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  Reply # 1536848 20-Apr-2016 16:37
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Thats great when you have an analog input. The amp in the kitchen is optical coax and USB input only. I get a bit of noise on the analog out which I think is a ground loop when I plug it into my big stereo. Not too bad but you can hear it from about a meter from the speaker.

 

Im just glad that it doesnt sound like the tap. That thing is aweful.





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  Reply # 1546299 3-May-2016 20:52
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My Echo arrived today - but I can confirm the Chrome request maker workaround for setting time to NZ no longer works :(  

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1546302 3-May-2016 21:05
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pedrogarcia:

 

My Echo arrived today - but I can confirm the Chrome request maker workaround for setting time to NZ no longer works :(   

 

 

That's strange, as it worked on my new Echo last week, although I think it took me a computer/browser restart to get the request maker plugin to work properly.


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  Reply # 1546305 3-May-2016 21:09
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As documented here: https://devdiner.com/answers/setting-timezone-amazon-echo-outside-us

 

The 'PUT' field is no longer appearing in the Chrome extension.

 

Looks like there is another workaround using cURL but it's not working for me either.  So frustrating.  


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  Reply # 1546421 4-May-2016 00:43
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If you set the ZIP code to 96960 (Marshall Islands), it will be correct for NZ for the section of the year that's not DST.


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  Reply # 1546480 4-May-2016 09:30
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It wont let me do this without specifying a street address.  The Marshall Islands only have PO box addresses.  How did you get around this? 


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  Reply # 1546487 4-May-2016 09:37
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You did follow these instructions right?

http://www.echotalk.org/index.php?topic=228.0

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  Reply # 1546492 4-May-2016 09:55
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Yes but the PUT request no longer appears as documented here:

 

https://devdiner.com/answers/setting-timezone-amazon-echo-outside-us


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  Reply # 1546542 4-May-2016 11:46
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I set mine up 4 or 5 days ago and it worked ok... had a heck of a job getting the Chrome Extension working right, maybe you just need to keep trying ?


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  Reply # 1546544 4-May-2016 11:49
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I think you're right.  The PUT request came up *one time* but I got a 400 error.  I'mma keep trying.  


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  Reply # 1546581 4-May-2016 13:05
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I tried to change a bunch of settings and wasn't able to change any of the location fields, pretty sure it was only the timezone that was accepted.


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  Reply # 1546944 5-May-2016 07:03
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Finally got it to work. Just had to try for a couple of hours before the PUT request finally came up. Was plain sailing from then on.

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  Reply # 1547362 5-May-2016 22:02
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Just got my Dot today. I was able to use Request Maker to set the timezone to NZ.  Can't get local weather to work though but just a few more words to say (Alexa - what is the weather (in Wellington) )

 

 

 

Got my D-Link wall switches to work also. I just wish it had Google Music since I don't play Spotify or Pandora nor intend to buy them.





System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast

 

Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount


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  Reply # 1547374 5-May-2016 22:43
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That's a shame, Spotify rocks :-)

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  Reply # 1547511 6-May-2016 10:43
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Spotify and Google Play are both good services and are generally pretty equivalent.  I prefer Google Play's integration with uploaded music and a few other features over Spotify (I've tried both), but Google's lack of an official public api is really annoying as it basically means no integration with third-party hardware..


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