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V3.0.2 - 10 Jan 2014 X3D Series
« on: January 09, 2014, 06:52:06 am »


We urge you to firstly read the V3 Specific User Manual before just making posts about things not working correctly.  

NOTE: All Hard drives must have a unique name for correct functionality with V3 firmware. Connect the Hard Drive to your Windows PC and in My Computer right click the Drive icon and you can give the Hard Drive a name. Remember that each drive must have a unique name example Hard Drive1, Hard Drive2 etc etc

Win7, 8, 8.1 users - Safe Removal is incompatible with the linux NTFS code. Instead use Utility to Eject the Mede8er (or shared external USB drive) - USB Disk Ejector  http://quickandeasysoftware.net/software/usb-disk-ejector
Vanishing files and un-mountable partitions can occur as  a result of using Safe Removal. Those should get fixed by using slave mode, running chkdsk and removing the player using the USB Disk Ejector tool.

ChangeLog V3.0.2 - 10 Jan 2014
1. Dev. Setup option - Default Subtitle 'Internal' or 'External'
2. Dev. F1 button now toggles DNLA DMR when on Home or Favourites screen
3. Fix for MP4 with AC3 and AAC track - (works fine is AC3 is the first sound track) checking issue when AAC is first.  
4. Dev: subtitle: Improved text based subtitle border, now copy the text and change colour and add xy offset.
5. Fix: cover image corruption during DMR music playback.
6. Dev: audio output: add a setup menu 'Volume Fixed', if HDMI or SPDIF output is passthrough
7. Dev: subtitle: change do not to rename downloaded subtitle to movies.oss1.srt, movies.oss2.srt, now keep original name.
8. Fix: TextHorizontal still showing in home menu when we restore default skin.
9. Fix: Some WAV files have noise for last seconds when playing via HDMI/SPDIF output
10. Fix: setup menu default application: updated youtube-xl changed to 'YouTube', and 'File manager' changed to 'Media Library".
11. Fix: jukebox: will now sort 'Genre' data by alpha.
12. Dev: media library: will sort file and directory by name alpha.
13. Fix: jpeg decoder: occasional crash
14. Feature: subtitle: add 16 languages to download from internet.
15. Fix: smi subtitle: can't load smi file without HEAD area.
16. Dev: font: support maximum size of customized font up to 15MB.
17. Fix: Scraping Info meta - long actors names etc show under new names after 'Edit' function.
18. Fix: now prohibit any folder with contents inside to be made into a JukeBox+  
19. Fix: 'autoplay' function: single movie cann't repeat title.
20. Dev: auto play: won't display NEXT icon for 'autoplay'.
21. Dev: updated tvdb App to 1.0.8
22. Fix: jukebox tv series: we cann't save any text content when scrape language is set to Korean
23. Dev: Korean Scrape: will fit background to screen
24. Dev: font: add new Korean default font 'NanumBarunGothic.ttf'
25. Dev: jukebox: merge external patch to support runtime and convert html unsafe symbols for Korean jukebox 'daum'.
26. Dev: jukebox tv series: only scrape text content when scrape language is set to Korean
27. Dev: daumtv jukebox: will convert xml and html special symbol to correct symbol.
28. Dev: string table: update French strings
29. Fix: string: 'Fix NTFS partition' still no be translated.
30. Dev: string table: add 16 language name, such 'FARSI', 'HINDI''Basque', etc.
31. Fix: string table: 'Supprimer ""about.jpg""' should be 'Supprimer "about.jpg"'.
32. Feature: stringtable: add a string 'Brazilian Portuguese'.
33. Feature: subtitle: support download it in Brazilian Portuguese.
Additional changelog from V3.0.2 BETA
34. Fixed Slideshow Right/Left Nav next/previous image rendering
35. Dev: Opensubtitles.org added curl as download agent.
36. Dev: update string table 'Mede8er French Translation (Update 30 december 2013).txt'
37. Dev: string table: update 'MKStringTable_17Dec2013_Croatian.xls'.
38. Dev: Movie Jukebox: will skip folder named 'EXTRA' when scanning.
39. Fix: download subt: some subt cann't be loaded.
40. Dev: Korean font: disable 'NanumBarunGothic.ttf' until it stable.
41. Fix: Korean - media info: in media library, last line of plot is cut.
42. Fix: Korean - media info: in media library, actor list is cut.
43. Dev: Korean tv seriese: will set rescan to save korean content.
44. Dev: smi subt: non laoding of subtitle due to empty header
45. Dev: skin: support up to 25MB font size, up to 40MB skin size



STEP1    IF YOU ALREADY INSTALLED V2 YOU CAN SKIP STEP1
Install X3D_Series_V2_Bootloader_17Jan2013
Install using the Emergency Procedure -  After Installing this Bootloader updater your Bootloader should read as foll under Info in Setup Menu - KIIE.0402.0065
Warning: Do Not Unplug Power during the Bootloader updating process as this could result in a 'bricked' Mede8er.  
http://www.mede8er.org/Firmware_Final/MED1000X3D/X3D_Series_V2_Bootlaoder_17Jan2013.zip
 
STEP2
Install V3.0.2- 10Jan2014
http://www.mede8er.org/Firmware_Final/MED1000X3D/X3D_Series_V3.0.2_10Jan2014.zip

Install using the Emergency Procedure

Note: After a Firmware Update you need to add the JukeBox+ folder back to Favourites then Press Menu button and select ‘Aggregate JukeBox’ and then it should be exactly the way it was prior to the update.

X2 Skin for X3D Series
Note: this skin will only work correctly with V3.0.2 or higher
 


http://www.mede8er.org/skin_pack_downloads/X3/X2_Skin_for_X3_15Dec2013.zip


V3 Specific Functions User Manuals
http://www.mede8er.org/artwork/temp/2013/V3_X3D_16Sept2013_v0.pdf

Online Move Scraper User Guide
http://www.mede8er.com/mede8er_X3_movie_scraper_user_guide_V3.html

Online TV Series Scraper Guide
http://www.mede8er.com/mede8er_X3_TV_Series_scraper_user_guide_V3.html

Yadis Look Movie Scraper Skin
http://www.mede8er.org/skin_pack_downloads/X3/Scraper_Skin_Yadis_look.zip

Yadis Look Movie Scraper Skin2
http://www.mede8er.org/skin_pack_downloads/X3/Scraper_Skin_Yadis_look2.zip

Default Movie Scraper Skin Sample
http://www.mede8er.org/artwork/temp/2013/Mede8er_v3_default_movie_scraper.jpg

Yadis Look Movie Scraper Skin Sample
http://www.mede8er.org/artwork/temp/2013/Mede8er_v3_Yadis_Look_movie_scraper_skin.jpg

JukeBox+ Online Guide  
http://www.mede8er.com/mede8er_JukeBox_Plus_user_guide_V0.html

NET API - Apsolute App Online Guide
http://www.mede8er.com/mede8er_net_api_Apsolute_App_user_guide_V0.html


* YouTube subject to availability and support by YouTube and Mede8er cannot be held responsible should YouTube stop supporting the service.

NOTE: Press 'F3' Button to open Virtual Keyboard for AccuWeather and Internet Browser


    
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 .



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Re: V3.0.2 - 9 Jan 2014 X3D Series
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2014, 10:03:22 am »
Subtitle Download

This firmware has new code for downloading subtitles. Opensubs gave us a 30 day "window" to  stop using Wget,  after which ISP's will start to  get blocked again.  Those who use Subtitle Download "must" change to  this  firmware or risk  that happening.


Known Issues

1)Unfortunately  expanded ISO played via the Play Disk code still expect subtitles to use the parent folder name, and don't recognise the opensubs filename.

2)The scrapers are very intolerant of a slow DNS system and this is compounded by a firmware upgrade as the network contains stale DNS data the scrapers ignore.  The usual advice on testing other DNS server settings should be followed;-
Under Network Setup, find either Manual DNS in the wired setup,  or Full Manual Setup in Wireless.  (If you set up wired first then Auto DHCP Wireless should pick  up  the Wired Manual DNS setting)

a) Change the DNS server to the router IP if it has a DNS proxy.
b) Change the DNS server to a Public DNS server which may be faster than your ISP's, such as 8,8,8,8.

This might help in finding a better server:-
http://code.google.com/p/namebench/

If the local proxy found (top left window) ends  up as slow as the internet servers according to namebench, then it means it isn't a proxy, it's just a link.


3) The process for  dismounting drives be it manually or on power down has changed.  It has been tested by Devs with simple USB drives and they maintain the change is beneficial.  We are now aware of at least 2 makes of drive which  now work differently than  they  did before 3.0.2.:-

Icy Box IB-351StU3S-B
Maxell 2TB Tank

These drives  have a led which is lit up when the drives is mounted, and it turns off when they  are unmounted...but that  could be just co-incidence as we have no detailed descriptions of the led function on those drives. With 3.0.2 that led no longer goes off.

We need to understand why..so we can't say for sure that  those 2 drives  are indeed unmounting.
« Last Edit: January 20, 2014, 02:14:00 pm by jer1956 »