Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




3169 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

# 254322 6-Aug-2019 22:26
Send private message quote this post

Looking for a second tv for the spare bedroom that doesn’t need to be great or big.
It will be used with an Apple TV only.

I’ve seen JVL 43” TVs for sale on trademe for $299.
Brand new, from a few traders.
Other sellers have prices around $500-$600.

I’ve never heard of JVL.
Anybody got one or had any experience with that brand?

Create new topic

xpd

Chief Trash Bandit
10035 posts

Uber Geek

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 2291345 7-Aug-2019 07:38
Send private message quote this post

Looks like an "Australian" brand...... never heard of them either until now.

 

http://www.jvl.net.au/#/

 

 





XPD / Gavin / DemiseNZ

 

Server : i5-3470s @ 3.50GHz  16GB RAM  Win 10 Pro    Workstation : i5-3570K @ 3.40GHz  20GB RAM  RX580 4GB Win 10 Pro    Console : Xbox One

 

https://www.xpd.co.nz - Games, emulation, geekery, and my attempts at photography.     Now on BigPipe 100/100 and 2Talk

 

Emulation - The art of getting your $4000 PC to run an 80's system - and still fails.

 

Add me on Steam


1047 posts

Uber Geek


  # 2291844 7-Aug-2019 18:20
Send private message quote this post

Many "brands" are just rebadged Hisenses.

 
 
 
 




3169 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 2292866 9-Aug-2019 12:32
Send private message quote this post

bfginger: Many "brands" are just rebadged Hisenses.

 

Is that good or bad?




3169 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 2300465 16-Aug-2019 15:04
Send private message quote this post

So I went ahead and bought one of these for $299.
Arrived today and first thing I found is that it doesn’t support HDMI CEC. :(
Confirmed by email with JVL support.
So the Apple TV can’t turn it on and off automatically and not able to detect the iR codes to use for the volume so had to learn those manually.

Seems a bit strange that it doesn’t support CEC being a new tv.
I had a very old 32” Toshiba (2007) and that had it.

9 posts

Wannabe Geek


  # 2303429 22-Aug-2019 06:58
Send private message quote this post

Any thoughts on the picture quality?


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Logitech introduces new Made for Google keyboard and mouse devices
Posted 16-Oct-2019 13:36


MATTR launches to accelerate decentralised identity
Posted 16-Oct-2019 10:28


Vodafone X-Squad powers up for customers
Posted 16-Oct-2019 08:15


D Link ANZ launches EXO Smart Mesh Wi Fi Routers with McAfee protection
Posted 15-Oct-2019 11:31


Major Japanese retailer partners with smart New Zealand technology IMAGR
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:29


Ola pioneers one-time passcode feature to fight rideshare fraud
Posted 14-Oct-2019 10:24


Spark Sport new home of NZC matches from 2020
Posted 10-Oct-2019 09:59


Meet Nola, Noel Leeming's new digital employee
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:07


Registrations for Sprout Accelerator open for 2020 season
Posted 4-Oct-2019 08:02


Teletrac Navman welcomes AI tech leader Jens Meggers as new President
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:41


Vodafone makes voice of 4G (VoLTE) official
Posted 4-Oct-2019 07:36


2degrees Reaches Milestone of 100,000 Broadband Customers
Posted 1-Oct-2019 09:17


Nokia 1 Plus available in New Zealand from 2nd October
Posted 30-Sep-2019 17:46


Ola integrates Apple Pay as payment method in New Zealand
Posted 25-Sep-2019 09:51


Facebook Portal to land in New Zealand
Posted 19-Sep-2019 18:35



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.