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

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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 tv?...
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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 ...
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How to exploit the Sony Direct-rR-Bravia mode with windows 7?

I bought a new TV (Sony) and I set it in WiFi direct mode. On my laptop, I see a Direct-rR-Bravia wireless connexion. I set the key and tried to connect to it. The link switchs continuously between ...
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Overriding/fixing TV HDMI EDID with Windows

My Samsung JS8500 TV provides a default EDID with only 2 channel audio to Windows/Nvidia. e.g. under audio playback devices, or the monitor device in the Device Manager, the number of audio channels ...
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Hard drive working on TV but not on computer(s)

I have Seagate external powered 1TB hard drive. Its around 5 years old. Around 1 year before I brought Samsung LED TV which supports USB drives to watch media content. After that I use to switch that ...
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Streaming PC with windows 8 to a TV over network

I have a LG TV. I have noticed that I can stream most movie files, for example mp4. files using windows media player, by right clicking on the video->Play to -> LG TV. I am interested if I can stream ...
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Does HDMI connected LCD monitor produce sound from my computer?

I Have a question about using an HDMI-connected LCD TV. When I use 'extend' to extend my desktop to my TV, how do I get the audio to (appropriately) play from the TV? For example, when I put a movie ...
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pc to tv ( black screen)

I have a desktop PC and recently I tried to connect it to the TV instead of the monitor. My monitor uses the resolution 1280x1024 (5:4 ratio) and the TV uses 1366x768 (I guess this is the right ...
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Network based monitor output to smart TV

TL;DR I want my TV to act as a PC monitor but due to the distance between my TV and computer, a normal (VGA/HDMI etc) isn't an option. How do I achieve this? I've got a server, that has windows 8....
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Sharing external USB hard drive between 2 TVs

I have purchased a new 43 inch 3D Sony TV. This TV has USB and HDMI ports on it. I also have a 32 inch old Sony LCD TV (8 years old now) which I plan to install it in my bedroom. This old TV has a WD ...
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Start VLC command line but not successful stream

Hi i used this code worked with my old tv-tuner (it connected direct with my PC and i used tv digital for streaming. Start "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc" dvb-t://frequency=522000000:...
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How to fix video and audio out-of-sync (sometimes)?

I have a avi video file which plays perfectly on Linux (using e.g. mplayer) and on one TV, but when using another TV the audio happens to be out-of-sync with the video by about 5 seconds! This does ...
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Live TV streaming with Tvheadend works fine on laptop, but not on home server

I have a DVB-T TV tuner USB dongle (Afatech AF9013/AF9015) which I'm using in conjunction with the latest version of Tvheadened and the latest stable build of Kodi. I ultimately want my small home ...
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Why does TV interfere with WiFi?

In my home, we get internet and TV both over an optical fibre. The setup is, this Optical terminator -----Router----Switch---Set top box---TV--Wii U | | ...
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Issue connecting new laptop to HDTV by HDMI

I recently upgraded from a Lenovo G570 to a Thinkpad T440. I had previously connected that G570 to my Olevia 232 S13 without any issue, and streamed movies and such from my laptop to watch them on the ...
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Locking the first screen, but leaving the second screen unlocked

I have an LCD monitor connected to the computer via VGA, and I have a TV with computer connected via HDMI, and the desktop is extended between Monitor and TV. When the computer is locked (should be ...
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Watch TV shows so that I can continue where I left off [closed]

I have several TV shows or series on my harddrive such that folder one contains all of the West Wing TV series and folder two contains all of the Simpsons TV shows and folder three contains all of the ...
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How to switch audio from computer to TV (hdmi)?

At the moment my laptop is connected to the TV via hdmi. Both devices are active and can play sounds. Although I'm quite tech savvy, audio has never been my forte. My conundrum is this: While ...
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How do I watch TV channels broadcast using DVB-T2 television standard on my computer and tablet

I am clueless on what one need to do in order to watch TV channels that is broadcast using DVB-T2 television standard on computer (Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 OS) and tablet (Android tablets). I know ...
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JPGs created with Imagemagick won't display on TV

I am trying to convert a free ebook from PNG to JPG, so I can read it on my Sony Bravia KDL-40R470. This is how I converted the PNG file: convert -density 117 -quality 80 progit.pdf progit.jpg ...
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How can I fix/patch a small hole in an LCD monitor?

I’ve had this tiny little hole in my LCD panel for a couple years now, and it’s been bothering me. It must have been hit by someone not paying attention or during a move. It is not dead/stuck ...
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unable to manually change hdmi resolution when using a tv as a monitor

Recently i hooked up an old tv for use in my home studio. It is a 32" JVC LCD screen...pretty old: http://www.cnet.com/products/jvc-lt-32g80su-32-lcd-tv/specs/ What I want to do is to connect this TV ...
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Transferring smart TV's audio to bluetooth headset [closed]

I am having LG 32LB5820 smart TV and Nokia BH 121 & byte corseca dm5710bt headset. I want to stream my TV's audio to my headphones. I am quite unsure what should I be looking for. I thought I need ...
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how to setup separate desktop session to laptop from TV

My wife and I need the laptop but we have only one. Actually I have an office laptop too which is crap but I can't let her browse on that. The laptop runs Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot. I also ...
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Tv and Computer connection HDMI

Using A DVI to HDMI adapter on my GPU connected with an HDMI cable to my HDMI slot on my LG TV UN32E5000. My TV loses connection when my PC sleeps or I push Ctrl + Alt + Delete. TV has latest ...
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Graphics card won't fill screen

I am currently using a GeForce GTX 650Ti with three monitors. Two of which I have hooked up via DVI and my TV which is hooked up via a Mini HDMI port (Goes into a receiver first and then the receiver ...
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I Can't See My Media Files

I have a new laptop MSi GE70 2PE Apache Pro with Windows 8.1. I am trying to stream my Blu Ray MKV Media Files from my External Hard Drive, to my Samsung 3D TV UA60F8000 via the Windows Media Player, ...
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Can't hook my PC up to my computer screen using VGA

I recently bought a Desktop PC, it was a rather old Dell, that I wanted to use with my TV screen. However after connecting my computer with my TV using VGA (Which is the highest available solution to ...
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TV Shows torrents

I have a TV shows RSS feed on my server, set to automatically download new tv shows. I also have a script that moves the TV shows into the correct folders with the correct names for Plex to use (B:\TV ...
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Having an issue getting picture from my laptop to my tv

My laptop is connected to my HD TV using a HDMI cable. I was getting picture before my laptop had to restart. Now after the computer rebooted I am getting no video signal. I checked the HDMI cables ...
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How to properly connect and configure PC to TV

When I connect my PC (Windows 7) or Mac (Yosemite) to my FullHD Plasma TV, it is properly recognized. However the whole experience is not as good as with a 'native' media player device. The following ...
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TV Monitor Displayed Resolution and Settings resolution are different

I have a laptop that I connected a TV to using an HDMI cable, and it is supposed to be at 1920x1080 resolution. It is actually displaying everything at 1280x720. My computer uses an integrated ...
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How much would it cost to replace HDMI port if it can be done separately [closed]

After the lightning struck my house, my PC doesn't recognize TV as a output, while TV recognizes HDMI input. Exhausting a lot of options here http://redd.it/2ribe7, I want to know would the whole ...