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

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P2P HDMI adhoc streaming device?

is there such a thing? Basically I am looking for an HDMI dongle that would stream p2p between a computer and the hdmi dongle connected to a TV. Chromecast only works if connected to a router with ...
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Convert WAN to LAN

Let's say I've got my router on point A and my Tv on point B. A <--------> B I need to connect them through internet to get a signal on my tv. I don't want to use a cable to achieve this, so I'm ...
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How can I know max power output of a power supply in a LCD tv? [closed]

I would like to integrate an Atom mb inside a 22 inch tv. It fits there, I will take heat into consideration, etc. The mb will use a 12v DC pico psu. As the TV power source already supplies a 12V ...
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Video calls on Samsung smart TV with Tizen OS [closed]

Unfortunately Skype is no longer supported on smart TV's. Is there any other application available for video calls? or is there any workaround to bring Skype back to TV. Thank you
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SONY KDL-55W808C doesn't recognize SAMBA shares

I was wondering if anyone in the Superuser community was able to get SONY's KDL-55W808C Android 5.x TV to recognize and connect to SAMBA shares using stock apps, like e.g. Video. In my setup SAMBA is ...
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Finding what is specifically wrong with resolution on TV-as-monitor

Apart from my regular monitor (Acer GN246HL), I'm using a little TV (Memorex MLT1931) as a second monitor (through HDMI -- my graphics card is an AMD Radeon 7800 series -- device manager/radeon ...
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HDMI sound cuts out (notebook to projector via 4x1 switch)

Issue: I'm having troubles with the sound transmission from my ASUS zenbook UX305F (Windows 10) to a Logitech Z533 2.1 speaker system. The speakers go completely silent for about 3 seconds more or ...
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TV showing 1080P When my computer says it streams 4k (UHD)

So i've bought an LG 43UF680V And it's amazing, but here comes my problem: I have an ASUS X555UJ and in specs it can stream 4k throught HDMI. My screen size says it is 4k, but the tv info panel says ...
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How to get XFINITY TV in VLC. (I have an list of streams) / found U-Verse stream

I have recently found the Xfinity Cloud TV api, sent the request and got the text here: text file Does anyone know what to do with this? I want to be able to play it in VLC, but all I get when I put ...
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Will a bootable USB drive work on a TV?

I have a USB flash drive with 32-bit Ubuntu Linux and an External Hard Drive with Windows 10 32-bit. What would happen if I were to plug 1 of these into a TV? Will it boot from the USB? Or will I only ...
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TV resolution goes down when connected to PC using DP/HDMI connection

I have a Windows 10 Lenovo T440 laptop, which I have connected to a TV using a display Port to HDMI connection. The TV is a Samsung 55" 1080P LCD TV. Now, as soon I connect the devices and extend ...
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Streaming 4k videos from ubuntu server via DLNA

I am running an ubuntu server in my LAN. Streaming videos and music was done with mediatomb but it looks like the server denied sending UHD videos. I also tried MiniDLNA but ended up with the same ...
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How to convert a video file from mkv to a format supported by the TV set?

I have a mkv video file which contains the following content: > mkvmerge --identify original.mkv File 'original.mkv': container: Matroska Track ID 0: video (V_MPEGH/ISO/HEVC) Track ID 1: audio (...
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My TV is not detected when I connect to my laptop through Thunderbolt/HDMI cable

I have a laptop with Thunderbolt(Mini Display Port) and ofcourse TV has HDMI port. Si I bought a Thunderbolt to HDMI cable and connected the devices but TV is just not showing up when I press Detect. ...
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HDMI Cable Dropping Signal - Quality Issue?

I bought a cable to connect my pc to my now fairly old 50 inch Sony Bravia TV. I picked a cheap one as the distance is only about 3 metres: https://www.amazon.co.uk/AmazonBasics-High-Speed-HDMI-2-0-...
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Play cable TV server content from PC

I am renting this DLNA-enabled set-top box from my cable TV provider. This documentation mentions it is able to stream TV content to my PC (sorry, only available in Japanese, search "...
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Is it possible to use my monitor as a HDTV?

I have Airtel DTH HD+ connection and a old TV but I also have a Samsung LCD monitor with only a VGA port and no audio port. My set top box has 2 USB (for recording purposes), 1 HDMI port and 1 RCA ...
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Connect TV to wireless network to play media files from network storage

I have a Western Digital MyBook external network hard drive connected to my router and part of my wireless network. I can access it from my laptop (Windows 7) and my phone (Samsung galaxy S4) and my ...
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Send sound to AV receiver but have only 1 monitor in Windows

I have a very complicated problem that I hope you can help me with. I have the following setup: PC with: DVI out to primary monitor HDMI out to AV-receiver, which then goes to TV and 5.1 sound ...
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How to control a TV from Linux?

I have an always-on Linux server (Ubuntu 15.10) connected via HDMI to a TV. I would like to ultimately get rid of the TV remote and use a wireless keyboard only (which I use today to control kodi ...
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TV doesn't work as single monitor for PC

Hello i am running Debian Jessie with KDE and i am trying to use my Sony Bravia TV as a monitor but i have a very curious problem. The TV has a VGA cable which i connect to the computer via a DVI ...
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Different latency on 2 different TV's

Im streaming games from my pc to my living room with a Raspberry and Moonlight. The thing is, when I play on a LG M2362D I have no latency. But when i play on a Philips 47PFK6589/12 I do have a ...
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TV connected to PC via HDMI stopped working

I have a PC connected to a Sony Bravia TV via HDMI. It worked fine for more than a year until it started to lose signal from time to time. And then one day it stopped working at all. I don't think it'...
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TV connected to PC goes black for a second on its own or when turning a light switch on/off [closed]

I already read a few questions around here about this issue and while some of them provide a good clues, I think mine is specific enough to deserve its own question. The problem: TV image goes black ...
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Set top box works(signal arrives) only when i hold braided shield of coaxial cable [closed]

I am using LCD monitor as TV using TV-tuner card and set top box connected to it. When I connect coaxial cable to setop box, there is no signal on monitor. But when I hold braided shield then clear ...
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Using Windows 10 laptop to watch Amazon Fire TV

Netflix can stream in 4k, but only if you use a dedicated hardware DRM decoder. The prime candidate is Amazon Fire TV, but it seems it is designed to plug in via HDMI. Thus my question: is there any ...
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Is there a way to connect non-smart TV to PC via USB?

I have a non-smart TV with USB features, I can plug a USB drive with media like video, music, etc. But it's kind of hassle to remove and replug everytime I want to fill new data into the USB drive ...
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VGA connected Monitor flickers when TV source != HDMI/PC

I have a PC with inbuilt graphics card that is connected to my TV through a HDMI cable and to a monitor through a VGA cable. When the monitor is on and the tv is on with it's source set to HDMI (ie, ...
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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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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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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 >channels_dvb-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 don'...
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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 ...