[v7] Aidan's ROM [S905W4] [S905W] [S912] [S905X3] [ROM] [ATV 9] (Mi Box FW Port To Amlogic Boxes)

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aidanmacgregor

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    Hai aidan.. i have a95x f3 air.. with s902x3..
    Can i try this rom? If i flash with burn tools.. it can back to original version? Nothing corrupt right?

    Yes you can flash your stock firmware back, there is a small chance you'd rest button won't work (it may have different GPIO pins for the button, if this happens then mask Rom mode can be used to force it to be seen by the tool (it makes the tool think your NAND Iis empty ready to be flashed) the s905x3 testing version is available here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1rXx_Klrfmf5kIGT-KLDbDpJspQqGIpt5?usp=sharing
     
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    juan_milyun

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    Yes you can flash your stock firmware back, there is a small chance you'd rest button won't work (it may have different GPIO pins for the button, if this happens then mask Rom mode can be used to force it to be seen by the tool (it makes the tool think your NAND Iis empty ready to be flashed) the s905x3 testing version is available here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1rXx_Klrfmf5kIGT-KLDbDpJspQqGIpt5?usp=sharing
    Can I try this s905x3 test version to my X96 Max Plus S905X3 RTL8189FS 2/16 GB?
     

    pablooo.o

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    Hi Aidan,
    Thx for your great work!
    I've installed v4 s912 on my Alfawise H96pro 3/32. Everything is cool, but after I switch off the box using remote it will switch on after 30-40 seconds. It's on for 2-4 seconds and back switch off for next 30-40 seconds. And again, and again the same. When the box is off the blue light is completely off and I can't switch it on using the remote. Only when I cut the power and power back the box switch on. What's wrong with it?
     

    aidanmacgregor

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    Hi Aidan,
    Thx for your great work!
    I've installed v4 s912 on my Alfawise H96pro 3/32. Everything is cool, but after I switch off the box using remote it will switch on after 30-40 seconds. It's on for 2-4 seconds and back switch off for next 30-40 seconds. And again, and again the same. When the box is off the blue light is completely off and I can't switch it on using the remote. Only when I cut the power and power back the box switch on. What's wrong with it?

    Sounds like it's a uboot issue, best option would be to disable sleep in screensaver settings and keep the box running all the time :)
     
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    mymo82

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    Thanks @aidanmacgregor for the excellent work!
    I have installed it on my Meecool M8s Pro LQ as (rom S912/LPDDR3/LAN100/QCA9377/ltm8830 Rom) as per instruction by @athlon1 (thanks to him for the suggestion).
    The box works like a charm, I've come across only 2 minor issues:
    - once turned off, every now and then, red light binks blue and then goes red again, although the box remains off;
    - I'm asked to carry out an Android System Update, the whole update gets dowloaded, the box boots into bootloader, tries to install it but it fails.

    I am very eager for the next updates, this rom is fresh air for our s912 boxes
     
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    Adrian6275

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    First of all let me say thanks to @aidanmacgregor this is a great rom. I was able to install [v4] [S912] [LPDDR3] [LAN100] Aidan's Custom ROM (bcm4335...) (KM6335) (M8S PRO L LB...) on my Mecool M8s Pro L. Netflix, disney+, youtube are working with the exceptions of HBOMax. i was able to install from the playstore , video comes thru no problem but there is no audio. I tried reinstalling the Rom and trying changing the setting under digital audio format as suggested in other forums, i would clear cache and restart every time i made a change. i was wondering if anyone else had encountered this issue.
     

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    only way is with root or by editing the firmware usimg linux tools :)

    Hi when I try to unpack the rom it gives me this error, (There was a problem extracting your ROM)

    What can be caused this???

    I don't want to bother, but could you tell me what steps to follow to get the BT files included in the rom. I would appreciate it very much.
     

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    juancollado2003

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    First of all let me say thanks to @aidanmacgregor this is a great rom. I was able to install [v4] [S912] [LPDDR3] [LAN100] Aidan's Custom ROM (bcm4335...) (KM6335) (M8S PRO L LB...) on my Mecool M8s Pro L. Netflix, disney+, youtube are working with the exceptions of HBOMax. i was able to install from the playstore , video comes thru no problem but there is no audio. I tried reinstalling the Rom and trying changing the setting under digital audio format as suggested in other forums, i would clear cache and restart every time i made a change. i was wondering if anyone else had encountered this issue.
    Hi, did you try audio auto mode and connecting a speakers in the audio jack?
     

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      This Firmware Is FAST & STABLE

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      updates to S905W & S912 are slow due to not having test devices, makes stability improvements hard to diagnose, wifi improvements should be easier to add without testing and i will do this ass soon as i can, i have been working on a private project in most of my free time so not had a chance to further refine these chips, thanks for being paitent :)
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