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  1.    18 Feb 2016 #11
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Win10

    What's the advantage of this expensive adapter over the 10-15$ Chinese sticks?
    I use a few of these "Anycast" sticks and additionally to Miracast, they also support DLNA(ok) and Airplay(not tested).
    I can cast fine from my Win 10 convertible (off course, you need a Widi compatible chipset, Intel in my case).
    Works like a HDMI cable.
    Casting from newer Android devices works anyway.
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  2.    18 Feb 2016 #12
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    If you look at the picture of the monitor in the link Brink posted both ends of the cable are plugged into the monitor.
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  3.    18 Feb 2016 #13
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    How do I setup my Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter?
    https://www.microsoft.com/hardware/e...adapters/setup
    I guess I'll have to pass on this toy. None of my TV's or monitors have usb.
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  4.    18 Feb 2016 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    If you look at the picture of the monitor in the link Brink posted both ends of the cable are plugged into the monitor.
    I don't think so.
    It looks like the adaptor comes with a gadget which can keep the 2 open ends ( the USB and the HDMI ) together for ease of storage purpose when not in use.
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  5.    18 Feb 2016 #15
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Win10

    If you don't have a TV with an USB connector, just use a simple Phone charger to connect it...
    How difficult can this be?
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  6.    18 Feb 2016 #16
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by vel2000 View Post
    If you don't have a TV with an USB connector, just use a simple Phone charger to connect it...
    How difficult can this be?
    I'm not going to buy a lot of extras just to use this thing. If the usb is only for power I would need to buy the adapter then I would need to buy a hdmi switch because all my hdmi ports are being used. If the switch doesn't come with a hdmi cable I would have to buy a cable. For me it's is easier and cheaper to just say no.
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  7.    18 Feb 2016 #17
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    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I'm not going to buy a lot of extras just to use this thing. If the usb is only for power I would need to buy the adapter then I would need to buy a hdmi switch because all my hdmi ports are being used. If the switch doesn't come with a hdmi cable I would have to buy a cable. For me it's is easier and cheaper to just say no.
    So far it is no better than educated guess.
    Wait till it comes out to the market and check it out from the retail stores.
    Then we will have concrete idea how to use it.
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  8.    18 Feb 2016 #18
    Join Date : Jun 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    I'm really just interested in how this thing works and how it's different than the built in WiFi already built into my TV's.
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  9.    18 Feb 2016 #19
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    I don't think so.
    It looks like the adaptor comes with a gadget which can keep the 2 open ends ( the USB and the HDMI ) together for ease of storage purpose when not in use.
    I am wrong.
    After clicking open the link provided by Brink, the adaptor does connect BOTH ends to the TV.
    I was totally wrong.

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    My TV does not have that USB port. So, it's out for me.
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  10.    18 Feb 2016 #20
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    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.98

    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I'm really just interested in how this thing works and how it's different than the built in WiFi already built into my TV's.
    If you have built in WI-FI on your tv you would not need to use this app
    As it does the same job
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