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GuyM
post Oct 14 2017, 09:37 AM

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QUOTE(BOTAK_WAI @ Oct 14 2017, 12:15 AM)
Recently I am aiming this, not sure if anyone here got this and share review.

http://www.lazada.com.my/mini-m8s-pro-smar...23654.html?ff=1
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Isn't this exactly the Beelink you are having now bro
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post Oct 14 2017, 10:45 AM

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QUOTE(BOTAK_WAI @ Oct 14 2017, 12:15 AM)
Recently I am aiming this, not sure if anyone here got this and share review.

http://www.lazada.com.my/mini-m8s-pro-smar...23654.html?ff=1
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Same manufacturer who make beelink product...
BOTAK_WAI
post Oct 14 2017, 10:54 AM

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QUOTE(GuyM @ Oct 14 2017, 09:37 AM)
Isn't this exactly the Beelink you are having now bro
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i am not using beelink now. my box pass to my bro already...haha
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post Oct 14 2017, 11:16 AM

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If it shares similar internals, manufacturer and different exterior.. Then it's probably just that.. Same device, different shell. So expect similar performance.
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post Oct 14 2017, 12:12 PM

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QUOTE(BOTAK_WAI @ Oct 14 2017, 10:54 AM)
i am not using beelink now. my box pass to my bro already...haha
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Lol! If you are buying then you'd know what to expect based on previous experience....

QUOTE(voncrane @ Oct 14 2017, 11:16 AM)
If it shares similar internals, manufacturer and different exterior.. Then it's probably just that.. Same device, different shell. So expect similar performance.
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Sums it up
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post Oct 14 2017, 12:14 PM

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QUOTE(voncrane @ Oct 14 2017, 11:16 AM)
If it shares similar internals, manufacturer and different exterior.. Then it's probably just that.. Same device, different shell. So expect similar performance.
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QUOTE(GuyM @ Oct 14 2017, 12:12 PM)
Lol! If you are buying then you'd know what to expect based on previous experience....
Sums it up
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hope no dark screen bug sweat.gif
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post Oct 14 2017, 02:25 PM

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QUOTE(BOTAK_WAI @ Oct 14 2017, 12:14 PM)
hope no dark screen bug sweat.gif
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But did you flash your previous unit with different ROM?
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post Oct 14 2017, 06:16 PM

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QUOTE(BOTAK_WAI @ Oct 14 2017, 12:14 PM)
hope no dark screen bug sweat.gif
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Bought the mini m8s pro 2 months back. The box is fast but can get very hot running Kodi...registering 75c with CPU Temp app. The stock Marshmallow it came with is good but sometimes freeze when switching on WiFi... don't know if this only on my box.

I'm modifying the box for more ventilation. I believe with the amount of heat generated, the box won't last very long.
And for the dark screen, it's still there unfortunately (for the stock fw). Currently I'm using Beelink GT1 Rom from Alvatech of Freaktab Here. I'm experiencing no freezing so far with it...and the good part is darkscrern is fixed with this rom.
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post Oct 14 2017, 06:21 PM

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QUOTE(GuyM @ Oct 14 2017, 02:25 PM)
But did you flash your previous unit with different ROM?
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my previous unit S905 no issue sweat.gif

QUOTE(mywife @ Oct 14 2017, 06:16 PM)
Bought the mini m8s pro 2 months back. The box is fast but can get very hot running Kodi...registering 75c with CPU Temp app. The stock Marshmallow it came with is good but sometimes freeze when switching on WiFi... don't know if this only on my box.

I'm modifying the box for more ventilation. I believe with the amount of heat generated, the box won't last very long.
And for the dark screen, it's still there unfortunately (for the stock fw). Currently I'm using Beelink GT1 Rom from Alvatech of Freaktab Here. I'm experiencing no freezing so far with it...and the good part is darkscrern is fixed with this rom.
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wow...i saw the internal part i thought the heatsink sufficient to tame the S912 but according to your review I think the old T95 Max seems like a safer bet.

mini m8s pro now got android 7.1.2 firmware

https://chinagadgetsreviews.com/download-an...pro-tv-box.html
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post Oct 16 2017, 07:23 AM

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Hi,

Anyone knows who can provide service for unbrixing tvbox?
Mine m8s box bricked and kind of give up.

Cheers
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post Oct 16 2017, 08:42 AM

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QUOTE(BOTAK_WAI @ Oct 14 2017, 06:21 PM)
my previous unit S905 no issue sweat.gif
wow...i saw the internal part i thought the heatsink sufficient to tame the S912 but according to your review I think the old T95 Max seems like a safer bet.

mini m8s pro now got android 7.1.2 firmware

https://chinagadgetsreviews.com/download-an...pro-tv-box.html
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Yeah, regarding the heatsink I thought so too. But seems like it's still not suppressing the heat well. Maybe 75c is normal for current standard of cpu/SoC but I just don't feel comfortable with it haha...hence the modification.

I've tried the official update android 7.1.2, yup...no issue on dark screen anymore but the absence of navigation and notification bars is really a turn off for me. Maybe they will bring back the bars on their next update (if there's any at all). For the time being, have to stick to Alvatech's.

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post Oct 16 2017, 10:31 AM

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QUOTE(qzplx @ Oct 16 2017, 07:23 AM)
Hi,

Anyone knows who can provide service for unbrixing tvbox?
Mine m8s box bricked and kind of give up.

Cheers
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Boxes are kind of cheap these days, I guess people would rather buy new boxes than paying someone else to unbrick the box.

Would you pay if someone is charging you RM 50-100 for unbricking it ? wink.gif
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post Oct 16 2017, 12:23 PM

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QUOTE(mywife @ Oct 16 2017, 08:42 AM)
Yeah, regarding the heatsink I thought so too. But seems like it's still not suppressing the heat well. Maybe 75c is normal for current standard of cpu/SoC but I just don't feel comfortable with it haha...hence the modification.

I've tried the official update android 7.1.2, yup...no issue on dark screen anymore but the absence of navigation and notification bars is really a turn off for me. Maybe they will bring back the bars on their next update (if there's any at all). For the time being, have to stick to Alvatech's.
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at least no dark screen issue then the box is usable...haha


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post Oct 17 2017, 11:20 AM

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guys, any reliable seller for minix neo u9??
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post Oct 17 2017, 12:45 PM

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hi guys..i am thinking of getting a good reliable not expensive android box. the main purpose is to watch movies and live sports. can anyone suggest 1?
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post Oct 17 2017, 07:23 PM

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QUOTE(zeroox @ Oct 17 2017, 11:20 AM)
guys, any reliable seller for minix neo u9??
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Search this thread or head over to the Garage sales section.. I guarantee you'll find a reliable seller.

QUOTE(HD-10 @ Oct 17 2017, 12:45 PM)
hi guys..i am thinking of getting a good reliable not expensive android box. the main purpose is to watch movies and live sports. can anyone suggest 1?
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See page title la..
qzplx
post Yesterday, 10:02 AM

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QUOTE(puchongite @ Oct 16 2017, 11:31 AM)
Boxes are kind of cheap these days, I guess people would rather buy new boxes than paying someone else to unbrick the box.

Would you pay if someone is charging you RM 50-100 for unbricking it ? wink.gif
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Ahaha, then i its time to say good bye to my m8s

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post Yesterday, 11:03 AM

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QUOTE(zeroox @ Oct 17 2017, 11:20 AM)
guys, any reliable seller for minix neo u9??
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Lookup Therion at garage sales.. for Apple TV 4
QUOTE(HD-10 @ Oct 17 2017, 12:45 PM)
hi guys..i am thinking of getting a good reliable not expensive android box. the main purpose is to watch movies and live sports. can anyone suggest 1?
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Nvidia Shield!..

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