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  Reply # 570963 19-Jan-2012 19:30
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I'm all up for some Ice Cream too ;)

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  Reply # 571844 22-Jan-2012 11:53
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I have a relative looking to get one of these, and she's looking at a couple of places to buy.

Does anyone know what the story is with the power cord if you buy via Amazon? Do they ship an NZ plug or do you have to buy and carry around a power adapter?

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 571855 22-Jan-2012 12:23
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Milts: I have a relative looking to get one of these, and she's looking at a couple of places to buy.

Does anyone know what the story is with the power cord if you buy via Amazon? Do they ship an NZ plug or do you have to buy and carry around a power adapter?


I bought mine from Amazon.  It comes with an American plug. I use an adaptor.   




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  Reply # 571857 22-Jan-2012 12:27
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Good to know, thanks!

Looks like Harvey Norman have it dirt cheap though.

It seems despite having been hear 4 years I'm not allowed to post links, but if you search for the 32 gig version on the harvey norman website it's $661 including the keyboard, which seems like an unreal bargin to me.

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  Reply # 571864 22-Jan-2012 13:07
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Milts: Good to know, thanks!

Looks like Harvey Norman have it dirt cheap though.

It seems despite having been hear 4 years I'm not allowed to post links, but if you search for the 32 gig version on the harvey norman website it's $661 including the keyboard, which seems like an unreal bargin to me.


Looks a great deal, but not at the NZ HN site. That $661 price appears to be the Aussie HN site only.  

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  Reply # 571867 22-Jan-2012 13:12
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Must be nice to be an aussie... (well, not really)

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  Reply # 571871 22-Jan-2012 13:16
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Ph tech have New Zealand plugs to go on the US adapter. It shortens the plug up a bit and makes it less susceptible to slipping out of the US to NZ adapter. That's what I did with my US plug.




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  Reply # 576164 2-Feb-2012 07:57
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If anyone is interested Dick Smith have it on special for $549 NZ at the moment.

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/XC8112/asus-epad-ep101-wifi-16gb-tablet

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  Reply # 577632 5-Feb-2012 19:26
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Hi there, I know I should have probably read through the whoe whole thread, but can anyone tell me why my Transformer goes into a reset loop when trying to connect to wifi?

This has happened several times already, nothing I do seems to fix it except a factory wipe, I can get months without the problem, and yesterday it happened, I reset it, and now it's a problem again.

I'm getting fed up with it to be honest, in the short time I've taken to type this, it has reset twice. (3x now)

If I turn wifi off, it's not a problem.

Any help would be much appreciated, thanks.

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  Reply # 577684 5-Feb-2012 22:44
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Sounds like a faulty unit to me, I've never heard about that before. Maybe this thread has something related?

http://www.transformerforums.com/forum/asus-transformer-help/2397-asus-eee-trasformer-random-reboots-lockup-when-return-sleep-wifi-related.html?highlight=loop+wifi




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  Reply # 577738 6-Feb-2012 08:19
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klyster: Hi there, I know I should have probably read through the whoe whole thread, but can anyone tell me why my Transformer goes into a reset loop when trying to connect to wifi?

This has happened several times already, nothing I do seems to fix it except a factory wipe, I can get months without the problem, and yesterday it happened, I reset it, and now it's a problem again.

I'm getting fed up with it to be honest, in the short time I've taken to type this, it has reset twice. (3x now)

If I turn wifi off, it's not a problem.

Any help would be much appreciated, thanks.


Hey Klyster,

I have recently come across this problem. I have had my Transformer for yonks and have never had an issue. However, I went down to my parents place recently and used their wireless. I got an endless bootloop. After some cursing and swearing I did a factory reset and all was good. However, the next day, more boot loops. I traced it to the wifi and in particular something to do with my parents wifi access point.

I fixed it by connecting to a different wifi access point (no factory reset this time). I then reconnected to my folks wifi access point and "Hey presto", no more boot loops. I would suggest it is something to do with different wifi access points. I seems to be intermittent. After connecting to a different wifi access point and then back to the original it seems to sort the issue for a while.

Maybe try changing the Access Point name, security type, security code or all three and see how you go. My folks have a dynalink RTA1025W

Good luck.

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  Reply # 577810 6-Feb-2012 12:00
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I have a samsung galaxy tab10.1 and a dynalink 1025w. When the dynalink loses power then starts I can't connect from the tablet. The tablet restarts itself whenever trying to connect to wireless. The cure is to restart the router after the tablet reboot . This happens on honeycomb and ics. Obviously an issue with the tablet software but must be unique to dynalinks in some way

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  Reply # 577827 6-Feb-2012 12:50
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Thanks for the reply guys, I have a dynalink RTA1025WE too (telstra), so if this persists, I'll try connecting via hotspot on GSII, and if I still have grief, I'll replace the router.

I'm glad it sounds like a router issue as I love my tablet and don't want to get another. Thanks to all.

Nik.

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  Reply # 586038 24-Feb-2012 02:05

ICS update is out - just installed on my apparently TW SKU'd unit (could have sworn it was WWE prior to the update, but maybe I'm mistaken).

UI is significantly smoother - very obvious in the app tray and other transitions.   Lots of other improvements - well worth the wait.

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  Reply # 586040 24-Feb-2012 05:56
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KevinL: ICS update is out - just installed on my apparently TW SKU'd unit (could have sworn it was WWE prior to the update, but maybe I'm mistaken).

UI is significantly smoother - very obvious in the app tray and other transitions.   Lots of other improvements - well worth the wait.

Kevin, did you get it OTA or download it from somewhere?

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