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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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?
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Bluetooth Input Not Outputting High Quality Audio to FM

I have Raspian Wheezy running on my Raspberry Pi. I have set it up to run pifmplay and output the sound to HDMI - (Pin 4 on GPIO) so that the Pi is now working as an FM Transmitter. This part works ...
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Dual displays using gert vga 666 adapter and hdmi output

My company is looking into replacing all of our old wyse thin clients, with raspberry pi's. This works fantastic for the people who only use one display. To try and make it work for people with dual ...
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Cutom Splash Screen not working properly in Raspberry Pi B+

I have tried to add a custom splash screen to my Raspberry Pi B+, in order to replace the logs during the boot with a custom video, using the hints from the following website: ...
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Multiple Display Screens

I want to build a mini multimedia system based on the raspberry pi B+, which has 2 display screens: The main screen (like a 42" LED TV), which plays the main video in Full HD. HDMI RCA/AV/Composite ...
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HDMI to micro usb?

If you got a Micro-USB cable and adapted it to a HDMI cable, then connected it between your Raspberry Pi B+ and your Kindle Fire HD, would it work as a monitor?
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Remote Connection to Pi to same Display as HDMI Port

Is there a way I can remotley connect to the Raspberry Pi and get the same Screen as it is shown on the HDMI Connection? We need the Pi for a Screen in the entrance Hall of our Building, and i can ...
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Dumbing down HDMI control on a openelec Pi

I have home entertainment based around the Pi which works great running openelec gotham, I also have a cable box (foxtel Australia) for watching tv and a harmony remote to connect it all together. ...
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No display on Benq GW2255 model for Raspberry Pie Model B+

No display are coming, while booting raspberry model b+ with Benq GW2255 (Only have this monitor). I had successfully tested PI with Putty/SSH. I had made various config change, that i found on ...
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Sound is being cut off

On the raspberry pi connected to an hdmi TV, any command that emits sound has the first two seconds of audio cut off. Numerous options have been enabled in config.txt. How do you make it play audio ...
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Sharp 50LD264E CEC not working with OpenELEC on RPi

I can't get HDMI-CEC to work with a Raspberry Pi running OpenELEC 4.2.1, with my old Samsung TV it worked correctly, but my new Sharp 50LD264E doesn't work. I've checked all the relevant settings on ...
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Raspberry Pi B+ not displaying screen

I recently bought Raspberry Pi B+ model, When I try to connect it with my LED TV(24 inch) using HDMI cable it's not displaying anything, showing as no signal. I try to connect basic connectivity ...
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Routing Video Feed Through Computer [duplicate]

I received a Raspberry Pi Model B+ today and went to plug it into my monitor. Unfortunately, my monitor does not have a HDMI port. It has a DVI port which is currently connected to my home PC. ...
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RetroPie no HDMI output and “The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer”

I'm trying to install RetroPie onto my RP, it already worked with the OS it came with before trying this. I formatted the SD card altogether first and then after expanding the disk image using dd to ...
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HDMI sound: omxplayer works but not aplay

I want to use text-to-speech programs like festival and espeak, but they don't produce any sound. I'm able to play sounds with omxplayer, but aplay, festival, and espeak are all muted. I've tried ...
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“PulseEight CEC Adapter - Configuration updated” crash the network

I read a lot about this problem but i can figured out how to solve it! I tried to install raspbmc and openElec but i have the same result. When i connect the raspberry, i have a network connection ...
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HDMI Passthrough on TV

I am researching the feasibility of using a Raspberry Pi as a pass-through device on my TV. The goal is to put this in the middle of a connection between the cable box and the tv. I would like the ...
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Like a projector can I use raspberry pi to VGA port in my Laptop

I have laptop with VGA port, can I connect it with raspberry pi with HDMI to VGA converter like connecting Laptop with projectors?
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Default resolution change between firmware versions

I just updated my Pi image so that I could use the Raspberry Pi B+ and there was a subtle change regarding the default resolution that the Pi uses when it is not plugged into any monitor at boot time ...
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No Video on 4.3" TFT using RCA composite cable on B+

I got a RPi scientific kit from CrazyPi.com. The kit came thru nicely, and upon following the instructions from various forums, I was able to do the following: Connect the RPi to a VGA display ...
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PS4 HDMI Video Streaming via Upnp for access on other devices

The Raspberry pi is a real awesome device and I have completed a couple of great projects which mainly revolves around my sweet media center complete with mood lighting. I am using a Raspberry Pi B+ ...
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Is a Pi able to put a monitor connected via HDMI to standby?

I've installed xset and tried to send the monitor to standby with xset dpms force standby The screen goes black, but the power LED doesn't start to flash, so the monitor doesn't seem to be in ...
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AV didnt work well but HDMI work better

I had my new B+ I tried to connect it with the tv via AV red,yellow,white caple that is cinverted from that compact AV . But it doesnt work well The signal is distorted and it came from the red one ...
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Control LCD brightness?

Is there a way to programmatically control LCD brightness of the screen connected to RPI over HDMI? As far as I could figure there is really no way to achieve this with RPI over HDMI. What about RPI ...
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Can I have multiple Audio and video outputs from PI (non-simultaneous)

I have a raspberry PI with various custom software to boot on power-up. I'm also planning to attach a small 4" monitor and a small external speaker. I'm wondering if It's possible to have it so that ...
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Catch “switch on” TV signal

I can currently switch on/off my Samsung TV from my raspberryPi (HDMI), and control XBMC from the samsung remote (pretty useful !). Is there a way to handle a signal when I turn-on my TV ,to start ...
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Force 1080i VGA on hdmi output

I have a Pioneer rear projection TV that only allows HD in the form of a VGA connector and ONLY 1080i I am going out of the Pi in HDMI into an HDMI to VGA adapter box shown here on amazon. I have in ...
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I have tried to connect my raspberry pi using the HDMI lead but it say no signal on the monitor and on the tv?

I can't get my Raspberry Pi to connect via HDMI to either a TV or a monitor. It will connect using AV leads. I have searched various forums but the advice is always rather technical and doesn't seem ...
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Supporting multiple monitor EDID override profiles

I would like to be able to switch my Pi between several different physical monitors that I have (one at a time). The screens are not all the same type or resolution. For most of the monitors, the ...
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Raspberry Pi SSH works fine, but console commands not visible on HDMI output

I have set up my new raspberry pi just fine and I can ssh in with no problems. Simultaneously, I have hooked up a monitor via an HDMI cable. But when I SSH in, I can't see my commands on the HDMI ...
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cec-command to switch to TV 0 from raspberry pi not working

So my raspi is connected to HDMI port 3 of LG TV. It is recorder 1 and logical address is 1. Phy address is 3.0.0.0 Raspi is on the screen. now I want to switch to TV. A fios box is connected to the ...
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Where is the /boot partition?

I'm trying to boot my pi running NOOBS, and my monitor's not displaying any input. After checking other similar problems, I was advised to place the lines hdmi_config=1 and hdmi_safe=1 in the ...
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Powerless RPi blocks CEC commands from TV to BD-Player

Setup: RPi B Rev 2 (Archlinux 3.12.20-4) connected to Samsung TV via HDMI. Also connected to the TV is a Samsung Bluray-Player. Issue: Powering down the RPi disables CEC between TV and BD-Player. ...
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Calibrate overscan settings

There are options to adjust the the overscan settings in /boot/config.txt. # uncomment this if your display has a black border of unused pixels visible # and your display can output without overscan ...
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Raspberry Pi B can be seen on LAN but no Video output on either HDMI or RCA

My Raspberry Pi B running RaspBMC recently stopped working, I found that the SDCard had died. I rebuilt a new SDCard with the latest RaspBMC download. The LEDs on the Pi all illuminate, I can see ...
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HDMI -> VGA idle power?

I have a HDMI -> VGA cable for my Pi that works well when I want to use it. The cable stays slightly warm even when not in use, but connected - I would like to know if it's possible to "shut down" ...
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Fullscreen browser for Raspberry Pi

I've got a Raspberry Pi Modell B and I want to run an HTML5 Dashboard on it. The Pi just needs to display some Canvas Charts in fullscreen. I don't want to see the system bars. The Linux ...