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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Can Macbook Pro (Late 2016, USB-C) screen be used as monitor for Raspberry Pi over USB-C with HDMI adapter?

I have a MacBook Pro 15" (Late 2016, Touch Bar and USB-C ports), and I want to sometimes use the screen as a monitor for my Raspberry Pi. I know that old MacBooks couldn't do this because the HDMI ...
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How can I change the HDMI resolution without rebooting my Raspbian system?

How can I change the HDMI resolution of my running Raspbian (Jessie) system without rebooting my Raspberry Pi 3?
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Rotate on an HDMI

I have been trying to simply rotate the screen on my Raspberry Pi so it looks like portrait mode. I can't seem to figure out the problem. I go to sudo nano /boot/config.txt And then I added both ...
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Can I enable a HDMI auto detect to substitute a GPIO screen

Ok so I am running raspbian jessie pixel on a pi 3 b and I have installed adafruits 3.5' piTFT and it uses the GPIO pins and I would like to know if I can cause it to auto detect HDMI on boot and oly ...
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Auvidea B102 and rpi3 B

Hello I want to buy the auvidea HDMI to CSI-2 bridge and I want to know if it will work with my RPI because the website is not very helpful EDIT From what I read it looks like I need to buy the b101 ...
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No video for Raspberry Pi Zero W

I just received my Pi Zero W and I am a little frustrated. I can't get any video output from it. First, I tried old SD cards (jessie, kali and libreelec) which were running on the previous A+, B+, ...
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Pi Zero not booting without USB

It seems as though my pi zero does not boot or send image through HDMI until I attach the USB hub. Why is this and can this be fixed?
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Only using the 5V pin to power a display

I have recently hooked up an HDMI display to my Pi. I don't need the touch screen functionality, I just need it to receive power through the GPIO because the screen is detached. It works. I just ...
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Is it a Male or Female HDMI connection on a Raspberry Pi

Is the HDMI connection on a Raspberry Pi male or female. What I mean is, what type of HDMI cable plugs into the PI, is it male or female?
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No signal on my HD TV raspberry pi 3

On my pi 3, I have fixed hot plugging HDMI by adding HDMI hot plug to 1, boost to 4 and mode to 2 in my config.txt file. However, when I plug it into my LG HD TV/monitor it just says no signal. Any ...
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Bleeding over edges of Samsung TV, cant see menu bar

For some reason my Raspberry Pi 3b is bleeding off the edges of the screen, and I am unable to see my menu bar. This happened after a reboot, and wasn't happening before. I am using HDMI as my input/...
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Using a 3" display without connecting to GPIOs

** I have no hardware experience so bear with me! I want to learn this stuff. A small background of my problem is below. I'm looking to buy a 3" HDMI display, but my SPI pins will be taken by other ...
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Is there a way to get amp volume using CEC?

I noticed there is volup and voldown in cec-client commands. But how do I know the current level to make the Raspberry Pi adjust it? Or is it possible to set a percentage? I used scan, but it didn't ...
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Rotating display and keeping aspect ratio & resolution

I've got an LG 21:9 (2560x1080) monitor which I've managed to get the pi driving successfully using the settings below in /boot/config.txt: hdmi_ignore_cec_init=1 hdmi_drive=2 disable_overscan=1 ...
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Force sound over 3.5mm jack and video over HDMI

I am building an application where the sound needs to be over the 3.5mm jack and video over HDMI. However, sometimes it does send the sound over HDMI and 3.5mm jack. And sometimes it just uses HDMI ...
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Using USB to HDMI Adapter with Pi3 [No Signal]

I want to use a dual screen for training in my school, so I have my Pi3 hooked up with HDMI to VGA adapter on display monitor and then usb to HDMI adapter to my LG smart TV. on the smart TV, it shows ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi Zero support 640x480 just fine?

I almost never see anyone using a typical computer sized monitor for running Raspberry Pi Zeros. I usually only see those small LCD screens, given they're cheap, I'd like to be able to plug a ...
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With the new openGL driver, can I make a resolution change permanent?

I am using the new openGL driver to run a WebGL app. It runs a lot smoother if I change resolution to 720p, which I can do with xrandr -s 1280x720 This works perfect, but resets after reboot. I ...
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RPi3 with Mate: no HDMI output without Ethernet connection

I'm running Mate (LTS) on my new RPi3. Everything is working fine as long as I plug in an Ethernet cable. If the cable is removed, my screen (connected via HDMI without adapters) immediately turns ...
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pi zero audio output with sense hat

I have asked this question on raspberry pi forum but no response. I am trying to make a web radio alarm with display and control using a sense hat. I got the radio working first on an old RPi A using ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 HDMI Not working

I have raspberry pi 3 model b and windows 10 PC. I downloaded Raspbian instead of NOOBS in order to be able to modify the config.txt file. But I'm still having the same problem, that my display doesn'...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Sound Not Working With HDMI

The sound simply doesn't work, I'm using HDMI on a large flat-screen TV. Earlier today I had it working with HDMI on a smaller TV that is not a flat-screen. I have heard that it may have something to ...
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Change default (as in nothing plugged in) screen resolution

I will probably be using my Raspberry Pi (running Ubuntu Mate) for remote desktop, but not all of the time. Sometimes I will want to plug it into a monitor. When it's not plugged into a monitor, I'd ...
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Streaming TV on Raspberry Pi Zero

I was hoping to use a Pi Zero through an HDMI cord to watch TV using XFINITY Online. Would this work or will the Pi be too slow?
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RP3 doesn't load on HDMI - Mounting FUSE Control File System

I'd like to run my RP 3 on LCD 32". But when I try to run, loading is stopped after 9-10 seconds of starting up and the last line in the console is: "Mounting FUSE Control File System..." After this ...
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watch live video through hdmi using USB cam

I have connected the monitor to the pi via HDMI. I would like to figure out a way to get a live video playing on the monitor. ( not over a network) I know there is a answer for this question here. ...
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Dual display with HDMI and touchscreen

I have been tasked with setting up what will essentially be a large screen displaying information, with the pi running it fixed beneath behind a small touch screen where users can input info and ...
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Find out HDMI mode to use for 720p

I have my Raspberry Pi hooked up to an old Philips HD ready FlatTV. I have my XBOX360 working over the HDMI -> DVI cable, and it is using these settings: 1280x720 Breedbeeld (Widescreen) DVI+A I ...
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Assigning MPD audio output to jack and other applications to HDMI

Is there a solution to set the MPD audio output to local/jack and other applications audio output to HDMI? I have a Raspberry Pi 3, Raspbian with Retropie and I want to set Retropie audio output to ...
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Running an HDMI projector through SSH

I have a PI3 with Arch Linux on it, and it is connected to a small projector through hdmi. The PI is headless and I connect to it via ssh. I would like to launch an X application displaying videos ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to a photo frame

I'm trying to use a photo frame as a LCD monitor to a Raspberry Pi 2. The logic board in the photo frame connects to the LCD with a AWM 80c 60v 20624 VW-1 ribbon cable. Is there any way I could ...
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Simple project but where do I start?

I want to make a simple project to use a Pi as a countdown timer for when people are presenting on stage. My idea is that you will be able to use a web interface on the Pi to log in and set the ...
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How to reduce the refresh rate of the Raspberry Pi HDMI port

I have an older TV, and it turns on and off after a few minutes of use with my Raspberry Pi. As I suspect this is because the TV is either no longer capable of, or was never capable of the refresh ...
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R.Pi gratuitous & frequent screen blank - hardware problem?

Have been using my Pi for 2 weeks, but recently discovered the monitor displaying "No Signal", and the screen went blank for a few sec before returning to normal display. I don't believe this is the ...
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Pi 3 Model B doesn't display anything

After setting up Jesse 09/23/16 on 8GB SD Card, the Pi booted fine and I played around with the X-Windows environment. Upon "Shutdown", and power recycle, there is no HDMI display. I do get the ...
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Can't play video through HDMI output

I'm having a problem with my Raspberry Pi 2. I'm trying to run a video in command-line(ssh) vlc -f --play-and-exit /path/video.avi But It only displays in my command-line and not on the HDMI port. ...
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Python controlling OMXPlayer, DVI and HDMI causes issues in sub process

I hope anyone can help. I have built a Python script that uses a triggering action to start playing a video of a door opening. When triggered, it should start playing the video of a door opening, and ...
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How can I ouput my rdp session to the local monitor?

I have a PI that has no keyboard/mouse connected to it. I am controlling it through xrdp. Sometimes I need to output what I see on my remote session screen to the TV that I have connected to the PIs ...
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How to debug video via ssh

I have a Pi 2 model B and only access to an HDMI display, however I have not gotten any video output despite: Having successfully booted RetroPie, pidora, NOOBS, and raspbian Having tried every ...
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RPi Zero vga display problem

RPi not showing up display when connected to mini hdmi to hdmi converted and then to hdmi to vga converter. both the converters are tested, working... if its not possible then how to access rpi zero ...
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Assign HDMI outputs of a stacked Raspberry Pi to seperate outputs

If you stacked 4 Raspberry Pi's, as you would a regular cluster computer, can the HDMI's of each Raspberry Pi be assigned to seperate AV outputs or are there any programs, that do this for you. For ...
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Monitor doesn't detect my Raspberry pi 3

I tried to install Kali on my Rpi. So, I downloaded the adapted build on offensive security (kali 2.1.2). The rpi boot without issues, i can access to it via ssh. However, my monitor doesn't ...
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Start-up program stops working when not plugged into HDMI Rpi3

I have a raspberry pi 3 running an LED program on startup, so that when I plug it in, it can run my light program right away, without any input from a keyboard/mouse. Everything works as designed ...
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*THE* weirdest display issues

I am having (very VERY) strange display issues on my Pi 3... I am using an HDMI-VGA Adapter ( https://www.adafruit.com/product/1151 ) which works perfectly fine (it works with many different devices ...
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Output sound through HDMI and USB sound card

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, with OSMC installed as its OS. I used to have audio through HDMI and the 3.5mm jack at the same time, allowing me to either listen through the speakers of a TV, or through ...
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How to detect if display is turned on?

I am trying to detect the display power status of a HDMI connected display with a Raspberry Pi 3. Running tvservice -s gives the same state 0x12000a for a powered-on and powered-off display. Are ...
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Mirror display on a TV via wireless HDMI

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to mirror my raspberry display to a TV using wireless HDMI. I searched and searched and I've found multitudes of blogs and questions about mirroring a phone ...
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Why would my Raspberry Pi only display a blinking “_” after bootup

I've attached a HDMI monitor to my Pi running Raspbian. In the past external displays have worked fine. Recently, when I connect my Pi to a HDMI monitor I get the usual bootup screens and the bootup ...
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LCD USB Touchscreen calibration eGalax

Ok, I got a Chinese 17" LCD monitor with USB touchcreen. Max resolution is 1280x1024.I use Raspberry 3 Model B with Raspbian OS. Below are the result from lsusb Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0930:6544 ...
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My Display Won't Work

I have a 5" Touchscreen display from SainSmart, and I can't use the full screen, or even the touch screen. I have done everything that I could find to fix it. I have adjusted the overscan settings, ...