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 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 ...
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What is likely problem with my HDMI display?

I have trouble getting FullHD resolution out of my HDMI monitor. First of all I have to force hotplug to get it to display anything, and then it only shows max resolution 1280x720, instead of FHD, no ...
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Can't get Pi to work with a Sony SDM-S74 DVI-D monitor

I have just bought a new RaspberryPi that I'm trying to get working with a Sony DVI monitor. I'm hoping someone can help me. I installed Raspbian on a 8GB card, connected the Pi to a Sony SDM-S74 ...
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Raspbmc MKV playback

I have an issue with Raspbmc video and audio playback with MKV files on a fresh install of Raspbmc. Basically the video plays but there is no audio or images displayed so I essentially get a black ...
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HDMI works in safe mode, but not much else

I have my board plugged into my monitor as an HDMI input. I can get to the Raspbian desktop by uncommenting the "hdmi_safe=1" in config.txt. However, I'd like to work in a resolution that doesn't make ...
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Controlling the HDMI output via SSH

I am yet to receive my Pi, however I've been looking into what I would like it to do. One of the features I am looking forward to is using it when it is plugged into my TV (via HDMI) to access the ...
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How can my Raspberry PI start my TV?

My Raspberry Pi is running RaspBMC and is hooked up to my TV via a HDMI cable. I never turn off the Pi itself, but I tend to turn the TV off when I'm not using it. However, once the Pi senses any ...
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If connected over HDMI will the 3.5mm audio jack socket work?

As far as I know only one video output, either the HDMI or RCA video socket, will work at a time. Now I want to know if this also applies to the audio output. Will it be transmitted over both sockets,...
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Is the Raspberry Pi compatible with HDMI 1.4 specification with Ethernet?

Wikipedia says the Raspberry Pi supports "HDMI (rev 1.3 & 1.4)" and the HDMI 1.4 specification has Ethernet. Could you have a HDMI 1.4 to Ethernet adapter? and would the transfer rate be faster ...
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What qualities should I look for in a small, 7“ or 10” monitor?

Hi, which small small and portable monitors would you suggest to combine with Raspberry Pi. As Raspberry Pi is part of huge range of different project please suggest which would be best in each of ...
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Audio over HDMI - hello_audio.bin works but not aplay

I'm having problems getting audio over HDMI working correctly (running ArchARM). I have in my /boot/config.txt: hdmi_drive=2 I compiled hello_audio.bin and ran it with 0 and 1 as args, both work (...
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HDMI output display shows zits/interference

I received my Raspberry Pi today and tried the vanilla Debian squeeze distro and the OpenElec XBMC distro. What I noticed is the display was showing interference/zits similar to this: I checked my ...
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Which small displays have been confirmed to work?

Which small (7-10") displays have been confirmed to work with the Raspberry Pi? Also, what should I consider when looking to buy one of these displays or trying to integrate one with my Raspberry Pi?
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What kind of HDMI cable do I need?

What kind of HDMI cable do I need if I want to connect my Raspberry PI to a full HD ( 1920 x 1080 ) TV (which has HDMI input)? According to the Wikipedia, there are 5 types of HDMI connectors: A, B, ...
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Can a simple cable convert HDMI output to VGA?

One may buy a simple HDMI-to-VGA cable, or an HDMI-to-DVI cable. Example: on Amazon. However, my vague knowledge is that these cables only work for video cards that have special support for this ...
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What type of television or monitor can I connect to?

What sort of input socket does my television or computer monitor need to have to be able to use it as a screen for my RP? Will old televisions work with some sort of converter?