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For questions about devices that use audiovisual protocols to display video via an output device.

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Advanced KVM operation?

I have a rather advanced use-case that I need a KVM-type device for, and I was wondering whether such a thing even existed. I want a 3-PC setup; 2 desktops (PC1 and PC2) and 1 laptop dock (DOCK1). I ...
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High-quality webcam for streaming

For years now, the only webcam I've (rarely) used is the Logitech C200. This is by far outdated now and I'm looking for a high-quality, powerful webcam that would be ideal for streaming. I've looked ...
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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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Final Cut Pro X: iMac or Mac Pro for House of Worship?

I need to purchase a new Mac to run Final Cut Pro X. We plan to use FCPX to edit video of our weekly church service shot by 3 cameras. Sound will come directly from the sound board. I don't expect we'...
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Video extension "After the monitor" solution?

I have a customer who is looking to extend the output of a weather station into a second aircraft hangar at an airport. The vendor has approved doing this, but says that any solution we implement ...
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Multiple display connector combo adapter to VGA

I have a crash cart adapter with a VGA input. I need support for: DVI-I (full size required, mini would be nice) HDMI (full size [A] required, C and D would be nice) DisplayPort (full size and mini [...
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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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All region DVD player which also lets me skip unskippable titles?

I'm looking for a DVD player which is region-free and will play discs from any region, as well as allowing me to skip unskippable titles (usually ads). Like VLC Media player on PC can do, but I'm ...
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What's a good RCA capture card for streaming media?

We are putting together an e-sports team at college and among the games we play. There's Project M on the Wii and Melee on the GameCube, so we need a CVBS/RCA video capture card to record and upload ...
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One DVR device to standardize video surveillance on multiple sites

I am looking for a DVR like product capable of following: can connect to various CCTV cameras (with a standard BNC output) mostly PAL CVBS. downloading of historical data can be performed remotely (...
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Computer-vision hardware for the blind and deaf blind

I am looking for a hardware device which will allow a blind person to simply navigate in 3D space alerting to object types and giving options for feet and hands (feet first). Use a special five-stop ...
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Second-hand Thinkpad W520 (NVIDIA Quadro 1000M vs 2000M)

Is it worth to buy Thinkpad W520 with NVIDIA Quadro 2000M? The only difference is connected with the number of CUDA cores and Max Power Consumption. The same Thinkpad with 2000M is at least $100 more ...
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Using Intel graphics but no video port on motherboard

I have a Asus X99-E WS motherboard (LGA 2011 v3 slot) and it doesn't come with any video ports. Is it still possible to use the video capabilities of the Intel CPU or will I need to purchase a video ...
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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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Remote Whiteboards

Our software development team is spread out. We desperately need a white boarding solution and the basic web based ones aren't cutting the mustard. We've tried using our tablets to share our ...
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Digital Peephole Viewer

I have a motion-recording camera at my front door, but when the doorbell rings, the app takes so long to come up that I'm already at the door and sometimes it just gets stuck attempting to connect (it'...
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DisplayPort to HDMI adapter + HDMI EDID pass-through emulator, suitable for my 2160p (4k) display?

The relevant part of my system is straightforward - a Radeon R9 370 card with HDMI + DisplayPort output. The monitor is a 4K (3840 x 2160) Dell UltraSharp UP3216Q with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort ...
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USB-C splitter to USB-C video and USB data

I want a hub/splitter/device that takes input: one usb-c in (with displayport alternate mode) output 1: one usb-c video out (displayport alternate mode) output 2: one or more data outputs (can be ...
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Ethernet to HDMI output

I have an HP proliant micro server sitting in my home office and I want to stream photos and videos off this device and display it on my TV in another room. The TV also sits next to an ethernet hub ...
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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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High contrast video recorder, 1080p, to use with Zoom H6

I'm looking for a high contrast video recorder, 1080p. I have ordered a Zoom H6, and I expect to mount it on the camera, and I'd like to be able to syncronize the video and audio. I'd like to be able ...
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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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Graphic Card For Watching 4K Videos Without Gaming

Please, I need your help in selecting a graphic card that supports 4K resolutions (3840x2160 pixels). I mostly need it for general work and for watching some 4K videos. I don't play games at all and ...
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Need a PC that can Drive 4 Simultaneous Discrete Video Display Outputs

Currently my employer is looking at setting up a video tower display for a trade-show. We are planning on having 4 displays stacked but separated running the same video and only showing 25% of the ...
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4k Video direct to GPU

Is there a type of hardware spec on a CPU or any way in general to achieve this: I'd like to take 4k video from an external source and input it directly into the GPU of my computer so I can avoid the ...
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Battery powered camera and transmitter for outdoor use

I wish to set up a camera 500 meters from my house to send a live stream of a river over the internet. The camera and transmitter will have to be battery or solar powered and be able to transmit the ...
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Reliable computer for live streaming video to youtube 24/7

I have a live stream running that sends a 1080p video stream to Youtube. It receives the data from a camera in the network, converts the stream (using ffmpeg) and uploads it to the Youtube channel. ...
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good monitor for linux photo editing

I'm looking for a monitor to do photo editing on Linux. I have been really impressed by the Apple iMac 5k displays: the display is really sharp and the colors are really amazing. Obviously, I won't ...
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How to record 5-8 RCA A/V inputs on Linux? (24/7)

I am trying to record 5-8 RCA A/V inputs on an Ubuntu machine. This is the research I've managed so far: Easycap RCA to USB is a good device at a dirt cheap price. Except if your give it an HD video,...
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Choice of single-board computer for video output in embedded system

I am developing a product that incorporates various sensors and actuators, and also a monitoring display (5" 800x480 TFT LCD HDMI). Right now I have everything figured out with an Arduino handling ...
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Battery powered multi-camera outdoor home surveillance system where all video streams can be displayed on 1 screen

The key difference between this and a similar existing question is that I need my cameras to be not only wireless, but battery powered. I have one like this, the Ring "stickupcam", which is perfect ...
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Cheap device that have HDMI in and can run root-accessible Linux that can access this video data

Is there a device (laptop, TV, single-board computer, smartphone) that has HDMI port that can consume video (1080p @ 30 fps) and give it to Linux running on it (that can save it to file or encode it ...
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Large HDMI cable. Solid versus RJ45 Extensor

I need a 30 meters long HDMI cable. I've found solid cables that achieve this measure, and also found RJ45 adapters to extend short cables:          &...
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Seamless HDMI switch (2 or more inputs, 1 output) that doesn't disconnect the inactive source

I am looking for a switch to instantly choose between two HDMI sources (both 1080p60) and display the chosen feed as the output to another HDMI port. The important part, however, is that the switching ...
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Transmitting analog TV using a computer

I wonder what's needed to transmit analog TV using a computer. The requirements would be: Using a computer as source. Ability to share the full screen. Any PAL or NTSC Tuner. Multi-channel ...
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Monitor that can play video files straight from external hard drive, without internet or wifi?

Can someone recommend a monitor that can play video files straight from an external hard drive, preferably along a USB to USB connection and preferably in various formats (certainly including .mp4, ...
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Mount an IP camera to the top of a flagpole

I am trying to set up some DIY home security video streams. I have several IP cams, like the D-Link night/day wireless Cloud Cam. The problem is that it's hard to get a good angle and it's hard to ...
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Does anyone know of an HDMI splitter that strips HDCP 2.2?

I am working on a project that requires the use of an HDMI USB capture device, but because of HDCP 2.2, all captured video is just showing up black. I have read that some HDMI splitters can strip HDCP ...
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Dual monitor setup on a Radeon RX 470 (total resolution 4480x1080)

My actual single screen setup is an Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 470 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 (2x DVI-D, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 1.2; max resolution 5120x2880) on which I have connected an 21:9 2560x1080 ...
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What's the best home movie projector?

Given the number of video projectors on the market today, I'm looking for some recommendations. Here are the features I need: 4K-ready image quality should be still good during daytime (the room ...
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Inexpensive camcorder with mic input, HDMI output, and will not sleep

(edited by request) Is there a camcorder out there something like this? HDMI output that sends live signal (not just playback of recordings) external audio (mic) input able to stay on (not time out) ...
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What field monitors would people recommend for using with the Sony HX60 camera?

I am seeking recommendations for a field monitor, with screen size around 7 inches which can be used live with the Sony DSC HX60 camera on a tripod, while connecting to the camera's HDMI out port, ...
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Budget GPU for Ryzen 5 1600 on ASUS PRIME X370-PRO to play 4k video?

I have around 200€ to spend on a graphics card to go together with my Ryzen 5 1600 CPU on an ASUS PRIME X370-PRO mobo. My goal is to be able to play 4k 60Hz video on one monitor. Neither gaming nor ...
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Non-gaming video card and KVM [closed]

I'm looking for a non-gaming video card with two HDMI or displayport outputs and a KVM that has inputs to connect 2 computers via USB.
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Low cost tablet just to watch videos with at least a 25cm (10") screen - any OS

I'm looking for a cost-efficient tablet just to watch videos. So the most important things are: Great screen, at least 25cm (10") diameter, viewable at a reasonably wide angle (an angle similar ...
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RGB Analog Video Capture

I am looking for a video capture device that can successfully capture 240 & 480 (p and i) signals properly. I am not worried about LAG too much because I will be splitting signals to production ...
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Choosing PC for Programming. Fastests C++ app build

I am choosing hardware to build a PC. The ways I want to use it: Programming C++, Qt, Compiling, deploying Streaming how I am coding (not games) Virtualization. Running many instances of VMs or ...
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Graphics card for a coding desktop with three displays [closed]

I am looking for a graphics card that would be used in a desktop pc running GNU/Linux used mainly for coding. I won't run any games that would require high performance, but I want the card to support ...
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HDMI switches, preferably that support 4K @ 30 fps or better and that can be used in either direction

Looking at such switches on Amazon, I see many of them and I'm really wondering whether a $10 unit can really support 4K at all... Right now, I need this to send my Raspberry Pi to either my monitor ...
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Best phone currently available for recording video in indoor lighting

I know the Pixel can handle low-light and night shots fantastically, and with the 4a, a low price point. However, process magic starts to fail with video recordings. What are the current phones in US ...