ip-BOX 8 compare with Skybox F3. Bigger, wider, Metal casing. Run cooler.
ip-BOX 8 compare with Skybox F3. ip-BOX8 have TWO (2) USB ports. 1 infront (like photo) and 1 more at the back.
Back of ip-BOX8 vs Skybox F3. We get right of few useless ports like RS232, 12V pwr, Loop out.
We add in Optical Audio output, you can connect to your AV receiver or Amplifier to get Surround sound when play those HD mkv movie. 2nd USB ports.
RS232 port is not needed. In case of decoder hang and need flash firmware. You can do it via USB port