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  # 1557771 23-May-2016 10:13
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So... the PlexConnect that I got it working well with ATV2 decided to pack itself in the weekend... Tempted to replace all ATVs (2x ATV2 and 1x ATV3) with ATV4 32GB and move on up to the tvOS.

 

Where's a good deal for now?

 

 

Dick Kogan Smith had the 32gb at $226...

 

 

 

 

kogan (nz) has them for $249 currently, but how much is shipping?





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  # 1557775 23-May-2016 10:21
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antoniosk:

 

chiefie:

 

So... the PlexConnect that I got it working well with ATV2 decided to pack itself in the weekend... Tempted to replace all ATVs (2x ATV2 and 1x ATV3) with ATV4 32GB and move on up to the tvOS.

 

Where's a good deal for now?

 

 

Dick Kogan Smith had the 32gb at $226...

 

 

 

 

kogan (nz) has them for $249 currently, but how much is shipping?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I got this email on the 16th, but I  havent payed close attention how kogan smith works... and it was branded Dicksmith.co.nz

 

Just had a look now, what an awful site and offer. I got $28 del charges, and 2 week delivery. Why bother.

 

 





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  # 1557776 23-May-2016 10:21
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antoniosk:

 

chiefie:

 

So... the PlexConnect that I got it working well with ATV2 decided to pack itself in the weekend... Tempted to replace all ATVs (2x ATV2 and 1x ATV3) with ATV4 32GB and move on up to the tvOS.

 

Where's a good deal for now?

 

 

Dick Kogan Smith had the 32gb at $226...

 

 

 

 

kogan (nz) has them for $249 currently, but how much is shipping?

 

 

Last I checked, shipping was $59.

 

Edit just checked again, ATV4 (32GB) $249, shipping to North Shore NZ $27.99. So $277 delivered (no freight protection). RRP in NZ $299.

 

Just don't buy anything else that may take you over the $400 GST/Customs threshold.


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  # 1557884 23-May-2016 11:47
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Dingbatt: SIf I can program the Siri remote to do the Receiver volume, all the better, but I'm not holding my breath

 

That should be possible. Our Siri remote controls our Pioneer AV receiver volume with no problems.

 

 

Yup it also controls our Yamaha receiver, and didn't have to do any programming, it just worked.


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davidcole:

 

antoniosk:

 

chiefie:

 

So... the PlexConnect that I got it working well with ATV2 decided to pack itself in the weekend... Tempted to replace all ATVs (2x ATV2 and 1x ATV3) with ATV4 32GB and move on up to the tvOS.

 

Where's a good deal for now?

 

 

Dick Kogan Smith had the 32gb at $226...

 

 

 

 

kogan (nz) has them for $249 currently, but how much is shipping?

 

 

Last I checked, shipping was $59.

 

Edit just checked again, ATV4 (32GB) $249, shipping to North Shore NZ $27.99. So $277 delivered (no freight protection). RRP in NZ $299.

 

Just don't buy anything else that may take you over the $400 GST/Customs threshold.

 

 

I wouldn't buy anything off him... it's a .co.nz site not charging GST because it's actually in Australia and they charge ridiculous delivery changes.  I'd rather pay the GST and buy local thanks.





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  # 1557892 23-May-2016 12:16
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PB Tech has the 32GB for $276 incl GST.

 

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=DVAAPP1992&name=Apple-TV-4th-generation----32GB





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  # 1558047 23-May-2016 16:10
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PB Tech has the 32GB for $276 incl GST.

 

http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=DVAAPP1992&name=Apple-TV-4th-generation----32GB

 

 

Looks like they are doing free shipping on it as well, so not a bad deal.

 

 





 
 
 
 


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Dvblogic app has been released!
Just trying the dvblink server software on my server, that has the dvbs tuner cards in it, and it's working well so far.
If this keeps working like this I can get rid of the Intel nuc PC that we've had to keep for watching live tv via mediaportal, and use the Apple TV for everything.
With the new app from dvblogic you can watch and record live tv, view the program guide and view recorded tv.
The app itself is free but the server software is €49, there is 20 day trial for it which is what I'm trying first.



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  # 1576610 19-Jun-2016 16:41
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CYaBro: Dvblogic app has been released!
Just trying the dvblink server software on my server, that has the dvbs tuner cards in it

 

Interesting! But this would only be for Freeview over the air, right? No satellite receiver? 





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CYaBro: Dvblogic app has been released!
Just trying the dvblink server software on my server, that has the dvbs tuner cards in it


Interesting! But this would only be for Freeview over the air, right? No satellite receiver? 



It supports UHF or satellite Freeview, you just need the appropriate tuner cards in the server.
Won't work with standalone Freeview boxes.

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Anyone got siri showing up in Nz with all Nz accounts and location settings. It randomly showed up after a update but won't do anything but open apps or weather

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Not sure when it was released, but 3NOW has released a major update to their Apple TV app - looks the same as web and other apps now 😃 Just waiting on TVNZ!


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  # 1613506 17-Aug-2016 23:27
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Still waiting.....I guess allowing airplay is a step in the right direction though

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Slightly OT but have always wondered why some of these decoder boxes are so expensive. I recently bought this box from aliexpress for $NZD58 for netflix and I can use the google play store. Just a pity the roku streamer wasn't sold here also.

 

http://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.DI14qh

 

 


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Slightly OT but have always wondered why some of these decoder boxes are so expensive. I recently bought this box from aliexpress for $NZD58 for netflix and I can use the google play store. Just a pity the roku streamer wasn't sold here also.

 

http://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.DI14qh

 

 

 

Does it work is the question?  I had something similar....the TVNZ app wouldn't go on it.  The Sky Go App would, but then it complained it wasn't allowed to output video over HDMI.  The remote I had to keep switching to mouse mode for certain apps.  You name it.

 

 





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OpenHAB: Gigabyte AMD A8 BrixOpenHAB with Aeotech ZWave Controller, Raspberry PI, Wemos D1 Mini, Zwave, Xiaomi Humidity and Temperature sensors and Bluetooth LE Sensors
Media:Chromecast v2, ATV4, Roku3, HDHomeRun Dual
Windows 10
Host (Plex Server/Crashplan): 2x2TB, 2x3TB, 1x4TB using DriveBender, Samsung 850 evo 512 GB SSD, Hyper-V Server with 1xW10, 1xW2k8, 2xUbuntu 16.04 LTS, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex,NextPVR Metadata Agent and Scanner for Plex


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