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Here in the US ameriDroid carries the full line of ODROIDs and currently has the C4 in stock. I have purchased numerous untis from them (as well as others I know) with fast delivery and zero issues.
 

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Too bad one of the better-known brands like Opponents, Xiaomi or OnePlus doesn't put together a box, try to get certification from Netflix and such.

Of course if Netflix certified it, then it would probably piss off Google, Apple, Roku, etc.
 

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The Chinese boxes are perfectly capable of certification and some of them like Minix are certified. The problem is the whole process is controlled by media companies and is done to exclude competition and for profit. It is completely unfair. its like not allowing the wifi signal from a router or electricity to power a device that doesn't pay you fees and doesnt threaten your business - its basically another form of DRM but even worse.

Its quite sad that perfectly great hardware is crippled by these companies to punish people.
 

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t 23.976 all the time. As I said before, I don't have Netflix to test but others already verified it as 23.976 unless you get to pick 4K smpte mode which is 24.000.
How are you powering that hub? Do you have a special PD plug that goes in the wall, or just a regular (Fast Charger)? I purchased 2 different USB power delivery hubs(Aukey and Anker) and both fail to power it enough. I have even tried the charger that came with the GTV and it will not work.
 

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How are you powering that hub? Do you have a special PD plug that goes in the wall, or just a regular (Fast Charger)? I purchased 2 different USB power delivery hubs(Aukey and Anker) and both fail to power it enough. I have even tried the charger that came with the GTV and it will not work.
The hub I have is exteremly flexible when it comes to power source. I can use any of the following:
  • My 35w PD power charger.
  • My old USB 2.0 charger.
  • The USB charger come with the CCGTV.

Other gubs could consume more power that requires more juice from the USB port.

Anything that can offer 5v 1.5A will do.
 

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The hub I have is exteremly flexible when it comes to power source. I can use any of the following:
  • My 35w PD power charger.
  • My old USB 2.0 charger.
  • The USB charger come with the CCGTV.
Other gubs could consume more power that requires more juice from the USB port.

Anything that can offer 5v 1.5A will do.
That is what i thought. I tried the GTV charger and a quickcharge 3.0 charger. Guess i will return both and get the one you got.
 

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So it turns out that that Aukey hub powered the GTV if i used a chromebook charger with it, but the ethernet still didn't work correctly. I purchased the hub you recommended and it worked with the GTV charger.
 

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So it turns out that that Aukey hub powered the GTV if i used a chromebook charger with it, but the ethernet still didn't work correctly. I purchased the hub you recommended and it worked with the GTV charger.
My Aukey hub worked fine except for ethernet as well. Didn't spend a lot of time troubleshooting, but did try a few different power supplies and no problems even with a 2A USB for powering the GTV.
 

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I think the OS lacks driver support for different ethernet chipset. It only works for certain realtek gigabit ethernet chip.
 

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Has anyone been able to access their NBC Sports Gold subscriptions using the NBC Sports app on the new Chromecast with Google TV? None of my subscriptions are working. Yet they work fine using my Roku based NBC Sports app (with Xfinity authorization).
 

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Does anyone know if I can match frame rate to the content I’m watching?

most importantly for Netflix because I get occasional stutter here and there
 

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The 4k smpte option only shows up when I hook it up to the Oppo. It doesn't give a 1080p smpte choice. And the 4k smpte option disappears when I hook it up directly to my Vizio.
I'm also seeing 4K smpte option below the 4K 24Hz option. And no smpte option listed for 1080p resolution. My GTV Chromecast is connected to a HDMI switch with audio extractor to AVR through separate HDMI audio only port. TV HDMI isn't fed through my AVR; just from the HDMI switch only.

I'd also add that I do get 1080p HDR @ 29.97fps for Fox 4K channel in Fubo TV app for this device (not the fake HDR; I've enabled HDR dynamic matching in Chromecast display settings). There's a manual switch option in that app for tool setting with GTV Chromecast to set HDR output to [email protected] I'm not sure what YTTV does with framerate but YTTV nerd stats says 60fps?

Some unusual framerates I saw reported with this same tool in Fubo TV app: framerates of 59.94006fps and some are reporting [email protected] No idea what that last framerate is? I did enable game mode in Chromecast advanced display settings.

I'm hoping Android 11 brings framerate matching. But my purchase was a reaction to Fubo TV having cloud DVR issues when viewing sports delayed in DVR cloud buffer. I got the YTTV promo offer for $20 off for 3 months with this buy. I'm pausing my Fubo TV sub; hopefully that issue gets fixed before 3 months pause ends.

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What does everyone think of this new Chromecast so far?
I might get myself one either this weekend or early next week.
 

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What does everyone think of this new Chromecast so far?
I might get myself one either this weekend or early next week.
It's probably easier to answer specific questions about the device at this point, or at least indicate your intended use and set up. The last 10 or so pages of this thread contain some very active and detailed discussions of what people here think. TL;DR: it depends on how you'll be using it and what your PQ/AQ expectations/needs are.
 

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Took "Sabrina" with me and my wife to a hotel last weekend. Hooked her up and was able to watch my DVR'd YTTV shows. The three of us got along nicely.
 

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Took "Sabrina" with me and my wife to a hotel last weekend. Hooked her up and was able to watch my DVR'd YTTV shows. The three of us got along nicely.
Did you hook it up to hotel WiFi. I've had some struggles trying to do that with my Shield. Almost bought one of those little travel routers but I'm not out enjoy to really need it.
 

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Did you hook it up to hotel WiFi. I've had some struggles trying to do that with my Shield. Almost bought one of those little travel routers but I'm not out enjoy to really need it.
Yes, I used hotel wifi, which was good for the most part, but bogged down as you would expect during peak times.
 

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It's probably easier to answer specific questions about the device at this point, or at least indicate your intended use and set up. The last 10 or so pages of this thread contain some very active and detailed discussions of what people here think. TL;DR: it depends on how you'll be using it and what your PQ/AQ expectations/needs are.
Okay, I'll break it down like this. How's the overall UI compared to its rivals such as Amazon Fire TV and Roku. And also how does it handle HDR such as Dolby Vision from various supported apps like Netflix, Amazon Video, YouTube, Vudu, etc.?
Lastly, I like how the Google Chromecast offers the HBOMax app unlike Roku and Amazon which makes it a selling point for me as well.
 
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