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Bauhn 58" 4K QLED TV $669, 6 Way Powerboard with USB C 30W PD $39.99, 30 Pk Batteries $4.99 @ ALDI

780

Tv is $30 lower than last year.

Other items…

2.0 Sound bar $118

32" TV $249.

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  • +19 votes

    these batteries are utter rubbish

    • -8 votes

      Have used them in the past… They are alright.

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        The alkaline ones or the carbon ones?

    • +11 votes

      Agree, have had to rescue several remotes from these leaky batteries, long before expiry… I wouldn't put them in the landlords devices anymore let alone mine.

      Eneloops all the way, just have to remember to retrieve all my batteries before we move out.

      • +7 votes

        Eneloops everywhere, are you a king? Bunnings 24pks for 9.99 it is for the rest of the plebs.

        • +5 votes

          IKEA LADDA on sale is where it's at :)

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            @ozturtle: Seconds this. been said that LADDA are practically Eneloops

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              @rsop: Do you know the sale price (roughly)?

              IKEA is not indexed by PriceHipster.

        • +1 vote

          I assumed everyone here had an oversupply of eneloops from bargains… Lol
          Eneloop = <$5/pc… Original remotes ~$50/pc on average maybe… The second XBOne Elite controller that took a big hit in the corrosion Dept several hundred.
          Eneloops all the way.

          • +2 votes

            @ToobsAU: Speaking of which Jap Eneloop AAA 4 pks are on sale at Amazon right now for $17.60… CBF posting a deal but in case anyone else feels like posting
            https://www.amazon.com.au/dp/B01NA8IFFE/

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              @ToobsAU: @ToobsAU
              Can you recommend a good charger?

              Costco seems to be expensive
              https://www.costco.com.au/TVs-Electronics-Technology/Batteri...

              • +1 vote

                @utsc: I've got a LiitoKala Lii-600 but that's overkill for most people, I've also got an Lii-202 for travel and according to the discharge test on the 600 the 202 manages to charge the eneloops at least 95% of the capacity they get on the 600.

                So for most people with a not huge collection of batteries the 202/402 etc would be fine.
                You can get those on Amazon or Ebay pretty cheap.

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                  @ToobsAU: One thing I probably should say, the 600 is a massive beast of a charger physical dimension wise, I should have but didn't expect it to be as big as it is, due to its size I tend to leave it boxed up until I need to charge a whole bunch of batteries, fortunately I have plenty of batteries and I just move them from a charged section to a discharged section of a compartmented box I use for my batteries…

                  Be warned, eneloops are an addictive thing, they end up being used in every device you own and anytime they go on special for much under $5/cell I find myself rebalancing my collection with Pro, regular, AA/AAA depending on how many batteries my devices are consuming (based on the discharged stash vs charged stash).

                  I just ordered another couple of packs of the regular AAAs because bargain!

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          How does the Varta brand compare with ALDI Super Alkaline?
          They are almost the same price, although Varta is cheaper when you buy the 30pk AA.

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        Just dealt with these leaky batteries thankfully the device was rescued.

        How would you rate varta batteries from bunnings?

        • +2 votes

          I can't recall ever having a leaky Varta, even including the ones I've recharged over the years with my old ReZap charger.

          I don't use alkaline much these days but Varta are the ones I get if I need them.

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      I agree, replaced some active other day, didnt last long. Hopefully their rechargeable ones I replaced them with are decent.

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        I agree, they have hardly any charge. Constantly replacing them

    • +2 votes

      It's only super heavy duty. What do you expect?.

      It's not as if it's alkaline batteries.

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      Electrical engineer who I was living with at the time used these in a massive custom power pack. Did his due diligence. Bought a whole bunch of batteries to compare.

      Hold the most power for longer and gets the best longevity. This was about 4 years ago so not sure if the quality has changed.

      That is for the green rechargable Aldi ones.

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        That is for the green rechargable Aldi ones.

        Completely different from the ones in the deal which are zinc-carbon batteries.

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          Yes but people are taking about batteries here

  • +2 votes

    How is the tv has anyone got one?

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      a bit lower quality screen, little slower but works. for bedroom tv, its ok. but not good for living room. ( we never watch the TV channels, so cant comment on reception, but as a screen for android box, chromecase it is ok)

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        This is the 58" one?

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      Got the 65" for just under $600 last year
      Absolutely incredible value.
      Sound could do with a bit of love, but a $59 big-w soundbar did the trick perfectly.
      Great picture, just configured it a tad.
      HDR is average, but what do you expect for the price range who even cares.

      • +1 vote

        QLED wasn't released last year for the Bauhn 65" though, just the 58". So can't really compare your 65" non-qled and non-android one

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      We got one about a year ago when they had this one last time.
      Goes pretty good. Screen is bright and vibrant. Has android TV too which the 65” lcd model didn’t.

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    Better off getting a pack of Aldi rechargeable batteries.

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      Are they supposed to be in every Aldi store? I can never find any at my local

      • +2 votes

        Should be, in the impulse buy rack at the checkout.

        • -5 votes

          They are definitely not rechargeable. At least they are alkaline.
          I have not seen ALDI sell rechargeable batteries, even as special buys.

          • +1 vote

            @DoctorCalculon: Strange. They're at all the stores around me in WA. The green and red pack, $5.99 for 4.

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              @bamzero:

              The green and red ones, $5.99 for 4 pack.

              I have been to a fair few ALDI stores in VIC. They don't sell the rechargeable ones that you speak of at the counter here.
              I will definitely ask next time I am shopping.

              I always assumed ALDI stores were standardised across the country. I guess not.

              • +1 vote

                @DoctorCalculon: They’re getting hard to find but they definitely are around in VIC.
                I had to ask last time and they helped find a pack in another checkout aisle.

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                @DoctorCalculon: They are having stock issues. Stores around me ran out back in June last year.

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          I always see the Alkalines but never the rechargeables. Maybe I have to ask for them

      • +1 vote

        Ask for store member or chat with the manger to check the stock in nearest store hope this helps..

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        They are not in every checkout isle. Usually have to look for them, unlike the non-rechargable variants that are everywhere. Definitely in all the NSW stores I've been to

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        Have seen them at all the Aldi stores I've visted in SA (including regional SA). The batteries come in 2 packs I think? With a red strip on them and are near the mints etc at the checkout.

        They are not too bad for the price.

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          The batteries come in 2 packs I think?

          4 pack for the AAA

          AA I can't remember anymore

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        I was told by a staff member that they had been discontinued.

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    Kogan series 9 55 inch is $570 might be similar quality to this bauhn.

    https://www.kogan.com/au/buy/kogan-55-smart-hdr-4k-led-tv-an...

    • +1 vote

      They advertise it as QLED not LED like Kogan

    • +2 votes

      The Kogan one isn't QLED.

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    Any chance for full catalogue or link to see one? Cheers!

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      Rest of the catalogue is beauty stuff… Cream, body wash etc. I can post it if you like

      • +1 vote

        Entire catalogue please

        • +1 vote

          Uploaded

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    One day I hope Aldi will be available nationwide. One day…

  • +12 votes

    Do NOT buy the batteries. They are not alkaline.
    "Heavy duty" and "Super heavy duty" batteries ought to be banned outright.

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      Got any more info about them?

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        carbon

        these are low end clock. remote control electric scale batteries but really what did you expect for 15-20c per battery?

    • +2 votes

      They're about a third the price and hold about a third the energy.

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      Whatever "duty" it doesn't mean squat

      • +3 votes

        People always get fooled by the name. One more reason to ban these cheap ass nasty batteries.

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        Zinc carbon batteries can actually supply more peak current than alkaline batteries, hence the "heavy duty".

        For electronics they are rubbish, only real use is when you need to drive a motor, which needs more current, however they typically have only 1/3 the capacity of alkaline batteries.

    • +4 votes

      Companies should have an ethical and environmental responsibility while pocketing billions.

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        chuckles in ScoMo

        Want a handshake instead?

    • +5 votes

      Disposable batteries should be outright banned.

  • +1 vote

    The 58" 4K QLED tv was $549 at big W few weeks ago. I believe it's the same model (just rebranded).

    • +1 vote

      The BigW one was 65" and it was 699$.

      • +1 vote

        The 58" one was $549, I bought it. Although it's now back to $1099 https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/595433?page=1#comment-9897...

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          Any good?

          • +1 vote

            @jrjr: Yep, for the price you really can't get anything better. Beats out many sub $1000 TVs.

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              @j0hnd0e: i set an ozbargain alert so hopefully next that time eko one goes on sale, im gonna grab it. trend seems to be price drop every month or two.

              and instead of a $1500 samsung qled tv, id rather the 65" $700 eko one and then spend the leftover $7-800 on a ps5 xD

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            @jrjr: Yep, really good! Wouldn't surprise me if this Bauhn 58" is identical, just badged differently. The 58" EKO is identical in every way to the 58" Hitachi I was about to buy from The Good Guys for $699 during a sale… even the back plastic shell and all in/outputs were the same! Glad I walked away to think about it because that's when I discovered the EKO for $100 less then it dropped further a week or so later. Just a fantastic 'all-rounder' TV and even pretty good value at its current $1099 to be honest but you'd be silly not to wait for another sale.

            Update: going by the leg shape and remote eye alone it looks veeerrryyyy similar to the EKO. 97% sure it's the same thing… apparently a Konka TV badged by whoever wants to put their name on it.

            • -3 votes

              @SteveAndBelle: Bauhn is terrible

            • +7 votes

              @SteveAndBelle: Yeah it is the same, this Bauhn, EKO and the Hitachi SM20 is the exact same model. The OEM of the TV is MTC, not Konka. Konka is just a rebadge as well. http://www.szmtc.com.cn/en/product/terminal

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                @j0hnd0e: There you go then! Thanks for the info.

                I just had a look at the Bauhn manual and the remote is different to the EKO but from memory it's the same as the Hitachi. The manual only has drawings of the rear of the TV and its ports so its difficult to prove it that way … but its pretty obviously the same unit.

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                  @SteveAndBelle: Could you share the dimensions of the tv with the stand? We have limited height on our tv table.

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                    @wakkawalla: Sorry, I can't as I bought it for my Dad so it's at his place. Maybe someone else here can help?

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                    @wakkawalla:

                    cCould you share the dimensions of the tv with the stand? We have limited height on our tv table.

                    If it is indeed the same as the EKO K580USGQ, then according to the specs:

                    With Stand
                    1289 (w) × 269 (d) × 811 (h) mm

        • +3 votes

          Big W definitely had the 58" a week ago. I bought one great panel for the price.

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            @Dingus: Hey Dingus, can you help wakkawalla above with dimensions?

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          Can anyone find/share the dimensions between the legs of the tv? I can't find that dimension anywhere. I need to see if it will fit on the tv unit. Will be much appreciated

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            @zammijz: Yea would like to know the dimensions between the two widest points of the legs for myself too, stuck in the same situation.

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              @puzzles2: The legs are the same width as the panel.

    • -1 vote

      $499 for the 55 JVC from $799

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        The JVC is a different model. It doesn't have HDR.

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          True but HDR is 99.99% marketing gimmick on low nits tv’s anyway to be honest and mostly the picture looks better with it off

          It’s the physiological effect of seeing it come up in overlay when you start a movie more than anything.

          When we have true 12bit, 1000nits full array, local dimming nano/micro qled its BS

  •  

    Grab this power socket 6 way for cheaper (it doesnt have usb c thought)

    AU $25.03 | Original Xiaomi Mi Power Socket Strip With 3 USB 5V 2.1A Fast Charging Extension 6 Sockets With Safety Door
    https://a.aliexpress.com/_mOgReFR

    • +3 votes

      USB-C vs USB-A
      30w vs 15w
      "Right" vs "Wrong" orientation (can't connect many chargers with the Xiaomi plugs there)

      That said, I usually love Xiaomi stuff, and would never buy Aldi electronics again.

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      Not PD but yeah

    • +2 votes

      Does it light up anywhere when plugged in ?

      Thanks.

  • +2 votes

    Any reviews on the soundbar??

    • +1 vote

      Better of getting this JBL from HN for $145.
      https://www.harveynorman.com.au/jbl-cinema-sb110-2-0-channel...

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        How do these compare to other budget soundbars like Yamaha YAS-108 and Sony HT-S100F?

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          Would also like to know

      • +5 votes

        I was going to grab the Yamaha but missed out so after seeing this choice soundbar review (Oct 2020) I got the JBL Cinema (from Big W) as I didn't really want to get subwoofer. I'm no sound engineer but I'm pretty happy with the sound, makes the 59" Ekko tv I picked up for $599 from Big W (same as Bauhn) seem much better value. I connected it with bluetooth pretty straightforward, but it also comes with a hdmi. Just finished watching Stranger Things 3, demagorgon sounds awesome coming through the soundbar!

        Here's a few of the scores for soundbars (only) from the review which had 16 soundbars and 30 +/- subwoofer & rear speakers:
        Dali Katch One $1499rrp: Expert rating 82% (Stereo listening panel score 87%, Multi-channel listening panel score 92%, Ease of use score 61%)
        JBL Cinema SB110 [email protected]: Expert rating 77% (Stereo listening panel score 80%, Multi-channel listening panel score 82%, Ease of use score 67%)
        JBL LinkBar $599rrp: Expert rating 76% (Stereo listening panel score 87%, Multi-channel listening panel score 84%, Ease of use score 66%)
        Sony HTX8500 $745: Expert rating 65% (Stereo listening panel score 62%, Multi-channel listening panel score 67%, Ease of use score 61%)
        Yamaha YAS-108 $349rrp: Expert rating 70% (Stereo listening panel score 78%, Multi-channel listening panel score 77%, Ease of use score 63%)
        Bauhn Soundbar$80: Expert rating 48% (Stereo listening panel score 38%, Multi-channel listening panel score 42%, Ease of use score 60%)

        The Dali had the highest score out of 46 systems reviewed whilst Bauhn the lowest, but to be fair the Bauhn in the pic looks like an older square model, whilst the one on sale here is rounded, maybe a different manufacturer altogether. The most expensive $4000 Sennheiser Ambeo rated 70%.

        • +1 vote

          Thanks the JBL Cinema soundbar is not bad at all based on that comparison! Also realised I can do Office Works Price Matching to bring down the soundbar value below $140.

          • +1 vote

            @dewolfblue: Good one! You'll be happy having spent $22 more on the JBL then on Bauhn for sure. Be prepared it's a big long heavy bastard to carry!

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          Thanks @2048addict - that's really helpful. Did they also look at the Sonos soundbars & if so, how did they compare?

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            @dr oz: Happy to share, see this Choice article link if you want to see pics of all the ones reviewed and model numbers and the scores below for you:

            Model:Expert rating%, Stereo listening panel score%, Multi-channel listening panel score%, Ease of use score%.
            Playbase:76,82,92,63. (Choice recommended)
            Playbar:72,81,82,62.
            Beam:70,77,77,63.
            Arc:69,77,75,61.

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              @2048addict: @2048addict: Thanks again. I am going to assume you are a Choice member… which I am not, but the info is more than helpful! cheers

  • +2 votes

    Those garage shelves are very very very bad. It ended up on the kerb within 12 months.

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    Those garage shelves can be found on eBay 2 for ~$72.50 (free delivery). Just search for “ 2x0.7M Warehouse Shelving Racking Storage Garage Steel Metal Shelves Rack”.

    ALDI is cheaper if you only need 1 though.

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      Bunnings will have the equivalent cheaper