Retrostone via hdmi Dell monitor

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Shinobi
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Retrostone via hdmi Dell monitor

Post by Shinobi » Wed 26 Dec 2018 20:20

Hi everyone.

Does someone knows how to use the retrostone connection the hdmi to a Dell monitor screen? I have tried, but doesn't recognise.
also does it also possible to keep hdmi as a main display? im not interest of switching all the time from LCD to HDMI, since im not using the main lcd display of the retrostone.

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Sakib
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Re: Retrostone via hdmi Dell monitor

Post by Sakib » Sun 30 Dec 2018 12:47

Hi Shinobi,
Default setting is HDMI first and if there is no HDMI connected, signal goes on composite.
For more details you can check Section C : http://www.8bcraft.com/Retrostone-tutorial/
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Sakib

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Re: Retrostone via hdmi Dell monitor

Post by Admin » Mon 7 Jan 2019 10:49

If it does not work with your HDMI screen it might be specific to your display. Please can you try with another TV or LCD?
I have such a LCD from samsung that does not recognize retrostone. I am not sure why but I think it's a HPD (hot plug detect) between some LCD and armbian.

The best workaround I found for this kind of LCD is to use a VGA to HDMI adapter and connect to the LCD with VGA. This force the detection.

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