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brightspark
12-10-2014, 06:10 PM
Hi can i use the Android mx box through my computer in stead through a tv.

alanjg007
12-10-2014, 11:31 PM
You could just install xbmc and then the xbmx hub and not have to use the mx box at all. Might take a small bit of time initially, setting it up, but it saves having to complicating things,

Gazer
13-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Or you could get a Gold Plated. Std HDMI to SVGA VGA Male to Male for around ?3 off ebay

brightspark
13-10-2014, 07:37 PM
Hi thanks for the 2 replies i think i go for the second option.Just one other thing i with Sky BB is it safe to use with these boxes. Thanks in advance. I don't need a converter with this cable do i. I read some posts on Amazon one cable is analogue and the other is digital it might not work.

Magnu420
13-10-2014, 09:55 PM
You could just install xbmc and then the xbmx hub and not have to use the mx box at all. Might take a small bit of time initially, setting it up, but it saves having to complicating things,

i would go this way aswell install xbmc on pc,plus if you got a decent spec on pc it should run super fast

brightspark
14-10-2014, 10:27 AM
You thinks it better than a MX box to down load on a pc why is every body buying the boxes then. My pc 6yrs old on vista with sky bb.

Magnu420
14-10-2014, 10:40 AM
maybe because you can put the mx box at back of tv. as for pc being old and on vista ( I didnt know anyone still use vista) I would install a linux distro ( and its free) and install xbmc onto that

Sent from 2 tin cans and some string

fergalsworld
14-10-2014, 10:44 AM
You thinks it better than a MX box to down load on a pc why is every body buying the boxes then. My pc 6yrs old on vista with sky bb.
Peeps are buying them as they want to run xbmc through there tv, were you on the other hand just want to run it through your laptop,
so why bother buying a box when you can just install xbmc on your laptop and if you want to watch it on your tv just buy a male to a male monitor lead and audio lead cost about a fiver


XBMX for windows pc here
http://xbmc.org/download/

then just install the plugins you want and away you go :)

brightspark
14-10-2014, 08:06 PM
Its a desktop pc i will stick with the lead and thanks for the replies.

Gazer
16-10-2014, 03:27 PM
I read it, as that he had already got the Android mx box ?....thats why I said about the Std HDMI to SVGA VGA Male to Male lead.

If not it would be cheaper just to download the XBMX for windows software to run on his Pc.

jodysseas
17-10-2014, 11:02 PM
Hi, the only reason to use the android box is if you haven't got a computer hooked up to your tv. It's a solution for those who want a basic media center in their living room not a superior alternative to a PC based media center. As others have stated, XBMC.