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Old 10-17-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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Anyone having trouble getting Netflix over the internet? I can pick a movie then it says "Whoops! Something went wrong. Unknown error.
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Anyone having trouble getting Netflix over the internet? I can pick a movie then it says "Whoops! Something went wrong. Unknown error.
If your at a camp ground, maybe band width is not large enough, or they have it blocked.
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Old 10-17-2013, 07:14 PM   #3
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You'll have to give some details on what kind of Internet connection you're using before we could even hazard a guess. In general, don't expect to be able to use campground Wifi for Netflix. And if you're using a cell data connection, be very careful of your data usage.
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Old 10-17-2013, 09:47 PM   #4
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Had that problem last night here at home. TV uses Wifi to Cox high speed cable...It seemed to take a long time to load opening netflix, and then--1st try, "selection is not available at this time, try later". Next try- the "Unknown error". Next try- it asked me to re-do login to netflix- then movie worked fine. 1st time it has not gone straight to netflix???
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We've had the same problem every once in a while. Normally, I've been able to start over again and get going. It only happens on our Netflix ready DVD player, not on our PC.

Since we don't have a Netflix ready DVD player in the trailer, I ran an HDMI cable from our television that I plug into my laptop. Then we can watch anything on Netflix through our laptop on our big screen.
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Old 12-15-2013, 08:30 AM   #6
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I'm a bit technically challenged. Not completely stupid, but sometimes confused about different technologies.
We watch a lot of Netflix streaming movies in the stick house. We have an internet provider (Charter - not that it makes a difference) and a wireless router. If I understand it correctly, at home, the Netflix signal comes into the house through the Charter box (Modem?) is fed through a hard wire from the modem to a wireless router and magically through the air to a PS3 which sends the signal through an HDMI cable onto the TV. For a poor kid from South St. Louis who grew up with one TV channel, this is magic. Ain't life wonderful?

Can we replicate the same thing in the Motor home?

Many RV parks don't want residents to use up their band width so they somehow keep you from streaming movies. I understand that.

My bride and I both have iPhones with hot spots, and also iPads. Her iPad is a 4G model (always on the internet). Mine is not. It requires a hot spot or CG network. If I hook up a PS3 to the RV TV, can I use my cell phone hot spot to stream Netflix movies to the RV TV. A side effect would be that my grand son could play PS3 games when he travels with us.

We also have an Apple TV box at the stick house. We use it to stream Netflix, Amazon, and display iPad stuff on the TV. Could we hook up an Apple TV box to the RV TV. It is my understanding that no matter what you hook up to the TV, you still need a "network"(at home it is provided by Charter). Will a cell phone hot spot provide a network for Netflix (or Amazon) to use for streaming?

I have been told that it takes about 3/4 of a GIG to a Gig to stream an average movie. With the plan we have, it costs (me) about $5 a GIG, so I am aware that it will cost $3-$5 to stream a movie, if it is possible.
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