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LG introduces Tv with "wireless" HDMI connectivity.

Discussion in 'High Definition Displays' started by ndole, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. ndole

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  2. bidger

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    I can hear the Monster Cable execs weeping. ;)
     
  3. ndole

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    Nah, they'll just throw another layer of shielding on that 4ga. HDMI, and call it deluxe.:rolleyes:
     
  4. Juanus

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    well, you would still need an HDMI cable from your components to the box. For example if you have a playstation3 or a DirecTV box or something.

    Sony had these on the market earlier this year. The XBR10 series and they started pulling them off the market. I thought it was because of the wireless connectivity part, but maybe it was something else.
     
  5. ffemtreed

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    or come out with an air osmosis inhibitor that makes the air better for HDMI signals.
     
  6. bobukcat

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  7. The Merg

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    Samsung also had a version of this last year and then discontinued it.

    The benefit of this is that you only need to worry about the power cable hanging from the TV when it is up on the wall. I would love to not have to worry about hiding cables in the wall or having them hang down from the TV.

    - Merg
     
  8. Juanus

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    If Samsung had a version and discontinued it...
    And Sony had a version and discontinued it...
    That doesnt make me want to run out and buy one. Something is up.
     
  9. BarkingGhost

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    Not going to happen. They are too busy and too giddy filing suits against anyone and everyone for the use of the word monster. What, I'm about to get a letter from them for using the word monster twice in this reply. :D
     
  10. ndole

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    I hope it's better than the wireless composite nodes I bought last year for the tv in the kitchen. They'd booger up every time the fridge kicked on, or the microwave was run. Super Lame. :rolleyes:
     
  11. 4HiMarks

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    The principal use for such a thing would be remote access to a DVR or cable box. The article seems to indicate that it is line-of-sight or nearly so, which makes it pretty much worthless.
     
  12. ndole

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    Very true, I'd probably pass unless it was RF capable.
     
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    At CES last year Panasonic demo'd a 60GHZ solution. It was roped off so only the people demo'ing the gear could get near it. Probably because walking in the wrong place with too many people would have killed the signal. The 60Ghz band looks promising, but it's a long way from being ready for prime time.
     
  14. Mike Bertelson

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    I can see it now..."Get our new Monster Superwhampladyne HDMI cable...It's better then wireless" :D

    Mike
     
  15. hdtvfan0001

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    They demoed that unit at the CES 2009 show this past January.

    Neat to see it actually being released as a production product.
     
  16. Mike Bertelson

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    I find myself wondering how long before A/V component will come with wireless HDMI built in. It's the future. :grin:

    Mike
     
  17. LarryFlowers

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    There is a square plastic insert home theater builders use by cutting a hole in the drywall and inserting this plastic insert for all of the wires going to the wall hung flat panels. A second insert is placed at baseboard level for the wires to exit the drywall and connect to the hardware.

    These holes are easily patched if removal ever becomes necessary.
     
  18. LarryFlowers

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    I have a very good friend who is a home theater geek. He has pursued wireless HD for years now to one conclusion...

    It just isn't ready for prime time, it is inconsistent, easily interfered with and just not stable enough to make its use practical.
     
  19. The Merg

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    The point is though that you still have to put two holes in the wall and run the cables through there.

    - Merg
     
  20. Nick

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    Just because you can mount a flat-panel display on the wall doesn't necessarily mean you should.
     

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