TV

Forum discussion tagged with TV.
  1. Dankpepe5000

    Question What can I make out of a LCD tv what doesn't boot

    So basically I have a LG TV , what works , but doesn't boot. It just blinks 3 times but the screen never turns on. I was wondering if there was anything I can do with it , maybe make a spare screen what doesn't need the TV's OS. I'm not sure if this is the right forum to ask in , but maybe...
  2. L

    Question Separate monitor displays with tv displays

    I ordered an oled tv to play on and I’ll be connecting it to my pc build. I currently have two monitors connected at all times. I will always have the tv connected as well but I don’t want it always displaying on the tv. Is it possible to have my pc switch between displaying on just the two...
  3. R

    Question 4 faded/dead vertical pixel lines. Only reacts to certain colors. 65PUS7363/12 Philips TV

    So today I noticed 4 vertical lines going that are either dead/stuck/discolored, I'm not able to make sure of what it is sadly. They're all close to each other, all with a 3-4 pixel gap between them, with the problematic lines being 1 pixel thick each. One of them goes all the way to the top but...
  4. J

    Question SSID not showing

    Hi Folks, Hopefully this is the right place to ask this. I recently got a new LG TV, one of the nanocell ones, to give a rough date of the device. I'm trying to get my VPN working with it. As i don't have a VPN supported router, and the TV uses WebOS rather than android. I'm trying to use my...
  5. W

    Question Selecting a new TV

    Hi. I appologize if this is posted in the wrong section of the forum, or on the wrong site for that matter, but i need some advice in selecting a new TV. My budget is 1000 USD max, and the fact that i live in Norway does narrow down my options to mainly Samsung and LG, with a few TCL, Philips...
  6. Chris_Cross

    Question Is it possible to setup HDMI over IP via wifi repeaters, access points and a router?

    I have Virgin TV setup in the Living Room with a Tivo system attached. I also have a TV in the the dining room currently setup for Freeview with a crap signal. The goal is to split the HDMI signal from the Tivo system to both the TVs so that I have a choice of which TV to watch a programs on...
  7. F

    Question TV possibly bricked, please help.

    Yesterday I shutted off the tv and it worked ok and today I turned it on and the startup screen shows, and then just horizontal line turning on and off in a bootloop. The only way to shut off the tv is by shutting the power in this mode, tv remote doesn't respond. This is how it looks: View...
  8. Z

    [SOLVED] TV doesn't support 3.5mm jack, any work around?

    I recently bought LG 43UM7290PTF tv, it doesn't have 3.5mm jack support and only has toslink. I recently bought new wired headsets and I will be rarely watch tv with headphones so don't want buy another pair of headsets. Is there some kind of converter I can use to get 3.5mm jack support?
  9. G

    Question PC detects tv, but tv says "no signal" until I restart the tv at least once

    I have a strange issue. When I start my tv while my pc is on, it sometimes will not show anything even though the pc detects it. Restarting the tv however will usually solve it immediately, but its annoying. Anyone know the reason to why this happen? All latest drivers/updates are installed...
  10. [SOLVED] Raspberry Pi TV Project (Advice needed)

    Hi fellow members! I am looking for some advice from some people who have knowledge with Raspberry Pi, unlike me who are indeed very noob-ish in this. I have an older Raspberry Pi (I think it was the first version, but I am honestly not sure!) Picture 1: Picture 2: Now, what I am trying to...
  11. S

    Question I received a text message notification on my Smart TV ?

    So here i am minding my own business on my phone, when I notice a sub box showed up on my TV. Me thinking its just a shut down prompt without looking I scroll along to press no so it doesn't turn off. I notice nothing happened when looking up the sub box said "are you sure you want to block...
  12. BenJi2d

    [SOLVED] Does PC gaming TVs exist? I need one.

    Hi there people! While I was thinking about the PC build I'm currently trying to figure out, I realized that I have two TVs, but no gaming monitor. For now, that was completely fine, because with my 1080 Ti and nearly all settings set to ultra and 1080p / 1440p I was never able to see much more...
  13. L

    [SOLVED] 4K TV Recommendations

    I’m in the market for a new 4K 50-55 inch TV, and I was looking for suggestions. Ideal budget would be under $800 with a hard limit of $1000. Heard good things about TCL 635 and I’m a fan of the Roku integration. Anyone have experience with the TCL options or alternatives? Main use cases would...
  14. M

    [SOLVED] TV half booting up weird problem

    My TV is not fully turning on whenever I press the power button. The display panel lights up but then the software doesn't start such as showing the tv logo like it usually does. Just a lit panel. I don't think that it's the LED panel which is broken as there's no sound etc either I've tried...
  15. Question [Samsung UN40ES6100] Repairing an old television with a periodically flashing backlight

    Hello, I'm pretty sure this is the right board to ask this but correct me if I'm wrong. I'm the owner of an old Samsung UN40ES6100 LED-LCD TV. I'm not sure when we bought it, but I do know it hasn't been working properly for quite some time. When turned on, the display will appear dim, turn...
  16. condemption

    [SOLVED] Can anyone explain the problem and suggest any fix/solutions?

    Hi guys! This is what getting last Monday. I tried cleaning the T-con board connections and nothing changed. Feels like there exists some Snapchat filter. I request any fix or solutions which I can do myself because in this Pandemic situation I want to maintain the social distancing as much...
  17. exploding_psu

    Buying a new TV, needs some (well a lot of) inputs

    So my family and I are going to move to a new house next month, and we finally have a space for a new TV. Now, I'm a little unsure about which TV to buy (haven't yet settled on size etc). I do have a bit of 'wanted features list', but as TV isn't my domain, I'd like some input on the matter. A...
  18. RonAhar

    Question Possible to transmit TV audio into PC?

    Hey there, I urgently need to record something from my TV and do not have time\money to invest in an actual capture card, and one of my friends suggested using an Aux cord and connect it to both my TV and PC. Now, I did connect them both and practically no sound came from either devices, I am...
  19. L

    Question LG OLED TV - HDR Effect Issue

    Hello all. I have both my Windows 10 PC and my PS4 hooked up to my LG OLED TV via certified HDMI. When viewing my PS4, my TV picture setting uses ‘HDR Effect’ mode, which is the correct mode. However, when I’m viewing my PC input, it shows it as ‘Standard’ mode without ‘HDR Effect’ mode being...
  20. G

    [SOLVED] Best cost-efficient GPU for 3 monitor display (5760x1080)

    Hello Everyone the title is pretty much self-explanatory. I need to get a new GPU and prefer not to shell out a large amount of money for a GPU that would eventually fail before being fully utilized. I'm gaming on 3x 1080p monitors at the moment. One other thing I need to take into...
  21. L

    Question Need nerd help with monitor issues

    I have a Toshiba 55SK8000PUA as my main monitor and a Samsung S32D850 as my secondary. The Toshiba is HDR and the Samsung is not. I have HDR enabled on the Toshiba (also enabled via windows) and it works fine. However, there are occasional problems. For example, when I have HDR enable on my...
  22. S

    Question Power supply has black scorch marks on a particular area, what components are damaged?

    So, I found that my TV wouldn't turn on, so naturally I assumed the power supply was broken. So I opened the Tv and found black scorches in one of the areas. So, I feel like I know where the issue is, I'm just wondering, do I need to replace diodes or small capacitors? Circuit board image...
  23. T

    Question Smart TV to Internet via PC's Ethernet

    Hi, I want to connect my smart TV to the Internet via Ethernet through my PC. The reason I want to do so is that I stream media via Ethernet to my TV. But the model does not allow to connect to the internet via WI-FI and keep the wired connection to the media server. It either has one of the...
  24. [SOLVED] Jagged edges on some icons, text and games using 32" TV

    It doesnt matter If I use fxaa or x8 msaa or change the resolution, It always looks like this My GPU is a 3gb 1060 and the resolution of the TV is 1366x768 It also happens with any bright color
  25. sargentchimera

    [SOLVED] HDR issues / Constant Black Flickering while PC gaming

    I have an LG E8 TV and it is great, no issues streaming in HDR, but HDR PC gaming is a mess. With HDR on every few seconds the screen flickers black. I have noticed that when it does flicker, the TV shows it is switching between HDR and SDR, and this flickering can last 5-30 seconds with as...
  26. G

    [SOLVED] HDMI tv ports 4k/1440p 60hz problem

    dunno really how to say it in the title... basically I have 3 hdmi ports in my UHDTV and only one hdmi cable works fully (which is short) in ONE hdmi port (port 1) so heres whats up: My issue is that only 1 port works 4k 60hz and every res at 60hz (port1) port 2 and 3 only 4k 60hz rest of...
  27. _dawn_chorus_

    Question Help choosing a TV for someone who hasn't owned one since 2004

    I just have no idea about TV's or what might be important to be looking for. It will be pretty much just used for movies and streaming with maybe some multiplayer type fighting games or something. So I would like a "game mode" which seems pretty standard now. I have a nice monitor I use for most...
  28. zambama

    Question hdmi

    Is it possible to do hdmi to a tv watching netflix , while gaming on the same device . Netflix on the tv , while im playing a game
  29. P

    [SOLVED] 4k TV as a monitor

    Hello, I was just wondering about using my Sony Bravo's XE93 4K HDR TV as a computer monitor. I recently got a pc with the specs: RTX2070 super, I7 9700 3Ghz, MSI Z390-A PRO ATX LGA1151 Motherboard, Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory, Corsair TXM Gold 550 W 80+ Gold...
  30. L

    Question Choosing between 3 TVS

    Hello guys Been watching TVS on amazon for months, but never could pull the plug, but i'm tired of this so getting one for sure. TCL 50DP628 - 329.99£ Samsung RU7100 - 384.99£ LG 7500PLA - 389.00£ It will used for netflix & youtube with FireStick For me is important: Best black colors...
  31. J

    [SOLVED] PC DVI-D to TV HDMI color issue

    I have a Nvidia GPU that's hooked up to my PC monitor (1920x1080) via a DVI-D cable. This GPU is also connected to my non-smart Philips TV by HDMI. There's a color/contrast issue and it looks as if the TV screen has this obnoxious blue filter over it with Win10 night light on. It is is...
  32. Dazinek

    [SOLVED] Nvidia and 4k HDR TV

    Hey all, Want to understand this fully and get this figured out.. I am wanting the best possible picture out of my 4k tv (Samsung 55in MU8000), Supports up to 10bit and has HDR. In nvidia settings when I am at the color settings what exactly do I set everything at? RGB then full output...
  33. M

    Question Need 4KTV Recommendations

    I will possibly buy a new 4KTV this upcoming Black Friday or Cyber Monday. However, I am not a TV expert. Although my intention is to look at TVs in person before making a decision, I would appreciate recommendations on TV models. The only brand I am ruling out is Samsung due to past issues...
  34. F

    [SOLVED] Gaming with tv

    Is gaming on a tv recommended? And if so what tvs do you guys siggest?
  35. J

    [SOLVED] Why is the circles not smooth?

    Okay so I'll start by listing my specs: Motherboard - Msi g41m-e43 CPU - Intel Quad Core Q9450 Graphics Card - Gigabyte GTX 650 1GB RAM - 4GB DDR3 Power Supply - Vantec van-4600 (460W) Hard drives - Seagate 160gb 7200.12 & Seagate 250gb 7200.10 OS - Win 10 Pro The display is run through a 32"...
  36. D

    [SOLVED] Getting low fps when playing on TV but great fps on Laptop

    Greetings so here's the problem, when i play Control on my laptop, i get solid 60fps on 1080p max settings. However, when i connect the laptop to my 4k tv, the fps drop dramatically. There are stutters and the fps are still low even after i drop to low settings (resolution was kept at 1080p)...
  37. Dshiftr

    Question Activating 5.1 channel on Yamaha RX-V1800

    Hi all, Going to format that post as best as possible, hopefully everything is clear. My equipment Pioneer Elite Plasma TV (paired with the Pioneer PRO-R06U). Yamaha Receiver RX-V1800 Xfinity Cable box (latest) 5.1 surround sound setup all wired into the Yamaha Receiver. The Problem I am...
  38. N

    Question Can I Run 2560x1440p @ 120Hz? (43" Samsung UN43NU6950 Native 4k @ 60Hz)

    Greetings, I searched the forums and the only thing I found relating to this TV was on Tom's guides and it was about the speakers. So I decided to post here. I have a 43" Samsung 4k TV I purchased from Costco: UN43NU6950...
  39. A

    [SOLVED] Which one is better 32" Smart TV or 40" Non smart TV

    i want to buy a new TV for my PC and for watching TV also , well i'm from Algeria and the fancy Brands are expensive here so i going to buy local made TV's , Iris E3 smart TV 32" and Stream 40" Full HD TV Non smart i won't using this TV for gaming since i haven't a powerfull GPU i will use as my...
  40. H

    Question Is is possible to transform a external DVD player into home DVD player?

    Is is possible to transform a external DVD player into home DVD player? I bought an external DVD player some times ago. Recently my home dvd player died... Was wondering if there exists some kits or anything that I could plug to my external dvd player to use it on my TV. Such as one side USB and...