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SiliconDust HDHR4-2US HDHomeRun Connect 2-Tuner ATSC DLNA/UPnP Compatible Streaming Media Player
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Easy to set up pc dvr but setting up a media server with the rest of your network is a different story.

Can stream to android phone or tablet.

Cons: Unless you want to watch OTA on your pc, or want a pc dvr, or don't own a digital tv, or tuner, then this has little usefulness. Must of what they state on their website and product box is nonsense.

No documentation whatsoever.

Other Thoughts: I bought this because I have a spare b-player with wireless and I wanted to use it in another room to watch tv without having to run another antenna line or micky mouse with another indoor antenna. Also, I wanted to record OTA broadcasts which I usually miss.

For the first purpose, this is a dud. My LG b-player can't see the dlna server on the tuner. If I use their app (cost separately) to stream from the tuner to my tablet and then to the LG (and tv) it works but only for a couple of minutes and then it's dead. If I use my Sony b-player, I can stream from the tuner to the b-player but that's completely worthless to me.

Setting up a pc dvr was very simple but not entirely because of this tuner. I mean most of the simplicity is in windows media center. Once I had the antenna placed and got good reception (this is very important) using windows media center to set up recording is great. Very slick. Much like using a cable dvr. However (and this is not an issue with the tuner), I have not found a way to stream these to my tv with either of my b-player boxes but I don't know if it's the pc server, or the b-players, or both.

There's literally no documentation with this box and no explanation of the setup app or the config app. This is ridiculous and inexcusable. Not happy that I had to spend so much time figuring out what works, and doesn't work, and work thru the hype.

And this box is really overhyped, literally. I have the product box in front of me and it shows a tv or monitor connected to a router. Huh? If you have a smart tv, or even a digital tv, I can't see why you would use this tuner. All you can do with this box is stream and change channels which is more useful directly from your tv. Similarly, I can't see why you want to stream to a b-player (also in the box diagram). It's just another way of streaming to your tv. If you don't have a tv, or a digital tuner, that's different.

Note, the digital signal is very important. You need an excellent antenna and you need excellent signal strength for each channnel.

You can stream to android if you buy their app. This may be the only reason I don't return this. I find it sometimes useful to watch e.g. the, news at the same time as something else but a picture-in-picture would also work, if you have it on your tv. You can also stream from android to a b-player and thus to your tv but again why would you want to? Note too, how well this works depends on your antenna reception. I mean, the app messes up in strange ways if you're not getting excellent reception.

Setting up your own pc dvr is the only reason I can see to buy this box (or if you just like to watch tv on your pc or laptop). I'm not sure what other options are available. I bought this on a whim. The last time I bought a tv tuner was about 15 years ago. It cost a bit more but had many more features like video input and capture which this doesn't do, so in my opinion this is overpriced and o

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True Image BRTN360 High Yield Black Toner Replaces Brother TN-360 TN360 TN-330 TN330
  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: none whatsoever

Cons: bought two of these and both left serious streaks in everything I printed. i couldn't return it because i already clipped out the upc symbol.

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Ozeri ZK011 Precision Pro Stainless Steel Digital Kitchen Scale with Oversized Weighing Platform
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Normally I wouldn't waste my time but I got an interesting email from the company asking me to submit a review. I cook but not seriously therefore I don't measure. Just throw stuff in a pot. However occasionally I need a postal scale. The only way I can tell the accuracy is by weighing a penny or nickel. A nickel is 5g exact. Penny 2.5g. Several measures gave me different weights but was within 1 gram. That is, the accuracy seems to be +/- 1 gram. Okay for my use I guess. I've only had it a week though so we'll see although I read several other reviews that said they didn't have any problems even after a year.

Cons: I knocked off an egg because I really don't know how reliable this is. It seems pretty well built but.... the product box was pretty smashed in on one side. This happened before it was repacked by newegg. The scale itself wasn't damaged though and it still seemed to be accurate however a scale is not the kind of thing that you want to be knocking around so shame on whoever shipped this.

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norm w.'s Profile

Display Name: norm w.

Date Joined: 02/01/05

  • Reviews: 22
  • Helpfulness: 14
  • First Review: 12/22/09
  • Last Review: 12/17/14
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