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Old 08-08-2020, 08:47 AM   #3166
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This store is selling the xiaomi tv stick at $51.9 only.

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Old 08-08-2020, 02:40 PM   #3167
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Today (Sat) till Mon (8/8 - 10/8), Qoo10 has a $10 off discount coupon -- which you can collect at this link below:
https://www.qoo10.sg/qoo10day

Once collected -- this Qoo10 $10 off discount coupon is valid to use till Mon 10/8.

You can use this $10 off coupon when buying the Xiaomi 1080p Mi TV Stick selling at $60.

After applying the $10 coupon, the new Xiaomi 1080p Mi TV Stick will only cost ($60 - $10) = $50 + FREE delivery
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Old 08-08-2020, 02:41 PM   #3168
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Unblock ubox worth to buy?
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Old 08-08-2020, 03:05 PM   #3169
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Unblock ubox worth to buy?
I will not recommend it myself. But if you are really into preloaded boxes, then Ubox is probably the best.

Take note technically Ubox's bundled IPTV/VOD services are illegal in Singapore so they may be blocked from time to time. It is just workaround is available.

Main discussion thread here.
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/h...070046-23.html
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Old 08-08-2020, 03:16 PM   #3170
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If you have Himedia Q10 Pro, probably you do not need the Beelink any time soon, unless you want to play some Android games.

As for Kodi, I do not use it at all. I use streaming apps only, no local media playing.

Current apps on my Mi Box S, you can see that it is heavily geared towards Chinese Entertainment -- vod apps and live TV apps and music apps.
sama sama me chinaman app too.....

games i use PS and switch

damn last time tot router 8 LAN port more than enough .......maybe next yr or 2 need 2 internet line haha



q10 use few yrs already thats why itchy hand

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Old 08-08-2020, 03:48 PM   #3171
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Today (Sat) till Mon (8/8 - 10/8), Qoo10 has a $10 off discount coupon -- which you can collect at this link below:
https://www.qoo10.sg/qoo10day

Once collected -- this Qoo10 $10 off discount coupon is valid to use till Mon 10/8.

You can use this $10 off coupon when buying the Xiaomi 1080p Mi TV Stick selling at $60.

After applying the $10 coupon, the new Xiaomi 1080p Mi TV Stick will only cost ($60 - $10) = $50 + FREE delivery
After lazada coupon and shop coupon can get around $40+. But shipping from China so might be awhile. If buy 2 around 75 after CC promo

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Old 08-08-2020, 10:31 PM   #3172
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Hi guys, I am using minix T5 but i realised when using premiumize the 4k content is lagging alot even using wired connection. Anyone know if there's a fix for this?
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Old 08-08-2020, 10:36 PM   #3173
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Hi guys, I am using minix T5 but i realised when using premiumize the 4k content is lagging alot even using wired connection. Anyone know if there's a fix for this?
most likely is the source problem. the fix is not to use that lagging source.

try using youtube to play 4k video, if no problem then you can confirm it.

'heard' that RD is ok.
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Old 08-08-2020, 10:38 PM   #3174
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Hi guys, I am using minix T5 but i realised when using premiumize the 4k content is lagging alot even using wired connection. Anyone know if there's a fix for this?
That is probably not related to the box but rather the grey area services Premiumize.

Of course if your 4k video is super high bit rate, then the box may have problems as well.

https://androidpctv.com/review-minix-neo-t5-opinion/
Max bit rate 100Mbps.
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Old 08-08-2020, 10:41 PM   #3175
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most likely is the source problem. the fix is not to use that lagging source.

try using youtube to play 4k video, if no problem then you can confirm it.
Take note some of those 4k sources have higher bit rate than YouTube or Netflix 4k.
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Old 08-08-2020, 11:41 PM   #3176
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That is probably not related to the box but rather the grey area services Premiumize.

Of course if your 4k video is super high bit rate, then the box may have problems as well.

https://androidpctv.com/review-minix-neo-t5-opinion/
Max bit rate 100Mbps.
The bitrate I am selecting is around 48mbps so I think should be ok right?
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The bitrate I am selecting is around 48mbps so I think should be ok right?
the question is whether you are given the international bandwidth.

netflix/youtube have CDN so the behaviour is more like server housed in singapore, i.e local traffic.
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Old 09-08-2020, 07:08 AM   #3178
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The bitrate I am selecting is around 48mbps so I think should be ok right?
Very much not okay since you may not get the bandwidth you need from the server. Remember it is not Netflix or YouTube with deep pockets.

Try to reduce the bit rate to see if that helps.

Also this type of cached torrent services (including Premiumize and Real Debrid) are really grey area services. So the ISP may block or throttle them, if the rights holders raise issues with the court.
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Old 09-08-2020, 08:50 AM   #3179
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Very much not okay since you may not get the bandwidth you need from the server. Remember it is not Netflix or YouTube with deep pockets.

Try to reduce the bit rate to see if that helps.

Also this type of cached torrent services (including Premiumize and Real Debrid) are really grey area services. So the ISP may block or throttle them, if the rights holders raise issues with the court.
if using h.265 encoder, you need only 15Mbps for 4k video stream.

look for streams with less than 20Mbps if you have problems with higher bit rate.

normally people don't stream online video with very high bit rate, youtube/netflix's 30Mbps is already considered the max, and youtube/netflix has CDN to reduce the international bandwidth.

if you really want high bit rate video, stream it from your own NAS or a portable HDD attached to your android box.
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Old 09-08-2020, 09:35 AM   #3180
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Try both the USB burning tool (with PC + USB A-A cable) and the USB Burn Card Maker (MicroSD card).

Stock ROM should be Android 7.1 for X96 Mini. But I see that there is a version with 9.0 as well.

Ref:
https://www.getdroidtips.com/stock-f...6-mini-tv-box/

https://androidpctv.com/x96-mini-rom-firmware/

https://androidpctv.com/firmware-upd...x-soc-amlogic/
Stock was Android 7, tried ATV on one. Sucks I no use TVBanywhere too, no special requirements for Android TV... Other I flash Android 9. Much better.
Bought a A95x F3 to replace old x96 mini.

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