Stands for High-definition television, that has resolution substantially higher than that of traditional television systems

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HDTV to headphones

I have a sony HDTV that I use both as a tv and for a monitor sometimes. The only audio out on the tv is a optical audio, however because I'm in a dorm I need headphones. I tried purchasing a optical ...
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How to play 4096x2304 video on 3840x2160 Samsung UE65HU7500 [closed]

[To the close voters: TVs are basically tablets now, and similar questions were welcome here in 2012. Please support this proposal and migrate your TV questions if firmware and such are off-topic ...
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Windows 8.1: How to output native 1366x768 on my HDTV using VGA cable

I recently updated to Windows 8.1 (from XP) and I can no longer select 1366x768 (or 1360x768) as a screen resolution when plugged into my HDTV. How can I force the resolution to either of these ...
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Garbled text when using a 32in 1080p Sceptre LED TV as a computer monitor

I've done quite a bit of reading around on this kind of issue and still haven't been able to solve it. Here's the information: (TV) Sceptre E328BV-FMDC 32-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Graphics Card) 2 ...
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Can I give custom names to the inputs to my LG 32LD HDTV? [closed]

My LG HDTV lets me press the Blue button on my remote to select from a small set of names for my inputs, generic things like "Game" and "PC". Is there a hidden way to write custom names for my inputs, ...
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Intel WiDi dual display support?

I'm looking forward to purchase Intel WiDi adapter for my TV. But does WiDi support dual display? Meaning, not just translating my laptop screen to TV, but actually using both simultaneously, s.t. TV ...
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Displayport to HDMI no audio

Here's a link to a thread I made on another forum with all the details: http://www.pchelpforum.com/xf/threads/displayport-to-hdmi-no-sound.158412/ I'm having a problem trying to connect my hdtv as a ...
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Mirroring laptop screen to TV wirelessly

I have a HP DV6 laptop and a SAMSUNG UE46F6505 smart TV. How can I connect/mirror my laptop to the TV wirelessly without an HDMI cable? Both the laptop and TV are connected the wireless router. I ...
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Can't get clean recording from HDHomerun Prime via curl

The Problem Recording TV shows from HDHomerun Prime results in either 30 seconds of clean video, then a loud beep and loss of roughly 1/2 a second or results in a stream that looks like it was ...
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How do I set up two digital TV tuners in windows media center?

I've been using Windows Media Center on Windows Home Premium for some time now with a single PCTV nanostick T2 and it works great to receive both standard and high def shows. I've just bought another ...
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Text mode console output shows a blank screen

I've started using a Technika LCD TV with my PC and, while it displays full OS graphics, the text that is usually displayed during boot up (with the exception of the initial BIOS screen) does not show ...
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Using HDMI on my Lenovo E530 Win 7 Pro [closed]

I just bought this Lenovo E530 and tried to get the LT to recognize my SONY TV. I unplugged the HDMI cable on the LT but still couldn't get the image on my TV. I also went to the Display setting ...
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Is there a way in Windows/GNULinux to prevent burn-in on plasma tvs being used as a monitor? (or software)

I've got a plasma TV (Samsung E8000) that I'm using as a second monitor for my Windows 7 computer (also be interested in software for GNU/Linux). Since plasma TVs have problems with burn-in, ...
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Can cheap HDMI leads really give a poorer image?

I understand it is a digital signal. However, I bought two mega cheap leads as spares. My current cable (amazon basics) seems to be giving me issues (random signal loss- reproduced by wiggling the ...
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Can't copy laptop display to hdtv only extended second monitor

I'm trying to hook up my laptop to my HDTV to be able to get films from my laptop and watch them on a secondary TV screen (i.e. duplicate the laptop screen to the TV). At first I drove myself crazy ...
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Connecting windows XP laptop to hdtv

I'm trying to connect my laptop (Windows XP) to a 32inch TV that I got over the holidays. As it is an older laptop it has no HDMI port so I can only connect it using a VGA cable. I can't find the ...
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How to turn vsynch ON for secondary display?

I've just got myself a new computer (Acer Aspire 7600U AIO) and I've just plugged it in to my TV (LG55620T) on the AIOs HDMI-out-port to mirror the screen so I can play games and watch movies on the ...
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HDMI Laptop to TV - Speakers cracking and popping when displaying video, but only listening to audio is fine

I'll start off by saying that I've had a few issues in getting the audio to go from the laptop to the TV but after uninstalling and re-installing the drivers a few times I got that to work. Even now ...
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Streaming content to Vizio TV over DLNA

I have a 55" Vizio TV. I noticed in the on screen menus that it could stream content from my PC. I even managed to browse the video files on the PC. However, my MP4 files won't play on the TV. ...
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Windows 7 32bit resolution is limited for HDTV monitor

I have a small Magnavox HDTV that i am using to test a Frankenstein PC build. The goal is to eventually connect to my old rear projection HDTV which supports 1080i via component input. The goal is ...
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Wireless HD TV (Hide cords and hardware)

I am building a HTPC for my main entertainment system. The plan is to use Ceton for my HD DVR, and Windows Media Center to put it all together in one interface. The problem I am running into cords, ...
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3D LED TV stuck in 3D mode [closed]

We have a Samsung UN46C6900VF 46" 3D LED TV and the image is displaying double views. We tried changing the cables, powering it off (unplugging it as well), resetting the picture settings, changing ...
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How do I get a PC to output at 120hz signal to a 120hz TV?

Asking this on behalf of a friend of mine who just recently got a 120hz TV. My friend has a Westinghouse LD-4055 - he has a PC with an NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti and fairly modern midrange parts. He's trying ...
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Fuzzy and shadowy text rendering on LED TV

Just bought a Toshiba 24" LED TV, and hooked up to new Gigabyte Radeon 7550 HD to my Windows 7 Desktop via 9' HDMI. I updated all drivers. The recommended resolution is 1980×1200, but text is ...
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New SSD freezing on older motherboard (intel G31)

I have an ECS G31T-M motherboard running a Core2 Quad processor, 4gb RAM, Windows 7 32bit, Geforce 9600GT. Bought a Sandisk Extreme III 120GB (SDSSDX-120G-G25) and installed today. I'm outputting ...
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Nvidia graphics cards displaying picture larger than LCD TV

I have a strange issue and not sure what the problem is. I have a 720p TV hooked up to a NVidia 7300. Everything is fine. But when I put in a 9500 or a GT220 the resolution is detected at 720p, but ...
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How to get the highest pc picture quality output to tv

What's the best possible way to get the highest quality picture on my HDTV.. I have a Panasonic 65vt30 1080p 600hz What I have setup now is just the pc hooked up to my tv thru VGA , running win7 ...
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What is the difference between 1080p, 1080P and 1080i?

Many times, I have seen resolution of 1080p and I know that it means 1080 pixels but I also have seen specifications on some HDTVs to be 1080i. So, I want to know the exact difference between them and ...
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Corsair flash drive not detected

I have a Corsair Flash Voyager 16 GB USB 2.0 which I am trying to use with my Samsung HDTV's (Model: LA40C530F1RMXL) Media Play functionality. The problem is that the TV doesn't seem to detect (or ...
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The “HP t100 Zero Client” or the “HP t200 Zero Client” can support a 1920x1080 37" monitor? [closed]

I want to know if someone have tried the "HP t100 Zero Client" or the "HP t200 Zero Client" and knows if can support a 1920x1080 on 37" monitor.
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Can I play games on my laptop with HDMI output to a television

I am getting a Dell XPS laptop as a Christmas present. From what I have been reading online it can play some modern PC games pretty well (3 GB Nvidia® GeForce® GT 555M). I don't want to play games on ...
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PC won't recognize TV as an additional display

I'm working with an ATI Radeon HD2400, using a DVI-HDMI cable to connect my PC with my TV. After being connected for some time, my PC stopped recognising my TV with the error: Another display not ...
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DVI To HDTV image [closed]

Im working with a ATI Radeon HD2400, using an dvi-hdmi cable ..to connect my pc with my tv.. After sometime my pc, stopped recognising my tv. Saying : Another display not detected.. Im using win7 ... ...
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Capture TV built-in tuner with HD PVR

I'm trying to capture from my inbuilt tv tuner with a Hauppauge HD PVR via component cable, but I had no success. Is this even possible without any other equipment? These are my TV outputs: Coax ...
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How can I connect my Windows XP PC to an LG WiFi TV?

I recently bought an LG Infinia 6500 PC that has a wireless network adapter with it that plugs into one of its USB ports. It also has an Ethernet jack, but currently I am streaming through the Apps on ...
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Stream computer screen to TV via network instead of a USB wireless link

I want to stream my computer screen (not just video or a limited amount of content) to my TV via the network. I know there are wireless devices that use USB to tranfer the screen to the TV. However, ...
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Windows 7 HDTV oriented theme?

I have a dedicated media computer that is hooked up to a 46" LED TV. The problem is when I'm trying to use the computer from the couch, the 1920x1080 resolution makes everything tiny. I'm trying to ...
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Does 3D content require special HDMI cables?

I recently started reading up on HDMI versions. Do the different versions of HDMI need different cables? In particular, I am concerned if I should get new cables in order to support 3D (some cables ...
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How to connect MacBook Air to HDTV

Which cable(s) should I buy to connect the latest MacBook Air (with Thunderbolt port) to an HDTV? I need it to carry audio as well.
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VGA DVI to HDTV HDMI intermittent output problem

I have a PC connected to my 42" HDTV. In my PC I have an nVidia 8600 GT video card with two DVI outputs and it is currently connected to my HDTV with a VGA to VGA cable that connects to the graphics ...
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What software should I use to display an elegant looking take-out menu on an HDTV monitor? (data pulled from local MySQL server)

My mom owns a small take-and-bake market, and she's been keeping her menu and inventory on an ugly and messy set of whiteboards behind the counter. I've developed a database that lets her check ...
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Ubuntu 10.10: getting appropiate monitor resolution for lcd hdtv

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 x86_64 version, with Nvidia 9800 GT, installed 270.41.06 Nvidia drivers following this guide. I have a LG42LH30FR LCD TV connected with the dvi link -> RGB PC input I'm able ...
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How to make the HDTV HDMI output audio to external speaker?

I am using a laptop as a HD media player, it is outputting HD content via HDMI to a LCD TV, but the speaker on the TV suck big time. I want to buy a good set of speakers for audio. But I'm totally ...
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Can Only Extend to External Monitor

I am trying to figure out how to make my external monitor the default display. I am able to connect the laptop with VGA to the monitor and extend display. But when I try to show desktop only on ...
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If my motherboard has HDMI, will the picture be amazing on my HDTV? [closed]

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT Card installed.
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How can we increase secondary screen resolution from 1280x 800 to 1920x1080 for an LCD TV?

My company had a 42" LCD TV with softward to connect a laptop for projection of images onto the TV. Our company laptops all have native screen resolution of 1280x800. We recently purchased a 55" LCD ...
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Wrong screen resolution with HDMI output to HDTV

I own an HDTV with a native resolution of 1360x768. Sometimes I plug in my laptop to watch movies, and I used to do it with a VGA cable. I've had no problem setting the laptop to the TV native ...
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Using a DLink 615 router but can't make Samsung Bd C6500 recognize wireless network

Using a DLink 615 router but can't make Samsung Bd C6500 recognize wireless network
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can the hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410

can a hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410
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Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop forgets External monitor (Westinghouse LCD TV) resolution setting on reboot

When I hook my laptop up to my LCD TV via the VGA cable it always starts off with a resolution of 1280x1024. I change it to my desired setting 1920x1080 and all is well until I reboot the computer and ...