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yottie
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Message 41 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

I have a Samsung smart TV with a Rikomagic plugged into an HDMI port and powered from a USB one.

 

The Rikomagic MK802 is a small computer that's a little bigger than a USB flash drive; it connects to your TV via its HDMI connector and has wireless connectivity to allow connection to the internet and other wireless devices.

 

The Rikomagic MK802 runs the latest version of Google Android™ (Jelly Bean) which gives you access to a huge selection of apps, its a bit like turning your TV into a giant Android™ tablet!

 

As you can install the BT Sport app in Android, it will give you access to BT Sport.  I also use for internet radio.  As my TV is connected to my HiFi via a fibre optic cable, the sound qauality of the internet radio is brilliant.

 

Mike

 

 

 

redsnapper
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Message 42 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

This is very useful information, thankyou. Is ebay the best place to acquire the equipment?
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Hunter2660
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Message 43 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

There's a Rikomagic MK802IIIS on Amazon for £36-89.

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redsnapper
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Message 44 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

Got one on ebay with the keyboard for 36 quid; hope it works!
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LankyLiz
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Message 45 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

I will order  and Rikomagic MK802 and try it.

 

Currently I have a Samsung Stick (not sure of the technical term) in USB Port 2 to connect to my wireless router does that stay in that port too?

 

 

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redsnapper
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Message 46 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

I expect so. The Samsung thingy connects the tv computer to the wireless signal. The Riko wotsit is a separate computer that uses your wifi signal and the tv as a monitor. I think!!
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redsnapper
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Message 47 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

Delighted to say this has worked! Pretty good picture quality BUT can anyone tell me how to make it fit the screen? It will only give me 4:3 on the left of the screen. I've tried the tv screen settings to no avail.
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barrybastin
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Message 48 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

redsnapper

 

This is a problem that myself and many others are experiencing and, as yet, there is no fix. Also no response from BT whatsoever. There is a previous link to this.

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Message 49 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV


@redsnapper wrote:
Delighted to say this has worked! Pretty good picture quality BUT can anyone tell me how to make it fit the screen? It will only give me 4:3 on the left of the screen. I've tried the tv screen settings to no avail.

So you mean the Rikomagic as recommended by @yottie doesn't do the proper job?

 

I'm glad I got an Apple TV 🙂

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barrybastin
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Message 50 of 69

Re: BT Sport on my Samsung Smart TV

That does appear to be the case.

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