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Topic # 198435 8-Jul-2016 22:42
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I am looking at an apple tv4 unit from the states off eBay. Nz price is $299 for a 32gb unit. Ebay US is closer to $200 including freight. Will the US or ovetseas model work in Nz. Has anyone else gone down this road?

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  Reply # 1588566 8-Jul-2016 23:47
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The ones I have seen on ebay is around 245 NZD including freight. You will have to get yourself a plug adapter too, and by then you are pretty close to the $299 it retails for here.

 

I think I would have spent the extra $50 to buy it in NZ - that way you have CGA cover on it, when buying it from the states (and especially through ebay) I think you can forget about any warranty claims. 





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  Reply # 1588609 9-Jul-2016 01:16
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You're only saving a few dollars - buy from NZ, get the CGA and a full warranty and be done with it. It isn't worth it.







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  Reply # 1593424 16-Jul-2016 00:13
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What about kogans website? They are $229 there

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  Reply # 1593440 16-Jul-2016 08:16
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pugsy33: What about kogans website? They are $229 there
that's still approx. $260 NZ dollars plus freight. So not really saving much. Need to look is saving approx. $40 worth it when you lose cga protection. If it went faulty you would most likely need to send it back at your cost.





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  Reply # 1593509 16-Jul-2016 11:55
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pugsy33: I am looking at an apple tv4 unit from the states off eBay. Nz price is $299 for a 32gb unit. Ebay US is closer to $200 including freight. Will the US or ovetseas model work in Nz. Has anyone else gone down this road?


I didn't specifically go down the ebay path, but can confirm that the US versions do indeed work find in NZ.




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  Reply # 1593513 16-Jul-2016 12:00
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Did u need a 110v to 230v transformer?. I already have a us-nz plug adaptor

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  Reply # 1593522 16-Jul-2016 12:53
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pugsy33: Did u need a 110v to 230v transformer?. I already have a us-nz plug adaptor


Nope - it's 100-240v - so just used a NZ "figure 8" cable (which you get locally for a few bucks).

I would always recommend using a proper mains cable rather than a dodgey adaptor, if you can.




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  Reply # 1593523 16-Jul-2016 12:54
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PB Tech have the 32gb for $270 incl gst


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