Author Topic: V2.1.1 - 29March for ME500X2, MED450X2, MED400X2, MED400X2S - 0PEN BETA -  (Read 10021 times)

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Hi all Mede8er X2 owners

Thanks to the ongoing development on the X3D Series we are now able to port some of our enhancements across to the X2 Series.

Install V2.1.1_March29_2013_BETA
Install using the Emergency Procedure
http://www.mede8er.org/beta//Firmwares_Beta/MED500X2_BETA/V2.1.1_March29_2013_BETA.zip




Changelog  V2.1.1 - 29March 2013
1. New Functionality Mede8er JukeBox Plus
JukeBox Plus is new functionality within the X2 Firmware that will allow you to Aggregate your Movie JukeBoxes across different sources such as internal Hard Drive, USB Drives and Network shares both Samba and NFS. There is no limitation to the amount of Movie JukeBox's that can be added to JukeBox Plus and just remember that the source shares must have the required Mede8er folder structure with the correct images and xml files. JukeBox Plus is actually a dummy JukeBox and can be deleted at any stage without any effect on your source files.  
2. Added - Compound Filtering in Movie JukeBox
3. Added - 3 Row Movie JukeBox - Select 'Hide Movie Info' in Movie JukeBox to enable 3 Row View  
4. Added - Watched/Unwatched filter for Movie JukeBox searching
5. Added - Watched Indicator icon on Thumbnail.
6. Updated DLNA DMS / DLNS DMR
7. Updated images for DLNA music playback to match the rest of the GUI.

JukeBox Plus Instructions
1. Make sure your Internal Drive and USB drives have a Drive LABEL (Drive Name)
2. Make a folder on any source and name it what you like. (Note: The source needs to be write enabled)
3. We have added a facility in the GUI to add a folder so you do not require a PC to do this -   Navigate to a Drive or Network Share in the Mede8er Media Library and press the 'Edit' button on the remote and you will see a new function named 'New Folder'  - Use this this make your JukeBox Plus folder
4. Navigate to the new folder you just made ie JukeBox Plus or whatever you called it and press the 'Menu' button and select 'Add to Favourites'
5. Go to Favourites and you will see the new JukeBox Plus folder you have just made - Press the Menu Button and select option 'Aggregate Jukebox'
6. The folder will now be assigned as the Aggregated JukeBox and a new thumbnail will be displayed.      
7. Now you are ready to add Mede8er structure shares to the JukeBox Plus folder
8. A standard jukebox with Favourite link can be added to JukeBox Plus - Press the 'Menu' button and select option ' Add to Jukebox'  
Remember to turn on 'JukeBox View' in Setup Menu.
9. You can also add to JukeBox Plus directly from from the Media Library-- In the Media Library - Navigate to the folder you want to add and focus on it then press the 'Menu' button and select option 'Add to JukeBox' and the X2 will add this folder and Auto Rescan the JukeBox Plus folder. Repeat this process to add all the different folders you require to add to the Jukebox Plus.
11. Launch the JukeBox Plus icon and all your movies across the different drives and Network shares will be displayed in one consolidated Movie JukeBox.
12. If content changes on a drive or share then you need to re 'add to JukeBox+' and the new content will be added.  
13. On large collections the first scan can take some time ie Samba to HDD +- 230 movies/min and NFS to HDD +-260 movies/min. Rescanning when adding content will be a quick as only the new content needs to be added.
14. If you update Firmware then the JukeBox+ folder will have to be removed from Favourites and re-added.



Emergency Procedure
Download the latest Mede8er Firmware from www.mede8erforum.com. UnZIP or UnRAR or join with HJ Split and will find one file named install.img. Copy this file to the root directory of a Flash Drive. Plug the flash drive into the Mede8er. Unplug the power to the X3D. Plug the power jack back in and hold the ON/OFF button on the Mede8er (not the remote) down for 15sec and then release. After the firmware has been checked (+-5-10sec) it will start to update. You will see the update progress on your TV.  Do not remove power during the Firmware Update procedure .

Known Bugs - Sort search by latest in movie jukebox cause X2 to crash


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Please note.

The X2 has the "latest"  Jukebox+ code.  If you read Couto's excellent guide for Jukebox+ on the x3d you will not find item 8 ) above.   This simpler way of adding direct from Favourites hasn't yet made it to  the X3D!