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What don't you know about smart TV boxes?

Apr. 27, 2020

With the advent of the smart era, even our TV sets have undergone tremendous changes. From black and white to color, from wireless to wired, and now to smart TVs. And if an ordinary TV set wants to be upgraded to a smart TV, in addition to a new one, we can also use a set-top box to make a facelift for the TV set. However, there are still many blind spots in our understanding of this set-top box, which is both strange and familiar.

What are our misunderstandings about high definition good price smart TV BOX?

Although the TV set-top box can help us obtain more video and game resources, not all are free. In addition to the internal storage, it also needs to install third-party software. When using resources on third-party software, although some are free, many are only open to VIPs.

Some people say that as long as the set-top box is configured to be high, it runs faster. But sometimes we will find that the 8-core set-top box is not as fast as the 4-core. What is the reason? The speed of the set-top box is not only related to the configuration but also determined by the optimization of the operating system. Therefore, the high-end configuration cannot be pursued blindly.

Smart Tv Box Mini Rockchip

Smart Tv Box Mini Rockchip

Does the smart TV box made in China also need maintenance?

The TV set-top box seems to be just a tool for watching TV and playing games, but if it lacks maintenance, it will also shorten its service life. Regarding the maintenance of the set-top box, we need to pay attention to these points.

❶ Do not use ordinary disks to optimize the software, because if the read and write strength is too high, it will shorten the service life of the set-top box micro hard disk. And many hard disks have the operation of cleaning and resetting and do not need to use disks for software optimization.

❷ Most of the set-top boxes are magnetic media, so if there is strong magnetism nearby, it will interfere with the signal and even degauss. Therefore, avoid placing mobile phones or speakers near the set-top box, especially magnetic suspension speakers.

❸The set-top box cannot be used in a high-temperature environment, because the surrounding temperature is too high, which will affect the frequency of the crystal oscillator in the set-top box.

❹Do does not pull out the memory card directly during use. Because the current set-top boxes do not support hot-swapping. Suddenly pulling out the memory card will damage the motherboard at a slight level, and at the same time will cause the set-top box system to be paralyzed.

How to buy a network set-top box?

Purchase Tip One, choose the right system. At present, there are basically two types of set-top boxes, Alibaba Cloud system, and the Android system. The Android system has a wide range of applications and strong software compatibility. Not only can it be suitable for different types of TVs, but it also can download multiple software APPs. The Alibaba Cloud system is focused on its own production, has its own exclusive machine and software, and has strong stability. Although the compatibility is limited, it can let us try.

Purchase Tip Two, the hardware is the basic guarantee for running speed. Although high hardware does not determine the operating speed, high hardware can still promote smooth operation. Set-top box hardware, single-core, and 2-core are outdated. Nowadays 4-core and 8-core are the mainstream. And in terms of storage, 1GB of memory can basically be quickly loaded, but the memory must be positioned above 8G.

Purchase Tip Three, the chip of the set-top box belongs to the box **. There are three brands of chips on the market that are widely used. The high-end Marvell comes from the United States, and it is one of the best in terms of audio and processing speed at home and abroad. The Sigma chip screen and audio decoding are outstanding but do not support RMVB, which belongs to the mid-to-high-end chip. Realtek chips are domestically produced, relatively economical, and have strong compatibility, but the processing speed and fluency are obviously inferior to the first two, which belong to low-end chips.

to sum up:

In modern urban households, smart TV box mini rockchip may be indispensable. However, we may not pay much attention to the purchase and maintenance. In fact, if there is a lack of purchasing skills, then when choosing, it is easy to be sub-charged, and the lack of attention in maintenance will also shorten the life of the TV set-top box.