What is usb ports used for on a tv

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A USB device like a memory stick or MP3 player can be plugged in so photos, videos, or music can be fed to the TV for viewing and/or listening. I use mine to power a FireTVstick so it turns on and off with the TV.
 

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I was wondering if you can connect a fta satellite to use a usb connection to view the sat. recover.
 

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Very doubtful. Depends upon TV, but I’ve never heard of one that took that.

HDMI is a better prospect.


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Some TV sets (e.g. Sony) also use USB ports for IR blasters. Which allows the TV set to control satellite receivers and other set-top boxes.
The video of course would have to come through other ports, e.g. HDMI.
 

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