Xtreamer > Firmware > Ver 2.0

Ver.2 Xtreamer firmware is based on the new SDK and offers many exciting new features including Internet Radio, image thumbnail support, HD GUI, iPhone virtual control and so on.

What's new in this firmware?

New features:

1.    BD ISO playback support.

-          Cant supports menu navigation.

2.    Change from SD UI to HD UI.

3.    DTS HD Master Audio down-mixing and pass-through.

-          Pass-through(5.1ch )

4.    Dolby TrueHD down-mixing.

-          Pass-through(5.1 PCM format)

-          Direct pass-through (5.1ch) will be prepared soon.

5.    Internet Radio.

A.    Internet Radio” menu added in main OSD.

B.    *MyRadio* link to MyRadio folder in internal HDD first partition root directory.

C.    .plsx extension detection support for internet radio.

D.    Same file format for .pls and .plsx

E.    User can use internet radio files residing in their internal or external HDD.

6.    Photo thumbnail display.(in Photo menu)

A.    Preview button toggles between Preview off/Preview on/Photo Thumbnail in Photo menu if there is any photo file in that folder.

7.    Network virtual Remote Control.

A.    URL http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/rc for mobile device.

B.    URL http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/rc2.

C.    Multilanguage support from keybord to search, rename etc.

D.    Usable from PC/IPhone/mobile hand phone(including web browser)

8.    Hostname Change Support

A.    Web setup->DDNS/Hostname

B.    \\hostname (to access Samba share), http://hostname:portnumber (to access web service).

9.    UI effect sound.

-          Setup->System->Effect Sound.

10. Video playback window size decreased in internet menu.

-      Press zoom button to switch to middle size, full screen, small Screen.

11. Zoom and navigation support for Weather map in internet -> weather menu.

12. Home menu UI can support multi language.





13. Improve HDMI compatibility.

14. Audio volume normalize.(except AAC, WMA pro).

15. Network playback streaming speed up.

16. Change Music Jukebox UI.

17. Change weather UI.

18. Change video playback information window.

19. Change wireless Network UI.

20. Increase subtitle window size

21. Changed loading image for internet menu.

22. Changed keyboard UI for internet menu.

23. Reduced changing time between wireless and wired network.

24. Language added (Arabic, Estonia, Hungarian, Slovenia, Vietnam) in web interface.

25. Internet Video preview displays current time/total time and progress bar with buffering bar.

26. Fan speed manual setting from 0 ~ 200.

27. UTF8/UTF16 auto detection when no selection of Unicode in SUB-T/ID3TAG .

28. After pressing Enter button on video file, direct playback while preview is on.

29. Detection of external ODD improved.

A.    If cant detect, go to Home and press Eject. It will retry to detect.

B.    To eject DVD go to Home menu and press Eject button(when DVD is detected).

30. Fast forward from 0.8x to 2.0x displays subtitle also.

31. Delete function added to remote control Delete (3) button.

32. Change folder/file list in alphabetically order.

-      A, A1, C4, a2, b3 -> A, A1, a2, b3, C4.

Bugs fixed

Bugs fixed:

33. 24p cinema mode

34. FLAC file playback including id3tag.

35. Support MKV internal idx+sub subtitle.

36. Movie including FLAC audio codec playback support.

37. Sometime crashes when displaying Folder JPG in preview window.

38. Max 16 character input in keyboard changed to Max 128 character

39. Direct numbers input from remote control to keyboard.

40. DEL/SP key problem fixed for Chinese keyboard.

41. After returning from NAS Mode, photo crash problem fixed.

42. Audio file play problem solved from UPnP client.

43. Play/Pause both works for Internet Video playback.

44. Rumania code page changed.

A.    ISO-8859-2  ->  ISO-8859-16

45. Chinese missing character support.

46. Samba Share of windows 7 cant be seen.

47. Center alignment of Arabic subtitle.

48. No subtitle displayed while playing video if 1080P 24Hz set from setup menu.

49. WPA key 64 characters not display.


Download and installation instructions

To upgrade the firmware from a 1** version please:
1. Download the file.

2. Save the file on your computer (any directory).
3. Copy your file to a USB memory stick and use the USB host port on your Xtreamer.
3. Turn on your Xtreamer and navigate to the SETTINGS menu of your Xtreamer.
4. Find and select the FIRMWARE UPGRADE option
5. Navigate to the USB memory attached to your Xtreamer containing the firmware update file.

PLEASE NOTE: We do not recommend to upgrade the firmware via your network shared folders, as a loss in connection to the network could cause a break in the firmware upgrade process.

7. Once you have located the file, highlight the file and press ENTER on your remote to begin the upgrade process.
8. The Xtreamer will reboot and the process will be done in matter of few minutes. Once done the Xtreamer will reboot itself.
After the process is finished, you may want to do a RESTORE DEFAULT in the SETTINGS menu.


Emergency firmware download and installation instructions

Emergency Firmware Procedure ver.1.0.1

Before starting the procedure of emergency recovery - Please make sure you are using the AV RCA cables and not HDMI. Some TV HDCP protocols may cause problem to show the procedure on TV.

(1) Download the file Xtreamer Emergency
(2) Extract the file install.img (120 mb)
(3) Copy the “install.img” file to the root of the USB flash memory or HDD inside Xtreamer.
(4) Take out the unit out of the electricty power on the wall. wait 10 sec. Bring it back to the power
(5) In Remote control, press “Home” -> “3” -> “Power” not any other sequence. 
No need to use power first. Any other sequence will fail and nothing will happen as the call for this procedure is initiated by HOME button pressed first...Keep it pressed + press 3 + press power until you see the process starts.

If the firmware is not in the root of the USB the process will fail as the process seek the .img in the USB root.

Process Emergency upgrade should be visible on the screen if done correct.

Please note : After “intro” screen, if system boots without further update procedure, re-try emergency firmware update while powering-off the unit. It means you did not do it in the correct way. PRESS the HOME first and after 3 and after POWER while the unit is OFF.

Other resources and links

Xtreamer official 2.0 release notes (from v2.0.0beta4) for beta testers.


Bug fixed:

1.    After booting CPU 100% used.

2.    Divx7 mkv+subtitle movie file playback freezes the player.

3.    During Internet radio playing, if network disconnected, player freeze.

4.    If playback time is less than 10 second or 1minute, skip(-10sec/-1min) dont works.

5.    DDNS dont update.

6.    WEB security for Virtual network remocon.

7.    WPA key 64 characters not display.

8.    Subtitle default position move upper.

9.    Screen saver on Home menu.

10. HDMI audio on/off.

Frequently asked questions

DTS HD Passthrough is ready. We are waiting for an approval from  the DTS Labs to release it.