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LG wireless adapter, 47LV5500

by Normmm22 / February 17, 2012 4:08 AM PST

I recently purchased a display model LG tv. It had everything except for the wireless adapter. I saved $500 by buying open box, so I figured it wouldn't be a big deal to purchase the adapter separately.

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Given the lessons so far. Only LG parts for that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 17, 2012 4:20 AM PST

But one could use any wireless bridge and connect the bridge to the ethernet port.

It's a common device and I'm going to defer to the maker and seller for support.

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Wireless issue with LG
by MsMLucas / August 18, 2014 3:53 AM PDT

I also purchase an LG 47LV5500 out of box and did not receive a wireless adaptor. I do have an LG blue ray player with an adaptor and this is how I watch Netflix. At the time I purchased the TV wireless wasn't a want. Now I want to add LG apps so I can stream from my Amazon prime account and cannot seem to do this thru the Blue ray player. Can this wireless adapter work on the TV? Or am I going to have to buy a Roku or other device? I have an LG Network Blue Ray Disc Player BD640.

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For Amazon Prime I got their Fire TV.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 18, 2014 4:15 AM PDT
In reply to: Wireless issue with LG

All thumbs up here. Stellar unit.

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Amazon Prime access on LG TV
by MsMLucas / August 18, 2014 6:36 AM PDT

Thank you for the suggestion. I actually did have the LG wireless adaptor, but after several failed attempts to connect to my wifi I gave up. Will check out Fire TV definitely!

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Most of these can use a wired connection.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 18, 2014 6:45 AM PDT

As that's a good way to test if the TV can do all this, I test wired and if it works look at something like the Netgear WNCE2001.

HOWEVER LG is pretty spooky about their Smart TV and never did give a good response to

To me LG's silence on this was all I needed to advise turning off the smart bit.

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