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Questions tagged [television]

For questions about devices to display programs broadcast over radio transmission.

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Best Device For Learning About Sending TCP Packets

I'm not sure if this is the right site to be posting this question, however out of them all from what I could see, this was the one that stuck out most.I'm a self learner, and am currently learning (...
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4-port HDMI 4K@60Hz KVM?

I would like to find KVM with: HDMI! 4K@60Hz (<=> HDMI 2.0?) that works between computers and TV Nice-to-have-but-not-required: Not too expensive A remote controller Looking good I have done ...
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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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A good 4K Android 7.0 TV with mic in 2018

I'm looking for a TV with Android. Ideally Android 7.0+ but 6.x is acceptable too. Requirements: No "stuttering" - a LOT of TVs I have seen in a shop are simply unacceptable when the video is ...
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TV - 4K, MKV from USB, Amazon Prime, Netflix

I am looking for a new TV with 55" that includes the following must-have's: 4K HDR HDMI ARC port DVB-S receiver Play MKV files from external USB drive Built-in Netflix and Amazon Prime clients 60" ...
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Need an HDMI Switch W/long cable for Wall Mounted TV

I need a switch capable of attaching a minimum of 3 devices. It either needs a very long cable from the switch to the TV, or the wire must be upgradable, as the ports on my wall mounted TV are 6' ...
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Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have USB Type-C inputs?

Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have USB Type-C inputs? USB Type-C can carry a DisplayPort signal so a TV could use it for the video signal. A quick Google search for this does not turn ...
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What are some good large 4K TVs with plenty of HDMI 2.0a/b or 2.1 ports?

I'm looking to buy a new 4K TV. It should be fairly large, above 50", but I don't care if it's 55" or 65" or whatever. The TV should support at least 3840x2160 at 60Hz with HDR on at least 2 inputs. ...
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Advice on buying a 4k Tv

Im looking into buying a new 50 inch 4K HDR Tv for gaming and general television functions. I really like the Panasonic DX802b but my main concern (although it is HDR ready) is that it will soon be ...
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UHD vs HDR vs QLED vs?

Okay so I just received the dreaded single pixel line down the center of my main TV and decided it was time to buy a new one. I am now overwhelmed confused and ready to start reading more. I am ...
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Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have DisplayPort ports?

Are there any large 4K TVs on the market which have DisplayPort ports? A quick Google search for this does not turn up many results. I found that many people have said that HDMI is the standard for ...
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TV set without internet?

Can you get a standalone TV set these days that works without an internet connection to show free British TV channels works without requiring a subscription, account, password, or any kind of user ...
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A Universal Remote that detects what devices are On or Off

I have a complicated Home theater system with a TV, a cable box, a Blu-Ray player, an AV receiver, a 3D adapter, an HDMI switcher, and an Intel Compute Stick. Over the years, I've controlled this ...
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TV white space transmitters and receivers

I heard the TV white space (Radio) is unallocated frequency given to broadcasting services. been reading about the superwifi using this frequency and thought how one can use it for personal use. Q1: ...
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What kind of output is this? [closed]

I know I have seen it before, on older Tv's, was wondering what to look for to convert it to optical.
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A touch screen TV with YouTube app

I have two autistic children, sometimes they mirror their iPads to our TV and they get very frustrated when they try use YouTube on the TV only to find out that it's not touchscreen. What I need is ...
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A product to turn an iPhone into an OTA portable TV

Up until the late 90's, it was relatively common for people to put portable TV's in their cars. These were handheld devices that allowed you to watch over-the-air (OTA) television signals for free, ...
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A product to watch 3D on a non-3D TV

There are three main ways to deliver 3D: Anagylph, the type of 3D involving the old red-blue glasses Passive 3D, the type of 3D you see in movie theaters nowadays, involving circularly polarized ...
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Device to view TV shows and movies stored on a hard drive in an organized manner

I have been moving my DVD collection to a 2 TB external hard drive, and I was wondering what my options are for viewing the media. I am not particularly interested in streaming the content since my ...
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My TV only has SCART connector, how can I hook it to my computer?

The model of the TV I've got is kind of old, but is pretty big and I'd like to watch movies on it, played from the computer. I'm not a specialist, but does any of you guys have any experience with ...
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Looking for an adapter to go from HDMI to RCA Component 480p

Request: I want a box which converts from HDMI or VGA to Component 480p without introducing noticeable lag. Additional information which describes my situation: I have a decent "Flat Glass" CRT SD ...
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Medium sized HD LED TV

I just wondered whether anybody had a recommendation for an LED TV with these features: 1080p horizontal resolution. DVB-T2 tuner ("Freeview HD"). 28"-32", ideally 28", but that size seems a bit ...
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Hardware to connect PC to analog TV

I want to use a TV that is on my bedroom with the computer, the TV has awesome quality, I am yet to see a "flat" TV that matches its picture quality without the price going in the 10.000 USD+ in my ...
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A/V receiver for HDMI, optical audio in

(Sorry for the title, but I'm pretty ignorant when it comes to home entertainment equipment) Recently, I got a 48" TCL Roku TV to replace a 59" Sony projector TV. It's pretty nice, with a good image ...
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Cheap solution to connect PC to TV

My desktop PC does not have a HDMI port, but my TV only supports HDMI inputs. Is there any way of connecting the two that is Cheap Reasonably reliable and Ensures a reasonable image quality I have ...
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Any REAL wireless webcams, that can be carried around and stream live in house?

The short version: Can anyone recommend a webcam that I can carry around the house - totally unwired? I guess it should be wifi, battery-charged, and if there are both mic and speakers it would be ...
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The cheapest Samsung Smart TV running Tizen with at least firmware version 1400

I need to locate a Tizen TV running at least version 1400 for work purposes. It needs to be Tizen because I intend to write Apps for Tizen. It needs to be at least version 1400 because that is where ...
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Dumb TV or Monitor with speakers

I'm looking for a Dumb TV or basically a flat panel monitor with built in speakers. Would want it to be somewhere between 15" to 20". Just want something that I can use in my workshop shop or tote ...
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Who's still developing non-smart TV's? [closed]

What companies should I look to for purchasing a top end non-smart TV? Given the entirely plausible set of scenarios where Smart TV's are susceptible to malware & the added cost of the "smartness"...
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Connecting cable box to laptop to view TV in real time

I have a cable box in my room and wish to connect it to my laptop, Asus N56VB. The cable box has a HDMI output, and the laptop itself has a HDMI port as well, which I know is an output only. My ...
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Streaming Devices

It can be very expensive to make your TV setup open for all kind of devices in our homes. There are many wireless display standards and having many different devices calls for these options to be ...
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4k 40" TV for programming

I need a 4k 40 inch TV that I will use when writing software. I need: HDMI 2.0 the ability to disable overscan to disable all image processing low lag around 40" in size I have seen that the most ...
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HDTV with HEVC (h.265 / x.265) support?

I'm looking for a HDTV capable of playing HEVC h.265 encoded videos from USB/PEN drive. Most of the HDTVs support h.264 standard but I could find any playing h.265 standard. More over it would be ...
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Remote for LG TV, LG Soundbar, and TiVo box

I lost my LG sound bar remote before I moved. Prior to moving I had DIRECTV and could use their remote to control the volume on the sound bar while performing all of the satellite functionalities I ...
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Network connected device to manipulate HDMI-CEC?

I have a relatively new HDTV I'm working with, and I'd like a device to remotely control the TV through HDMI-CEC. Ideally, I would be able to sit back and have a web console to control those things. ...