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

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Can't switch to hdmi display with pitft 2.2

So I installed the pitft 2.2 display on my raspberry pi 3 with the Jessie-based pitft 2.2 hat image. It works great! But trying to switch to hdmi display is where things get buggy. First when I use "...
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Why won't PI 2 Model B switch from 2.8 piftf to HDMI?

I successfully got my PiTFT to work on my Raspberry PI 2 Model B, but now I need to switch my PI to monitor display temporarily and then switch back to PiTFT. So, I can make much needed Rasbpian ...
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Adjust brightness of 7 inch Waveshare display

Is it possible to control the brightness or switch on and off the backlight of an Waveshare display via command line or a script? I'm using the 7 inch version (rev2.1) with a resolution of 1024x600 ...
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Is audio via HDMI and line out at the same time possible?

Is it possible to have (the same) audio going through HDMI and the line out on the Pi2 board at the same time? I want to use my Pi2 as a RetroPie station, using HDMI for gaming, so video/audio are in ...
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Video Composite android tv raspberry pi

I downloaded and installed android tv on my raspberry pi (link here) and tuned off the hdmi hot plug but it does not seem to display. what am i doing wrong?
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Can I use Raspberry as VPN server to a TV, as last machine on a network behind a modem/router?

I am rather ignorant of technical matter and I lack the correct word to describe the problem I have, or to search solutions online for it. So would like to now if someone can explain to me in simple ...
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Connecting a Raspberry Pi 3 to an iMac

I just got my first Raspberry Pi and I was wondering how I can use an iMac as a display for NOOBS. I tried connecting an HDMI cable to the Raspberry Pi and connecting the other side to a Mini Display ...
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How to get rid of this video flickering?

When connecting my RasPio to my tv (rather old, but not tube tv anymore), I get this weird flickering everywhere on the screen where clean, thin lines with big contrast are present (including fonts). ...
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remote desktop control of raspbian “hdmi” desktop

I have a raspberry pi connected to a television screen, via HDMI, and a wired network. I want to connect to, see and remotely control the raspberry pi HDMI desktop from my remote PC. Is this ...
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Issues connecting pi2 to hp prodisplay p221 using hdmi-vga converter [duplicate]

I have no issues using pi2 via ssh. But when I connect hdmi output of pi to display monitor through hdmi-vga converter. Screen shows up where initial booting happens. By the time it reaches the login ...
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Temporarily put a Pi into energy efficient mode (disable HDMI, avoid X Windows)

I want to deploy a RPi 3 in quasi-headless mode, i.e. no display attached, with an application running that takes time-lapse photos (with the standard camera module). Power is supplied through a ...
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Issues with interfacing pi 2 with LCD monitor using HDMI-VGA converter

When I edit config.txt by uncommenting "#hdmi safe=1", it works fine. But then when I reboot pi, it shows booting screen and then rainbow screen and then again booting screen and then again rainbow ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 no longer connects to screen

I am the proud owner of a Raspberry Pi 2. I have had it for a while now with no major hiccoughs however today I noticed it no longer connected to my 10yr old TV, via HDMI. I have tested it on another ...
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Can I watch movies with the Rasberry Pi Zero?

I want to make a DIY home-theater system with the Raspberry Zero. My question is will the processor and RAM be enough to play a movie with no problems. (I am planning to use an HDMI cable and an ...
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Portable HDMI audio splitting?

I am using the Raspberry Pi for a portable project which uses headphones. The audio quality from the HDMI output is much better than the built-in audio jack. From what I have seen, this is due to the ...
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cec-client (LibCEC) cannot communicate with devices (connected to AVR)

I used to use the PulseEight Controller on my HTPC running kodi and this works flawlessly, but now I wanted to use HDMI-CEC with my Raspberry Pi2 in order to integrate its functionality within my home ...
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Is there a way to shut off power to the HDMI output?

I have a 5" display that runs entirely on the HDMI connection to the Pi, including power. Unfortunately, the display has a backlight which can't be switched off unless it is completely disconnected ...
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T2252MTS Monitor - Stops working after reboot

I have a Raspberry PI setup and want to use a T2252MTS monitor with it. When initially connecting and using the Raspberry PI Model 2B, the monitor works, I have picture. Althogh, after restarting the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Jessie booting, but no HDMI output. Tried most suggestions on the forums

How do I know the PI has booted? I connected my Pi via an RJ45 to my router and was able to SSH into it. What suggestions have I followed? I tried changing the settings in the config.txt. Mixed and ...
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What will I need to make display work with Pi Zero?

At first, sorry for this noob question, I am total newbie in Raspberry and I want to hear from experienced people. I ordered Pi Zero without any accessories and I want to know if I will need some ...
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Connect raspberry pi to ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently purchased a Raspberry Pi, my Laptop has HDMI port and I have HDMI cable,how do I connect Raspberry Pi to the Ubuntu PC. I connected the Raspberry Pi to PC with Ethernet cable, but ...
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Run multiple commands at exactly the same time?

I have a setup for my Raspberry Pi 2 as a custom home theatre in Raspbian (I can't stand XBMC/Kodi). It works great, but it finicky to set up what I want it to do. I want to run multiple instance of ...
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RAW video from PI camera [duplicate]

Does the Raspberry Pi camera perform built-in compression? I am trying to get a RAW video from the Pi camera and feed it into FPGA via HDMI for processing.
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Want only ethernet working, remove all usb and hdmi port

We developed a system, we are delivering it with raspberry PI to client. Our system is like admin panel, so Raspberry pi will work as Local server. For Our code security, we want to remove all USB ...
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What to look for in a large HDMI+USB touchscreen for raspberry pi?

I have been searching quite a bit for a larger (14"+) monitor that has basic out of the box touchscreen capability with the raspberry pi. One that uses USB for the touch connection and preferably HDMI ...
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I get only choppy audio and no video using omxplayer on Raspbian Jessie

I'm trying to play an file720.mkv file to hdmi with omxplayer but I'm getting only choppy audio with no video. omxplayer -g -o hdmi file.720p.HDTV.x264.mkv omxplayer -version omxplayer - ...
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I am very confused about HDMI to VGA converting. Will this cable work?

I have an VGA monitor. I'm looking forward to buy an HDMI to VGA converter, looking like this. But, I have readed on many forums that cable like that won't work or burn my RPi, and some say that it'll ...
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setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank

Since installing the latest build of Raspbian onto my Rasberry Pi 3, I've been getting the following error: setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank setterm: cannot (un)set powersave ...
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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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Raspberry Pi 2 Audio vs Video Clash

So, I'm having an interesting issue. Those of you who have seen me around know that I don't usually use a GUI of any sort with my Pi. However, I recently got another one and decided to make an ...
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HDMI output not working

I got a new raspberry pi 3 and use our with raspbian I used to run it headless all this time(2-3weeks) but today I tried running it using the HDMI output and a mouse and a keyboard but it doesn't boot....
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Raspberry Pi 2 Not outputting sound to DVI TV

I have a DVI to HDMI cable that is connecting a TV to my Raspberry Pi 2. I am just trying to hook up the Raspberry Pi 2 so I can stream videos through OSMC. I have no background on coding or how to ...
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Dual touch screens , one for input and a second for output

I am working on a project where I will need to use two displays. One small touch screen display for easy user input and one HDMI display for video output. So pretty much the user would select an ...
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Is there a way of using both the 7inch touchscreen and a hdmi tv as a dual screen for the pi

Preferably I would like to not have to use more add on kit but will take any ideas.
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Raspberry pi 3 power supply and HDMI

I have a small robot centered around the Raspberry pi 2 driving through a DFRobot Romeo (aka Arduino). When developing I have been drawing power from the USB connections on both the Arduino and ...
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OSMC / Raspberry Pi 2 dual display w/ HDMI and Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 setup with OSMC media center running. It works great. I can use either HDMI or the 7" Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display. With one display or the other it works great! However, ...
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Taskbar has bluish flicker when Pi boots up in 1080p

I am having some problems getting the Pi running at a 1080p res on my new TV (HDMI of course). First of all whenever I edit the config.txt file through my kali laptop, the next time I open it in my ...
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No monitor input using a HDMI to DVI adapter

Did I just buy a crappy HDMI to DVI adapter? Is my monitor too old? It's from, like, 2009, but it has a dvi-d port. The HDMI works fine through all this... I can pull the plug, put it in my TV and RPi ...
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After my Pi boot and enters the desktop, the screen turns blank moments later

My Pi used to work fine. Now every time I turn it on, the screen turns black right after I get a glimpse of the desktop. However, the screen does not enter sleep. The Pi is connected via hdmi to a dvi ...
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Cannot boot raspberry Pi 3 connected to DVI with SDXC class 10 sd card

How do I boot raspberry pi 3 with noobs installed on it. Steps I have done so far. Got NOOBS from the RPi downloads. Samsung EVO 64gb micoSDXC class 10 Formatted the SD card with SDformatter from ...
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Detect HDMI and Start GUI

We build an applications that supports a server mode and a GUI mode. Now the XServer and the application should start, if a HDMI Cable is connected otherwise it should only run the server. So whats ...
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Rpi 3B no HDMI output

Recently I've received a RPi 3 - model B on which I installed Raspbian. After configuring the OS and adding some stuff I've shut down the Pi. Next day I took it with me to school, from there on all ...
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New Touchscreen Project - GPIO or HDMI

Please excuse the noob question - first Pi project. Basic project components: Raspberry Pi 3 touchscreen (preferably 8 inches) with sound. I am uncertain in making the purchasing decision for ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 B+ outputs distorted HDMI image

My Raspberry Pi 2 B+ outputs distorted HDMI signal, even in hdmi_safe = 1 mode. Here's the picture: I've checked the monitor and cable by connecting them to another computer. It worked in 1920x1080 ...
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The purpose of the orange tape on the HDMI connector

On my Pi B+, and B model 2 there is a piece of orange see-through tape stuck across the top of the HDMI connector. What is the purpose of this piece of tape? And are there any damaging effects if I ...
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Raspberry Pi HDMI not Working

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 & a Windows 10 PC. I have extracted the NOOBS file and saved the extracted file on an SD Card. I tried to do the first boot on my Raspberry Pi with the SD Card inserted and ...
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No sound over HDMI with WindowsIoT icw Pi3

Using WindowsIoT on the Raspberry Pi 3 I tried playing sound/video from a c# application. The video plays, however the sound is played over the 3.5mm jack instead of over HDMI. It's an older TV, so ...
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Getting the active source via HDMI-CEC doesn't seem to work

I am very new to HDMI-CEC. I have a Pi3 and a Pi2 connected to a TV's two HDMI ports. If I run: echo scan | cec-client -s -d 1` I get the following output: OpenELEC:~ # echo scan | cec-client -s -...
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How much current can I draw from each model's HDMI socket?

I've seen a few questions that speculate as to how much current is available from the HDMI socket but I can't find any concrete values. I've gotten away with using a couple of different HDMI to VGA/3....
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Pi 3 does not boot

I just got my Raspberry Pi 3, put the content of the NOOBS folder onto the sd card and connected it to my TV via HDMI, but do not get any output. One LED stays red at all times. I read that this ...