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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #435 on: June 27, 2019, 07:08 »
Anyone install YouTube on the Zidoo player? I tried netflix and it can't work.

By default the player doesn't have a Youtube app pre-installed and you can add it by either downloading the YouTube APK or directly from the Google Store. The player supports up to 4K playback in addition to playback of FullHD (1080p).

However it cant be said for NetFlix due to obvious DRM licensing issues which I commented in this thread regarding this player. However, you can still add Netflix by side downloading the Netflix apk file (Netflix-4.16-15172-release.apk) and watch it only in standard definition but not in HD and UltraHD.


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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #436 on: July 05, 2019, 09:46 »
Notice that with the zidoo, it does not show the Dolby Atmos Demo menu unlike on the eGreat
U guys  hv this 'problem'?
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #437 on: July 06, 2019, 07:08 »
Notice that with the zidoo, it does show the Dolby Atmos Demo menu unlike on the eGreat
U guys  hv this 'problem'?

Yes, there is problem displaying the Dolby Atmos demo disc menu on Zidoo while Egreat have no issue with that. So far, this is the ONLY title that cannot playback. Same goes for Zappiti in case you wonder.



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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #438 on: July 06, 2019, 07:44 »
Yes, there is problem displaying the Dolby Atmos demo disc menu on Zidoo while Egreat have no issue with that. So far, this is the ONLY title that cannot playback. Same goes for Zappiti in case you wonder.



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Ah... U read my mind
I was thinking of trying out the other Z.....

Bro, wat avr are u I tending to get BTW
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #439 on: July 06, 2019, 11:54 »
Ah... U read my mind
I was thinking of trying out the other Z.....

Bro, wat avr are u I tending to get BTW

Not getting any new one...I'm keeping the Denon X8500H.

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #440 on: July 06, 2019, 15:22 »
No Onkyo 696? They say the DTS visualisation super powerful.. Like a huge breakthrough

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #441 on: July 06, 2019, 15:32 »
No Onkyo 696? They say the DTS visualisation super powerful.. Like a huge breakthrough

Do take note that with Heights channels, DTS Virtual X will not work.

Please note that DTS Virtual:X only works with speaker configurations that do not contain any Height-, ceiling or Dolby Atmos speakers. If you have set up such a system, DTS Virtual:X will not be available as sound mode.

Due to the license agreement, Dolby prohibits to use any third party 3D virtualisation technology such as DTS Virtual:X with any Dolby source material. Therefore, if the input signal is Dolby Digital (1.0 to 5.1), Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD or Dolby Atmos, DTS Virtual:X cannot be selected as sound mode. You may set the set the source player to output a decoded Dolby signal (such as PCM or Multichannel PCM) - if possible - to use the DTS Virtual:X sound mode.




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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #442 on: July 09, 2019, 17:10 »
Any one who knows better pricing for z9s or z10 and retailer? If it's OT please PM me

Thanks in advance :)
« Last Edit: July 09, 2019, 17:12 by 5th Avenue »
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #443 on: July 15, 2019, 00:04 »

Just order from taobao. I think Z9S likely will cost around $220. X9S maybe around $180. Just whack Z9S

Any one who knows better pricing for z9s or z10 and retailer? If it's OT please PM me

Thanks in advance :)

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #444 on: July 15, 2019, 00:06 »
I played the same bluray ripped mkv (file stored in my NAS) from both mibox (using vlc player) and zidoo z9s using typical media player. I find the video using vlc player will lag and sometimes jam whereas zidoo play the movie smoothly.. Anyone know why like this?

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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #445 on: July 15, 2019, 00:18 »
because the vlc is not direct decoding it and uses CPU to decode it which is very intensive for old CPU that don't support the latest codecs or simply not using the right setting to tap into the right resource if you've a capable GPU.
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #446 on: July 15, 2019, 07:42 »
X9s just selling $160+ in lazada, i bought my z9s for about $180 when they have offer in taobao, dunno why still have ppl craving local set x9s for $200+, just becoz of warranty? I do not know whose x9s ever spoiled within a year. Just grab it from taobao or lazada. But its still up to personal preference for those thinking warranty is the most important to consider.
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #447 on: July 15, 2019, 11:13 »
Agree with you,Zidoo x9s/z9s is not like oppo BDP that cost a thousand then warranty is a concern.
I also bought my Zidoo x9s from local Lazada at $125 (usual price $160) after a discounted $35 coupon from Lazada.
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #448 on: July 16, 2019, 12:42 »
Thanks to all who replied.  :) :) :)

Z9s no more on lazada. Only source now is Aliexpress at S$225 include shipping
 
Seem like z10 not that popular...is it because of $$$ or redundant features?

Cheers
« Last Edit: July 16, 2019, 12:45 by 5th Avenue »
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Re: Zidoo Media Players Only
« Reply #449 on: July 16, 2019, 13:20 »
Thanks to all who replied.  :) :) :)

Z9s no more on lazada. Only source now is Aliexpress at S$225 include shipping
 
Seem like z10 not that popular...is it because of $$$ or redundant features?

Cheers
Z9s never been listed in lazada. Ask any of your friend who has taobao account buy for you. Aliexpress usually just a platform to con ppl who dunno chinese and can only thru this alternate taobao platform. Or...purchase thru agent like ezbuy “buy for me”.
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