The Pi is connected to the power supply (5V 2000mA) and the HDMI is connected to monitor (1600 x 900). The status of my Pi is as follows:

  • Red light is solid
  • Green light blinks randomly
  • Ethernet port also seems to work (The light is blinking)

I'm not getting any output from my monitor. I have read the following:

I haven't had any luck even after reading these.

  • From the behaviour of your LEDs, it sounds like the Pi is booting normally. Couple of questions: Is the Pi accessible over SSH? Do you have access to a second display you can test the Pi with?
    – goobering
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:09
  • I have a tv to test it with
    – Rahul
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:12
  • As a quick test, hook it up to the TV. If it works the problem is specific to your monitor. If it doesn't there's likely a problem with the Pi's HDMI configuration.
    – goobering
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:13

1 Answer 1


Change your settings in config.txt file in boot partition. Set:


Reboot your device and check. This will set your HDMI output to 1600x900 with reduced blanking. For more information loot at: http://elinux.org/RPiconfig

  • Will unplugging my pi from the power supply damage it?
    – Rahul
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:14
  • No, you can feel free to unplug it.
    – Huczu
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:17
  • No luck It didn't work
    – Rahul
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:30
  • Tell more about your monitor. Model, refresh rate.
    – Huczu
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 14:32
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    Incorrect! Don't ever unplug it without a proper shutdown. This can corrupt the SD card and possibly give you issues in the future.
    – Dylan
    Commented Mar 23, 2016 at 15:37

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