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08-05-2020, 17:10   #61
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arrived this morn

took about 10mins to set up as it links via your phone so does ur wifi/ youtube account automatically. has netflix and amazon and took seconds to login in . it prompted me to install disney plus from app store straight away.

Pros: price very good for 43"
colours look good and very little lag on google assistant button
seems very amenable to sideloading stuff so ill play around with that
great for games
blutooth audio


cons:
She has a fat arse, so if mounting on wall be aware of that
Control is one like the firestick control, not my favourite
playstore doesnt have virginmedia (missus insisted i dock it marks)

Overall as a telly for the bedroom its a great buy,
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arrived this morn

took about 10mins to set up as it links via your phone so does ur wifi/ youtube account automatically. has netflix and amazon and took seconds to login in . it prompted me to install disney plus from app store straight away.

Pros: price very good for 43"
colours look good and very little lag on google assistant button
seems very amenable to sideloading stuff so ill play around with that
great for games
blutooth audio


cons:
She has a fat arse, so if mounting on wall be aware of that
Control is one like the firestick control, not my favourite
playstore doesnt have virginmedia (missus insisted i dock it marks)

Overall as a telly for the bedroom its a great buy,
Virgin media play can be sideloaded but with that remote it's a bit clunky to use.
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arrived this morn

took about 10mins to set up as it links via your phone so does ur wifi/ youtube account automatically. has netflix and amazon and took seconds to login in . it prompted me to install disney plus from app store straight away.

Pros: price very good for 43"
colours look good and very little lag on google assistant button
seems very amenable to sideloading stuff so ill play around with that
great for games
blutooth audio


cons:
She has a fat arse, so if mounting on wall be aware of that
Control is one like the firestick control, not my favourite
playstore doesnt have virginmedia (missus insisted i dock it marks)

Overall as a telly for the bedroom its a great buy,
Virgin media play can be sideloaded but with that remote it's a bit clunky to use.
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08-05-2020, 17:59   #64
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Anyone manage to tune satellite on one of these?
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08-05-2020, 18:00   #65
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Thanks for the reviews. Mine hopefully coming next Friday.

For those who already have it, do you experience an of the issues from the negative reviews podgeandrodge posted a couple of pages back?
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08-05-2020, 19:06   #66
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Anyone manage to tune satellite on one of these?
i checked with an old pair of rabbits ears and it tuned in bog stations no bother, don;t have satellite so cant attest to that
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08-05-2020, 20:35   #67
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arrived this morn

took about 10mins to set up as it links via your phone so does ur wifi/ youtube account automatically. has netflix and amazon and took seconds to login in . it prompted me to install disney plus from app store straight away.

Pros: price very good for 43"
colours look good and very little lag on google assistant button
seems very amenable to sideloading stuff so ill play around with that
great for games
blutooth audio


cons:
She has a fat arse, so if mounting on wall be aware of that
Control is one like the firestick control, not my favourite
playstore doesnt have virginmedia (missus insisted i dock it marks)

Overall as a telly for the bedroom its a great buy,
I have wifi problem with xiaomi mi box 4s. When I connect mi box and my xiaomi phone on wifi at the same time, wifi is disconnecting on mi box. And when I connect mi box and amzon fire tab on wifi at same time, everything is fine. I hope that tv does not have such issue.
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08-05-2020, 20:45   #68
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I have wifi problem with xiaomi mi box 4s. When I connect mi box and my xiaomi phone on wifi at the same time, wifi is disconnecting on mi box. And when I connect mi box and amzon fire tab on wifi at same time, everything is fine. I hope that tv does not have such issue.
Would it be anything to do with the WiFi channels? Your phone and the box might be on different channels. Switch both to 2.4Ghz and see do they connect
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Would it be anything to do with the WiFi channels? Your phone and the box might be on different channels. Switch both to 2.4Ghz and see do they connect
My router is older model, and has only 2,4Ghz wifi, not 5Ghz. On old android box everything was fine.
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Very cheap 55" xiaomi tv in Germany for 343.29e. but only in Germany, they don't send to Ireland.
https://www.mydealz.de/deals/xiaomi-...etflix-1580663
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My 32" warehouse Mi TV arrived this morning, ordered about a week ago. Supposed to have dead pixels but I can't see any. Total cost was €140.

Very impressed so far, system is very quick, remote good, pic good (haven't played with settings yet). Sound is really impressive from a small TV, best I've heard.

I haven't tuned it in yet to saorview or satellite but initial impressions are very good.
Just ordered one also for the bedroom, could you to me a favour please and check what the distance is between each "foot" on the bottom please as mine will be placed on a tallboy rather than wall mounted.

If the feet are wider apart than the width of the tallboy, I will have to consider wall mounting or else selling on at cost.

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Just ordered one also for the bedroom, could you to me a favour please and check what the distance is between each "foot" on the bottom please as mine will be placed on a tallboy rather than wall mounted.

If the feet are wider apart than the width of the tallboy, I will have to consider wall mounting or else selling on at cost.

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I have mine wall mounted so I'm not sure as the legs are at an angle when fitted.

Its 55 cm between the leg mounts so I reckon its probably 65ish cm to the outside of the legs.
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I've had a good play with the TV now and have found the following.

Overall build quality seems good, although the TV is VERY light. I was a little concerned about Xiaomi's implementation of Android TV as their phones have little quirks but it is very good on the TV.

As previously stated, sound is very good and pic is also pretty OK (mine is 32" so only HD ready). Not really much info available on the best sound and pic settings but there is a guy on Youtube called "Techsingh" and he has a few vids on the best setup.

I have a few complaints, though. The first is the placement of the network connector. I think Xiaomi must have out-sourced the design of the TV to Stevie Wonder as the connector is directly under the VESA mount. My bracket would not fit at all without modification. It is the most ridiculous place to put it.

My other main complaint is the remote. It feels good in the hand and the buttons have a nice feel but there is a serious lack of features, particularly channel change. There is no direct channel change i.e. you use the "guide" to select channel. Similarly, I have found no easy way to change from antenna to satellite, you need to press numerous buttons to do so, very annoying. Also no pause, FF etc. While mine is the 32", the remote looks the same for all sizes.

I am quite happy with the TV for the bedroom and its well worth €140 but the remote would make it a deal-breaker as a main TV in the house.
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I have mine wall mounted so I'm not sure as the legs are at an angle when fitted.

Its 55 cm between the leg mounts so I reckon its probably 65ish cm to the outside of the legs.
Thanks for that, measured the tallboy <510mm> across, so a bit short. I'll either do a manual readjustment of the feet myself (done this before, drill and small drill bit with a couple of self tappers) or I may place a sheet of acrylic/pvc on top of the tallboy which the TV could sit on.

Last option will be to wall mount, though my least preferred option.

Like you I also got a warehouse deal. €146 including the delivery.

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Thanks for that, measured the tallboy <510mm> across, so a bit short. I'll either do a manual readjustment of the feet myself (done this before, drill and small drill bit with a couple of self tappers) or I may place a sheet of acrylic/pvc on top of the tallboy which the TV could sit on.

Last option will be to wall mount, though my least preferred option.

Like you I also got a warehouse deal. €146 including the delivery.
You could also get a stand that fits onto the wall mounting holes in the back of the tv to avoid wall mounting. similar to this one picked at random.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/1home-Unive...9285225&sr=8-8
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