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TV dongle info

I purchased a TV dongle because mine doesn't have bluetooth but the lag is terrible. Any certain brand I should check out ? Thanks

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All USB dongles should be laggy.

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That is, unusable to say connect a game console and play video games. No brand will correct this.

The only solution I found was to use a PCI TV card. Hauppauge was one I used years ago.

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In reply to: All USB dongles should be laggy.

Thanks Bob. I am actually trying to find a dongle to pair my bluetooth headset to watch TV. The one I have is fine to listen to music but it's annoying to have the lag while watching the tube.

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I wish that was noted up front.

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To avoid a delay we'll have to go without digitizing, packets and such. This rules out all BT and WiFi as the link.

There are headsets that take audio in and push over some other non-BT RF link. While BT audio lag should be minimal it is almost guaranteed to be there.

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