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Is there any satellite decoder system with SIM card that can extract and send the active channel PID or SID?

Is there any satellite (free tv) decoder system with SIM card that can extract and send the active channel PID or SID? The system extracts the PID or identifiable id of the active channel to send it ...
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Android tv box for dolby vision and lossless audio formats passthrough

What can you recommend for playing video files with dolby vision? Also it should support the passthrough of all the lossless audio formats through HDMI (Dolby TrueHD, DTS-MA, atmos). I would like to ...
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Device to stream video from NAS (SMB network share) to TV?

I have lots of video files stored on my network-attached drive. All the computers in my network can access this drive and the videos on it. Currently this is achieved through Samba (each folder on the ...
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RCA to VGA converter

I have a VGA monitor and want to use it with a set-up box that only has RCA output. I want a converter that is RCA to VGA. I have been unable to find anything likely to work. I have found VGA to RCA ...
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Home movie player for DVD/Blu-Ray

Years ago, I was into home PC DVRs with many tuners, lots of storage, and awesome PC-based playback throughout the house. I started with Beyond TV and when they quit developing new home user features ...
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Cheapest 1080p HDMI Netflix device

What is the least expensive Netflix client device that supports HDMI 1080p output and has a remote control? It can be wired or wireless. Bonus points it it has the ability to play video from the ...
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