+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Amazon tv box

  1. #1
    Join Date: Feb 2013

    Location: W Lothian

    Posts: 46,113
    I'm Grant.

    Default Amazon tv box

    I see Amazon dont have any for sale and say they dont know if it will be available again(usually a sign it wont be). Amazon US is same. I find this odd and wonder what is going on. Still sell the stick though.
    Are they bringing a new model that nobody has heard of (unlikely) or are they stopping making devices... I little worrying for users
    Regards,
    Grant ....

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
    OPPO BDP-103D DARBEE - JBE SERIES 3/B&O SP1/EMOTIVA XPS1/12V BATTERY - TWIN PRO MONOBLOCK AMPLIFIERS - XIANG SHENG DAC\PRE\HEADPHONE AMP\WE TUBED - TWIN AVANTREE OASIS CLASS 1 BLUETOOTHS - AUDIO TECHNICA ATH-MSR7 & OPPO PM-3 PLANAR HEADPHONES - WIN10 JRIVER24, SPOTIFY - SMSL M6 MINIDAC - RPI/AUDIOPHONICS/VOLUMIO/5V BATTERY - FULL RANGE TWIN TELEFUNKEN/Q ACOUSTIC BT3/CANTON SUB - P.INSPIRED MAINS REGENERATED.

  2. #2
    Join Date: Feb 2008

    Location: Middlesex, UK

    Posts: 3,379
    I'm Alex.

    Default

    I don't have a TV license, so don't watch live TV or Iplayer, however, Talktalk recently sent me a free YouView box, I connected it to the internet and by HDMI cable to a monitor, got a few rubbish on demand things, and lots of requests to pay for stuff, but didn't find how to get Youtube on it. I also found it very slow to select stuff, irritating.
    Spendorman

  3. #3
    Join Date: Feb 2013

    Location: W Lothian

    Posts: 46,113
    I'm Grant.

    Default

    The Amazon box and stick are good. Although best for Amazon stuff you do get other apps in it like netflix.
    Ive a box and stick, but was just considering a box to replace my stick that ive lost the remote for.
    Odd that all of amazon dont have them. Maybe just going to make the stick now. Fortunately i have apple tv too and a connection for netflix
    Regards,
    Grant ....

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
    OPPO BDP-103D DARBEE - JBE SERIES 3/B&O SP1/EMOTIVA XPS1/12V BATTERY - TWIN PRO MONOBLOCK AMPLIFIERS - XIANG SHENG DAC\PRE\HEADPHONE AMP\WE TUBED - TWIN AVANTREE OASIS CLASS 1 BLUETOOTHS - AUDIO TECHNICA ATH-MSR7 & OPPO PM-3 PLANAR HEADPHONES - WIN10 JRIVER24, SPOTIFY - SMSL M6 MINIDAC - RPI/AUDIOPHONICS/VOLUMIO/5V BATTERY - FULL RANGE TWIN TELEFUNKEN/Q ACOUSTIC BT3/CANTON SUB - P.INSPIRED MAINS REGENERATED.

  4. #4
    Join Date: Mar 2009

    Location: Chelmsford, Essex

    Posts: 282
    I'm Gareth.


  5. #5
    Join Date: Nov 2008

    Location: Belfast/Northern Ireland/UK

    Posts: 17,270
    I'm Neil.

    Default

    Just another way of diluting the pool of platforms. Frankly Sky charge enough for what they offer, so the likes of Netflixs, Amazon etc can go whistle. They do have stuff I would like to watch, but I am not going to pay for it. I miss the days when Sky had everything and all the interesting shows, though there is still plenty to watch and it could be argued - easily - that I watch too much anyway.
    Regards Neil

    System 1 (Living Room) : Vinyl: AMG Giro Turntable, AMG 9W2 Tonearm, AMG Reference Armcable, Air Tight PC3 MC Cartridge PhonoStage: Passlabs Xono Digital: Esoteric P5 SACD Transport and Esoteric P 5 DAC, Sony HAP Z1es Digital File Player + Audioquest Jitter Bug, Computer Audio: Veracity Audio Mystra DAC + HP laptop + iFi Audio i Power, Wireworld Starlight USB + Audioquest Jitter Bug Tuner:Magnum Dynalab MD102 + Magnum Dynalab Signal Sleuth FM Amplifier Cassette Tape: Nakamichi CR5e Integrated Amplifier: Balanced Audio Technology VK300se Speakers: Anthony Gallo Reference 3.1 Audio Cabling: Signal - Atlas Mavros, Audience AU24 Speaker - Atlas Mavros. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, Analysis Plus, TCI. Mains Distribution: Mark Grant Distribution Blocks, Mark Grant DC Blocker Equipment Tables: Target Audio B series + Track Audio Isolation Spikes Isolation/ Platforms: Bright Star Audio Isonodes, BASE 01, SSC Platforms.

    System 2 (Music Room) : Vinyl: Turntable 1 Loricraft Garrard 401 Turntable + SME 5 Tonearm, Graham IC70 Tonearm Cable + VDH MC10 cartridge Turntable 2 Modified Technics 1200 turntable + Triplannar 7 Tonearm + VDH Frog Gold Cartridge + Paul Hynes SR7 PSU Turntable 3 SME Model 20 Turntable + Graham Phantom Tonearm + Graham IC70 Tonearm Cable, Ortofon MC5200 Cartridge PhonoStage: Balanced Audio Technology VK10se Digital: Moon Andromeda CD Player, Toshiba 9500 DVD Audio Player Computer Audio: AMR DP777 DAC + Dell Laptop + iFi Audio i Power + JKenny JKSPIDIF + Wireworld Starlight USB Tuners: Kenwood 8300 Tuner, Revox B760 Tuner, Leak Troughline Tuner + EAR Stereo Decoder ReelToReel Tape: Revox B77 mk 2, Revox A77 mk3, Sony TC-377 Cassette Tape: Nakamichi DR10 Headphone: Audio Valve RKV2 OTL Valve Headphone Amp, Headphones Grado GS 1000, Sennheiser 560 Ovation2, Sennheiser 410SL Pre-Amplifier: Balanced Audio Technology VK52se Power-Amplifier: Music Reference RM200 mk1 Speakers: Anthony Gallo Reference 3.5 Audio Cabling: Signal - Audience AU24, Kimber KCAG, Audio Note ANVs, Barry Hunt Cables Speaker - XLO Type 6. Mains Cabling: Audience AU24, TCI. Mains Distribution: Mark Grant and Russ Andrews Equipment Tables: Clear Light Audio Aspekt Tacks Isolation/Platform: SSC, Bright Star Audio Isonodes, Naim Frame Record Cleaner: Hanns Audio

  6. #6
    Join Date: Feb 2013

    Location: W Lothian

    Posts: 46,113
    I'm Grant.

    Default

    Be terrible if we were all reliant on Murdoch Sky has little of interest for me tbh and is pricey, but I do see its attraction. My son and Daughter need it. Amazon is enough for me and is fairly cheap as I get lot of other bits with it. I own a lot of videos on that platform which is perhaps foolish as if it goes then I will have nowt.
    Regards,
    Grant ....

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
    OPPO BDP-103D DARBEE - JBE SERIES 3/B&O SP1/EMOTIVA XPS1/12V BATTERY - TWIN PRO MONOBLOCK AMPLIFIERS - XIANG SHENG DAC\PRE\HEADPHONE AMP\WE TUBED - TWIN AVANTREE OASIS CLASS 1 BLUETOOTHS - AUDIO TECHNICA ATH-MSR7 & OPPO PM-3 PLANAR HEADPHONES - WIN10 JRIVER24, SPOTIFY - SMSL M6 MINIDAC - RPI/AUDIOPHONICS/VOLUMIO/5V BATTERY - FULL RANGE TWIN TELEFUNKEN/Q ACOUSTIC BT3/CANTON SUB - P.INSPIRED MAINS REGENERATED.

  7. #7
    Join Date: Feb 2013

    Location: W Lothian

    Posts: 46,113
    I'm Grant.

    Default

    interesting and thanks Garath. May get one when it comes out as ive lost the remote for my stick one and its silly money to replace.
    Regards,
    Grant ....

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
    OPPO BDP-103D DARBEE - JBE SERIES 3/B&O SP1/EMOTIVA XPS1/12V BATTERY - TWIN PRO MONOBLOCK AMPLIFIERS - XIANG SHENG DAC\PRE\HEADPHONE AMP\WE TUBED - TWIN AVANTREE OASIS CLASS 1 BLUETOOTHS - AUDIO TECHNICA ATH-MSR7 & OPPO PM-3 PLANAR HEADPHONES - WIN10 JRIVER24, SPOTIFY - SMSL M6 MINIDAC - RPI/AUDIOPHONICS/VOLUMIO/5V BATTERY - FULL RANGE TWIN TELEFUNKEN/Q ACOUSTIC BT3/CANTON SUB - P.INSPIRED MAINS REGENERATED.

  8. #8
    Join Date: May 2012

    Location: Dagenham Essex

    Posts: 8,053
    I'm I'mteachingmarcotheartofpishanto.

    Default

    Question , why do you need a TV box , I just fitted a fire stick and unless I am missing something I get films and programs or is it a freeview thing as well
    Music , fills the gaps between silence !

    TAT Sale post Leader " Marcos Mentor "

    Also a pishanto specialist confirmed by Head Daftee

    Real name " Allen " or "Zoomer Nut”, “Numpty Napper”.

    ±± KEEP IT REEL

  9. #9
    Join Date: Feb 2013

    Location: W Lothian

    Posts: 46,113
    I'm Grant.

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Audio Al View Post
    Question , why do you need a TV box , I just fitted a fire stick and unless I am missing something I get films and programs or is it a freeview thing as well
    Dont really. Im using a stick downstairs. The box is faster by far, and this one looks to be on Echo lines so might be interesting
    Regards,
    Grant ....

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: democracy simply-doesn't-work
    .... ..... ...... ...... ................... ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
    OPPO BDP-103D DARBEE - JBE SERIES 3/B&O SP1/EMOTIVA XPS1/12V BATTERY - TWIN PRO MONOBLOCK AMPLIFIERS - XIANG SHENG DAC\PRE\HEADPHONE AMP\WE TUBED - TWIN AVANTREE OASIS CLASS 1 BLUETOOTHS - AUDIO TECHNICA ATH-MSR7 & OPPO PM-3 PLANAR HEADPHONES - WIN10 JRIVER24, SPOTIFY - SMSL M6 MINIDAC - RPI/AUDIOPHONICS/VOLUMIO/5V BATTERY - FULL RANGE TWIN TELEFUNKEN/Q ACOUSTIC BT3/CANTON SUB - P.INSPIRED MAINS REGENERATED.

  10. #10
    Join Date: Mar 2014

    Location: KY - Scotland

    Posts: 3,207
    I'm Mike.

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by struth View Post
    Ive a box and stick, but was just considering a box to replace my stick that ive lost the remote for.
    You could use the Remote App save you buying a new box.

+ Reply to Thread



 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •