What Cost effective Screens/TV/Display Best for Chrome hex code On/Off Functionality? What are y'all using

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Alrighty, I have received my asus chromebox i3 and love its functionality during tests and plan to use for additional implementations.   

I have an implementation in which we are looking for the most cost effective display solution for their needs. We are looking for display/screen/TV in the 40-50" range 1080p 60hz etc that uses HEX codes for "ON/OFF" functionality the can be used through the Rise Chrome App to turn the display on and off based off the operational hrs.....

We are looking to use more of basic LED screen/ tv (Consumer) over say a "Digital Display" and run the On/Off function from the chrome player pc via USB to Serial(RS-232 I believe) To.... ?(What ever the display uses).

I Guess samsung uses the RMS optical port for serial info if I'm not mistaken.....

What are others using and how have you found and used the Hexidecimal code to distribute the on/off functionality. Name brand/quality screen but on more of a cost conscious terms....

Any help guideance or assistance is greatly appreciated and needed, I can update with success and info once we get to test portion with them.

Cheers and thank to the RS community, love it!
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Congrats on receiving your Chromebox.

Since we don't deal with hardware itself, I'm not aware of the costs involved with screens using Hex Codes.  I know that NEC screens have used them in their commercial units (its what we used to test with).

Hopefully others can respond with their experiences on what they used to help you in your search.

Thanks.
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One ? Neal.... on the Chromebox specifically is the serial info/ Hex pushed from the PC via one of the USB ports? just thinking what cables to look for if I can find a solution
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We used a USB to Serial adapter when testing. You can find information on which one we used here along with other information pertaining to Display Controls.

Thanks.
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Yes, Thank You, Just making sure USB out of chromebox, As say if the Samsung is functional would be USB to Ex-Link (3.5mm jack)
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Neal, Again coming back to this subject and appreciate the input. I saw Sharp Aquos Displays have HDMI CEC control capabilities. Is there any on/off functionality with the chromeboxes/RV that your know of for HDMI CEC Control? If im off on this thought please let me know, just trying to make a decision on displays
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I haven't seen any references to Chromeboxes/books supporting it.

Rise Vision doesn't employ any HDMI CEC support at this time.
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Neal, thanks for the reply, was very impressed with the Chromebox and the ease of implementation via rise. That is what I was thinking with this post, I appreciate your input. Need to make a correction Samsung serial port is the "Ex-Link" on the LED consumer displays.

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Neal,
I picked up a Samsung LED screen for a slamming deal over the holidays to attempt to establish a serial control through the Ex-Link port on the displays.... The install i had referenced has been pushed back so I have some time to play around with some options. (if all else fails I have another tv for the office at a great price).  I am going to put an order in for a USB to DB9 cable and a DB9 to 3.5mm serial cable.....

My question if I can secure the hex codes can I control to the screen?
http://forum.team-mediaportal.com/threads/samsung-led-tv-serial-control-help.91088/
Here is an article on a forum I found, will i need to install any "drivers" to the chromebox or does rise have this built in?
Again I apologize for the mass questions regarding the subject matter, I am still green in regards to alot of this functionality and terminology, but I am eager to continue to learn, This community and support is amazing!
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This time of year is great for purchases, isn't it? 

You should be able to use display control on chromebox. The functionality has been tested by another agent here and did work!

http://www.risevision.com/display-control/.
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Blake Thank You! Yes indeed it is, So they had success with control through the Ex-Link?

I will put an order in for the serial cables at the moment!