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What's your device?
« on: June 20, 2017, 05:32:42 pm »
Let's hear what everyone's choice for kodi device(s) is.
I have a M8 and KM8P. I have 2 firesticks for the family since they prefer the user friendly interface.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2017, 06:28:36 pm »
I've been faithful to Minix, first using the minix neo x8-h plus until I retired it. Now I use a Minix Neo U9-H, I feel this box provides me everything I need to stream movies or TV shows 👍🏻😎

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2017, 11:58:49 pm »
Asus Chromebox is the most reliable box I have. Bit of setup but smoothness that no AmLogic chip can match.

Highly recommend the new "T95Z" Android configuration tho

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2017, 03:20:23 am »
Nvidia Shield TV, Nvidia Shield K1, Raspberry Pi 3,Dell xps 8700

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2017, 03:27:59 am »
Asus Chromebox is the most reliable box I have. Bit of setup but smoothness that no AmLogic chip can match.

Highly recommend the new "T95Z" Android configuration tho
   Never tried the Asus Chromebox, I like the fact you have to do a little work and i always wanted to try one, which Asus Chromebox model do you recommend?

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2017, 08:26:36 am »
I have an M8S and recently got an H 96 with 3gb Ram and 32gb Memory.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2017, 12:40:52 pm »
I'm using the amazon fire tv with a 64gig sd card, kids and master bedroom all have fire sticks. Using a 2 Tb usb drive plugged into the router as a NAS. Got all my movies, music, and working on pictures. I'm considering moving kodi data to the sd card, but I don't want to sacrifice performance. Any comments on that? Only real problem is that all devices need to disconnect from vpn in order to access the NAS. I'm really hoping there is a work around for that!
All sticks running kodi 17.3 with confluence, the fire tv is kodi 17.3 also, having fun setting up titan skin.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2017, 04:47:55 pm »
Mi Box and Nvidia Shield here.

The Mi Box can't be beat for the price but if you have a fat budget and gaming is a priority then go for the Shield.


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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2017, 06:39:44 pm »
I have tried android box but changed to a mid size amd computer running Linux Ubuntu  the most stable sit up I have ever ran.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2017, 08:27:19 pm »
Today I'm running Kodi on a PC I built.  I has LinuxLite OS, 16GB RAM, SSD, and 50Mbps Internet cable connection.  Also on this PC's HD I have installed Linux Mint.  I find that Kodi 17 seems not as friendly as 16 was.  Zen/Elysium no longer perform properly on Kodi 17.  Probably bad code in 17 or Elysium, or both.  Currently I have 2 builds installed, Titanium and Yellow Taurus.  Generally I don't like builds, but I thought I'd give these 2 a chance.  They are too cluttered for my taste, but they run well.  I have an Asus tablet with SBMC installed.  I haven't tried to install Kodi on my Acer Chromebook.  While sitting in my Lazyboy, in front of my PC I watch crime/mystery/scifi dramas in various languages.  I've been using computers since 1970.  Kodi is new to me at v.16.  YouTube has been a terrific help source.  BTW I should be a great-grandpop come January.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2017, 10:40:29 am »
I have a couple of intel apollo lake PC's running libreelec.  Love the way libreelec runs, far superior to windows or android version.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #11 on: June 26, 2017, 09:07:37 am »
A china unbranded s905x box ...not so reliable wifi, and software wise. But it's my first box so I guess it's alright for now.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2017, 11:37:38 am »
I use Windows 10 laptop and cast to my TV via Roku streaming stick!

Works great!!!!

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2017, 07:30:09 pm »
As a long time XBMC/KODI developer i use many different computers to run Kodi...

Most of my streaming use tho is done on my own Linux Distribution running on certain Android boxes...

I having Kodi running on everything from Pc's to Apples to Linux and recently gave up tho on Apple atv's as they have now become to light hardware wise to keep up with Kodi...

Re: What's your device?
« Reply #14 on: June 27, 2017, 04:16:16 pm »
I used Sumvision mini pc.Handy for Kodi and playing poker on big tv.
Only downsides were no android apps and low hd space for running W10,but theres ones now with more than 32gb.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #15 on: July 01, 2017, 05:31:46 pm »
I have used a Matricom GBox Q for 2 years without any problems at all. They update the firmware and have a great forum for all questions. When this box finally stops working, I will buy another Matricom....Cheers.

ttown

Re: What's your device?
« Reply #16 on: July 04, 2017, 06:03:18 pm »
fire tv box at my house, firestick at my parent's place

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2017, 06:11:27 pm »
Minix  X8-H,  X7,  G4 and a bunch of Zoomtaks, MyGica and MXQ boxes at work.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #18 on: July 22, 2017, 01:24:22 am »
Xiaomi MiBoxes in the Bedrooms and Office, Amazon fireTV (Box) in the Living room.. All running 17.3 with homebuilt "build" using Aeon Nox Skin - each of them Flawless. Also run Kodi 17.3 on MacBook Pro and iPad Pro whenever I feel like, and keep a firestick in the book bag for traveling. I went a long time with my AppleTV4 because I "needed Airplay" but got tired of updating the Kodi nightlies.. Now I just use an airplay app on the boxes, or chrome cast to the Mi Box and no issues there, lol.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2017, 07:24:32 pm »
What are some of the best android boxes out there? No need for 4k as I do not have one and don't plan on getting one any time soon. Thanks

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #20 on: July 31, 2017, 09:03:42 pm »
The H96

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2017, 04:35:06 pm »
I started with a Tronsmart T428 (Stick) then moved to a Ugoos UT2 box and finally just gave up on Android as it seems like the Kodi Team doesn't really care for it. So I switched to Zotac Zboxes (3 of them) BI320 (2) and BI325 (1). I installed WD Blue 250GB SSDs in each of them and haven't looked back since. Never seem to have any issues with any addons and all video/music files are shared from a 6TB NAS with a laptop running MySql to share the metadata and files from the NAS. But I still have a tablet, Samsung S10.5 SM-T800, on Android 6.1 and it seems to be fine too. Just has a problem with SMB shares now and then.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2017, 01:11:39 pm »
I have tried android box but changed to a mid size amd computer running Linux Ubuntu  the most stable sit up I have ever ran.

Just switched from Lubuntu to Xubuntu.
It's a bit faster and a fair improvement.
My daily driver from last year is a Dell 1310 laptop 4 gig and SSD
with a HDMI converter running Kodibuntu on Linux 14.
Amber skin and some of the Phoenix channels
are still working so that's why I keep useing it.
It's like an old car you just can't give up. 
 
https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=xubuntu


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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #23 on: August 19, 2017, 06:40:54 pm »
I'm still using my ouya for all my retro games also and my tablets

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #24 on: August 20, 2017, 07:02:36 am »
Using an Amazon Fire TV box (gen 2).
Has been fairly ok, running spmc on it currently.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #25 on: August 20, 2017, 02:29:54 pm »
Using an Amazon Fire TV box (gen 2).
Has been fairly ok, running spmc on it currently.

Im curious as to how many 3rd party video addons you have enabled?

 

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #26 on: August 21, 2017, 10:54:40 am »
Using a recently bought Nvidia Shield TV as my living room media player. Also have a Minix Neo Z64A and a Chromecast for the bedroom.

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Re: What's your device?
« Reply #27 on: November 11, 2017, 01:30:06 am »
Not 1 person with a RPI. I have 5 RPI 3's and 1 MXQ Android box and the RPI's run so much smoother and never crash and update no problem!

Anyways first time poster here :)