Can a bad HDMI cable cause flickering on my monitor?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Try connecting the HDMI cable from another device to your monitor. If you have another monitor - test the HDMI cable on it.

    Or get a new one https://amzn.to/2MjvCQB

  • 4 weeks ago

    If it continues to flicker it is probably a problem with your monitor.

  • AAAJ
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Yes. Change the cable please

  • 1 month ago

    Yes, but also bad electronics, electronic interference from some other source, power problem, your eyesight.

    That is all that can be guessed from only "HDMI cable" and "my monitor" with no other details.

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  • 1 month ago

    Yes, if any of the smaller wires within the cable are broken, and slightly touching, your monitor will flicker. May also be the monitor display driver.

  • 1 month ago

    Yep, though it's more likely to be the plugs or sockets at either end. Can you borrow another briefly to see what difference that makes? It might be easiest to just buy another, they're cheap enough. Even if it doesn't do the trick you know you now have a new cable spare for future use.

  • 1 month ago

    Yes ... and a few extra characters for the wankers at Yahoo! Answers.

  • 1 month ago

    How do you know the cable is damaged?

    Have you tried another HDMI cable?

    If the monitor works fine then it will probably need a new HDMI cable but if it continues to flicker it is probably a problem with your monitor.

  • TomB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yes, but it is pretty rare for a cable to just go bad without some kind of external abuse or moisture intrusion causing corrosion.

  • YKhan
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yes..................................

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