HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface. Along with the Composite RCA, HDMI is one of the devices' two video outputs.

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HDMI to VGA adapter power

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B, and I would like to plug it in a VGA computer monitor. I have been reading about this subject, but I am no expert in electronics, and so I am afraid I might end up being ...
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Grab HDMI/VGA in video feed

I have a VGA/HDMI video feed that I need to input into the Pi and stream to a server, but I don't know how to input the feed and once it is input, how to grab it and send it to ffmpeg to compress it ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 B will not display video and PWR LED will not turn on

Background & what I have tried: I have been working with 2 Raspberry Pis and everything has been working fine with both until today. Today when I went to power up the one that I normally used ...
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Control LCD brightness via Raspberry Pi

I have bought a display from Adafruit. It is a HDMI 7 inch touchscreen display. Is it possible to control the brightness of the display via written software on Raspberry Pi OS? If so, any advice or ...
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HDMI broken after VUSB was shorted for approx. 500us

I was setting up a mobile power supply for my Raspberry Pi 2 consisting of: - a 12V Battery - a step down power converter that converts 7-24V to 5V/3A It was working fine until I connected the ...
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Use Laptop screen without Dismantling the screen

I need to keep the set-up clean. I did my homework and came across both of this and this post and both of them did not exactly solved the problem. The first one solved the problem dismantling the ...
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Raspberry Pis failing on HDMI hot swap

Rephrasing my question as requested: I've managed to blow up 3 or 4 RPis, models ranging from the B (just 2 USB ports) to the B+ to the quad core. It always seems to happen when I plug or unplug the ...
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HDMI TO SCART via VGA Converter (15KHz)

I bought a HDMI / VGA Converter ... and a VGA to CGA Converter for 15Khz ... but now I want to plug in on my TV CRT ... but how to create a 5 PIN RGBs to SCART cable? Is there any schematics or ...
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HDMI does not display and am unable to access config file

I have just set up my Pi and get a 'no singal' when it is attached through a HDMI cable. I've seen that this is not uncommon are requires you to enter hdmi_force_hotplug=1 and hdmi_safe=1 to the ...
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Raspbian, no audio HDMI, have tried all the troubleshooting I can find

I know this is a noob question, so I apologise in advance! I've been googling for hours, have ran through all the steps for troubleshooting sound through HDMI; un-commenting the config file sound ...
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Raspberry Pi - HDMI damaged?

My Raspberry Pi have some strange display output (as seen in bottom right corner of attached image). Yesterday all worked fine. Today I went to an other place and connected the Pi to the display. ...
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Using my raspberry pi without hdmi TV [closed]

I am trying to connect my raspberry pi.Since I dont have a hdmi tv.I just have a laptop with anolog OUTPUT this is what I bought Raspberry Pi 2 - MODB - 1GB - Quad core
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How to enable sound on HDMI?

I have looked at all kinds of tutorials, I modified the /boot/config.txt by adding hdmi_drive=2 and sound just does not work or if it does it always is over analog out. I just want sound over HDMI ...
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Change default HDMI mode of monitor output

I'm currently trying to set up my Raspberry Pi with ArchLinuxARM. Everything went fine so far but the display has a horribly low resolution, 640x480! I'm using a HDMI to VGA converter box and an Acer ...
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Display works for a few seconds, but then tells me there is no signal

my new Raspberry Pi has been acting up a bit lately. The first time I plugged it in, I had all of the neccisary parts, as well as a 8 GB SD card that had been formatted and filled with the "NOOBS" ...
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When using display_rotate=1 half the screen is black

I've setup my Raspberry Pi as a kiosk, on a portrait-mounted HDMI TV. After setting display_rotate=1 and the GPU split to 128MB in /boot/config.txt the screen is now the correct orientation. However ...
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Olimex monitor should be 800x480; is 656x512, yes overscan is on

One of these 7-inch babies followed me home: https://www.olimex.com/Products/OLinuXino/A13/A13-LCD7-TS/resources/S700-AT070TN92.pdf When I assemble the micromonitor, the RPi2 boots right up, and ...
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Is it possible to have separate settings for composite and HDMI video?

For example, I want to output a 320x240 resolution to a composite monitor if no HDMI connection is found. Otherwise, output to HDMI as usual. Is this possible? Can I edit something in config.txt or ...
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how to start xclock (or something else) to be displayed on my HDMI device on Raspbian console session?

I have a raspberry pi 2 and installed the Raspbian Version from 2015-05-05. As "boot option" I chose "Console Text console..." because I don't want a full desktop. I logged in from my remote PC via ...
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Output video with 6 ch audio to HDMI stereo

I use RPi as a media player with raspbian and omxplayer. My hardware system: RPi ->[HDMI]-> Sony Bravia TV ->[Audio Cable]-> Microlab Stereo. I have a problem with 6 channel audio: voice is very ...
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hope this isn't far fetched lol [duplicate]

I was wondering if I could use my gaming pc and with the help of the pi or multiple pi stacks could I get multi monitor display? I want to build cool invironments yes I know it's an i but it's a ...
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How to turn Raspberry Pi off when HDMI is disconnected?

How can I programmatically detect if the Raspberry Pi's HDMI cable is removed? I've tried tools like xrandr, but they give the same output regardless of whether the HDMI cable is plugged in or not.
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Raspberry Pi 2 - HDMI not displaying

Just recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B 1GB. I also bought a micro SD card Kingston 16GB Class 10. I loaded up the Noobs software as instructed on: ...
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Is it possible to have two distinct video outputs or add a second HDMI port? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have two distinct video outputs or add a second HDMI port to the Raspberry Pi 2? I need to output two different programs on two different screens
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fbcp reads wrong primary display resolution (RPi2)

I'm trying to use fbcp to mirror /dev/fb0 (the built in framebuffer) to /dev/fb1 however i just cannot get a picture with the native resolution of /dev/fb1 (320x240). I tried different settings in ...
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Raspberry Pi & HDMI Switches

I've got a HDMI switch with 3 devices plugged into it - an Apple TV, a PS4 and my Raspberry Pi 2. The aTV & PS4 both handle themselves quite well & will take control of the signal at the ...
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Rasplex HDMI Audio

I'm running the latest version of Rasplex on my Pi, connected to my TV by HDMI. The video playback is working fine. Unfortunately, I'm getting no audio at all, and all of my googling and fiddling with ...
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Raspberry Pi 2: HDMI resolution to 1280x1024 60 hz

I tried setting the resolution 1280x1024 60hz unsuccessfully in Debian Jessie (AlienDeb) I use the config /boot/firmware/config.txt: hdmi_ignore_edid=0xa5000080 hdmi_drive=2 hdmi_group=2 ...
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Is there a way to Mirror the HDMI TTY Terminal over the Network (i.e. Not Desktop and Not SSH)

I'm working with unique headless PI that has USB-HID hardware attached to it. On boot, the device stays in terminal mode (does not startx). I'd like to be able to interact with the programming ...
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How do I prevent the Raspberry Pi from changing the HDMI input on television?

My Raspberry Pi boots into Emulation Station. Whenever I turn on my television it starts with input set to HDMI 2 (the HDMI port that the Raspberry Pi is attached to) regardless of what it was set to ...
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TV probably doesn't have HDMI CEC - Unable to control OSMC on Pi 2 thru TV remote. Help

My TV - An Indian OEM probably doesn't have HDMI CEC and I am unable to control the Pi 2 running OSMC thru my TV's remote. This is quite a pain as you'd imagine, and I had a few questions IS this ...
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TV mentions Raspberry Pi 2 with OSMC is outputting 1366*768 on HDMI

My TV - an Indian manufacturer called Micromax (http://www.snapdeal.com/product/micromax-50b5000fhd-50-inches-full/1405132060#bcrumbSearch:micromax%20tv) when i connect the Raspberry Pi 2 flashed ...
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Can I connect my Innolux LCD to my TFP401 HDMI/DVI Decoder 40-Pin TTL Breakout?

Setup Raspberry Pi 2 TFP401 HDMI/DVI Decoder to 40-Pin TTL Breakout - Without Touch Innolux 5.6 LCM aSi TFT type LCD I am hoping to be able to connect the Pi2 to the Driver using a small HDMI ...
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Mouse flickering on certain programs

I have the raspberry pi 2 with a hdmi - vga monitor running Raspian. On programs like gimp and things I made in my game, my mouse keeps flickering if I move it across the screen, and if I don't move ...
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How to control pi HDMI output from laptop via VNC

I have my pi plugged into a monitor with HDMI, and I want to use my laptop (running Ubuntu Linux) to control what it displays on the monitor through VNC. Currently, I can connect to the pi with VNC, ...
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RPi HDMI to RCA

I live in India and intend to buy a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B sometime soon but do not have a display with a HDMI input. So I'm stuck with RCA (3pin Yellow/White/Red) and S-video (No VGA). I also cannot ...
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How to set the CEC name?

On a new Raspbian installation, the CEC name sent to the display is "raspberry" regardless of what the hostname is set to. How do I change the CEC name "raspberry" to something else?
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Power off/on display via ssh

I'm using an pc display with an DVI-port connected to the HDMI port of the pi. For power-saving reasons, I'd like to switch off/on the display via ssh. Using tvservice -o, my display is perfectly ...
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Faster display shut off

When I tried to use tvservice - o to turn off my screen which worked but when I used tvservice -p to turn back on it didn't work. Is there any way to change the time it takes to turn off the screen? ...
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Occasional black screen with HDMI and OpenElec

I installed OpenElec on the Raspberry Pi B+ by following their official walkthrough. After putting in the SD card, I plugged the Pi in to a monitor over HDMI, plugged in two external HDDs and finally ...
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Video and audio out of sync when playing 1080p 60fps on Raspberry Pi 2

I have a 1080p @ 60fps mp4 video saved in a external USB HDD. I've tried playing it on Raspbian in my Pi 2 (the new one, 1 GB RAM, 1 GHz) with Omxplayer, but the audio and video are out of sync. The ...
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Issues with XBMC display

I'm here because I have a problem with my Raspberry Pi Model B, I'm trying to install XBMC on it and I'm facing a strange problem. I tried OpenElec, Raspbmc, Xbian and even install XBMC from Raspbian ...
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Is it possible to connect to a display port?

I bought a HDMI to DP cable to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with Display Port. Unfortunately I get no output on the screen. Is it possible to connect the Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with ...
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HDMI works only in safe mode

I've a Samsung LCD 32" (UE32) and I've tried to connect it via HDMI to my Raspberry Pi2 with Raspbian. Nothing works, the only configuration where I can see the monitor is with hdmi_safe=1 at the cool ...
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libCEC not working on LG TV (LD330)

I've just installed libcec on my Raspberry Pi B+ with (raspbian on it), following the instructions from here (https://nyxi.eu/blog/2013/04/15/raspbian-libcec/). I want to be able to turn on/off the ...
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Is there a Low-Def HDMI monitor for Raspberry be that is not more expensive that RPi itself?

There is HDMI Pi, a "1280x800 Affordable High-Def HDMI screen for Raspbery Pi", but I feel it would be still even more expesive than the RPi itself. Are there Low-Def 480x320-ish HDMI screens that ...
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Can't connect Raspberry Pi to TV over HDMI

I can't connect my RaspberryPi to my new Samsung TV over HDMI. The RaspberryPi works with an HDMI to DVI cable with my normal 24" computer display. But when I want to connect the PI to the TV over a ...
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How do I get monitor to display true black? [closed]

When I change the brightness setting to 0 black #000000 displays as true black with no light coming from the screen. Unfortunately white also dims quite a bit. When I set brightness to 100, black ...
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Can RPi dynamically switch between HDMI and NTSC output, or does this require a re-boot?

I am developing an application that will use the NTSC output. It displays mostly numeric data (preferably in various font sizes and colors) and a couple of graphic analog-style "meters". The desire ...
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How can Raspberry Pi understand TV is open or not

I can turn on and turn off TV with raspberry using ceclib. Is it possible to check TV is open or close?