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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 2015-09-15, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
 
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Question Amazon Fire TV stick?

Not sure anyone has an Amazon Fire TV stick. But I'll ask.

Can I use this USB stick running through my Xbox one?

Keeping in mind I have all AV sources running through receiver via HDMI.

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 2015-09-16, 11:09 AM
 
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Maybe if you explained your existing and desired setup a bit better, you'd get some helpful replies.

I'm not a newbie, but I have no idea what "this USB stick running through my Xbox one" means. Does the XBox One have an HDMI INPUT?

And you could explain what "all AV sources" are, and what receiver you have, and how it's setup.
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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 2015-09-16, 12:10 PM
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It should be possible to plug the Amazon Fire TV stick into an HDMI input on the A/V receiver. (I do this with a Chromecast, which is similar to the Amazon Fire TV stick.) Don't know about the Xbox. If it has an HDMI input, it should work with the Amazon Fire TV stick as well.
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Yeah I just realized what I posted. The Amazon fire is a media streaming stick HDMI. Thus has to connect through HDMI input. I will use the inputs on my pioneer Audio receiver. I think I have one left not used.

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Does the XBox One have an HDMI INPUT?
yes it does have HDMI pass thru

kinda

you can put your STB into the xbox one, import the tv guide (in supported areas) and then watch your STB thru your XBOX
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.??? Amazon fire HDMI stick is the post.

But thanks

Seems like maybe I can try

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Question

Question about putting kodi etc onto the fire stick.

Is this done via my computer?

Just need to leave the stick in the TV and the rest is done on the computer?

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Can only an Amazon stick purchased in the USA work or will a Canadian one get the same content?


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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 2015-11-20, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
 
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You can't buy them in Canada .

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You can't buy them in Canada .

Ahhh ok good to know. Is it worth buying one off USA Amazon or is there something else that works just the same?


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post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 2015-11-20, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
 
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Well all of the sticks from each company are a bit different. You can ask the pros in here but the roku stick seems to get high praise. You can get a usb stick or stand alone unit.

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