Why wont an HDMI cable play audio on a tv?

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If the HDMI source is setup to output multi-channel audio and the TV is stereo then no audio will be heard. Simply set the source to output 2-channel PCM over its HDMI connection
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Does optical need to be hooked to receiver as the HDMI cable to tv?

Answer . Depends on the receiver. Some models have just a pass thru feature and connot decode the audio portion of the HDMI signal, and therefore will need a digital audio cable to get sound.. Some receivers can decode the audio, so you will need to consult your manual to see what they say. If (MORE)

Is the HDMI cable really needed for the Apple TV?

\nNo. Standard audio video cable connections work as well if not better, which is important given that most receivers and TVs have limited HDMI ports, which are usually maxed out by DVD, TV and PVRs

Do you need a HDMI cable to play PS3 on a HD TV?

In order for the PS3 to work best on a HDTV you need to have or purchase either an HDMI or a component AV cable and connect the PS3 to the HDTV. The PS3 will play on a HDTV when it is connected with the AV cable that was provided, but it will not be in HD

Can you record tv with only an HDMI cable?

In theory if your recording device has an HDMI input port, then it could because High Definition Media Interconect (HDMI) is a high speed digital link that carries both audio and video data.. In practice, as far as I know, no TiVo, DVD, or BluRay recorder has an HDMI input. In every case the HDMI p (MORE)

How do you get audio via HDMI to your receiver if your using the HDMI to send video to your tv?

I take it you are using your laptop to watch DVD etc on your HD TV. I had the same problem where the sound was coming out my laptop. I solved this by going in to the sound options on my computer (which you can access in your control panel) then set your sound default as HDMI. This should solve the p (MORE)

Is it vital to have a high speed HDMI cable for your HD TV?

\nThere are several different specifications for HDMI and more will follow in the future. Each of the specifications provide for certain data rates and the higher the data rate, the higher the resolution can be. HDMI cables are also rated for different data rates. However, it is not quite as simp (MORE)

Are HDmi cables needed to watch HD tv?

With all domestic equipment on sale now, HDMI cables are needed to watch HD content from external receivers or Bluray players. Although early HD televisions had HD analog component inputs, they won't be found on new equipment. HDMI supports a copy protection system known as HDCP. This prevents the (MORE)

Why audio is not coming in TV when laptop is connected with HDMI cable?

Computers are increasingly using digital video instead of VGA. Many computers now have a DVI connector in addition to \nthe standard VGA connector. DVI carries digital video and happens to be the same signal format as used in HDMI cables. Using a DVI to HDMI cable allows most modern televisions t (MORE)

Will an inferior HDMI cable cause problem for my TV?

Because HDMI carries digital data, any cable will carry the data as well as any other. The digital interface means that the data is recovered by the receiver with no loss whatsoever. If a cable is so poor that it won't carry the data well enough for the receiver to recover it, there will be no pict (MORE)

Why wont your blu ray with HDMI to dvi cable play on your dvi monitor?

HDMI and DVI are compatible connectors for video signals. There are two small but important differences. First, DVI does not carry audio whereas HDMI includes it as part of the interface. Second, and most important, is that HDMI supports HDCP, an encoding system to prevent signals being copied. (MORE)

Can you use HDMI cables for normal tv?

Almost all modern televisions have an HDMI port built in. It normally suggests that the television is HD ready but there are examples of televisions that will only handle SD signals but still have HDMI inputs. As the cost of HD televisions continues t drop, the number of SD televisions being produce (MORE)

Can you use standard cables with an HDMI TV?

Yes, believe it or not, you can use regular coax cable, s-video, etc to connect to your HD TV. Picture quality won't be so great but it will work. HDMI or component cables give the best PQ. There is one difference between HDMI and component that you may want to know about. Some DVD players will u (MORE)

Do you have to have a HDMI cable to play on the PS3 and if not what does it do?

No, you don't need a HDMI cable for your PS3. this feature is optional. What it does is it increases the resolution of your PS3 meaning you get better graphics. The HDMI cable allows the the HDTV and the PS3 to sync and also provides a single plug hookup with the PS3. The higher resolution can al (MORE)

What does a HDMI audio and video cable do?

HDMI is a type of video interface developed to carry high definition video signals. Additionally, HDMI will support standard definition video and carries audio as part of the signal. The cable provides a convenient method of carrying video, audio and control signals between devices without the need (MORE)

Your ps3 wont play with regular rca cables but will play with the HDMI cable how can you get it to work with the rca cables?

Why would you want to when the RCA cable is only for 480i picture and the HDMI is for HDTV. If your TV can work with the HDMI cables then it is a HDTV and the will not provide the same results with an RCA connection. Anyway the HDMI cable is capable of sync and can adjust the setting and automatical (MORE)

Why does my dvi to HDMI cable zoom my rear projection TV?

DVI and HDMI are compatible interfaces for video (DVI does not carry audio so they are not fully compatible). The signals carry data that identifies the image format and size so the display can properly re-size the image to fit the screen. In this instance, it appears that the image size is not bei (MORE)

Does HDMI cable carry video and audio?

HDMI is a connector standard designed fo rboth HD and SD video. It will carry both audio and video signals within the cable so it provides a single cable interface between equipment. It might be worth mentioning that DVI, the digital computer display interface that is gaining popularity is compatib (MORE)

How do you hook up turtle beach x 11 designed for xbox360 to home theater system all of my HDMI cables run to the receiver then 1 HDMI cable runs to the tv how do you route audio to your X11?

I recently purchased the X11 headset I also have the same system hook up with hdmi through an av receiver. I have plugged the headphones directly onto the headphone jack on my receiver, i can then use them on all sources into my receiver, not just the 360. I then run the usb to the 360 for power and (MORE)

How can you connect your ps3 to your samsung home theater and to your tv using HDMI cables and will my tv handle HDMI cables if my tv is 720p?

If your HDTV does not have a HDMI input you need either a component or S video cable also designed for the PS3 and purchased from a store like Target or Target.com. That cable has a connection for the PS3 on one side and a connection for your HDTV input on the other side and could cost $25. Some hom (MORE)

Can you use a HDmi cable on a HD ready tv?

You look at the back of a HDTV or HD ready TV to determine what input plugs exist. You can also use the owners manual. Normally an HD ready TV is an older model that does not have an HD turner for the HD Television broadcasts and does mot has HDMI inputs and instead has the 5 RCA Plug component conn (MORE)

Is a HDMI cable on every tv?

Every modern LCD or plasma television made in the last 5 years has HDMI. The first televisions to have HDMI were introduced in 2003.

Who have the best HDMI cable for your tv?

You can get some good cables but you can also pay a lot more money that you need to for a HDMI cable. Shopkeeprs will try to sell you a £50 cable when you only need a £10 one, just because they get a large cut, more than by selling the TV itself!

Why wont your ps3 show up on the tv after you used the HDMI cable?

Because you need to turn your HDTV to the HDMI that was the one the PS3 was plugged into much like you switch a TV so it will pick up a cable box or DVD player signal instead of the TV antenna Then you can see the PS3 on your HDTV and set the Sync controls for your HDMI. When the sync is on it will (MORE)

What is a good flat screen tv which has a HDMI cable and is cheap?

Most all flat screen TVs have HDMI ports nowadays, as long as the tv is 720p or 1080p (it will say on the box) it will have one. Typically Samsung is the best LCD TV and Panasonic is the best Plasma TV, but Sharp and LG are probably the best cheap TVs that will still look good. If you really want a (MORE)

Does HDMI cable carry audio to tv monitors?

Yes. It HDMI stands for High Definition Multi-Input. It uses audio and video. For more information, search http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Does_hdmi_cable_carry_video_and_audio .

When using HDMI cables why wont the sound go from Toshiba ultrabook to tv?

There has been a trend in recent years for computers to use digital video outputs such as DVI. As laptops become smaller, DVI connectors have been replaced by HDMI connectors which are essentially a compatible interface. The difference is that DVI has no support for sound whereas HDMI carries sound (MORE)

Can I use HDMI cable for TV to TV connect?

Generally, televisions only have HDMI inputs. If there is an HDMI output, it may be possible to connect it to the input of another television although HDMI outputs from televisions are frequently limited in their functionality. Check the manual of the television for confirmation of the capabilitie (MORE)

How do I fix the audio settings for my HDMI TV?

I'm having a little trouble with my HDMI settings. No matter howmany cables I use or what I try to change, the TV simply refuses toplay the sound. I know it can play sound through the HDMI set up soit's not a matter of the audio being broken (I hope). I had thesame issue with an ouya (that has a sor (MORE)

Do I need a HDMI cable to watch Netflix on a smart TV?

That depends on your hardware configuration. Some smart TV's comewith an inbuilt Netflix app. If this is the case with yours thenyou will not need anything but a Netflix account. If your Netflixis being streamed to your TV from an external device then an HDMIcable will be needed to connect this devi (MORE)