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  # 1535941 19-Apr-2016 19:10
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But not the same encoding, EPG, on demand services, etc. 





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  # 1535955 19-Apr-2016 19:35
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SkepticalHero:

 

Thought all TV's got standard DVB tuners nowadays?  and 50/60Hz thing shouldn't make a difference surely, or is PAL/NTSC still a thing?  Was looking a Samsung model that isn't available locally.  Hmmm, back to square one I guess.

 

 

USA uses different digital over the air broadcasts ATSC instead of DVB, and they lock 50Hz out on the US models to stop them from being exported to other countries where things sell for a lot more. Even with virtually identical model numbers, even on the VGA port on some of them, as soon as you give them 50Hz (or 25p) they will pop up UNSUPPORTED MODE or similar. Plus it is big and fragile so chances are they will not cover you for breakages, and any decent TV will be larger than youshop allow for which is 1.5m max.





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  # 1535957 19-Apr-2016 19:38
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richms:

 

SkepticalHero:

 

Thought all TV's got standard DVB tuners nowadays?  and 50/60Hz thing shouldn't make a difference surely, or is PAL/NTSC still a thing?  Was looking a Samsung model that isn't available locally.  Hmmm, back to square one I guess.

 

 

USA uses different digital over the air broadcasts ATSC instead of DVB, and they lock 50Hz out on the US models to stop them from being exported to other countries where things sell for a lot more. Even with virtually identical model numbers, even on the VGA port on some of them, as soon as you give them 50Hz (or 25p) they will pop up UNSUPPORTED MODE or similar. Plus it is big and fragile so chances are they will not cover you for breakages, and any decent TV will be larger than youshop allow for which is 1.5m max.

 

 

 

 

Cheers all, back to square one.  Just as well, really should be saving my money anyways...


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  # 1537805 21-Apr-2016 23:01
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Youshop UK are refusing to deliver a Zenbook, presumably because of the battery. Can anyone suggest another freight forwarder in the UK that might be able to help?


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  # 1537904 22-Apr-2016 08:55
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I have found shipito great from the US, never used the UK one because there is nothing I want from the UK, but I assume the rules are the same. Most carriers are ok with things inside devices they list.





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  # 1537929 22-Apr-2016 09:43
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richms:

 

I have found shipito great from the US, never used the UK one because there is nothing I want from the UK, but I assume the rules are the same. Most carriers are ok with things inside devices they list.

 

 

 

 

I've just used shipito specifically for the delivery of a large lithium battery.

 

While you need to declare that it is/contains a lithium battery, they have multiple offerings to support international delivery.

 

Their system/support/tracking so far has been superior to YouShop from my experience also... (though slightly more expensive)

 

Will be using again


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  # 1537934 22-Apr-2016 09:49
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Has anyone got any Youshop codes?


 
 
 
 


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  # 1541024 24-Apr-2016 10:17
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Has anyone been declined for Li-Ion batteries? Wanting to get an Anker 7800mah battery for my S4.. 

How about ShipTo etc or ship2u


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  # 1541029 24-Apr-2016 10:39
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The list of acceptbale lithiums is on the shipito site.

 

I did have DHL return a parcel once for lithiums to them, but because I declared it and they shipped it they refunded it and I had to fedex that one. Not sure why it was returned since I have DHL'ed lithiums since then.





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  # 1541054 24-Apr-2016 10:49
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I had two 8400mah Ravpower battery packs and a 20,000 mah limefuel battery pack shipped direct to NZ. It didn't have to go through youshop. Probably cheaper to spend a bit more on packs that will ship direct than ones that have to go via youshop. 


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  # 1546608 4-May-2016 13:39
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My Anker 7800 mah battery + case for S4 arrived, along with an anker USB cable. Took about a week from when Youshop recieved it. Pretty happy, just wish it was cheaper for small items although TBH amazon could've used a smaller box (It was an A3 box)


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  # 1546671 4-May-2016 14:44
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Has anyone had a parcel lost by YouShop?

 

I ordered three items from Amazon from three different resellers, had all of them sent to YouShop (USA), who subsequently consolidated the items posted them as one. On arrival in NZ, despite the item being correctly addressed, they delivered it to the same street name in the wrong city (Auckland instead of Hamilton).

 

They tell me they have been unable to recover the package, and I should now get in touch with the original senders from Amazon.. I don't really understand the point of that, given that as far as they're concerned, they delivered the parcels to the US address successfully, then YouShop stuffed up.

 

Has anyone been through this process before?


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  # 1546928 5-May-2016 00:15
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I had a similar problem. Package arrived in NZ but went to wrong post office. It then disappeared. NZ Post could not find. A week later I got email from post shop saying parcel was back in USA and they wanted payment so I paid up again and notified NZ Post. This time parcel arrived but was sent by Courier to Whangarei instead of Auckland. Rang NZPost and they managed to contact driver and get it back. Finally received package. Had to chase NZPost to get refunded for double paid postage which they paid up.
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  # 1546948 5-May-2016 07:15
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YouShop UK rejected my Amazon Fire TV 4K purchase, beware using this company!

 

 

 

 


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  # 1546950 5-May-2016 07:31
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nurcopolics:

 

YouShop UK rejected my Amazon Fire TV 4K purchase, beware using this company!

 

 

Any reason why? I've had a couple of times where they've incorrectly classified my item as a dangerous good and had to demand it be reassessed.


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