Questions tagged [hdmi]

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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Raspberry Pi corrupts the SD Card often

I currently start using different Raspberry Pis to monitor my (Wi-Fi) network. (OS: Raspbian) Unfortunately one Pi often corrupts the SD Card and I definitely don't just plug off the power cable. It ...
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Unable to reliably connect Pi HDMI to Motorola Atrix Lapdock

I have a Motorola Atrix Lapdock connected to my Raspberry Pi using the instructions provided on various web sites including http://rpidock.blogspot.com/. The HDMI output initially displays on the ...
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Raspberry Pi as decoder between Server and HD TV

I am working on a project and am wondering if an RPI is capable of a DLNA connection, and if so, could it be used to decode ethernet signals, and them turn them into HDMI output, or possibly push the ...
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How to connect Raspberry Pi to my monitor?

I wanted to connect my Pi to Dell S2240L (monitor). The monitor has HDMI port as well as DVI, but I don't know how to connect them together. And which is better HDMI or DVI? Is it possible to connect ...
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Blank screen after installing Raspbian

I added this to my config.txt file: hdmi_drive=1 I can see a rainbow and recovery mode prompt. I pressed Shift key to enter recovery mode and installed Raspbian. After installation, I can see a ...
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Detecting TV power on/off without CEC

Is it possible to detect when I turn on/off the TV? Unfortunately my TV does not support CEC, but I want to somehow stop the XBMC process when the TV is switched off (or uses a different source).
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Raspberry Pi HDMI no signal

I've just got my raspberry pi. When I first tried, everything went on well, I got the image on me TV and I tried to set wireless connections. But when I was trying, the screen suddenly displayed "no ...
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Play 2 sounds simultaneous HDMI + analog

Is it possible to play 2 sounds simultaneously? For example: one via HDMI (audio from a video) and another one (custom audio, wav, or whatever) via analog output at the same time?
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Why wont the Pi recognize my TV when I plug it in after boot?

Currently I am using a relatively new Westinghouse TV with my RasPi. It works perfectly with one caveat, I need to boot with it plugged in to the HDMI for it to work. I run my Pi headless most of ...
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HDMI Video to TV shuts turns off and right back on every few minutes

So I have the RPi connected to a Samsung TV that supports CEC/Anynet+ , which is awesome. I'm using XBMC and it can stream 720p video to my TV through my network share only using my TV remote, and ...
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Purple tint using Raspbmc / XBian / OpenELEC

I installed Raspbmc and everything is working fine except for the purple tint. (Also happening in XBian) The Raspberry Pi is connected to the tv via HDMI. The HDMI cable works fine when connected to ...
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No output on HDMI display, but it works on Video

I use my HDMI slot every time I plug my Raspberry Pi in. But I plugged it in the other day, and my monitor just said No Signal. So I plugged it in via Video, and it works. I just don't want to use ...
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Raspberry pi HDMI Output multiple screens

I want to setup a simple movie player on all 5 tv's I have in a restaurant. Is there a way I can split the signal coming out from my raspberry ?
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Display Powersaving Options (Pi powered on display USB)

Scenario I'm building several wall mounted kiosk that will be placed in remote locations and i'm trying to find a way to build in some longevity / power saving options (IE put them to sleep when the ...
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HDMI hisses when turned on before TV

If I turn my Pi on before the TV then I get a hissing/static noise until I yank the HDMI cable and plug it in again. If I turn my TV on during boot it will hiss, but seems to come right once XBMC ...
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Forcing HDMI Audio Breaks Resolution?

I have a little problem with trying to force audio via an HDMI TV/Monitor, heres what I can get the Pi to do. Without forcing HDMI Mode using hdmi_drive=2 the monitor works fine with the correct ...
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What is the difference between CEA and DMT?

I have connected my RPi to a television using a HDMI to DVI cable, but the resolution is awful. The font is not sharp, so I need to use a lower resolution. For that, I can run a command like tvservice ...
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CEC wake up command

When I boot my Raspberry my TV gets woken up over CEC. Is there a way to send the wake up signal using shell so I could use cronjob to start my TV every morning at 7, for example?
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Video blinks in and out

I'm using the raspbian installer. When I get to the step to select disk partitioning the video display starts to blink in and out. At first it just blinks a few times and progresses to the point ...
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stopping RaspPi / raspbmc from auto changing source on tv [duplicate]

My Pi is connected to my TVs usb port which works great and I use the TV remote to control it - which I also enjoy. The problem is whenever I turn on my TV, the pi changes the TV input source even ...
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omxplayer + livestreamer: twitch.tv streams > cant use -o hdmi

Im trying to watch twitch.tv streams with omxplayer and livestreamer. Running the Pi Foundation raspian. I got it working, there is just a little problem with the sound: command I am using: ...
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Using two screens at the same time

I'm working on several projects with my increasing collection of Raspberry Pi computers. One of my projects for work involve ultimately hooking up the Pi to a 7" screen with an RCA connector. The ...
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motion doesn't work without HDMI display plugged in

I'm trying to set up motion capture with the debian package 'motion'. It works great on my desk, where I have it hooked up to a monitor via HDMI, BUT when I disconnect it from HDMI and reboot it, ...
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Pi seems to prevent DVD player from switching on TV automatically [closed]

I'm not sure if I'm expecting too much here but here goes ... My DVD player is connected by HDMI and when I press Play it switches itself on and thereby switches on the TV (Grundig Sydney 4xHDMI) ...
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Raspberry loosing HDMI output after a period of time

This is a follow up question to: Change output to HDMI after tv has turned off This solution works partially. I can turn off the TV and turn it on again and get the screen back on my TV. However this ...
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Is it possible to run Raspberry Pi's HDMI output to a USB port on another computer to see the video?

I want to use a Raspberry Pi, along with an external USB hard drive, as a miniature SSH server, but I don't have a monitor or TV to use with it. It isn't worth it to buy a monitor/TV for the set up, ...
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Change output to HDMI after tv has turned off [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I force the Raspberry Pi to turn on HDMI? I have a Pi that is connected to my TV via hdmi. My pi acts primarily as a server, and its turned on all the time for this ...
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Brand new Pi not displaying video

I just got a new 512 Pi and plugged it in to my TV using HDMI. On first boot everything was working properly and I made it to the config window. On the config window I turned SSH on and then tried the ...
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About 1 second from start is cut from each song played by XBMC

I have a problem with playing music on my XBMC (Raspbmc RPi 512MB RAM). It's connected to my AVReciever (Onkyo) through HDMI cable and in XBMC settings HDMI is set as output. Now, when I play some ...
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Two problems with my pi (cron, and bootup w/o HDMI)

I have two problems with my pi right now. 1) The device won't boot unless I have a HDMI cable plugged in.. I am using it headless, and I'm trying to reduce cable clutter, so needing a HDMI cable to ...
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Video shuts off [duplicate]

My first pi, and i have it booting a debian distro fine. But the aggregation is video (hdmi) cuts out unexpectedly at different uptimes. Powering off and on video does not return. Waiting a while to ...
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No HDMI output after shutting down RPI

Flash Raspbian on 32GB SD card. Everything works fine when first start. After I shutdown it using sudo shutdown -h now and take off usb power.. Suddenly, HDMI output broken down, no output on LCD at ...
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Raspbian Wheezy Audio

I've got my new Rpi running with the raspbian wheezy debian distro which is great but I can't seem to play / hear any sound. Does anyone know if the wheezy distro comes with audio drivers pre-...
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How to make Raspberry use HDMI audio as default system output?

I've just installed Raspberry Pi and everything works great, except I can't get the default system sound to use HDMI. If I run something like omxplayer -o hdmi <filename> then the sound works, ...
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No video on HDMI?

I just got my Raspberry Pi in the mail, and went to hook it up to my TV with an HDMI cable. I plugged in the cable (known to work with my cable box), a keyboard, and then power. A light comes on the ...
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XBMC Black Screen HDMI Output on Media Autoplay

I have a Raspberry Pi (Model B - 512MB) that I have XBMC running on. I use it for a media player and when it works I'm really happy with it. But there is this annoying bug that I'm running into where ...
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Screen doesn't turn off

Is there a way for the hdmi output to completely turn off. When I leave my pi idle the screen turns black but the screen stays on and never turns off. The monitor turns to off/idle with other ...
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Raspberry Pi wont turn on with OpenELEC

I just got a raspberry pi board, connected with HDMI to LG TV Loaded OpenELEC-RPi.arm-2.95.3 on a 32 Gig SD Card and it didn't turn on any LED (except PWR and ACT). Later I loaded latest Raspbian “...
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Touchscreen display from Chalk Electronics doesn't work

So I'm trying to get a touchscreen from Chalkboard Electronics to work with my model B Raspberry Pi. The specific product I have is this 7" capacitive touchscreen which connects to the Raspberry Pi ...
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Would this work OK with a Raspberry Pi instead of a monitor?

Would this TV (Furrion 19" HD Ready 720p LED TV Freeview) be a suitable option instead of a monitor? I need something for my son's Raspberry Pi, and I thought this would do instead of a monitor. An ...
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Replacing Raspberry PI HDMI Port

I broke a few pins in the HDMI connector on my Raspberry Pi. I plan on removing the connector and soldering on a new connector. Does anyone know the appropriate connector to purchase? It seems like ...
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prevent pi from turning tv on

I have a Pi (with Raspbmc installed on it) connected to an LG TV. I disabled the CEC options in XBMC related to turning the TV on/off. However, the Pi keeps turning the TV on when rebooting. I can ...
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Raspbmc + HDMI + AV receiver = screen changes resolutions

This is my setup: Raspberry Pi w/Raspbmc 8GB Transcend SDHC card Yamaha RX-V1900 receiver Westinghouse 40" flat panel TV When the Pi is directly connected to the TV by HDMI, the output is sharp (TV ...
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Stopping Raspberry Pi display sleep

I'm using my raspberry pi displayed on a tv through HDMI. It boots up into the terminal and is fine, however, when I leave it for a few minutes, the display goes to sleep. I'm using an application ...
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How can I zoom out the HDMI output in order to fit in areas of the screen that are being clipped?

At present every time I load up my RasPi via HDMI the edges of the screen are clipped, making it difficult to see what is being typed at the bottom of the screen and to read output on the left side. ...
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Get High Quality Audio from HDMI

I'm using the RPi as an audio streamer. However the audio from the 3.5mm jack isn't great. Is there a way I can use the HDMI socket to output audio to my stereo? My stereo has RCA audio input (...
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Nano USB Wireless and HDMI to VGA

I just have a few questions about the components I'm buying to work along side the Raspberry Pi. I'm not a hardware guy, mostly software so I'm not entirely sure if this would work. I don't have an ...
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Changing the HDMI output?

I need to change the HDMI output on my Pi to one from a desktop PC. The one from the pc has cables that I want to use. Can I just solder these cables where the original was?
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How to disable local terminal showing through when playing video

Any local terminal text (login prompt, etc) is showing through areas of the screen that are not covered by video (i.e. the black bars on the top and bottom) when I use a remote terminal to play video ...
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How do I force the Raspberry Pi to turn on HDMI?

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspbmc connected through HDMI to a dumb HDTV. (Does not support HDMI-CEC). If I power on both the TV (both at source and display through remote) and Raspbmc at the same ...