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#228712 18-Jan-2018 20:20
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Can anyone advise?

 

I am confused by the resolution required by a computer monitor to show an HDMI screen coming from my Yamaha Receiver.

 

 

 

This screen shows an HDMI image:

 

https://www.cnet.com/products/dell-ultrasharp-u2412m/review/

 

 

 

 

Resolution:

 

 

1,920x1,200 pixels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I tried another monitor screen, if memory serves, with higher res and it did not show an image.

 

 

 

What is the resolution required for HDMI/DVI image to display from my HT receiver?

 

 

 

With thanks!

 

 


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  #1942158 18-Jan-2018 20:38
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You've already answered the question - the monitor accepts 1920 x 1200 maximum which is an 8:5 aspect ratio.

 

Your amp (or whatever source you're feeding into it) probably doesn't output that resolution as it's a native PC one, not a 4:3 or 16:9 used for video.

 

 




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  #1942161 18-Jan-2018 20:44
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I want to do a second system, what resolution should I use given the chance to go higher in resolution for the receiver output?

 
 
 
 


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  #1942203 18-Jan-2018 22:06
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Home theater amps have to manipulate the edid data of anything connected and add in the audio modes they support before passing it back to the source device.

 

 

 

When I tried a non TV sized monitor on my onkyo it replaced the ultra wide resolutions with just the TV modes so I had pillarboxing and it was hopeless. Just stick with TV's IMO.





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