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How to: use tv as second monitor wirelessly

by roblee121 / February 19, 2013 10:36 PM PST

What i am trying to achieve is set up my desk top to run two monitors. one being my standard 20" desktop monitor, and the 2nd one being a 46" tv mounted on the wall.

i want to make the connection to the tv wirelessly. what do i need to achieve this?

this is for my office so its important that it be done wirelessly.

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Sounds like "Wireless HDMI"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 19, 2013 10:44 PM PST

Too many solutions so what you need to know is that it's not done over WiFi. Some folk think WiFi is used or their network. So google "Wireless HDMI" to find hundreds of solutions.

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by sunwatcher / February 20, 2013 3:03 AM PST

USB to VGA kits might be worth a look at as well.

IOGear as an example.

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