Discussion in 'NEO X5 mini Official Firmware Releases' started by KAR, Mar 23, 2015.
Am I the only one with Wi-Fi problems? Should I return it or is there a fix?
I have flashed my device X5-Mini with the KikKat 230 release and everything seemed to work well except for the 2 following that some people already mentioned.
- Only 1 USB device is working. You can plug to either 1 of the 2 ports, the results are the same. The camera is not the issue here but it's rather the USB inside the version of firmware. Even if you try to use an USB hub and connect to only one USB port (no matter which one) with the 2 USB devices connected to the hub, only 1 device will be recognized. I think this one has to be fixed quickly as I need 1 USB port for my mouse and 1 USB port for Camera, Skype, Phone etc...
- About HLS levels, there are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 so which one should I use as sometimes I have to switch from 0 to 1 to have it worked and sometimes I have to switch it back from 1 to 0. The issue happened mainly with Youtube and some Online Movie streaming web sites. By the way what is behind those different HLS levels, what do they mean ?
Anyway, overall it's a real improvement comparing to the JellyBean version from March/2014. Thank You !
All issues reported (USB, youtube and camera) are fixed in the coming release. By Switching HLS levels you will change the internal player used. With the next release most apps will work at the HLS 0
Thank you for a very quick response ! Now, I'm waiting impatiently for the announcement of the coming release. After fixing those 2 main issues, it should be perfect release !
We need a test crew for a quick test of the new 2.4.0 firmware.
Please let us know if you want to test the new firmware before release.
( only active members can apply)
Test release: april 28/29
Official release: 30 april/1 may
- Camera fixes
- New mouse pointer ( bigger )
- USB fix ( X5 series)
- Youtube fix ( working in any HLS configuration )
- New sensor/giro driver
- Updated apps
- Settings changes.
- and things you will never notice
I'm in ! Being a system admin myself for HP-UX, Oracle/Solaris, Linux Redhat, Linux Suse, I'm very open to test new things. From the start with Mediagate, AC Ryan, WD Media Player, Seagate Theatre, Patriot Box Office, Pivos with their Busybox up to now with MK808, MK808b+, Minix X5 mini, MXQ85 with different versions of Android, I got them all just for the fun of trying them and rate them somehow for the beneficial of my friend. The changes in the upcoming test release sound very appealing just with the HLS and the USB/Camera fix.
please test in http://ittf.com/ittv, only played some minutes before out to home screen in v2.3.0
I'm having a Gigabit home network and for the sake of transfering files and streaming videos internally, I would like to know if a Sabrent USB2 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter is supported by the Minix Neo X5 Mini, if not is there any other one that will be supported. Right now I'm having a 100 Mb USB Ethernet Adapter and it is working fine but I think with a 1 Gb one, it will speed things up a little bit for the transfer of files from my NAS to the device. By the way, I just finished downloading the X5_240_Beta and will test it shortly. Will let you all know how it looks like.
Hi i have tried to install the kit kat 230 firmware using the rk tool 1.7 on my minix x5 mini. when i restore the firmware through my win 7 pc there are no errors and everthing seems ok and i leave it plugged in and connected to my computer for 15 to 20 mins. when i unplug my box and connect back to my tv and power up its stuck on the minix bootup screen. i tried reinstalling again but still stuck on bootup screen any suggestions i updated from 4.2.2
I updated my x5 mini to kitkat 230 from 4.2.2 too and eveything worsk well except a fews bugs people mentioned above (which are fixed in the next release 240).
You might want to try downloading the firmware again and reinstall to make sure it's not missing any bytes (it's best using a download manager, I use downthemall plugin on FireFox). Mine steps were:
1. Install RK driver on computer (windows 7).
2. Edit config.ini of RK flash tool. SUPPORTLOWUSB= to SUPPORTLOWUSB=TRUE (If your flash tool recognized your minix, skip this step).
3. Connect usb cable to computer. Hit reset hole with a paperclip while plugging in power cable.
4. Choose firmware on RK flash tool.
5. Hit "Restore" button, enjoy the new soul of your minix.
Hope that helps.
Thanks i got ut working i tried to install firware for x5 mini when i actually have the x5
thanks for your help
So frustrating. I luckily have still a winXP operating system on an old PC. This will not flash using the win8.1 systems. I have looked high and low but no fix or mention on here. Why!?? I am on about the RKbatch tool needed to install the latest update. WILL NOT WORK on any other pc except winXP.
Any chance this gonna be looked at???
Thanks in advance!
Also i notice no BATCH APP installer included in the latest update.
Everybox has this app. Why not the minix x5 mini.
Having to manually install the apps is so dated.
Come on guys.
Works fine at my win 8.1...possible you are using an USB 3 port ?
Tried both ports on my pc usb 2.0 and 3.0. Not recognized. Plugged in winxp. Ran perfect as usual. I have the latest updated win 8.1 at home. Using the win XP is a pain.
Working perfectly at my windows 8.1. try to do the following:
1 - plug-in the X5mini and remove the unknown device in the device manager
2 - unplug the X5mini and reboot
3 - download and install Rockchip driver Assistant (all versions)
4 - plugin the X5mini and see if it is getting installed.
If it is not working try:
In the RKBatch directory there is a file named config.ini just edit the SUPPORTLOWUSB= change it to SUPPORTLOWUSB=TRUE and retry
come on you should get this working...
nope nada. Gonna rest my brain now Least winxp worked . Thanks for the tips.
Check your pc settings, drivers (third-party usb 3.0 driver for example), anti-virus programs, etc. There's no way other people's pc (both win7 and win8.1) work and yours does not.
When will we get the new update? The problems with the HLS configuration in the current version are a little bit annoying...
I'm also having audio issues, just a slightly different species:
I start with sounds in the launcher working normally, start either SPMC or MINIX XBMC, and everything works normally. When I play either an AC3 or DTS bitstream using HDMI passthrough to my receiver, subsequent attempts to play PCM data are unsuccessful. If I attempt to play DTS or AC3 data, they work properly. Restarting the receiver does not resolve the issue. Restarting my X5 mini restores PCM playback. Toggling between the default and HDMI bitstream playback devices restores playback.
Is this an issue others have encountered before? Is it some kind of mixer problem in the ROM? Any ideas on what data to check to troubleshoot the problem?
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