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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What happens when I have the official 7" display and connect a monitor via HDMI?

I own the official 7" touch display for the Raspberry Pi. I also own a HDMI monitor and I wonder what happens when both are connected to the Pi. I am using Raspbian Jessie and the Pi 2B, if that ...
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Can the official 7" touch display be used at the same time as an hdmi monitor?

I am making a project where I want a monitor to host a webpage and the touchscreen will control an app I made that dynamically changes things on the webpage. Is the pi (pi3, mod. b) capable of ...
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How would one turn on his raspberry over HDMI

I've currently been experimenting a little with the embedded linux OS openelec (kodi). I tried to turn it into a full fledged media center which includes emulators and streaming etc. As you all know ...
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How much force can the ports/ board handle?

I just got my RPi3MB and dont use a case yet and feel like every time i plug/un-plug e.g HDMI/power cable that its pulling too hard. Am I just being paranoid that the input ports will loosen up and ...
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RPi zero ethernet connection via HDMI port using a HDMI to RJ45 adaptor

I would like to connect the Raspberry Pi Zero to my laptop using an ethernet cable without using the micro-USB port. Currently I can connect using ethernet cable through a micro-USB to RJ45 converter. ...
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New Raspberry pi video output to laptop not working

I got this new raspberry pi 3 B with an 8GB sd with the necessary OS options. I tried the following: HDMI I tried connecting the hdmi cable from pi to my laptop which has linuxmint 17.03 Rosa ...
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Why is my Raspberry Pi 3 display not filling the screen?

I've connected my Raspberry Pi 3 to a 7 inch display touchscreen through an HDMI cable. The problem is the display's aspect ratio doesn't match that of the screen, so there's a black bar on the right ...
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Monitor HDMI compatibility

Is this LG ultrawide monitor hdmi entry fully compatible with raspberry pi 3 model b? http://www.lg.com/us/monitors/lg-25UM58-P-ultrawide-monitor I ask because monitor's hdmi if of type 2.0 and ...
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Is it safe to use an unpowered HDMI to VGA converter on Raspberry Pi 3?

I know there are a lot of questions similar to mine and this question may be regarded duplicate, but I believe my question is different. As you may know most of questions are concerned about using an ...
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Weird output on 7" HDMI/USB touchscreen

I have an HDMI+USB 7" screen connected to Pi. It gets some data from the Pi, but it displays wrong pixels. The output is not readable at all. The screen does work with another machine. The Pi does ...
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Raspberry pi (running ubuntu 14.04) citrix problem

I have a problem running Citrix receiver on my raspberry pi 2B running Ubuntu 14.04 lxde custom spin off (it litteraly only has the core essentials of LXDE and firefox that's it oh and lightdm) It ...
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Split HDMI output into two adjacent images

I am looking for the possibility to produce a two channel video output with a Raspberry Pi 3. That is, a device that splits the HDMI signal, ideally coming from full HD resolution, into two output ...
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Turning 'tvservice' on and off leaves screen blank

I'm running the Qt5 application on my raspberry pi and I would like to introduce some kind of a power-saving feature. I don't use x11 or wayland, because I don't need it, but I use gles2 (OpenGL for ...
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Tablet PC on Windows 8.1 with hdmi like a screen for raspberry [duplicate]

I have a tablet PC Qumo vega 8008w and I want to use it like a screen for raspberry by using hdmi port, is it possible to do it without disassembling tablet PC only using hdmi port?
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New Raspberry Pi B+ not compatible with Noobs 1.4

I've got an SD card I clone every time I buy new RPi B+ and I use it as a base system with all of the software I need pre-installed and configured. It's built on Noobs 1.4.x. The problem occurred ...
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Unable to get audio through hdmi on my raspberry pi zero

I have already changed the gpu to run at 128, and have changed the hdmi_drive=1,2,3,4, and 5. I am unable to get audio from the test.h264 sample. I am trying to run video through omxplayer but nothing ...
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Adjust brightness of 7 inch Waveshare display

Is it possible to control the brightness or switch on and off the backlight of an Waveshare display via command line or a script? I'm using the 7 inch version (rev2.1) with a resolution of 1024x600 ...
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Is audio via HDMI and line out at the same time possible?

Is it possible to have (the same) audio going through HDMI and the line out on the Pi2 board at the same time? I want to use my Pi2 as a RetroPie station, using HDMI for gaming, so video/audio are in ...
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Video Composite android tv raspberry pi

I downloaded and installed android tv on my raspberry pi (link here) and tuned off the hdmi hot plug but it does not seem to display. what am i doing wrong?
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Connecting a Raspberry Pi 3 to an iMac

I just got my first Raspberry Pi and I was wondering how I can use an iMac as a display for NOOBS. I tried connecting an HDMI cable to the Raspberry Pi and connecting the other side to a Mini Display ...
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How to get rid of this video flickering?

When connecting my RasPio to my tv (rather old, but not tube tv anymore), I get this weird flickering everywhere on the screen where clean, thin lines with big contrast are present (including fonts). ...
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remote desktop control of raspbian “hdmi” desktop

I have a raspberry pi connected to a television screen, via HDMI, and a wired network. I want to connect to, see and remotely control the raspberry pi HDMI desktop from my remote PC. Is this ...
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Temporarily put a Pi into energy efficient mode (disable HDMI, avoid X Windows)

I want to deploy a RPi 3 in quasi-headless mode, i.e. no display attached, with an application running that takes time-lapse photos (with the standard camera module). Power is supplied through a ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 no longer connects to screen

I am the proud owner of a Raspberry Pi 2. I have had it for a while now with no major hiccoughs however today I noticed it no longer connected to my 10yr old TV, via HDMI. I have tested it on another ...
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Can I watch movies with the Rasberry Pi Zero?

I want to make a DIY home-theater system with the Raspberry Zero. My question is will the processor and RAM be enough to play a movie with no problems. (I am planning to use an HDMI cable and an ...
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Portable HDMI audio splitting?

I am using the Raspberry Pi for a portable project which uses headphones. The audio quality from the HDMI output is much better than the built-in audio jack. From what I have seen, this is due to the ...
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Is there a way to shut off power to the HDMI output?

I have a 5" display that runs entirely on the HDMI connection to the Pi, including power. Unfortunately, the display has a backlight which can't be switched off unless it is completely disconnected ...
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T2252MTS Monitor - Stops working after reboot

I have a Raspberry PI setup and want to use a T2252MTS monitor with it. When initially connecting and using the Raspberry PI Model 2B, the monitor works, I have picture. Althogh, after restarting the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Jessie booting, but no HDMI output. Tried most suggestions on the forums

How do I know the PI has booted? I connected my Pi via an RJ45 to my router and was able to SSH into it. What suggestions have I followed? I tried changing the settings in the config.txt. Mixed and ...
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What will I need to make display work with Pi Zero?

At first, sorry for this noob question, I am total newbie in Raspberry and I want to hear from experienced people. I ordered Pi Zero without any accessories and I want to know if I will need some ...
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Connect raspberry pi to ubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently purchased a Raspberry Pi, my Laptop has HDMI port and I have HDMI cable,how do I connect Raspberry Pi to the Ubuntu PC. I connected the Raspberry Pi to PC with Ethernet cable, but ...
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RAW video from PI camera [duplicate]

Does the Raspberry Pi camera perform built-in compression? I am trying to get a RAW video from the Pi camera and feed it into FPGA via HDMI for processing.
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Want only ethernet working, remove all usb and hdmi port

We developed a system, we are delivering it with raspberry PI to client. Our system is like admin panel, so Raspberry pi will work as Local server. For Our code security, we want to remove all USB ...
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What to look for in a large HDMI+USB touchscreen for raspberry pi?

I have been searching quite a bit for a larger (14"+) monitor that has basic out of the box touchscreen capability with the raspberry pi. One that uses USB for the touch connection and preferably HDMI ...
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I get only choppy audio and no video using omxplayer on Raspbian Jessie

I'm trying to play an file720.mkv file to hdmi with omxplayer but I'm getting only choppy audio with no video. omxplayer -g -o hdmi file.720p.HDTV.x264.mkv omxplayer -version omxplayer - ...
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I am very confused about HDMI to VGA converting. Will this cable work?

I have an VGA monitor. I'm looking forward to buy an HDMI to VGA converter, looking like this. But, I have readed on many forums that cable like that won't work or burn my RPi, and some say that it'll ...
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setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank

Since installing the latest build of Raspbian onto my Rasberry Pi 3, I've been getting the following error: setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank setterm: cannot (un)set powersave ...
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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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Raspberry Pi 2 Audio vs Video Clash

So, I'm having an interesting issue. Those of you who have seen me around know that I don't usually use a GUI of any sort with my Pi. However, I recently got another one and decided to make an ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Not outputting sound to DVI TV

I have a DVI to HDMI cable that is connecting a TV to my Raspberry Pi 2. I am just trying to hook up the Raspberry Pi 2 so I can stream videos through OSMC. I have no background on coding or how to ...
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Dual touch screens , one for input and a second for output

I am working on a project where I will need to use two displays. One small touch screen display for easy user input and one HDMI display for video output. So pretty much the user would select an ...
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Is there a way of using both the 7inch touchscreen and a hdmi tv as a dual screen for the pi

Preferably I would like to not have to use more add on kit but will take any ideas.
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Raspberry pi 3 power supply and HDMI

I have a small robot centered around the Raspberry pi 2 driving through a DFRobot Romeo (aka Arduino). When developing I have been drawing power from the USB connections on both the Arduino and ...
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OSMC / Raspberry Pi 2 dual display w/ HDMI and Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 setup with OSMC media center running. It works great. I can use either HDMI or the 7" Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display. With one display or the other it works great! However, ...
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Taskbar has bluish flicker when Pi boots up in 1080p

I am having some problems getting the Pi running at a 1080p res on my new TV (HDMI of course). First of all whenever I edit the config.txt file through my kali laptop, the next time I open it in my ...
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No monitor input using a HDMI to DVI adapter

Did I just buy a crappy HDMI to DVI adapter? Is my monitor too old? It's from, like, 2009, but it has a dvi-d port. The HDMI works fine through all this... I can pull the plug, put it in my TV and RPi ...
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After my Pi boot and enters the desktop, the screen turns blank moments later

My Pi used to work fine. Now every time I turn it on, the screen turns black right after I get a glimpse of the desktop. However, the screen does not enter sleep. The Pi is connected via hdmi to a dvi ...
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Cannot boot raspberry Pi 3 connected to DVI with SDXC class 10 sd card

How do I boot raspberry pi 3 with noobs installed on it. Steps I have done so far. Got NOOBS from the RPi downloads. Samsung EVO 64gb micoSDXC class 10 Formatted the SD card with SDformatter from SD ...
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Detect HDMI and Start GUI

We build an applications that supports a server mode and a GUI mode. Now the XServer and the application should start, if a HDMI Cable is connected otherwise it should only run the server. So whats ...
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Rpi 3B no HDMI output

Recently I've received a RPi 3 - model B on which I installed Raspbian. After configuring the OS and adding some stuff I've shut down the Pi. Next day I took it with me to school, from there on all ...