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Topic # 65864 7-Aug-2010 19:35
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I've found these two DVB-T boxes online, but I can't find much information about if they will work in New Zealand.
Here are links to the two of them:
- http://www.aliexpress.com/store/101337/209395902-306300006/Free-shipping-2-in-1-3-5-SATA-HD-1080P-Media-Player-HD-MPEG2-4-H.html 
- http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/329605964/DVB_T_Full_HD_Recorder_TV.html
They both seem to have NZ codecs, they're both DVB-T, they both have EPG
How do I know if they'll accept New Zealand's frequencies and support the full week look ahead EPG.

Does anyone know, or have experience with these boxes in New Zealand? 

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  Reply # 364831 7-Aug-2010 21:18
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I very much doubt either of these support H.264 and MHEG5. I'd say it is a waste of money - also they list "minimum order 500"...







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  Reply # 364841 7-Aug-2010 22:08
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Fair point about the MHEG5, EPG would be good for a week in advance.
Both of them support H.264 and can be ordered through other companies (besides the links i gave) for smaller quantities, such as 1 :p

Is there anything else that I need to check to see if they work in NZ?
A full week of EPG would be nice, but TV guides are fine, and these are a lot cheaper and have a lot more to offer than the Freeview boxes available in NZ that I have found (eg both can take upwards of 2TB of storage)

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  Reply # 364843 7-Aug-2010 22:20
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No mention if they do HE-AAC audio or not and the tuning bands.




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  Reply # 364853 7-Aug-2010 23:14
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Give it a shot and report your findings, but with legit boxes going under $200, and on occasoin under $150 IMO its not worth the risk on unknown stuff that will inevitably come with a low quality power supply and need to have it replaced.




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