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Topic # 230314 18-Feb-2018 14:29
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Cleaning out and want to get rid of some stuff.

 

Broadlink RM Pro - wifi "universal" remote for IR and RF (433MHz) - bought from broadlink.co.nz maybe a year ago. I could never get it to connect to my wifi, but @michaelmurfy has tested and confirmed it works. Given my difficulties, happy to sell on the basis of the honesty system. You can have it and test it; if it works you will pay; if not, return so someone else can have a try. $40.

 

 

 

Assorted HTPC stuff:

 

  • Jaycar generic HTPC remote control; TV controls one side, qwerty keypad and Blackberry-style key trackpad on reverse. Works on IR IIRC.
  • Rii mini i25 HTPC remote control; TV controls one side, qwerty keypad the other. Airmouse. Works on 2.4GHz for keyboard and mouse, IR for TV controls. Also has headset jack.
  • Generic USB DVB-T tuner (from Aliexpress IIRC). There is a credit card style remote in the bag with this, but no idea if it's actually the right one.
  • Avermedia USB DVB-T tuner. Notionally has 3D features but never tested. Has remote.
  • kworld + Leadtek USB DVB-T tuners (x2). I am almost sure one of these is faulty, but no longer have a suitable UHF aerial to test which one. You can have both and might get lucky if both work. Leadtek one has remote.
  • Original FLIRC USB IR receiver. I ended up using this for HTPC control rather than the assorted attempts above. Works well.

Maybe $10 each or $30 for the lot? Will give preference to someone willing to take the lot of my hands.

 

 

 

From the pile marked "random":

 

  • Iomega USB Zip drive. Clear blue colour. Even have a couple of zip disks to go with it. No, I don't know why anyone would want this either. The same model is listed on ebay though for stupid money. Collectors item maybe? Is $10 fair (with a promise that you won't turn around and sell it on ebay for $50).
  • Dell axim x51v hand held / pocket PC / PDA. My original on the go computing device. Has dock and spare battery, original slimline case and bulkier leather case. Again, no idea why anyone would want this but again, ebay has a few for surprisingly high prices. $20? 
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    Xbox 360 - early white version, has HDD. Seems to power on fine (ring lights up and spins green, CD tray functions) but no signal on screen. Would be good for either parts or for someone that knows what they are doing. Thought it might be a cable problem but just bought a new one and didn't help. Free, but won't ship this one.

     

  • External USB sound card. Has RCA left and right, toslink and coax digital out. $20.
  • Aliexpress audio extractor/HDMI switch. I wanted this for (I think) the ARC-->3.5mm function but couldn't make it work. 5.1 RCA, 3.5mm stereo, SPDIF/toslink out. $20. 

 

 

Would prefer pick up - business hours Wellington CBD / Willis Street usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Island Bay after hours and Tuesdays and Thursdays. Will ship the smaller stuff if necessary, but first dibs to the Wellingtonians since it saves a trip to the post office.

 

 

 

EDIT: Adding other stuff


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  Reply # 1960079 18-Feb-2018 22:16
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Any more info on the USB sound card? Will it work on a Mac...?


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  Reply # 1960204 19-Feb-2018 10:31
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phrozenpenguin:

 

Any more info on the USB sound card? Will it work on a Mac...?

 

 

Xitel Pro HiFi Link. Looks like this one (I've had it for ages, but not 15 years!). Google seems to indicate that it is for PC and Mac, but I don't have a Mac available to test, sorry. If you're in Wellington, happy to give it to you and see if it works.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1960205 19-Feb-2018 10:35
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Do any of the USB tuners do FM Radio? 


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  Reply # 1960207 19-Feb-2018 10:45
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Andib:

 

Do any of the USB tuners do FM Radio? 

 

 

I have never used any of them for FM, but the generic Aliexpress one has "FM" printed on the side of it. Based on my (overall pretty poor) experience with Aliexpress, I would take that with a grain of salt. Packaging is long gone but I've just checked my emails from when I ordered it, and the chipset seems to be the very common RTL2832U + R820T.


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  Reply # 1960213 19-Feb-2018 10:53
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I’ll take the FLIRC if you can’t offload it as part of the bundle. Happy to wait no urgency.

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  Reply # 1960296 19-Feb-2018 12:26
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If you get no local takers on the Xbox, I am happy to pay for postage to Auckland. 


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mdf:

 

phrozenpenguin:

 

Any more info on the USB sound card? Will it work on a Mac...?

 

 

Xitel Pro HiFi Link. Looks like this one (I've had it for ages, but not 15 years!). Google seems to indicate that it is for PC and Mac, but I don't have a Mac available to test, sorry. If you're in Wellington, happy to give it to you and see if it works.

 

Thanks but I'm not in Wellington so will give it a miss. A blast from the past reading some old reviews though! Good to know it worked well on a P200MMX with Winamp :-)


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  Reply # 1963579 24-Feb-2018 17:59
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Any more info on the USB  DVB-T tuners (Leadtek,kworld & Avermedia)?


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  Reply # 1965381 27-Feb-2018 20:37
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mAYH3M:

 

Any more info on the USB  DVB-T tuners (Leadtek,kworld & Avermedia)?

 

 

Sorry I missed this one.

 

AverMedia is this one: http://avermedia.com.tw/product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=532. I never tried the 3D thing and barely used their software so can't really comment on that side of things. This worked for years with a Windows 7/8/10 HTPC box. Don't have/use the HTPC any more so surplus to requirements.

 

kworld is a generic thing from Jaycar. No idea of model number. 

 

Leadtek is Leadtek WinFast DTV Dongle H, can't find a link.

 

I am almost sure one of the kworld or Leadtek ones is busted, but I can't remember which. 

 

All three were used with MediaPortal on a Windows box and DVB-T with no troubles. Just trying to get rid of old stuff that I don't use. 


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  Reply # 1967233 2-Mar-2018 18:48
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mdf:

 

mAYH3M:

 

Any more info on the USB  DVB-T tuners (Leadtek,kworld & Avermedia)?

 

 

Sorry I missed this one.

 

AverMedia is this one: http://avermedia.com.tw/product/ProductDetail.aspx?Id=532. I never tried the 3D thing and barely used their software so can't really comment on that side of things. This worked for years with a Windows 7/8/10 HTPC box. Don't have/use the HTPC any more so surplus to requirements.

 

kworld is a generic thing from Jaycar. No idea of model number. 

 

Leadtek is Leadtek WinFast DTV Dongle H, can't find a link.

 

I am almost sure one of the kworld or Leadtek ones is busted, but I can't remember which. 

 

All three were used with MediaPortal on a Windows box and DVB-T with no troubles. Just trying to get rid of old stuff that I don't use. 

 

 

Will you be able to ship them to Christchurch?


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