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Uber Geek

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  # 273430 16-Nov-2009 10:58
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Mine from the UK came to NZ$138 as on my credit card bill.




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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  # 273601 16-Nov-2009 17:52
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anyone have recommendations for who to buy from in UK? Amazon?

 
 
 
 


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  # 273603 16-Nov-2009 17:55
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It's in this thread




Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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Wannabe Geek


  # 273609 16-Nov-2009 18:18
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lchiu7: It's in this thread


sorry for being so lazy, i came in at page 10.
mymemory.co.uk sound good, I'll check them out

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  # 273621 16-Nov-2009 18:45

no sound in both

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  # 273659 16-Nov-2009 21:16
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has anyone couriered one of these from the UK? How much does the units weigh including all the packaging? Currys has these for 45pounds($101NZD) but free UK only delivery. http://www.currys.co.uk/martprd/product/seo/753881 I have a sister there that can do the forwarding on to here.  MyMemory has these for 65pounds (146NZD) so maybe its easier going with them.

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  # 273667 16-Nov-2009 21:28
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debo, unless you want to put someone thru the hassles of sending it over to you i'd recommend mymemory.co.uk with free shipping.  you can also try dvd.co.uk or amazon.co.uk but mymemory has free international shipping.  I have bought many blu-rays from them with no issues and always fast shipping (within a week).  Cheers.

 
 
 
 


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  # 273694 17-Nov-2009 00:26
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I bought mine from Currys. I'd say it's worth it to save $30-40. But I don't have to get it shipped here which is the difference I suppose. I probably wouldn't bother otherwise. Still, I don't think shipping could be more than the $30-40, depending on the option you choose so you may still save a few bucks.

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  # 273794 17-Nov-2009 11:15
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wilt64: I see someone it selling PlayTV on Trademe!!

wilt64: Start price $200 second hand unit.....

There will always be someone looking to make a quick buck buying overseas and selling on Trademe.



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  # 273796 17-Nov-2009 11:16
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The retail packaging box itself is light and small. Bout 130 x 160 x 60mm and weighs like 500 grams, i dunno, am making this up, but yeah wouldn't cost b all to send. If you know someone over there who could on send it or bring it back then that's def the cheapest way to go. As others have said though, it's here quicker if you just get it shipped direct, even with a strike UK shipping is fast as to NZ.

In side the box is a dvd case with the install cd which you never need again, a standard usb cable and small booklet, a sticker for the bluray remote and the tuner device itself. The device is light as anything, has not switches or power transformer etc, it just has two sockets, one for usb cable and one for tv aerial.

Actually given you can get drivers for this tuner box for use on computer, makes you wonder if you could get a hold of the tuners cheap from somewhere and just borrow the disk to install the software?!

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  # 273805 17-Nov-2009 11:29
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Has anyone used it on their PC? THat sounds interesting, would it work straight forwardly in Windows 7? I might give that a go when I get my unit...

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  # 273809 17-Nov-2009 11:36
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Jaxson: even with a strike UK shipping is fast as to NZ.

The strike action by UK Royal Mail workers has been suspended until Christmas, so the good news is that it wouldn't be a problem at the moment. And most companies use courier services rather than Royal Mail anyway, so they avoided the delays even during the strike.

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  # 273811 17-Nov-2009 11:37
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Yes.. the unit is a standard Dual USB DVB-T device.. you can find the windows drivers easily on the internet. it even supported 100% on linux in the later kernels.

Thanks

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  # 273821 17-Nov-2009 11:46
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bazzer: Has anyone used it on their PC? THat sounds interesting, would it work straight forwardly in Windows 7? I might give that a go when I get my unit...



This link has all the information you need http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/?tag=ps3_playtv





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  # 273822 17-Nov-2009 11:46
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bazzer: Has anyone used it on their PC? THat sounds interesting, would it work straight forwardly in Windows 7? I might give that a go when I get my unit...



This link has all the information you need http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/?tag=ps3_playtv





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