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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #420 on: October 31, 2019, 22:37 »
A new tubular-shaped NVidia Shield TV (2019)?! Hmmm... ???



https://www.theverge.com/2019/10/28/20935215/nvidia-shield-tv-2019-review-streaming-stick-dolby-vision-4k-price-specs-features

https://www.androidheadlines.com/2019/10/new-nvidia-shield-tv-2019-android-tv.html


Two things that strikes out to me...Support of Dolby Atmos streaming for Netflix is now possible and the other is the "new" AI image enhancer using a neural learning algorithm to achieve near 4K quality image for 1080p content.





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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #421 on: October 31, 2019, 23:43 »
But no USB port for streaming from a HDD :P

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #422 on: November 01, 2019, 10:25 »
But no USB port for streaming from a HDD :P

Can get the Pro version which sports the same old design. That one have 2 USB 3.0 ports. This "new" version is targeted at streamer like Netflix, Hulu etc...






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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #423 on: November 01, 2019, 10:34 »
At US200 bucks, can this beat Zappiti or Zidoo on 4K streaming...any early adopters? ;D

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #424 on: November 05, 2019, 16:42 »
new Shield TV supports DolbyVision, so it's pretty cool. If only they added a dynamic tone mapping feature for HD10 content as well, then it'll be perfect!

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #425 on: December 13, 2019, 01:16 »
Does this Shield TV Pro able to playback ISO video file?

Thanks in advance for the reply.

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #426 on: December 13, 2019, 18:49 »
Does this Shield TV Pro able to playback ISO video file?

Thanks in advance for the reply.
Yes for the previous 2 versions (2015 and 2017) of Shield TV, via the Kodi app you can download on Playstore. But note that Kodi cannot display Bluray menu.
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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #427 on: December 17, 2019, 13:05 »
Hi I am thinking of getting this as Kodi on my TV box always hang. Any issues to use kodi for this? Also what app do you use with this to stream videos from NAS?

Also how does this compare to Roku Ultra which is also 4k capable.

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #428 on: December 17, 2019, 13:25 »
Am running kodi 18.5 on the Nvidia Shield 2019, not the pro. Stream everything from my remote NAS nicely.

FHD, UHD, HDR, Atmos, DTS-HD MA, all good, except for surround AAC can’t decode to surround PCM. Could be a Kodi 18.5 issue as Kodi 18.4 seems to be able to decode correctly.

Other than this, everything else is good. I had lots of headaches to get HDR to work properly from all the other boxes I have tried.

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #429 on: December 19, 2019, 15:52 »
Does this Shield TV Pro able to playback ISO video file?

Thanks in advance for the reply.

For me, playing iso files in Kodi is a hit or miss. Whenever, something dosent play on Kodi, can use vlc player as an option

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #430 on: December 19, 2019, 15:59 »
Hi I am thinking of getting this as Kodi on my TV box always hang. Any issues to use kodi for this? Also what app do you use with this to stream videos from NAS?

Also how does this compare to Roku Ultra which is also 4k capable.

For the most part, Kodi works flawlessly on shield, once you add the nas on shield. I use Kodi (first choice) as well as vlc player. If you get the pro version, you can install Plex server also to access your files at home or remotely.

Only note there is no HDR support on YouTube.

I haven't used Roku ultra so can't comment.

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #431 on: February 25, 2020, 09:33 »
Can new 2019 plays bdmv?

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #432 on: February 25, 2020, 11:07 »
It can, with Kodi. Works beautifully btw. Some setup required but not fussy

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #433 on: March 08, 2020, 11:34 »
Anyone with atmos passthrough audio drop out issues using nvidia shield with kodi? Am facing this with a file. I thought it was a bandwidth issue with the hdmi cable but not so.

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Re: 4k media player NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV
« Reply #434 on: May 02, 2020, 17:55 »
Guys...Seems like the Amazon Prime app in Nvidia Shield cannot play 4k anymore due to some software issues...I thought my Nvidia malfunction...Anyone else experience this?
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