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Old 04-07-2013, 02:30 PM   #1
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Anyone with Roku 3 here in Singapore?

Hi,

Thinking of buying Roku 3 from Amazon. But wondering if the power supply can work in Singapore without using transformers.

Any owners here to advise?
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:11 PM   #2
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I'm also interested in getting this.

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Old 04-07-2013, 11:28 PM   #3
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I just got the Roku LT and it came with a 110 to 220V adapter so no issues for me. Not sure about the roku 3 though.
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:38 AM   #4
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I just got the Roku LT and it came with a 110 to 220V adapter so no issues for me. Not sure about the roku 3 though.
Any nice channels on Roku? Please share your experience..
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Old 06-07-2013, 10:52 PM   #5
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Have not set it up yet. Going to get a router for VPN in order to get the US channels.
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Old 07-07-2013, 09:22 AM   #6
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Roku 3 power supply works though it is stated 120v. I used it so far with no problem.
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Old 07-07-2013, 10:08 AM   #7
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Roku 3 power supply works though it is stated 120v. I used it so far with no problem.
Can you share with us what your set up is like? What router and which VPN service?
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Old 07-07-2013, 02:48 PM   #8
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I am using buffalo router that comes with the dd-wrt firmware and hidemyass VPN.
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Old 15-07-2013, 05:09 PM   #9
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Can you share with us what your set up is like? What router and which VPN service?
I use strongvpn. Good reliable service.
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Old 30-07-2013, 10:12 AM   #10
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Do we need NGNBN to watch Netflix or Hulu smoothly? Can I use my normal Starhub connections which is 12 or 16 Mbps?

Still undecided about which VPN service to use. There's so many and some using what DNS service. Dunno what's the diff...
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Old 10-08-2013, 12:19 AM   #11
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i use hidemyass. Reliable and good support also. Now they have sale going on somemore. you can check out.
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Old 11-08-2013, 12:12 PM   #12
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have a few rokus in my house...on singnet 200mb fibre and have tried a couple of vpn providers (strongvpn, hma, airvpn, ipvanish, etc.)...finally stuck to ipvanish as i find it has the best speed and stability for me...surprisingly, i tried its singapore server and some of the us-only channels still work...check them out here...
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Old 11-08-2013, 01:54 PM   #13
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I just ordered one yesterday, I heard it it works in the power socket here: Roku Forums • View topic - Roku 3 Power Supply Specs??, so it should be fine.

However I just did a google search and apparently in order to get the US channels we have to do a crapton of work! Not to mention forking out more money?!

1. Before I even start the device, it must already recognise itself as in US? But it's a US set isn't it?

2. I must create my Roku account as in the US? Or even if the device knows it's in the US but account not US created, it won't work?

3. What is all this DNS stuff? I know you can use VPN to hide your traffic and also behind a location, but DNS? It won't hide your IP isn't it? Can't I just use google dns on my router and voila?

4. Anyone want to share whatever can identify us as in US/UK? If DNS method is superior then I'm all for it

5. Anyone want to share a netflix account?
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Old 21-08-2013, 06:51 PM   #14
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I just received my set from the US.

Ordered it from amazon.com direct.

The adaptor says 120V and 60 Hz.

Didn't care and plugged it straight in.

It works fine in Singapore despite the misleading label on the adapter.

For those who are interested.
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Old 21-08-2013, 07:06 PM   #15
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got any good free channels that doesn't require VPN?
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