbolt 3, but since I have 2 4k monitors I've decided to go with ...
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When I change one sound setting in Windows 10 app volume and device preferences it automatically changes all of them

I have an HDMI cable running from my laptop to a flat screen that I play Netflix movies on, but I want to be able to split the audio output so that I can also watch a YouTube video on the laptop with ...
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Convert from HDMI source to MiniDisplayport monitor

Shortened version: I want to connect from an HDMI source (laptop) to an iMAC with a mini-displayport. Is it possible? If so how? I spent many hours on this and my mind is about to explode. Lengthy ...
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HDMI connection: RGB vs YCbCr

When connecting GT 640M graphics card (on a laptop) with Dell SE2419HR 23.8" screen, there is a huge difference when switching to YCbCr mode. Black becomes blackish, the text is rendered in a sharp ...

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