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  # 1669745 12-Nov-2016 19:23
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https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

Update, new xbox one controller could pair but axis were all wrong, so in a FPS you were just spinning like mad, as the stick axis and the triggers were mixed up, also some buttons where completely wrong (start was reload or something).  Can't pair a DS4/PS4 controller at all.  ordered these controllers to try with them

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

since they're made by same company and say official supported, also theyre pretty cheap


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  # 1669764 12-Nov-2016 20:07
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reven:

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

Update, new xbox one controller could pair but axis were all wrong, so in a FPS you were just spinning like mad, as the stick axis and the triggers were mixed up, also some buttons where completely wrong (start was reload or something).  Can't pair a DS4/PS4 controller at all.  ordered these controllers to try with them

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

since they're made by same company and say official supported, also theyre pretty cheap

 

 

Thanks reven, just brought both.


 
 
 
 




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  # 1669810 12-Nov-2016 22:00
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update, paired a OUYA controller (I had one laying around in a box unopened, no idea where I got this from....).  it paired fine, but similar problem as the xbox one controller, axis and buttons are all wrong.  X isnt X etc.  

 

still seeing if I can get a DS4 paired.  I paired one of those to my sony tv and it was fine/easy, and all the buttons etc were correct in all games.  but thats sony and sony....




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  # 1669819 12-Nov-2016 22:20
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bought some of these too for ethernet connection

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

not sure if they will work with a usb hub... would want to connect plug in a usb mini drive in one with a network cable as well.  have a 128GB sandisk usb plugged in at the moment and that seems to be working fine.

 

graphics seem ok, need to get a controller working before I can heavily test this though....


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  # 1669859 13-Nov-2016 06:38
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reven: having one remote with everything built in is nice...

 

That's the biggest selling point for me. I currently have a bunch of boxes (Roku, Chromecast, Freeview box) connected to the TV - I'd love to consolidate down to just the TV. I might be just dreaming...

 

 

This is what I have now, Sony TV (Andriod) with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and Plex. I also use the in-built recording function. Can't use TVNZ OnDemand as I'm going through a VPN but 3Now doesn't seem to do a region check so works fine (using inbuilt Freeview plus)





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  # 1670050 13-Nov-2016 15:30
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reven:

 

bought some of these too for ethernet connection

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

not sure if they will work with a usb hub... would want to connect plug in a usb mini drive in one with a network cable as well.  have a 128GB sandisk usb plugged in at the moment and that seems to be working fine.

 

graphics seem ok, need to get a controller working before I can heavily test this though....

 

 

 

 

Hi Reven

 

 

 

I am confused!!

 

 

 

Why did you need this? Are you saying the Xiaomi Mi Box does not have an in-built Ethernet port? I ask as I would prefer an in-built port and the Aliexpress listing you linked to says in at least 2 places that it has ethernet.

 

 

 

Thanks

 

 


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  # 1670132 13-Nov-2016 16:39
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It does not have an ethernet port. On the back there is the power, the usb, the hdmi and the optical inputs.


 
 
 
 




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  # 1670261 13-Nov-2016 20:03
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reven:

 

bought some of these too for ethernet connection

 

https://www.aliexpress.com/...

 

not sure if they will work with a usb hub... would want to connect plug in a usb mini drive in one with a network cable as well.  have a 128GB sandisk usb plugged in at the moment and that seems to be working fine.

 

graphics seem ok, need to get a controller working before I can heavily test this though....

 

 

Hi Reven

 

I am confused!!

 

Why did you need this? Are you saying the Xiaomi Mi Box does not have an in-built Ethernet port? I ask as I would prefer an in-built port and the Aliexpress listing you linked to says in at least 2 places that it has ethernet.

 

Thanks

 



Yeah, no Ethernet port. Does work with some USB to Ethernet adapters apparently. Not sure if all or Just some.


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  # 1670265 13-Nov-2016 20:15
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Not all from what I have read...can't remember where I saw it being discussed.


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  # 1680132 30-Nov-2016 15:24
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Mine arrived yesterday. I have watched a few 1080p shows from my Emby server and it works fine with no transcoding required. It is much more responsive than the Roku 3 we were using.


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  # 1680154 30-Nov-2016 15:56
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Mine arrived on Monday. Everything works great except for Live TV streaming in Kodi. I get reasonable performance on SD channels, but the HD channels are a mess.


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  # 1680163 30-Nov-2016 16:04
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The live TV streaming via HD will be bad cause of the wifi speed - I have the same problem with my devices here linking thru to mediaportal.  On wifi they barely work at all, on ethernet they work better but still not perfect (I have to use an ethernet over power adapter cause of where its situated).  


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  # 1680171 30-Nov-2016 16:12
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I can stream 1080P Bluray rips without any problems. It seems the current firmware on the device cant handle deinterlacing 1080i. I can get better playback using the tvheadend Live Channels app, but it's still not usable.


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  # 1680352 30-Nov-2016 22:32
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LittleDude:

 

The seller on Ebay AUS was regainthestyle...still has more listed. USPS tracking was excellent....17 updates showing every step of the journey.

 

I've had a quick play...really nice little device.

 

 

 

 

I am considering getting one of these, am wondering if the unit comes with a NZ power supply plug or a US one? and is it 5.2v 2.1A?  And it is a US build you see on Amazon?

 

thanks for any info

 

 

 

Cheers

 

 


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  # 1680367 30-Nov-2016 23:09
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I am considering getting one of these, am wondering if the unit comes with a NZ power supply plug or a US one? and is it 5.2v 2.1A?  And it is a US build you see on Amazon?

 

thanks for any info

 

 

I ordered mine off aliexpress and chose a AU plug but it was just an EU plug and a chinese deathdapter so I just use the EU plug in my universal powerstrip.

 

they are universal input voltage, not even looked at what its output was, just labeled it with what it is for which I try to do with all adapters now.





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