Using laptop as tv monitor Tags: TV Laptops Monitors HDMI Last response: May 20, 2012 11:11 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share Derekcreaser May 20, 2012 5:53:13 PM So i have an alienware m17x r4 which has an hdmi imput and i want to watch tv on it in my room. so i found an adapter for coax to hdmi but then i realised i cant change the channel. Is there anyway to change the channel from my computer More about : laptop monitor Emerald a b D Laptop a b C Monitor May 20, 2012 8:17:30 PM are you sure the HDMI is not an output Only? spentshells May 20, 2012 8:41:24 PM Emerald said:are you sure the HDMI is not an output Only? agreed and it is an output, USB 2.0 tv tuners are available everywhere for 20-25 dollars so get on it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Derekcreaser May 20, 2012 11:11:25 PM Its and m17x r4 google it. It has output on the left side and input on the right side. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumThe screen on my laptop is cashed can i use a tv as a monitor using the hdmi cab ForumUsing a TV as a monitor ForumHP Laptop , Broken Screen, Using HDMI to TV only works in safe Mode ForumUsing an LCD TV as a monitor ForumWhen conecting my laptop to my hdtv using vga the tv will says invalid ForumHOW TO CONNECT A LAPTOP TO TV USING HDMI CABLE ForumUse my tv as a monitor for my laptop ForumLooking for ~24" monitor to use with laptop + as a TV ForumUsing TV as second monitor and not fitting full screen ForumUsing my LCD TV as my comp monitor , HELP! ForumBest TV / Monitor for my Laptop ForumUsing a TV as a monitor ? ForumProblem with using LCD tv as monitor ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumHooking up monitor to laptop using hdmi ForumUsing full-size monitor with a laptop, Win 7 ForumUsing external monitor with HP Pavillion laptop ForumUsing external monitor as main screen from laptop ForumStart up laptop using external monitor ForumUsing a lcd monitor with your laptop, resolution probs More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !