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  1. excellent.. I like the look of that. Thanks
  2. My son is getting into vinyl and I'm not much into it myself so I don't know what a good entry turntable is. Any good suggestions?
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    KZ mods

    not for my sausage fingers thats for sure!
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    And now what did you do TODAY?

    is that 12 fans on a radiator? Replaced a fualty GFIC outlet in the dark outside with just a surefire M2 lighting the way. Didn't want to listen to "when can you fix the Christmas lights?" for the rest of the week in the morning and then again at dinner, and then just before bed.
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    19V Linear PSU for PC

    built a tap of sorts to see what my STX build draws just to make sure the transformer I have is adequately sized. The max it pulled was 2.1 amps at 19Vdc durring a CPU stress test. Salas says make sure you have 2x the capacity. Pars built the Dynalo Mini in the picture
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    Tidal v. Qobuz?

    I'll drop Tidal in the next few weeks. Amazon Music HD for 12.99/mo for prime members is hard to beat. No difference in quality that I can hear so far
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    ah hah, so the app that I was reading about is not the existing one. The only thing I can think of is the silicondust Prime and then find a storage area for your recordings. The Prime 6 looks like it's gonna be deep into 2020 before it sees the light of the day unless you want to buy a prime 3 off ebay. I'll keep looking to see what I find
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    I just realized that The Tivo bolt must transcode the show so you can watch it via the app. This is why it's a show by show type deal instead of just streaming the live TV channel without stopping. At least I think that's what it is. Might be worth it to buy the shield (if the Tivo app works on it), then buy a silicondust prime 3 box (used off ebay) and run all three devices. That way the Bolt remains your DVR, the Silicondust prime serves live TV. Doing it that way allows you to watch live TV, your recorded shows, and all the apps that you can't get on the Tivo. Then when time and money permits you can build a NAS, subscribe to silicondust's DVR service and ditch the Tivo altogether.
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    Wow, the pro has plex media server built in. That's a plus. It says expandable with USB storage or hard drives but not sure if you can put one inside like the earlier versions. so far I can't get it working on Android 5. Now that there's new shields out I'll watch ebay for the previous version to see if they drop in price. I also want to try the Apple TV. The 4th generation non 4K goes for $70 or so on ebay so it's worth a try just to see if I can live with the Tivo app and the way it works
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    got a cheap magicom G box and was at least able to get the tivo app to load but it won't launch. I did get the Tivo app to work from IOS devices in the house and it works quite well but not the way I was hoping. When streaming live TV you must watch and record at the same time. Thats not a huge deal but I think it's going to stop at the end of the show and not continue to the next unless you do something. I'll test it some more but I'm pretty sure an android box is out because there wasn't much success getting the tivo app to work. Hopefully silicondust releases the prime 6 soon so I can ditch the Tivo, keep verizon FIOS, and still have a DVR
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    That box didn't work. Booted ok, connected to wireless no problem. Caant update netflix app. Installed apps crash or just cant navigate. Couldn't install Tivo app, says unsupported
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    And now what did you do TODAY?

    Removed a dead possum from my garage. I have a detached garage that I only go in every once and a while. Looked like a possum got in there and couldn't get out.
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    I ordered this for $26 just to see how the Tivo app works and as sort of a POC. It should be here Sunday. We'll see what happens https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L4MHMQW/ref=ppx_od_dt_b_asin_title_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    I went down that route a few years ago and it was a solid choice. My problems were (back when I tried it) the bluetooth keyboard kept disconnecting and the script to map my nas shares was 50/50. That being said I was going to look at an apple TV. The shield looks real good though combined with the silicondust prime
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    Best Android TV Box No Amazon Fire products

    That silicon dust box looks cool. Looks like you can replace the Tivo with it by adding their DVR service and a NAS. I'll have to look at that a little deeper