use broken 50"tv as computer monitor?


Old 05-17-18, 05:35 PM
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use broken 50"tv as computer monitor?

I have a samsung smart tv that broke as soon as the warranty was over. I want to just use the screen as a monitor now, needing only an HDMI input really, just wondering if this board would work ok?
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Old 05-17-18, 06:22 PM
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You would be asking us to guess at a repair.
If the TV is broken.... the HDMI input won't work either.

That is a dedicated input control board. It will only work on certain TV's.
If your TV is dead.... a more likely problem would be a power supply failure.
If the power light isn't lit or flashing.... the power supply is out.
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If the TV still works okay using a different input in back e.g. VGA and if your computer or that board delivers the matching video signal then you can use the TV for your monitor.

I do not understand how to kitbash boards such as the one you are referring to into home built projects so I cannot help in passing judgment as to what the board will do for you.

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