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09-04-2019, 08:52   #16
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Is bargain alerts the place to ask what a product is for?

If you don't know, it's not for you.
Might be harsh alright, but every single BA thread related to anything technology related turns into a "can you set this up for me" thread.
There's a difference between "can you set this up for me" versus "which of these products is better". An answer to the question would be one post versus multiple posts discussing why it isint one post, detailing the thread more. Anyway, the question was answered and we're not helping the thread by discussing this. I accept we differ on our opinions.
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09-04-2019, 09:43   #17
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Anyone looking for a streaming device should get this. I've an Apple TV3, and the most recent Roku & Chromecast's, got this in the Black Friday sale and it's far and away the best of the bunch.
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Is it possible to stream any sort of live TV with this device?? Recently added a half decent TV to the kitchen and was wondering instead of getting additional Sky Box could this stream any channels such as Saorview channels or UTV......
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I have the 4K and non 4K and the benefit of the 4K, other than being 4K as well, is the volume buttons. It's annoying using the other one when often streams start in varying volumes so you have to keep another remote nearby.
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09-04-2019, 10:35   #20
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Have a first generation fire stick but might upgrade as its a nice offer. I don't have a 4k TV so wont get the full benefit but from what I've read its still a step up.
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Any thoughts on this?

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09-04-2019, 11:05   #22
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Great value, bought that version with remote without volume control last December for £16 odd from Amazon. Have android box's but this is great with apks installed.
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Seems to be out of stock now but can still be ordered
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Going to pull the trigger on this. Is it recommended to get the Ethernet adaptor to link directly to router? or is workable on WiFi only? I live in Dublin CC with good broadband so no issues of it dropping
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God sake ye convinced me, another purchase i dont need along with a logitech remote and record player.
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Going to pull the trigger on this. Is it recommended to get the Ethernet adaptor to link directly to router? or is workable on WiFi only? I live in Dublin CC with good broadband so no issues of it dropping
I purchased the ethernet adapter as my modem is 1 foot to the side of my TV. Plus, I'll be using Netflix on another 2 devices via WiFi, potentially at the same time (iPad and Chromecast) so want to reduce the amount of WiFi bandwidth being used (I already have an IPtv setup over Ethernet and 3 x IP Cameras over WiFi).
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Going to pull the trigger on this. Is it recommended to get the Ethernet adaptor to link directly to router? or is workable on WiFi only? I live in Dublin CC with good broadband so no issues of it dropping
I got this on AliExpress. Does the job and took 3 weeks to come:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/-/32946837985.html
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I have the 4K and non 4K and the benefit of the 4K, other than being 4K as well, is the volume buttons. It's annoying using the other one when often streams start in varying volumes so you have to keep another remote nearby.
Standard on all firesticks now (not just 4k) since Jan
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09-04-2019, 21:34   #29
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I got this on AliExpress. Does the job and took 3 weeks to come:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/-/32946837985.html
Does it deffo work with the 4K stick as one review on the product list said it didn't work.
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Does it deffo work with the 4K stick as one review on the product list said it didn't work.
Sorry not 100% about about 4K but I wouldn't see it being an issue. One TV in the house is on an opposite corner to the router so I had to use an Ethernet adapter. Works perfect on Firestick 2 & Chromecast.
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