Wiring mini HDMI in

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Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Ganreizu » Thu May 26, 2016 8:50 am

Are we able to wire a mini HDMI port instead of using the port on the board itself? I don't have much room to fit the port next to the contrast window so i want to know if i can just get a standalone mini hdmi port and wire it to a pad or two on the pi zero since that would be a lot easier than forcing it to fit by cutting the case more.

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Popcorn » Thu May 26, 2016 9:09 am

They exist, but they aren't exactly small. It's about a square inch/2.5cm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HDMI-Type-A-Fem ... xyUylTS5Cf

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Ganreizu » Thu May 26, 2016 9:18 am

Popcorn wrote:They exist, but they aren't exactly small. It's about a square inch/2.5cm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HDMI-Type-A-Fem ... xyUylTS5Cf
Can i not just desolder the mini hdmi on the zero board and extend it to the same traces with some wire? Does it really need a board like that?

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Popcorn » Thu May 26, 2016 9:49 am

Not unless you literally had a stereoscopic microscope. If you look at the micro HDMI port, just think that there are 20+ pins in there. That's why the breakout board is so big.

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Fox » Thu May 26, 2016 11:57 am

Couldn't you do something like this? :

http://www.amazon.com/Degree-BesYee-Gol ... +hdmi+6%22

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Ganreizu » Thu May 26, 2016 12:05 pm

Popcorn wrote:Not unless you literally had a stereoscopic microscope. If you look at the micro HDMI port, just think that there are 20+ pins in there. That's why the breakout board is so big.
Ohh had no idea there were so many pins...i mean there are that many pins on regular HDMI so i guess that's how they cut down the size to mini and micro ports.
Fox wrote:Couldn't you do something like this? :

http://www.amazon.com/Degree-BesYee-Gol ... +hdmi+6%22
That what i'm thinking is the best option if i have room.

I found this guy here: http://www.usbfirewire.com/parts/rr-5s-5f-xxg.html

Smallest length i can find. Then i would cut down the plastic enclosure around the female port and the wire itself and hope it's a flexible enough wire to not give me much trouble.

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Harm » Thu May 26, 2016 1:04 pm

http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-15cm-Mini-R ... 2087406747

This is the most compact hdmi I could find

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Ganreizu » Thu May 26, 2016 1:14 pm

Harm wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-15cm-Mini-R ... 2087406747

This is the most compact hdmi I could find
Ohhhhhhhh that looks like exactly what i need!!! Is it mini HDMI male to female on both ends though? The title is vague and i can't make out the connector...i'll just expand the contrast window if it is hdmi but this should work perfectly! Thank you!~
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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Harm » Thu May 26, 2016 1:23 pm

Ganreizu wrote:
Harm wrote:http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-15cm-Mini-R ... 2087406747

This is the most compact hdmi I could find
Ohhhhhhhh that looks like exactly what i need!!! Is it mini HDMI on both ends though? The title is vague and i can't make out the connector...i'll just expand the contrast window if it is hdmi but this should work perfectly! Thank you!~
Its mini (angled) to full HDMI

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Re: Wiring mini HDMI in

Post by Ganreizu » Thu May 26, 2016 1:25 pm

Harm wrote:Its mini (angled) to full HDMI
Is the full hdmi a female connector? It doesn't look like it D:

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