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  Reply # 49999 27-Oct-2006 18:12
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Hi All,

Ok lets forget wireless then. How about the Mediagate MG-35? Without adding a HD it can run across the network. Looks pretty good?

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  Reply # 50519 31-Oct-2006 19:47
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I must admit I am looking at one of those also. But I need wireless access which means I would need to connect up a wireless bridge. Something like

http://www.netgear.com/Products/Adapters/GWirelessAdapters/WGE111.aspx

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  Reply # 50525 31-Oct-2006 20:18
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How about this then? http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=75480146

wireless Mediagate...

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  Reply # 50622 1-Nov-2006 12:29
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A bit too much. I can getg the MG-25 for about US$110 and I have seen on ebay wireless bridges for US$30. Given I am in the US at the moment maybe I should just order the two?




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  Reply # 50888 3-Nov-2006 11:05
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Cheapest NZ new price I have now seen has been about NZ$380 + P&P, so yes the trademe one is marked up at a premium.

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  Reply # 50951 3-Nov-2006 16:33
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Maybe it has a HD in it which cranks up the price?




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  Reply # 50965 3-Nov-2006 18:22
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http://www.pctronix.co.nz/product_info.php?products_id=10970 and no HD. I see it plays a few more formats than the non-wireless player. I wish it was a bit cheaper lol

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  Reply # 50969 3-Nov-2006 18:55
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I meant the one on Trademe. Given as I noted before the  US price without HD is about $110 which is about NZ$170. That makes it attractive




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  Reply # 50977 3-Nov-2006 22:27
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ah right, yup i see what you mean. no the trademe one didnt have a hd with it. i would imagine a US version might have probs with our voltage etc? having said that seems like it would be worthwile purchase!

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  Reply # 50991 4-Nov-2006 08:27
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I am thinking of this one

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=190046552179

Note that it's world wide voltage and also comes with the NDAS key free which allows you to write to the HD on it from across the network

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  Reply # 51727 9-Nov-2006 13:10
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I ended up getting the Pinnacle Showcenter 1000 which was on sale as a factory closeout on ebay. I paid US$50 for it including local  shipping and local taxes and brought it back with me.

It is basically this unit

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-Pinnacle-ShowCenter-Digital-Media-Receiver_W0QQitemZ160047965811

It has builtin ethernet and some models came with an included Wireless G card which slots into a PCMCIA slot in the back. Alas this one didn't and apparently the slot only supports Pinnacle's wireless card. So I have had to purchase a wireless G bridge which I can then plug into the ethernet connection to wireless enable the device.

I bought the unit because it was 1) cheap and 2) my US friend had one in his house where I was staying and it performed great, displaying Divx content over a wireless network to a 50" LCD RP TV.




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  Reply # 51900 10-Nov-2006 16:42
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The big thing with the wireless MediaGate (MG-350 I think it's called) is that not only is it wireless but it's High Definition as well, it'll do 1080i video files. It says it won't do them over wireless, only off the Hard Drive but I tried it with one file and it seemed to work fine. Maybe increased network traffic might hinder it but the one test I did the MG and the Computer it was reading from were the only things turned on on my wireless network.

Seriously though it's great, bit expensive but IMO well worth it...

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