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  Reply # 1030983 25-Apr-2014 10:45
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Noel Leeming has Anzac Day deal of free $250 gift voucher for $899 purchase in TV, Computers & Whiteware (Excludes Apple and Tablets). 





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  Reply # 1032203 27-Apr-2014 20:31
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Just ordered this from JB hifi 
https://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/default.aspx?T=10123&P=70641

$59 for a panasonic bluray player that supports DLNA is very cheap.
Mainly brought to use the DLNA features



 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1032346 28-Apr-2014 08:53
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Stan: Just ordered this from JB hifi 
https://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/default.aspx?T=10123&P=70641

$59 for a panasonic bluray player that supports DLNA is very cheap.
Mainly brought to use the DLNA features


 

 

Thanks,

 

 

How are you using the DLNA feature? What's your setup?

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  Reply # 1032454 28-Apr-2014 11:10
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Running a i3 server that has all my media content on it.
I use serviio as my media server.
This blu ray player is to replace my ageing apple tv 2.



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  Reply # 1032538 28-Apr-2014 13:14
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Stan: Running a i3 server that has all my media content on it.

 

I use serviio as my media server.

 

This blu ray player is to replace my ageing apple tv 2.

 

 

Cool thanks, let us know how you get on with it, and how fast it is to search and locate files also please.

 

Thanks.

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  Reply # 1032549 28-Apr-2014 13:45
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how DNLA certified is a Win 7 + PS3?

when I used that combo the video always freezes when it is most exciting (it's like it knows that's the exact moment to stop working) so every time I see that four letter word I get turned off




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  Reply # 1032605 28-Apr-2014 14:54
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joker97: how DNLA certified is a Win 7 + PS3?

when I used that combo the video always freezes when it is most exciting (it's like it knows that's the exact moment to stop working) so every time I see that four letter word I get turned off


I use Plex running on my desktop PC (Windows 8) and stream to my PS3. Generally no problems except with Cinavia protected content. 




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  Reply # 1032739 28-Apr-2014 18:27
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Stan: Running a i3 server that has all my media content on it.
I use serviio as my media server.
This blu ray player is to replace my ageing apple tv 2.
Cool thanks, let us know how you get on with it, and how fast it is to search and locate files also please. Thanks.


Will do a review and some testing.


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  Reply # 1032749 28-Apr-2014 18:42
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Stan: Just ordered this from JB hifi 
https://shop.jbhifi.co.nz/default.aspx?T=10123&P=70641

$59 for a panasonic bluray player that supports DLNA is very cheap.
Mainly brought to use the DLNA features




Thanks for the heads-up. Ordered one myself.

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richms: Did anyone get a screenshot of that when they were for sale? Seems that 1day should be sorcing the right model for people if they had it listed.


Just a follow up to this, 1-day didn't really give any response on the 4G being advertised but not a feature. After a week of it being returned and a refund they finally processed it and should be refunded in 5 days. They haven't taken notice, as they advertised the S5 again, this time didn't list 4G under the bands but listed it under Speeds as Cat4 LTE...




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Normally $299,  now $79 and looks fairly heavy duty compared to what we had...

Briscoes has a good deal on this Hampton-And-Mason-Platinum-3pce-Saucepan-Set

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  Reply # 1036051 3-May-2014 17:07
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Jaxson: Normally $299,  now $79 and looks fairly heavy duty compared to what we had...

Briscoes has a good deal on this Hampton-And-Mason-Platinum-3pce-Saucepan-Set




Thanks for the post. I'm on the look out for some new pots & pans. Especially after recently returning some rubbish ones back to Farmers!!

I never knew buying would be such a minefield!

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  Reply # 1036052 3-May-2014 17:08

It's worthwhile signing up for the Briscoes email updates via their website.

Since I started receiving their emails I've noticed a lot of their product range seems to be continually on sale.

They have 20-50% off everything storewide sales quite regularly and often have up to 60% off sales as well.

I reckon if a product is permanently on sale, it's not really a sale at all.

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  Reply # 1036080 3-May-2014 17:35
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wakaridnnz: 

I reckon if a product is permanently on sale, it's not really a sale at all.


I think we should do what france do, and have sales at particular times of the year. That way the products would be sold at the best price most of the year.

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  Reply # 1036087 3-May-2014 17:43
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wakaridnnz: It's worthwhile signing up for the Briscoes email updates via their website.

Since I started receiving their emails I've noticed a lot of their product range seems to be continually on sale.

They have 20-50% off everything storewide sales quite regularly and often have up to 60% off sales as well.

I reckon if a product is permanently on sale, it's not really a sale at all.


Briscoes has been in trouble for this exact thing before - the same products nearly permanently discounted' by the same amount.

The Kathmanduisation/Briscoesisation of retail has lead to the point it's unnecessary if not stupid to buy things from many such stores unless they are on special; in the end the 'full price' is meaningless and fails to represent good value (witness Kathmandu things at full price). There has been a lot of complaints (understandably) from competitors to Kathmandu who have been forced into the same model just to remain competitive. I remember a large chain in Australia went under last year - it blamed Kathmandu for its demise.

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