Does Thunderbolt HDMI carry sound?

Does Thunderbolt HDMI carry sound?

None of the Thunderbolt to HDMI cables carry the audio signal. I typically end up using my Apple TV or an external speaker via the audio out.

How do I get sound through Thunderbolt?

Setting Thunderbolt Station audio ports as default audio input and output

  1. Open System Preferences ->Sound -> Sound Effects -> Play sound effects through -> Choose USB Audio CODEC from the dropdown list.
  2. System Preferences ->Sound -> Sound Effects -> Output -> Choose USB Audio CODEC from the dropdown list.

Why is there no sound when I connect my Mac to the TV with HDMI?

If your HDMI device isn’t receiving audio from your Mac: Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Sound. In the Output pane, make sure that your HDMI device is selected. If you’re connecting using a Mini DisplayPort adapter, make sure that your Mac can send audio over Mini DisplayPort.

Does Thunderbolt send audio?

But another big selling point is that, since Thunderbolt supports data, video, audio, and power, you can use a single Thunderbolt port—and thus a single cable—to connect many of your peripherals.

Can Thunderbolt 2 send audio?

By default, Elgato Thunderbolt™ 2 Dock can only use one audio output device. There is a way to work around this, if you want to output audio via HDMI and the headphone outputs at the same time. The HDMI output is identified as “DisplayPort”, and the headphone output is identified as “Elgato Thunderbolt Dock Audio”.

Does Thunderbolt to HDMI work?

Yes – you might be overlooking that all the Display Port adapters work perfectly well with Thunderbolt macs. Just place it at the end of the chain. It’s not an issue since your VGA or HDMI device isn’t going to have another Thunderbolt port in the chain to send the data further.

How do I get Sound through DisplayPort?

One thing you can try is finding it in the sounds menu in Windows. (right-click the sound icon in the taskbar, then click playback devices). If it is there, then the displayport audio is supported. If it is not, then you can just use the 3.5″ cable that should have come with it anyway.

Is Thunderbolt 1 and 2 the same?

It turns out that the main difference between the two Thunderbolts is that version 2 has channel bonding and full DisplayPort 1.2, for full 4K video support. Whereas Thunderbolt 1 has 4 independent 10 Gb/s channels, Thunderbolt 2 combines these to give 2 20 Gb/s bidirectional channels.

Does Thunderbolt 2 work with miniport?

Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 are not the same as Mini DisplayPort . They have the same shape, but use different symbols on the cable and port. However, this port does support Mini DisplayPort for video output, so you can use a Mini DisplayPort cable to connect a Mini DisplayPort display.