Nvidia Shield Pro with Atmos & Dolby Vision

Discussion in 'Home Theater PCs & Equipment' started by Solhokuten, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. Solhokuten

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    I figured the Switch die-shrunk SOC would eventually make it's way into both lineups. Nintendo just has priority.

    While all of the upgrades are probably just software updates, locking the new Atmos to the upgraded system seems like the best way forward to me - otherwise, noone will buy it.

    These things are primarily used as streaming devices for control freaks, and the secondary performance improvements are marginal.
     
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    I fear you're correct. Hate to put out another $200 after I just bought the 2017 model for the same price a few years ago. I guess ill stick to the apple tv 4k for Dolby Vision until this is in the budget.
     
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    Last Black Friday I purchased one and got it for the inlaws. Guess i'll be waiting for black Friday to get another one this year for myself.
     
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    Best buy has been putting them out early. Grabbed a pro yesterday. Started out good but it's giving my Denon receiver fits. From while watching a video through mrmc and now only get static through the receiver. Still good through the tv.
     
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    Yea somebody on another forum got one last week. Bestbuy getting lose with their inventory.
     
  8. Commander Shepard

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    Amazon has the Shield for $150; $200 for the Pro. My new Sony TV has Android TV OS built-in, so I'm good. :)
     
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    I need to throw my 2017 Shield on Ebay so I can pick this up.
     
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    List it here in the For Sale thread. I sold my 2017 Shield in 2 days after I got my TV. Got $100 for it.
     
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    Been enjoying mine. Not a huge upgrade but I loved the first shield so had to get this one.
     
  12. mashie

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    I see no need to upgrade my two 2017 Shields for this. Atmos is already working fine in MrMC and my TV doesn't support Dolby Vision.
     
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    I'll probably wait for the inevitable price drop to $140 like I did with the first Shield. (which I bought exactly one year ago)
     
  14. Verge

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    I mean, it's mostly the same thing
     
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    Can anyone that has the new model and the 2017 gaming edition confirm if the outer casing of the unit itself is the same or not? Looking at getting a skin for the new model but obviously nobody has the 2019 design yet.
     
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    2017 base model and 2019 pro model are the same shell
     
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    Thanks for that. Now to find some place that sells the skin for the unit by itself since the remote and controller skin will be useless and a waste of money. LOL.