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JustWood Posted By JustWood, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:11 PM

  1. JustWood

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    Will this work? If not is it possible?
    Parents are old school. 15 year old TV and 10 year old DVD player.
    I got mom a Galaxy note about a year ago.
    With a Netflix subscription and Galaxy can they stream movies/etc through the TV/DVD player with this adapter.
    http://www.amazon.com/Sewell-Direct-SW-23000-PC-Converter/dp/B003BVVYSM/ref=sr_1_20?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1356890526&sr=1-20&keywords=female+usb++dvd+cord+adapter
    Maybe at that price it would be just as economical to upgrade the DVD player to one that will accept the USB cable???
     
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  3. Pallet Pete

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    You can buy DVD players that stream netflix as well. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-+Smart+Wi-Fi+Built-In+Blu-ray+Player/6653282.p?id=1218780246081&skuId=6653282

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  4. JustWood

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    I believe with both of those units I'll have to upgrade the phone to a bigger data package with teathering/wifi ?
     
  5. Pallet Pete

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    You will probably need lots of data I believe most carriers are 5gig cap for broadcasting. One movie will be between 500 to 700 mb Netflix streaming. We use well over 50 gig data a month on the landline just between my wife watching Netflix and me streaming music. You may want to invest in non cellular Internet at that point.

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  6. SlyFerret

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    Don't try to stream Netflix over the data plan on the Note. Use their WiFi at the house. You will blow through the data plan quota in only 2 or 3 movies each month, if even that many.

    By using a DVD player with Netflix or a Roku or similar device, you free up the Note for other things while the movies play.

    -SF
     

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