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richms
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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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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  #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.





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

 

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, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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




 

 


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  #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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