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Lg 42" 42ld450 hdtv - ir hack to enable reading DiVX/MKV files on USB port.

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Hey guys, does anyone of you have this tv? I was wondering doing this IR hack to enable DiVx/MKV files to able to play directly on TV, but it involves some hacking.

Did anyone of you did this or has any experience with it?

Here is a link about IR hack. - http://lgusb.wikispaces.com/IR+Hack

Other question is, would this work on this TV as he only mentioned to work on European version LF/LG/LH?


Here is a link to my TV - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16889005137
Edited by DraganUS - 11/29/10 at 11:46am
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might be better off just getting a western digital media plus box... they support all the formats out of the box... HDMI.. etc... just DONT upgrade the firmware on them hahah
    
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just DONT upgrade the firmware on them hahah
I could use that, but whats up with upgrading the firmware?
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I have the same model, but 32". I read around and its only possible to unlock the video player through the service menu to which you can get only with a certain remote, i forgot the model name.
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I have the same model, but 32". I read around and its only possible to unlock the video player through the service menu to which you can get only with a certain remote, i forgot the model name.
If you by any chance do find out name of this remote pls post here so I know which one is it.
I cant find it, and doing that ir hack with phone is not yet an option.
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Hey I bought my LG 32LD350 on Black Friday and I was looking into the USB hacks for about a week now. After failing the virtual remote hax, I found a universal remote in my garage model Sentry RMC-10. I programmed the remote to work on my TV but failed to access the EZ-Adjust menu several times. Then I accidentally push "DVD" and hold "menu" for " five seconds" and the code menu popped up. I was so suprised! so I visited http://openlgtv.org.ru/wiki/index.php/Main_Page and got the access code which allow the EZ adjust menu to show. I adjusted "tool 3" and now my LG HDTV have USB movie playback! I've tested on 3 AVI movies so far and it work. A little buggy but it work. I have the LG 32LD350 US version. I hope this help you! I'm so excited
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post #7 of 12
Upload some pictures for ya. The 42LD450 is almost identical to the 350. The hack is said to be compatible for all LD series European and US but was very skeptical since I haven't read any post from anyone in the U.S. successfully hacking the USB. Take this as a confirmation that US version do work




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Nice, can you take a photo of the remote, as result for me are different so I am not sure which one is it.
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post #10 of 12
This link give a list of universal remote that allows your LG to access the EZ adjust menu. It also list the instruction w/ the code. [url]http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1206458[/url]
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