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Can I Use HDMI Splitter Outputs With HDMI and Non-HDMI Device?

Q: Can I Use HDMI Splitter Outputs With HDMI and Non-HDMI Device?

I am considering buying an HDMI splitter to get around a problem I now have when streaming music only from the Internet. Currently I have about a 15 ft. cable running from the HDMI output on my computer to my Samsung TV. With this setup everything works fine. I can watch Youtube videos or Netflix movies. The thing that I don't like is that if I want to just stream music for several hours, I have to leave the TV on since the audio connection from the TV to my receiver is not a pass thru. It is only live when the TV is on. I am wondering if I can use an HDMI splitter to solve this problem. What I plan to do is to connect the computer HDMI output to the input on the splitter. Then use one of the splitter's outputs to go to the Samsung TV and the other one to go to my receiver via an HDMI-to-2 Channel Stereo Y-adapter. Just wondering if the connection to the non-HDMI device via the Y-adapter will upset the functioning of the splitter. What about the the EDID handshaking and HDCP signal that HDMI sources and displays need in order to function?

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Hi there

I actually LIKE the SKY Q package -- also now 4K UHD available - and it's cheaper than the SKY HD + if you are selective in what you choose (apart from the up front cost).

BUT

1) only 1 HDMI output at back of box so get HDMI splitter -- works fine and bypasses any HDMI restriction on copying etc.

2) if you want to RECORD to DVD recorder -- then there's no SCART or A/V outputs - so just get HDMI-->SCART converter --works fine. !!!

Note most DVD recorders still record at 576p - no probs really for older stuff and you can connect the output from the HDMI splitter into the converter for your DVD recorder.

I still use DVD recording sometimes to make physical DVD recordings of stuff I can't get elsewhere -- and then on the computer use MAKEMKV to convert the DVD recording to an MKV file for playing via streaming services such as PLEX.

SKY says this can't be done - but the Chinese 2 way HDMI splitter (use cheap powered version --the expensive ones retain HDMI protection !!!) works fine -- Max output though is 1080p.

iSolem 1x2 3D HDMI Switch Box - Splits HDMI Signals: Amazon.co.uk: Camera Photo

HDMI to SCART Composite Video Converter Stereo Audio: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics

Make sure though you use POWERED HDMI splitter --then no degradtion of signal.


I'm looking now at what to do for 4K UHD as well but AFAIK there's no way of recording yet a 4K UHD signal so I'll have to wait for somebody to come up with a way of ripping a live TV 4... Read more

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I just received my X1C7 laptop, I wanted to use it for monitoring purpose. I want to have at least 4 monitors connected (including the laptop monitor), for that, I have bought a Lenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub which has HDMI/VGA/USB2/USB3/RJ45. This gives me two HDMI. This is what I have connected: to the HDMI of the laptop a Dell P2217H screen.to USB-C the Asus MB16AC screento USB-C  the Lenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub HDMII can get those 3 monitors working together: Laptop monitorUSB-C Asus MB16AC screenUSB-C HDMI OR USB-C Lenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub HDMII am not able to use both HDMI and the USB-C together but if I unplug the USB-C screen, I am now able to use two HDMI signal together.  I am on Linux dka 4.19.0-6-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.67-2+deb10u1 (2019-09-20) x86_64 GNU/Linux How can I get two HDMI + USB-C monitors working at the same time? My bet is that this laptop does not support 2 HDMI monitor + 1 USB-C Monitor. I haven't tried on windows but is that even working on Windows?I have another USB3 screen Asus MB168B+. It uses DisplayLink driver, it does not have official support for Debian but theoretically, could it work as an extra screen considering I can't use (yet) two HDMI + 1 USB-C screen together.  

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I have a Lenovo x240 with a Core i7-4600U using Intel HD Graphics 4400 and I am attaching a Monoprice MST Hub Mini Displayport to 2 HDMI adapter to the mini display port on the x240. To this I have 15' HDMI cables attached. These are attached to 3.5" HDMI LCD screens on both ports.  I am unable to drive both monitors simultaneously, either in extending mode, or mirror/cloned mode. I have tried everything; every combination of plugging and unplugging; booting with various states of connection to the displays. Nothing is creating two attached screens both working simultaneously - in any fashion (cloned/extended). I have tried updating my graphics drivers and bios. I am not sure what the problem is. The product I am using to split the mDP is a MST Hub:https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=21975 I am looking at the refresh rate criterion, and I am unsure how to allow windows 10 to provide those refresh rates and resolutions for my monitors. (Editing in the display settings -> custom resolution, doesn't affect anything) Please advise.   ################################## ComputerLENOVO 20AL009CUSOperating SystemMicrosoft Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)ProcessorIntel® Core? i7-4600U CPU @ 2.10GHzGraphicsIntel® HD Graphics FamilyAudioRealtek High Definition AudioIntel® Display AudioNetworking and I/OIntel® Ethernet Connection I218-LMIntel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260Update availablePrivate Internet Access Network AdapterNpcap Loopb... Read more

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So basicly I was trying to hook it up to TV then I wouldn't budge so I pulled harder then the cord separated leaving HDMI tip stuck hanging out of the port I need to remove this quickly please let me know what to do I tried tweezers

A:my hdmi cable broke and now the hdmi tip is stuck in my hdmi...

I meant to say HDMI tip is stuck in my laptops HDMI port I'm only 13 and I don't know how to take apart and I'm looking for non repair answers 

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Hello,

I am looking into upgrading one of our conference rooms at work with something that can provide output to at least 2 HDTV and 1 projector, with the future of a 3rd hdtv.

I been out the loop for awhile with video cards, and wanted to know if anybody knows of a way this can be done with a possible video card that has 4 hdmi outputs? They will be (2) 55 inch hdtvs and a projector which should output its own resolution

Thanks for the help ahead of time.
 

A:Any video cards with 4 HDMI outputs?

No video cards I know of have 4 HDMI outputs, but you can find plenty of cards that have that many if you combine DVI + Displayport. You could always use DP converters to HDMI got get the appropriate number of connections, but remember that after 2 non DP devices you'll need to start using Active Converters if you plan to keep the signal digital.
 

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HDMI outputs only oin 1920x1080 @ 30Hz, but should be at 60Hz, which type of cable should I use exactly, and what should I do in general? Tried newest drivers, several cables, different monitors : still only 30 Hz

A:HDMI outputs only in 1920x1080 @ 30Hz

Hi, What is the NATURE or specs of your videos ? Many videos use 30Hz standard, even the following mid-range camera only has [NTSC] 30p, 24p[PAL] 25p, 24pXAVC S HD : 1920 x 1080[NTSC] 60p, 30p, 24p[PAL] 50p, 25p, 24pAVCHD : 1920x1080      http://www.digitalcamerawarehouse.com.au/prod12262.htm Regards.

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I bought a second hand gaming PC (i7 4770 RX480 win10) recently, the only way I can get any display to show on my monitor is through the HDMI port, it has three other display ports on the GPU, and HDMI/VGA/dvi on the motherboard.

I've checked using multiple monitors and two brand new cables and the only port that seems to send any signal is the HDMI in the graphics card.

Is this a drivers or config issue?
 

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I am having issues with an HDMI Splitter-specifically, I'm unsure if I'm using it correctly!

My setup is the following;
-Desktop PC
-Two monitors (one to GPU, the other to Motherboard)

I sometimes like to display my Main Monitor (GPU) to my television, situated on the wall above the desk. A friend suggested I use an HDMI splitter to duplicate the signal.
I borrowed one from another friend to try it.

The HDMI splitter is plugged via USB into my computer, required to power it.
The input is connected to my GPU via an HDMI cable.
My main monitor is connected to output 1 via an HDMI cable.
My television is connected to output 2 via an HDMI Cable.
The second monitor remains connected to the motherboard via HDMI.

When I boot the computer with all three displays on, it initially behaves as normal.
The display of the boot logo and (if opened) the boot menu are shown both on my main monitor and television.
However when I then fully boot the PC, my desktop is only shown on my two monitors and the Television reports that it has No Signal.

I'm using Windows 10.
Just curious as to whether I'm doing something wrong, or if the HDMI Splitter isn't what I need for the job!
Cheers.
 

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computer has two hdmi outputs and empty pcie16  .  i want to add more monitors.  can i add a video card and use the onboard hdmi outputs at the same time

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I bought an HDMI spliter on ebay and the idea was to be able to easily switch back and forth from my PC and wii U because this samsung monitor only has one HDMI input (and 1 RGB input and thats all) so I bought this:

And on the living room flat screen TV it works great - But when I use it on my monitor all I see is a blank screen. The little lights light up and let me switch between inputs on the splitter but I can see no picture on the monitor for either the PC or the wii U. Any ideas as to why?

thx for help.

Bum
 

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I just bought a M720 SFF and realized their is no HDMI outs (or ins ) , display port on tower. I have a dell monitir with HDMI out ... Do I buy a graphics card with an HDMI slot and pop it into my new machine ? and does it have to be lenovo ? Thx sooo much

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I've had my laptop connected to a TV through HDMI for years and it suddenly stopped working. The HDMI output is no longer listed as a playback device. It now shows spdif digital out via HP dock. The picture is fine but there is no sound. Also when you go to the playback settings screen the green lights are jumping next to the spdif which is set as default but there is no sound. I have tried everything if you do a Google search on this topic it seems like it is a common problem but there is no specific solution. I believe the HDMI playback device disappeared after the last Windows 10 update. The HDMI is not under hidden devices but it is listed under audio in the control panel.
 

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I bought a HDMI (M) to DVI-D (F) adapter for an external monitor. The monitor only supports DVI-D or VGA hence the necessity for an adapter. I attached the cables and had set the "project screen" setting to "extend". Lo and behold, blank screen.
I have tried the adapter with other two desktops I have lying around and I can verify it is working. The laptop detects the monitor. It also noticed the DVI-D connection. In terms of actually outputting anything to the external monitor? No bueno. I really desire a second monitor for productive workloads.
Diagram: Laptop (HDMI) > HDMI to DVI-D adapter > DVI-D cable > Monitor (DVI-D)
Ehh, help?

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Hi, Since the Yoga home has HDMI in, is it possible to plug a laptop or tablet with HDMI out and use the Yoga home as external display.  If so, how? Thanks,  

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Hello guys!

I recently ran into a problem with my main LCD TV(I need to replace the power supply.) I use that LCD TV for my desktop computer, and right now all I have is my laptop. I use synergy to control both computers. However now it doesn't matter because I cannot see the desktop portion. Is there anyway for me to output my desktop computer to my laptop monitor?

Both my Desktop and Laptop have HDMI input. I also have the HDMI cord on hand right now I just don't know how I'd go about setting it up. I'd like to use synergy to control the desktop AND have it's output be on the laptop until my power supply arrives and I can fix my TV.
 

A:Solved: Output Desktop HDMI to Laptop (which has HDMI input)

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My XPS 8700 doesnt have a NVidia HDMI port. What  are my options to fix this if I want to connect to my monitor using an HDMI cable (without using adapters of course)? Is there a way to connect to my monitor via the HDMI port located in the middle left of the model? What is the latter HDMI port used for if it cant  connect to a tv/pc monitor? 

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Unable to connect my compaq cq60 PC using my Hdmi port have trouble shooted hdmi cord using another laptop  and hdmi cord is fine and working so is the TV monitor a message is comming up Signal unkown how do i fix this???? Need for my Hdmi to work on my current laptop  as i use this mostly for work any answers please!.. running windows 10 by the way.

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I am so confused. Is my Lenovo 3000 N500 4233 63U HDMI compatible? Why it has the port, why the BIOS recommened/installed is NON-HDMI (version 1.10 BIOS 6GET19WW) and why it doesn't work when connected to any Tv with HDMI capability?  Should i downgrade to 1.09. I m running Windows 10 since July 2015 and ...this is another issue which probably will force mesoon to go back to Windows 7, the last update installed successful for windows 10 was Sep 2015; ever since, all the updates don't install, don't download sometimes, whatever adivse i followed, no windows update can be installed. Thank you so much Vera

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Hi, Since the Yoga home has HDMI in, is it possible to plug a laptop or tablet with HDMI out and use the Yoga home as external display.  If so, how? Thanks,  

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Spoiler (Highlight to read)  Unable to connect my compaq cq60 PC using my Hdmi port have troubleshoot hdmi cord using another laptop  and hdmi cord is fine and working so is the TV monitor a message is coming up Signal unknown how do i fix this???? Need for my Hdmi to work on my laptop  as i use this mostly for work any answers please!.. running windows 10 by the way.

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Hey guys, so I bought a dvi splitter recently, along with a DVI to HDMI cable, so that I can copy my monitor display to my TV. The splitter works fine when only the DVI connected to the monitor is plugged in, but when I have both the monitor's DVI cable and the DVI to HDMI cable from the TV plugged in, the resolution gets really messed up (something like 600 x 400, or around there). When I try to fix the resolution, it won't allow it. Is the problem that my graphics card isn't powerful enough, or my TV and/or monitor are setting limitations, or something else?


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A:DVI Splitter and/or DVI to HDMI Cable Resolution Problems

Try swapping which connector of the splitter the monitor and TV are connected to. Aside from that, the problem is likely the DVI to HDMI converter. If two DVI devices are connected it will likely work fine.
 

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Have an old 2005 Panasonic Plasma TV with 2 HDMI ports.
Firestick works perfectly in 1 port and so does Chromecast. But trying to connect both to a HDMI splitter with power supply does not work at all.

I Googled this issue and I got the Amazon HDMI splitter ver 1.4 that one individual uses to connect his devices.

I am not sure what the issue is.

The HDMI splitter has 1 input and 4 output ports. I connected the Chromecast and Firestick to the output ports. The screen is totally black on HDMI 2 after plugging the splitter in.

After taking the splitter out and plugging the firestick in by itself, I see everything as before.

I am not sure if I am on the correct forum or not.

I am trying to cast Comcast from my computer through Chromecast onto the Panasonic tv.
 

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Hey guys,
So here's my set-up:
I've got to 2 monitor plugged in my computer (1 HDMI and 1 DVI) and I wanted to plug my TV as well (for watching movie and TV show). So I bought an HDMI splitter to split my off-screen signal to my second moniter and my TV. Seems to work perfertly except for one thing: I lost my audio that was coming trough my HDMI to either my monitor or my TV. Usually I use my headset but when I'm watching a movie or what ever I love to relax and remove my headset so this is a bit of an issue. Anyone else already got this problem? Did I bought the right thing (HDMI splitter)? Can an HDMI splitter even split audio?

Thanks for the help guys!
 

A:HDMI splitter losing my audio signal

Most likely just the way that particular splitter functions. Audio and proper HDCP support vary by brand/model.

I've not used one, so I can't make any recommendations.
 

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I purchased an external monitor on Friday.  It worked on Friday and Saturday. Sunday when I booted up, the external monitor no longer worked. The history appears to show an automatic update occurred overnight.  I was running Windows 8.1.  I upgraded to 10.  I have uninstalled and reinstalled the intel video driver, I reinstalled the chipset driver.  I have trimmed the micro HDMI cord as suggested in one of the posts.  I have seen enough posts on the various boards to know my issue does not seem to be an isolated case... but I haven't been able to find an explanation of the cause or a reliable solution.  Any help is appreciated.

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I'm trying to hook up my TV with my computer, and for the most part it's working. The video goes through and I get how to control it and everything. The only thing not working is the sound.

I'm using an HDMI to HDMI cable, and like I said the video is fine. Also, when the cable is plugged into my boyfriend's laptop, the sound comes out of the TV.

So this must mean the problem is with my computer specifically. Although, this computer is only a month old, so I wouldn't think anything is out of date.

I have no idea what's relevant, so I don't know what to post screenshots of, but I've read tons of other threads with the same issues but none of their solutions seem to work for me.

A:Realtek HDMI Output ATI HDMI Audio -Not Plugged In-

Info on your computer would help. We can only talk in generalites or suggestions without it. In most cases, if you have a full HDMI port with both audio and video, when you plug in an HDMI cable Windows changes the default audio playback device from the "Speakers" (your PC sound card) to "HDMI".

In your case the ATI (now called AMD) should be the device that is feeding the video and audio.

As your PC is only 1 month old, the PC vendor's tech support should be the ones to call since you haven't been able to find a solution to date.

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I want to use 2 displays using HDMI, but the only problem is that when I plug in my HDMI to my TV through the motherboard, it does not work. I know some do not support it which is why I am coming here. My mother board and graphics card are in my account so look there for the details on my computer. Thank you

A:Can I use my motherboard HDMI port as well as my graphics card HDMI?

I've seen a number of computers where the addition of an Add-in Video card automatically disabled the onboard adapter. The only thing that worked to restore the onboard adapter was to remove that Add-in card. You may want to consider getting a different Add-in card that has 2 HDMI ports. Or if your motherboard has 2 PCIe X16 slots get a 2nd matching card.

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For the first couple weeks I was able to run 3x 1080p monitors just fine using two display ports and an hdmi port. This morning when I docked my computer I could only get two to work. I can disable one then enable another and get all three working but only in sets of two.  I tested two of my coworkers laptops on my dock and all three monitors work fine. Also when I boot all three work until the Windows splash screen then one goes dark.  If I try to enable the third one: It acts like it's connected but the display remains dark and I lose my mouse cursor. I can stll move the mouse and see the hover overs but the cursor is gone.  I'm thinking this is a windows driver/firmware issue. In device manager I see all three:   But can't seem to get all three to work at once.  I've tried reinstalling both the Thunderbolt drivers and the display drivers with no luck. Any ideas? I'd like to avoid completely reinstalling Windows as I know that'll probably be a suggestion. 

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I have the GTX 560 connected to a 1080p HDTV. Getting fuzzy picture in Windows environment.

A:HDMI - HDMI gettting fuzzy display on HDTV.

Tried new cable? Fiddled around with the options in the control panel? Left nvvsvc.exe and nvxdsync.exe alone?Latest drivers? Not sitting too close to the TV?

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'my dell has an hdmi output and a green mini plug audio output. i would like to use simultaneously, but only the "set as default" audio output works. how do i set for them to output simultaneously?'

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Hi,

I have an Asrock ION 330 HT BD with a Sony Bravia 720p attached (HDMI to HDMI). When I start up my PC, the screen remains black. Only after I plug in a second monitor, both screens work just fine. When I pull the second monitor out, the Bravia also stops getting a signal. Seems a bit weird.. How can I get it to work with just the Bravia attached?

Thanks,
Gijs

A:HDMI to HDMI only working with second monitor attached

Hi and welcome to the forum.

Have you made sure your graphics card driver is up to date?

Have you tried starting your PC up in safe mode and seeing if the problem still persists?

Please ensure you have done both of these and then post back; it would also be helpful if we knew your system specifications which you can fill in under 'User CP'.

Also does the task bar appear on the primary monitor or secondary monitor?


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Hello quick question so i'm clear and to see what you would suggest.

I have a new upgrade LG 55 inch 4k TV connected to my PC via HDMI to GTX970 I've read this TV supports audio also via the same HDMI cable plugged in to my video card. I'm a huge gamer.

Right now I have a X-Fi Xtreme Gamer sound card connected to a 4.1 Logitech setup w/sub. I've been using this for years and it works great for surround sound when available and EAX is always a plus SO whats my benefit to 86 the 4.1 and just go HDMI?

In that case I lose the 4 speaker setup correct and just use audio from the TV?? I can't see the advantage for this unless i'm missing something big. I don't use SPDIF output or the Dolby digital or DTS encoder from the card I assume all that you need a receiver.

Can I use HDMI output for audio and STILL use my 4.1 speakers? I don't want to invest in a receiver or anything like that at this point. What would you do if you were me? i'm at work now but I read if I go into the sound properties/playback devices I can choose HDMI output? I'm curious to see how that works.

thx!

A:HDMI cable for audio or keep my 4.1 w/soundcard? need help w/HDMI

Windows only allows one default audio playback device. e.g. HDMI or Speakers (your sound card). HDMI audio is generated on a sound chip in the Video card. You don't have all the options you do with a Sound card.

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Am I correct in assuming that an HDMI-ready video card takes care of it. I just want to be sure that I don't need an HDMI mobo too. Thanks.
 

A:Do I need an HDMI mobo too, or just an HDMI video card?

Which graphics card?
 

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Hey, I've been looking for help for this for 2 days straight and still haven't found any help.

Basicly about 3 or 4 weeks ago, my motherboard or graphics card went, i had the computer repaired and it arrived a few days ago.

I've plugged it all in but i can't get any sound.
I've changed my Bios, uninstalled and reinstalled drivers, did some roll backs, plugged in the S/pdif cable altered my properties and still no luck.

Can anyone help me?

The screen shot below is of what my Playback Devices panel looks like when iTunes is on.
I'll give any information i can.
 

A:HDMI to HDMI, Great Picture, no sound. Need Help.

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hi all,

I have my media center PC connected to a Sansung LCD TV through an HDMI cable.
Everything works fine; the PC detects TV and both audio and video travel through the HDMI cable from PC to TV

The problem happens when I turn the TV OFF and ON. In this case, the video is back but not the audio. This can be seen in the "playback audio devices" in "control panel", the icon that represennts the sansung speakers via HDMI dissapears.
Any idea of what to do? I got the latest video driver, which also deals with HDMI audio but no luck at all...

thanks

A:HDMI audio problem when connecting LCD TV to PC via HDMI

This is more of a HDMI handshaking issue than a Windows or driver issue, and a very common occurrence. Sadly if you do a Google search using "hdmi handshake no audio" for the search terms, you'll get lots of results but very little in the way of how to solve. About the best solution I came across is this one,

*Official* Asus Xonar HDAV1.3 thread - Page 271 - AVS Forum

A lot of that thread deals with the Asus Xonar sound cards, but there is also quite a bit about the no audio in general.

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I have a video card with both a DVI and an HDMI output and a monitor with only an HDMI input. Should I connect my monitor to my PC with an HDMI cable or with a DVI - HDMI cable?

A:Should I use an HDMI or HDMI-DVI cable to connect to my monitor?

Hdmi

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Hello, 
I have been looking for verification that if I buy the Dell 24 Gaming Monitor – S2417DG and attach it to my Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI that I will get full 2560x1440 resolution refresh rate 165 Hz with 1ms response as the Monitor specs are listed.
I can find no information that the HDMI will pass this level of output.
I have talked to Dell tech support and they do say that the HDMI port is connected directly to the  NVIDIA  GeForce GTX 1050T i with 4GB GDDR5 but I also have seen information that HDMI will not support this.
So I am looking for verification on this configuration being compatible/able to output the full capabilities of the video card to the monitor via the on board HDMI output?

A:Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI Specs/Does HDMI out support full bandwidth for G-SYNC Dell Gaming Monitor – S2417DG

First of all, G-Sync as far as I know requires DisplayPort and will not run on HDMI.  Even if it does, I don't think even HDMI 2.0 has enough bandwidth for 1440p @ 165 Hz.  And even if it does though, all of the Dell systems I've seen have only had HDMI 1.4, which is only enough for 1440p @ 60 Hz.  But even if all of that isn't a problem, does the Inspiron 7567 have ONLY a GeForce GPU, or does it have an Intel GPU plus a GeForce GPU?  If it's the latter, G-Sync will definitely not work because in almost all systems that have both GPUs, only the Intel GPU is directly wired to the display outputs.  If your system has ONLY the GeForce GPU, then G-Sync should work in theory, but again you may have the bandwidth problems I mentioned above.

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Hi,

So eagerly i tought to buy this cool looking laptop for a huge $2000 i needed it to output to a hdmi monitor ot TV so sometimes i could see movies as well, now i had to buy the special DA200 dell adaptor and in the past 3 weeks it`s been a complete nightmare, i WAS NEVER ABLE to make it work permanently. The chat support was no help at all usually simply resuming to try and replace the part but i do think the part is good and i didn't feel like waiting 2 weeks for it to ship from china.

The ethernet and usb work on the DA200 adaptor , EXCEPT HDMI.  SOMETIMES it would work briefly until next restart, i had tried everything ever available on the internet. The laptop is running Windows 10 (as it`s restricted to that version, i tried to install other versions with lots of issues and compatibility issues) so  i have installed reinstalled and installed different versions of the video driver for all possible windowses and none worked. what did work was very brief until next restart and that usually happened when i had a fresh windows install, after the first restart i will get a non working hdmi again.  

I have tried several hdmi cables so i know it`s not the hdmi cable or the tv ot the monitor. and nobody seems to be able to help!!

A:dell xps 13 9450 (2015 new version) does not output HDMI to tv or monitor via special dell DA200 Hdmi adaptor

Oops I see my first post got sent, even if the website failed...
Anyay.. I talked to Dell Support and they told me to update the firmware for:
Intel (R) Thunderbolt 3 Firmware Update
(version 02.05.04,A00)
downloaded forn Dell.com/support
Enter your service tag and you will find it under Chipset on the driver download page.
That fixed it for me!
It was a known issue for the guy i talked to.

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Hi Everyone,

I'm trying to connect my Toshiba laptop with an HDMI Output to my Phillips 42PFL9532/98 using ATi Catalyst Control Center and I am trying to clone the laptop monitor to be the same on the TV but it comes up on the TV Unsupported Video Format and when I make it a 2nd monitor it works fine.

It would be great if someone could help me out to get it working.

Thanks Sam

A:Trying to connect Laptop via HDMI to HDMI

What it the resolution on your main screen that you want to clone, and what resolution is the TV when you set it up as the second monitor?

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I have just purchased two new monitors that have two hdmi and a vga input but my graphics card has dvi,hdmi and display port so I have one monitor running Strait hdmi and the other one running dvi converted to hdmi but that one I'd very blurb and slightly stretched. So I was wondering if it would be better to run displayport and convert it to hdmi or get a new graphics card.
 

A:Dvi to hdmi or display port to hdmi

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Hi, I've a strange problem with the sound output via HDMI. If my T460 is connected to a dockingstation and my monitor is connected to the station via HDMI cable I've sound output from the speakers. So everything works fine and I can also the monitor as device for sound outpu at the sound options. Then I change only one thing at my setup. I directly connect the monitor with the same HDMI cable directly to the HDMI port of my notebook. The video signal is still transmitted perfectly but the sound is gone. Also the device for sound is gone from the sound options. I've only graphics from the intel on board chip and all drivers are uptodate. I also reinstalled them several times. What can I do to solve this problem? Always use the dockingstation is no option, because I also want to connect the notebook to a TV or so and I can't carry a dockingstation with me all the time. Thanks for help!

A:T460 sound via HDMI with dockingstation, no sound via direct connection to HDMI port

I found a workarround, but it isn't the ideal one.https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T470p-no-sound-via-HDMI/m-p/3807333

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Had to replace motherboard from authorized acer parts dealer now I get no sound through HDMI port. I did through the original board until it got fried by electrical surge. Can any one help or send me a picture of the inside the same model to make sure all jumpers on the motherboard are in the right spot. Or if any one else had this problem tell me how you fix it. It does not have HDMI sound icon in the mixer. What I have done:
1. I have looked for disabled devices.
2. Tried looking in sound mixer settings for the default audio.
3. New install and drivers.
4. Tried a system utility software RegInOut. Looking for serious replies on fix even if it was not an Acer.

specs:
AMD Athlon II X4 Quad-Core Processor 640,
Windows 7 Home Premium,
NVIDIA GeForce 9200 Chipset, NVIDIA GeForce 9200 Graphics Integrated ,
4096MB DDR3 Memory,
1TB SATA Hard Drive (Green Product ? variable RPM),
16X DVD?R/RW SuperMulti Drive,
Multi-in-1 Digital Media Card Reader,
802.11b/g/n Wireless,
High Definition Audio with 5.1-Channel Audio Support,

Any help appericated

A:NO SOUND TROUGH HDMI ON ACER AX3400-U3032 and No HDMI Icon in sound se

Welcome to the Seven Forums

One thing you could try is to open up the Control panel then click on Sound and then go to the Playback tab and see if there is anything in there to enable it that's what I had to do on my laptop.

Jerry

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Hi,

Sounds complicated (To me anyway)

I'm running Windows 7 64bit with 2 video cards (NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT and NVIDIA GeForce GT 240) as I use 3 monitors.

My TV is located where it is not possible to run a cable to it from the PC, It is however beside a CAT5 box that is connected to a CAT5 box beside my PC.

I use a TP-LINK TL-MR3420 router for my PC and wireless access upstairs.
It is connected to a Belkin Share wireless router set up purely as an access point downstairs via the 2 cat boxes mentioned earlier for wireless access and a wired connection to my xBox.

I want to use one of the spare video card ports to connect to my HDTV
I have a HDMI output on the NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT and a DVI output on the NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 that are not in use.

I think HDMI is the way to go as I believe I can use a S/PDIF cable to connect my motherboard to my NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT and so I will have audio as well as visual.

My question is:
Can I use a HDMI to CAT5 converter, connect a HDMI cable to the video card output, connect one end of a CAT5 cable to that, the other end to my TP-LINK TL-MR3420 router (Which is connected to my Belkin Share wireless router)
Take a CAT5 to HDMI converter and run a HDMI cable from my Belkin Share wireless router to my HDTV?
Is it possible to do this via a router at all?

Any help is much appreciated ..
 

A:Connect PC to HDTV via HDMI -> CAT5 -> Router -> Access Point -> CAT5 -> HDMI -> TV

Hi and welcome to TSG.

The HDMI to CAT5 converter most likely sends raw high speed serial video through all four twisted pairs of wires in the CAT5 cable rather than converting the video data to Ethernet compatible data packets. Any Ethernet router or switch would not know what hit it.
 

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I have a new HDMI monitor connected to my Lenova T460s through the HDMI port on the laptop as the docking station doesn't have an HDMI port. There is no sound coming through the Lenova speakers or when connecting the headphone jack to external speakers. Any thoughts??? Rogertom

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Basic Specs

Brand New Toshiba Satellite C855
Win 8 64-bit
6 GB RAM

Display Adapter: Intel(R) HD Graphics (2000)
Driver: Intel 9.17.10.3040

Playback Devices
Show Disabled Devices - checked
Show Disconnected Devices - checked

High Def Audio Device displays as not plugged in


Cable is plugged inCable has been tested on backup laptopCable connected to HDTVVideo is fineNo Audio



I have spent hours installing and uninstalling drivers from the Toshiba and Intel sites. Tech support said to return it but I have just spent 2 days installing software. I never took a break to watch Netflix. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated!

A:Audio Over HDMI Cable Not Working - HDMI Cable Not Plugged

The video is apparently not detecting the HDMI cable. Assuming you have a good HDMI cable it suggests a hardware problem in the new PC.

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