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Old 17-09-2020, 07:58 PM   #3361
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My T95 tv box gets quite hot even with normal use (~80 Celsius) but it cools down to 60 Celsius with a cooling fan.

Turns out the 5v 2a power adapter/plug gets super hot too. I am thinking of getting a replacement plug with Safety Mark in Sim Lim.

Anyone has experience in getting a replacement power adapter/plug? Or can recommend where to buy cheap power adapter?

PS: Going through intense regret from getting this box. It's price is okay but would suggest anyone to think twice before buying this box.
use a 2A handphone charger, buy a cable so that you can plug to the box.

make sure the connector to your box has right size
e.g.
https://shopee.sg/USB-2-0-Male-AC-to...692.2765103176
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Old 17-09-2020, 11:09 PM   #3362
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My T95 tv box gets quite hot even with normal use (~80 Celsius) but it cools down to 60 Celsius with a cooling fan.

Turns out the 5v 2a power adapter/plug gets super hot too.

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PS: Going through intense regret from getting this box. It's price is okay but would suggest anyone to think twice before buying this box.
Is the box with Allwinner H616 CPU and with Android 10?

If yes I will actually suggest you give up the box, bite the bullet and buy a better quality box, say Mi Box S, or Minix NEO T5, unless you can mod the box with better heat sink.

Or if you still want to buy low cost no brand generic box, then at least buy S905X3 based like A95X F3 Air. They do not have thermal issues.
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Old 17-09-2020, 11:34 PM   #3363
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Is the box with Allwinner H616 CPU and with Android 10?

If yes I will actually suggest you give up the box, bite the bullet and buy a better quality box, say Mi Box S, or Minix NEO T5, unless you can mod the box with better heat sink.

Or if you still want to buy low cost no brand generic box, then at least buy S905X3 based like A95X F3 Air. They do not have thermal issues.
Yes it is. Although its not as expensive as a Minix or Mi Box I don't really want to give up a brand new $45 box. The only problem I am facing is that the plug generates a lot of heat and if it can be solved by getting a $1 dollar usb to dc cable I think its still okay.

Just posting my buyer's remorse story here as a warning to anyone considering this box.
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Old 18-09-2020, 09:25 AM   #3364
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Yes it is. Although its not as expensive as a Minix or Mi Box I don't really want to give up a brand new $45 box. The only problem I am facing is that the plug generates a lot of heat and if it can be solved by getting a $1 dollar usb to dc cable I think its still okay.

Just posting my buyer's remorse story here as a warning to anyone considering this box.
Get a S905X3, I have 1 running at home and it runs cool with no external cooling.

It's about the same price as the Allwinner.
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Old 18-09-2020, 07:59 PM   #3365
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Get a S905X3, I have 1 running at home and it runs cool with no external cooling.

It's about the same price as the Allwinner.

Same here, very satisfied with my S905X3-based A95X F3 Air. It remains cool even after 5 hours straight use.
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Old 19-09-2020, 04:24 PM   #3366
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https://mothership.sg/2020/08/lumos-...art-projector/

Not so sure how good is this. Just FYI.

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All-in-one projector with Netflix, YouTube, & built-in speakers available for S$398
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Old 21-09-2020, 09:24 AM   #3367
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my t9 android box ethernet connection keep disconnecting after several minutes. changed cables already, same problem. ethernet is connected before wireless by default. no on/off for ethernet. there are any settings to check to see if the ethernet is faulty ? reset the t9 ?
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Old 21-09-2020, 10:15 AM   #3368
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my t9 android box ethernet connection keep disconnecting after several minutes. changed cables already, same problem. ethernet is connected before wireless by default. no on/off for ethernet. there are any settings to check to see if the ethernet is faulty ? reset the t9 ?
Try change the Ethernet cable first. If still got problem, try factory reset.

Also better buy quality box from more reputable brands like Xiaomi, Nvidia, Minix, Beelink, etc.

Minix NEO T5 (S$99 from Shopee) can be a good box if you do not need Netflix HD.
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Old 21-09-2020, 11:47 AM   #3369
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Try change the Ethernet cable first. If still got problem, try factory reset.

Also better buy quality box from more reputable brands like Xiaomi, Nvidia, Minix, Beelink, etc.

Minix NEO T5 (S$99 from Shopee) can be a good box if you do not need Netflix HD.

factory reset last option. think my next purchase will be the Xiaomi.
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Old 21-09-2020, 10:29 PM   #3370
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factory reset last option. think my next purchase will be the Xiaomi.
my t9 android box ethernet connection keep disconnecting after several minutes. changed cables already, same problem. ethernet is connected before wireless by default. no on/off for ethernet. there are any settings to check to see if the ethernet is faulty ? reset the t9 ?
Disconnect the LAN cable and see if wireless is working (no disconnection).
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Old 25-09-2020, 08:47 AM   #3371
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https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news...to-30-dollars/

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/24/amaz...ease-date.html

New low end Amazon Fire TV Stick (US$40, Dolby Atmos) and FireTV Stick Lite(US$30), 1080p only but with HDR support.

Competitors:
Google Chromecast dongle 1080p
Xiaomi TV Stick 1080p

4k supported competitors:
Xiaomi Mi Box S
Amazon FireTV Stick 4k (US$50, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos)
Google Chromecast Ultra

Price may go down by US$10 or more for Amazon devices during sales, making them very good buys. If not, then better buy Xiaomi Mi Box S which is still the best sub S$100 TV boxrs in the context of Singapore users.
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Old 25-09-2020, 02:13 PM   #3372
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https://www.cnet.com/google-amp/news...to-30-dollars/

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/24/amaz...ease-date.html

New low end Amazon Fire TV Stick (US$40, Dolby Atmos) and FireTV Stick Lite(US$30), 1080p only but with HDR support.

Competitors:
Google Chromecast dongle 1080p
Xiaomi TV Stick 1080p

4k supported competitors:
Xiaomi Mi Box S
Amazon FireTV Stick 4k (US$50, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos)
Google Chromecast Ultra

Price may go down buy US$10 or more for Amazon devices during sales, making them very good buys. If not, then better buy Xiaomi Mi Box S which is still the best sub S$100 TV boxrs in the context of Singapore users.
new $50 chromecast replacement coming soon

https://www.cnet.com/news/new-chrome...pears-in-leak/
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Old 25-09-2020, 02:43 PM   #3373
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New low end Amazon Fire TV Stick (US$40, Dolby Atmos) and FireTV Stick Lite(US$30), 1080p only but with HDR support.

Competitors:
Google Chromecast dongle 1080p
Xiaomi TV Stick 1080p

4k supported competitors:
Xiaomi Mi Box S
Amazon FireTV Stick 4k (US$50, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos)
Google Chromecast Ultra

Price may go down buy US$10 or more for Amazon devices during sales, making them very good buys. If not, then better buy Xiaomi Mi Box S which is still the best sub S$100 TV boxrs in the context of Singapore users.
(1) Currently, Xiaomi Mi TV stick is selling at S$37.90 on Qoo10 (+$1.99 delivery fee).

(The delivery fee can be waived if you buy at least S$60 at Qoo10 together w/ other items that also has same type $1.99 delivery fee)

If you just want to get a cheap Chromecast capable + Neflix certified device, then S$37.90 is currently one of the low cost option.

But Xiaomi Mi TV stick is up to 1080p only + just 1GB RAM.

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(2) I've shared before in the Xiaomi Android TV box thread -- that Xiaomi 4K Mi Box S is selling at SGD$70 on Qoo10 (+ FREE delivery).

Today + next 3 days (25/9 to 28/9), Qoo10 has $10 off discount coupon -- which you can collect at this link below:
https://www.qoo10.sg/supersale

Once collected -- this Qoo10 $10 off discount coupon is valid to use till Mon 28/9.

You can apply this $10 off coupon when buying the Xiaomi 4K Mi Box S selling at SGD$70.

After applying the $10 coupon, the new Xiaomi 4K Mi Box S will only cost ($70 - $10) = $60 + FREE delivery.

Personally, between (1) S$38 (USD$27.85) Xiaomi 1080p Mi TV stick or (2) S$60 (USD$43.95) Xiaomi 4K Mi Box S -- I'll still get the Mi Box S

It's up to you --- both are not expensive at above current prices
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Old 25-09-2020, 03:34 PM   #3374
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Amazon.com has launched two new Full HD #HDR TV sticks powered by MediaTek MT8695D quad-core processor. #fireos #android #tvbox

This processor is similar to the MT8695D used in Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, faster than the S905X CPU used in Mi Box S, closer to the S905X2 CPU used in Minix NEO T5.

https://www.cnx-software.com/2020/09...k-mt8695d-soc/

New Amazon Fire TV Stick (Lite) specifications:

SoC – MediaTek MT8695D quad-core Cortex-A53 processor @ 1.7 GHz with Imagination PowerVR GE8300 GPU supporting OpenGL ES 3.2

System Memory – 1GB DDR4

Storage – 8GB eMMC flash

Video Output – HDMI up to 1920 x 1080 (1080p) @ 60Hz with HDCP 2.2, HDR10, HDR10+, HLG support

Video Codecs
1080p 60 H.265 (HEVC), H.264, VP9, MPEG-2
1080p30 H.263, VP8. MPEG-4

Audio Codecs
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, AAC (LC, AACv1, AACv2), FLAC, MP3, Voris, AMR-NB, Opus etc…

Fire TV Stick only – Dolby Atmos

DRM – Microsoft PlayReady 3.0, Google Widevine L1/L3

Connectivity
Dual-band 802.11b/g/n/ac WiFI 5 22 MIMO and Bluetooth 5.0
Optional 10/100M Ethernet via USB adapter
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Old 25-09-2020, 06:56 PM   #3375
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Thanks Boonkang Bro.
Just ordered, expecting delivery tomorrow evening
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