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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HDMI Output works with NOOBS but not after I install an OS

I am brand new to RasPi. I installed the NOOBS onto an SD card. (formatted using SDFormatter) On boot the NOOBS screen came up on HDMI. I selected Raspbian. After NOOBS installed Raspbian and (I ...
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HDMI output for 1080p

Need the right configuration to set the standards for the config.txt file to set an PAL LCD 1080p. I have tried hdmi_group set to 0, to use the preferred group. That tweak gave me sharp text although ...
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Raspberry (HDMI) to monitor(VGA) Does a cable work?

Now I have seen some HDMI to VGA Cables, but on some forums people say it won't work. I have a monitor with just VGA input and I want to connect my Raspberry Pi to it. Will a HDMI to VGA cable work? ...
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Why is HDMI audio working differently for Sony and Samsung?

I have a strange different behaviour in raspbian showing up between two TVs. A Sony Bravia 32W670A and a Samsung LA32A650A1F The simplest demonstration for this problem is to build the hello_audio....
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Set HDMI refresh rate

I would like to set my HDMI refresh rate to 100 MhZ as supported by my TV, however using the code below always set it to 60 MhZ: hdmi_group=1 hdmi_mode=40 Any idea why or suggestions on how to ...
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Controll TV Channels via HDMI via Raspberry Pi

So I have: 1x LG 42" LED LCD TV 1x HDMI Cable 1x Raspberry Pi (Model B) I have been looking around but did not find much on this topic except a disscussion on how to do this via SCART. I'm ...
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Raspbmc CEC with Panasonic TX-P42X50B (Viera link)

I've been desperately trying to get my TV and Rasbpi to work together such that I can use the TV remote to control my Pi. The Pi is plugged in via an HDMI cable (apparently all HDMI cables have to be ...
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How do I automate removal and re-enabling overscan as I move the pi between HDMI and TV?

I use my Pi (with raspbian) in two locations, at the desk I have a DVI-D monitor hooked to the HDMI output and in the livingroom there is a big old thick television using PAL composite.. I would like ...
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Larger Touch Screen Displays

I was hoping to find a larger touchscreen display that will work with my Raspberry Pi. I wanted to make a "kitchen use" kiosk for looking up recipes, watching cooking shows etc. I was hoping to find a ...
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How to Determine if a CEC Feature is Supported from cec-client [closed]

I've been using my Raspberry Pi to experiment with cec-client. As I read through the specification, one thing has puzzled me: How do you determine whether or not a feature is supported by the device?...
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Creating an HDMI Pass-Through Connection

I would be very interested to know if anyone on here might be able to provide some insights into the feasibility and/or proper approach to add a HDMI input to the Raspberry Pi in an effort to allow ...
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Commands for using cec-client

I have the cec-client and libcec working on my Raspberry Pi. I would like to use it for more than just turning on and off the television, I would like to be able to query the other devices for their ...
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Simultaneous HDMI and Analog output stopped working (raspbmc)

I had audio being output to both HDMI and Analog outputs perfectly... Now I can only select one output or the other, but not both at the same time. Unfortunately I have no idea what I did or when ...
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How can Raspberry Pi output a HD stream? How is graphic processing handled in Linux and Raspberry Pi 's hardware? [closed]

Raspberry Pi has something less than decent hardware and is still able to output an HD stream (that's what I have read, correct me if I am wrong). A 700 MHz ARM processor, a not-so-great GPU, but ...
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Raspbmc with usb audio

I have installed Raspbmc and audio worked fine via HDMI with no additional changes. Now I have added a Bose Companion 5 speaker set to it, and can detect the sound card following the similar ...
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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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Raspbmc UI flickering, virtually unusable

I just got Raspbmc up and running on my TV...except that it is flickering like crazy. It's flickering so bad, the skin almost looks like complete noise. I can make out the text in the menus, and ...
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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-...