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4th November 2013, 10:49 PM   |  #1  
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Does the Nexus 5 support MHL? The G2 support 'slimport' but not MHL from what I understand.

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4th November 2013, 10:56 PM   |  #2  
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So does the nexus....
5th November 2013, 01:01 AM   |  #3  
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Does the Nexus 5 support MHL? The G2 support 'slimport' but not MHL from what I understand.

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No, Slimport and MHL are two different standards.
5th November 2013, 05:22 AM   |  #4  
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I'll plug in my mhl in a minute and see what happens.

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Nexus 5 doesn't support MHL.


Does anyone know if MHL has been incorporated into any custom ROMs? I have an MHL cable and an allshare cast dongle - neither work and I want to display on-device videos on my telly.
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Does anyone know if MHL has been incorporated into any custom ROMs? I have an MHL cable and an allshare cast dongle - neither work and I want to display on-device videos on my telly.
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No. Go get a Slimport adapter.
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No. Go get a Slimport adapter.

OK cheers. I will!
4th January 2014, 08:31 PM   |  #8  
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Does anyone know if MHL has been incorporated into any custom ROMs? I have an MHL cable and an allshare cast dongle - neither work and I want to display on-device videos on my telly.
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Not sure but i think the n4 running cm 10 worked with allshare, it might do the same on the n5 running cm11

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I have and mhl cable, is there a way to go from mhl to slimport?
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I have and mhl cable, is there a way to go from mhl to slimport?

Nope, sorry, simply not compatible.

The pin-out mapping and the data transferred over the pins are different and the adapters are not "clever" enough to switch them.

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