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by risu
Jan 22nd, '17, 16:34
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I asked them more information, they are the sole reseller of iSakura for Europe so it's a reliable store . Europe = reliable ? lol I know what i'm talking about. Also all the stream providers are chinese, hence i prefer a chinese reseller for better communication and reactivity. The price disavanta...
by risu
Jan 18th, '17, 20:05
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

liny wrote:If you are living in France or Europe you also can find Japanese IPTV with the TV box eventually on this website http://www.nekonection.com
j'en connais qui vont avoir des problèmes avec la justice ...
by risu
Dec 27th, '16, 17:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Hi, @iSakura users : i often have the green message saying the video will stop after 1 minute if no action. The problem is it appears to often, sometimes every 10 minutes or so ... very annoying ! Eventually i miss to execute an action and i have to restart from the beginning :x Anyone encountering ...
by risu
Sep 12th, '16, 06:46
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Seems iSakura is testing H265 video.
4 channels named with H265 in the name appeared.
by risu
Sep 2nd, '16, 14:02
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Hello there! I've been testing Isakura on my phone and everything's great so far. Now I want to install it in my Android TV BOx but it gives me an error when entering the activation code. Do I have to order a subscription again in order to get a new activation code for a new device? thanks in advan...
by risu
Jul 25th, '16, 07:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

juki wrote:I'm from France and I don't have the issue Risu have (keep fingers crossed), I think it's because I'm with an other ISP : Orange.
Interesting because i asked friends with SFR and Orange to do tests : didn't work either ...
by risu
Jul 22nd, '16, 08:51
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

After a month of use, my personal review of iSakura : + a lot of channels + good image / sound quality + fast and nice interface + good service stability overall - french users can't reach the authentication server with most ISP : the replay program list isn't updated. The only solution from seller ...
by risu
Jul 18th, '16, 07:18
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

djandy76 wrote:Is this an unfortunate aspect of the iSakura service, or a bug that needs reporting?
Same happened with iHome. I guess nothing can be done on provider's side.
Maybe, on client side, we could delay the video to sync with the audio.
by risu
Jul 11th, '16, 07:00
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

mikao wrote:i use vpn now and all is back to normal !
:cheers:
It doesn't slow down your connection ?
by risu
Jul 7th, '16, 09:51
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I also got some freezes and video not starting but hopefully, it's rare. What pisses me off is that i can't reach the authentication server and the replay list is not updated. I found the ip address of this server, i did a ping test on it with my DSL line => timeout. I asked friends to do the same p...
by risu
Jul 4th, '16, 07:03
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Reading your comments, i see i'm not the only one who had troubles with iSakura. I did the trial without problem. When i paid for one year, it didn't work at all. The provider said there was nothing on his side. I checked my MAC address = it doesn't change. I uninstall the apk = i lost my user ID an...
by risu
Jul 1st, '16, 09:31
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I really hope things will be back to normal from July 2nd with Japan Net TV.
I recently subscribed for one year of iSakura service and, despite of support i received, it doesn't work :-(
by risu
May 13th, '16, 11:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

supabakakun wrote:I am wondering what channels the new ones will replace. On the survey it asked what channels people wouldn't mind if they were dropped.
You believe there's a limitation of provided channels ? New ones have to replace existing ones ?
by risu
May 13th, '16, 11:18
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

iSakura will add Fuji1, Fuji Next, TBS2, Eisei Gekijo as 1st stage soon. and Music Japan TV, m-on, G+, AT-X at the 2nd stage.
by risu
May 11th, '16, 13:31
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I can tell you a few of these. NHK G大阪 - This is just the original NHK. There isn't much difference between whether it comes out of Tokyo or Osaka. IMAGICA BS - This is a movie channel. It might have some original programming, but it is mostly movies. ファミリー劇場, チャンネルNECO - This is general programmin...
by risu
May 6th, '16, 08:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Hi all, it's decided, iHome is dead for me, i have the money (and soon an Android box) to get a new IPTV solution. As for today, iSakura seems to best. But regarding to the price and the image quality, i consider WorldTV as a good challenger. I know WorldTV has "only" 5 days replay but my choice wil...
by risu
Apr 26th, '16, 06:57
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

By the way, does anyone else have slow loading issue with IsakuraTV recently? I didn't have any issue at the beginning and everything was ok, but now some shows are missing on the replay, and sometimes the app can't load the channels. Sometimes have some buffering issues on the live channels. Also ...
by risu
Apr 21st, '16, 15:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Get a Tronsmart Android box to have something stable and regularly updated.
by risu
Apr 17th, '16, 15:54
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

mikao wrote:I do not know if everyone has seen but there is a comparison table on japannettv :
https://japannettv.com/shop/index.php?r ... ation_id=8
:roll
Thanks, i didn't notice !
This reseller gives accurate information, up-to-date and regularly !
by risu
Apr 4th, '16, 06:45
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

zeo wrote:I get the feeling since that box was out for so long, all other providers just copy the UI to make it easier on the user base.
Oh no, this UI had been copied long ago.
by risu
Mar 24th, '16, 15:17
Forum: Other Japanese TV Shows
Topic: Site for downloading Japanese Variety Shows
Replies: 447
Views: 77153

Re: Site for downloading Japanese Variety Shows

goemon74 wrote:so such websites were the only possibility for us to watch japanese shows
No :
Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas
by risu
Mar 22nd, '16, 10:51
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

iHome user here and I've pretty much lost hope of iHome coming back. Is there a consensus on the best replacement option in terms of quality and selection of channels? In terms of quality, check above : http://www.d-addicts.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=1752071#p1752071 supabakakun tried several solut...
by risu
Feb 16th, '16, 08:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Just a note of warning - a friend of mine pulled apart the Hikari TV APK provided by JapannetTV, and it looks extremely suspicious. Not only can it download and install other software on its own (a typical sign of malware), it hides it notifications, grabs rights for pretty much everything (text me...
by risu
Feb 4th, '16, 08:13
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Not sure if this is the sort of response other subscribers to the iHome (Linux) service have received, by I got the following forwarded to me by a friend who contacted them in Chinese: " IPTV is generally full of risks, the policy behind the recent government crackdown focuses on iHome, with the re...
by risu
Jan 18th, '16, 23:19
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Got an answer from my aliexpress seller about iHome.
Told me to wait 3-5 weeks and it will be OK.
by risu
Jan 12th, '16, 09:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

WORLDTV (Android): Buffer problems, freezes, choppy, unwatchable. JPHD (WIndows10): Buffer problems, freezes, choppy, unwatchable. SKYLIVE (Android): Many channels don't work (Korean), streams sometime freeze, choppy. You sure you don't have any problem with your internet connection currently ? I'm...
by risu
Jan 5th, '16, 20:08
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

jsternbe wrote:The reason why I think he closed shop is that if you look, he isn't actually selling any products. He is down to four products listed (including an old version of Maige) and none of it is in stock.
Well, you're right. There was more products last time i looked.
Today = none ! :O
by risu
Jan 4th, '16, 15:02
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I think that Mark has closed shop without saying anything. Looks like Mark only closed his japanese TV section. It's honest not to sell product with unstable service at the moment (some continue selling iHome without warning). I had news from him mi-december, he told me to wait a month or so for th...
by risu
Dec 30th, '15, 08:28
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

MisoraHibari wrote:Recently can't run the application for JPHD.
Absolutely no problem running JPHD. You may check your computer.
by risu
Dec 25th, '15, 22:38
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Pause is the space bar.
FF, you have to grab and move to the right the cursor at the bottom of the screen.
by risu
Dec 17th, '15, 08:07
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Status of Uchi TV :
Login Server Issue - Provider can not give us estimated recovery time

Star channels replay not working
English channels are not working
:-(
by risu
Dec 15th, '15, 16:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

MisoraHibari wrote:And both 1 month suscription for Hikari apk and Ihome 2 apk seems to have disappeared from japannettv. Why?
I've noticed that.
Maybe they don't want to overload the server during december with people like me using it as a temporary solution.
by risu
Dec 15th, '15, 09:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

hmmm ... 2 days without answer from JapannetTV when i want to subscribe after my trial ... Btw JPHD not working so well : some crashes, replay out of order yesterday ... Update : he replied at my second email. JPHD has server troubles. The guy honestly confirmed that all IPTV services are experienci...
by risu
Dec 13th, '15, 08:12
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

kasukabe wrote:Japan Net TV?
Yes, that guy is really fast. Sometimes, i think he never sleeps :D
The guy is japanese, not chinese. Different customer's service culture.
by risu
Dec 12th, '15, 10:58
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I'm currently using JPHD as a temporary solution during iHome breakdown. I have a mini pc connected to the TV. Got a trial from Japan Net TV. Very reactive company, gave me a 3 days training for the week-end instead of one as mentionned :wub: They might be my next provider ;) Comparing to iHome : Th...
by risu
Dec 10th, '15, 09:47
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Thanks.
I'm mainly interested by NihonTV, TBS, FujiTV, BS Premium.
Too bad there's no replay for Disney

Edit: i could try JPHD, i already have a Windows mini-PC. Server looks OK.
by risu
Dec 10th, '15, 07:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I will miss the end of the year specials :pale: Uchi TV has been stable these past few weeks, and Japannettv.com is offering it as a $20USD monthly subscription . If you have access to a rooted android device, it might be worth it so as not to miss out on all the upcoming fun programming. I thought...
by risu
Dec 9th, '15, 17:07
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Update from my seller :
Now server has few problem,and need to wait 3-5 weeks,and it is be extended dates,and reply to you.

I will miss the end of the year specials :pale:
by risu
Dec 7th, '15, 09:25
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

kasukabe wrote:Hikari APK is down at this time. :(
I've watched until 4:00 JST, now just the menu appear.
Good to know.
I started looking for another product during the iHome breakdown but i'll just wait if it's really a global breakdown and nothing is stable.
by risu
Dec 3rd, '15, 17:45
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

jsternbe wrote:The point is that there are less places to be caught or grab attention. You can easily develop an apk overseas and then only have to hide the service.
APK is totally dependent on Android OS, hence Google policy.
Linux isn't linked to any such corporation.
by risu
Dec 3rd, '15, 12:22
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I like the stand alone boxes better, but I think it is safer to distribute APKs. One of the things that they have been cracking down on are the manufacturers of these IPTV boxes. I think it might be easier for software to fly under the radar. The client, APK or stand alone box, doesn't matter, if y...
by risu
Dec 2nd, '15, 12:46
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Regarding iHome outage, a chinese guy received this answer yesderday : For more stable quality services, 11/29-12/06 iHome ip900 will stop service around 1 week, please kindly wait. So : - outage was known to last a week (the link previously posted about the server status didn't have correct informa...
by risu
Dec 1st, '15, 09:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Looks like the iHome service has gone completely for the time being. Yesterday, there was a scrolling message saying that they we temporarily disrupted due to government reforms and that they'd aim to share a renewal date soon, but now the service has completely vanished! All I see when I boot my i...
by risu
Nov 23rd, '15, 08:02
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

iHome still working perfectly.
I warned about an IPTV provider that add and remove channel without further notice. Now they are down, looks pretty amateur to me.
by risu
Sep 24th, '15, 09:15
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Thanks! Any thoughts on the picture quality of ihome vs ihome II. Some say ihome II is worse, but others says it's great. Has anyone here used both and formed an opinion? Unfortunately people don't tell the display size and type they use to watch iHome. It has a direct impact on the image quality y...
by risu
Aug 28th, '15, 11:24
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

supabakakun wrote:To my surprise Maige TV Added Tokyo MX 1 and Tokyo MX 2. All they need to add is all 3 Star Channels, and it would make me a very happy person. :D
A bit scary to know channels can appear and disappear without notice :unsure:
by risu
Aug 27th, '15, 09:34
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Something maybe not mentionned about IHome IP900 : the remote control is pretty efficient.
I image it's a RF one, i can control the machine in any position, any place from my living room.
Not like all others i have which require to be right in front to work.
by risu
Aug 24th, '15, 11:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

So i came back from holidays and noticed my IHome IP900 subscription has expired. I'm very happy with the machine and the service, my wife put pressure on me to reactivate it asap, so i don't really compare with other products and renew the subscription with Mark from Aliexpress. It was 250USD, mayb...
by risu
Jul 29th, '15, 07:21
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

vchick2 wrote:I found a website to watch JDrama in HD Quality for FREE, you may like this site :-) (Insert URL here). :thumleft:
Please stop spamming the forum with your website. :offtopic:
by risu
Jul 21st, '15, 06:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

frag2 wrote:All the prices listed there are overpriced by ~50USD min.
Absolutely. IHome is 269$ on Aliexpress !
by risu
Jul 20th, '15, 09:14
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Hikari works really well. Picture is really good, similar to iHome IP900. Some channels seems to be real HD on Hikari. Also Hikari as more channels then iHome IP900. The replay works well, with some channels the replay is a minute late but when it's the case i go to previous hour and fast forward(s...
by risu
Jul 17th, '15, 06:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Has anyone experienced any problems with their iHome unit recently? Mine froze on the white map screen during the boot sequence, and refused to progress to the channel-select screen. Is this an indication something's failing in the unit itself, or perhaps the SD Card? Any help would be most appreci...
by risu
Jul 6th, '15, 06:52
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

pato wrote:I know but what i mean is why the ihome company doesn't make one offering more channels.
They have a certain bandwith to broadcast theirs channels.
When you increase the number of channels with the same bandwith you must reduce the quality/service.
Simple as that.
by risu
Jun 10th, '15, 13:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Sure, it depends on the profile used with the x264 compression and how powerfull is the box to decode it. But, appart from this, another important critera is the number of servers they have and where they are located to provide the best service. It is very difficult to have accurate information from...
by risu
Jun 10th, '15, 06:57
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

IHome requires a minimum of 4mbps, Hikari 3mbps.
Hence, I suppose Hikari image quality is lower.
by risu
Jun 9th, '15, 08:08
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

There's a new video on YouTube that might help: it showcases the iHome II's new UI and gives you a pretty good idea of the video quality. Just do a search on: "freesuntv ihome ii" and watch the vid titled "Ihome II Japanese iptv box with 72 live channels", dated May 25, 2015. Don't know if watching...
by risu
Jun 8th, '15, 07:03
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

But the image quality is it really worst, i mean is there a really big difference between iHome and iHome 2? Really depends on the size of the display you're using and the content you're watching. For me, even IHome is not great with action movies on a 40 inches screen because of the macroblocks ap...
by risu
Jun 5th, '15, 06:53
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I would like to know if anyone is using there iHome2 tv box? I have iHome tv box and i love it but i'm kind of interested in the iHome2 since it as more channels. Is it reliable as iHome? Just read the current page, there's a lot of comments about it. It was also called Raku TV. More channels but l...
by risu
Jun 4th, '15, 08:16
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Thank you for sharing http://japannettv.com/ :D I see that I can renew iHome subscription here also, if Mark doesn't respond back with my inquiry for renewal. For information, i just read on http://japannettv.com/ : Sorry we can not renew your subscription if you bought the machine from other distr...
by risu
May 26th, '15, 08:11
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Question for other iHome users. I've had the iHome for a few months now and I'm absolutely loving it except sometimes the stream will freeze and the box will simply just turn off. I don't know if this problem is specific to my box or others have experienced a similar issue. It's not that often so i...
by risu
May 26th, '15, 07:07
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Ending my first year with IHome and i will renew for sure !
by risu
May 21st, '15, 07:40
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Most of your questions have answers in this topic.
by risu
Apr 19th, '15, 07:30
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I formatted the iHome sdcard and put it back empty in the slot.
I confirm that the iHome works well and recreate the needed file.

Also, seems working a bit faster.
by risu
Apr 15th, '15, 06:33
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Those of you using iHome, is there a wiki or instructable or some other single source to explain it? I've read the various posts here, but it seems quite complex and hard to follow. And are there any absolute Do Nots? I don't see how hard is the iHome. The attached manual explains what you need to ...
by risu
Apr 2nd, '15, 06:49
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Nippon1309 wrote:Hello to all Users :-)

I became interessted in the IHome TV Box. Does anybody from Europe have this box in use? I am worried about the power supply unit. Does it work with 240 Volt???

Greetings
No problem here in Europe.
I just asked the seller a compatible plug.
by risu
Mar 10th, '15, 12:57
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

supabakakun wrote:Thank you for sharing http://japannettv.com/ :D I see that I can renew iHome subscription here also, if Mark doesn't respond back with my inquiry for renewal.
How much does Mark charge ?
by risu
Feb 9th, '15, 08:26
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

I checked the card and it was a no-brand 4GB "CLASS 4" SD card. On the card were 3 files: 1) ihome_recorder.xml (39 bytes) 2) SwapFile (500MB) 3) vodcache.data (1.99GB) So I bought a Toshiba 8GB "CLASS 10" SD card for $6 USD So i received my 8GB class 10 sdhc card and i decided to install it in my ...
by risu
Feb 3rd, '15, 10:29
Forum: Japanese Culture & Entertainment
Topic: Have a question about watching Japanese TV from overseas? Ask here!
Replies: 1978
Views: 696892

Re: Comparing Options for Watching Japanese TV from Overseas

Would it be a good idea to create a new topic dedicated to the iHome IP900 ?