[SATLUG] HDMI / Sound

T B rudebags at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 25 20:51:24 CDT 2013


I run dvi to hdmi (vidi) & audio out to rca (sound)  

you may even have a vga to vga depending on your card and monitor

Hdmi to dvi
http://www.monoprice.com/mobile/Product/Details/2404?mainCategoryId=102&categoryId=10231&subCategoryId=1023104 


> To: satlug at satlug.org
> From: jm603 at jagmail.southalabama.edu
> Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:54:08 -0500
> Subject: [SATLUG] HDMI / Sound
> 
> I have an old XP/Mint tower (love MINT)  that works great for what I
> need.  I just got a new monitor/TV with more input/output options that I
> have ever seen before.  I am using it solely for the purpose of a
> computer monitor.  I would like to get sound to come out of the monitor
> instead of my $10 speakers.  Not that the sound coming from the $10
> speakers is bad, but they take up space on my desk. 
> 
> >From what I have Googled, I am under the impression that I can not get
> sound directly from my current sound card into the monitor.  I saw a
> couple of different (convoluted) setups involving multiple adapters.  It
> appears that to get sound directly from my computer to the monitor, I
> need to purchase a new audio? video? card with an HDMI plug. 
> 
> 1)  Is the presumption that I need to purchase a new card correct?
> 2)  Any suggestions for (cheap version) of such fore mentioned card? 
> 
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
> Michael
> 
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