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AV Galaxy => Planet Home Theater => Topic started by: fada on February 05, 2018, 21:57

Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on February 05, 2018, 21:57
Hi,

Looking to upgrade media player to support 4K + HDR. I notice that there are so many feedback on 4K media player in this forum but not on Zappiti one 4K HDR.

I’m curious if anyone here using the model stated above and how does it compare to A500, Egreat A10 or even any 4K Media player. I would appreciate any feedback from you guys.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 03, 2018, 11:38
Just got an email from my supplier saying they have one of these..

http://www.thestreamingblog.com/zappiti-mini-4k-hdr-review/

And I am like - is this even legal? :D

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 03, 2018, 12:37
Going to order one to test
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: dsj88 on May 03, 2018, 12:51
How much is it
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: virtueblue on May 03, 2018, 13:41
Going to order one to test

This looks very interesting if it can perform everything it claims. In this case we dont have to manually download movies in future.

Please give reviews after using this product  ;D
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jigster on May 03, 2018, 15:23
Using this in my home, pretty good so far.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: wacko on May 03, 2018, 17:36
This looks very interesting if it can perform everything it claims. In this case we dont have to manually download movies in future.

Please give reviews after using this product  ;D
where does it say this player allows you to play movies without having the media files?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: virtueblue on May 03, 2018, 20:51
where does it say this player allows you to play movies without having the media files?

My bad. The fonts are small and I read wrongly.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 04, 2018, 07:17
How much is it

Cheaper in Australia
450 for Mini
550 for One
650 for Duo
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 08, 2018, 12:58
(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180508/7576da43f7b56a077c322b835a031d8d.jpg)

It’s here!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on May 08, 2018, 13:40
(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180508/7576da43f7b56a077c322b835a031d8d.jpg)

It’s here!

Hehe...congrats on you new toy! Do provide a review after use :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 08, 2018, 19:52
Omg.

I’ve got some downloaded tv shows that I’ve been watching on and off with klite codec for decoding. it pretty much works with every format. But the picture is kinda pixelated. And I thought it was source related.

Tonight I hooked it up and watched the next episode of Chicago Fire.

Damn. It looks good.

No sign of pixelation. And omg such good upscaled video.

Wife is watching with me so I can’t switch to a UHD remux and test out HDR and native UHD. BLOODY GOOD. And for $550 even if it is to replace my HTPC.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 08, 2018, 20:43
The opening sequence of The Big Bang Theory is pretty tough. Lots of pixelation on my PC. Still seem a little pixelated on the Zappiti but it is better.

All the REMUXed UHD works fine. With HDR and BT2020. And Atmos and DTSX

No idea where to get an ISO.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 08, 2018, 21:09
I’ve never really used the library management system before so this is the first I’m using the media player to add my movies and tv and catalogue it.

Taking a long time.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 08, 2018, 22:35
(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180508/393e39e7eeaa6532bb9aa002b406b8c1.jpg)
Plays HDR correctly. And outputs in Atmos and DTS X too

The library management is automatic and looks neat.

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180508/7ff900f32825b1d2f37b315a5e7c6d79.jpg)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on May 13, 2018, 15:59
Have been playing with Zappiti Mini 4K HDR for about 2-3 weeks now and the picture quality is definitely much better than my Popcorn A400. It’s sharper & the colour on my Vision One 9” CRT projector is totally different and something which I have not experienced before. Loved it👍
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: 5566 on May 14, 2018, 12:35
Anyone compare Zappiti with popcorn a500? appreciate for your input!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on May 14, 2018, 14:23
Anyone compare Zappiti with popcorn a500? appreciate for your input!
A500 provide quite decent PQ, if Zappiti can beat A500, it is worthy to get,

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: sevenz on May 14, 2018, 14:41
A500 provide quite decent PQ, if Zappiti can beat A500, it is worthy to get,

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Yup A500 pq is quite good. But the limitation is it can't support HDR....
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on May 14, 2018, 15:04
Yup A500 pq is quite good. But the limitation is it can't support HDR....
I checked Zappiti website, buy directly online from Zappiti with delivery is about S$400.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on May 14, 2018, 15:56
Anyone compare Zappiti with popcorn a500? appreciate for your input!

Zappiti new players are using the latest Realtek (RTD1295) quadcore ARM (A53) 64Bit SoC with Android 6.0 and believe only HDR10 because they don't specify.

If HDR is a must feature then there are choices of other players using the Realtek chipset eg the Zidoo X9S which has the Home Theatre movie jukebox which is similar to the Zappiti Jukebox and less than half the cost of Zappiti. Likewise, running the same Android Marshmallow too.

If HDR is not an essential, imho, media players using Sigma chipset has better picture quality than any players using Realtek chipset.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on May 14, 2018, 16:01
Yup A500 pq is quite good. But the limitation is it can't support HDR....

if you want HDR then the Popcorn Hour Transformer

https://www.cloudmedia.com/?product=...ur-transformer

Open Source 4K HDR Android Player, NAS, Linux PC, Server and Retro-gaming Machine
Rockchip RK3328
2GB/4GB LPDDR3
16GB/32GB eMMC Module (Removable and Upgradable Designs)
128Mb SPI Flash
Real Time Clock
Gigabit Ethernet
SATA Interface for 2.5″ HDD
MicroSD Card Reader
1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 2.0/OTG
HDMI 2.0a up to 4K@60Hz with HDR10/HLG
Audio Jack (Analog Stereo or Optical S/PDIF)
Infra Red Receiver and Remote Control
High Quality Aluminum Casing with Passive Cooling Fins
We partnered with PINE64 to support all the ROCK64 firmware including Open Source community firmware developed for ROCK64 such as LibreELEC, Android TV, Linux OS, OpenMediaVault, Lakka (RetroArch) and etc. Popcorn Hour Transformer is fully compatible with ROCK64 firmware

Popcorn Hour Transformer Media Computer hardware is identical to Popcorn Hour Transformer NAS. The different is, it pre-loaded with stock Android 7.1.2 firmware.
Package Content
Popcorn Hour Transformer
5V3A Power Adapter + US/EU Power Cable
IR Remote Control
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on May 15, 2018, 07:06
In the past Realtek chips didn’t look as good. But that Zappiti looks incredible. Someone said it looked better than the Oppo 203 when playing back FullHD stuff. I’d tend to agree.

With UHD I couldn’t tell a difference between the file and the disc on the Oppo.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kaydee6 on May 15, 2018, 07:13
Anyone knows how come sigma is behind the game in 4k hdr presently? Do they have a product roadmap regarding to new chips?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on May 15, 2018, 09:43
Anyone knows how come sigma is behind the game in 4k hdr presently? Do they have a product roadmap regarding to new chips?

Sigma is not behind in the 4K HDR market ... in fact they produced the 1st industry production SMP8762 chipset (SoC) sometime late 2015 for the hungry TV manufacturers and 4K HDR set-top boxes to deliver 4K hdr contents.


Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: sevenz on May 15, 2018, 23:44
if you want HDR then the Popcorn Hour Transformer

Oh.... Thanks for this... Didn't know. Is the pq as good as the a500?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on May 16, 2018, 19:54
Oh.... Thanks for this... Didn't know. Is the pq as good as the a500?

Have no experience with Rockchip and don’t think the pq is better than PCH
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Knight_Rider on May 16, 2018, 22:11
Oh.... Thanks for this... Didn't know. Is the pq as good as the a500?

The Zappiti trumps the Popcorn Hour for media organisation and the Magic Pixel technology is more pleasing than the VXP engine inside the A-500 but the Popcorn Hour wins out for overall support of different media files by a whisker.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on May 28, 2018, 15:15
(http://audio.sg/pic/zappiti-01.jpg)

I joined the gang today!!   :)

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on June 22, 2018, 14:13
I liked it so much I got the Mini

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180622/d46d47de575f0d489da17a797a2cfc3d.jpg)

The Mini has an external IR sensor that makes it easy for me to aim for in my HT room. So I’ll leave the One for the main living room.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Knight_Rider on June 22, 2018, 20:06
Tot you will hoot the Zidoo X20 Pro. The XLR out looks promising.

(http://audio.sg/pic/zappiti-01.jpg)

I joined the gang today!!   :)

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: birdchua on July 01, 2018, 08:16
Hi,

Can anyone share where and how much did you guy buy the player from?

My Mede8er is dead and looking to future proof
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on July 01, 2018, 12:26
Get it from eBay.

From $300+ to about $500.

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 01, 2018, 12:44
@Doggie, did you try out BD ISO playback feature for this media player? How is it? Also does ot have any cinevia bug attached with it for some of the releases from Lions Gate.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on July 02, 2018, 18:57
I haven’t tried any BD ISO.

I have just been playing some UHD. But don’t have many. Which titles have Cinevia?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 02, 2018, 20:25
I haven’t tried any BD ISO.

I have just been playing some UHD. But don’t have many. Which titles have Cinevia?

Try the last witch hunter or any Lionsgate titles will have cinevia protection built-in.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on October 19, 2018, 14:29
Any bro tried to play bluray iso using Zappiti One 4K HDR? If so, do the bluray menus work well?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on October 19, 2018, 15:16
No menus
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on October 19, 2018, 15:32
That's disappointing :( Thanks for the feedback!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on October 19, 2018, 15:40
I dont know if i have any Lionsgate.. will give it a go.

StephenBishop - I think there's the problem - BD Menus (theoretically) needs BD Alliance certification which means you need to implement Cinevia
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on October 19, 2018, 16:09
Zappiti is probably the best media player I ever used.  So impressive the performance I literally forgot about BD menu.

Don't let small issue like this makes you forgo performance......like buying 4K UHD player, you worry about DVD zoning.

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: DJQ on October 19, 2018, 16:35
impressive. cant wait to hear you in action.  ;D top promoter. haha
so much have pass us. let go of the old tech, embrace the latest. no doubt we can still reminisce what we went thru. moving forward into the future is the way. 
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on October 19, 2018, 16:46
...................

StephenBishop - I think there's the problem - BD Menus (theoretically) needs BD Alliance certification which means you need to implement Cinevia

I see....I am currently using Kodi 17.6 on the Nvidia Shield and it does non-Java menus but the not Java menus. I read somewhere that the upcoming Kodi (Leia 18.0) will implement full Java menus. It is presently in Beta 3 but no sign of Java menus! I will be pleasantly surprised if it does do Java menus...well likely not much longer to wait and check if it does!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on October 19, 2018, 17:06
Read on AVS that Zappiti has just released new beta firmware which implements BD and UHD BD menus (see post 1965 on https://www.avsforum.com/forum/39-networking-media-servers-content-streaming/2686633-zappiti-4k-hdr-mini-one-duo-thread-66.html). Great news...looks like they may have a new customer soon! :) :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on October 20, 2018, 12:13
Read on AVS that Zappiti has just released new beta firmware which implements BD and UHD BD menus (see post 1965 on https://www.avsforum.com/forum/39-networking-media-servers-content-streaming/2686633-zappiti-4k-hdr-mini-one-duo-thread-66.html). Great news...looks like they may have a new customer soon! :) :)
bro, where are you getting zappiti and which model?

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: skong121176 on October 20, 2018, 12:27
bro, where are you getting zappiti and which model?

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You can get directly from their website with direct shipping to Singapore.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on October 20, 2018, 12:40
bro, where are you getting zappiti and which model?

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I will buy Zappiti One 4K HDR directly from the Zappiti webstore (when Bluray menu support has been confirmed).
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on November 14, 2018, 21:29


I will buy Zappiti One 4K HDR directly from the Zappiti webstore (when Bluray menu support has been confirmed).
So is Blu-ray menu been confirmed? I need to add one more media player too. Thinking which to get now.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on November 15, 2018, 00:09
So is Blu-ray menu been confirmed? I need to add one more media player too. Thinking which to get now.

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I decided to go with the Zidoo Z9S instead.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kelvinsin on November 15, 2018, 09:27
I decided to go with the Zidoo Z9S instead.
I bought z9s too, waiting to ship here
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on November 16, 2018, 09:01
I decided to go with the Zidoo Z9S instead.

May I know the reason why you chosen Zidoo instead of Himedia, Egreat and Zappiti?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on November 17, 2018, 19:22
I bought z9s too, waiting to ship here
Took about 3 weeks for mine to arrive via Taobao from China!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on November 17, 2018, 19:29
May I know the reason why you chosen Zidoo instead of Himedia, Egreat and Zappiti?
The X9S appeared to have received very good user reviews. The Z9S has an upgraded chip and runs Android 7.1.1. The X9S (and I believe also the Z9S as it runs the same firmware) has had full Bluray menu feature for some time now versus the Zappiti where this feature is presently in beta. I have no basis to compare actual performance- I have yet to use any of them (the Z9S included)!  This is my first pure media player.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kelvinsin on November 17, 2018, 19:49
Took about 3 weeks for mine to arrive via Taobao from China!
How come so slow? You using 3rd party agent like ezbuy issit? Mine still at warehse as tumpang my fren sea shipment. But i no rush as its just replacement for current x9s
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: StephenBishop on November 18, 2018, 07:38
How come so slow? You using 3rd party agent like ezbuy issit? Mine still at warehse as tumpang my fren sea shipment. But i no rush as its just replacement for current x9s
The official Zidoo store on Taobao did not offer direct overseas shipping. Only option was to use official Taobao consolidation shipping option. I am guessing this took up significantly more time. In any event this was not a problem for me as I was travelling while the shipment was making its way.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on December 12, 2018, 03:26
Guys, they just released OTA firmware update 3.13v and it’s a significant improvements in picture quality. Bluray menu works for 4K Bluray as well. Well done to Zappiti!!!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: vince75 on December 16, 2018, 03:07
Hmm i've upgraded to the latest 3.13.  Now i have a problem with playing 4k Bluray folders.  Previously I used to just go to the Zappiti Explorer, click on the 4k bluray folder of the movie I want and press Ok on the remote, and it will just automatically play the movie.  Now it says Can't play video.  I find using the Zappiti Video very troublesome in terms of adding movies one by one from my external hard drive.  Is there a better way to do things?  Thanks!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: vince75 on December 16, 2018, 03:25
Ok managed to circumvent the problem by going to My apps and then using MediaBrowser  :D
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on April 16, 2019, 13:44
bro, I am thinking to get Zappiti Mini 4k hdr media player, what is the best/cheapest way to get?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on April 16, 2019, 13:50
bro, I am thinking to get Zappiti Mini 4k hdr media player, what is the best/cheapest way to get?

Got mine in eBay.

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on April 16, 2019, 13:57
Got mine in eBay.

(Audio)


bro, how much you paid, do you still have the link?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on April 16, 2019, 14:48
Here....

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Zappiti+player&_sacat=0

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on April 16, 2019, 15:59
Here....

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Zappiti+player&_sacat=0

(Audio)

Weird, I couldnt get anything from the link, I tried to search myself in ebay also cannot find any seller.

Perhaps some of my ebay setting wasnt right.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on April 17, 2019, 20:51
I believe there is a new firmware released for Zappiti media player.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on April 17, 2019, 22:14
How can it not?

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Zappiti+HDR+player&_sacat=0

(http://audio.sg/pic/zappiti.jpg)

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on April 17, 2019, 22:59
I ordered one unit of ONE 4k HDR from http://store.zappiti.com/en/ - it offers free shipping currently, VAT will be deducted too. Came after 1 week, fairly fast.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on April 19, 2019, 09:41
How can it not?

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=Zappiti+HDR+player&_sacat=0

(http://audio.sg/pic/zappiti.jpg)

(Audio)

Thanks bro. Compared the price in the end seems like still Zappiti store slightly cheaper, in the end do the same as bro Tiktokape. Waiting my unit to be arrived.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on April 19, 2019, 10:28
I almost get the Zappiti if not for its non-support for MaxCLL and MaxFALL meta data from the Master display info. This is an important feature I look out (these days) for a 4K media player because of my JVC auto-tone mapping feature. So far, only nVidia Shield 4K TV supported 4K UHD rip that retains these meta data.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: eggz on April 21, 2019, 10:24
I almost get the Zappiti if not for its non-support for MaxCLL and MaxFALL meta data from the Master display info. This is an important feature I look out (these days) for a 4K media player because of my JVC auto-tone mapping feature. So far, only nVidia Shield 4K TV supported 4K UHD rip that retains these meta data.

That's great info Des, regarding the nVidia shield TV, does it support master display meta data on 4K files with all the playback apps? For example does it do it with Kodi / SPMC?

Just realize you've mentioned this on the SATV thread, taking it there.....
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on May 29, 2019, 11:25
Thanks bro. Compared the price in the end seems like still Zappiti store slightly cheaper, in the end do the same as bro Tiktokape. Waiting my unit to be arrived.

Been using Zappiti for a month, can quite safely conclude it is better than Zidoo X9S which I have used for more than a year....

It is not cheap (more than double of the price I paid for X9S) but depend on whether you feel the quality improved is justified or not.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: treesmaker on May 31, 2019, 10:10
Zidoo X9S is very good and cheaper.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on May 31, 2019, 10:53
Now Zappitti just upgraded their output with new firmware, now full 4K, no more downscaling.   Picture really looking great!!

I have bought tons of media players.....this is the best and the one I stick to, most of the time.

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 04, 2019, 18:22
Is this media player able to access media stored on a NAS, specifically Synology NAS?

If so, is this an out of the box function or additional software installation is required?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 04, 2019, 21:43
Is this media player able to access media stored on a NAS, specifically Synology NAS?

If so, is this an out of the box function or additional software installation is required?


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No issue to playback media in my Synology NAS. No need to install 3rd party software.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 04, 2019, 22:38
Thanks. I was reading the knowledge base and I was under the impression that you need to install the Zappiti Media Server software and there is specifically one for Synology NAS.

https://zappiti.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/769737-install-zappiti-server-for-synology-new-procedure


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 04, 2019, 22:55
I done nothing at my Synology NAS. Also I'm using Zappiti Explorer to browse and access my NAS. Ditto the same on how I access my desktop under same workgroup.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 05, 2019, 03:31
OK, thanks. Will order one from US.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jigster on June 05, 2019, 12:09
Yes, need to install the Zappiti Media Server
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on June 05, 2019, 14:56
Zappiti “server” runs on the actual player itself.

When you first power up the player and run Zappiti video, it runs the “server” software. You set the server software to look for movies and TV on your NAS. Zappiti video will automatically find and index your movies and create synopsis, meta data and movie posters.

Each time you power it on subsequently, it will reindex the NAS movies and get it organized.

Sometimes that’s a little slow. You may not find the shows you added to your NAS immediately. Running the reindexing usually fixes the problem.

The way to get around this is to run the server software on a PC or NAS which can monitor it continuously.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on June 05, 2019, 15:26
Can Netflix be installed on the Zappiti one 4k hdr?
Or can I plug chromecast ultra into the "hdmi in" on the one SE and get Netflix?
Trying to decide between the One and One SE...
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 05, 2019, 20:26
DH, thanks for clarifying.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: htng on June 08, 2019, 12:41
Where is the best place to buy? Amazon selling at U$299

 Zappiti one 4K (https://amzn.to/31ksfOH)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jeffong on June 09, 2019, 13:43
More or less decided to get the Zappiti but trying to decide between the One 4k and the Mini.  Does the additional 8GB memory in the One 4K provide any noticeable benefit in overall playback quality?
Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 09, 2019, 13:58
Just go for One 4K since the EU website is providing free shipping, that’s no brainer compared to Mini 4K which still got to pay shipping fees. Plus VAT will be taken out too.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 09, 2019, 15:45
More or less decided to get the Zappiti but trying to decide between the One 4k and the Mini.  Does the additional 8GB memory in the One 4K provide any noticeable benefit in overall playback quality?

I've placed an order for the 4K Mini HDR from Amazon. I will receive mine from FedEx this coming Wed. Order was placed on Fri. Due to some screw-up with the payment, I've managed to get free shipping with a waive-off of the Priority shipping charge of $32.00 to appease me. Plus they also gave me a US$10 e-voucher courtesy from Amazon for my next purchase with them. Nice touch from a "trillion- dollar" company...always impressed with their customer service all these years.

Back to your query, the additional EMMC is not RAM module. It is referring to the capacity. For RAM, both Mini and the One sports the same amount of 2GB DDR4 RAM. Unless you are going to install additional third party software player like Kodi or its equivalent fork, it really makes no difference in terms of performance wise if all we do is playback from ext HDD or streaming. Most of the processing needs will fall squarely on the RTL1295 chipset which imo is very stable and good (coming from Zidoo X9S).

Agreed with Tikokape, One 4K HDR will be a better deal in this instance with free international shipping. :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jigster on June 09, 2019, 17:21
Been using Zappiti for a few years now with no issues... until now. 
Dunno why recently my movies keep dropping with an error message telling me to check the permissions setting on my NAS (Synology). After trying to play a few times it will start to play again.. sometimes happens a few time during a movie, sometimes once and sometimes none at all. Weird and frustrating. Not sure if its because of the Zappiti or something else... kindof think its something else but no idea what.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 09, 2019, 17:57
Been using Zappiti for a few years now with no issues... until now. 
Dunno why recently my movies keep dropping with an error message telling me to check the permissions setting on my NAS (Synology). After trying to play a few times it will start to play again.. sometimes happens a few time during a movie, sometimes once and sometimes none at all. Weird and frustrating. Not sure if its because of the Zappiti or something else... kindof think its something else but no idea what.

When did the problem all started since you mentioned that you have been using it w/o a hitch for the past few years? Which model is your Synology NAS and what is the DSM version?
 
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 09, 2019, 19:43
There’s a pro model now

https://zappiti.com/zappiti-pro-4k-hdr.html


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 09, 2019, 19:47
There’s a pro model now

https://zappiti.com/zappiti-pro-4k-hdr.html


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Yep...but it cost > $1K. And still using the RTL1295 chip. But I'm pretty sure that the components are top notch.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 09, 2019, 19:58
The remote looks different too.

Probably paying more for the power supply, dual HDMI and gold plated connectors.

Yep...but it cost > $1K. And still using the RTL1295 chip. But I'm pretty sure that the components are top notch.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 09, 2019, 20:00

The remote looks different too.

Probably paying more for the power supply, dual HDMI and gold plated connectors.



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Yes...the remote is a full blown version but this can be easily replaced with a programmable universal remote controller. I think it also utilize the newer MagicPixel ver 2.5?

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: htng on June 09, 2019, 23:41
Where is the best place to buy? Amazon selling at U$299

 Zappiti one 4K (https://amzn.to/31ksfOH)

If this is OK, I will order one to test... Hehe!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jigster on June 10, 2019, 01:20
When did the problem all started since you mentioned that you have been using it w/o a hitch for the past few years? Which model is your Synology NAS and what is the DSM version?
 

Last month?
DS1815+
Not sure about the DSM.. need to check
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 10, 2019, 07:24
If this is OK, I will order one to test... Hehe!

I maybe biased...but I preferred to get from Amazon although you can order directly from Zappiti online webstore as mentioned by Bro Tikokape. Either way, won't go wrong.

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 10, 2019, 07:47
The prices on the Zappiti site seem to be lower and include free shipping.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: htng on June 10, 2019, 08:14
For me, amazon is hassle free. Even if dead on arrival (DOA), amazon can do refund. U ship direct and try. For an item that cost $400, I don't see why you should take the risk.

Any screw up in shipping and amazon will rectify by refunding the shipping cost. That is the kind of service level they demonstrate and the kind of expectations they want their logistic partner to fulfill. Imagine if you order from someone then the package is lost. Bang balls. I tried Taobao and Ezbuy and have vomited blood
Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 10, 2019, 08:16
No issue to order from Zappiti directly, it is legit as it is and able to activate the media player too. The brand is EU and also based in EU if I remember correctly. Personally, I prefers direct order so that I don’t need to dealt with PI set in other marketplaces. Mine came within 5 days via DHL. My friends also ordered directly through the website. Free shipping with exclusion of VAT, why not?

Amazon is just another marketplace in another currency with excellent CS support.

Re the Pro series media player, it is just a refreshment into 4K HDR with dual hdmi ports. I’m not hard nik on dual hdmi for media player, yes for BR player. Aside, I did try Zappiti with after-market LPS since I have a few around, it does make a difference. Choosing that versus the pro series, I rather go with former.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: htng on June 10, 2019, 08:34
Thanks. Hmm... Price seems comparable

Amazon = US$299+$38 (shipping)
Direct = Euro299 (free shipping)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jeffong on June 10, 2019, 13:56
You forgot to deduct the VAT charge for direct purchase from Zapitti store..  After deduction it's only 249 Euros.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 10, 2019, 14:18
Been using Zappiti for a few years now with no issues... until now. 
Dunno why recently my movies keep dropping with an error message telling me to check the permissions setting on my NAS (Synology). After trying to play a few times it will start to play again.. sometimes happens a few time during a movie, sometimes once and sometimes none at all. Weird and frustrating. Not sure if its because of the Zappiti or something else... kindof think its something else but no idea what.
How do you navigate to your NAS folders? Via Explorer from Zappiti or ? Did you ever inputted the user ID and password before?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on June 10, 2019, 15:22
Mine working fine.

Just had new firmware installed last night and yes, it asked for user name and password to my NAS after installation.  I use Explorer to link to my NAS.  It had managed to find all the devices connected to my network.

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 10, 2019, 15:24
Mine working fine.

Just had new firmware installed last night and yes, it asked for user name and password to my NAS after installation.  I use Explorer to link to my NAS.  It had managed to find all the devices connected to my network.

(Audio)
Ditto the same route for mine too.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jeffong on June 10, 2019, 16:12
Can anyone who ordered recently advise the usual delivery lead time as I'm concerned that the order I place later may not arrive in time before my planned vacation next week.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 10, 2019, 20:36
Can anyone who ordered recently advise the usual delivery lead time as I'm concerned that the order I place later may not arrive in time before my planned vacation next week.

For my order with Amazon, the lead time is about a week or so. Placed my order on 8 Jun...ETA this Wed (12 Jun) by FedEx although Amazon listed 17 Jun (Fri).

I have asked Zappiti about their delivery times and they also state about a week to Singapore.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 10, 2019, 23:27
Can anyone who ordered recently advise the usual delivery lead time as I'm concerned that the order I place later may not arrive in time before my planned vacation next week.
You can order it when you are back in SG or a few days before you are back in SG if you have access to Internet. Otherwise, you can also order and direct it to your friend or other family’ place?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on June 11, 2019, 13:58
Is it possible or feasible to transfer iso files  via wifi from NAS to the internal hdd in the zappiti?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on June 11, 2019, 14:25
Is it possible or feasible to transfer iso files  via wifi from NAS to the internal hdd in the zappiti?
Can means can, question lies on how fast and how stable... nothing beats wired connection. Otherwise, just transfer to portable hdd and read via usb cable connection than having a hdd in the media player.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Wilber on June 11, 2019, 15:55
is the zappiti able to play dff, dsf, sacd.iso package ?? back before I purchased zidoo x9s, there were only 2 of 4k players.. now they've expanded so many models... I like the convenience of having the app on the phone.
Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 15, 2019, 00:04
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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on June 15, 2019, 06:04
I love the Mini. The external IR is more useful
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: e24djenggos on June 15, 2019, 10:31
Which Zappiti model suits my usage for plex, kodi and netflix. Currently and using nvidia shiled. Heard many reviews of their better pQ than nvidia. Kindly advise
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 15, 2019, 10:33
Haven't really play with it...it is a new learning curve. There are pros and cons based on my initial impression. Correct me if I'm wrong (since I only have less than 30mins to play around yesterday afternoon)...it seems that there is no NFS support?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on June 15, 2019, 10:34
I wouldn't use it for Netflix - so much better on AppleTV.

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 15, 2019, 10:35
Which Zappiti model suits my usage for plex, kodi and netflix. Currently and using nvidia shiled. Heard many reviews of their better pQ than nvidia. Kindly advise

I can only tell you more after I spent some time to do comparison. FWIW I owned both NVdia Shield TV and now this Zappiti Mini 4K HDR.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 15, 2019, 10:37
I wouldn't use it for Netflix - so much better on AppleTV.



Haha...never even bother to install the Netflix app in the first place...It will not accept 4K streaming for Netflix app. But for Youtube, there have this Smart for Youtube app that does that which is cool. :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on June 15, 2019, 13:47
Haha...never even bother to install the Netflix app in the first place...It will not accept 4K streaming for Netflix app. But for Youtube, there have this Smart for Youtube app that does that which is cool. :)
Oh, I see I have to keep my chromecast ultra for 4k Netflix and HDR/DV. hopefully compatible with the HDMI input on the zappiti.  My 4K Se is otw from europe
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 15, 2019, 13:50
Ordered last night, waiting for ETD.

@desray no NFS, only SMB.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 15, 2019, 17:43
Ordered last night, waiting for ETD.

@desray no NFS, only SMB.


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Thanks for confirming. Guess in terms of network share protocol, it is not as robust as the PRC made media players like Egreat and Zidoo. I preferred NFS over SMB for more stable streaming of higher bitrate media files.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on June 15, 2019, 19:19
Ordered last night, waiting for ETD.

@desray no NFS, only SMB.

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IMHO rather opt for the Dune HD Pro 4K Plus which has NAS support and a whole lot of features.

https://shop.dune-hd.com/collections/frontpage/products/dune-hd-pro-4k-plus

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 15, 2019, 19:56
Would have if I knew, but have not been actively following the industry.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on June 17, 2019, 08:59
IMHO rather opt for the Dune HD Pro 4K Plus which has NAS support and a whole lot of features.

https://shop.dune-hd.com/collections/frontpage/products/dune-hd-pro-4k-plus



Bro, what is the equivalent model of Dune with Zappiti mini player or Zidoo Z9S?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on June 17, 2019, 09:01
I can only tell you more after I spent some time to do comparison. FWIW I owned both NVdia Shield TV and now this Zappiti Mini 4K HDR.

I would be interested in hearing your comparison with Nvidia Shield vs Zappiti Mini vs Zidoo X9S, having sold off my Zidoo X9S now looking to get one more media player for my room.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on June 17, 2019, 12:29
Bro, what is the equivalent model of Dune with Zappiti mini player or Zidoo Z9S?

In short, based on current models there is no equivalent of the Zappiti Mini Player because it has the oldest chipset RTD1195 with Android 4.4 as compared to the Dune HD Pro RTD1295 with Android 7.1 and Zidoo Z9S RTD1296 with Android 7.1

The choice is obvious.:D

Fyi, look out for my comments after having the z9s model for about a month in the Zidoo thread.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 17, 2019, 14:40
Seems like no one in XP is using Dune HD 4k products? Can’t seem to find any discussion on them.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 17, 2019, 17:56
Seems like no one in XP is using Dune HD 4k products? Can’t seem to find any discussion on them.


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You can start the ball rolling...be the first to use and review the product. :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 17, 2019, 18:27
Have ordered the Zappiti. And I have Apple TV 4k running Infuse as well.  Not likely to need another media player. Would have tried the Dune if I knew it was still around. I still have 2 of the Dune Smart with the blu-ray player.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 18, 2019, 22:49
Here's a quick one...I am impressed with the PQ of the Zappiti so far, especially when it comes to upscaling of 1080p clips to 4K. It's MagicPixel scaling is exceptional...If I really have to point out one reason for getting the Zappiti over the Zidoo, I will have to say without a doubt, it produces the one of the most palatable PQ I have seen from a media player this far (besides the PCH featuring the Sigma chipset)...A true gem for all Projector user imo.

I usually don't use the stock remote controller of any media player as it usually sux big time (to say the least)...but this Zappiti remote controller is backlit and have pretty much all the "essential" buttons like the repeat button, subtitles and audio button to name a few at a click away. The layout of the buttons like Menu, Back, Options and Home buttons are "strategically" placed right in the centre of the remote controller for ease of access.

In terms of interface (GUI), I will say it is bare essential with all the "commonly used" feature like File Explorer, Music and Video folders all conveniently located at the homepage. There is not much customisation to be made and that is a shame. Another gripe for me is the lack of NFS support which I still think is the better network share protocol over the SMB due to better utilisation of resource overheads...but so far SMB v2 is able to stream 4K content at 60fps (HDR>SDR) with no problem...I still need to try a higher bitrate with HDR (BT2020) to see if there is any bottleneck ( I suspect it will).

Notwithstanding the short period of usage, I am very satisfied with its performance, especially the PQ which I can't emphasise enough.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on June 19, 2019, 00:16
In short, based on current models there is no equivalent of the Zappiti Mini Player because it has the oldest chipset RTD1195 with Android 4.4 as compared to the Dune HD Pro RTD1295 with Android 7.1 and Zidoo Z9S RTD1296 with Android 7.1

The choice is obvious.:D

Fyi, look out for my comments after having the z9s model for about a month in the Zidoo thread.


Hi Sunblock,

This is the reply that I got from Zappiti OEM.
‘The Zappiti 4K HDR range uses Android 6.1 version. Only the Zappiti Player HD uses the version 4.4.
In addition, as we are using Realtek RTD1295 chipset, it is not possible to install the android version 7 or 8.‘
Having said that, the picture quality is the best I’ve seen even on a 9” CRT projector. I have 2 units at home now and have always been impressed by their product. 👍
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on June 19, 2019, 06:45
I’ve been streaming 4K HDR with no issues so far on SMB

And I really like the upscaling to 4K. Most people say use Reality Engine on the Sony but I reckon the Zappiti has a slight edge.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on June 19, 2019, 06:56
Hi All,

Here’s another reply from Zappiti on why it is still android 6.1 ‘The only reason we stay in 6.1 is the stability for streaming the files, the newest version would be better for the Apps but not for the playback of your existing files.So until we have a version that can do both , we won't change anything.
Thank you for your enthusiasm!!’
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 19, 2019, 07:32
Thanks Fada for the updates...save me the trouble to post these queries about the updating of the Android OS version. At least it is Marshmallow 6.01...Egreat A10 (correct me if I'm wrong for existing users) still on Android Lollipop 5.1.1. If all we ever need is to count on the reliability of a media player to do its work well - i.e. playback of any media files (video especially) w/o hiccups, then I'm perfectly fine with Marshmallow at this point. Besides, I also able to get a separate Youtube app that plays 4K natively. I'm quite happy with it.

My advice and recommendation for those interested to get the Zappiti, know thyself first...If you want the latest Realtek chipset, go for Zidoo. But if you want the "best PQ" with superb 4K upscaling and more importantly you owned a Projector, this is the one to get. Just get the Mini 4K HDR will do...the footprint is about the same as a X9S/Z9S and pay slightly more than Zidoo Z9S. This is a french-based company...so far they are responsive to user's queries...try that with MIC media players (definitely not Egreat!).
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 19, 2019, 07:40
I’ve been streaming 4K HDR with no issues so far on SMB

And I really like the upscaling to 4K. Most people say use Reality Engine on the Sony but I reckon the Zappiti has a slight edge.

As always, thanks for the info on the streaming...I just wonder why Zappiti omitted the NFS? Of course, I have installed Kodi if I want to use NFS for my network share protocol...but to get the best PQ, I need to playback the clip using Zappiti's native player instead of Kodi's app player. I believe it can be done...need to read up a bit more over the weekend.


Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on June 19, 2019, 10:21
Here's a quick one...I am impressed with the PQ of the Zappiti so far, especially when it comes to upscaling of 1080p clips to 4K. It's MagicPixel scaling is exceptional...If I really have to point out one reason for getting the Zappiti over the Zidoo, I will have to say without a doubt, it produces the one of the most palatable PQ I have seen from a media player this far (besides the PCH featuring the Sigma chipset)...A true gem for all Projector user imo.

I usually don't use the stock remote controller of any media player as it usually sux big time (to say the least)...but this Zappiti remote controller is backlit and have pretty much all the "essential" buttons like the repeat button, subtitles and audio button to name a few at a click away. The layout of the buttons like Menu, Back, Options and Home buttons are "strategically" placed right in the centre of the remote controller for ease of access.

In terms of interface (GUI), I will say it is bare essential with all the "commonly used" feature like File Explorer, Music and Video folders all conveniently located at the homepage. There is not much customisation to be made and that is a shame. Another gripe for me is the lack of NFS support which I still think is the better network share protocol over the SMB due to better utilisation of resource overheads...but so far SMB v2 is able to stream 4K content at 60fps (HDR>SDR) with no problem...I still need to try a higher bitrate with HDR (BT2020) to see if there is any bottleneck ( I suspect it will).

Notwithstanding the short period of usage, I am very satisfied with its performance, especially the PQ which I can't emphasise enough.

How do you compare Zappiti and Nvidia Shield?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 19, 2019, 13:01
How do you compare Zappiti and Nvidia Shield?

Zappiti has an edge in 1080p upscaling to 4K. For 4K content, the PQ is harder to determine but I will still use NVidia for my 4K HDR tips because of its ability to extract the static metadata for proper tone mapping to work on my JVC N series projector.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on June 19, 2019, 13:38
Guys when you mention streaming 4k HDR content, are you referring to ripped uhd blurays?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on June 19, 2019, 15:28
Hi Sunblock,

This is the reply that I got from Zappiti OEM.
‘The Zappiti 4K HDR range uses Android 6.1 version. Only the Zappiti Player HD uses the version 4.4.
In addition, as we are using Realtek RTD1295 chipset, it is not possible to install the android version 7 or 8.‘
Having said that, the picture quality is the best I’ve seen even on a 9” CRT projector. I have 2 units at home now and have always been impressed by their product. 👍

Always impartial regarding review by OEMer and writers because of their obligation to the
Vendor and would rather rely on independent user’s experiences or from forums.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on June 19, 2019, 21:37
The comments on CRT projector is my review and not them. 😉 I have 2 sets -  Zappiti Mini HDR and Zappiti ONE HDR SE which I got further 10% discount from RT. I’m really impressed with the picture quality and bought the 2nd set.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 19, 2019, 22:53
Guys when you mention streaming 4k HDR content, are you referring to ripped uhd blurays?

Yes.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on June 21, 2019, 19:30
As always, thanks for the info on the streaming...I just wonder why Zappiti omitted the NFS? Of course, I have installed Kodi if I want to use NFS for my network share protocol...but to get the best PQ, I need to playback the clip using Zappiti's native player instead of Kodi's app player. I believe it can be done...need to read up a bit more over the weekend.




Hi Desray,

I wrote an email and here is their reply ‘ The realtek chip does a better job with Samba than NFS, that's the reason, the packets are more stable that way.
Of course KODI on our player is not a solution, you have to go Zappiti all the way to have the best PQ available, KODI looks great but it's too complicated for most customers, so we clearly recommend to only use our App and let us know what could be improved for your market.
Thank you so much,
RT.

BTW, you can propose what you would like the development team to improve on their product from this website. Link: https://zappiti.uservoice.com/forums/310888-zappiti-english. They usually respond to my queries within 24-48hrs at most.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 21, 2019, 19:47
Hi Desray,

I wrote an email and here is their reply ‘ The realtek chip does a better job with Samba than NFS, that's the reason, the packets are more stable that way.
Of course KODI on our player is not a solution, you have to go Zappiti all the way to have the best PQ available, KODI looks great but it's too complicated for most customers, so we clearly recommend to only use our App and let us know what could be improved for your market.
Thank you so much,
RT.

BTW, you can propose what you would like the development team to improve on their product from this website. Link: https://zappiti.uservoice.com/forums/310888-zappiti-english. They usually respond to my queries within 24-48hrs at most.

As always. Thanks for the update. Appreciated.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: e24djenggos on June 21, 2019, 21:35
Anyone using kodi and plex on zappiti?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: htng on June 22, 2019, 13:11
Why do u need plex when the build in movie software is so good?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 22, 2019, 13:27
Anyone using kodi and plex on zappiti?

Using Kodi on my Zappiti Mini 4K HDR...works like any normal Kodi on a media player.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 22, 2019, 13:43
Just got mine today. Hope to find some time to set it up.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 22, 2019, 15:20
Just got mine today. Hope to find some time to set it up.


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Congrats!
Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 22, 2019, 15:21
Some screenshots of the user interface.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Waterzoo on June 22, 2019, 18:29
quite similar to the Zappitti jukebox which I am using in my Dune HD Smart … :D
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: e24djenggos on June 23, 2019, 00:47
Anyone use IFI power for the mini hd 4k? The spec for zappiti shows 12v 2000ma. Ifi power only supply 1.8 amp for their 12 v.. Will the amp load be sufficient?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on June 23, 2019, 12:17
One thing I don’t like is that I can’t have movies and tv shows in the same folder.

But the way it groups tv shows by seasons and episodes gives it a very Netflix feel
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 23, 2019, 22:23
Coming from Apple TV and Dune HD Smart B 1 devices, somehow I am struggling with the user interface of the Zappiti. I can’t seem to find the chapters function, everything that I want to do seems to take a few more presses on the remote.  Also, I thought the remote layout and the remote keys were better on the Dune but that’s a matter of personal preference.

I like the fact that you can download subtitles on the fly (unlike the Dune), I get movie artwork and info (didn’t have this installed on my Dune), and the Zappiti Explorer.

Still not sure if I want to keep this or go for a Dune HD device.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 24, 2019, 07:11
Coming from Apple TV and Dune HD Smart B 1 devices, somehow I am struggling with the user interface of the Zappiti. I can’t seem to find the chapters function, everything that I want to do seems to take a few more presses on the remote.  Also, I thought the remote layout and the remote keys were better on the Dune but that’s a matter of personal preference.

I like the fact that you can download subtitles on the fly (unlike the Dune), I get movie artwork and info (didn’t have this installed on my Dune), and the Zappiti Explorer.

Still not sure if I want to keep this or go for a Dune HD device.


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I agreed that the UI can be improved further...It is not as intuitive when it comes to layers and layers of menu options in cascading menu...worst some of the options doesn't even makes sense. My biggest gripe is with the sorting of the movies and the lack of customisation on the fonts (to make it bigger). But I'm keeping it for now...not because of its build and UI woes but because of its excellent upscaling engine for 1080p to 4K is outstanding...switching between frame rates is flawless...best I have seen in a media player so far!

Hope Zappiti can renew their UI to make it even more user friendly...the lack of NFS share support and the reason given by them is utter rubbish AFAIK...being playing with media players for the longest time. C'mon Zappiti.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 30, 2019, 10:51
While I really love how the 1080p upscaling to 4K work wonderfully on my JVC N7 projector...I really can't say the same for the user interface of Zappiti. For instance, I always have incomplete scrapping of the movies stored in my Synology NAS - only about 60% got identified while the rest simply "disappeared" unless I use the Zappiti Explorer to get to those "undiscovered" movies. I also can't seem to locate a simple sorting option (ascending vs descending order based on uploaded dates) - I'm sure it can be done but I can't figure out how to get it to work for now. Anyone can help? Lastly is there any "added" features found in the Zappiti mobile app vs the options found on the stock remote controller?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 30, 2019, 11:06
I am getting stuttering audio when playing videos through the “Video” menu whereas the same movie will play back normally if I choose it from the “Explorer” menu.

Has anyone encountered this issue?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on June 30, 2019, 11:10
FYI, there’s a 60-day return policy.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on June 30, 2019, 11:21
While I really love how the 1080p upscaling to 4K work wonderfully on my JVC N7 projector...I really can't say the same for the user interface of Zappiti. For instance, I always have incomplete scrapping of the movies stored in my Synology NAS - only about 60% got identified while the rest simply "disappeared" unless I use the Zappiti Explorer
I have not tried streaming from nas but this happens even with portable 2TB hdd via USB. I think the default is to show you movies you have "seen". When I search under "all" in Movies, more will show up. Also, after it has been turned on longer, more movies appear also. Maybe just slow reading and identifying of files?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 30, 2019, 11:22
I am getting stuttering audio when playing videos through the “Video” menu whereas the same movie will play back normally if I choose it from the “Explorer” menu.

Has anyone encountered this issue?


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Not sure about the playback on Zappiti Video...but it shouldn't be an issue since we are using Zappiti's native video player? This player really in need of a serious UI overhaul.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on June 30, 2019, 11:26
I have not tried streaming from nas but this happens even with portable 2TB hdd via USB. I think the default is to show you movies you have "seen". When I search under "all" in Movies, more will show up. Also, after it has been turned on longer, more movies appear also. Maybe just slow reading and identifying of files?

I'm not so sure about the "slow discovery" portion that you mentioned but that's definitely not normal. Even Zidoo utilizing the same RTL1295 chip and pretty much the same hardware like 2GB RAM is able to pick up my media files almost instantly! There is something really wrong with Zappiti's scrapping engine and the UI. If not for its excellent PQ on both 1080p and 4K media, I would have sold it in an instant...the interface is very frustrating to use coming from both Egreat and Zidoo media players. >:( >:( >:(
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on July 01, 2019, 15:17
I remember posting this - I think if you use the PC based server app, it will scan more frequently than the app on the player itself.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 01, 2019, 18:19
I remember posting this - I think if you use the PC based server app, it will scan more frequently than the app on the player itself.

Bro, being a long time user. Any of the problem I have mentioned have any solution? Like sorting of movies based on date created, ascending/ descending order on titles etc (simplest thing to do) within the Zappiti explorer? Feel like breaking this damn thing. LoL.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 01, 2019, 18:24
looks like Zidoo is not that bad after all .....nearly wanted to get the zappiti to play around
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 01, 2019, 18:43
Was wondering if it would make sense to just use the software for scrapping but use another media player and GUI for playback.   E.g. Dune media player with Zappiti software.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 01, 2019, 20:33
looks like Zidoo is not that bad after all .....nearly wanted to get the zappiti to play around

If you value UI more than PQ, then yes, I'll say stick with Zidoo...It's not to say that Zappiti is a "bad" media player, it will be an unfair statement. The fact is if you came from Egreat and Zidoo, you will find the UI less than intuitive to use. But if you are coming from an Oppo player which you use as both mkv and bluray disc playback, then Zappiti will not disappoint. Just make sure that you are "not" being "spoiled" previously by any of the more well-known media players like NVidia Shield TV 4K, Zidoo X9S/Zor Egreat A10/11.

I'm surprised that Zappiti owners never once talked about the "achilles heels" of this player which in this case, bad navigation UI. The french should really take a leaf from the Chinese media player manufacturers on how to make a solid navigational experience. I can only attribute that the Zappiti users never use a Chinese-made media players before???

The redeeming quality of this Zappiti media player is the video conversion which imo is the BEST PQ ever produced by a media player. And this coming from a video enthusiast...Period!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on July 02, 2019, 00:20
I bought the zappiti as my first foray into media player. Was using oppo 203 to play discs only. I was hoping to rip all my discs to hard drive and stow away the physical discs.
But straight off there are some disadvantages compared to oppo:
Upconversion of SDR blurays to DV by oppo
HDMI input to plug in chromecast ultra to get 4K Netflix with DV (PQ beats Netflix via app on LG E6 tv).
Netflix on zappiti is only DVD quality...

But it was fun to see all the ripped blurays appearing on screen and so convenient to choose from. Guess it cant replace my oppo, will have to keep both.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: ren1316 on July 02, 2019, 09:20
Any one have a voucher code that can be shared (for zappiti on line store)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 06, 2019, 17:22
Are there any settings that need to be set on the players to output 4K?



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 06, 2019, 18:30
Are there any settings that need to be set on the players to output 4K?



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No need to meddle with the setting...It will output according to the display EDID. Why you ask? Did you encounter any issue?


Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 06, 2019, 18:40
OK, then either my AVR settings are wrong, or my projector settings are wrong or my HDMI cables are not working properly.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 06, 2019, 18:43
OK, then either my AVR settings are wrong, or my projector settings are wrong or my HDMI cables are not working properly.


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Maybe you want to elaborate your problem a little more so that users here can help?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 07, 2019, 01:11
Think I got it sorted, was a setting on the projector, had to turn on the HDMI 2.0 setting. Once that was on, Apple TV 4K displayed new settings for 4K HDR, and the “Display” settings on Zappiti showed 2160 and 3840 resolutions.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 07, 2019, 11:37
Think I got it sorted, was a setting on the projector, had to turn on the HDMI 2.0 setting. Once that was on, Apple TV 4K displayed new settings for 4K HDR, and the “Display” settings on Zappiti showed 2160 and 3840 resolutions.


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What kind of a Projector that requires you to "turn on the HDMI 2.0 setting" in order to receive 4K signal correctly? Are you sure the setting is not from Zappiti? What is the Projector brand and model may I ask?


Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 07, 2019, 11:57
This one

https://www.appotronics.com/productlist_5/73.html

The setting was from the MiUITV interface, it was an obscure setting which I couldn’t find in the general settings menu.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 07, 2019, 12:22
This one

https://www.appotronics.com/productlist_5/73.html

The setting was from the MiUITV interface, it was an obscure setting which I couldn’t find in the general settings menu.


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I see...its one of those UST projectors MIC.

Thanks for sharing :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 21, 2019, 19:17
Just ordered the zappiti one from Amz for my living room
The Zidoo Z9S will be moved to my bedroom
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 21, 2019, 20:37
Just ordered the zappiti one from Amz for my living room
The Zidoo Z9S will be moved to my bedroom

Be amazed with the PQ but also be prepared to be frustrated with the less-than-intuitive user interface at the same time.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: htng on July 21, 2019, 20:53
Desray, is the Zidoo interface or UI better than Zappiti?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 21, 2019, 21:01
Be amazed with the PQ but also be prepared to be frustrated with the less-than-intuitive user interface at the same time.


I am mentally prepared but I hope I can live with it as long as the PQ is good
The backlit remote is a + though cos its always a challenge navigating with the lights off
Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 21, 2019, 21:12
I am mentally prepared but I hope I can live with it as long as the PQ is good
The backlit remote is a + though cos its always a challenge navigating with the lights off

In that case, you will be fine.  :)



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 21, 2019, 21:17
Desray, is the Zidoo interface or UI better than Zappiti?

It is not that Zidoo UI is first rate but it serves the basic navigation and essential functions very well when compared to Zappiti. As I have mentioned before, if you are coming previously from a Zidoo or Egreat media player, then you really need to lower your expectation a little.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 21, 2019, 22:24
At this point, I am quite tempted to let my Zappiti go or return it. Still about slightly less than 30 days to go.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on July 22, 2019, 09:17
I spend my whole weekend watching several movies and the Masterchef series with the Zappiti.   Beautiful PQ and SQ with my 4K projector and 7.1 system.  Upscaled 720P looks gorgeous.    I cannot imagine anyone preferring to watch on any other media player.   tsk tsk.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: fada on July 22, 2019, 13:04
Hi Audio,

Couldn't agree more as picture quality is my top priority against others. You want to enjoy watching movies and that's the reason why we are paying for expensive projector. ;)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kenshin07 on July 22, 2019, 14:56
Fully agree, picture quality comes first. As long UI not buggy i am fine.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: ralfale on July 22, 2019, 19:53
Thinking to get one to try. Anyone keen to combine shipping pls join the mo.

http://www.xtremeplace.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=287868.0
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: shsoh on July 23, 2019, 10:57
Will the PQ of the Zappiti beat physical media on a Pioneer, Oppo player etc?
If yes, I will also seriously consider...
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on July 23, 2019, 16:49
If just compare SDR or 4k HDR, not much diff to my untrained eyes. But my oppo 203 can up sample SDR and HDR to Dolby Vision. looks better especuslly when you compare SDR media on zappiti vs the same media but upsampled to DV on oppo.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: jeffong on July 24, 2019, 21:53
Thinking to get one to try. Anyone keen to combine shipping pls join the mo.

http://www.xtremeplace.com/yabbse/index.php?topic=287868.0

If you add orders together for the Mini player, you'll incur GST isn't it?  Both Desray and I bought from Amazon instead for the Mini and paid minimal shipping.  This allowed us to avoid GST altogether for single order.  If you are getting the full sized players, then it will be cheaper to get from Zappiti directly since they are absorbing shipping cost.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 24, 2019, 22:01
If you add orders together for the Mini player, you'll incur GST isn't it?  Both Desray and I bought from Amazon instead for the Mini and paid minimal shipping.  This allowed us to avoid GST altogether for single order.  If you are getting the full sized players, then it will be cheaper to get from Zappiti directly since they are absorbing shipping cost.

Jeff is correct...
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on July 25, 2019, 13:08
bro Ralfale will absorb the GST for fellow forum bros who join this MO, lol.....

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: ralfale on July 27, 2019, 19:42
Lol if not worth the discount then mo will not go through. 
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Wilber on July 27, 2019, 23:19
best is to purchase your own and avoid gst at best.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 30, 2019, 16:10
My zapitti One 4K just arrived from Amz n updating fw now

The scanning of the movies to build posters takes forever lol

What a %$#@%^&% pain....some movies cannot be detected automatically so had to tag these movies manually. After that, they 'disappeared'. Not displayed on the poster wall
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 30, 2019, 22:33
My zapitti One 4K just arrived from Amz n updating fw now

The scanning of the movies to build posters takes forever lol

What a %$#@%^&% pain....some movies cannot be detected automatically so had to tag these movies manually. After that, they 'disappeared'. Not displayed on the poster wall


Now you feel the agony I've gone through...there's more...I'll let you discover it yourself. Sigh...
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on July 30, 2019, 23:11
How do you tag them manually?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 30, 2019, 23:37
Now you feel the agony I've gone through...there's more...I'll let you discover it yourself. Sigh...

And tell us if it is worth the PQ that you get at the end.  Bear in mind that you might need to do this every time you add new stuff that cannot be identified automatically.

I found that it is easier if you install the Zappiti Video software on a computer and use that to identify the movies. Any edits are likely easier with the use of an actual keyboard instead of the onscreen keyboard.

The other way is to use the Explorer and access the movie directly but that defeats the purpose of having a cover art wall.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 06:25
And tell us if it is worth the PQ that you get at the end.  Bear in mind that you might need to do this every time you add new stuff that cannot be identified automatically.

I found that it is easier if you install the Zappiti Video software on a computer and use that to identify the movies. Any edits are likely easier with the use of an actual keyboard instead of the onscreen keyboard.

The other way is to use the Explorer and access the movie directly but that defeats the purpose of having a cover art wall.



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Yes. All those things you’ve mentioned are currently been used to overcome a very poorly designed UI. I am shocked that existing users of Zappiti (before me) did not even comment about the UI design and the way it is implemented. It can’t be that my expectation is sky high when even a MIC brand of media players can do a proper UI.

Anyway PQ is still considered one of the best I’ve seen on a media player so far especially when it comes to upscaling of 1080p to 4K. Simply amazing.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 31, 2019, 06:37
How do you tag them manually?

On the movie’s cover page itself (where you see all the info on the movie), press the “menu” button and you will be presented with a menu of things. Choose “Edit” to edit the file name of the menu, then choose “Identify” and then choose from the selection of titles the title that matches your movies.

If the movie is not on your cover art wall, use the same “menu” button again to be presented with the menus, then choose the unidentified movie from the list of movies to be identified and do the steps mentioned above.

I usually just use the “Explorer” for newly loaded movies that have not been identified.


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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 06:55
On the movie’s cover page itself (where you see all the info on the movie), press the “menu” button and you will be presented with a menu of things. Choose “Edit” to edit the file name of the menu, then choose “Identify” and then choose from the selection of titles the title that matches your movies.

If the movie is not on your cover art wall, use the same “menu” button again to be presented with the menus, then choose the unidentified movie from the list of movies to be identified and do the steps mentioned above.

I usually just use the “Explorer” for newly loaded movies that have not been identified.


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These days I usually just use the Explorer to “navigate”. I don’t bother to do scrapping anymore. Just navigate to the movie you intend to watch and fire up. Period.

Thanks to Zappiti for making this player so “easily frustrating to use” for user to the point of giving up messing around with it so that we can spend more quality time watching the movie itself. LoL



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 31, 2019, 08:08
Scrapping can never be instantaneous, so it needs to run in the background or separate from the media player on a device that is always on (e.g. computer or NAS). Or you can leave the media player on all the time.

However, the Zappiti scrapping engine is more miss than hit. I realized this as I use Infuse on Apple TV and Infuse can recognize 99% of the files while Zappiti barely gets 70% of the files right, even with the same file names.

Zappiti GUI is like using Windows 3.0 all over again. 


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 31, 2019, 08:44
I found that it is easier if you install the Zappiti Video software on a computer and use that to identify the movies. Any edits are likely easier with the use of an actual keyboard instead of the onscreen keyboard.

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Yes....doing it on a PC is so much easier and less frustrating but that cannot make the UI smart though ...lol
Finally, almost completed the scrapping and those movies that "disappeared" last nite and couldnt be found anywhere in Zappiti, appeared this morning.

I do agree the PQ is a few notches better than the MIC players though
A good buy though
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kumz14 on July 31, 2019, 09:38

Thanks for the info comfortablynumb

Getting my player this Friday!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on July 31, 2019, 09:42
Why do you need movie posters??   Why do you want to bring pain onto yourself?   It also shows you got tons of media if it is taking forever......    :)

Just "Explorer" the NAS files  and start watching the movies!

(Audio)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 31, 2019, 10:21
Why do you need movie posters??   Why do you want to bring pain onto yourself?   It also shows you got tons of media if it is taking forever......    :)

Just "Explorer" the NAS files  and start watching the movies!

(Audio)

Wanna look nice nice and impress guests ma....
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on July 31, 2019, 11:26
Wanna look nice nice and impress guests ma....
+1, hahaha. Shiok factor when I see the cover art wall 😄😄😄
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on July 31, 2019, 11:34
+1, hahaha. Shiok factor when I see the cover art wall

So much pain for the shiokness.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 11:39
Eventually you will give up and be like myself and Audio. Don’t bother, don’t care about the movie posters etc.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 31, 2019, 12:35
My scrapping is done .....only 6 pages of movies.
I was impressed with the downloading of subs for my BD collection of French movies with no english subtitles.
Was able to rip them to ISO and downloaded english subs successfully. This feature alone makes the zappiti worth it

btw, what settings do you use for Display of HDMI settings? I set them all as Auto
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on July 31, 2019, 13:02
any bro who is not happy with their zappitti mini, can offload to me, pm me for a deal,

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on July 31, 2019, 13:24
Eventually you will give up and be like myself and Audio. Don’t bother, don’t care about the movie posters etc.



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I have never get myself started with the movie artworks at first instance


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 13:31
any bro who is not happy with their zappitti mini, can offload to me, pm me for a deal,

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Good one there.


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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 13:32
I have never get myself started with the movie artworks at first instance


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Wise move....but only IF u r using Zappiti. Actually scrapping is automated and fairly easy and accurate for most MIC media players (surprised ain’t it?!).


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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 13:35
If I have to rate Zappiti UI. I will give it a 3.5/10 personally. Yep, it is that horrendous!!! I kid u not.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on July 31, 2019, 13:45
I am using mini HDR and Zidoo Z9S for two separate setup, previously also own Zidoo X9S. Mini HDR in my theater room and Z9S in my bedroom. 

Zidoo is a lot easier to use and picture quality is good compared to other media player I used in the past.

However, Zappiti mini HDR PQ still remain a few notches above it and the very best of media player of all the player I come across IMHO. 
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on July 31, 2019, 13:47
My scrapping is done .....only 6 pages of movies.
I was impressed with the downloading of subs for my BD collection of French movies with no english subtitles.
Was able to rip them to ISO and downloaded english subs successfully. This feature alone makes the zappiti worth it

btw, what settings do you use for Display of HDMI settings? I set them all as Auto

Set it to 4K if you are using a 4K display / projector.  Previously, I could not do that.....and unknowingly watched 4K downscale by the Zappiti to 1080p.   Hey, the display is so good, I hardly noticed.

The latest firmware resolved that and now it looks even better at 4K.

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kumz14 on July 31, 2019, 14:11
If I have to rate Zappiti UI. I will give it a 3.5/10 personally. Yep, it is that horrendous!!! I kid u not.

is it really that bad ?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 14:25
I am using mini HDR and Zidoo Z9S for two separate setup, previously also own Zidoo X9S. Mini HDR in my theater room and Z9S in my bedroom. 

Zidoo is a lot easier to use and picture quality is good compared to other media player I used in the past.

However, Zappiti mini HDR PQ still remain a few notches above it and the very best of media player of all the player I come across IMHO.

+1. Spot on impression! Understand what u need. If it is top notch PQ you are after, go for Zappiti and live with the imperfections of the UI (but unlikely for new user to experience frustrations if one has never use one of those MIC media players like Zidoo, Egreat or HiMedia before). Zappiti is great for first timer making a foray into a dedicated media player.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 14:29
If I have to rate Zappiti UI. I will give it a 3.5/10 personally. Yep, it is that horrendous!!! I kid u not.

is it really that bad ?

Yes...very bad (for me). YMMV.

Ok maybe the word, “horrendous” is a bit overboard. Let me rephrase it to, “poorly designed”.  I think that sounds better.

This is one media player that had me torn between loving it (at one end for its great PQ) and hated it to the core (due to poorly designed UI).



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 14:31
Set it to 4K if you are using a 4K display / projector.  Previously, I could not do that.....and unknowingly watched 4K downscale by the Zappiti to 1080p.   Hey, the display is so good, I hardly noticed.

The latest firmware resolved that and now it looks even better at 4K.

(Audio)

The last firmware iirc is Oct last year?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 14:32
My scrapping is done .....only 6 pages of movies.
I was impressed with the downloading of subs for my BD collection of French movies with no english subtitles.
Was able to rip them to ISO and downloaded english subs successfully. This feature alone makes the zappiti worth it


btw, what settings do you use for Display of HDMI settings? I set them all as Auto

Glad to know you like it.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on July 31, 2019, 15:06
Wise move....but only IF u r using Zappiti. Actually scrapping is automated and fairly easy and accurate for most MIC media players (surprised ain’t it?!).


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Yes, I'm aware of that. A couple years ago, I have long scrap the idea to movie artworks, I don't doubt it does look nice on a projector screen being BIG but decent on 65"-7x" TV. Decided not to spend precious times on the artwork and use the typical way of navigation - by folders, good enough!

I have categorised by folders in sequence of Movies - Animation; Movies - Korean and etc for ease of peace. Sometimes life is easier that way than letting the missus saying how hard it can be though we know contents are there, but due to feature not as robust and those less savy had a hard time on it.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on July 31, 2019, 15:09
Yes, I'm aware of that. A couple years ago, I have long scrap the idea to movie artworks, I don't doubt it does look nice on a projector screen being BIG but decent on 65"-7x" TV. Decided not to spend precious times on the artwork and use the typical way of navigation - by folders, good enough!

I have categorised by folders in sequence of Movies - Animation; Movies - Korean and etc for ease of peace. Sometimes life is easier that way than letting the missus saying how hard it can be though we know contents are there, but due to feature not as robust and those less savy had a hard time on it.

+1. Make it easier to navigate is the key. No frills.



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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on July 31, 2019, 18:45
+1. Make it easier to navigate is the key. No frills.



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Just enjoy the PQ much nicer when I bump it up with LPS.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 31, 2019, 21:50
Set it to 4K if you are using a 4K display / projector.  Previously, I could not do that.....and unknowingly watched 4K downscale by the Zappiti to 1080p.   Hey, the display is so good, I hardly noticed.

The latest firmware resolved that and now it looks even better at 4K.

(Audio)

OK will change settings tmrw
Been busy past few days with scrapping n other DIY stuff
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on July 31, 2019, 22:46
Anyone tried the zidoo v9 airmouse on the Zap?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 01, 2019, 06:36
I have just placed an order on the Zidoo Z9S for better functionality and also to take advantage of the newer chipset that is believed to be able to pass maxCLL and maxFALL for proper tone mapping on display. I may offload my Nvidia Shield TV 4K if Zidoo can indeed does that, otherwise I will have to decide which media player (Zappiti or Zidoo) to offload at a later stage.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on August 01, 2019, 10:11
IMHO, offload  the Zappiti and keep the Zidoo Z9S  ;)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 01, 2019, 11:00
IMHO, offload  the Zappiti and keep the Zidoo Z9S  ;)

Hmmm...bro Sunblock what’s your take on this? Have you try Zappiti before?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on August 01, 2019, 11:11
noob question for the zappiti.
Under Zappitti Service, do you use Direct Output or Force resolution?
For Force Resolution, set to AUTO or 3840x2160 60hz?

Under Android Display settings, what settings sgould it be for:
TV System - I set mine as 3840x2160 24hz (I set mine as 3840x2160 60hz as it caused intermittent stutter during movie playback)
HDMI Range: AUTO
....or just set all to AUTO?



Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Sunblock on August 01, 2019, 11:43
Hmmm...bro Sunblock what’s your take on this? Have you try Zappiti before?
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I didn’t try Zappiti because of my believe it is an off-shoot from the Dune hardware with the movie jukebox integrated to the system.

From my research, the latest Zidoo firmware 2.2.82 has resolved projector users’ issues and here is the link:

http://forum.zidoo.tv/index.php?threads/what-is-sdr-mapping-hdr-is-sdr-bt2020-possible.45127/

Btw, I am a happy Z9S user and is now in the living room instead of the Himedia :D
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 01, 2019, 12:00
I didn’t try Zappiti because of my believe it is an off-shoot from the Dune hardware with the movie jukebox integrated to the system.

From my research, the latest Zidoo firmware 2.2.82 has resolved projector users’ issues and here is the link:

http://forum.zidoo.tv/index.php?threads/what-is-sdr-mapping-hdr-is-sdr-bt2020-possible.45127/

Btw, I am a happy Z9S user and is now in the living room instead of the Himedia :D

Yep I read that particular thread as well hence the decision to get Z9S to play around. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

I didn’t know Zappiti design and implementation is a rip-off from Dune? :p



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 01, 2019, 12:04
noob question for the zappiti.
Under Zappitti Service, do you use Direct Output or Force resolution?
For Force Resolution, set to AUTO or 3840x2160 60hz?

Under Android Display settings, what settings sgould it be for:
TV System - I set mine as 3840x2160 24hz (I set mine as 3840x2160 60hz as it caused intermittent stutter during movie playback)
HDMI Range: AUTO
....or just set all to AUTO?

Set all to Auto. While I may not like what Zappiti does to its UI but when it comes to video playback, I have no issue getting Zappiti to recognise and sync with my both my 4K monitor as well as my projector. I would say it is near flawless when it comes to playback.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: kumz14 on August 05, 2019, 12:01
Hey All

Finally got my Zappiti player last Thursday.  Like what desay said the UI is a bit clunky and could use some improvements. Adding my shared folders from the NAS server was extremely irritating. Finally found some information on another forum that Zappiti only support SMB V1 ??? Made some changes on my NAS and it finally works.   

Great picture quality and no lag from streaming on the NAS. Manage to get Atmos sound quality. Wasted sometime scrapping but gave up in the end and using the explorer. Overall very impressed with my buy.

Thank you

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on August 05, 2019, 12:23
Hey All

Finally got my Zappiti player last Thursday.  Like what desay said the UI is a bit clunky and could use some improvements. Adding my shared folders from the NAS server was extremely irritating. Finally found some information on another forum that Zappiti only support SMB V1 ??? Made some changes on my NAS and it finally works.   

Great picture quality and no lag from streaming on the NAS. Manage to get Atmos sound quality. Wasted sometime scrapping but gave up in the end and using the explorer. Overall very impressed with my buy.

Thank you



Like what other Zap users recommended, do the scrapping on PC
Also your movies must be in the Movie folder for Zap to recognizer n do the scrapping
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 05, 2019, 20:36
My Zidoo Z9S will arrive tmr via DHL...Still considering hard which one to keep. Sigh...
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on August 05, 2019, 21:50
My Zidoo Z9S will arrive tmr via DHL...Still considering hard which one to keep. Sigh...


give us more insights of the PQ comparison between Z9S and mini, :)
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 06, 2019, 06:31
give us more insights of the PQ comparison between Z9S and mini, :)

I’ve used the older model, X9S before...Frankly i don’t expect to see any drastic improvement in PQ for 1080p upscaling. Rather it is the 4K PQ that I’m looking forward to see if there any significant improvement due to the newer chipset that is advertised to see better improvement in h.265 decoding and HDR handling.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on August 06, 2019, 09:08
I tried to use the YouTube just to see what it can do. Some of the 4k videos would either freeze or not display. Anyone had the same problem?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Audio on August 06, 2019, 10:16
My Zidoo Z9S will arrive tmr via DHL...Still considering hard which one to keep. Sigh...


"Thy shall not buy trouble........"

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 06, 2019, 12:37
I tried to use the YouTube just to see what it can do. Some of the 4k videos would either freeze or not display. Anyone had the same problem?


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I have no problem. Use Smart YouTube App instead of the regular YouTube app for Andriod TV.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 06, 2019, 12:37
"Thy shall not buy trouble........"

(Audio)

What’s the rest of it?



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on August 06, 2019, 12:42
I have no problem. Use Smart YouTube App instead of the regular YouTube app for Andriod TV.



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OK, thanks. Will try again tonight. This was the app that was already downloaded and installed on the player.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on August 06, 2019, 15:43
I am happy with the Zappiti One and Mini 4k HDR for now.

If I do ever change it out, it would have to be one with the following:
a. Panasonic UB820 level tone mapping quality for HDR on projectors
b. Dolby Vision (and bonus HDR10+) output

Watching movies with the Zappiti HDR is good (especially with the Sony 760ES updated to firmware 8.100) but watch the same movie on the Panasonic UB820 and it is sooo much better.

Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 06, 2019, 17:39
I am happy with the Zappiti One and Mini 4k HDR for now.

If I do ever change it out, it would have to be one with the following:
a. Panasonic UB820 level tone mapping quality for HDR on projectors
b. Dolby Vision (and bonus HDR10+) output

Watching movies with the Zappiti HDR is good (especially with the Sony 760ES updated to firmware 8.100) but watch the same movie on the Panasonic UB820 and it is sooo much better.

Agreed there is not much incentive (at present) to switch if you are using Zappiti or even Zidoo media players at this point if there is no tone mapping feature like the one featured in the Panny 4K players.

For HDR10+ and DV to be implemented on a media player, I wonder will it ever happen since both are considered proprietary. HDR10 is different since it is the base layer. If for projector user, then DV may not be important since no projector (at least for now) do DV. HDR10+ is still viable.



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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on August 06, 2019, 19:57
I have two players- one for tv and one for projector

Hence the two different requirements
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 08, 2019, 20:53
Just a heads-up...today I sold my Zappiti Mini 4K HDR to a member and to my dismay, I forget to de-register the so-called "token"...unbelieveable!!! So in the end, I decide to take it back from the member I sold to as I'm not comfortable with Zappiti way of doing things...I need to do a proper reset before I am going to put up for sale again.


Call me paranoid... :(


My apologies to bro keai who bought from me and unable to use it...Sorry bro.



Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on August 08, 2019, 20:57
Just a heads-up...today I sold my Zappiti Mini 4K HDR to a member and to my dismay, I forget to de-register the so-called "token"...unbelieveable!!! So in the end, I decide to take it back from the member I sold to as I'm not comfortable with Zappiti way of doing things...I need to do a proper reset before I am going to put up for sale again.


Call me paranoid... :(


My apologies to bro keai who bought from me and unable to use it...Sorry bro.






so must do de-register and reset before selling?
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on August 08, 2019, 21:12
I thought the token is on the media player itself but you must log out from your Zappiti account within the media player before you sell?

When the new owner gets the media player, he will use the same token but log in using his own account.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 08, 2019, 21:59
I thought the token is on the media player itself but you must log out from your Zappiti account within the media player before you sell?

When the new owner gets the media player, he will use the same token but log in using his own account.


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Didn’t realise that. I  thought did a factory reset is good enough to wipe off everything including the token. LoL.




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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 08, 2019, 22:34

so must do de-register and reset before selling?

Yep. This is how convoluted the process can be. Since I am probably the first one to sell after using it for a period of time.  I thought I will share with other owners as well.

This is much like selling an Apple product, make sure you need to sign out from your iCloud before u sell your MacBook, Apple Watch etc.

I can guarantee that even after i flagged this up, there will bound to be seller forget to release their token that binds to their email account.

Latest update:
I have managed to release my token. I will put up on sale again soon.


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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 08, 2019, 23:06
It turns out there are many steps to execute before the user (buyer) is able to use this media player. So I'm going to do everyone a favor here by listing the steps.

First, select the Video icon on the left.

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/be75acbc978c0cf22c1235bd016e71a5.jpg)

Next, you will see this error msg. This is due to the previous seller account that exist in this media player. (Take note: this screen will only appear if the seller release the token)

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/c86636fe32abc8bbad18147505d3d4c3.jpg)

Next, you will see this screen, asking for token associated to the seller account

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/3e73e016f8c4437c17d9417dcf12983a.jpg)

You don’t want that as you want to create a new account using your own email address as the user ID. So you hit the back button on the remote control to exit the on screen keyboard. Then select “Change Account”.

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/e168a9b838734c2a6c562c6b3533004d.jpg)

You will then see this screen for you to create a new user account.

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After that, do a proper factory reset by going to the “My Apps” icon residing above the home screen. Then select “Factory Reset”.

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Hit “Confirm” to reset the media player.

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/7c13fde6054b99db5b48850b98558b0b.jpg)

To confirm that the token has indeed been released from your account, check your email and should receive an email from Zappiti server stating that the token has been released and ready to be reused in another PC or account.

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190809/eb21c22044c88ed5fe775701fa6c0d09.jpg)

Congratulations, your Zappiti media player is now properly reset! WTF!!! Wow. Bravo Zappiti. Bravo!!!

PS: Remember don't commit the same mistake I did when I go straight to the Factory Reset without first releasing the token and remove the Collection.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: comfortablynumb on August 08, 2019, 23:44
kns....why must use token in the 1st place?
angmo thinking way different from tiong
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 08, 2019, 23:47
kns....why must use token in the 1st place?
angmo thinking way different from tiong

They think they are very "clever" but little did they know that it is the dumbest way of doing things. It is like putting your hands around your head to feed yourself with a spoon to your mouth. I dun even know whether to laugh or to cry at the stupidity of their implementation.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Pismo Mac on August 09, 2019, 00:44
Will make a mental note to refer to this when I am ready to let go of my Zappiti.

Currently looking at Dune HD to see what they have. Seems like they have a really high end one as well.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: keai on August 09, 2019, 01:18



My apologies to bro keai who bought from me and unable to use it...Sorry bro.

no worries bro, you are very professional!

An interesting experience for me, only pity have no chance to witness the superior PQ Zappitti offers

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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Doggie Howser on August 09, 2019, 12:16
kns....why must use token in the 1st place?
angmo thinking way different from tiong

Basically you are paying for the work Zappiti puts into maintaining the database, providing synopsis/cover art etc.

Kinda like Roon.

Otherwise it is just a free Android app that can be used on any chapalang brand of Android media players.
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 09, 2019, 12:48
Basically you are paying for the work Zappiti puts into maintaining the database, providing synopsis/cover art etc.

Kinda like Roon.

Otherwise it is just a free Android app that can be used on any chapalang brand of Android media players.

Yes, but the implementation could be better imo...besides, we didn't ask Zappiti for this so-called premium "service". Furthermore the scrapping function is mediocre at best. And don't make me start with the strict requirements for movies and TV shows to be separated etc... ??? ??? ???


We just wanted to a solid and functioning media player...PQ I still stand by by word, it is easily the BEST compared to the MIC brands - Period!

Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: bluepill193 on August 14, 2019, 07:46
"I have some Planet Earth II rips using MakeMKV with 1:1 rips and I have a hard time differentiating the PQ between a ripped version and a disc version. The difference if any is almost negligible especially if the display (OLED TV or Projector) is the one doing the upscaling and video processing work from the content itself. "

Desray, I read your reply in the thread on 4k disc vs streaming.
Between the zappiti, LG Oled tv (E6), and marantz SR7010 AVR, is the tv still the best for doing the video processing and up scaling? Given that the the avr and tv are both older models...
Thanks in advance for your reply!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: ronildoq on August 31, 2019, 20:53
Just tested the zappiti, must says it’s got the best picture quality I’ve seen so far for media player, very good indeed. Plays bdmv and HDR10 great even though the tv is non HDR

Text is crisp and sharp, good media player. Interface a bit cumbersome , but video is good !!
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on August 31, 2019, 21:46
Just tested the zappiti, must says it’s got the best picture quality I’ve seen so far for media player, very good indeed. Plays bdmv and HDR10 great even though the tv is non HDR

Text is crisp and sharp, good media player. Interface a bit cumbersome , but video is good !!

Glad you like it...
Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: FookLai on September 01, 2019, 09:51
Just tested the zappiti, must says it’s got the best picture quality I’ve seen so far for media player, very good indeed. Plays bdmv and HDR10 great even though the tv is non HDR

Text is crisp and sharp, good media player. Interface a bit cumbersome , but video is good !!

Absolutely agreed if you looking for best picture quality from media player then look no further. Of course the price is well reflected on the performance too.
Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on September 14, 2019, 14:13
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Title: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on September 14, 2019, 18:51
http://xx3sv.mjt.lu/nl2/xx3sv/5y6xs.html


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Redundant feature to say the least. Serious calibration should always do it on the display itself rather than the player. But it’s good to see the collaboration between ISF and Zappiti.


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: Tiktokape on September 14, 2019, 18:56
Redundant feature to say the least. Serious calibration should always do it on the display itself rather than the player. But it’s good to see the collaboration between ISF and Zappiti.


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Can sell at higher price?


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Title: Re: Zappiti one 4k hdr media player
Post by: desray on September 14, 2019, 18:59
Can sell at higher price?


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Zappiti strength lies with its superior upscaling algorithm compared to other MIC media players like Zidoo and Egreat. ISF certification will help to propel its marketing efforts to push its superior 2K/4K imagery. I’ll say it is a wise move by the french. Knowing their product strength and capitalise on it.



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