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post #121 of 130 Old 12-24-2012, 10:54 AM
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i can't seem to figure out how to use my tvpad as a USB media player. everything i read says it plays back alot of different file formats through usb, but i can't find the functions to allow me to do that. i inserted my usb drive with content on it into the tvpad, i have a check mark on the thumbdrive icon in the bottom right of the screen, but I can't figure out how to access the usb drive or play any of the content on it. can someone help? thanks and happy holidays!
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post #122 of 130 Old 12-28-2012, 05:38 PM
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Hello,

I had the same problem. Then my wife (who is Chinese) showed me that one must download media player apps using TVpad's app manager. The app for video playback is called Mvod. (For audio, it is called Mplayer. Apparently, you need a separate app to play audio files - I have not tried Mplayer myself.)

Once you start the app and point it to your USB drive, it will scan the drive and show you a list of files that can be played. If your drive has many videos, the scanning process will take quite a bit of time, which is really annoying. I do not think it is possible to disable the scanning process and instead ask the app to show you the drive's folder structure, so that you can navigate to the video yourself without TVpad wasting time with figuring out a complete list of video files on the drive.

Good luck,
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Kitabata, thanks for the review. I could be wrong, but it sounds like you have a pretty busy network with xbox, HTPC, slingbox and possibly other computers and pda on your network. The issues you are having with TVpad can probably be fixed by simply rebooting the router to clear the DHCP client table. As for your app loading slow, it's also internet related. TVpad is a bandwidth hog because it takes up both download and upload streams. So if you have other devices on your network it will affect TVpad's performance and vice versa. If you are using TVpad, other devices on the network may be affected.
Hope after a few days of use, you can give us an update.
Sorry for late reply, I was away. My network is clean, only the TVpad has problems and although I didn't mentioned it before I don't run all the devices at the same time. I upgraded to fw 3.24 from 2.62 same problems. I have connected directly to my router bypassing the wireless bridge and it works better. Same ****** sound though. Now it's just a waiting game wondering if or when the TVB channels get blocked.
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YOU CAN NOW RECORD TVPAD STREAMS!!!!
You can download the recorder app for TVpad M121s or M121.
It records to SD card, USB or Network Share! You can play the recorded file using TVpad or VLC player on other devices.
http://clubtvpad.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=380
My only wish is that you can set it to work like a DVR to wakeup and record at a certain time, on a certain channel, from a certain app, for a certain amount of time. I am certain that would be a great feature. wink.gif
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They say their servers were hacked a few days ago. This is affecting some users from connecting or reconnecting after a power down.

I just got one and after troubleshooting it and going over all the settings over and over. I almost gave up for the day. But a message popped up during the network test saying that the server had been hacked and people are still being affected from connecting. I ran the network test another 2 times then it finally connected. It is working now but I am afraid it won't connect again after I power it off and on.

I couldn't get the wireless to work. It would see the network SSID but wouldn't connect. I even put in the network settings manually but it still wouldn't connect. Resorted to ethernet. And before anyone asks. Yes, I know how to setup a router and client devices such as laptops, tablets, media players, etc.

Anyone know how to jump through multiple files? Some of the recorded VOD stuff has several hundred files and I dread having to push the down button a couple hundred times to get the file I want.
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I have heard conflicting remarks about whether the TVpad 3 uses a lot of upload bandwidth. In one stance, I was told the content you stream / download to watch is fed out again to share with others. In another instance, I was told there was only download streaming and no upload. Can anyone shed some light on this?
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I have heard conflicting remarks about whether the TVpad 3 uses a lot of upload bandwidth. In one stance, I was told the content you stream / download to watch is fed out again to share with others. In another instance, I was told there was only download streaming and no upload. Can anyone shed some light on this?

From what some people have posted online, that is pretty much how it works. It is sort of like peer to peer sharing/**********. When you are watching something the TVpad buffers some of the video and it is transmitted to other TVpad users.

It doesn't seem to use a tremendous amount of upload bandwidth but this could change when more people or less are watching the same thing.

I have noticed that it does use a lot of bandwidth in general. With the TVpad going I can browse and such on another machine without too much problem. This is on a cable internet connection.
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Do not buy from mtvpad.com they sell FAKE items

If you have tvpad 3 and have not upgrade to tvpad 4, don't buy from mtvpad.com. It's a waste of money! I bought one from a retail store for my mom, it is 1080P 超清. I bought another one from their official site mtvpad.com. It only works in 720P. It is a scam. I guess all China companies are out to cheat you out of your money. Go buy from a retail store. I tried calling their Hong Kong office. No one ever answered the phone.
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post #129 of 130 Old 07-17-2015, 06:22 PM
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mtvpad.com賣的是假貨

我係代理商鋪買了一部正貨, 在mtvpad.com買了一部佢話正貨. 我係代理商鋪買的正貨插入所有TV即有 1080P超清顯像, 插mtvpad.com買的垃圾貨所有TV及projector 轉為濛瀧不清之720p, 試左全屋四部超清TV, 一部超清projector都一樣! Call mtvpad.com 同chat with mtvpad.com網上rep都賴供應商的apps. 一係佢白痴,一係佢當我白痴, 四部超清TV, 一部超清projector,插我係代理商鋪買的 貨即有1080P超清顯像,插係mtvpad.com買 垃圾貨所有TV及projector即轉為濛瀧不 之720p,同一movie,兩秒之差,無可能賴供 商的apps. Now D仆街emails唔覆, 電話唔接. 唔好係mtvpad.com買, 佢話一年保養, 到有問題emails唔覆, 電話唔接! 有保養等如無! 正人渣公司!
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我係代理商鋪買了一部正貨, 在mtvpad.com買了一部佢話正貨. 我係代理商鋪買的正貨插入所有TV即有 1080P超清顯像, 插mtvpad.com買的垃圾貨所有TV及projector 轉為濛瀧不清之720p, 試左全屋四部超清TV, 一部超清projector都一樣! Call mtvpad.com 同chat with mtvpad.com網上rep都賴供應商的apps. 一係佢白痴,一係佢當我白痴, 四部超清TV, 一部超清projector,插我係代理商鋪買的 貨即有1080P超清顯像,插係mtvpad.com買 垃圾貨所有TV及projector即轉為濛瀧不 之720p,同一movie,兩秒之差,無可能賴供 商的apps. Now D仆街emails唔覆, 電話唔接. 唔好係mtvpad.com買, 佢話一年保養, 到有問題emails唔覆, 電話唔接! 有保養等如無! 正人渣公司!
where the stores located for reliable tvpad 4?
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