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Is there an HDMI voice-activated device that can play Spotify?

I have an older sound system in my living room and I'm looking for a voice activated spotify player that wont require me to have my TV on or use my phone. I want to de-screen as much as possible and I ...
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Will HDMI switch work on a higher frequency than claimed, if the resolution is lower?

I have an HDMI monitor running at 1920x1080 74.97 Hz. This HDMI switch supports 4k@60hz. Will it work with my monitor? The frequency is below mine, but the resolution of my monitor is below 4K. I ...
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Universal Docking Station

I am a software developer that is once in a while working from home and of course I dont want to have double the peripherals on my desk so I use a kvm switch. Now my company doesn't want to buy a ...
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I am looking for a VGA to HDMI adapter which also works in the BIOS

I have bought a (active) BENFEI VGA to HDMI adapter for 13€ on Amazon. It works well when I am in Windows. But it doesn't work when I am in the BIOS. It seems to be a common issue with such adapters. ...
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HDMI EDID Emulator that supports ultrawides?

I need either, An HDMI passthrough providing EDID emulation that supports ultrawide resolutions like 5120x1440. A programmable HDMI passthrough that provides EDID Emulator that I can set the EDID ...
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Trustworthy USB and HDMI Manufacturers?

Undoubtedly, we've all encountered the frustrating scenario of surfing through the sea of replica / knockoff products on Amazon and similar marketplaces; in my personal experience, particularly for ...
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Adapter to connect old laptops into thunderbolt display/usb

Normally, searching for Thunderbolt adapters, we get things doing A thunderbolt on input. An USB and HDMI output. Thus, we can connect a thunderbolt laptop to a HDMI monitor and USB keyboard. What I ...
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Hdmi to Display Port connection

I'm looking for a way to connect my MacBook Pro with one cable to my monitor. On Monitor side, only available port is Display Port. Currently I'm using 2 cables - one is connecting computer directly ...
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Can't get two 4k ultrawide displays to work on PC

I'm trying to connect two 4k ultrawide monitors to my PC for multi-display extended desktop setup, but I can't get the other monitor to work. My mobo has 1x DVI-D 1x D-Sub and 1x HDMI outputs. Both ...
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Connect several computers to several monitors

I want to connect several computers (like desktop and notebook) to several monitors to have a big desktop on both. What hardware device do I need? If I connect a HTMD/USBC "joiner" which has ...
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USB stick for HDMI input

Looking for a cable for my HDMI port to use as a USB
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Looking for HDMI splitter for two monitors that allow extending Windows desktop

I have a Windows 10 desktop computer with a GPU that has HDMI output I have two 4k monitors I would like to connect two monitors to the same HDMI output on my desktop GPU I need to be able to ...
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Connecting 2 monitors to my lap top, best options

I have a lap top Asus ROG and these 2 LG monitors and I'm trying to connect them in the best possible way. If I'm not mistaken, since my lap top can only go to 120Hz, I assume I can't use the whole ...
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Are ferrite cores / ferrite bead recommended on mini DP to VGA / DVI / HDMI adapters?

Near plugs of VGA or DVI cables is often a "plastic" cylinder containing ferrite to protect the signal from interferences. These are called "ferrite cores", "ferrite beads&...
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Thunderbolt 3 to triple HDMI

My notebook (Dell Precision 5520) has Thunderbolt 3. Thunderbolt 3 provide 40Gbps (double the speed of Thunderbolt 2). In terms of video it has 8 lanes of DisplayPort 1.2 (High Bit RTE 2 (HBR2) and ...
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Will a 4k monitor work with an old graphics card that does not support 4k?

I'm thinking of getting a new 4k monitor to replace my current 1080p FHD monitor. I usually use my monitor with my personal and work laptops, both of which support 4k. However, I have an old desktop ...
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HDMI Capture Card with pass through resolution higher than 4K

I have a Mac with an external monitor, I have it running at: Resolution: 6016 x 3384 UI Looks like: 3008 x 1692 @ 60.00Hz I have an HDMI capture card (it's actually a little external USB box) but it ...
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HDMI input to USB output converter [closed]

I have a dock station with USB C. I want to connect it, only for the video, to my old PC that has a HDMI. So, my PC is HDMI and it is the input for the USB C that is the output (and that is then ...
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4K Stereoscopic 3D TV Set

In my recreational time, I consider myself a "prosumer". I like making and watching videos and movies, and I'm considering upgrading my FullHD home theater system. I've seen options such as ...
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I want a 4k monitor slicer into 4 1080p monitors

I searched everywhere and the closest I found was QuadHead2Go which is an overkill and too expensive... this is a sketch I made: Question I made with a sketch on reddit So if anyone has any idea of a ...
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Three monitors connected to a PC and also to a laptop, so I can switch between them

Is there a device that would allow me to connect monitors to two monitors/HDMI, which will allow me to switch between the source? Similar to this UGREEN USB Switch Selector (https://www.amazon.com/...
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Display broken - what kind of USB-VGA/HDMI DisplayAdapter works with WIN 10 on Asus ZenBOOK UX390UAK

I want to save my SSD of my Asus Zenbook UX390UAK but my Display does not work anymore. Is there a DisplayUSB-Adapter without need of 3rd-party Driver and works Plug&Play with WIN 10. If this ...
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Are there any adapters for ribbon cable to HDMI?

I have a JVC - LT-40CA790 Android TV 40" Smart Full HD LED TV with Google Assistant. Which has a broken screen but everything else seems to work I think like the audio, not sure bout the rest. I ...
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Is it possible to charge with USB-C PD, run 4k@60hz with HDMI, and run 3 USB 2.0 from a single USB-C hub?

I'm having 2 workstations, 3 laptops. Got bored of plugging in-out all the cables every time I switch laptops/workstations. My plan is to just buy 2 hubs for the 2 workstations, and I only have to ...
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Cable Recommendation, Games Stuck at 30 FPS on External Monitor ! Needs Advice

Hello Everyone I hope you are in the best of your health in this pandemic. I recently bought a gaming monitor for my work as well as for the little gaming that I do. I have connected my laptop to my ...
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3-Monitor/3 Comptuter Complex Setup Help

I'm trying to optimize my hardware setup in my home office, and I'd really like to have something like this setup: I'm not sure how to accomplish this, if it's even possible. All of the arrows show ...
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USBc 2.0 vs USBc 3.x alternate mode

Hi all I have the following question: I want a tablet for presentations on external monitors. Does the tablet need USBc 2 or higher USBc 3.x to make an adapter cable work from the tablets USBc to an ...
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How can a sound bar play sound with single optical ports multiple devices?

I want to keep hold of my current 42” smart hd tv for now and buy a 4K / blu ray / 3D / hdr player and a sound bar. My tv has an audio optical input. My blu ray player has an audio optical output ...
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Tablet with HDMI output recommendations

Are there any tablets that have an upscaled 1080p HDMI output to a 1080p resolution screen? The intended use is for playing private videos from a tablet to a TV.
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Streaming device without HDMI?

I hope that fits in this Exchange as it specifically deals with a hardware problem. That out of the way: My current TV is working properly except of all the HDMI slots. It’s not changeable and even if ...
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Recommendation of a usb-c docking station for a MacBook pro, an ASUS Zenscreen MB16ACM and a HDMI monitor?

I have a MacBook pro which has 2 thunderport 3 ports. It connects to a HDMI monitor via HDMI cable, an ASUS ZenScreen MB16ACM which connects via usb-c. I want to use the ZenScreen in portrait mode so ...
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Nivdia graphic card no larger than 125mm supporting ray tracing which can work with pcie gen 3.0 and with dvi or hdmi video output

It s well known that graphic cards don t respect pcie standard size. And I just figured out that it can matter the $$ way. Well at least with that too large by 1 or 2 cm (whether considering the space ...
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Does anyone know of an HDMI splitter that strips HDCP 2.2?

I am working on a project that requires the use of an HDMI USB capture device, but because of HDCP 2.2, all captured video is just showing up black. I have read that some HDMI splitters can strip HDCP ...
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Way to record / capture HDMI and composite signals?

I'd like to record both HDMI and composite signals, in that it records the audio and video to a device for retrieval later without any computer connection required. Is there any available hardware ...
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Large monitor for two notebooks (WinPC and Macbook Pro)

I have two notebooks, one is Win10 PC (HDMI), second is Macbook Pro 15 Retina 2015 (HDMI, and two Thunderbolt 2's port). Please recommend: one big monitor (30", 32" or biggest) with the ...
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RGB bias lighting with HDMI passthru for ultrawide monitor

I'm looking into bias lighting for behind my monitor. I would prefer a device that has HDMI passthru since I plug in a few different devices (laptop, Nintendo Switch, etc.). The monitor is 2560x1080. ...
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USB switch for monitors

I have a notebook PC with 2 micro-USB Type C ports and no other video output, and a PC with DVI and HDMI. I have two other monitors, both of them have HDMI, DVI, and VGA ports, and if I recall ...
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4K KVM desktop switch with DisplayPort

I wanted to upgrade my old Aten CS1794 KVM switch to something that supports 4K and DisplayPort for a long time, but couldn't find something that fits my needs the way the CS1794 did when I bought it ...
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HDMI cable randomly stops producing picture

I have an 24" HPes which I'm trying to connect to my Acer Aspire e5-575g(e15). The monitor worked fine for a couple of weeks, but sometimes would stop projecting picture. By this I mean that on an ...
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Single Board Windows PC with 4K HDMI input and 4K Output

I would like to run a multimedia windows application to run on a compact single board computer. Here are the requirements: 4K@30fps HDMI input 4K@30fps HDMI output 2 USB 3.0 Windows OS Powerful ...
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Dock recommendation for Macbook Thunderbolt2 and Dell Thunderbolt 3 laptops

I'm looking for a dock that will allow my gf and I to connect 2 HDMI monitors and 2 USB mouse/keyboard devices to both a Macbook Air (2015) with thunderbolt 2 and a modern dell laptop with thunderbolt ...
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DP/HDMI to USB frame grabber internal cards

The requirement is a HDMI to USB frame grabber internal card or a DisplayPort to USB frame grabber internal. So far I have found DP/HDMI to PCIe frame grabber internal cards. http://www.unigraf-china....
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Independent Portable 4K Capture Device that Records a 4K 60fps to SD or MicroSD

I'm having difficulty finding a Independent Portable 4K Capture Device that Records at 4K 60fps to SD or MicroSD. By independent, I mean it does not require a computer; it is its own computer by ...
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Single board computer or system on module under 100$ that can handle 4k HDMI in + out

I'm looking for a single board computer or system on module that can handle simultaneous 4k HDMI input and output (optimally at 60hz).
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Should choose 32Inch or 27Inch for 2K WQHD PC Monitor?

I going to buy a Monitor, this gonna be my first monitor so I plan to get a monitor that could output Above Average Visual Experience. Main Requirements: 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440 Resolution) Refresh ...
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Tablet OLED with HDMI-INPUT?

Is there any? Quite hard to search on google and shopping sites IMO. I need this tablet to have an OLED screen for maximum contrast quality. It needs to have an HDMI-IN connection, so I can plug ...
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Can the HDMI input of the Dell monitor U3219Q handle a 4k@60fps input signal?

I'm search for a monitor that can handle an input signal of 4k at 60fps, over its HDMI input. I've found the Dell Ultrasharp U3219Q that have a HDMI port. As you can see in its online manual, page 14 ...
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HDMI/DP PC to USB-C Thunderbolt 3 Monitor

This is 2019. Is there any adapter that can display the video signal of a HDMI/DP device like a tv-box, PC or Notebook to a thunderbolt 3 Display? The other way around doesn't count. Edit: Delock ...
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Way to send a 1080p 60Hz ʜᴅᴍɪ signal over a floor with the same loss level as a 6 meter cable?

The task sounds simple the aim is to send an ʜᴅᴍɪ signal from computer to large ᴛᴠ where the 2 can’t fit in the same room at the same time… There’s 7 meters air gap between the 2 devices… and a ...
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Seamless HDMI switch (2 or more inputs, 1 output) that doesn't disconnect the inactive source

I am looking for a switch to instantly choose between two HDMI sources (both 1080p60) and display the chosen feed as the output to another HDMI port. The important part, however, is that the switching ...
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