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Old 13-08-2019, 05:36 AM   #31
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Looking a TV for watching shows (YouTube Netflix) and those external apk show app. About 43inch

Isit better to get coventional tv + mi box s

Or xiaomi tv? Is there this new E series better than 4s?

4k maybe not noticable on 43"? Advice? Tq
First, xiaomi 43" is not a 4K TV. The popular version is 4A although there are also 4c, 4S, 4x and the new E or full screen version. All of the them are having the same technical specification except for the frames or bezel which can be plastic or metal like etc. E series is the full screen with no bezel.

If you want to watch youtube and netflix with TV only, you must use modded version of youtube or netflix as MiTV does not have google services. As 43" does not play 4K, there is no need to have Mibox S.
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Old 13-08-2019, 05:47 AM   #32
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Hi guys, my Xiaomi tv 4 (55 inch) suddenly screen turn black. Wife says still can hear sound.

I try resetting the tv (unplugging and plugging back) and turning it on but screen is still black.

Any help is appreciated.
1st check if you there is any dark image on the screen using a torch light shinning at a slant angle. If no, it could be a faulty LED screen or mainboard or power supply or if you are lucky, a faulty OS that caused by a glitch during OS updating.. if the last one, just do a factory reset..

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...-recovery.html

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...ck-screen.html
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Old 13-08-2019, 07:21 AM   #33
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First, xiaomi 43" is not a 4K TV. The popular version is 4A although there are also 4c, 4S, 4x and the new E or full screen version. All of the them are having the same technical specification except for the frames or bezel which can be plastic or metal like etc. E series is the full screen with no bezel.

If you want to watch youtube and netflix with TV only, you must use modded version of youtube or netflix as MiTV does not have google services. As 43" does not play 4K, there is no need to have Mibox S.
I understand most 43" in 4 series isn't 4k but 4s 43" was advertise as 4k or you mean the output can't be 4k?

https://www.displayspecifications.com/en/model-power-consumption/21421304
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Old 13-08-2019, 08:27 AM   #34
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Have a problem with Toggle SG app on my MiTV 4S and Mi Box S.

Tried installing the app on both TV and Mi Box S. Able to see the purple Toggle words during startup, but screen turns black after that.

Tried to cast Toggle from my Android phone to the TV /Mi Box S. Can play on phone but TV screen can't see anything.

During installation, there is a warning saying the app needs to have Google Play services in order to work.

Am I missing something?

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Understand MiTV and MIBox did not pay for the license to use Toggle. The only way is to buy a google chromecast. You can try to use the chromecast built in with Mibox S but understand this is not a full google chromecast. Not sure other screen mirroring will work such as airscreen, airplay or airpower will work..

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...-smart-tv.html
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Old 13-08-2019, 08:35 AM   #35
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Understand MiTV and MIBox did not pay for the license to use Toggle. The only way is to buy a google chromecast. You can try to use the chromecast built in with Mibox S but understand this is not a full google chromecast. Not sure other screen mirroring will work such as airscreen, airplay or airpower will work..

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...-smart-tv.html
Yes, only the 43" 4S model is 4K
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Old 13-08-2019, 09:00 AM   #36
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1st check if you there is any dark image on the screen using a torch light shinning at a slant angle. If no, it could be a faulty LED screen or mainboard or power supply or if you are lucky, a faulty OS that caused by a glitch during OS updating.. if the last one, just do a factory reset..

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...-recovery.html

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...ck-screen.html
Thanks so much bro. Will go try it out tonight

Another other bros have this issue too and how much it cost to resolve it? If got good repair person can recommend too

Also contacted the Carousell seller who sold me. Hopefully can find a way to repair it.

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Old 13-08-2019, 07:57 PM   #37
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1st check if you there is any dark image on the screen using a torch light shinning at a slant angle. If no, it could be a faulty LED screen or mainboard or power supply or if you are lucky, a faulty OS that caused by a glitch during OS updating.. if the last one, just do a factory reset..

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...-recovery.html

https://skyjuiceiswater.blogspot.com...ck-screen.html


Thanks bro Pcuser, seems like could be:
-> Suspect PSB has problem supplying power for the backlights. Most likely the LED backlights are faulty.

My wife says that sound is still heard even after black screen appears when she was watching show. She seems to hear an accompanying pop sound too.

Have contacted Smart Tech to see how much it might cost me to repair. Hopefully can salvage this 1.5 yrs old TV.
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Thanks bro Pcuser, seems like could be:
-> Suspect PSB has problem supplying power for the backlights. Most likely the LED backlights are faulty.

My wife says that sound is still heard even after black screen appears when she was watching show. She seems to hear an accompanying pop sound too.

Have contacted Smart Tech to see how much it might cost me to repair. Hopefully can salvage this 1.5 yrs old TV.
Can see there are some backlight working as a black screen would be totally black and one cannot see much light. If there is sound, could mean the main board is still working. In that case, it might be the PSB or the display logic board (located inside the LED panel) that is faulty. Let us know what Smart Tech found.
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Old 15-08-2019, 04:47 PM   #39
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Can see there are some backlight working as a black screen would be totally black and one cannot see much light. If there is sound, could mean the main board is still working. In that case, it might be the PSB or the display logic board (located inside the LED panel) that is faulty. Let us know what Smart Tech found.
Smart Tech’s CS replied after checking with China that it will cost around $800 to ship in a panel + repair cost.

Looks like I most likely have to say goodbye to it.
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Old 15-08-2019, 05:06 PM   #40
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Smart Tech’s CS replied after checking with China that it will cost around $800 to ship in a panel + repair cost.

Looks like I most likely have to say goodbye to it.
how 'old' is the TV may i know?
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Old 15-08-2019, 05:23 PM   #41
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how 'old' is the TV may i know?
Got it in early March last year. One and a half years old, just after the 1 year warranty given by Smart Tech.
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Old 16-08-2019, 09:15 AM   #42
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Lazada or Qoo10 which shop is reliable?
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Old 16-08-2019, 10:14 AM   #43
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Smart Tech’s CS replied after checking with China that it will cost around $800 to ship in a panel + repair cost.

Looks like I most likely have to say goodbye to it.
There are some who can try to repair MiTV. The one I checked was https://tvrepair.com.sg/. They said they will have to check the TV to give a quote.. you can try to get a second opinion.. not sure how is their service..

If one is prepared to use the TV for prolonged period of time, it is good to ensure that there are adequate and unobstructed ventilation and space at the back of the TV.. I installed 2 Nos of 4" 5Volt fans at the back just to for ventilation purposes.

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Old 16-08-2019, 11:10 AM   #44
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There are some who can try to repair MiTV. The one I checked was https://tvrepair.com.sg/. They said they will have to check the TV to give a quote.. you can try to get a second opinion.. not sure how is their service..

If one is prepared to use the TV for prolonged period of time, it is good to ensure that there are adequate and unobstructed ventilation and space at the back of the TV.. I installed 2 Nos of 4" 5Volt fans at the back just to for ventilation purposes.
Thanks so much Pcuser123 bro. Will contact them.

I installed the swivel type of TV hinges to ensure there is space and the ceiling fan is always switched on. Maybe will buy a small fan to blow the TV if I get it fixed.

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Old 16-08-2019, 03:14 PM   #45
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Ordered a xiaomi 4s 43"
Forget to add wall mount
Where can I get wall mount outside? How to know the size or dimension?
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