HDMI CEC Information for Intel® NUC

Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) via HDMI allows bidirectional communication between your Intel® NUC and your TV, meaning you can control some functions of your Intel NUC with your TV remote. Two types of CEC are available depending on your Intel NUC model—onboard CEC or external CEC.

Onboard CEC
The following Intel NUC Kits have the above external CEC header as well as an onboard HDMI CEC controller that is controlled by the BIOS, which supports bidirectional power on/off control:

  • NUC7i7BNH
  • NUC7i5BNK
  • NUC7i5BNH
  • NUC7i3BNK
  • NUC7i3BNH
Note Update the BIOS of your Intel NUC to the latest version to access the BIOS settings related to onboard CEC.

To view or change the onboard HDMI CEC settings:

  1. Press F2 during boot to enter BIOS Setup.
  2. Go to Advanced > Devices > Onboard Devices.
  3. In the Legacy Device Configuration pane, enable HDMI CEC Control.


Legacy Device Configuration

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Synology NAS DHCP Server

Your Synology NAS can act as a DHCP server and assign dynamic IP addresses to DHCP clients within your local network.

To enable DHCP server:

  1. Go to Control Panel > DHCP Server > Network Interface.
  2. Select a network interface (e.g. LAN 1) to assign IP addresses to, and click Edit.
  3. On the pop-up window, click DHCP Server tab and select Enable DHCP server.
  4. Specify the following DHCP settings:
    • Address lease time (minutes)
    • Primary DNS
    • Secondary DNS (optinal)
    • Domain name (optional)
    • Enable Web Proxy Automatic Discovery (optional)
  5. Set up at least one subnet. For the subnet setup, click Add to specifiy the following information:
    • Start IP address
    • End IP address
    • Netmask
    • Gateway
  6. Click Create to show the created subnet in the list.
  7. After you create enough subnets, remember to enable at least one subnet.
  8. Click OK.


  • You can create as many subnets as you wish.
  • If coordinated with a DHCP relay server, your Synology NAS as the DHCP server can assign IP addresses to devices on another subnet.


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