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 HDMI cable there comes no content over the cable. When I connect my notebook to the TV it works.

So the connection between Pi <=> PC monitor as well as between notebook <=> TV work. What could be the problem that the connection between Pi and TV doesn't work?

Is the HDMI cable to long? It is 2 meter? I have got the NOOBS OS on the PI and I configured the "configure.txt" as default: hdmi_force_hotplug=1

Thank you for you suggestions magicbasti

  • make sure that your micro SD card is inserted and that you are using the correct connection. Oct 23, 2017 at 16:56

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If you are switching on the Raspberry Pi and then connecting HDMI cable to TV, then it may not work. For me it worked when I connect the HDMI cable to TV and then give power to Raspberry Pi.

Hope it works for you too.

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