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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #285 on: January 08, 2019, 11:50 »
Been using the X9s.

Contemplating whether to "upgrade" to the Z9s due to the chip.

But has read that the difference is only on the ports connections (Z9s having more) and the fine tuning features for HDR sources for the Z9s.

Anyone has both to comments any PQ or SQ difference?

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Those are good enough reasons to upgrade. No?
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #286 on: January 08, 2019, 12:04 »
Those are good enough reasons to upgrade. No?

Yes. But if improvement is minute, then will stick with the X9s.

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #287 on: January 08, 2019, 13:17 »
Been using the X9s.

Contemplating whether to "upgrade" to the Z9s due to the chip.

But has read that the difference is only on the ports connections (Z9s having more) and the fine tuning features for HDR sources for the Z9s.

Anyone has both to comments any PQ or SQ difference?

Cheers
 
I have both. Z9s has better hdr to sdr conversion control. But one biggest downside of z9s is it will cause the arc function in ur system crashed. This been reported by many users including me, i still dunno how to fix it except power off the z9s when need use arc for other devices
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #288 on: January 08, 2019, 13:26 »
I have both. Z9s has better hdr to sdr conversion control. But one biggest downside of z9s is it will cause the arc function in ur system crashed. This been reported by many users including me, i still dunno how to fix it except power off the z9s when need use arc for other devices

Cheers.

Have read about the issues as well in the forum.

Maybe will hold on till a stable firmware is available then pull the trigger.


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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #289 on: January 08, 2019, 14:28 »
I have both. Z9s has better hdr to sdr conversion control. But one biggest downside of z9s is it will cause the arc function in ur system crashed. This been reported by many users including me, i still dunno how to fix it except power off the z9s when need use arc for other devices

PQ wise except hdr to sdr conversion, is Z9s better?

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #290 on: January 08, 2019, 14:43 »
Happened to pass by a local shop that sell Zidoo X9S and decided to give it try to see the Realtek chipset perform on video and audio. Since it comes with local 1 year warranty and the price although slightly more expensive compared to ordering from abroad. In terms of build and ports, it lose out to Egreat A10.


Can let me know the shop? Hopefully can get some support later.

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #291 on: January 08, 2019, 17:58 »
PQ wise except hdr to sdr conversion, is Z9s better?
hardly tell the difference unless keep switching AB to see. Who interest can check out below comparison page..insides have photo comparison x9s and z9s with and without hdr to sdr conversion.
https://www.jianshu.com/p/d5c113f83c0a
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #292 on: January 08, 2019, 18:26 »
well i think eventually they will hop to andriod 7 but more importantly is to get their main priority as a media player to be better.

Agreed. That’s what a media player supposed to do.


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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #293 on: January 08, 2019, 18:29 »
Can let me know the shop? Hopefully can get some support later.

Marina square. There is this mama shop directly below the food court. Left with one last unit when I visited them yesterday during lunch hours.

I paid $220 but with 1 yr local warranty. Within 1 yr if any issue, he will do a one to one replacement for either current model if not, the next model (Z9S).



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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #294 on: January 09, 2019, 09:40 »
Marina square. There is this mama shop directly below the food court. Left with one last unit when I visited them yesterday during lunch hours.

I paid $220 but with 1 yr local warranty. Within 1 yr if any issue, he will do a one to one replacement for either current model if not, the next model (Z9S).



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Ok thanks will take a look.

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #295 on: January 10, 2019, 22:27 »
Just a quick update on Zidoo PQ performance...It appears that there is a black crush when everything set to Auto under the Display options like Colorspace and Video levels like 16-235 or 0-255. To overcome this, one will have to select 16-235.

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #296 on: January 10, 2019, 22:50 »
the display setting a bit finicky. need to mess around. plus the video output hasn't perfected by zidoo yet. there're bugs to be fixed.
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #297 on: January 11, 2019, 06:50 »
Some more bugs, not every BD ISO or BDMV folder can play with no issue. Those having problems usually unable to load to the main menu at all but my Egreat have no problem loading it. I also found that sometimes when trying to play the BD ISO, it will play certain segments of the movie before loading the disc menu. Likely due to the beta firmware I’m using? But this has never happen in my Egreat before. While I liked the Home Theatre 2.0 app especially its interface when playing the movie itself but the user interface functionality is rather limited. It only allows changing of wall poster size at the home page. Having said that, I must say that the Egreat app is no better either but it allows user to choose either list mode or poster mode by default.



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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #298 on: January 11, 2019, 08:27 »
Change Logs:
System
1. Optimize the system stability.
2. Optimize the occasional green screen problem when switching Gamma mode.
3. Optimized playback stability.
4. Optimize 4K24P 444 10bit display.
5. Optimize online video playback

Local Media Player
1. Adding forced subtitles support(MKVs).
2. Optimized playback stability.
3.Optimized the next video by pressing one button.
4. Added multiple BDMV video loop playback functions
5. Optimized the select play time to seek function
6. Optimized the problem that videos can't get fps
7. Added Forced 3D TV options

Quick Settings
1. Add setting to set language of forced subtitles.

Poster
1. Add a preset scraping source, NFO analysis, etc. when scanning the device.
2. Optimize the UI display of editing page.
3. Solve the problem that the popup UI of unmatched video cannot be displayed in full screen.
4. Added NFO (same as KODI) parsing (Settings - preferences).
5. Solve the problem of poster image restoration when switching video categories after manually changing posters.
6. Solve the problem of invalid replacement of local poster, which is from douban or TVDB.
7. Added preference setting to filter the header character "The" when sorting by title.
8. Optimize the "Mark as viewed" feature.
9. Added prompt to indicate that video has been completely watched (a "eye" icon will be shown in the lower right corner of the main interface of the poster).
10. Solve the problem that the setup wizard setting language does not take effect.
11. Optimize rating updates.
12. Optimize backup and restore function, add wallpaper and preference Settings backup.
13. Optimize IMDb analysis to solve the problem of occasionally unable to obtain season (TV series) information.
14. Solve the problem of rematching episodes that will stop running.
15. Optimized display of language list.
16. Optimize re-match functionality.
17. Added score source Settings.
18. Add scraper Settings.
19. Add fanart function of main interface.
20. Added a switch that gives preference to local images when scanning.
21. Added switch for automatic scanning device in background.
22. Added NFO data export function.
23. Added mask and blur effect adjustment function for fanart.
24. Optimize the rematch display interface.
25. Solve the problem of not being able to back up data to a network share directory.
26. Optimize NFO export functionality by adding the option to export images and overwrite old files.
27. Added prompt for local picture in poster editing page.
28. Fixed the issue that selecting local image for fanart did not work.
29. Fixed the impression score selection IMDb, stop running when loading the score
30. Added the classification function by area
31. Optimize matching
32. Fixed the problem of device creation or deletion of non-video files will also automatically update the device
33. Fixed the problem of NFO parsing movie without actor information, the details will not automatically load the actor.
34. Fixed the exported NFO file, and when it is imported again, it will cause an error in parsing the data.
35. Fixed the problem of rematching without showing ratings
36. Optimize stability
Music
1. Optimize UI speed.
2. Optimize merging CUE files into one album within the album.
3. Optimize lyrics display, prioritize local lyrics.
4. Optimize adding folder animation.
5. Load data for each category asynchronously to avoid stuttering.
6. Fixed a problem with restarting the device during playback without saving the bookmark.
7. The artist and album names of the detail screen are consistent with the bottom playback bar.
8. Music filename matching is preferred when rematching.
9. Fixed the problem that playback loop mode not working.
10. Fixed the problem that the application do not responsive occasionally when rematching.
11. Sort by add time, add reverse order display.
12. Added loop operation to play menu.
13. Added menu for a single file in a folder.
14. For folder playing mode, click the current lyrics to enter the play details page.
15. Solve the problem that popping sound may appear when you enter the app for the first time playing music.
16. Solve the problem that the lyrics and playing state of CUE songs are not synchronized.
17. Fine-tune interface fluidity.
18. Solve the problem that the current time of the APE file is incorrect.
19. Optimization of lyrics synchronization problem.
20. Optimization time display (sometimes negative).
21. Fixed the problem that display wrong when playing ape files.
22. Fixed the problem that information of song is wrong when automatic play next for APE and WAV.
23. Added pop-up menu shortcuts to open playlists.
24. Added single song editing for cue files.
25. Fixed the problem that can not search lyrics if song is launched from File Explorer.
Power
1. Remove the countdown prompt
RS232
1. Added sleep function
HDMI IN
1. Added recording and broadcasting functions

Model:ZIDOO_Z9S
Version:v2.1.22
Download url:http://apidl.zidoo.tv/Z9S/v2.1.22/ZIDOO_Z9S_N_v2.1.22_201812292129_ota-package.zip
md5: 8937BE140D875D237F9D05C6B1B78CF6
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #299 on: January 11, 2019, 08:40 »
Change logs:
System
1.Optimize 4K60 color space display
2.Optimize the system stability.
Local Media Player
1.Added audio list information display
2.Added the bit rate display
3.Added file size display
4.Fixed ASS subtitle hint coding error
5.Added the number key 0 to display selet play time menu
6.Fixed the problem of incorrect sorting of video list by file manager
7.Added Multiple BDMV videos add list play

music player
1. When the play queue is a single CUE, the default expansion list
2. Play the CUE file to add the arrow hit
3. Optimize the playlist focus display
4. Optimize the playback add information display

HDMI IN
1.Fixed the problem that recording cannot be saved to a USB external device

Poster
1. Fixed the child lock function, not save staues when reboot box
2. Fixed the problem of manually matching not search the movie

Power off
1. Press the power button to power off the default

Quick setting
1. Optimize the color setting display
2. Optimize the UI display

Model:ZIDOO_Z9S
Version:v2.1.30
Download url:http://ota-cloudfront.zidoo.tv/Z9S/OTA/ZIDOO_Z9S_N_v2.1.30_201901082009_ota-package.zip
md5: 14DEA33E795219211DE0DA3FBCD29D00
Upgrade method:OTA

http://forum.zidoo.tv/index.php?threads/new-firmware-v2-1-30-version-for-zidoo-z9s-released.44829/

2.1.30 out.
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