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Questions tagged [tv]

Television. Can be used to display video and project audio or it can be used for video display only. Questions regarding the functionality and usage of TVs to watch broadcast programmes are off-topic.

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Stream screen to TV via network, miracast or vmware horizon?

We're a hospital and using VMware Horizon to garant our employees access to their personal desktops from any client in the campus. There are: A thin clients running a kiosk version of Windows 10 1709 ...
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Cannot mirror my laptop (windows 10) to Panasonic Smart Viera TV TX-32FS500B

What I can do is: connect TV and laptop to internet wifi I can see the TV to connect on my laptop as it appears in the following image link: Add a Device (dialogue message) But it displays "Couldn'...
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HEVC 10 bit streaming to full HD TV

I have a low power desktop (ASRock Mod 1150 H97M with integrated graphics, Intel Pentium G3258 CPU, 1920*1200 monitor, Windows 10) which acts as a media server in my home. My TV is Sony/Android TV/ 55 ...
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Monitor is off but still detected by computer

I currently have a Seiki (SE32HS01; provided by my Advanced display options) TV (monitor) hooked up to one of my NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB HDMI output. I use it mainly to watch videos if I'm laying ...
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Surface Can't Connect to Tv?

I have a Surface(not pro but not RT) running windows 10. I plugged in my mini port cable in and the hdmi side into the tv yet the tv says no signal but I don't see any picture. I know they are ...
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How to Send a Huge Sized Movie to a TV from a Laptop

I own a Lenovo laptop Windows 10 built-in and a Philips Smart TV 7500 Series. I just wanted to watch a 4K movie on that. Never did such a thing so I need a small help in this case. I've downloaded a ...
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SMART TV's LAN and PoE

I have a WiFi router with LAN and WAN ports but without PoE (no Power over Ethernet). If I connect my SMART TV (tcl led43p2us on Android TV) to router like that does TV get internet access and will be ...
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Can't connect to the internet while the TV is connected

At home, I can connect multiple devices (laptops, cell phones, TV) to the internet and it works most of the times on all devices. For some unknown reason though, sometimes I am not able to connect to ...
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Computer won't display image on one particular TV

So after building a new computer for myself, I gave my old one to my roommate, but for some reason it will not display anything on startup when connected to his TV. The tricky part is that I've ...
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Windows 10 fonts look ragged in 1920x1080 HD TV

I connected a Microsoft Surface Book 2 running Windows 10 to a 1920 x 1080 Philco PTV42E60DSWN TV (HDMI port) and the borders of fonts (but also in images) look all ragged (see comparison to 1920 x ...
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How to split HDMI signal to two displays (not at the same time) [closed]

I would like to run my PC on my monitor (for work) or sometimes on my TV (for gaming), not both at the same time. What kind of adaptor am I looking for? I've tried searching but was unable to find ...
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What is up with screen resolutions? [closed]

I thought, it is determined by the horizontal pixel width, but why is 1920*1080 1080p but 1280*720 720p? It makes kinda no sense or is my source wrong?
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Laptop screen broken; can't get hd tv working though HDMI

I have a Asus UL50vt laptop, and the screen is broken. I have a sony hd tv, but I don't know how to get it working. I'm trying the fn-f8, but nothing happens during bootup or after I log in (at least,...
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Tv's stated resolution of 1024 (h) x 1080 (v) and aspect ratio (16:9) don't match up [closed]

Sorry if this isn't the right SE forum. Our TV is a Fujitsu Plasmavision P42HTA51E. In the Specifications section of the manual (which you can view here) it says WIDE PLASMA DISPLAY Series Name: ...
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How to toggle a screen on and off?

I have a current setup of two screens on my desktop, but every now and then I want to connect my tv as well. I currently have a HDMI switch to toggle from a screen to the tv, but that isn't working ...
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How to force a monitor to be recognized as a Generic Non-PNP monitor in Windows?

I have an Insignia NS-19E310NA15 monitor. Normally when I connect the monitor via VGA to my computer, my computer recognizes the monitor and limits the maximum resolution on the monitor to only 1366 ...
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How to determine which part(s) do not support 4K @ 60 Hz (potentially HDR) via HDMI?

I’ve just bought a TCL 40P62US supposedly 4K HDR TV (I can check using its built-in YouTube app that 4K HDR @ 60fps works, although the HDR effect is so-so), however I can’t yet get 4K SDR @ 60fps ...
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Pink area on white background on TV screen via HDMI

I got a mac mini, and I'm connecting it to a Panasonic-Viera in HDMI. On an area of the screen, I see light pink when the background is of light color (especially white background). I do not see it ...
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Cast 4K video from 1080p PC to 4K smart TV?

My PC has a 1080p screen resolution. My graphic card is a GTX 1070 (which I suppose should handle 4K video). I have a 4K smart TV (Hitachi 49f566w654). In my Nvidia config panel (right click on ...
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5.1 Speakers connected via Optical to LG TV, TV connected to PC via HDMI

I have a PC at home that I believe is at least 6 years old. It has one of these as the graphics card which I now have connected to my TV via HDMI. I then bought some Logitech 5.1 speakers which I then ...
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HDMI to tv show slow motion video

I have an hp pavilion dv7 laptop I connect my laptop to my tv using hdmi cable My laptop screen is on my tv screen but when i put a video this video play slowly with a good audio i don't have a ...
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What codec/capability is needed for a video player to play (French) TV stations as VLC does?

There are internet providers that are also TV providers and the user is able (at least in France) to see at least some of the TV stations (he/she is paying for) in VLC on a computer connected to an ...
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Why are networks designed for TV better at providing the show when they use same medium as internet?

Why is it faster to watch television shows the 'normal way' through something like cable or satellite, compared to watching them over the internet? This may sound like a funny question, but ...
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Windows 10 using correct resolution on HDMI to TV

I have a UHD TV connected over HDMI 2.0, this is the only display. In Windows, resolution is set to 3840x2160@60Hz. Whenever I turn on my PC first and the TV afterwards, the TV reports an unsupported ...
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How can I get my computer to be recognized as “PC screen” and my TV to be as “Second screen” in Windows 10?

They are the reverse. The monitor is connected through VGA, the TV through HDMI. The computer is running Windows 10 and has an Intel graphics driver. When I press Win+P these options are shown: PC ...
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External display (TV) suddenly shows poor quality image

recently I started using this 22" LCD TV as a second monitor for my laptop. Everything went fine, I tweaked it with the standard display settings in Windows 10 to display a 1920x1080p image. Note that ...
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VLC multi monitor and multi computer wall output

Lets say we have a 3 x 3 tv monitors (all 1080p) setup with each having their own mini computer. Is there a way to do stream 1 video file such that that 1080p movie is scaled and streamed across all 9 ...
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How to calculate minimum/maximum bandwidth for users of a home network?

I am using the TP-Link Bandwidth Control feature to limit speeds of various users over a 10mbps total bandwidth. Since I use IPTV, so I basically want 2 of the Smart TVs to be given priority so they ...
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How to set up Steam Link?

I recently got the Steam link but its specification is not really helpful. There is just a diagram without any description what to do. From what I can figure from the diagram, I'm guessing I'm either ...
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Why are my video colors getting messed up?

Since around October last year I've been having an on going issue with my HTPC where the color on video will randomly get messed up when watching full screen videos. The display ends up getting heavy ...
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Share data from PC to TV - no lan port (usb only)

I have moved into the new unit and there is a TV with 2HDMI ports and 1USB only. I used to stream movies from my server (Ubuntu) to my old PC via miniDLNA but since this new one is a crappy one and ...
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How can I put my tv audio to my computer with 3.5mm jack?

Hello I have a chromecast and it is set up to my tv and my computer is connected to it and it sends the sound to my tv but I don't want that because I can't connect my headphones to it so I am trying ...
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Do you need a computer to use a Chromecast? [closed]

Does a Chromecast require a computer to use it? Do you need a computer to set up a Chromecast? Can I stream Netflix with only the Chromecast, an HDMI TV, wall power, a Google account, a Netflix ...
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How to stream VLC video to HDMI on TV? (wired, no Wifi)

I connected my laptop (dell inspiron 3521) to my TV thru HDMI ports, every thing is working well, my desktop screen is displayed on TV, when I open VLC and stream some video I click on full screen ...
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Is IPTV good and free of buffering? Should I use a set top box for it? [closed]

If you have had experience with IPTV for streaming live channels. Tell me how good it is, compared to satellite and cable TV, because I tried streaming live sport on the internet on my laptop from ...
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Do I need to wire a CAT5e cable a certain way to provide digital TV over fiber optic?

Fiber optic internet, phone, and TV service comes in to an outside mounted ONT. Two CAT5E cables run into the home from 2 of the 6 ports on the the ONT, which I am assuming is one for internet and one ...
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Project tablet to TV and run video when tablet is in stand by [closed]

What i'm trying to achieve is this: I'm gonna run an app to a tablet(iOS or Android) which will be connected to a TV, and I want to be able to see what I'm doing on tablet to that TV(project screen) ...
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Not able to get 1080p resolution when connecting laptop to full HD TV

So we have a new FHD Tv and I tried to connect it to my laptop just to check gaming/video capabilities. I connected them through a HDMI cable, which supports 4K and 3D as well. My laptop’s display ...
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Office workstations connected to one TV via ethernet

In my office, the developers are often have to stand up and go to each-other to take a look on the screen and its content. I wish to make this a bit easier and faster for them. There is a wall located ...
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How do I make Ubuntu sleep after my TV is switched off?

I would like my HTPC box (Ubuntu) to automatically sleep after my TV is either switched off, or another HDMI source is selected (TiVo box). Also, I would like my HTPC box to wake up again if the TV ...
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Not able to wireless project (mirror) from Laptop to TV

I have a Dell Win 8.1 Core i5 Laptop - I am trying to connect wireless to my TV, to use it as a projector...unsuccessfully. :( I have a Samsung 32' Smart TV (Manual can be found here :http://www....
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Streaming PC desktop on tv - wireless without internet

Is there a device that allows me to stream desktop on tv via wireless, but without internet? I have Chromecast, but it needs internet connection. Thank you.
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8 computers and 2 big monitors. Easy way to use and / or change screen source?

In our office we have circa 8 computers and two big screens. Pretty frequently we need to change PC source to different one. For example we start with PC 1 - TV 1 and PC 4 - TV 2. If we want to change ...
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How use p2p tv url in linux?

There's so many p2p tv url e.g: p2p://167.114.79.64:12100/594e2708000c49ce385d504c3d2e4ea2.ts I have try mplay and vlc. But all can not play this url. I can not get any info about p2p tv url. Can ...
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Use dlna on Samsung tv

I have an old TV that's DLNA capable. I am able to stream content from my laptop when it and TV is connected via Ethernet. But can't when laptop or phone connected via WI-Fi. The TV does not have WI-...
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HDMI weird behavior

I have a Sharp smart TV, I need to connect my laptop to the tv, I previously had PlayStation 3 connected. When I connect my laptop through HDMI nothing happens, then I tried connecting PS3 again to ...
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Automatically switch Playback device when HDMI TV is off

I Have a PC running windows 7 with 2 Playback Devices: 1) speakers - connected via "3.5 mm jack" 2) TV - connected via HDMI (This is the default Playback Device) both devices are plugged-in all the ...
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How to connect an Android TV Stick to a pc

I have a Coowell Android TV stick: http://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_484213.html I'd like to upload an APK file to it. There are these inputs/outputs on the stick: Big USB marked "USB 2.0" ...
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Tuning in TV to Raspberry Pi output. On a channel, not on HDMI. Impossible?

For highly esoteric reasons, in fact almost embarrassing, I would like to connect my Raspberry Pi to a normal "tuner" CHANNEL on my ("standard" five year old) LCD TV. Of course I realise that this ...
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Why is Plex Server transcoding file that can be direct played?

I've installed Plex Media Server in my Raspberry Pi 3. It works perfect but it doesn't have enough CPU power to transcode (when it tries the video freezes every two or three seconds). One of my Plex ...