After swapping the hard drive into the spare. Unit, all is working nicely and the OLD unit is no longer working, instead going through the Start up loop.
I decided not to swap the power over as I had not done this before, but I could see a couple from screws and connectors that would...
To complete this thread.
I played with the settings and turned the two below off, after which it worked ie ending a show on VIMU, meant the Humax stopped showing it as playing.
Change display to ultra HD - off
Always use software decoding - off
After running Fixdisk twice and booting up.... it’s still looping so I’m assuming it’s as df suggested, a power surge at start up so it’s most likely a power supply issue.
I’ve looked for bulging capacitors and nothing obvious, and not 100% clear how to swap the power supply over...
Thanks again df, I’ve sent the VIMU app developers a note.
I’ll can’t tell which protocol is user by the app looking through the settings.
it states .... Player uses standard protocols like SMB (Windows sharing), UPnP/DLNA and NFS.
Do you know of an alternative player that works with the Humax...
Complete random question..
I watch the content of the HDR FOX T2 with custom firmware on my Panasonic tv via a fire stick using the VIMU media viewer app (the only one I got to work with the .TS files).
when I stop playing content, the PVR still thinks it’s playing and I can sometimes see...
Thank you df for the insight, very much appreciated.
I’ll let the long disk check finish and see if it throws up anything, then run fixdisk and keep my non expectant fingers crossed.
I do have a “spare” unit in the loft as once I worked out how flexible these boxes are I got a cheap one off...
I have found out how to start fixdisk
HOME/ Command line/ Passcode// Maint/ fixdisk
although, I have started the long disk check first to see what it finds (should have done short first as the long is taking 256 minutes).
Any advice on why it Boots without drive connected welcome as I...
Hi All, apologies for reaching out to you but I’ve come to the end of my abologies.
I have a HDR-fox T2, I swapped the Hdd to a 2TB HDD an age ago with no issues and it’s running custom wear
After many years of happy service, when I boot it, it cycles through Start-up / custom firmware.