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    Mecool K5 DVB-T2 DVB-S2 2GB/16GB Android 9.0 TV Box Amlogic S905X3

    Mecool K5 DVB-T2 DVB-S2 2GB/16GB Android 9.0 TV Box Amlogic S905X3


    Specification as Found
    Brand: MECOOL
    Model: K5
    Type: TV Box
    GPU: Mali-G31
    System: Android 9.0
    CPU: Amlogic S905X3
    Core: Quad Core
    RAM: 2G RAM
    RAM Type: DDR4
    ROM: 16G ROM
    Max. Extended Capacity: TF card up to 64GB (not included)
    Color: Black
    Decoder Format: H.263, H.264, H.265, HD MPEG4
    Audio format: AAC, AAC, FLAC, AVE, MP3, OGG, RM, WMA, WMV
    Video format: VP9 Profile-2 up to 4Kx2K @ 60fps H.265 HEVC [email protected] up to 4Kx2K @ 60fps AVS2-P2 Profile up to 4Kx2K @ 60fps H.264 AVC [email protected] up to 4Kx2K @ 30fps
    Photo Format: JPG, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, JFIF ... etc photo format
    Support 5.1 Surround Sound Output: Yes
    5G WiFi: Yes
    WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Power Supply: Charge Adapter
    Interface: AV,DC 5V,HDMI,Optical,RJ45,TF card,USB2.0,USB3.0
    Antenna: Yes
    Language: Multi-language
    HDMI Version: 2.1
    Other Functions: DLNA,Miracast,Others
    HDMI Function: HDCP
    Power Consumption.: 5W
    RJ45 Port Speed: 10/100Mbps
    Power Type: External Power Adapter Mode
    Power Input Vol: 5V
    Power Adapter Input: 100-240V / 50-60Hz
    Power Adapter Output: 5V 2A
    Remote Controller Battery: 2 x AAA Battery ( not included )
    Product weight: 0.1650 kg
    Package weight: 0.3800 kg
    Product size (L x W x H): 13.00 x 10.90 x 3.18 cm / 5.12 x 4.29 x 1.25 inches
    Package size (L x W x H): 18.60 x 14.50 x 7.00 cm / 7.32 x 5.71 x 2.76 inches
    Package Contents: 1 x TV Box, 1 x Remote Control, 1 x Power Supply, 1 x HD Cable, 1 x English Manual

    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box/pp_009888153269.html?wid=1433363


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    Last edited by trebor; 01-06-2021, 14:38.
    treboR
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    #2
    Hi,works perfectly,how to enable root?

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      #3
      I found the rom for it at 4pda.ru

      I haven't tried it yet

      https://mega.nz/file/wKREQbrZ#yf4gK3...T9aDWHjpF97pW0

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        #4
        And...... ?

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fToveKeUKoI suggests its shite... but I suspect software needs improving

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          #5
          Thanks to Gearbest today we can have a close look at the
          MECOOL K5 DVB T2 + S2 + C Hybrid TV Box - Black 2GB RAM + 16GB ROM


          Description as Found:

          Smart Voice Control ATV Google Certified TV Box, Experience Genuine Google System
          The MECOOL K5, let your ordinary TV becomes a smart media player. It supports Google Cast and Google Home, you can also download various Google App, such as Youtube, Google Play Store, Google Music, Google Movies, Google Play, etc. to enrich your entertainment life.

          Main Features:
          ? Runs Android 9.0 on Amlogic S905X3, with high speed and smooth performance, which is designed to turn your regular TV into a smart one
          ? The Google Cast allows you to enjoy this entertainment through a wide array of devices like a tablet, smartphone or laptop. It's just tap and go
          ? Voice command capabilities which means you can make voice commands instead of punching down instructions. Simply hold press the voice control key to activate the voice command feature
          ? Equipped with an impressive 2GB of DDR4 RAM which means plenty of space and high-speed performance
          ? Enjoy an H.265 supportive, Mali-G31 MP2 decoding graphics processor, which provides user with professional image processing
          ? 2.4GHz and 5GHz dual-band WiFi offers dual-band support. It also comes with integrated connectors like USB 2.0 and USB 3.0
          ? Equipped with 100M LAN Interface for unfettered internet surfing
          ? HDR support, you'll be able to enjoy high-quality and super clear 4K images with the option to add subtitles to any type of video content that you're watching
          ? Smart breathing light function which flashes red when the device is in hibernation or standby mode. And it flashes blue when it's turned on
          ? Small in size which makes it easy to place anywhere in your house

          Being a Amlogic 905x3 CPU should be OK A9 and all the Bits:
          Lets see what we have:


          The Box: Bit of a rough trip:



          What's in the Box:






          Ports Available:








          Let's have a look inside: Top side:


          Other side:


          Wifi Chip: Realtek:


          Ram: Skhynix:






          http://gbe.st/302xIw2:
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            #6
            But reviews say it's rubbish. Needs firmware fixes I think

            Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk

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              #7
              Mecool K5 DVB-T2 DVB-S2 2GB/16GB Android 9.0 TV Box Amlogic S905X3
              Well, everyone has an opinion and entitled too.

              New boxes do are a little rough around the edges and with time they can improve

              Going here getting the current update
              http://www.videostrong.com/xiazai/
              https://mega.nz/folder/vMsWzQ6L#Zfej4ylwQ6Vki5XHZAUGcg

              Improves google and no doubt many other things

              Video Play is just about getting the Codecs and stuff together

              Maybe a Custom roms should work as well.....many about to try....early days;


              Mecool K5 DVB-T2 DVB-S2 2GB/16GB Android 9.0 TV Box Amlogic S905X3
              http://gbe.st/302xIw2:

              More on the K5 soon:



              treboR
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                #8
                Sure, but why they release stuff that ISNT ready/fixed is beyond comprehension



                Review summary - NOT GOOD!
                ???????

                https://androidpctv.com/review-mecool-k5-opinion/ 6.8 out of 10 (ouch!)

                PROS
                • Tunners DVB-T2/C/S2
                • Android 9 stable
                • Fluid use
                • Multiple ports
                • Cheap
                CONS
                • No android navigation bars
                • No reset button
                • Quite hot

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                • trebor
                  trebor commented
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                  Do you own one, don't like it send it back easy
                  You have made 3 post about its faults
                  Your point has been noted,
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