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Smart tv fails to recognise Nvidia Shield TV through hdmi

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Smart tv fails to recognise Nvidia Shield TV through hdmi switch (works fine single direct)
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Electronics
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi Michael,

My name is***** to hear you are having this issue.

The HDMI specification has a very minimum power spec for the current sent down the HDMI cable, and the NVidia Shield TV box is very near this minimum spec which is not sufficient to power many of the HDMI switches available.

You can try using a HDMI switch with its own power source to help push the signal through.

This one is currently on special offer with Amazon:

Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

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