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Giveaway Week – Gbox Midnight MX2 Android Media Player

June 19th, 2014

The fourth prize for this week is Matricom Gbox Midnight MX2, an Android TV box powered by Amlogic AML8726-MX dual core processor with 1GB RAM, 4GB flash, HDMI and AV output, optical S/PDIF, Wi-Fi and Ethernet, and 4 USB ports. The company had specifically worked on the XBMC port at the time, and I found it did a pretty good job.

GBox_Midnight_MX2_AccessoriesI tested the device in May of last, and I found the firmware to be very stable and responsive, and XBMC works as expected, supporting most video files without issues, except some MPEG-2 had aspect ratio issues,, RMVB files would make XBMC exit, and WebM 1080p could not be played smoothly due to software decode for this particular codec. It could decode all high-end audio codecs such as DTS and Dolby just fine. I did have problems with composite and component outputs but it must have been fixed now. It also had very good Wi-Fi performance until I upgraded my Wi-Fi router and Wi-Fi throughput took a hit, but was still usable. The other nice thing about this device is support for OTA updates, and albeit the device was released around May 2013, the firmware is still continuously improved, and the latest Beta 1.1.9 has been announced on June 14 in Matricom forums.

To enter the draw simply leave a comment below.

Other rules are as follows:

  • Only one entry per contest. I will filter out entries with the same IP and/or email address.
  • Contests are open for 48 hours starting at 10am (Bangkok time) every day. Comments will be closed after 48 hours.
  • Winners will be selected with random.org
  • I’ll contact the winners by email or Facebook, and I’ll expect an answer within 24 hours, or I’ll pick another one.
  • Shipping
    • Free for winners with a shipping address in Thailand
    • Flat fee of $17 for the rest of the world payable via Paypal within 48 hours once the contest is complete, or I’ll pick another winner.
  • I’ll post all 8 prizes at the same time, so around the 25th of June, using Airmail (Small Packet) with tracking.
  • I’ll make sure we have 8 different winners, so if you have already won a device during this week giveaway, I’ll draw another person.

Good luck!

Matricom Gbox Midnight MX2 can be purchased on Amazon for $105.

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  1. ctkian
    June 19th, 2014 at 10:13 | #1

    All right, I am the first, count me in!

  2. dmsc
    June 19th, 2014 at 10:25 | #2

    Me too ;-)

  3. erwinkendo
    June 19th, 2014 at 10:33 | #3

    I am also in!!

  4. KostasX
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:00 | #4

    I’m in!

  5. Tariq Az
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:07 | #5

    Me!

  6. ni4ata
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:11 | #6

    i’m in … again :)

  7. Meenakshisundaram
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:15 | #7

    I’m in.

  8. myriad
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:26 | #8

    me too!!! :D

  9. Nitin
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:29 | #9

    Count me in!!!

  10. Gung Sukma
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:39 | #10

    and me, too!

  11. feris
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:40 | #11

    Count me in.

  12. Joergen Lundman
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:42 | #12

    I’m in!

  13. Joseph
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:52 | #13

    Another one here :)

  14. Murat
    June 19th, 2014 at 11:59 | #14

    Greetings from Bangkok, I’m in too!

  15. Auke
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:11 | #15

    Let’s give it a try…

  16. June 19th, 2014 at 12:12 | #16

    Try 4

  17. duduke
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:18 | #17

    Me too.

  18. fape
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:22 | #18

    Count me in too ;)

  19. Josef
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:23 | #19

    Nice box. Count me in!

  20. Valent Levente
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:32 | #20

    Looks good!
    :-)

  21. onebir
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:32 | #21

    In4!

  22. Nerijus
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:44 | #22

    Sweet! Please count me in.

  23. Karel1
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:49 | #23

    Nice. I am in.

  24. ValdikSS
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:49 | #24

    Wow, there is another one! Nice!

  25. Suwandi Teow
    June 19th, 2014 at 12:53 | #25

    me three

  26. tsipi
    June 19th, 2014 at 13:05 | #26

    Count me in

  27. sk
    June 19th, 2014 at 13:46 | #27

    I’ll try my luck too! :)

  28. Moses
    June 19th, 2014 at 13:54 | #28

    Count me in! Thanks for offering this!

  29. Dili
    June 19th, 2014 at 13:56 | #29

    Another nice TV box

  30. gaogao
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:04 | #30

    I’m in!

  31. sandwb
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:05 | #31

    I’m in

  32. devgiant
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:11 | #32

    I’m in too :D

  33. Pete Best
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:32 | #33

    Worth a go! :D

  34. Alberto cerero
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:34 | #34

    Im in :)

  35. Roel
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:42 | #35

    I’m in

  36. Mark
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:42 | #36

    In.

  37. Roy
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:49 | #37

    Awesome, again. I’m in!

  38. peja
    June 19th, 2014 at 14:51 | #38

    It’s great that they’re still improving the firmware.

  39. June 19th, 2014 at 15:01 | #39

    Me Want too :)

  40. Vivien
    June 19th, 2014 at 15:03 | #40

    I’m in !!

  41. Dmitry
    June 19th, 2014 at 15:19 | #41

    in.

  42. Rus
    June 19th, 2014 at 15:23 | #42

    Entered.

  43. Lu6ith
    June 19th, 2014 at 15:34 | #43

    Me 2 :)

  44. moo
    June 19th, 2014 at 15:55 | #44

    Let’s try this

  45. starsolaris
    June 19th, 2014 at 16:01 | #45

    :)

  46. Jeroen
    June 19th, 2014 at 16:11 | #46

    Help me, lady luck :-)

  47. Alexandros K.
    June 19th, 2014 at 16:31 | #47

    I am in!!

  48. Roberto Rodrigues
    June 19th, 2014 at 17:51 | #48

    I’m in.

    That would be great to some TB of movies to work.

  49. June 19th, 2014 at 18:05 | #49

    Count on me!

  50. vedas
    June 19th, 2014 at 18:22 | #50

    Thanks for the invite

  51. Xavier
    June 19th, 2014 at 18:37 | #51

    Wow would love to catch this one !

  52. Paco
    June 19th, 2014 at 19:34 | #52

    I am in too

  53. jorgil
    June 19th, 2014 at 19:46 | #53

    one more here!!

  54. Laurent Simon
    June 19th, 2014 at 20:13 | #54

    It will be mine.

  55. adem
    June 19th, 2014 at 20:31 | #55

    yehh why not

  56. June 19th, 2014 at 20:32 | #56

    you are awesome!

  57. Mykhaylo Tyulchenko
    June 19th, 2014 at 20:40 | #57

    mine

  58. George Boutilier
    June 19th, 2014 at 21:24 | #58

    One of the best media players

  59. Kedar K
    June 19th, 2014 at 22:08 | #59

    absolutely awesome…I want one

  60. Esteban
    June 19th, 2014 at 22:22 | #60

    Hodoooor!

  61. AndroBox
    June 19th, 2014 at 22:31 | #61

    I’m in!

  62. verde
    June 19th, 2014 at 22:44 | #62

    I’m in!

  63. César Novo
    June 20th, 2014 at 00:53 | #63

    I’m in!

  64. Craig whitcom be
    June 20th, 2014 at 01:53 | #64

    Oooooh nicey. Count me in!

  65. JotaMG
    June 20th, 2014 at 02:48 | #65

    This one is really good!

  66. Indy
    June 20th, 2014 at 03:11 | #66

    I’m in!

  67. Dimmi
    June 20th, 2014 at 03:23 | #67

    One for me too!

  68. Carlos Vargas
    June 20th, 2014 at 03:24 | #68

    Count me in!

  69. nigel
    June 20th, 2014 at 03:56 | #69

    Pick me, pick me

  70. Andrew
    June 20th, 2014 at 04:32 | #70

    Count me in.

  71. lademan
    June 20th, 2014 at 05:27 | #71

    Yes please :)

  72. svartalf
    June 20th, 2014 at 05:39 | #72

    Count me in, please.

  73. WilsonB
    June 20th, 2014 at 05:47 | #73

    PLEASE count me in… ;-)

  74. Marc LALLIER
    June 20th, 2014 at 06:17 | #74

    Count me in too

  75. Alcides
    June 20th, 2014 at 06:25 | #75

    This time I’ll win.

  76. tiny
    June 20th, 2014 at 07:20 | #76

    Your getting more comments every time you do one of these

  77. SoulR
    June 20th, 2014 at 07:41 | #77

    Great idea the giveaway!!! Thanks!

  78. DJ Turner
    June 20th, 2014 at 08:23 | #78

    Count me in!!!

  79. Jorge
    June 20th, 2014 at 09:01 | #79

    Me too!

  80. Eddie G
    June 20th, 2014 at 09:32 | #80

    Sounds good to me

  81. Ionut
    June 20th, 2014 at 11:41 | #81

    I got this as a gift for a friend, not a bad box, tho it does freezes sometimes, even on the latest beta firmware.

  82. Naveen
    June 20th, 2014 at 13:29 | #82

    I so want this. Pick me!

  83. TLalu
    June 20th, 2014 at 14:05 | #83

    Me too

  84. Fran Aquino
    June 20th, 2014 at 15:31 | #84

    Looks good

  85. Shuvro
    June 20th, 2014 at 15:45 | #85

    i am in…

  86. Oliver
    June 20th, 2014 at 19:04 | #86

    Me too.

  87. Scooby
    June 20th, 2014 at 19:53 | #87

    I would like to get it :) Thanks!

  88. josealun
    June 20th, 2014 at 19:59 | #88

    Pick me! Pick me!

  89. Kaspars
    June 20th, 2014 at 21:34 | #89

    Count me in! :)

  90. JohnDoe3
    June 20th, 2014 at 23:08 | #90

    Like this too…

  91. Namenlos
    June 20th, 2014 at 23:13 | #91

    Glad I catched the chance, even if it’s late :)

  92. Max Tsukino
    June 21st, 2014 at 04:19 | #92

    I pray the old gods and the new gods that they favor me in this contest!!!! count me in!!!

  93. Randy
    June 21st, 2014 at 08:25 | #93

    Have desperately been wanting to play with one of these. Every time I get ready to kids, car, or Dr derail it. Probably the only chance I will have to get one anytime soon.

  94. Tired_
    June 21st, 2014 at 09:13 | #94

    Sounds good, thanks!

  95. June 21st, 2014 at 10:09 | #95

    94 Comments for Gbox Midgnight MX2.
    Random.org decided the winner would be myriad (comment #8)!

    No answer from the first winner, so I have to do another draw…. Random.org says: 45, starsolaris is the winner!

    I’ve contacted you by email.

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