Netgear PTV3000 Push2TV Wireless Display Adapter £34.99 Sold by Amazon
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Netgear PTV3000 Push2TV Wireless Display Adapter £34.99 Sold by Amazon

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Found 15th Jan 2014
Wirelessly display your smartphone, tablet or laptop screen on your TV. Works with Intel WiDi laptops and ultrabooks. Works with Miracast certified smartphones such Google Nexus 4, LG Optimus G, Sony Xperia T/TL and others. Wirelessly display your smartphone, tablet or laptop screen on your TV
Flexible power option using a USB port on the TV.

The disadvantage is that it will be dispatched within 1-2 months. It is cheap though and sold by Amazon.

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I bought this from Amazon. Don't know why they state such a long delivery estimate, ordered mine on a Saturday evening ... It was delivered Monday lunchtime. Crazy especially considering the Christmas / New Year delivery madness.

The unit itself. Very compact. An update is required straight out of the box before it'll work with an android phone (nexus 4 in my case).

I have used it to play games and stream BBC iPlayer / video files that I have on my phone. Playing games? Only bother with the simple running type games that require to tap your screen and make the character jump obstacles and such like (temple run, canabalt, jetpack joyride, banana kong, rua2 and etc. ). Anything else and too much lag and confusion between looking at your LCD tv and pressing buttons on your phone screen. Even with the games I have mentioned, there is some lag you will have to take onboard.

BBC iPlayer works a treat, first minute or so is laggy after which lag is noticeable if you stop to 'look' for it. Streaming videos from my phone? Works a treat. First few seconds laggy, thereafter you really have to look for lag.

All in all, very good purchase for me. Sharing your phone screen with this device is easy and fast after the firmware update. I can see me using it on holiday hooked up to the hotel tv via a short HDMI cable and USB lead.

Thanks for the deal and review. Looks great.

Posting just to echo abu77's comments really. Ordered before Christmas when it also said 1-2 months and was with me in 2 days.

I'm really impressed with mine too and been using it to mirror the display on my Asus T100 Windows 8.1 convertable. Whilst I found that it did suffer the very occasional frame rate drop or slight loss of audio, it is nothing to detract from using the device as it is barely noticeable from watching videos etc, just had to mention it as it does happen with mine.

I found it works best when the two devices have a clear line of sight with each other as if anything is in the way, frame rate and audio really begin to suffer.

Worth noting that Bluetooth and Miracast (for my device at least) together appears to be a bit of a no go currently as they both run on the same frequency and cause lots of lag.

Mainly using mine for XBMC and also Wiziwig etc and been so impressed by the capabilities I'm going to sell my HTPC and just use the T100 and PTV3000 combo instead.

Also runs from USB socket on the TV fine so nice and tidy with cables etc.

I got one of these last time round - excellent. Watch stuff via my tablet all the time now, so easy to use as built in to android, no messing around.

work with iphone?

Towelie

Posting just to echo abu77's comments really. Ordered before Christmas … Posting just to echo abu77's comments really. Ordered before Christmas when it also said 1-2 months and was with me in 2 days.I'm really impressed with mine too and been using it to mirror the display on my Asus T100 Windows 8.1 convertable. Whilst I found that it did suffer the very occasional frame rate drop or slight loss of audio, it is nothing to detract from using the device as it is barely noticeable from watching videos etc, just had to mention it as it does happen with mine.I found it works best when the two devices have a clear line of sight with each other as if anything is in the way, frame rate and audio really begin to suffer.Worth noting that Bluetooth and Miracast (for my device at least) together appears to be a bit of a no go currently as they both run on the same frequency and cause lots of lag.Mainly using mine for XBMC and also Wiziwig etc and been so impressed by the capabilities I'm going to sell my HTPC and just use the T100 and PTV3000 combo instead. Also runs from USB socket on the TV fine so nice and tidy with cables etc.



how do you mean using for XBMC? You installed XBMC on it?

Any idea if this will work for Moto G or Nook HD+?

I've already tried searching online loads, and can't find anything to say if they are supported?

UnicornRiver

Any idea if this will work for Moto G or Nook HD+?I've already tried … Any idea if this will work for Moto G or Nook HD+?I've already tried searching online loads, and can't find anything to say if they are supported?



If your Moto G has had the KitKat update then it'll work fine. (Think it works on Nook HD+ with the latest Cyanogenmod installed).

tightasagnatschu

If your Moto G has had the KitKat update then it'll work fine. (Think it … If your Moto G has had the KitKat update then it'll work fine. (Think it works on Nook HD+ with the latest Cyanogenmod installed).



That's the Moto G sorted then for when i get one - Unfortunately the Nook HD+ is stock, as need Sky Go... Anyone else have any ideas?

Banned

Alternatively pick up a cheap Android box suitable for xbmc media centre, flash it with the appropriate software, and have something so much more for around the same money.

If you already have the above you certainly don't need this btw.

Loads of free (or v.v cheap) xbmc apps on the Google Play store that'll let you stream video and music from your smartphone to your TV. I use the Yatse remote but Cast uPnP is v.good too.

Whats better though this or chromecast? Thinking using mine to push plex from my phone mainly, but can use this with my new nexus 7 2013 right.

How do I know if my laptop is even compatible?

It has a Qualcomm Killer Wireless -N1202 wifi card. But am bit lost trying to find the answer on google.

Laptop is an alienware M14x R2 on windows 7.
Edited by: "alexus" 15th Jan 2014

joshtbh

how do you mean using for XBMC? You installed XBMC on it?



Sorry, didn't make it too clear.

XBMC is running on the T100. I am then mirroring the display via the PTV3000 to have XBMC on the TV.

The PTV3000 is basically just a wireless HDMI cable or Windows/Android equivilant of Apple TV.

tightasagnatschu

If your Moto G has had the KitKat update then it'll work fine. (Think it … If your Moto G has had the KitKat update then it'll work fine. (Think it works on Nook HD+ with the latest Cyanogenmod installed).



Legend.

Been loving my Moto G since having it but Miracast was the only thing I wanted that it didn't have. Already had the update but didn't know Miracast support had been added so thanks v.much as just looked in display settings and there it is!!

Towelie

Legend.Been loving my Moto G since having it but Miracast was the only … Legend.Been loving my Moto G since having it but Miracast was the only thing I wanted that it didn't have. Already had the update but didn't know Miracast support had been added so thanks v.much as just looked in display settings and there it is!!



No worries
Only knew as my update got pushed last night, so fiddling around was fresh in the mind
Edited by: "tightasagnatschu" 15th Jan 2014

UnicornRiver

That's the Moto G sorted then for when i get one - Unfortunately the Nook … That's the Moto G sorted then for when i get one - Unfortunately the Nook HD+ is stock, as need Sky Go... Anyone else have any ideas?



The Netgear push2tv utilises miracast or widi, which is hardware, not software based, so makes no difference if you have android 4.3 or 4.4.

So if moto g does not have this feature built in, then it won't work

Just to be aware, there are multiple types of wireless display. Miracast, Chromecast, AirDisplay, WiDi. Not all the same. Anyway if you google, there are a few all in one dongles that will work with the various methods - maybe not perfectly as each dedicated, but good to have the possibility of different options coupled with the fact a few china made brands seem quite cheap - worth a go? measy is an example. Amazon and ebay are littered with them.

Does anyone who already have this device know if it mirrors online flash streams?

Can you select which part of the screen it mirrors?

And can you stream something, ie xbmc, and do something else on the laptop at the same time?


Edited by: "T11PES" 15th Jan 2014

What is XBMC?

Do you need any additional hardware for this or is that only for laptops? It'd be a Sony Xperia Z1 I'd be hoping is compatible with it for my sister to stream Netflix to her TV.

tightasagnatschu

No worries :DOnly knew as my update got pushed last night, so fiddling … No worries :DOnly knew as my update got pushed last night, so fiddling around was fresh in the mind



Sad to reply to my own reply, but there is confusion (and I can't test it at the mo) MOTO G Miracast?

In the Developer options menu there is also a check box appear after update that reads > Wireless display certifiction > Show options for wireless display certification.
Edited by: "tightasagnatschu" 15th Jan 2014

I purchased one of these at Christmas for this price, works well.. made redundant last week as new TV has this feature built in

How does it connect to tv

Will it cost play any file format

Has anyone tried this with a Microsoft Surface tablet? Am thinking of getting one of these for school and hooking it up to the projector.

Will this work with

Tf701 Asus tablet
Iphone 5s
Nexus 5
Samsung s4
Macbook pro 2013

Would I be able to stream SkyGo from my ipad to my TV using this device as SkyGo does not work with Airplay?

wakkaday

Will this work withTf701 Asus tablet Iphone 5sNexus 5Samsung s4Macbook … Will this work withTf701 Asus tablet Iphone 5sNexus 5Samsung s4Macbook pro 2013



nexus 5 yes under settings/display/cast screen.

wakkaday

How does it connect to tvWill it cost play any file format



connects via hdmi cable

hi I have sky go and BT sport on my Samsung s4 will this mirror on my TV via the ptv3000?

been using this for a long while after importing it from the USA as it wasn't available here then.

works great on all my android mobile phones and tablets and dell laptop with Intel Wi-Di.
see demo here of what it can do youtube.com/wat…mp; on any miracast capable device like your android and windows phone and tablets and kindle fire hdx. it won't work with iPhone. you can find demo videos for various devices with miracast on my YouTube channel after navigating from the above link, where laptop Intel Wi-Di mirroring is shown as well and how to update your Wi-Di and Wi-Fi drivers and from where etc. check it out if interested on my YouTube channel.

xbmc works great on several android device for 1080p mirroring with this and other miracast devices which I have reviewed a while ago. hope the videos help the newbies to miracast and Wi-Di mirroring.

wakkaday

Will this work withTf701 Asus tablet Iphone 5sNexus 5Samsung s4Macbook … Will this work withTf701 Asus tablet Iphone 5sNexus 5Samsung s4Macbook pro 2013


Asus tablet yes think That one has miracast wireless screen mirroring. you can see it in your settings on your device.

iPhone ... no

nexus 5 and s4 yes

Mac don't know. will work only if macs have facility to add Intel Wi-Di or miracast via graphics card etc. or if you have dual boot windows 8.1 device then might be possible.

I have windows 8 installed using parallel desktop

Is this cheap

Or. Is it better getting an Android stick and wifi stream apps

Lag/freeze free mirroring/mirrorcast/etc. realistically need another couple of years for double digit prices. Quadcore android box (not USB stick) with XBMC & addons is a good option currently.

Will this work ok with my Advent Tegra Note 7 as it has settings for miracast?

I have an S3 and it works flawlessly with xmbc too.

simplez

Lag/freeze free mirroring/mirrorcast/etc. realistically need another … Lag/freeze free mirroring/mirrorcast/etc. realistically need another couple of years for double digit prices. Quadcore android box (not USB stick) with XBMC & addons is a good option currently.

Yes, get an android 4.4 TV HDMI dongle (Quad-core, at least 2GB memory, WIFI, Bluetooth, etc). You can add external HDD via USB or add SD-MMC card. Options are plenty. You can play android games using PS3/XBOX/gamepad wireless/wired controllers, mirroring, XBMC, watch tv, bbc iplayer, itv player, sky go, etc, etc, etc.
Edited by: "mjmani" 15th Jan 2014

mjmani

Yes, get an android 4.4 TV HDMI dongle (Quad-core, at least 2GB memory, … Yes, get an android 4.4 TV HDMI dongle (Quad-core, at least 2GB memory, WIFI, Bluetooth, etc). You can add external HDD via USB or add SD-MMC card. Options are plenty. You can play android games using PS3/XBOX/gamepad wireless/wired controllers, mirroring, XBMC, watch tv, bbc iplayer, itv player, sky go, etc, etc, etc.


That all sounds great - only difference I think would be to use the touch screen phone interface but if it's laggy it slightly defeats the purpose. (I already have an acer revo which works great already as a dedicated TV box.)

Yes 2GB RAM is better than 1GB for more apps & smoother running, 512MB is useless. An Airmouse / kb is used to control an Android TV box, research reviews for both box & airmouse before buying:
ebay.co.uk/sch…N=1

simplez

Lag/freeze free mirroring/mirrorcast/etc. realistically need another … Lag/freeze free mirroring/mirrorcast/etc. realistically need another couple of years for double digit prices. Quadcore android box (not USB stick) with XBMC & addons is a good option currently.



got 2 android mini PCs plus 3 different Miracast receivers. prefer my Miracast as Portable and suits my requirements for screen mirroring. works fine for Miracast streaming for 1080p videos in loads of apps as shown in my many Miracast uploads for various devices.

by android mini PCs are nice too if you just want streaming without screen mirroring like in Miracast.

Miracast lag will be 250 milliseconds. mine don't have voice last or freeze. only very occasionally duet but usually OK for even hours of xbmc stabbing or streaming anything from Google music or movies etc. lag of 250 milli second so won't be appropriate for action gaming but fine for casual gaming and videos or browsing etc but won't be OK for remote desktop. depends on what you use it for. I tend to use my Miracast devices mainly and haven't used my android mini PCs in months.
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