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How to play a 'screensaver' on my TV - fish tank or fireplace?

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by Veccster, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. Dec 25, 2012 at 9:35 PM
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    Veccster

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    I'd like to use my 55" TV to play an ambient video of a fish tank or fireplace. I know there are several DVD options but I'm wondering if I can download something to a USB and play it using the USB port on the side of the TV.

    The TV is a Lg 55LH40. I also have a Roku player, blu-ray player and PS3.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Dec 25, 2012 at 9:36 PM
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    95 taco

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    sub'd. i like the idea of the usb drive in the side.
     
  3. Dec 25, 2012 at 9:46 PM
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    I see no reason why not. Also, my cable provider offers several screensavers in the menu as well.
     
  4. Dec 25, 2012 at 9:53 PM
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    I'm just not sure the TV would have the software to play a video. Your computer needs something like quicktime or windows media player....without software, it doesn't know how to read the information stored on the drive.

    Can you load driver software on a thumb drive?
     
  5. Dec 25, 2012 at 10:04 PM
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    i can on my new samsung "smart" tv... 55"....don't remember the model.
     
  6. Dec 25, 2012 at 10:05 PM
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    If you have a roku, you should be able to go to YouTube and just search fireplace or fish tank.
     
  7. Dec 25, 2012 at 10:07 PM
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    Or through the PS3.
     
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