HDMI connection

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JohnF43
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HDMI connection

Postby JohnF43 » Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:50 pm

When I connect to my TV via HDMI lead I do not get any sound only a picture. Why is this & how can I get it to work?

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Re: HDMI connection

Postby MrBob22 » Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:58 pm

We need a lot more information here to help you.
What are your systems specs and what are you connecting to a TV?
If you are connecting a computer to a TV, the DVI output from a computer does not support sound, only video. So a separate connection (eg using RCA cables) would be needed. But I am only guessing here since we dont know what is being connected to what...
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Re: HDMI connection

Postby JohnF43 » Sat Nov 02, 2013 7:07 pm

Thanks for speedy reply.
I am using Asus laptop computer. Trying to use the TV to watch such as BBC iPlayer & other programs such as Africam.
If it is not heresy to mention it this works in Windows!

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Re: HDMI connection

Postby WharfRat » Sat Nov 02, 2013 8:25 pm

John,

Did you check sound preferences :?:
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Re: HDMI connection

Postby JohnF43 » Sun Nov 03, 2013 7:34 am

It was as simple as that! Although I didn't realise that the HDMI lead had to be connected in order to configure it.
Many thanks.


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