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lafjcr 10-04-2007 09:59 PM

Issue connecting laptop to hdtv
 
Hi, can anyone help me?

I'm having problems connecting my laptop that has vga output to my hdtv's hdmi input.

I am using a vga-dvi converter and a dvi-hdmi cable, but when I connect it and change my hdtv source to hdmi, it shows a message "No signal".

I try many attempts changing monitor's resolution, but it shows that error in all resolutions.

Dell Inspiron 1520
Intel Core 2 Duo T7600
2GB RAM
256 MB NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT
15" 1680x1050 XBRITE Screen
23" Samsung LN-T2332H

IndianIdol 11-26-2007 02:31 PM

I bought a new Element 26" HDTV on Black Friday. The native resolution for the TV is 1366 x 768 (16:9). I am trying to connect it to my Dell laptop which is Intel 945 chipset and does not allow me to choose above resolution. What should i do to set the above resolution? I tried PowerStrip but that does not work with Intel graphic cards. Thanks in advance.

Bigloww 11-26-2007 02:37 PM

Try 1024x768 or or 1280x768. They should be an option. See what looks/works best.

Allin4greeN 11-26-2007 05:12 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by IndianIdol (Post 427236)
I bought a new Element 26" HDTV on Black Friday. The native resolution for the TV is 1366 x 768 (16:9). I am trying to connect it to my Dell laptop which is Intel 945 chipset and does not allow me to choose above resolution. What should i do to set the above resolution? I tried PowerStrip but that does not work with Intel graphic cards. Thanks in advance.

I recently ordered my Dell, and just learned that this compatibility issue exists with the nVidia 8600M GT card, also.

I'm hoping there is a driver update in the near future to correct the problem...

tipstir 11-26-2007 09:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by IndianIdol (Post 427236)
I bought a new Element 26" HDTV on Black Friday. The native resolution for the TV is 1366 x 768 (16:9). I am trying to connect it to my Dell laptop which is Intel 945 chipset and does not allow me to choose above resolution. What should i do to set the above resolution? I tried PowerStrip but that does not work with Intel graphic cards. Thanks in advance.

On the DELL and like most laptops you have LCD, Monitor and TV drivers that allow you to switch between the 3 settings plus S-Video out for direct TV or LCD Data Projector. I would first try 800x600 @ 60Hz and see if that works. If that okay then move up to 1024x768 @ 60Hz Check to see if you video onboard on a laptop can support the max resolution if you have one of those laptops that have widescreen format. 1440x900 or less.


Click on start
click on control panel
click on display
click on settings
click on advance

If you have the Intel intergrated graphics then your limited to the range the car can display. Powerstrip can't do anything more that your card and driver will allow.

hvownij 11-28-2007 05:16 PM

I have a philips 32" HDTV and i can get it to display perfect only at 1024x768 any other resolution higher like 720p (1280x720) just makes the screen turn white then just go blank.

Any ideas? Im using a DVI to HDMI adapter and connecting the tv that way to my Radeon 9100 with the latest drivers.

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and I ran moninfo on it and got this...

Monitor
Windows description......... Philips Monitor
Manufacturer description.... Philips FTV
Manufacturer................ Philips
覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧
Plug and Play ID............ PHL0000
Serial number............... n/a
EDID data source............ I2C bus (real-time)
覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧覧
Manufacture date............ 1990
EDID revision............... 1.3
Display type and signal..... Digital
Sync input support.......... n/a
Screen size................. 640 x 360 mm (~30")
Power management............ n/a

Color characteristics
Display gamma............... 2.20
Red chromaticity............ Rx 0.640 - Ry 0.330
Green chromaticity.......... Gx 0.290 - Gy 0.600
Blue chromaticity........... Bx 0.150 - By 0.060
White point (default)....... Wx 0.289 - Wy 0.299

Timing characteristics
VESA GTF support............ Not supported
Horizontal scan range....... 15-50kHz
Vertical scan range......... 48-62Hz
Video bandwidth............. 90MHz
Extension blocks............ 1
Timing recommendation #1.... 1920x540 at 60Hz
Modeline................ "1920x540" 74.250 1920 2008 2052 2200 540 542 547 562 +hsync +vsync
Timing recommendation #2.... 1920x1080 at 30Hz
Modeline................ "1920x1080" 74.250 1920 2008 2052 2200 1080 1084 1094 1124 interlace +hsync +vsync
Timing recommendation #3.... 1280x720 at 60Hz
Modeline................ "1280x720" 74.250 1280 1390 1430 1650 720 725 730 750 +hsync +vsync
Timing recommendation #4.... 720x480 at 60Hz
Modeline................ "720x480" 27.000 720 736 798 858 480 489 495 525 -hsync -vsync
Timing recommendation #5.... 1440x240 at 60Hz
Modeline................ "1440x240" 27.000 1440 1478 1602 1716 240 244 247 262 -hsync -vsync
Timing recommendation #6.... 1440x480 at 30Hz
Modeline................ "1440x480" 27.000 1440 1478 1602 1716 480 488 494 524 interlace -hsync -vsync
Timing recommendation #7.... 720x480 at 60Hz
Modeline................ "720x480" 27.000 720 736 798 858 480 489 495 525 -hsync -vsync
Timing recommendation #8.... 1440x240 at 60Hz
Modeline................ "1440x240" 27.000 1440 1478 1602 1716 240 244 247 262 -hsync -vsync
Timing recommendation #9.... 1440x480 at 30Hz
Modeline................ "1440x480" 27.000 1440 1478 1602 1716 480 488 494 524 interlace -hsync -vsync

Standard timings supported
640 x 480 at 60Hz - IBM VGA
720 x 480 at 60Hz - Philips
800 x 600 at 60Hz - VESA
1024 x 768 at 60Hz - VESA
1280 x 720 at 60Hz - Philips
1440 x 240 at 60Hz - Philips
1440 x 480 at 30Hz - Philips
1920 x 540 at 60Hz - Philips
1920 x 1080 at 30Hz - Philips

Raw EDID base
00: 00 FF FF FF FF FF FF 00 41 0C 00 00 01 01 01 01
10: 00 00 01 03 80 40 24 78 0A E6 92 A3 54 4A 99 26
20: 0F 4A 4C 21 08 00 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 01
30: 01 01 01 01 01 01 01 1D 80 18 71 1C 16 20 58 2C
40: 25 00 80 68 21 00 00 9E 01 1D 00 72 51 D0 1E 20
50: 6E 28 55 00 80 68 21 00 00 1E 00 00 00 FC 00 50
60: 68 69 6C 69 70 73 20 46 54 56 0A 20 00 00 00 FD
70: 00 30 3E 0F 32 09 00 0A 20 20 20 20 20 20 01 9C

Raw EDID extension (CEA-861)
00: 02 03 20 F0 47 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 29 09 1F 07
10: 15 07 50 19 07 86 83 01 00 00 65 03 0C 00 10 00
20: 8C 0A D0 8A 20 E0 2D 10 10 3E 96 00 80 68 21 00
30: 00 18 8C 0A A0 14 51 F0 16 00 26 7C 43 00 80 68
40: 21 00 00 98 8C 0A D0 8A 20 E0 2D 10 10 3E 96 00
50: 90 2C 11 00 00 18 8C 0A A0 14 51 F0 16 00 26 7C
60: 43 00 90 2C 11 00 00 98 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
70: 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 DC

EIA/CEA-861 Information
Revision number............. 3
DTV underscan............... Supported
Basic audio................. Supported
YCbCr 4:4:4................. Supported
YCbCr 4:2:2................. Supported
Native formats supported.... 0
DTV formats supported....... 7

CE standard timings supported
640 x 480p at 59.94/60Hz (4:3) - Default
720 x 480p at 59.94/60Hz (4:3) - EDTV
720 x 480p at 59.94/60Hz (16:9) - EDTV
1280 x 720p at 59.94/60Hz (16:9) - HDTV
1920 x 1080i at 59.94/60Hz (16:9) - HDTV
720 x 480i at 59.94/60Hz (4:3) - Doublescan
720 x 480i at 59.94/60Hz (16:9) - Doublescan

Display adapter
Adapter description......... Auxiliary port
Adapter device ID........... 0x514D1002

tipstir 11-28-2007 05:26 PM

Might want to get a video card that supports HDTV resolutions of 16:9 and the size of your PC input also..

rbinck 11-28-2007 07:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hvownij (Post 429984)
I have a philips 32" HDTV and i can get it to display perfect only at 1024x768 any other resolution higher like 720p (1280x720) just makes the screen turn white then just go blank.

Any ideas? Im using a DVI to HDMI adapter and connecting the tv that way to my Radeon 9100 with the latest drivers.

Suggest making sure the refresh for your video card is set to 60hz not optimum. That should get you [email protected]

Second suggestion would be to get powerstrip and cut and paste the desired modeline from your moninfo.

hvownij 11-29-2007 12:32 PM

ive tried both of your ideas with no success.

powerstrip didn't change a thing :( and i did paste the modeline in and same screen.

1024x768 is the only working one it seems but my xbox 360 has no problem giving my tv 1080 or 720p.


wish there were something else i could do.

tipstir 11-29-2007 04:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hvownij (Post 430995)
ive tried both of your ideas with no success.

powerstrip didn't change a thing :( and i did paste the modeline in and same screen.

1024x768 is the only working one it seems but my xbox 360 has no problem giving my tv 1080 or 720p.


wish there were something else i could do.

These issues do happen..

gtx48 12-08-2007 08:53 AM

hd videos
 
Hey every1, this my first post....yay!

I recently purchase a Sapphire HD 2600 XT, just wanna know if my hdtv will detect my hd videos as HD if i connect it via hdmi.

THX

tipstir 12-09-2007 12:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gtx48 (Post 441476)
Hey every1, this my first post....yay!

I recently purchase a Sapphire HD 2600 XT, just wanna know if my hdtv will detect my hd videos as HD if i connect it via hdmi.

THX

Welcome to High Def Forum :hithere:
It should..

QuantumIguana 01-10-2008 01:34 AM

I have my computer connected to my Insigna 37" LCD HDTV via the VGA port. The problem I have is that there is ghosting, a faint double image. My video card is an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200. Does anyone have any idea what can cause this, and what I can do about it? The resolution I am using is 1360x768.

CCH 02-26-2008 03:26 PM

PC VGA to HDTV DVI-I?
 
Here is my problem. I hope someone here can help me solve it.

I would like to use my 32 Sharp LCD HDTV with my HP Media Center TV PC, which is currently running Windows Media Center XP sp2, but soon to upgrade to Vista Home Premium, see specs below. Because the computer does not have a DVI output, and the TV does not have a VGA/RGB input, I am at a loss.

When I use a VGA cable with a VGA to DVI adapter at the TV side, I get only an intermittent flashing barely recognizable red and green computer screen picture on the set. The input indicator in the upper right corner of the screen says Analog PC Input. When I use a DVI cable with a VGA to DVI adapter at the PC side, I get nothing at all, just black, on the TV screen.

The computer refresh rate is set to 60 Hz and I have been able to use a 16:9 ratio Zenith LCD HDTV (with an RGB input) successfully for the last year.

What is the best solution for me? A new graphics card for the computer? A VGA to DVI converter? Or is there just a setting I am missing? Thanks so much for any help or suggestions!

AQUOS Liquid Crystal Television : Widescreen : LC-32GP1U
HDMI 3 (1080p compatible) 1 side, 2 rear
HD Component Input 2 (1080p compatible) 1 side, 1 rear
DVI-I Input 1 (1080p compatible)
S-Video Input 1
Composite Video Input (A/V) 3 1 side, 2 rear

HP Pavilion Media Center TV m7658n Desktop PC
External I/O ports
Parallel 1
VGA 1
USB 4
1394a 1
LAN 1
SPDIF out (coaxial) 1
SPDIF in 1
Audio (side speaker out, rear speaker out, center speaker out, line-in, line-out, microphone) 1 Each

Expansion slots
PCI 3 (1 available)
PCI Express x16 1 (1 available)

rbinck 02-26-2008 04:36 PM

Probably the easiest way to get your DVI output on the PC is to get a new video card. I just upgraded my HP media PC with a Nvidia 8500 PCIe card from newegg for about $80. It has both a DVI and a HDMI output on the card as well as adapters for VGA and component outputs. It is a low profile card. See: MSI NX8500GT-MTD256EH GeForce 8500GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready Silent Heatsink Video Card - Retail The 8500 comes with all of the hardware accelerators for video to play even Blu-ray and HD DVD material. You might also want to check out a Blu-ray drive for your PC as well.


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