Role of HDMI® Output in Lenovo® ThinkCentre M58p Small Form Factor
What is the role of HDMI output in your ThinkCentre M58p Small Form Factor desktop?
Although the desktop was designed for business use, you might be using this desktop for viewing movies or for conferencing. You might get bored if you are viewing the videos in a desktop screen as the screen is too small. You might wish to have the video displayed in a wide screen like TV screen. The HDMI output is one of available solutions to this problem. The new technology is used to transmit the digital signals from your desktop to an external display. One end of the HDMI is connected to your desktop and other end to the display. The HDMI output is mainly used by home users who download multimedia files in their desktop and wish to view the video in their home TV screen. It is also used by business users who wish to have their presentations displayed in a wide screen while they are attending a meeting. Resolution issues, bad connection or power supply are some of the common issues with HDMI output.
Here are some steps to resolve issues with HDMI output used in your ThinkCentre M58p Small Form Factor desktop:
- Shape the display
- Install accurately
- Test Power supply
Shape the display
You might not get a clear display on your TV screen with the HDMI output used in your ThinkCentre M58p Small Form Factor desktop. It might be due to configuration problem of the TV screen and the desktop screen. The aspect ratio and the resolution of the desktop screen would need to have compatible with the TV screen. The resolution of the desktop screen might be reduced to have the output displayed properly on the TV screen. For this you need to open the “Property” window of the desktop and adjust its parameters.
You might get some flickers on the TV screen while you are using the HDMI output in your ThinkCentre M58p Small Form Factor desktop. It might be due to the connection problem of HDMI output. It is possible that you might not have connected the HDMI cable properly. You need to check both end of the HDMI output, one end of the cable on the desktop and other end at the TV screen. You need to check if the pins are inserted properly on the slots of desktop and external display.
The HDMI output requires much power supply in your ThinkCentre M58p Small Form Factor desktop. You need to check if the power supply is efficient to run the HDMI on your desktop screen. If the power supply is not enough, the display might get interrupted in the middle of movie-watching in your desktop. It might cause the TV screen or the desktop screen damaged. You need to use a good inverter and battery to provide continuous power supply in your desktop. You need to charge the desktop battery before starting the data transmission.