Wrong Firmware Openbox

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Nosbod

Nosbod

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Hi

I have two s9 open box receivers and one s10. The one s9 stopped working and I was installing the second s9. I wanted to put the same firmware on this unit however I mixed up the firmware and put the s10 firmware on the s9. Yes you guessed it it won't work.

Is there any way to fix this or is it a door stop.

I have looked on this site under firmware and found a driver which will allow one to access the receiver by serial port. Will this then allow me to unload the proper firmware.

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

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jorgek

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Yup if your S9 is unresponsive you will need the serial null modem cable to reload the correct firmware. You will also need the loader software. I think its available in the firmware download section.

I had the same reaction when I tried to install S10 FW on my S9.

Oh I also had to get a serial to USB converter since my laptop does not have an rs-232 port.
 
Nosbod

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Thanks for the information Jorgek. I have a serial cable and both ends have a female adapter. I'm assuming this is the cable you are referring to. I to will have to get an adapter. Once I obtain the proper connector and find the firmware patch how do I go about doing this.

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jorgek

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Well you have the driver, you will have to set the com port after you install the USB/Serial adapter. Then you enter the firmware version to download to S9. Follow the prompts. Takes about 5 minutes.
 
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