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  • milesg
    Member Since: 28 Apr 2019
    Location: Gloucestershire
    Posts: 40
    United Kingdom 
    2018 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Indus Silver

    Amazon Firestick TV works in D5 with RSE

    Was messing about and thought I could plug my spare Amazone Firestick into the HDMI slot in the Rear Seat Screens. Works a treat. I have connected it to the car Hotspot (I have a family sharing account so can move data around to it) and it works really well.

    If your kids use Netflix / Amazon Videos / even playing crossy road, it is great!

    We have also had the Nintendo Switch working on both screens through HDMI and the kids have been playing Mario Kart etc.

    We often slate JLR for being behind the curve with Tech, but this type of integration wasn't something I had in my last BMW or Audi.

    Please with this find.

    (also if you manage to download Modbro you have over 400 live Tv and Sports channels from around the world.... never miss another football game)

    HSE Lux in Silver / Black
  • Equilibrium
    Member Since: 26 Feb 2019
    Location: Bristol
    Posts: 178
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 HSE Lux Carpathian Grey

    That’s great to know, I will do the same, thanks for posting!

    Drives MY2020 HSE Luxury SDV6 in Carpathian Grey/Glacier
  • Japseroony
    Member Since: 23 Jan 2018
    Location: North East
    Posts: 11
    United Kingdom 

    Can you also get this on the front screen?
  • milesg
    Member Since: 28 Apr 2019
    Location: Gloucestershire
    Posts: 40
    United Kingdom 
    2018 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Indus Silver

    Yes but I couldn't get the sound to work, sure there is something I was missing....

    HSE Lux in Silver / Black
  • Japseroony
    Member Since: 23 Jan 2018
    Location: North East
    Posts: 11
    United Kingdom 

    Just need to Firestick now - oh and a D5 lol
  • Equilibrium
    Member Since: 26 Feb 2019
    Location: Bristol
    Posts: 178
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 HSE Lux Carpathian Grey

    Re: Amazon Firestick TV works in D5 with RSE

    milesg wrote:
    Was messing about and thought I could plug my spare Amazone Firestick into the HDMI slot in the Rear Seat Screens. Works a treat. I have connected it to the car Hotspot (I have a family sharing account so can move data around to it) and it works really well.

    If your kids use Netflix / Amazon Videos / even playing crossy road, it is great!

    We have also had the Nintendo Switch working on both screens through HDMI and the kids have been playing Mario Kart etc.

    We often slate JLR for being behind the curve with Tech, but this type of integration wasn't something I had in my last BMW or Audi.

    Please with this find.

    (also if you manage to download Modbro you have over 400 live Tv and Sports channels from around the world.... never miss another football game)

    Hi Miles,
    What are you using to power the fire stick (3-pin)? Have you got a 12v to 3pin converter of some sort?

    Cheers,

    Rich

    Drives MY2020 HSE Luxury SDV6 in Carpathian Grey/Glacier
  • milesg
    Member Since: 28 Apr 2019
    Location: Gloucestershire
    Posts: 40
    United Kingdom 
    2018 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Indus Silver

    Just plug the USB cable into the USB sockets!

    HSE Lux in Silver / Black
  • Equilibrium
    Member Since: 26 Feb 2019
    Location: Bristol
    Posts: 178
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 HSE Lux Carpathian Grey

    Oh is that it Laughing I think I’ve forgotten how my home fire stick is powered! Cheers!

    Drives MY2020 HSE Luxury SDV6 in Carpathian Grey/Glacier
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