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Microphone smart tv (tearing my hair out)

by Katie7075 / March 7, 2013 9:46 PM PST

Is there anybody out there please who can tell me how to install a microphone that can be used through Red Karaoke. I have looked everywhere on the net but even with the vast amount of info on the Samsung smart tv there is nothing to tell a layman or woman like me how to set up a karaoke mic or what mic to buy. I have the 51" one but can't find the serial number. Please help I would really appreciate it. Many thanks to you all.

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Re: smart TV
by Kees_B Forum moderator / March 7, 2013 9:54 PM PST

No need for the serial number, and the size isn't important either, but the model code is necessary. That's something that looks like UE55ES8000, for example.

Looking on the net shouldn't be necessary if you have the user manual. User manuals are meant for laywomen like you. Most often, it mentions the model number also.


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Re: Microphone smart tv (tearing my hair out)
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / March 8, 2013 12:00 AM PST

Hi Katie7075

Thanks for your question. Even without any info, I can tell you that I know of no US model that support line input of any kind by a 3.5 mm jack (standard microphone connection), and I know of no support for any sound input other than the built-in mic on certain models for SmartTV commands.

So if you can tell me the complete model code, as Kees suggested, and how you're tying to use the Red Karaoke, as the app on the TV or otherwise, I'll gladly help as I can.

HD Tech

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Microphone for Red Karaoke App for Samsung PN60F8500
by sm35975 / January 23, 2014 5:51 AM PST


I am trying to figure out how to connect a microphone to use with the Red Karaoke App (or any other karaoke app) with a Samsung PN60F8500 smart TV.


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Same question
by hazzzard / December 28, 2014 2:44 AM PST

I have a Samsung model UN50H5500AFXZA 50" Smart TV. I am wondering if I can use an external microphone with the Red Karaoke app. I have a USB microphone that doesn't seem to be working.


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So far
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2014 2:51 AM PST
In reply to: Same question

I've yet to find any Smart TV (current years of 2013 to 2014) that support USB or any other than the maker's mics.

I know some confuse PCs with Smart TVs. That's like comparing a toaster with a blender.

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