HW130STB / Firmware update

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HW130STB / Firmware update

Postby Admin_Mediasonic » May 31st, 2016, 5:58 pm

DO NOT update firmware without consulting us 1st. Otherwise, you may end up bricking the unit.
ATTN: For firmware request, please provide a photo showing serial #

V1.0 update to V1.1, Fixes bugs on Fast Forwarding.

if there are firmware updates we will announce it

If your box come with different firmware then the above, please contact us and let us know the firmware version you currently have
and 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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