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Topic # 185313 18-Nov-2015 09:36
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Hi all,

I need a bit of advice please.  I want to purchase a suitable device for my parents so they can watch Netflix, TVNZ On Demand, 3 Now, and Youtube on their non smart TV.  Can anyone recommend the best device for doing so?  It has to be relatively easy to use, and cannot be a replacement smart TV.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers.

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  Reply # 1430201 18-Nov-2015 09:42
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Samsung Blueray Player

 

http://www.samsung.com/nz/apps/

Check the model though




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  Reply # 1430205 18-Nov-2015 09:45
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The new Apple TV is worth a look. Netflix,. 3Now has just gotten on, we assume TVNZ OnDemand wont be far away, Youtube is there. It allows apps to be written, so should stay current for longer. Lightbox is coming too

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1430214 18-Nov-2015 09:54
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tdgeek: The new Apple TV is worth a look. Netflix,. 3Now has just gotten on, we assume TVNZ OnDemand wont be far away, Youtube is there. It allows apps to be written, so should stay current for longer. Lightbox is coming too


The new Apple TV would be perfect but is a bit too expensive for my budget :-(

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  Reply # 1430223 18-Nov-2015 10:18
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another vote for a smart samsung blu-ray player.   theyre pretty cheap, run the apps you want and as a plus can playback dvds/blurays.

thats what my parents are using.



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  Reply # 1430242 18-Nov-2015 10:49
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Ok it looks like a Sammy Blu-ray is the way to go.  Can anyone recommend a player or two which has Netflix and On Demand etc?  The info on the Samsung website about such detail is woeful at best...

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  Reply # 1430244 18-Nov-2015 10:53
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BD-H6500 should do it.

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  Reply # 1430245 18-Nov-2015 11:00
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Yep H6500 is what you want. The J5500, whilst it has some Apps, has not got Smart Hub (Which means you won't get TVNZ/TV3/Lightbox).

H6500 can be had around the $200



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