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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Raspberrypi won't start. LED's are on

I haven't used my RaspberryPi in month and today I wanted to start it, but my HDMI monitor doesn't get a signal. The LED 'OK' is shortly blinking at the beginning but then turns of. All the other LED'...
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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?