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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 93488 22-Nov-2011 20:09 Send private message

Trying to watch tv3 at the moment and the box has a spaz every minute or so. Anyone else having this problem?

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 548642 22-Nov-2011 20:24 Send private message

Yes mine is doing the same. Check here:
http://www.dtvs.co.nz/forum/index.php?topic=199.0

Earlier today the post said to do a firmware update to fix the problem... looks like it's not the firmware as the post has been edited to say they've referred the problem to Homecast. No fix tonight most likely :(

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 548643 22-Nov-2011 20:26 Send private message

damn thing, looks to be the same problem as last time. Problem with something in the MHEG5 epg again. It gets some bad info and cant understand it. Pain in the ass.
http://www.dtvs.co.nz/forum/index.php?topic=199.0 

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Wannabe Geek


Reply # 548752 23-Nov-2011 09:13 Send private message

Good timing. I got sick to death of my Homecast box missing programmes (well, sick of my wife complaining) that in the weekend I stumped up for a MagicTV unit which is working fantastically (thanks to the firmware patch).

Anil at DTV Solutions is a nice guy, and does his best to help, but this i'm afraid this box is junk. Seeing as I have no love for it anymore, look for my firmware patching information soon (based on Kilaru's work) Laughing

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 548834 23-Nov-2011 11:25 Send private message

Seems to be fixed today. Bad info must have passed from the transmission. Hopefully they can get us a fix so it doesn't happen again.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 549479 24-Nov-2011 16:32 Send private message

They've now released a firmware update for the HT9200DTR to fix the issue.
http://www.dtvs.co.nz/index.php?main_page=firmware

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 549515 24-Nov-2011 17:43 Send private message

Right the restarting problem is happening again. I'll try the new firmware:
http://www.dtvs.co.nz/forum/index.php?topic=200.0

Wish me luck!...

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 549523 24-Nov-2011 17:55 Send private message

Hi,

I also have one of these units which was restarting itself again today - I've applied the new firmware and it all seems ok for the moment.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 556013 9-Dec-2011 17:42 Send private message

I've just applied the firmware update. Sadly I now only have audio and vision from the box (OSD etc.) 

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