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connecting TV to wifi


Marko797

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Can anyone tell me what I need to do this, or if it's possible at all?

I have a Samsung LED TV which has an ethernet connection and also USB. Someone has mentioned there are certain dongles which might let me do this.

I currently burn any videos to DVD, then play them via the DVD player, but thought if the wifi connection was possible, I wouldn't need to go through the burning DVDs process.

What I'd like to be able to do is connect my downstairs TV wirelessly to my upstairs desktop pc and watch films (which are on the pc hard drive), using the wifi which is provided by my router and wifi extender (Devolo).

I hope someone can advise. Thanks,

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ßeta

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Depending on the model of your Samsung TV click here

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BRYNIT

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From what I have read the wifi or ethernet connection is only to allow web contents on you TV, it will not allow you to view videos from your computer.

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ßeta

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That statement depends on which TV you have. I.E If the TV is DLNA Compliant you should have no problem.

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Marko797

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I'll check my TV capabilities out. Sorry for delay in coming back on this.

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QuizMan

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I bought that Samsung wifi stick for £20 less than the Amazon price in Richer Sounds (pre VAT rise).

Whilst I use it mainly for BBC iplayer and YouTube, I see no reason why you cannot stream data from a PC. Alternatively, depending on file size, you could transfer it to a USB stick and play it direct on the TV.

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QuizMan

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Just found the link for Richer Sounds.
click here

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Marko797

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thnx but I don't think vids can be played via usb, although music can...unless I'm missing something of course

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ßeta

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That again depends on the model of your TV which you do not mention.

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QuizMan

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Samsung LE32C650

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QuizMan

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Oops pressed send too soon - sorry. Was just giving an example of a TV where it works OK for me.

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