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# 110320 7-Oct-2012 23:58
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I was wondering if an android TV box like this http://www.chinavasion.com/china/wholesale/Home_Audio_Video/Projectors_Home_Theater/Android_4.0_HDMI_TV_Box__DVB-T_Wifi_N/ might work with my non-freeview enabled tv.  I want something that can get freeview onto the TV, that the kids can use.  

I already have a PC with a dual tuner card built in, that does all the recording and displays on the TV.  I'm hoping there's some TV box that can network to the PC and play the recorded programs from the PC's drive (in .TS format), and also just play DVB-T directly to the TV.  That way, the kids don't have to touch the PC and screw it up Smile.  Handy during the weekends when the kids (5 and 7) want to watch TV and we can't be screwed getting out of bed.  Even the wife doesn't seem to want to learn how to use mediaportal on the PC to display on the TV.  

I thought the TV box might actually be easy enough for them to use.

So, would something like that TV box work in NZ (with the MPEG5), play the TS files over the wired network and generally be easy to use?

I recall a site like 1-day selling something like this, might even be the same one, the pic looks very familiar, thought someone may have actually tested this model.

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  # 697846 8-Oct-2012 13:31
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Dont know if they would work here but i would be interested in one if someone confirmed they do.



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