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

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Convert a LCD HD monitor to a tv?

I have a 22" 1080p HD monitor that I used to use to stream netflix from my computer. Now I want to: Use my computer (or a Roku) to stream Hulu & Netflix. Then also use it to connect to a over ...
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Can I go from DVI to HDMI v1.4 to a TV that supports HDMI 1.3?

Would it be possible to convert DVI to HDMI (version unknown), then use a HDMI 1.4 cable to a TV which was created for HDMI 1.4? Consider my "scheme" below: (m = male, f = female) DVI (m) → HDMI ...
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Stop TV from turning off when used as PC monitor?

I have a new PC build temporarily hooked up to a TV until I buy a monitor. I'm using a VGA cable. The TV will turn itself off if I don't use the computer for around 10 minutes. I can't find any ...
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FiOS signal bradcast

Can I connect the FiOS set top output coaxial cable to my MOCA wifi/router input so to broadcast the unscrambled signal to my Roku Boxes?
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Resolution setting for 32 inch LCD TV as a PC monitor

I am using a 32 inch LCD TV as a PC monitor. And I have NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS graphics card. But unfortunately the highest resolution offered in my display settings is 1360x768. I want to know ...
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Connecting 3 monitors via HDMI

I am trying to hook 3 tv's up to one computer all via HDMI. This setup has already been installed and I do not have the option to switch to a DVI connection or use VGA. I have this graphics card: ...
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Can this DVD Player Play Modern File Formats? [closed]

I'm trying to get a TV with a Sony DVP-S560D CD/DVD Player going. They would like play some videos from the internet on it. Will the Sony DVP-S560D play MP4 files, AVI files, video CDs or do these ...
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EVGA 5830HD HDMI Output not working

I have an EVGA 5830HD I'm trying to get to display on my Hitachi L40C205 via HDMI cable and I keep getting "No Signal" on my TV, although the TV is getting the signal from my video card (I can see it ...
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Graphics Card supporting Two 50" TV's and a Computer Monitor

I've noticed a lot of graphics cards say that they can support multi-screen display, but it is always worded as "can support up to 3 30" monitors at 1920 X 1200" or whatever the case may be. I didn't ...
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Will my TV block my wireless router signal?

I have a flat screen LED TV on a shelf, and I'd like to put my wireless router behind it to save space, and to hide the router for a clean look. Will the TV's field interfere with the wireless signal? ...
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How to burn a DVD to display full screen on TV with correct aspect ratio

OK, I have this bunch of videos shot with my camera and I want to gather them and burn a normal DVD that I can play back with my standerd (non-HD) DVD player connected to my wonderful 16:9 TV. The ...
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Need to prevent external drive from going into sleep mode

I have a hard drive in a caddy with USB and eSata connections and I have a smart TV. I would like to use the Hard Drive to record TV shows. When I plug the hard drive into the TV via the USB and press ...
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iTunes not syncing TV Shows bought on Store to iPod Touch 4G with 5.x

Syncing with iTunes 10.5.2 on a Mac; I selected the shows (Season 2 of Modern Family) and tried to sync, but it only started copying an episode of Psych. Thoughts?
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Any way to stream Live TV from one PC to another in Windows Media Center?

I have one computer (my TV Server) that has a multi-tuner CableCARD in it, so I can watch/record Live TV in Windows Media Center. The problem is, I can only watch that on one TV. Is there any way I ...
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How do I hook a wirelessly connected DLNA TV to my desktop computer?

I have a Sony LCD TV that is DLNA certified and I want to be able to access the music files from my desktop computer and play them through me television. The two are on opposite ends of the house ...
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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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Connecting a laptop to a TV via HDMI

I just bought a new Dell XPS17 laptop (Win7) that only has HDMI output. My last 2 laptops had VGA, which I used to connect to my Sony Bravia 32" TV with no issues, but with the HDMI it's been quite a ...
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“Play on another device” function not working with Samsung Allshare

Briefly I can't get work "Play on another device" function More detailed My Samsung TV (which support network) and PC are in the same network. The problem is, I can play PC contents from TV. But ...
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Use a hard disk with TV and laptop simultaneously

We have a samsung TV and you can connect a USB hard disk to it for watching movies. I would like to have a hardisk that I can use at the same time with the TV and with my laptop. I wonder therefore ...
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Is there any software that tags movie metadata automatically?

I'm familiar with using MusicBrainz for MP3s. Is there an equivalent program that exists for video files?
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Are there any compatibility issues with 3D enabled grahics cards and big screen TVs?

I am looking at maybe getting a big screen TV for the sole purpose of gaming and am willing to drop $1k+. Time to bust out the ol' Best Buy cedit card (love the interest rate). However, I feel that I ...
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Detecting orientation changes in a LED TV/monitor automatically

I am looking for solutions to use a 42" LED TV as a computer monitor for my digital x-ray application. I want to have a TV monitor that can sense when it is being spun from portrait to landscape ...
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Convert DVD disc to USB stick so that it can be played on TV

I have several movies on DVD disc. I have also a macbook pro and a Samsung TV which can read movies in several formats (.mvk, .avi, etc) from an external USB disc. I wonder how could I convert a DVD ...
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Is there a way to stream wirelessly from a laptop to a TV?

I heard of such a thing like a box or a media player such thing that can connect wirelessly to stream movies from my laptop? Is there such a thing that can do it? How is the latency on it? I have ...
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LCD TV as VGA Monitor does not go widescreen

My PCs graphics card is a VIA UniChrome Pro III. The TV is a Digistar 27 inch LCD and supports a 1280 x 800 resolution. Under Screen Resolution in Windows 7, I can choose 1280x800 and 1280x768, but ...
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How to connect DLNA-ready TV to PC?

I have DLNA ready Samsung TV at home. I've tested it with my router. Everything goes well. Is it possible to connect the TV directly to a PC via ethernet cable? If so, how can configure the PC to ...
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Stream screen contents over network

At work, we are thinking of getting a TV for presentation/showing things. I had the idea that we could connect a PC, to stream our screens (wirelessly) through it, to the TV (like inverse screen ...
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lightweight app for USB TV-viewing under Windows?

Are there any lightweight "TV" applications for Windows that DON'T try to be all-encompassing home media center servers, and are content to just tune a 19.2mbit/sec ATSC bitstream with a USB 8VSB ...
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Is there a way to watch satellite channels on PC for free? [closed]

Is there a way to watch satellite channels on PC for free? I am talking about some specific free-to-air channels. I have technical details like satellite, band, transpoder Number, Downlink frequency ...
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How to watch videos on Sony Bravia TV through LAN?

I have recently bought a Sony Bravia 40EX520. To watch videos on it I need to copy them to a USB drive, which is a time-consuming process. As there is connectivity of LAN for the TV, can I watch the ...
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How does a wireless presentation gateway work?

Wireless presentation gateway is just what we need - be able to connect to projector or tv via notebook wireless link. However i`m curious about how these devices work. Do they send image at some ...
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USB TV tuner hardware or software issue

I am trying to run Intex USB Tv Tuner device on Windows 7. I had installed its driver and application (honestech TVR 3.0). From the control panel, I can see that the driver is installed successfully ...
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Open Source or Free Video Broadcast Software

I'm part of a college tv station, and we need some way to schedule broadcasts (right now we just play a playlist on a loop). However, we don't have the money to buy commercial broadcast automation ...
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Is it possible to use two separate USB tuners with Windows Media Center?

I'm planning to replace my traditional 'big box' Core 2 Duo media center (with twin tuners) with an Asrock Ion 3D Zacate-based µATX system, but this means forgoing my existing PCI-E dual tuner card ...
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How to send video from a PC to a SDTV

so I've got a relatively powerful PC with an Asus Dark Knight Geforce 9800 GTX+ graphics card and I would like to somehow play the video on my SDTV for TV shows, films etc. The only outputs my GFX ...
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Watch TV without using Media Center

I have a DELL Studio XPS 1640 with an inbuilt TV Tuner. The only problem is I have to use Windows Media Center to watch TV. Is it possible to set up VLC Player or some other player that can allow me ...
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TripleHead2Go - did you use it with PC to HDMI TV connections

Anyone connected HDMI cables to this box: Matrox TripleHead2Go ? And if yes what adapter did you use?
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3x 50" TVs and one mini computer

What would be the best way to go about hooking up 3 TVs (if you could recommend some) to a mini PC that would be behind one of the TVs. I have not purchased any equipment yet, just looking for ...
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Wireless Device for TV [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s the best way to stream video from my computer to my TV? (preferably wirelessly) I want to be able browse my PC through my TV via a wireless connection. The TV ...
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Ripping subtitles from a TV box set on DVD

I've been scouring the 'net for info on how to do this, but the popular subtitle ripping tools only select the VOBs and then the largest title. I want to rip subtitles per episode, or in DVD ...
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Tv Tunner card drivers/software in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 and I have problems with the TV card. I have this TV card is SAA7130 Video Broadcast Decoder Techcom TV Card SSD-TV-670 Where/how can I install its drivers and ...
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Wifi Television [closed]

Im looking to purchase a Wifi television and would like some recommendations. It would preferably need to be hardwired to the network. The solution will allow laptops to display their desktop image ...
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What are the options to avoid carrying USB media back and forth between my TV and laptop?

I have a Samsung C650 40" TV. It has USB ports from which it can play movies. It also has an Ethernet port but it seems that it cannot do samba nor NFS, only DLNA but then I will get a very bad ...
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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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I set my TV to 'extend' my laptop and to be primary display but

I set my TV to 'extend' my laptop screen and to be the primary display, but the TV won't display the primary duplicate display - I'm left with a laptop which just shows an area of blank screen. I ...
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TV tuner + video streaming over VNC

I have a dell precision laptop, with Nvidia graphics card. I am able to watch TV on it using a TV tuner card. I installed TightVNCserver on it, and am able to connect to it locally through a second ...
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Network Media Player with Other OS option

Not sure this is the right SE site to post this on but figure from the faq: "and is not about... consumer electronics such as media players, cell phones or smart phones, except when designing these ...
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Laptop to TV connectivity

How do you you get signal from HPdv7 laptop to TV (Sony Bravia). I connected HDMI between both, but no computer signal - just TV shows. It worked for me instantly with a different TV.
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Computer won't hook up to TV through HDMI

I have an Athlon based Asus motherboard with built in ATI 4500. I tried connecting it to my Samsung pn58c8000 through HDMI with no other monitor hooked up. It shows post on the TV and if I go into the ...
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PC VGA-out to TV HDMI-in cable possible?

I bought a VGA to HDMI cable, and attempt to connect the laptop VGA out to the TV HDMI in. However I'm not able to turn on the external monitor output on the laptop, when checking it and clicking ok, ...