[SOLVED] HDMI splitter problem

Sep 24, 2019
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Hi,

So this is my setup : I have 1 computer that is connected to 2 monitors and my TV.
Monitor 1 : 2560 x 1440 (main one)
Monitor 2 : 1920 x 1080
TV : 1920 x 1080

What I want to do is :
  • I might want to be on the 2 monitors for a bit for gaming and then by the touch of a button (HDMI switch) close the 2 monitors and connect to my TV.
My current setup :
  • 1 HDMI cable connects my GPU to the HDMI Switcher
  • 2 HDMI cable come out of the Switcher : 1 goes to my Monitor #1 and the other goes to my TV
  • My monitor #2 is connect via VGA.
The problem :
Whenever I press the switch form the monitor to the TV, I don't get a signal and I get he message MODE NOT SUPPORTED on my TV.


So I there a way for me to use the switch to go from my 2 monitors to my TV? I want the monitor #1 to stay at 2560x1400.

If you find a better way to do this without the switch please tell me.

BUILD :

PCPartPicker Part List: https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/cHstZL
CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 3.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard: ASRock H97 Anniversary ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($56.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Storage: Samsung 850 EVO-Series 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($53.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 390 8 GB Video Card
Power Supply: EVGA 750 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply
 

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