Forum discussion tagged with HDMI.
  1. D

    Question HDMI Arc output from Samsung TV split to Sonos for Surround Sound and Naim Amp for Stereo ?

    HDMI Arc output from Samsung TV split to Sonos for Surround Sound and Naim Amp for Stereo ? Is it possible ? Do I need a lead or an active splitter? I want to use the Sonos for TV watching and the odd film etc, however I want to use the Naim for music and music videos etc where I want to use...
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    Question Disabling video output to receiver and only transmit audio

    I've currently got a receiver plugged into my pc and i mainly want to use it to send audio towards it however the receiver pops up as another monitor with a lower refresh rate than all the other connected monitors (Receiver monitor being 60hz and the others being 144hz). I've tried mirroring the...
  3. M3TAGH0ST

    Question Dual monitor setup on a laptop

    Hello I have an Asus vivobook x571lh-al084 and I was wondering how can I setup two external monitors on that laptop. Bought myself a Docking Station Hama Multiport, 5 Ports, HDMI, LAN, USB Type-C but either I have driver issues or something else because my second monitor that goes in that...
  4. adriansarbu

    Question 144hz through usb 3.0?

    Hi, i found an adapter on the internet from hdmi female to usb 3.0 male which says that you can display at 4k 60hz, i want to buy it and i want to buy a monitor 1080p 144hz, will the adapter work to display at that resolution and that frame rate? I have a laptop asus tuf (ryzen 7 3750H, 16gb...
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    Solved! Controlling soundbar with TV remote

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the forum and I apologize if this isn't the right section for this question (I was wondering if I should file this under "Audio"). I've recently bought a soundbar, a TCL TS5010. The soundbar is connected to a Samsung tv via optical cable. The other connection options...
  6. H

    Question Optical Soundbar to HDMI ARC TV

    I purchased a generic BYL soundbar that has an optical input but I want to connect it to my HDMI ARC port on my TCL 65S425 so I can use my TV remote control the volume. There are many audio converters on Amazon to choose and I have no idea which one will work for me. Can somebody please help...
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    Solved! Broken coaxial input on TV

    I have broken off the coaxial input on my TCL 4K TV when I stupidly overtightened reattaching my roof antenna to TV. Only HDMI inputs left on TV. Can I get a converter for between roof antenna to HDMI input on my TV to get back my 45 antenna stations signal? Thank you!
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    Solved! TV Audio Setup

    I'm trying to set up my TV, but I'm not getting audio. All of the devices have and are connected by HDMI ports, but I'm not getting any sound. TV: Mitsubishi WD-73C9 https://www.manualslib.com/products/Mitsubishi-Electric-Wd-73c9-3204547.html Outputs: L/R Audio, Digital Audio Inputs: HDMI...
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    Solved! Assistance request with Windows/receiver/5.1

    I have the following devices: Yamaha RXC-V383 receiver Acer Predator XB271HU monitor Homemade computer with: EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 XC GAMING video card ASRock Fatal1ty Gaming Z170 Gaming K4 motherboard I'm trying to get this setup so my PC is both GSYNC enabled (requires DisplayPort) and 5.1...
  10. D

    HDMI Input on Cyberpower PC

    So i have a new PC that has a HDMI input i think. What would i use this for? And would i be able to use this to connect my nintendo switch or my ps4 to?
  11. Solved! [W photos] Old RCA DVD player can't be found by Roku smart TV

    [Warning there's quite a bunch of photos in this post showing the items in question & what I've done to troubleshoot trying to get the player to show up on the TV so far] Roku Smart TV: Believe it's the TCL 55R617 (the manual just says R613/R617 bought at BJ's w voice command) Dvd player...
  12. O

    Solved! Why does my laptop automatically use intel graphics for the hdmi port?

    Hey, I recently bought the MSI GF75 9SD-056 and everything has been working fine so far. The only problem i have is when i connect my laptop to my 4k Samsung tv. In games my laptop seems to be choosing the dedicated gpu (gtx 1660ti) but on desktop and when watching movies it seems to be using...
  13. Erin2020

    Question Do my laptop support 144 Hz external monitor?

    I have an IdeaPad from Lenovo which is a 60 Hz display with 16 GBs of RAM and i7 9 Gen processor with a GTX 1650 GPU. I want to buy a 144 Hz monitor but I don't know if my HDMI 2.0 port supports 144 Hz at 1080p. I know that HDMI 2.0 supports 144 Hz but I don't know if this laptop supports a 144...
  14. G

    Question Monitor with USB-C out to HDMI

    Hello everybody. I recently acquired the PM161Q portable monitor from Acer. Unfortunately I didn't check the connectivity options of the monitor and now I am stuck with a monitor that only has a USB-C port to connect to my laptop that only has VGA and HDMI. Can anybody provide any info on the...
  15. M

    Question Can I record 5.1 audio in Pro Tools via Hdmi audio converter and opical Out?

    Hey everyone, I would like to know theoretically, if there is a way to record 5.1 audio in Pro Tools via Hdmi audio converter and opical Out? I need to split audio through the HDMI audio converter via optical Out in S/PDIF and then go to an interface with optical In in S/PDIF aswell. My...
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    Question Desktop VGA D-sub video out and new LG monitor

    Hello, I run an IBM System X Server as my Desktop computer with a VGA D-sub video output. I have run CRT monitors and more recently, 18-inch LCD 4:3 and widescreen monitors. All received the VGA cable and operated at the proper aspect ratio and high-resolution. Now I have an LG 27-inch...
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    Question Soundbar works with Roku but not Blu-ray player audio - how to fix?

    Hi All, I’m having trouble getting my blu-ray player to talk to my soundbar. The soundbar works fine with the Roku, but when I switch to the blu-ray player, the sound only comes through the TV speakers, not the soundbar. I’ve tried messing with the settings and cables but so far, nothing has...
  18. LifeIsAFairyTail93

    Question Unable to Connect Laptop to TV with HDMI

    About three months ago, I had accidentally spilled my soda on my laptop, I literally took my laptop apart let it dry for 24 hours and while that saved the motherboard from getting fried I was unable to save my laptop's screen which I guess some of the soda leaked into the screen component so now...
  19. Anti-Gravity

    Question HDMI connection dropping between PC and Pioneer receiver

    Hello there! I need a little help. D: I have the following setup. PC --- (HDMI cable) --- Pioneer 921 receiver --- (HDMI cable) --- TV (1080p) Everything worked flawlessly. I could switch between my different audio outputs on my PC (headphones, monitor speakers or the Pioneer receiver) on the...
  20. gediman

    Question Splitter HDMI and audio receiver

    Good afternoon, gentlemen. Could you help me? I bought an Onkyo receiver that only has one "output" OUT HDMI ARC, but I need an image to come out for a projector on the ceiling and for the TV without connecting and disconnecting the cables. The idea is to connect the cable TV box, the PC and the...
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    Question Trouble connecting projector to receiver and connecting laptop to receiver to stream video and sound to 5.1 speaker surround system

    Curious if any of yall know the answer to my audio/video problem. So I'm trying to get my home theater set up. I have a benQ projector, a new yamaha receiver from costco, and 5 speakers. I'm trying to stream video from computer to the projector and have audio go through my surround sound...
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    Question how to Connect Soundbar through PC GPU HDMI port?

    Soundbar: Bose soundbar 700 Motherboard: Z370 AORUS ULTRA GAMING 2.0 GPU: Nvidia geforce 1060 6GB I want to connect my PC to the soundbar which i mentioned above, I have optical output in motherboard which works perfectly, but i want to try it in HDMI out of GPU because of higher bitrate. I...
  23. EnDy_S

    Question How does connection type affect how the sound is processed in a 5.1 sound in home cinema system?

    Hello everyone, I don't have any experience building home cinema systems, so I'm looking for some explanation in layman's terms. Not all of these questions will be applicable to my situation, but I want to get a clear picture of how this works nevertheless. I already have a few assumptions...
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    Question USB type C video output

    I am about to buy 8 in 1 docking station with HDMI output port: https://www.ebay.com/itm/8-in-1-USB-C-Hub-Type-C-Multiport-Card-Reader-Adapter-4K-HDMI-For-MacBook-Pro-A/333245320844 It connects via USB-C. Will USB-C/HDMI interface work with notebook ASUS UX360C? It says in ASUS manual, that...
  25. S

    Question Issue with Blu Ray Player Connected to Soundbar

    Hello- For starters, my setup: TV: Sony XBR-85X900F Soundbar: Samsung HW-N950 Sony UBP-X700 4K Blu Ray Player Xfinity X1 Cable Box Xbox One Kinivo 301BN HDMI Switch Cable box, Blu Ray Player, and Xbox One connected to inputs on Kinivo Switch. Output on Kinivo Switch connected to input on...
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    Solved! How to mix HDMI and AUDIO on my Yamaha RX-V685 receiver

    Hi, I want to set up the audio part of my amp to play audio from my HDMI connection (which'd be a laptop) and an external mike connected via red/white cables to AUDIO in. There used to be an option to do this on my older 683 amp, but I can't figure out how to do this now on the newer model...
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    Question Laptop Broken Monitor - self-inflicted driver issue

    Hi, I have a Lenovo laptop that has a broken screen. I've been using an HDMI external monitor for a little bit. There was an AMD graphics card driver update that buggered things up. So I did the stupidest thing and in device manager, I removed the driver like a twit, which of course stopped...
  28. K

    Question Help needed getting chrome cast to work through AV receiver.

    Seriously need help to configure this set up! I have a Humax HDR -75 10T set top box Pioneer VSX -534 AV Receiver Samsung LA40 M81BD TV Chrome cast. Currently have set up with HDMI cables running from one of two HDMI IN on TV to HDMI OUT on AV receiver HDMI IN on AV to only HDMI Port on STB...
  29. Welve

    Question Do 4K TVs actually have native 120hz refresh rates? And if so, what's the point?

    Hey All, I have read so much about refresh rate from so many sources and I am so confused. What I know: 4K has two native refresh rates 60 hz/120 hz TVs are commonly branded as 120, 240 etc, usually have half of their advertised refresh rates TVs have HDMI 2.0a as the standard connection Max...
  30. LordElites

    Question 1440p 144hz displayport monitor to hdmi laptop

    How do I utilize the 144hz on my monitor with my laptop that does not have a display port but only an HDMI port? Is there an adapter I can get and if so which one do I get?
  31. prrooo

    Question Streaming to a display from a camcorder via HDMI

    Hey guys! So I was wondering if it was possible to use a camcorder (or something similar) to relay a video feed via HDMI to a few screens (offline without the use of the internet) preferably with low latency. It is for an educational institute to relay information to a larger audience. Any sort...
  32. mpinnamaneni1

    Question The conversion from HDMI (source) to USB-C( Reciever)

    Bidirectional Cable In my laptop HDMI is the only option, meantime USB-C is the only option for monitor. I want to Display 4K content from your HDMI laptop to external USB-C equipped monitor. I sit possible, Because on the online I can see only USB-C to HDMI only. Please list the...
  33. markc1999

    Question HDMI pinout for Sylvania TV

    Where can i find this? Model LD320SS8 I want to connect a breakout board to it
  34. B

    Question audio from TV and PC to one 5.1 system

    I want to use my Sony HT-RT3 5.1 system (Dolby only) for my TV and PC. I have been using my Samsung UHD TV as my computer monitor via the PC's GPU hdmi for both display and basic audio. I, of course, get stereo sound from my TV speakers. The TV is connected to the mentioned surround speakers...
  35. Revnus

    Question Broken LCD + Lost password.

    My cousin died two weeks ago. My uncle wants to access his notebook and the files like pictures and so on. Im trying to help him. The problem is that we don't have my cousin's login password (admin windows 10 linked to email password), we dont have the email account password, and the lcd...
  36. the Eco

    Question Laptop HDMI lag

    Hi everyone, i have a Dell XPS 15 9570 Every time i connect my laptop to my TV via HDMI, both my laptop and TV start stuttering every 5 second or so(both audio and video). First i thought it was a resolution problem, so i switched from 4k to 1080p(laptop's native resolution) but it kept lagging...
  37. TheDudeAdibes

    Question HDMI source not supported on Epson Projector.

    Hi folks, Hoping someone can help. There appears to be some knowledgeable people on here. I have a Yamaha RX-V673 receiver. It has a Amazon Fire TV, android box and PS4 going into HDMI inputs. The HDMI output is linked to a TV. All works perfectly. I recently added an Epson EB-W39 HD...
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    How can I hook up Samsung TV HDMI to alpine head unit with ai inpuy

    I want to run the sound through my head unit TV doesn’t have RCA jacks I can get a conversion for RCA to AI Cable but I need an AI to HDM1 Cable will the to even be able to communicate
  39. S

    144hz Screen connected to laptop

    So i have an MSI GV62 7RD https://www.msi.com/Laptop/GV62-7RD/Specification And the XL2411P https://zowie.benq.com/en/product/monitor/xl/xl2411p.html The XL2411P supports 144hz and i use an HDMI 2.0 and that should be able to do the job but- My laptop doesn't have an displayport so that isn't an...
  40. A

    Can not connect epsom projector to soundbar

    I am currently trying to connect my Samsung sound bar into my ex5260/pro epson projector. Currently my PlayStation plugged straight into projector and is using the projectors sound. I tried connecting HDMI from sound bar into my second hdmi port in my projector and nothing happened!!! (The...
  41. S

    How do I fix this display issue?

    I bought a new HDMI to VGA adapter for my laptop (Lenovo Flex 15, model 20309.) When I connected it to my Dell (E228WFP) monitor, it cut out the bottom and was blurry. I fixed it by duplicating my laptop screen. How do I fix it so that I don't have to use my laptop screen?
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    how do i connect hp laptop win 10 to an RCA model 26LA30RQ hdmi port?

    how do i connect hp laptop win 10 to an RCA model 26LA30RQ hdmi port?
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    Hdmi to coaxial converter for Blu-ray recorder?

    Hello community, I have a satellite TV box and I've just bought a Panasonic Blu-Ray recorder. My problem is that the satellite box has an hdmi output and a scart output, but the Panasonic recorder doesn't have an hdmi input, only an antenna coaxial input. Of course I can use the scart connection...
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    Does Westinghouse LTV 32W6 HD support Audio Return Channel? Thanks...

    I have a Westinghouse LTV 32W6 HD TV. I'm connecting it to a new receiver using the available HDMI port. There is an HDMI/ARC capability mentioned with the receiver if the old TV offers that capability. How can I know if it does? Thank you!
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    DVD hdmi only. Old tuner. No sound

    I just got a new DVD player with hdmi as the only output. Old Sony tuner. Have picture no sound. Got a hdmi splitter and hdmi to rca converter thinking that would help but still no sound. DVD to splitter. Splitter to TV. Splitter to rca converter to tuner. No go. Am I overthinking this? Can...
  46. B

    Can't run VGA when I plugged it into my Windows 10 laptop

    Good day sir. I wanted to ask for assisstance on how can I project images through plugging VGA into my Asus X441n laptop. I have tried installing and updating drivers. But it still didn't work. I ask the technician here and he said that I should update my Windows, because my windows 10 has...
  47. M

    How to get Surround System from my TV

    Hi, I've got a LG Smart TV (65UJ752T-TB) and a Philips DVD HTS (HTS3548W) and i can't get surround system from my TV. Im using a HDMI cable and connected it to my TV's HDMI ARC... I've changed TV's sound settings to HDMI-ARC and same with my HTS and nothing. The HTS works perfectly fine and...
  48. J

    Home cinema blu ray sound set up help.

    I have a Panasonic blu ray player (only has hdmi connection) connected to my projector the projector is then sent to my Sony amp through red and white phonos but I get no sound just image. I'm lost at what to do next. I have checked all audio and display functions in all menus. Panasonic...
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    When i hook my computer up to my tv thru my hdmi cable they do not match up. The computer will have one wallpaper on it and th

    My computer and tv both have pictures when hooked thru hdmi but will not link up the same and i cant watch movies or do anything from computer to tv. Is this maybe a short in my hdmi or a me thing?
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    Sir, I have lg tv 32" with hdmi port and dell pc core 2 quard with gts 450 but not working the hdmi port what is the problem

    hdmi port is not working but the dvi giving the 1360 resolution and working properly
  51. R

    Optical plug in and HDMI

    Hello. I have samsung tv 55" UHD 4K Smart and bose sound bar 700. I connected to tv, but still no sound. How to fix this problem? No sound on HDMI and optical cable.
  52. RacAtat007

    Audio delay over HDMI on PC

    Not sure if this is the best place to ask this but it's audio related. My problem is that audio and video get out of sync whenever I watch something on my PC. This only happens when I have the audio coming through my monitor speakers via HDMI directly into the GPU. I have a pair of USB...
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    Unstable HDR signal from PC to 4k Samsung TV????

    I’m at my whits end trying to figure this out I am trying to pass a 4k/60hz/HDR signal from my computer to my TV using a newly purchased HDMI 2.0b cable. The HDMI is connected to my Gigabyte G1 GTX 1080 through 2.0b capable HDMI port, routed through a 30ft new HDMI 2.0b cable (link posted...
  54. J

    Pub wants to watch rugby on two tvs

    My pub is showing Rugby soon and they want to have two tvs but I only have one amazon stick. Would it be possible to plug the amazon stick in to a female hdmi that splits in to two male hdmi cables and I can hook them in the two tvs? Like this but hdmi insted of usb...
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    Solved! Laptop with HDMI 2.0a or 2.0b to play HDR content on a tv

    So I need a laptop that can output HDR content on a TV, cheaper - better as it will have a more than enough spec for my use. Any suggestions? ideally i'd like to spend less than 1k if possible. Thanks
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    Optical tv to hdmi sound bar

    I have a Samsung TV with optical out and a Panasonic sound bar with both optical and hdmi input. I do have hdmi input on my TV but it will not send sound through to soundbar, the only way I can get sound from TV to soundbar us through optical cable but it does not produce such a good sound as if...
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    Solved! convert HDMI to USB at 4k resolution and surround sound capability

    How can I convert an HDMI output from streaming devices like Roku or Amazon Fire into a USB input? I want to connect streaming device like Roku to USB input of 4k Blu Ray player.
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    Solved! Connect roku with male hdmi to coax 75 ohm tv input (adapter)?

    I am wanting to find a solution to connect Roku Streaming stick with HDMI (Male) to 75 Ohm coax TV input? Is there an adapter / or converter to:do this at a reasonable price?
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    Solved! Question about Dolby Atmos via HDMI ARC and SK8

    Hello everybody, I hope someone will know to answer my question. I am thinking of buying LG SK8 soundbar because of Dolby Atmos. I have LG OLED55B7 TV (supports Atmos) and LG UP970 4K BluRay player (also has Atmos support). As you can see, I already have those two LG devices, so it only makes...
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    Strange freezing problem when connect HDMI to TV

    My plasma TV does not recognize computers with HDMI but recognize a blueray player. I have a strange problem between: - Dell Plasma TV - Acer Laptop with Geforce GTX 1050ti GPU and - Samsung Laptop with the only built-in graphics card - A Blu-ray disc player - Firstly, I connected to Samsung...