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HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a widely used interface for transmitting audio and video signals between devices and displays.

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Connecting Intel 13" MacBook Pro with 27" 1440p monitor by HDMI

I have 13" Intel MacBook Pro (2020) Two Thunderbolt 3 model. Now I want to buy a 27" 1440p monitor. I also have Apple USB C Multiport Adapter (HDMI version). Will I get 60Hz with it? I heard ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) be connected to two monitors at the same time? (Through one USB-C port)?

I would like to connect my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) to 2 screens simultaneously. I've seen people using two Multi-Ports/Adapters/Hubs connecting them to 2 different USB-C inputs, but I only ...
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Change display arrangement in OS X/macOS programmatically using USB-C/HDMI port number

Every time I turn my computer from sleep the display arrangement changes randomly. I have tried all these solutions from this post but they don't work for me because the persistent/contextual IDs keep ...
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Can my Macbook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) output 4K resolution content to my TV/Monitor via a HDMI cable?

I have a MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, 2017) and obviously my screen resolution is not 4K, but what I'd like to know is if that limits the ability to stream my screen at a higher resolution on a higher ...
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third monitor doesn't display until restart

I'm using my MacBook Pro in clamshell mode with 3 external monitors attached via HDMI to Lightning / USB-C dongles. Generally, this works pretty well, except whenever I disconnect all the monitors to ...
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After MacBook is connected to TV through HDMI, the audio output device is restricted to TV speaker only when playing video on Apple TV app

The version of macOS is Monterey. Audio output device for other applications can be changed as expected. I can change it to built-in speaker, earphone, etc. However, when it turns to Apple TV app, the ...
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Use of 2nd monitor as 2nd screen of iPad when using HDMI out

I have an iPad 8 connected to a monitor via the Apple HDMI cable and 3rd party HDMI cable, its working great, but now I’m wondering if it’s possible to use the 2nd monitor not to mirror the display as ...
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External monitor not working with hdmi - display port adapter

I have an external LG monitor that I used to use with my previous computer (Macbook Pro 2012) by using a Display Port - Mini Display Port cable. Recently I got an M1 Macbook Pro (M1 Max chip, running ...
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MBP M1 using HDMI output locks AVR to multi-channel PCM regardless of input source

I’m having a sound/MIDI issue between my MBP M1 and my Pioneer VSX-LX503 AVR. When outputting sound using a MFi approved Belkin Thunderbolt 3 adaptor to HDMI, my receiver locks the input as multi-...
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MBP Screen flickers only when not connected to an external display

My Mid-2014 Retina Macbook Pro with GT750M has recently developed a fault where the screen will start to flicker -- two images of the display, offset by half the width of the screen (the exact offset ...
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MacBook Pro 2018 15" unable to push 4k60hz to external display (Hisense R7G5 - capable of 4k60hz)

Like so many others, I've plugged my 2018 MBP into my TV's HDMI 2.0 port (no DP or USB-C ports on my TV) using a USB-C hub, and it only will display as 4k30hz. My mouse movements are choppy and it's ...
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Sleep broken on a late 2021 MacBook Pro M1 when connected to external hdmi monitor

Using macOS 12.2.1 on a MacBook Pro M1 while connected to an external monitor breaks sleep mode. On Linux / Windows I expect the sleep mode to power off both my laptop screen and my external monitor ...
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MacBook Pro 2015 does not output video via HDMI or MiniDisplay port

Problem I have a 2015 MacBook Pro. I also have a JVC television with an HDMI port. When I connect the two via an HDMI cable, the laptop appears to recognize that I've connected to another display (the ...
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Can I use a Mac Mini with a HDMI switch?

I’ve been trying to use a HDMI switch to use both my work computer and personal computer (Mac Mini 2011) on the same screen. However when I have both laptops and the switch plugged into the screen, I ...
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Running three displays on 2020 M1 Mac Mini [duplicate]

I have an M1 Mac Mini and I am trying to run three displays. I have two USB-C adaptors that I used on my MacBook Pro. I can not get the third display to turn on. The main display is on my HDMI port, ...
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Make macOS believe that a screen is connected, always

I have a laptop with macOS Monterey (12.1) with an external screen. I only ever use this laptop connected to this screen, but I take it off every day after work. I also use Yabai, a tiling window ...
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How do I make my display automatically mirror my mac's screen?

(I actually have a capture card, but capture cards are essentially virtual monitors.) I'm trying to mirror my mac on a "display" so I can record it for further reference. I noticed in ...
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Why is my cable not working?

I recently got a new, long Thunderbolt to HDMI cable to play films on my projector from my Mac Mini. However, I cannot get the new cable to work on my Mac Mini. I checked and the Thunderbolt port of ...
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Gamer Monitors Not Working Properly with Mac Mini Late 2018

I have a 2018 Mac Mini Late and for a few years I have noticed strange behavior on monitors. When I turn on the monitor and then the Mac, the monitor displays "No Signal" messages as if the ...
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Macbook M1 (2020 13.3) is it possible to connect 2 external monitors not through same dock? [closed]

Is it possible to connect 2 external monitors not through one docking station? I have a Macbook Pro M1 - 2020 - 13.3, trying to connect 2 screens: LG 29'' WIDESCREEN Dell U2719D - via DisplayLink ...
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Underscan on external display - help

I just got a Dell P2422H display, and when I first plugged it into my m1 MacBook Air , it all worked seamless, but after my Mac went to sleep and I woke it up later, my external display started ...
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My macbook pro only detects both external screens as one [duplicate]

I'm having issues connecting two external screens on my Macbook Pro 13" from 2020 The thing is that I have two usb hubs: AYCLIF ( details on this link ) which has: 2 x HDMI and a VGA adapter ...
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No signal to external monitor until after login (Mac Mini 2018)

I have a mac mini 2018. My old apple monitor (connected via USB-C using a USB-C-to-thunderbolt adaptor) worked fine but eventually died. Then I bought a new monitor that connects via HDMI. It works ...
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How do I reset/clear my external display settings(refresh rate)

I set my external display's refresh rate from 60Hz to 25Hz(In the state of closing the MBP). Then when I connect my external monitor, the external monitor shows that the input is not supported.Since ...
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Using cables, how do I mirror my macbook's screen onto an iPhone screen?

It's nice that I can mirror my iPhone onto my Macbook using a simple lighting to USB-whatever cable, then open Quicktime but what about the inverse of this? I want to simply record my mac's screen ...
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How to send multichannel PCM audio from a Mac to an AVR receiver with HDMI?

I’ve been investigating if (or when) there might be a way to send 12 channels of PCM audio from a Mac to an AVR without the need for a hardware audio interface, and specifically via HDMI. While I’ve ...
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Possible to run two displays off a single USB-C port?

I currently have two external monitors hooked up to my Macbook pro. One is connected using an HDMI -> USB-C cable and the other is plugged into a USB-C Hub that has a number of ports including an ...
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Macbook External Display Goes Black After 10 seconds when using an HDMI Splitter

I am using a MacBook Pro 13" M1 2020, running Big Sur 11.5.1. I am trying to connect an external display with a USB C -> HDMI cable. When connected directly everything works perfectly, however ...
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Use HDMI-out on Windows to drive old 30" (Dual-link DVI) Apple monitor

I have an AMD Ryzen (TUF Gaming) Windows 10 laptop with a Geforce card and HDMI output. Try what I may, it fails to drive a decade-old 30" dual-link DVI Apple monitor. My current setup uses two ...
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Best port to connect Macbook Pro's USB C port to external monitor

What's the preferred external monitor port to connect a Macbook Pro with USB C ports only (a 2019 Macbook 16) if the monitor doesn't have USB C ports? I read that USB C natively carries data in ...
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Impossible to use two HDMI displays with one Thunderbolt 2 connector?

So I have an old MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2014) and by reading the official Apple support page I've concluded that it is not possible to connect two (non-thunderbolt) screens through the single ...
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Why can I do 4K@60Hz over HDMI on some monitors but not others?

I have a new M1 MacBook Pro 14". I also have two 4K monitors. One is a 32" Samsung S32R750UEN bought about two years ago. The other is a 28" Samsung LU28E570DS bought two days ago. The ...
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How many monitors can my 27" 2019 iMac support? [duplicate]

I've got a 2019, 27" iMac Retina 5k with 8GB RAM and a Radeon Pro 570x with 4GB RAM. Currently, I've got two Thunderbolt 3 -> HDMI adapters plugged in, and I'm running those to TVs at 720p ...
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Macbook Pro (Mid 2012) stopped detecting external Monitor since the upgrade to OS X 10.15.7

Macbook Pro (Mid 2012) model suddenly stopped detecting any external Monitors immediately after the recent OS X Upgrade to 10.15.7. Currently I'm using Mini Display Port to HDMI Female Adapter and ...
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5.1 audio from MBP USB-C to HDMI

I am struggling to get surround sound from my 2020 MacBook Pro (Intel version). I also have a 2015 MBP that has an HDMI port which I connect to my Denon AVR and it gives me glorious Dolby/DTS 5.1 ...
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Max framerate output of Ipad Mini 2019

I'm planning on streaming games through Ipad Mini 2019. I'll be using a Lightning Digital AV Adapter and a Capture Card. Apple says it can output at 1080p resolution but doesn't specify the framerate. ...
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Charge 2017 13" Macbook air through Thunderbolt 2 port, while connecting display

I currently have a 2017, 13" Macbook Air, and have been looking to buy a monitor to have at home. Is there a product that would allow me to power my computer, while connecting an external monitor ...
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How to prevent MacOS from sleeping when sound is playing

I have a mac mini (2020) which is connected to an external (Samsung) TV using HDMI cable. If video is playing, the mac mini never goes to sleep - as expected, BUT if only sound is playing it does (e.g....
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Why is there a brightness difference between usb-c/display port and HDMI on M1 Mac?

I'm one of the lucky few (for now;) owning a brand new MacBook Pro M1 Pro. I've used a MBP 2017 till now and had it connected to my LG 38" display every day via usb-c. Today I connected my new ...
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How can I push 4K @ 60Hz from 2016 MacBook Pro?

I have a late 2016 MacBook Pro 15" connected to a Dell S2721QS 4K monitor via a Wavlink WL-UMD502 docking station and a HDMI 2.0 cable. I am attempting to power 4K at 60Hz, but macOS seems to be ...
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How can I use the Built-in display as the primary monitor, and a projector (via HDMI) as secondary?

I have a Mac mini which has no display which I connect to it by sharing the screen to my laptop. The Mac mini runs apps which controls my live show's backing tracks, lights and video. The video ...
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Low saturation and blurred fonts when using a 60Hz adapter vs a 30Hz adapter

I have a MacBook Pro 16", 2019. I recently bought a new screen (LG 27GP950) which I connected using an HDMI cable through a USB-C -> HDMI adapter. It worked fine, but the adapter was capped to ...
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Spark destroys Thunderbolt & HDMI ports (and more)

I was trying to connect two external monitors to my Macbook (model A1502, EMC 2835 - early 2015). The first monitor I connected via HDMI cable to the HDMI port. It worked OK. Then I switched on the ...
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Amazon Prime Video HDCP error using Dell monitor

My setup is as follows: MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2017, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) running macOS Catalina Dell U2720Q monitor Monitor is connected to MacBook Pro using CableMatters USB-C to DisplayPort ...
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MacBook Pro mouse pauses every 1.5 seconds with external monitors

I have two Samsung QHD 27" monitors plugged into my 2019 MacBook Pro 16", but noticed that when moving the mouse, the mouse cursor gets stuck around every 1.5 seconds. This is extremely ...
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No display after waking Mac up with external monitor connected

When my 2019 MBP goes to sleep with an external monitor connected and I wake it back up, it frequently shows no display on both the Macbook display and the external display. The touch bar wakes up and ...
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External Monitor Connecting Issues

MacBook Pro 2017: (operating MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 {I downgraded as I heard Sierra works better than the latest system} -Monitor: Samsung lc24f396fhuxen (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Samsung-LC24F396FHUXEN-...
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How do I connect a Cintiq 13HD graphic tablet to my Late 2015 iMac?

I have just purchased second hand a Cintiq graphics tablet and am having trouble finding info on how best to connect to my Late 2015 iMac. Wacom states that all Cintiq models are compatible with Mac ...
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Faint horizontal static on external displays over HDMI

Hardware : Intel MacBook Pro 13 2020 with 4 TB3 Ports 2 Dell S2421HN External Monitors Purgo Dual HDMI USB C Hub Link HDMI Cables that came with monitor Software : MacOS Big Sur 11.5.1 Issue : I am ...
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which monitors for 2018 mac mini [closed]

I have a 2018 mac mini. 2.6GHz dual core Intel Core i5 (up to 3.1GHz when using Turbo Boost) 8GB 1,600MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM 1TB Serial ATA drive (5,400rpm) Intel Iris Graphics I haven't used mac in 20 ...
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