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

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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, ...
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Would an external DVD drive work with an LCD TV?

I want to buy an external DVD drive, but I also want to use it to play videos on an LCD TV. Is this possible? Would the TV be able to interact with the drive over the USB port? Or is a DVD player a ...
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How to watch cable TV through Ubuntu?

Is it possible to watch cable TV (specifically Comcast in Massachusetts) through the monitor of a computer running Ubuntu? If so, what additional hardware and software are required for this? Better ...
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Hauppauge HVR-950Q - Linux - Over-the-air broadcasts

I am using a Hauppauge HVR-950Q and have the device installed and setup in Linux. I cannot however watch over-the-air broadcasts. If I reboot to Windows, I can watch tv (about 15 - 20 stations). I ...
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Do TVs from the UK work in the US [closed]

I'm thinking about getting a TV while I live in the UK but I'm going to be moving back to the US eventually. If I bring the TV back over will it work?
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Why does black show as brown when computer connected to TV via HDMI

I normally use my computer connected to a DVI monitor using the computer's HDMI out. I tried connecting it to my television and there's a brownish tint to everything (any black backgrounds show up as ...
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Is it possible to record TV via HDMI?

Is it possible to record TV via HDMI? If so, can you recommend a way for a Windows 7 user to record TV via HDMI to a laptop?
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Why does my vga cable keep causing tv monitor to flash?

I have a Dell laptop with Windows 7, and use a monster vga cable to connect to my tv so I can watch DVDs. However lately the tv has been pausing/flashing at regular intervals and it gets really ...
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What is the best way to make my own “TV station” (through computer)?

I want something which I'm not sure is possible. I would like to: Suppose I have 100 movies in one folder. I want to put all of them in playlist or in a loop, so that they keep running continuously ...
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Is there such thing as an off-the-shelf DVR without a monthly subscription?

Well, that's pretty much it. What are my options? I don't mean for anyone to outline the steps for building a DVR. I just want to be pointed in the right direction. Let me outline what I think my ...
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Unreliable HDMI from Gateway Laptop to Pioneer HD TV

How to improve reliability when connecting Gateway M-1618 laptop with a Pioneer KRP-500M TV using HDMI? Problem is that HDMI connection dissappears every minute or so for about 1-2 seconds. That is ...
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Watching UK TV though a proxy server in the US through the Wii [closed]

I have everything set up and can watch BBC on my PC through my proxy server. When I try and stream through the Wii, I get to the correct page, click on the PLAY arrow...and wait.....nothing. I ...
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Why does my new LED LCD TV look worse than my CCFL LCD monitor?

At work we wanted a large 1920 x 1080 monitor to use with a certain program. Since monitors with this resolution seem to currently stop at 24", we went for a LCD TV so that we could have 26", and in ...
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Looking for Full Screen Web-Browser in Vizio or Samsung TV's [closed]

I see that Google TV, inside Sony, has a Chrome browser. Is the same thing possible inside Vizio, or Samsung, or any other TV? The 42" Vizio is $499 at Costco, and the Sony with Google TV is $999. ...
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Boxee on Dell 32in TV causes headaches, how to troubleshoot?

I have revamped an old pc, installing 4GB ram and a 256MB video card so that I could run Boxee to a Dell W3200 series TV that came with my apartment. It is connected via VGA, resolution is 1360x768, ...
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How do I get my desktop (windows 7) on my DLNA TV? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live screencasting from a Windows PC to a DLNA-enabled TV - possible? It looks like the world+dog is writing wrappers around vlc and ffmpeg to provide a DLNA server, but ...
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TV and PC sharing USB external drive?

I would like to know whether it is possible to connect a LED TV and computer to a USB external drive at the same time? Ultimately it would mean nothing needs to be unplugged and I can enjoy media off ...
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Can my older computer be connected to a newer 32" Sony Bravia LCD television?

I would like to connect my older computer system to my Sony Bravia LCD television. Some system configuration info is below. CPU: Pentium III, 1.2 GHz RAM: 256 MB Motherboard: Intel 810E Is this ...
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3 monitors + a TV on a single card with Eyefinity?

Greetings all, Right now I have a fairly standard video card with 2 DVI ports, one powering my single monitor and another powering my HDTV (with a DVI-to-HDMI cable), which are in separate rooms. I ...
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Do all the network cards use the same frequency to send signals to wire?

I am comparing my cable TV wire to my network wire. In a TV cable wire, different frequencies are used by different TV channels. And since a certain channel use a fixed frequency, I think the only ...
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1080p HD TV as Computer Monitor

I have a 1080p LCD TV with a refresh rate of 60 Hz. My graphics card has a HDMI output, if I use this TV as a monitor will I notice any loss of quality compared to a purpose built computer monitor?
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Connecting a computer to analog cable

I have a PC with all the usual outputs and a couple of TVs in the house with inputs to connect to a computer. Now, what i would like to do is get rid of cable TV and using the input into the splitters ...
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Windows xp laptop wifi internet to ethernet port for TV

I have a Dell Laptop running Windows XP Media Centre edition with Internet using Wifi in my bedroom on 1st floor. The Wifi router if on the Ground floor. I recently purchased a Sony Bravia TV with a ...
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Dual Video Cards (Primary, Secondary with HDMI) to Provide HDMI Out Signal to TV

My computer is currently running Windows 7 Professional x64 and the computer has an nVidia GTX 260 graphics card with dual DVI output (only), which is hooked up to my dual monitors. I just recently ...
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Sony Playstation 3 PS3 Won't see Media Server

I'm kind of lost, not really sure what to do so if anyone can input me on this I'd highly appreciate it. (I'm getting to the point where I'm about to do something stupid). I recently purchased a new ...
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Sony Bravia (KDL-32EX402) audio connection fails

Hey. I'm having trouble connecting my computers audio to the TV (Sony Bravia KDL-32EX402). I'm using a standard AUX cable (some kind of adapter for L/R to go into the headphone plug on the computer). ...
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Can I use usb tv tuner without pc?

So here is the story: I just got basic cable tv installed, but i don't have an actual TV. All I have is my pc with gorgeous 30 inch DELL WFP 3007 HC monitor. Installer have told me that if my ...
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Issues with the internal TV Tuner cards

I want to know if there are any issues with the internal tv tuner cards. Because we are connecting to the motherboard. If any reverse currents happen then the mother board will have a problem.
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Sony Internet TV Quality for Mid-High Range Build and XBOX 360 [closed]

I was wondering about Sony's new Internet TVs with built-in Google TV functionality, and their performance when it comes to gaming with a mid-high end PC build, as well as a 360. I'm not very ...
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How do I keep windows XP from automatically changing the screen resolution?

I have an Asus EEEBox (EB202, intel GMA 950) hooked up to my 1080p TV (DVI->HDMI cable). I use it to watch standard definition movies and TV shows. I prefer to run at 1280x720 so that I can see ...
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Need to connect laptop to an analog TV

I have a somewhat recent, but already outdated, albeit nice analog TV. I also have a dell laptop and a MacBook (with an adaptor for standard VGA monitor). I wish to use one laptop or the other (but ...
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Mac - interference over mini-jack plug/cable

I am an iPhone developer and I have to have the phone near my Mac. My Mac headphone (mini-jack) output is connected to my TV audio in (mini-jack). I have this for years and I always worked near my ...
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Is there any NAS+Media Center that supports WiFi networking?

I built a little server machine and tried the Windows Home Server. I liked it, although it did have its issues, but now the 120 days trial has expired and I'm not sure I want to stick with it. I'm ...