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

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VGA resolution with Sony Bravia TV

I just bought Sony Bravia KDL40S5100 tv. The VGA input is acting weird. I have a Gateway desktop with Windows 7 and Intel 945 graphics. I also have a laptop running Ubuntu 9.04. The TV will not ...
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4K TV limited to 30Hz. Any way to achieve 60Hz by lowering resolution, etc?

I received a Sceptre U435CV-UMC 4K TV as a gift, but my graphics card doesn't support HDMI 2.0 and the TV doesn't have any DisplayPort ports, so I'm not able to get anything higher than 30 Hz. Is ...
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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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Input Audio from TV to GPU via HDMI's ARC Technology then Output to Speakers Connected to a STX

Reason: I noticed 4 devices on the "recording" section of program I am using. Screenshot of NVidia AUX input connectors. I want to be able to access these hopefully to pass audio back from my TV to ...
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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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Why does my HTPC's HDTV refresh rate go to 23hz when powering on (sometimes)?

I have an HTPC connected with an HDTV through a receiver, and sometimes when turning the TV on, the refresh rate is set to 23hz instead of my setting of 60hz OS: Vista Home Premium (32bit). Graphics ...
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How do I enable/disable overscan on my TV in Catalyst Control Center?

I've connected my PC to my TV via HDMI (I've also tried using DVI). Whatever the resolution (anything from 800 x 600 to 1080p), the image displayed on the TV does not fill the entire screen surface; ...
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Actual maximum resolution and refresh rate of Samsung JU6500?

I just got a Samsung UN40 JU6500 and plugged it into an active Displayport -> HDMI adapter using a high speed HDMI 1.4 cable. I am running it at the maximum possible 3840x2160 @ 30Hz on my Radeon ...
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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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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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Using an led tv as a computer monitor

I want my television to power on when i turn on my computer, and then power off when i turn off the computer. I have a 32" insignia led tv and a dell computer. Is this possible? I dont want to have to ...
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HDMI output to DVI-D Input full HD?

I have: A Dell LCD back-light LED monitor which have VGA, DP and DVI-D input ports. And I have a satellite receiver that have a HDMI output and supports Full HD (1920x1080). I want to connect my ...
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Force Mac to detect displays?

I have a Mac mini in a somewhat complex home-theatre setup. Often the Mac won't correctly recognize the TV as a display. The TV will just report "No signal". There are two methods to recover from ...
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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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Can I drive a 2560x1600 display with a 1920x1080 signal?

I want to buy a lcd back-lit led monitor for use as a TV, by connecting a full-hd digital receiver to led via HDMI. I planned to buy this dell-u3011 led monitor for this purpose, but I am a little ...
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Is there any way to improve poor antenna reception between an old computer to a modern digital TV?

I just got an Atari 65XE, and the machine itself works fine. One issue I’m having trouble with with my collection of older computers is that digital TVs do not seem to get the frequencies input just ...
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Can you get widescreen resolution from VGA connected to HDTV?

I have a 21 inch BRAVIA Smart TV and I am, more often than not, using it as a monitor for my desktop. I have used a VGA connector to connect the desktop and screen. But the problem is that I get a ...
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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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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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HD movies stutter

I just put together a new system build in the hopes that all of my daily tasks would run smoothly and without any hiccups. Unfortunately I am still seeing some sound and sometimes video stuttering ...
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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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What is a good way to split the .wtv files for Media Center PC recorded TV programs that are 25GB? [closed]

I am using Windows 7 and recording some winter Olympics programs on TV. A lot of times, the programs can be 17GB or 25GB long. (now the extension is .wtv) What if I want to just keep 2 minutes of ...
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Nvidia Ion HDMI output problems with Acer Revo

I bought an Acer Revo. First I connected it to my Sony TV via HDMI output. For a few days it worked very well. Then one day when switching on the computer, it boots and the TV screen turns black ...
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How to play high definition movies on an old computer? [closed]

Is there a scanner that could scan my computer and recommend hardware updates to do? Actually I have an old PC and very annoying problem do not be able to see the HDTV or DVD videos that exceed 3Gb......
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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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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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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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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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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 now.]...
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How can I fix my vista PCs screen resolution and refresh rate

I have a media PC running media portal hooked up to my HDTV via HDMI. The TV is a couple of years old now, so only supports 1080i, which is 1920x1080@25Hz. I've got it connected to my PC via a HDMI ...
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Misconfigured external monitor on Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3

I have an external monitor (specifically, an HDTV) hooked up to my 2.53GHz 13" macbook pro. This display works fine and I use it with my mac in clamshell mode (eg. with an external keyboard/mouse and ...
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PC to HDTV, Catalyst Control Center problem (Overscan)

I'm trying to get to the overscan slider in CCC but in the Desktops and Displays menu I can't right click the tv in the bottom left to bring up the configure option. If i hover the mouse over the tv ...
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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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How to connect mac mini audio to Samsung HDTV?

I connected the video of my mac mini to my HDTV ok using a DVI->HDMI cable. But I just realized there is no audio. What audio cable will I need? The spec of the mac mini on Apple website said that ...
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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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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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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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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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iTunes Season Pass downloading both HD and SD version of a TV Show

I purchased a TV Show season pass on the iTunes Store for the HD version of a show. It started downloading immediately, which is great - however, it also decided that I would want the SD versions as ...
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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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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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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 capture high-def content from a cable box to a PC? [closed]

Situation We have about 60 episodes of "The Little Einsteins" saved on our cable DVR, a Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HD. My daughter loves the show and I am terrified that some freak accident will ...
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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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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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ATI HDMI Audio disappears in Windows 7 when a TV is connected

So far I have unsuccessfully googled for HOURS with no luck fixing this very annoying problem. The settings is the following: I have PC running Windows 7 RC (64-bit) Video card is a ATI Radeon 4850 ...