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  Reply # 1417422 30-Oct-2015 23:31
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FireTV. End of story!

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driller2000: postie delivered my beelink x2 yesterday - initial thoughts:

 

  • kodi is/was limited to 720p output : / - as a result the video quality was meh....  so i found a modified 1080p fw - and flashed it using phoenixcard and an sd card - which went fine and now kodi plays in 1080p and is better for it - incl 34G mt2s files - so very happy with that aspect now
  • online streaming in kodi e.g. genesis is fine for sd and 720p (mostly) - but it does end up buffering sometimes - 1080p moreso - so this ain't so good - will dig more to see why
  • YouTube - capped at 720p and i also have a lip-sync issue to look into



What firmware did you get/find just out of curiosity?
Have you managed to throw a HEVC (x265) at it via kodi.
Just wondering if it has enough processor to decode this sort of file...




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driller2000: postie delivered my beelink x2 yesterday - initial thoughts:

 

  • kodi is/was limited to 720p output : / - as a result the video quality was meh....  so i found a modified 1080p fw - and flashed it using phoenixcard and an sd card - which went fine and now kodi plays in 1080p and is better for it - incl 34G mt2s files - so very happy with that aspect now
  • online streaming in kodi e.g. genesis is fine for sd and 720p (mostly) - but it does end up buffering sometimes - 1080p moreso - so this ain't so good - will dig more to see why
  • YouTube - capped at 720p and i also have a lip-sync issue to look into



What firmware did you get/find just out of curiosity?
Have you managed to throw a HEVC (x265) at it via kodi.
Just wondering if it has enough processor to decode this sort of file...
my beelink x2 arrived yesterday. for a cheap basic player its great. Mine came set at 720p but does have settings for 1080p
It is junk though for anything other than basic.  If you fast forward in Kodi then go back to find spot you wanted to watch from, picture is frozen but sound carries on.
 I found 2 files 1 an mp4 and same in HEVC (x265).  The mp4 is flawless but despite their claims forget HEVC x265.  Sound is okay but picture is very stutter almost to point of just slow frame by frame fast forward.





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