Wired HDMI screen sharing via capture device for Zoom App

 

 

 

 

With wired HDMI screen sharing (one plug method), you can share content from your laptop or mobile device to the Zoom room. It uses an HDMI capture card to communicate between local device content using the Zoom or Zoom room.

There are other ways to share content from your laptop or mobile device to your Zoom room:

  • Wireless direct sharing via proximity code or shared code
  • Wireless sharing via share.zoom.us
  • Wireless Airplay Mirroring on MacOS or IOS

Prerequisites

  • Purchase Magewell USB-HDMI ,  Magewell DVI Plus ,  Inogeni 4k2USB3 * or Logitech Screen Share .
  • Other capture cards ( Inogeni Share2U , Osprey Capture ) are camera sources only.
  • Upgrade the Magewell GEN1 firmware  firmware for 16: 9 capture (default is 16:10).
  • Version 4.0x or later Version 4.0x And Higher Mac, Zoom Room for PC / PC Touch
  •  If you need two capture cards, they must be two different brands (eg Magewell + Logitech)
  • (Optional) Kramer TP-580T and TP-580R for HDMI Extension via Cat Extension Cable
  Mac PC
Magewell Content or camera Content or camera
Inogeni Content or camera Content or camera
Logitech Content or camera Content or camera
Other camera camera

* Note : The maximum resolution of the Zoom room display is 1080p.

Automatic HDMI sharing method

Wired HDMI sharing happens automatically when you connect your laptop to a video capture device connected to the Zoom room.

  1. Plug the Magewell HDMI cable into the HDMI port on your PC or Mac.
  2. Automatically share the desktop on the Zoom TV display.
  3. To stop sharing the HDMI screen, unplug the HDMI cable.

How to enable manual HDMI sharing

You can disable the automatic detection by selecting the manual HDMI sharing option in the Zoom room.

  1. Go to the Zoom Rooms tab as the account owner / admin .
  2. Find the Zoom room name and click it.
  3. Click the Edit button.
  4. Select the Meeting Settings tab.
  5. In the controller, manually start the sharing of HDMI content ] turn on the option.

How to change the HDMI label

If you want to change the default ” HDMI ” label for wired HDMI sharing , follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Zoom Rooms tab as the account owner / admin .
  2. Find the Zoom room name and click it.
  3. Click the Edit button.
  4. Select the Room Settings tab.
  5. Customization of HDMI shared label Enter a custom label in the field].

 

Manual HDMI sharing

    1. Start a meeting in the Zoom room first, or click [ Presentation ].
    2. Connect the Magewell HDMI cable to the HDMI port on your PC and Mac.

 

 

desktop to Zoom TV display.

  1. To stop sharing the HDMI screen, unplug the HDMI cable.

Magewell HDMI Capture USB Setup

Hardware list:

  • USB adapter
  • Transmitter
  • receiver
  • Cable with Grip Connector-16.5 ft
  • Cable-3 feet

For more information on this article, please refer to Wired HDMI Screen Share via Capture Device

 

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