1. Joined : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       25 Feb 2015 #1

    Help With TV Connection Name


    Anyone know what kind of connection this is (sorry for the poor quality).

    It says its a LAN connection but a standard CAT 5 cable won't fit, i'm guessing you need an adapter or something but what kind

    It's a Samsung UE40C8000XK

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    Cheers,
    Jamie
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  2. Joined : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
    Posts : 1,422
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       25 Feb 2015 #2

    After having searched for ages then coming here, i just refined my search slightly and come across this...

    SAMSUNG OPTICAL LAN BN39-01154L

    So i'm guessing that's what that connection is
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
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       25 Feb 2015 #3

    On page 28 of this owner's manual: http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/co...01Eng-0402.pdf
    There's a LAN adapter shown that's supposed to have come with the TV.
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  4. Joined : Nov 2013
    Toronto
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       25 Feb 2015 #4

    yeah, it's a samsung proprietary LAN adapter.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       25 Feb 2015 #5

    On page 4 of that same manual, it says that the LAN adapter should be included with the TV.

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  6.    26 Feb 2015 #6

    Hi there

    Thanks for the info --remind me NOT to get a Samsung TV -- what's wrong with a STANDARD LAN connector -- my Panasonic has one AND internal WIFI. Why on earth is Sansung using that type of adapter and not a standard LAN socket.

    I think companies should be BARRED from making all these stupid type of connectors --unless there's a reason for it -- and as current LAN can work at speeds of far faster than any ISP is capable of delivering there's 100% no need to change the standard yet.!

    What on earth was Samsung doing. I've no objection to the Mini-HDMI connector as per Surface 3 pro - simply because the device is smaller and needs a smaller space --but a decently sized TV having problems with standard LAN !!!!!!

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  7. Joined : Dec 2013
    Cheshire, England
    Posts : 1,422
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       26 Feb 2015 #7

    Cheers for all the replies.

    @jimbo45 i think this connection was required due to how thin the TV is (in fairness to Samsung, the cable does come supplied).

    The main reason for looking it up was because a friend has inherited this TV and hasn't got that adapter so needed to find out what he needed really.

    Regards,
    Jamie
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