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  #795177 8-Apr-2013 19:12
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ushare: just ordered mine from the actual roku site which will be delivered to my youshop address. Cost me $118 NZD. Wonder what the cost for shipping to nz be. :D


What? You didn't buy from our Amazon Kindle link page?



It would be the same cost (USD$99.99) plus an affordable shipping and delivered in five days. Now you will have to wait a bit longer for YouShop and probably pay more for delivery than that...

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  #795202 8-Apr-2013 19:49
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:(( Oh man!! i am new to purchasing from over seas. I went on amazon through our amazon kindle page, searched for roku 3 and the prices i was seeing was around $118usd. when i went to checkout, it asked for $200+ after shipping price.

If i choose amazon.com as the seller, it says it takes 3-4 weeks to ship.

I think the way i did it will cost me pretty similar to what you said as the roku is shipped for free to the youshop address and then from youshop to nz wont cost too much will it? And i shouldnt expect to be stung by gst?

Once again, i am sorry mate, kinda stuffed that up :(

 
 
 
 


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  #795304 8-Apr-2013 23:13
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I went to Amazon, searched for Roku 3, selected Amazon as the seller, selected the slowest shipping (which is up to ten days) and total cost was US$118.





 

 

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  #795368 9-Apr-2013 08:46
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i am planning to order a lenovo q190 from amazon. I will be sure to do it through the kindle page :)

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  #795637 9-Apr-2013 14:04
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hi people

i am stuck trying to set up a roku 3 so any help would be appreciated as i am pretty much a plug and play guy!

i subscribed to unblockus but as my internet is through a rural wireless provider i don’t see how i can configure the router as per the instructions on unblockus. it does say you can do it through the roku3 so i thought i would give it a go. i set up a roku account using my you shop address in the states. i then followed the roku3 instructions on the screen but can’t seem to link up to e.g. Netflix even though i have set up a Netflix account using tunnel bear.

any help on how to get this little box of tricks going would be much appreciated as it looks pretty good!

also can someone please explain how you set up accounts with hula plus without a us card or PayPal account.  is a us address good enough with a nz card?

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  #795661 9-Apr-2013 14:45
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stagcostumes: hi people

i am stuck trying to set up a roku 3 so any help would be appreciated as i am pretty much a plug and play guy!

i subscribed to unblockus but as my internet is through a rural wireless provider i don’t see how i can configure the router as per the instructions on unblockus. it does say you can do it through the roku3 so i thought i would give it a go. i set up a roku account using my you shop address in the states. i then followed the roku3 instructions on the screen but can’t seem to link up to e.g. Netflix even though i have set up a Netflix account using tunnel bear.

any help on how to get this little box of tricks going would be much appreciated as it looks pretty good!

also can someone please explain how you set up accounts with hula plus without a us card or PayPal account.  is a us address good enough with a nz card?

cheers
rick


Will try and help you out where I can.

1) Who is your ISP?
2) What sort of router to you have?
3) If you don't have a US credit card try these guys:

http://www.buyfrompowerseller.com/hulu-plus-account-outside-us-25-prepaid-cards/

I used it for a while but have since started using my AirNZ Onesmart debit cart. It works too.


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  #795673 9-Apr-2013 14:59
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You cannot setup unblock-us with Roku 3 directly as there is no option inside the Roku 3 to set a static IP or alternate DNS hence you need to enter the unblock-us DNS IP's into your router's DNS field.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

 
 
 
 


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  #795686 9-Apr-2013 15:25
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cheers for that -

1) Who is your ISP? wizwirelelss its a rural supplier in wairarapa

2) What sort of router to you have? Engenius ESR9752 i have tried to change the settings but not possible as i dont know the admin codes etc. i do have a spare router if it is possible to add this in somewhere?

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  #795691 9-Apr-2013 15:45
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You will need to contact your ISP to access the admin area of the router then so that you can change the DNS addresses in order to use Roku.

What speed is your internet connection and how much data cap do you get every month? Seeing that you have a wireless providers, speeds and data cap provided is generally very low so netflix, hulu plus etc might now work flawlessly for you.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

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  #795718 9-Apr-2013 16:20
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the ISP provider has refused to allow me access to the admin part of the router. can they do this?

is there another way of adding in a router to the configuration?

speed/ data cap is no problem.

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  #795725 9-Apr-2013 16:42
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If you own the router it seems unreasonable they won't tell you the password

Tell them you no longer want their service and change ISPs?




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  #795752 9-Apr-2013 17:41
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will give it a go with isp provider, unfortuantely there is no alternative provider that has decent speed.

is there any way of adding in another router from this end if i cant access password?




 

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  #795767 9-Apr-2013 18:27
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Not that I can think of. Your existing router will need to have DHCP disabled before you can plug another router to it. That's only possible if you can get access to it in the first place.




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  #795768 9-Apr-2013 18:29
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can you just tell them you want access the router console to change the DNS you are using

what do they say when you ask why I can't have the password?

do you own the router or rent it from them?




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  #795829 9-Apr-2013 20:30
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as such i own the router (as long as i don’t cancel the contract in the first 6 months).  when i asked to access the router so i could view media from the states she said -

This sort of service is illegal in NZ.

I have now gone back and requested it rather than asked so see what happens.

is it illegal?

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