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Topic # 95847 14-Jan-2012 14:09
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A couple of moths ago I bought off TM a  HDMI to USB  adapter for my SGS2  fone.  Like this one except white

http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/accessories/other/auction-439578362.htm

However I had some spare time today and  and tried  but I can't seem to get any output to the TV.

The SGS2  I9100T is stock standard with Android 2.3.3 

 

Is there some trick to this  or is this adapter a dud. Looked online and  it appears that all you have to do is plug it in and  you see  the fone screen on your TV.  The HDMI cable works fine from my TiVo..

I see other genuine Samsung ones on TM for about $39 

http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/accessories/other/auction-439080695.htm

Thanx in advance..

 

 




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  Reply # 568788 14-Jan-2012 14:26
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Might be a silly question but you plugged in your charger adapter as well? as i believe that is needed...
Interested in what happens here as i was going to buy one of those from trademe myself. 

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  Reply # 568800 14-Jan-2012 15:00
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Will not work without a power source attached, would hazard a guess that's the issue.




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  Reply # 568808 14-Jan-2012 15:04
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halfbaked: Might be a silly question but you plugged in your charger adapter as well? as i believe that is needed...
Interested in what happens here as i was going to buy one of those from trademe myself. 

Spot on - the power adaptor needs to be plugged in as well. I've brought one of these (from a trader who sells lots of mobile phone accessories) and it works a treat.

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  Reply # 568814 14-Jan-2012 15:17
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I bought mine from eBay for $13 and it works fine so I doubt it's the fact it's not a samsung cable. I agree with the others that it may be that you haven't plugged the power cable in.

If it's not the power cable that you're welcome to borrow mine to test it out and see if it's your cable or the phone (highly unlikely to be the phone really), if you're interested PM me and I will send it to you (I'll cover postage as long as you send it back again!)

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  Reply # 568815 14-Jan-2012 15:20
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halfbaked: 
Interested in what happens here as i was going to buy one of those from trademe myself. 


Slightly off topic but...

If you can wait 2-3 weeks buy it from ebay, cost is about $9 USD including shipping from Hong Kong, saves around $10 from the TM price of $25 plus post.  



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  Reply # 568863 14-Jan-2012 17:43
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Thanx Guys. Dead on. I needed the power pack plugged in as well. Works very well. There's an interesting app called Television Lite that allows you do play news and some documentary stuff




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