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Pc not displaying on Tv [closed]

I am new to pc gaming. I recently bought a gently used pc. I want to plug it into my tv for couch gaming after work. I used the hdmi cable that came with my ps5 to connect them but I cannot get a ...
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Small TV furniture (current screen is 55") also fits a much larger 75" screen?

I have a TV furniture, which is very valuable to me because I got it as a gift. The TV furniture has a width of 107cm and currently there is a 55" LG TV on it. I want a bigger TV, but keep the ...
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TV That Supports Direct Casting from Phone Without LAN or Wireless Router Involved

I want to purchase television for someone whose only internet access is via their Android phone. She doesn't even have a wired LAN or a Wireless Router, or any home internet service. However, I'd like ...
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Best TV brands for privacy

Which are the best and worst smart TV brands with regards to advertising and data collection? I know of course to avoid Samsung and understand LG isn't much better, but how about Philips, Sony, JVC, ...
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Monitor as TV - are lack of 24p and Dolby Vision a big deal?

Related to this question : the monitor in question (Aorus FV43U) does not support 24p and Dolby Vision. I don't really know what either of these things are; are they a big deal when it comes to ...
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AVR + Hi-Fi speakers?

I'm moving into a new home and I'd like to buy a TV and a sound system for the living room. I'd like to use my sound system to: Listen to music (say, playing from my phone via bluetooth) Use with the ...
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Television with input lock

I previously owned a television, a Toshiba, which allowed locking all use of the device, including the various inputs via a PIN code. My latest television, a Vizio, only provides parental controls ...
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What hardware can I use to run digital signage on my 3 TV video wall?

I need to setup a video wall that's composed of 3 horizontally aligned TVs (1 x 3). The 3 TVs are 4k (3840 x 2160), use HDMI and are not daisy-chainable. I'm looking for a computer/hardware that could ...
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Are there any adapters for ribbon cable to HDMI?

I have a JVC - LT-40CA790 Android TV 40" Smart Full HD LED TV with Google Assistant. Which has a broken screen but everything else seems to work I think like the audio, not sure bout the rest. I ...
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Switch between headphones and speakers on TV

I have bought my grandparents a cheap Android TV (distributed under the name Dyon Smart 42 AD in Germany). While they like the device in general, the audio is less than great. They also have two ...
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Connect PC 4k 60FPS to TV over range

I am about to move into my new appartment and I have to following problem: I will have my desktop pc in my office room and would like to connect my 4k TV (LG, 2018 model) to my pc for some gaming on ...
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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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ATSC OTA tuner wanted

Looking for an ATSC (i.e., American) OTA (over the air) HDTV television tuner. PCI bus, PCIe bus, USB 2, or USB 3 all OK to use. Must support a Debian/Devuan distro Linux media center / Personal Video ...
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TV that behaves more like a monitor

Need TVs which behave more like a monitor (as below). Only 4K mainstream priced TVs, 40-60 inches, supporting RGB 4K60 over HDMI 2.0 ports are considered. 40 inch+ monitors are very expensive, 40 ...
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NON IR Remote Control Replacement for a Samsung UN50KU6300 TV

I need to replace the remote control of my Samsung UN50KU6300 TV. My main priority is too find a remote that works like the original did, in that, the remote would work without line of sight with the ...
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Display monitor with fast Boot-up / Picture-on time

I need recommendations for a cheap display monitor for use in CCTV door access. To save electricity the monitor will remain powered off at all times, until somebody needs to answer the front door and ...
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Convert M3U IPTV playlist to Coaxial cable signal

Is there a device which you can feed an IPTV playlist to and outputs the signal via a coaxial cable, to be able to use on any new/old TV in the house? Context: I have internet subscription but no ...
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Cheapest possible TV or monitor to use with retro PCs (PAL)

I would like to recuperate my youth and play around with Zx81, BBC Micro, Commodore Amiga, etc All of these us a TV as display, and in Europe take PAL input. Can anyone recommend something very, ...
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TV with broken audio jack how to connect wireless headphones?

I have a television with an audio jack, which I used in order to connect to my wireless headphones (through a connecting base sold with the headphones). Unfortunately, the audio jack is now damaged, ...
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Full HD TV that will turn on automatically after a power outage

Please recommend a TV that meets the following criteria: Full HD resolution Has a USB port Has an HDMI port Reliably turns on by itself after a power outage (either at all times or only if the outage ...
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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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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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