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Firestick Kodi 4K video playing problem

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I have a firestick (Fire TV stick) that I bought in 2015 so I assume it's the first generation of firestick. It's running

Fire OS 5.2.4 (57321010520) - the latest I think
Fire TV Home Version 5.7.3-17

I'm running Kodi Krypton 17.3 fine on this firestick.  Everything seem to work fine except when I try to run 4K movies (such as from skynet addon) it just shows scrambled image. I can hear the sound, just not the video. Attached is a sample of the video image

DNh9w23b8gBH0nB1H5Uz_46-8yLw5abIVy7QVw85

Originally I thought it maybe that the particular hardware of the firestick does not support 4K contents.  But, then I run 4K videos on the YouTube app downloaded from the Amazon app store.  That seem display fine.  I even run the YouTube addon with Kodi and 4K videos seem to display fine (although it does not look as clear as the YouTube app running natively on Firestick (outside of Kodi).

Question - Can one play 4K movies on the first gen of Firestick within Kodi?  If not, why am I able play 4K YouTube videos?  Is it because it's being down scale automatically by YouTube?

Or, is it download speed the issue?  I have FIOS and it's clocking 24 Mbps down / 22.9 Mbps up.  I think that should be fast enough.  However, while playing 4K movies from skynet addon it did complain about speed being too slow.

If it can play 4K movies, then what am I doing wrong?  Is there some kind of ha4k Video Play Problemrdware setting I'm missing?  I checked the hardware settings and I did not see any acceleration settings.

Thanks in advance for your advise.

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the answer is no guys,

also you will find if you look into the config setting when playing the youtube so called 4k they probably showing something completely different. A firs tick is no where near powerful enough to do 4k. I know Amazon have to work on a damn good compression ratio but even I can't get 4k on my. stick from prime. A fire TV maybe especially the new gen but a stick will never be powerful enough 

Quote from Amazon

The Amazon Fire TV Stick is Amazon's slimline, dongle-style streaming device, in the same vein as the Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick. It has also been refreshed recently and offers a similar experience to the main set-top-box save for one major absence: 4K video.

 For 4K you need the new Amazon Fire TV 4K 

so this tells you youtube is not 4k video lol

sorry this is probably what you didn't want to hear but eventually when all goes 4K over the next couple of years the Stick will be no more :tw_smirk::tw_smirk:

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