[SATLUG] HDMI / Sound
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
> 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?
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