DanielT
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No HDMI Output

Fri Nov 23, 2012 6:41 pm

I have looked at the page on http://elinux.org/RPiconfig and have tried 720p combinations for my TV (which I am going to use as a monitor)

When the Pi is turned on, the TV message changes from "Check Signal Cable" to "No Signal". I have tried several configurations but it is not working. Can anyone help?

Im not to technical, so please be clear! :lol:

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Re: No HDMI Output

Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:12 pm


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Re: No HDMI Output

Fri Nov 23, 2012 7:39 pm

First, do you able to see something if you plug the Pi into a monitor first?

Then make sure your tv is configured to take display from hdmi, then only u turn the pi on.

DanielT
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Re: No HDMI Output

Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:47 am

Narf03 wrote:First, do you able to see something if you plug the Pi into a monitor first?

Then make sure your tv is configured to take display from hdmi, then only u turn the pi on.
I have no HDMI monitor so the TV is the only option.
Yes, I've looked and tried the suggestions but none seem to work. Unless I am trying the wrong ones (e.g hdmi_mode=16) but I guess I might have to try each one individually.

The HDMI cable works normally so I can rule that out as the cause

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Re: No HDMI Output

Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:41 pm

"The HDMI cable works normally so I can rule that out as the cause"

I would not be so hasty - There was at least one other person that reported that as well. Make sure the cable is firmly seated. Both ends. And weird as it sounds, switch ends! (ie the end that goes into the TV/Monitor gets moved to the Pi and vice versa) Do you have another cable you can try?
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