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Samsung SyncMaster 225MW - HDMI port showing "no signal"

by abbey15 / October 6, 2014 5:58 AM PDT

I have an old Samsung SyncMaster 225MW which I am trying to connect an old apple tv with xbmc via the hdmi port. I get the message "no signal" when I remove the cable it changes the message to "check cable", The ext in port works perfectly for both audio and picture. I have checked the hdmi cable and apple tv on another tv and they work perfectly- any suggestions?

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The thing is not a 720 or 1080p display.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 6, 2014 6:21 AM PDT

It's possible and highly likely the Apple TV requires a HD resolution. The 225MW is
1680 x 1050 which is not a HD resolution. You could try setting the Apple TV to 720p on another display first.
Bob

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thank you
by abbey15 / October 7, 2014 5:49 AM PDT

Thank you soo much - this worked a treat - I can now watch my apple tv whilst on my treadmill

Many Thanks

Abbey

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Thanks for the report.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 7, 2014 6:46 AM PDT
In reply to: thank you

Even if such ideas fail, it's good to read reports of what happened. Glad it panned out for you!

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