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  Reply # 1628582 13-Sep-2016 14:09
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ajw:

 

Got this box from Aliexpress two months ago and very pleased with it for Netflix.

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Android-Tv-Box-2GB-8GB-Built-in-2-4G-5G-WiFi-Amlogic-S905-KODI-16-0/608605_32690605120.html?spm=2114.10010108.1000023.2.PWtvvN

 

 

 

 

Can it stream Lightbox?





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ajw:

 

Got this box from Aliexpress two months ago and very pleased with it for Netflix.

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Android-Tv-Box-2GB-8GB-Built-in-2-4G-5G-WiFi-Amlogic-S905-KODI-16-0/608605_32690605120.html?spm=2114.10010108.1000023.2.PWtvvN

 

 

 

 

Can it stream Lightbox?

 

 

 

 

Can download the app from the Google play store and I notice in the store also has the app for Neon but prefer netflix. Couldn't justify buying a smart TV or paying $300 for a apple TV4 to access netflix. And you can't buy Roku streamers here or the fire TV.


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  Reply # 1628751 13-Sep-2016 16:54
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Thanks.  Looks like a great option.





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  Reply # 1629067 14-Sep-2016 08:56
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Thanks.  Looks like a great option.

 

 

I also bought a wireless mouse to use with the box after looking at some reviews on youtube available also on the Aliexpress site. Don't forget to order unit with a AU plug for use here in NZ.

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrdvacPk6y8

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOfB7vx1g9I

 

 


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ajw:

 

MikeAqua:

 

Thanks.  Looks like a great option.

 

 

I also bought a wireless mouse to use with the box after looking at some reviews on youtube available also on the Aliexpress site. Don't forget to order unit with a AU plug for use here in NZ.

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrdvacPk6y8

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOfB7vx1g9I

 

 

 

 

Looks like an interesting box, but the details are pretty light - I assume that you need to plug in an external HDD to time-shift ?

 

The LAN port - I would assume that it can play content from a centralised location, but can it also record content across the LAN, rather than to an external HDD  ?

 

I wish these things had an instruction manual accessible on site ...

 

 





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ajw:

 

MikeAqua:

 

Thanks.  Looks like a great option.

 

 

I also bought a wireless mouse to use with the box after looking at some reviews on youtube available also on the Aliexpress site. Don't forget to order unit with a AU plug for use here in NZ.

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrdvacPk6y8

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOfB7vx1g9I

 

 

 

 

Looks like an interesting box, but the details are pretty light - I assume that you need to plug in an external HDD to time-shift ?

 

The LAN port - I would assume that it can play content from a centralised location, but can it also record content across the LAN, rather than to an external HDD  ?

 

I wish these things had an instruction manual accessible on site ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is what I know. In the two months I have had it, it plays KODI, netflix, youtube and other content with no problems, has two USB ports, ethernet port, 2 band wifi,Optical out for dolby digital, OTG port, and other features. On the Aliexpress website for this product it does give a email address to contact the manufacturer. So far I have been totally satisfied in the products I have bought from Aliexpress and there professional service.

 

Has all the specs further down the page. Kodi can also be updated to the latest version. There is also a wide assortment of videos on youtube testing these chinese boxes.

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Android-Tv-Box-2GB-8GB-Built-in-2-4G-5G-WiFi-Amlogic-S905-KODI-16-0/608605_32690605120.html?spm=2114.10010108.1000023.2.IQyigJ

 

 





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  Reply # 1629171 14-Sep-2016 11:23
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Ebay money back guarantee:


 


If you received an item that’s incomplete, damaged, counterfeit, or otherwise not as described, request a return from My eBay. We will track the resolution and help if you ask us to step in.


 



That's not a guarantee, more a sort of guideline. I've received completely fake, nonfunctional products from Chinese vendors, provided proof of this to eBay, and they settled in favour of the vendor.

That's a PITA. I've had the opposite experience with the eBay dispute resolution team.

What I received from the eBay vendor wasn't as described so I emailed him and was told to contact a different email address. After a few emails over a few weeks it became apparent it was a bit address so I emailed the dispute centre briefly outlining all of the above. They ruled in my favour within 30 minutes. Money was back in my account a few days later.

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