Forum discussion tagged with HDMI.
  1. T

    Solved! TV Sound Setup: Mixing HDMI Input and RCA Output

    I'm at my family's home for the holidays and trying to do a little tech support... Their TV is a Sharp Aquos TMAN-A043WJZZ (see manual here). They use a Roku stick (via HDMI) to watch everything (no cable box) -- this all works fine using the TV's own speakers. Now, they also have an old Bose...
  2. Matiseli

    Question Most lightweight budget laptop

    Good day, I searched for a long time and relatively without success. I need a laptop with the following parameters: As cheap as possible (the low price has to be because of low performance, but not because of low quality; in other words: I care about quality, but almost not about performance...
  3. C

    Solved! No surround sound with Amazon Fire Stick Lite

    Hi everyone! I've just acquired an Amazon Fire Stick Lite. It's plugged in my Samsung TV (model : UE32F6400AW) in HDMI 3. I also plugged in my Blu-Ray player / 5.1 audio receiver (model : LG LHB625M) in my TV HDMI 2 ARC. As a reference, Amazon Prime is pre-installed on my Samsung TV and sends...
  4. DonnaMaree

    Question Help New Foxtel IQ5 box

    Help I have the new Foxtel IQ5 box. On the old foxtel box I had the AV cable connected and going to my DVD recorder and a HDMI to TV. However with the new IQ5 it only has 1 HDMI cable and no AV. Should I use a HDMI splitter from Foxtel box to DVD Recorder and TV?
  5. S

    Question Only TV HDMI port is broken? What now?

    Hello, My Telefunken T32N906 have only 1 HDMI port and I broke it. Here are all my other ports: https://ibb.co/PWV0cmm https://ibb.co/TKptnQ2 Which Converter would be the best in such case? HDMI2VGA?
  6. R

    Question USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C to HDMI

    Hi, I have ASUS laptop , model: ASUS ZenBook 15 UX534FTC, with the following I/O ports 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C 1x HDMI 1.4 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack 1x DC-in SD 4.0 card reader I tried to connect the USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C to HDMI (for second...
  7. xxnikki

    Solved! Trying to connect laptop to tv via hdmi to usb converter.

    I'm trying to display my microsoft surface go 12 to my lg tv via an hdmi to usb converter. I downloaded the driver, and my tv is showing that something is hooked up to one of my hdmi inputs, but when I go to the proper hdmi display, it says there is no signal for the current input and doesn't...
  8. ricndraaa

    Solved! can HDMI 1.4 on 120hz laptop get 144hz refresh rate on external monitor

    Hi, here is my laptop specs: MSI GE 63 RAIDER i7 8750H GTX 1070 16GB RAM Mini DP (i dunno what version is) HDMI (i think its 1.4 because my VGA is GTX 10 Series) i will choose Lenovo G25 10 or Asus VP249QGR i would ask if its possible to get 144hz refresh rate on external monitor from...
  9. D

    Question Panasonic TXP50UT50B - HDMI ports dead?

    I have a Panasonic TXP50UT50B 50" 3D TV which is, admittedly, an old one as it's from 2012, but before I look at replacing it immediately, is there a potential easy fix to the HDMI ports apparently being dead? They used to be perfectly fine for all the time I've used this TV, and then one day...
  10. jmucyo8


    HDMI was working perfectly before but lately whenever I turn on my pc (Dell g3590), I see the ubuntu logo but after that my monitor displays no signal. My laptop's screen is broken so I don't know what's going on. so what is going on and how do I fix it.
  11. D

    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...
  12. M3TAGH0ST

    Solved! 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...
  13. 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...
  14. G

    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...
  15. 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...
  16. H

    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!
  17. M

    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...
  18. A

    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...
  19. 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?
  20. KatTech

    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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. A

    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...
  26. B

    Solved! 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...
  27. 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...
  28. Anti-Gravity

    Solved! 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...
  29. gediman

    Solved! 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...
  30. A

    Solved! 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...
  31. S

    Solved! 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...
  32. EnDy_S

    Solved! 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...
  33. D

    Solved! 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...
  34. 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...
  35. G

    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...
  36. S

    Solved! 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...
  37. 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...
  38. Welve

    Solved! 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...
  39. 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?
  40. prrooo

    Solved! 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...
  41. 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...
  42. markc1999

    Solved! HDMI pinout for Sylvania TV

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

    Solved! 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...
  44. 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...
  45. the Eco

    Solved! 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...
  46. TheDudeAdibes

    Solved! 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...
  47. 3

    Solved! 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
  48. 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...
  49. A

    Solved! 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...
  50. S

    Solved! 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?
  51. I

    Solved! 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?
  52. P

    Solved! 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...
  53. G

    Solved! 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!
  54. T

    Solved! 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...
  55. 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...
  56. M

    Solved! 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...
  57. J

    Solved! 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...
  58. P

    Solved! 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?
  59. N

    Solved! 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
  60. 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.