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For $50 might be worth a try.

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by BubblePuppy, Sep 28, 2012.

  1. BubblePuppy

    BubblePuppy Good night dear Smoke... love you & "got your butt

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    http://gizmodo.com/5947223/this-50-stick-turns-any-hdtv-into-an-android+powered-smart-tv
     
  2. hdtvfan0001

    hdtvfan0001 Well-Known Member

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    Funny seeing something with an HDMI port being called 'old'

    I've been looking for a roku on Craigslist for about $50 to hook up an old CRT for Amazon prime streaming
     
  4. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

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    After adding the keyboard to actually use it, its more like $90.

    My android powered Vizio Co-Star is about the same price, and is available now.
     
  5. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

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    If it will put the content of my notebook and desktop screens on my 'big' HD display, wirelessly, I'm in, although it looks like I'll need a display with four HDMI inputs.
     
  6. Cholly

    Cholly Old Guys Rule! DBSTalk Club

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    Not really -You can get a Roku HD direct from Roku for $69.99 with free shipping.
    You can get the Roku LT direct from Roku for $50. Why go to Craigslist?

    http://shop.roku.com/
     
  7. 4HiMarks

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    Any TV with an HDMI port still has plenty of life left in it.
     
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    I'm curious about the keyboard. I own so many wireless keyboards already and wonder if any would be compatible. Is the FAVI one Bluetooth? IR? Proprietary?
     
  9. trdrjeff

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    I've seen some of the XS 2 for $50 but they go pretty quick.
    There's a refurb SMP-N200 for $35 shipped right now on ebay that will do Amazon Prime & DLNA. I'll likely pick that up.
     
  10. trdrjeff

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    Pretty pleased with the SMP-N200, interface is about identical to a PS3. It was a little hassle to set up as the Mac address had been previously activated since it was a refurb, you'd think Sony would correct that in their refurb process.
     

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