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Wannabe Geek


Topic # 199053 2-Aug-2016 14:50
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Hi

 

I want to buy mag 254 set top box as i heard a lot of good things about ,does anybody now something about this set top boxes to write a review?

 

thank you

 

 


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  Reply # 1603015 2-Aug-2016 15:14
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Seem to be a few reviews on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00O8SOBFU/ref=pd_cp_0_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=R0CJ9AQ4ZBKY4E4N63M3

 

What are you intending to do with it?

 

I recently bought a ProBox2 EX+ which I'm pretty happy with (and it regularly gets good reviews on the internet).  The external WiFi aerial helps given that it's in a bit of a dead-spot.  Plays full HD off my NAS quite happily (DLNA or SMB).

 

Tried to game on it, but the supplied controller doesn't have the right key mappings by default and I haven't dug around to find out how to set it up properly (or just given in and bought the gaming controller or a full keyboard), but the frame rate seemed remarkably good (car racing game, I forget which one).

 

I haven't tried using it for the likes of Netflix, etc or other online TV/Movie content.

 

It's Android based, rather than Linux, so there's a large selection of Apps available, just not "open" like a classic Linux box.

 

 

 

Is anyone actually providing "IPTV" in NZ?  Do the OnDemand (TVNZ/MediaWorks) services count?

 

Just my 2c.




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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1606152 8-Aug-2016 01:03
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I have a friend live in AU he told me that he can watch 500 channels live on his mag 254.

 

you can buy suscription on ebay or online i just bought one.i ll write a review next week


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  Reply # 1606165 8-Aug-2016 06:48
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Yes you can, but facts are most of those iptv services are streaming and re-distributing "illegally " obtained content for financial gain.

 

 


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