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TV Setups

Postby superm@rio » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:52 pm

Since streaming has become the new craze, what setups have you got?

TV: 40" Samsung 3D TV (No native apps except Media Player for hard drive)

TV Box:
Xiaomi Mi TV box.
- 4K playback
- Android TV
- Google certified (DSTV works on it)
- Very cool remote. 8 buttons that do everything
- Wireless

Apps:
- Netflix (Standard - R139 p/m)
- DSTVNow (Me and a buddy is sharing his premium sub. I only do streaming online. No decoder)
- Kodi (With Exodus and Magic dragon. Still works...lol)
- VLC (For watching from the hard drive)

Internet:
- 10Mbps DSL Line (No fiber yet)
- Afrihost 100Gb Capped unshaped

So, my setup costs about:
- Netflix R139
- Afrihost R219
- DSTV R150
- Telkom R630 (Refunded by work as it's required for standby)

Total R508

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Re: TV Setups

Postby Reborn » Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:35 pm

TV: 55" Sinotec Smart TV

TV Box:
Skyworth binge TV box.
- 4K playback
- Android TV
- Google certified (DSTV works on it)
- 8 button setup
- Bluetooth remote

Apps:
- Netflix (Standard - R139 p/m)
- DSTVNow (Using my parents login)
- Showmax (Free with parent's premium subscription from dstv)
- Kodi ( For watching movies from my desktop that is connect to wifi network)
- VLC (dont use it anymore as kodi has a better setup)

Internet:
- 4Mbps DSL Line
- Pc media interactive Uncapped and unshaped

So, my setup costs about:
- Showmax Free
- Pc Media interactive R570
- DSTV Free
- Telkom - no need for that

Total R570
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Re: TV Setups

Postby 8 valves » Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:35 pm

so i don't have any hectic setup lol.

Just my 39" tv with my laptop connected 24/7

netflix - R139
dstv/showmax - free
Kodi
IPTV

100Mbps fibre - no cost (i provide yo a few people so my bill gets paid by them)

Total - R139

lookinh to upgrade tv and possibly add one of the android boxes sometime soon
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Apexi22 » Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:10 am

In the lounge
TV: 55" JVC 3D SMART TV

MEDIA PLAYER:
Dell Precision T5400
- Opera Browser with VPN
- Skype for video calls with Microsoft webcam
- Audio connected to LG 5.1 Surround Sound
- QWERTY wireless keyboard/mouse

Apps:
- Netflix Europe via VPN (Standard - R139 p/m)
- DSTVNow (I use my dads subscription)
- VLC Player for downloaded 2D and 3D movies

Internet:
- 10Mbps ADSL Line (No fiber yet)
- Telkom Home Unlimited uncapped

Costs
- Netflix R139
- DSTV Free
- Telkom R800

Total R939

In the room
TV: 40" Samsung TV

MEDIA PLAYER:
Telkom LIT Box
- QWERTY wireless keyboard/mouse

Apps:
- Netflix
- DSTVNow
- VLC (playing downloaded movies off the Lounge Media player)

Internet:
- Netis E1+ Range Extender
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Re: TV Setups

Postby k20z4_boi » Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:01 am

Apexi22 wrote:In the lounge
TV: 55" JVC 3D SMART TV

MEDIA PLAYER:
Dell Precision T5400
- Opera Browser with VPN
- Skype for video calls with Microsoft webcam
- Audio connected to LG 5.1 Surround Sound
- QWERTY wireless keyboard/mouse

Apps:
- Netflix Europe via VPN (Standard - R139 p/m)
- DSTVNow (I use my dads subscription)
- VLC Player for downloaded 2D and 3D movies

Internet:
- 10Mbps ADSL Line (No fiber yet)
- Telkom Home Unlimited uncapped

Costs
- Netflix R139
- DSTV Free
- Telkom R800

Total R939

In the room
TV: 40" Samsung TV

MEDIA PLAYER:
Telkom LIT Box
- QWERTY wireless keyboard/mouse

Apps:
- Netflix
- DSTVNow
- VLC (playing downloaded movies off the Lounge Media player)

Internet:
- Netis E1+ Range Extender


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Re: TV Setups

Postby Apexi22 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:23 am

Opera browser has a built in free “VPN” that works
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Mr_Orr » Tue Dec 18, 2018 11:51 am

Apexi22 wrote:Opera browser has a built in free “VPN” that works


I did not know that, you changed the game for me. Thanks.
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Sumo » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:05 pm

Mr_Orr wrote:
Apexi22 wrote:Opera browser has a built in free “VPN” that works


I did not know that, you changed the game for me. Thanks.

Up until last week, I didnt even know Da Brat's "whatchu like" and Montell Jordon's "Get it on tonight" had the same beat. :omg:
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Nikkel » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:55 pm

Sumo wrote:
Mr_Orr wrote:
Apexi22 wrote:Opera browser has a built in free “VPN” that works


I did not know that, you changed the game for me. Thanks.

Up until last week, I didnt even know Da Brat's "whatchu like" and Montell Jordon's "Get it on tonight" had the same beat. :omg:

:lol:
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Dougell » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:02 pm

Nikkel wrote:
Sumo wrote:
Mr_Orr wrote:
Apexi22 wrote:Opera browser has a built in free “VPN” that works


I did not know that, you changed the game for me. Thanks.

Up until last week, I didnt even know Da Brat's "whatchu like" and Montell Jordon's "Get it on tonight" had the same beat. :omg:

:lol:


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Re: TV Setups

Postby Dunn » Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:04 pm

lounge
TV: 55" LG OLED

MEDIA PLAYER:
HP Mini Server
sound output media devices connected to Denon AV receiver with 5.1

Apps:
- Netflix
- Plex
- youtube

Internet:
-200mbps fibre

Costs
- Netflix R139
-internet R1300 ish

Total R1450 ish

In the man kamer
TV: 55" Samsung smart TV

MEDIA
all devices in home connected to cisco 2960G with ubi AP's with mini server being controller

Apps:
- Netflix
- Plex
- youtube
and hdmi to PC for when you need a bigger screen for VS games.
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Re: TV Setups

Postby superm@rio » Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:43 pm

Dunn wrote:lounge
TV: 55" LG OLED

MEDIA PLAYER:
HP Mini Server
sound output media devices connected to Denon AV receiver with 5.1

Apps:
- Netflix
- Plex
- youtube

Internet:
-200mbps fibre

Costs
- Netflix R139
-internet R1300 ish

Total R1450 ish

In the man kamer
TV: 55" Samsung smart TV

MEDIA
all devices in home connected to cisco 2960G with ubi AP's with mini server being controller

Apps:
- Netflix
- Plex
- youtube
and hdmi to PC for when you need a bigger screen for VS games.


Yoh, :bravo:
This is my endgame.
First need to sort out money.
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Dunn » Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:49 pm

superm@rio wrote:
Dunn wrote:lounge
TV: 55" LG OLED

MEDIA PLAYER:
HP Mini Server
sound output media devices connected to Denon AV receiver with 5.1

Apps:
- Netflix
- Plex
- youtube

Internet:
-200mbps fibre

Costs
- Netflix R139
-internet R1300 ish

Total R1450 ish

In the man kamer
TV: 55" Samsung smart TV

MEDIA
all devices in home connected to cisco 2960G with ubi AP's with mini server being controller

Apps:
- Netflix
- Plex
- youtube
and hdmi to PC for when you need a bigger screen for VS games.


Yoh, :bravo:
This is my endgame.
First need to sort out money.


Thanks Pal , Took me a while to find a G switch at a decent price and quite a bit of research on it as this setup does more than just entertainment.
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Re: TV Setups

Postby k20z4_boi » Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:59 am

Sumo wrote:
Mr_Orr wrote:
Apexi22 wrote:Opera browser has a built in free “VPN” that works


I did not know that, you changed the game for me. Thanks.

Up until last week, I didnt even know Da Brat's "whatchu like" and Montell Jordon's "Get it on tonight" had the same beat. :omg:

i didnt even know that the intro to Jennifer Lopez - I'm Real is not " are you ready" but rather "R-U-L-E."
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Re: TV Setups

Postby Sumo » Wed Dec 19, 2018 1:00 pm

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