wifi connect PC to TV/android/xmbc box

  panhandle 15:00 08 Jun 2014
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Is there a way to set up a wireless connection of PC to TV and/or Android/xmbx box? I do NOT wish to use HDMI! Thankyou.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:13 08 Jun 2014

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Make and model of TV? does it have built in WiFi if not then your going to have to connect using some form of media box.

I can connect my PC upstairs to my Humax Freeview Recorder (by home plugs or wireless) and that is connected to the TV via HDMI cable.

  panhandle 22:56 08 Jun 2014

Yes, TV is wifi/hdmi/usb etc. I am streaming wirelessly from an android/xmbc digi box no problems. I cannot cable it due to locations of devices.

Since posting I have learnt that you can get USB hdmi transmitter/receivers between 2 devices. Maybe this is the answer. They are not expensive,looking at amazon or e-bay; but do they work? Any idea?

I live in sunny Cyprus so freeview etc is a no-no. I use Film on, have a VPN and get i-player. I would just find it incredibly convenient to have PC on TV as well. When they were close together I had an hdmi connection and it worked fine.

I [might] have answered my own question with the USB; any advice welcome. I recall you have helped me before!

  panhandle 15:45 10 Jun 2014
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I have done what I probably should have in the first place & googled it. Yes - there are lots of gadgets on the market, mostly starting around 160 Euros/190 GBP - plus a few at a fiver - no thanks!

So I think I can sort this out, there is definitely a way; USB/HDMI sender & receiver or something like that, same principal as audio/video senders.I should have looked before. Thanks.

  bumpkin 17:13 10 Jun 2014

Starting at around 190 GBP I think I would follow Fruit Bats advice.

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