HW-150PVR, Software / Firmware update

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HW-150PVR, Software / Firmware update

Postby Admin_Mediasonic » July 2nd, 2013, 10:15 am

DO NOT update firmware without consulting us 1st. You will end up bricking the unit, if you install wrong firmware.

V8, No Firmware update Required
V10, No Firmware update Required
V13, No Firmware update Required
V14, No Firmware update Required
V18 No Firmware update Required
V1 No Firmware update Required
V18 No Firmware update Required
V3 Please update to V2.1
V2.0, Please update to V2.1
V4.0, update to V4.1 if you use close caption. (If you don't use close caption, there is no need to update)
V5.0 update to V5.3, Fixed bugs on recording and EPG.
V5.4 Pre-released in 12 hour format.

if there are firmware update we will announce it

If your box come with different firmware then the above, please contact us and let us know which firmware you have now
and provide Serial# on your unit
email: support(AT)mlglobal.net (replace (AT) with @)


1. Save firmware to your computer and extract it
2. Copy the usb_upgrade_all_flash.bin file to a USB drive. < Do not put into folders>
3. Insert the USB drive to the usb port of the unit
4. Press menu button on the remote and navigate to System Tab
5. Select Software update and then USB upgrade
6. Select the file usb_upgrade_all_flash.bin and press ok
7. The Unit will start to update and when done it will reset itself
8. If you don't see the blue "software upgrading" screen, Then format your Flash drive into FAT32 and try again
9. After the unit is back, you can now press menu button on the remote and set your region and Enable DST for daylight saving time.
10. Re scan for channels (change the source to Air or Cable) (note: Cable is for Clear QAM ONLY, Available in some USA cable companies. None for Canada)
11. Your recording device should be formatted into NTFS file Format

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