Television. Can be used to display video and project audio or it can be used for video display only.

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LED TV Standby vs unplug from electrical outlet

So I have a LED TV that cannot be completely turned off (only standby) unless you unplug the cord from the outlet. My question, from a hardware lifespan perspective, is it better leave it on standby ...
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Cannot Cast to my TV anymore

I have a Windows 10 Pro (version 1511) and a Samsung series 6 LED TV. I was able to right-click on a media file, select "Cast to device", and choose my TV from the menu, and this will play the media ...
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Connecting Airtel DTH HD+ to my LG LED Screen

I have an LG LCD 2260V screen which I was using with SD STB and TV Tuner using VGA Cable. Now, I upgraded to Airtel HD+. However when I connect the STB with Screen using the HDMI cable, it does not ...
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How to play 4K videos on Samsung Full HD TV? [closed]

I have Samsung ue48h6400 full hd tv and when I try to play 3840x2160 videos from usb 3.0 HDD it says this video resolution not supported at the moment. What do I do? I checked updates for my tv and ...
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Why does our new 4k TV have a worse picture than the old one? [closed]

Setup: 4 years ago we bought a top of the line flagship Samsung HDTV (in 46 inches). It was their flagship series, 3D, 1080, 240, etc. Just yesterday, we upgraded, as we had been waiting on ...
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Watch a large video file on a TV screen via HDMI

I am planning to buy a TV screen for a reasonable price (don't know which one yet). I have on my laptop large video files (+- 7GB per file, 1080p, 5000 to 10000 kbps) and I would like to know if an ...
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HDMI cable from PC to TV randomly goes black for a few seconds and then gets a light blue tint

I've had this issue for quite some time and been googleing for ages, I cant figure out what the problem is.. If i connect my PC to my TV the screen randomly flickers and sometimes gets a green tint ...
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How can I fix letterboxing / stretching?

I'm using a Samsung syncmaster 2032mw TV as a pc monitor, it works perfectly fine over vga but I want sound and there's no space / sockets for the speakers I have. I opted to use HDMI which is perfect ...
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How to give a 5GB video file to a friend, so that it'll play on their TV? [closed]

I have a .mov that I'd like to bring to an event and show people. It is 5.33 GB and I have it on my Mac. I have a 16GB flash drive, and the host has a TV with USB input. I'd like to get that file onto ...
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Can't connect my TV to duplicate my screen using HDMI

I bought a PC a month ago including B150M-PRO-VDH - MSI motherboard and GTX950 GV-N950OC-2GD - Gigabyte Graphics card. My screen is connected to my graphics card with DVI cable, and I'm trying to ...
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Whether it is possible to add support of my TV tuner to a kernel 4.x?

I have a KWorld UB490-A tuner, its support in Linux isn't present and I didn't find in the Internet as to launch it, however my personal attempts could launch it according to the instruction from ...
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laptop to tv (hdmi), “turn off” video output/tv, but keep audio on?

I have an ORION television hooked up via HDMI to my PC, and I want to "turn off" or put on standby the video output of the TV while still being able to listen to audio via the TV set. Can this be ...
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Why doesn't a 4K TV give 4K resolution?

I have designed the front page for a website that contains a lot of information. I have fixed the size of the page to 3530x2070 which should easily fit on a 4K screen with a resolution of 3840x2160. ...
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SamsunG Led TV Cross Lines(Dotted )

Today, I realized there ise a dark and light cross lines (dotted) on my Samsung Led Tv's screen.. What are these and how can I get rid of these lines? Model Num: ue48ju6070u
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How to use gnutv with dvb-c

I was using gnutv with DVB-T for some years, just with the commandline gnutv -channels ~/channels.conf -out file somefilename STATION_NAME channels.conf generated by w_scan -f c ...
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Photos streamed to Samsung TV are too small

I would like to stream my photos from Win10 PC to Samsung TV using Right-click on photo, Play to -> Samsung TV. Generally it works fine, but the photos are like thumbnails on the TV. I was looking ...
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I broke an LCD tv screen, could it be dangerous? [duplicate]

I accidentally broke my TV(Strange circumstances led to a cracked screen. I've read that it can be dangerous and deadly because there could be something called MBBA inside. It's an LG smart TV (I ...
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Set window to open up on a specific monitor

I am using Windows 10. I have a dual setup with a monitor and a TV. I use the TV only when I watch movies, sports, etc. Otherwise I keep it turned off. When I press a window sometimes it opens up in ...
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Inputting audio signal to a PC

I want to have my TV and PC connected to the same sound system which is a "custom" surround 4.0. I currently have wired 2 speakers to the line out of my integrated PC sound card and 2 speakers to the ...
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Bell Fibe. Offsite TV control via VPN

I have a VPN server set up behind my Bell Fibe router via port forwarding on an old Mac with FreeDNS. Connection works perfectly and all other services inside my home are accessible. Is it possible ...
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Tv shows lower res than PC is outputting

I just upgraded my graphics card, on the old one I used a dvi-I to vga adapter to my tv, however if i tried using an HDMI cable I got the proplem where the tv would show a pixzelated screen, I assumed ...
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Tower PC no longer connects to TV via HDMI cable

I have a PC connected to a TV via HDMI. It was working just fine until one day I turned both on and it wouldn't give me a signal. The problem is with the PC but I haven't managed to diagnose it. I ...
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How do 1080p text and computer sources look on a 4K Display?

I've never seen a monitor that can display text in its non-native resolution without looking fuzzy. While Video, Images, and Games look decent, you can tell that scaling is occurring. Now, there are ...
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TV screen turns off/flickers when connected to computer through HDMI

My computer is connected to three displays: Cable: DVI - Display: 27" computer monitor Cable: DVI-HDMI - Display: 24" TV Cable: HDMI - Display: 50" TV (routed through an Onkyo 5.1 surround sound ...
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My Bluetooth Keyword range greatly decrease when connected to android tv Sony bravia

A few month back I brought a Android TV Sony Bravia w80c I use wireless keyboard and mouse on my laptop and the range for them is almost I can sit last corner or the last room it still works, but when ...
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watch a 1080p movie on 1080p TV on my computer that has a 720p display

Good morning everyone, I have a question. If I watch a 1080p movie on 1080p TV (Or 4K movie on 4K TV), on my computer that has a 720p display, so is it run as 1080p (Or 4K) or just as 720p? PS: My ...
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Common video format for TV (old decoder) playback

I have a PHILIPS TV/Monitor. I want to watch movies from USB flash drive directly on the TV. The problem is - PHILIPS do not have any updates for the TV software. I requested an update, but request ...
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Thomson THT504+ and Philips 170x6 (resolution ?)

I had an old Philips 170x6 PC monitor laying around, so I decided to set it up for a TV. I bought a Thomson THT504+ set-top-box (DVB-T receiver?) and a HDMI to DVI-D cable. Connected them, but the ...
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I'm using a TV as a monitor. Why are my resolution choices so limited when the TV supports more?

I am trying to use this tv as a monitor. As you can see, this tv supports 1920x1080 full HD. However, when I plug it into my Windows computer (which can easily support this, it supports it on other ...
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Can a hometheater be connected to PC?

I am planning to buy Samsung 32J4300 TV. And I want to connect Logitech Z-906 5.1 Speaker System with it. Q1. Can it be connected to my TV. I am asking this because I have tried to connect my ...
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Display PowerPoint on TV without Dedicated PC [closed]

I would like to display a PowerPoint presentation on a TV screen. The only way I know of to do this is to hook up a dedicated computer to the TV and run the PowerPoint on the PC. But, I'm wondering if ...
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Sharing a smart tv signal

If I have a new, up to date in 2015, samsung smart tv with comcast cable in my LR is there a way to use screen mirroring / wi-fi to watch that movie in my kitchen...on my tablet or on another smart ...
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HDMI not recognized on Samsung TV

I know it's not exactly what SU is about, but I didn't know where else to turn at this point. I'm trying to hook up a Samsung LA32S81B television to my/a computer using HDMI. This is a moderately old ...
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What cable do I need to perform this connection

I want to output audio from my laptop to my TV. I output the video using VGA. Here is the picture from my manual. I need options 6. The one where there's a VGA cable and a sound cable. I don't ...
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Strange HDMI behaviour between Smart TV, PC, and Raspberry PI

Today my HDMI connection between my PC and the TV stopped working. Until now it worked flawlessly with both windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 (Dual Boot). I was using a DVI to HDMI adapter to connect the ...
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Monitor (TV) shows as active even when turned off

I have my primary PC with the monitor (DP) and TV (HDMI) connected. When I turn off the TV, my PC till shows that TV as active display. Any ideas?
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How to make this work: Cable TV on Ubuntu 14.04 linux with KWorld UB435-Q USB ATSC TV Stick?

I purchased a "KWorld UB435-Q USB ATSC TV Stick". Its "VID:UID" is "1b80:e34c", (not v3). I live in the US and am trying to get the Clear QAM channels from my cable provider, cox cable. This page ...
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ffmpeg .mpg to DVD (via DVDAUTHOR) 4:3 aspect ratio wrong

I have tried to get a 4:3 aspect ratio correct for DVD-TV presentation, but nothing seems to get it right. So, I made a TEST 448x336 px T.MKV movie that has a white background and two squares of ...
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Trouble duplicating video for monitor and TV using VGA.

I tried to look for a similar answered question, and I'm not very tech savvy so I'll try to explain as clear as possible: I want to connect the video output of my PC to both a monitor and a TV using ...
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Can a TV decode audio passed to it from a HDMI port?

Simple question: A movie is being transmitted via the hdmi port of a tv from a device like laptop/computer/mobile . Which device does the audio decoding ? Will it always be the device sending the ...
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How to connect desktop to box-type tv through IPTV Set-Top box with HDMI cable

I have an old box-type tv, desktop, iptv set-top box and HDMI cable. The iptv connects to the tv with red,white,yellow cables, and it also has HDMI port. So, I tried to connect pc to the iptv with ...
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Starting xbmc fails with TV connected, “unable to create GUI”

I got an Banana Pi with Bananian running on it. I installed xbmc on it. When I connect my Banana Pi to my TV with a HDMI cable it shows an TTY as expected. When I try to run xinit /usr/bin/xbmc ...
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Hardware recommendations : PC to connect to TV for movies and games [closed]

I like to watch movies and to play video games, from my sofa. I happen to have a lot of good movies on my old desk computer (whose disk is almost full), as well as a lot of good games in my Steam ...
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Windows 8.1 and a Sharp Aquos

I just bought a new Laptop with Windows 8.1 on it. My previous laptop had Windows 7 and was perfectly able to duplicate and display perfectly on my TV with a HDMI connection. After I updated that ...
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HDMI connection using VGA2HDMI to Panasonic Viera TX32LED8F

I tried to connect above mentioned together. It does not work at all unless I set 1280x768 resolution (TV's native is 1366x768). Anyway, if I do so, the image is shifted to the left. The size of ...
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hdmi screen extend lagging and no sound

When i use my tv as an external monitor (hdmi screen extend) it workes fine until i choose my tv as default speaker. then all my videos starts to lag and there is no sound what so ever. When i was ...
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Wirelessly transmit computer screen to TV? [closed]

We've got about 7 Ubuntu-based machines which we want to be able to display on a TV screen at will (but only one at a given time). What's the best way to do that? We haven't bought the TV yet, if ...
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Select Google music track on Android to play via Nexus Play/Fire TV/Apple TV -> AV receiver [closed]

I'd like to achieve the following setup: My music library stored in Google Music An app on my android phone that allows me to select a track from the library That track then plays on my home audio ...
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uTorrent .. How to Set Order in “ Prioritize by file order ”..?

This is cool feature to download TV serial.... But but i want to know how to set order ? If original order is wrong then ? When you use feature " Prioritize by file order " then utorrent downloads ...
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PC connected to HDTV via HDMI, no signal during boot sequence

I just assembled a computer with an Asus Z97M Plus motherboard and an EVGA GeForce GTX970 card (model 04G-P4-2974-KR). The display is a Philips 32PFL5605D/78, which is a 32" TV with 1080p resolution ...