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connecting lg 50ln5600 to pc as a monitor

by aflocker / December 3, 2013 8:49 AM PST

I have tried to just connect the tv to video card using a dvi to hdmi cable but the pc keeps showing the tv as a digital media receiver and not a monitor

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by aflocker / December 3, 2013 8:52 AM PST

digital media renderer

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by aflocker / December 3, 2013 8:55 AM PST
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im using windows 7 and a NVidia gts 250

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Sounds good to me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 4, 2013 12:29 AM PST

As what the display is called is purely cosmetic I would never let that stop me. Is there more to this story?

Is LG not answering your questions? (or the person that sold this?)

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Using 50LN5600 as Monitor
by LG_Electronics LG staff / December 9, 2013 2:03 AM PST

Hello,

Happy to help here and sorry you are having trouble.

If we are understanding correctly, this should help:

Using DVI to HDMI is equivalent to using an HDMI cable in video quality; however, the DVI interface does not support audio so this connection will require a separate audio cable to be used.

Be sure to change the input on the TV to "PC" and make sure the PC is already set to the correct output and supported resolution.

If all else fails, please contact our customer service line at 1-800-243-0000.

Hope this helps.
^CL

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