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[v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X-S905W-S912-S905X2-S905Y2-S905X3-S905W4] [Android TV 9] [Netflix TV] [Disney+] [Google Play Certified] [ROOT]

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aidanmacgregor

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Can I use this ROM on Benq QS01 based on S905Y2? How to pair bluetooth remote if newest ROM update states "No Remote Pair Screen"?
the remote pair screen was only for the official mi box remote, you will have to maually pair another bluetooth remote, can use hdmi CEC, keyboard/mouse or connect ethernet and use the android tv remote app, i dont think this device will work but i cant say for sure :)
 

motuslechat

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Jan 26, 2014
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Hi,

Can I use this ROM with X96 Air P3 (S905X3 4/64) or with Mecool M8S Pro W (S905W 2/16) and if yes, can you give me the name of img file ?


1. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X3] [ATV 9] (HK1 Box VONTAR X3 Transpeed X3 Air H96 MAX X3) (Thanks Mick Ackerley).img
2. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X3] (A95X F3) FB-Zeyn Elenson.img
3. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X3-b] (T95 Max Plus) (AP6330) XDA-eManuka.img
4. [v8] Aidan's ROM [s905x3-b] (AX95DB) [email protected]
5. [v8] Aidan's Rom [S905X3] (TX3).img
6. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X3] [ATV 9] (X96 Max Plus Q1) XDA-AYOSFlame.img
7. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X3] [ATV 9] (X96 Max Plus 2) 4-32GB [Clock Fix Thanks XDA-asegura074].img
8. [v8] Aidan's Rom [S905X3] (x96 air v2) XDA-XDA-AcidIce18.img
9. [v8] Aidan's Rom [S905X3] (BZ TX3) (SP6330) YT-xensored.img
10. [v8] Aidan's Rom [S905X3](T95Q MAX) FixLed XDA-chris36202.img


Thank you !
 
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rololo88

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Jul 17, 2008
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DId you find any solution after all?

My T95Z Max 2G/16G uses same LPDDR. None of three images works, the box just doing reboot loop after flashing the image. For now I cannot find any working ATV firmware working on this box. Only the non-atv version with 7.1.2 works (Poison4.3) . Any suggestion for the debugging?
I am in the same boat as you, the only solution for me was to revert to the stock firmware.
 

cliffreich

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Oct 28, 2014
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Can someone tell me how to add the LAN 100 driver to the "12. [v8] Aidan's ROM [s912] fix DDR keeps randomly freezing and restarting -XDA aoliu.img" that avoids random freezes? I can't stand WiFi lag and ethernet wont work with it.
 

gridi88

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Mar 8, 2013
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unfortunatley i dont know why your devices are not booting and i dont have an affected device to try and figure this out :)
HI, I have a kii pro s905, and actually use this Android TV room.


Is compatible your room v8 in my box? I think is a s905d but I don't know. Cheers.
 
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polosolo

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Sep 30, 2014
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@aidanmacgregor

Thank you Sir for this Image rom. it looks really cool and like the look and features of this rom.
I have a few questions please .
ATM I have Slimbox v14 installed on a H96 Pro+ 3/32GB Blue PCB v.6 Board LPDDR.
I am UK based and have problems installing ITV HUB 1.53 Android TV version , which is quite disappointing...I do realize that these Mi boxes do have problems with certain ATV UK based TV apps and mostly need to side load certain apps e.g.: ITV HUB..........Recently thou I read reports that the ITV Hub ATV revision may be compatible ...But sadly I am unable to get this version working correct. Still looking further into this. and also, ALL4....

1: What are the main differences between your Rom v8 build and the Slimbox v14? ... Sorry to ask for a comparison.... But really would like your input.

2: Do you know if the ATV ITV Hub revision app (v1.52, v1.53) works in your version of the Rom image? What UK TV apps have you got working?
I much prefer the Android TV interface and would rather not have to use the mobile versions of the UK TV apps with an air mouse.

Any feedback or further help would be really appreciated Sir.
Thank you.

PS: Just reading through the Thread All 77 pages lol and believe you are in the UK... So please if this is correct and you have working apps for ALL The main UK TV services Plus Any other on demand ATV apps you may have, can you please put them on Google Drive or similar so I can grab them Sir.
I Have just Flashed your v8 image on a spare H96 Pro+32GB LDDR and it seems to be working Fantastic...So really can`t thank you enough for all your work. It states that there is an update...But I know it`s a negative stock ...But will you be incorporating this Latest update into an update package or v9 Build?

PPS: WOW after reading through all 77 pages and comments I see very little reference too.... H96 Pro+ Box`s, maybe 2 or 3 remarks... I’m shocked! .


Update:
I have decided to move back to Slimbox v14 as I feel it`s more feature rich on the H96 Pro Plus box...I think I now know why there are so few posts pertaining to this box in this thread . Still The image of your v8 Build is nice, Thank you for your efforts.... But it`s Just not for the H96 Pro Plus . You have a much more user friendly interface with more functions and features with the Slimbox Build v14 on this Box

Best Regards,
 
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3mel

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@aidanmacgregor I've tried your recovery patching and image repacking technique on... another popular rom. I find it works briefly and then turns to poop.

am I correct in assuming it's much more successful on your own roms ? if it is can your roms take a regular android launcher like Nova ? I don't really want the ATV style screens

many thanks
EDIT: also does the 4/32 for the X96 Max Plus 2 work on the 4/64 version without eating half it's storage ?

EDIT 2: flashed the rom anyway as there wasn't much of an alternative, does this rom have an issue with SDXC memory cards ?
 
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    This is my exact box - the

    X96 MAX Plus 4GB Q2​

    But still every rom I try gives no wifi. Even stock. I'm wondering how to tell if I have Plus 2 or just Plus Q1 or something. Neither roms work though. Did I brick my Wifi?

    edit: seems like my Wifi chip is am7256 - are there any existing ROMs with this wifi?

    edit: the slimbox A100 rom worked for me! As I found this device is X96 MAX PLUS A100 version.
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    Hello, thank you for your work! !!

    I have a leelbox m9s Pro s912 with a red cardboard "M8S_S912_V1.0 2016-08-18, WIFI LTM8830 DDR3 LAN 1000 and all the rom's I used stop either at 7% with the error "[0x32030201]Uboot/Get result/DiskInitial error" with the rom numbers s912:
    • 1.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[DDR3+&+DDR4]+[LAN1000].img
    • 2.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[DDR3+&+DDR4]+[LAN100].img
    • 7.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[SLOW+EMMC]+[DDR3]+[LAN100]+(TX9+Pro+TX3+Mini..)
    • 8.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[SLOW+EMMC]+[DDR3]+[LAN1000]+(M96X+TX9S+M96X+Plus..)
    • 9.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV9]+[SLOW+EMMC]+[DDR3]+[LAN1000]+(sp6330...)+(M96X+TX9S+M96X+Plus)
    • 10.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[SLOW+EMMC]+[DDR3]+[LAN1000]+(Slow+EMMC+4.5+Devices)
    Or 2% error "[0x10105002]Romcode/Initialize DDR/Read initialize status/USB Control setup error" with rom numbers s912:
    • 1.[v7] Aidan's ROM [S912] [ATV 9] [LPDDR3] [LAN100] (qca9377) (ltm8830) (M8S PRO L LS..)
    • 3.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[DDR792]+[LAN1000]+(qca9377)+(H96+Pro+Plus...)
    • 4.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[LPDDR3]+[LAN100]+(qca9377)+(ltm8830)+(M8S+PRO+L+LS..)
    • 5.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[LPDDR3]+[LAN1000]+(qca9377)+(h96+pro.+tx9pro+3G..)
    • 6.+[v8]+Aidan's+ROM+[S912]+[ATV+9]+[LPDDR3]+[LAN100]+(bcm4335...)+(KM6335)+(M8S+PRO+L+LB...)


    I tried with Amlogic burning tool 2.2.0, 2.1.7 (crash all the time), 2.0.8, 2.1.6, 3.2.0, 3.1.0

    I used 3 different USB cables on 3 different PCs.

    In all case screen stay black
    I don't have to Pin to be recognise by Amlogic Burning tool
    The led stay blue.

    If I use USB BURN CARD, i have green screen
    One of your old roms worked this summer but I can't remember which one.
    Can you help me, or by box is dead ?

    Thank you
    Try it with not plugging in the power adapter first.
    Open USB Burning Tool and upload the firmware you want to flash
    While holding down on the Power button insert the USB cable into your PC
    USB Burning Tool should pair with your box now
    Press Start
    Plug in the power adapter now !

    Also get a version of USB Burning Tool like v2.1.6.8 where you can untick CheckIMG to see if it makes any difference.
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    Try it with not plugging in the power adapter first.
    Open USB Burning Tool and upload the firmware you want to flash
    While holding down on the Power button insert the USB cable into your PC
    USB Burning Tool should pair with your box now
    Press Start
    Plug in the power adapter now !

    Also get a version of USB Burning Tool like v2.1.6.8 where you can untick CheckIMG to see if it makes any difference.
    +1, plugging in power adapter right after it flashes boot (or right after first windows disconnect sound), works every time.
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    can i flash this to leelbox kinbox k3 s912 2/16?
    Should work if you are just using Ethernet, but WiFi is another story for that you need to get the version with the correct WiFi module of your box.
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    @aidanmacgregor I've tried your recovery patching and image repacking technique on... another popular rom. I find it works briefly and then turns to poop.

    am I correct in assuming it's much more successful on your own roms ? if it is can your roms take a regular android launcher like Nova ? I don't really want the ATV style screens

    many thanks
    EDIT: also does the 4/32 for the X96 Max Plus 2 work on the 4/64 version without eating half it's storage ?

    EDIT 2: flashed the rom anyway as there wasn't much of an alternative, does this rom have an issue with SDXC memory cards ?
    you often need to reboot into recovery (by reset button on boot or the factory erset option like in my video) as it will go back unrooted if rebooted normally, just choose factory reset and it will reboot rooted :)

    Edit: NTFS & EXfat is currently broken sinve v7 release :)
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    Preinstalled Apps
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    Initial Set Up Screen
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    About
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    Google Play Protect Certified
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    Android TV Netflix! (Install Apk From Website)


    This is My Android 9.0 Firmware, This Is Based On The Official Mi Box Android TV 9.0 Firmware

    This Is A Firmware Port Of The Xiaomi Mi Box Firmware Designed To Run On Other Amlogic Devices

    This Firmware Is FAST & STABLE

    WARNING: This Is Experimental & Requires Multiple Steps, Please Read About "Mask Rom Mode" To Know How To Recover Your Device If Installation Fails!
    This Has The New Amlogic Kernel And May Not Work On All Device

    How To Install

    Use USB Burning Tool, See Website

    Wait Up To 5 Mins For Firmware To Boot For First Time & Proceed Through Initial Set Up


    Enjoy!
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    NEW Website! Check it out & Download!
    >>>> Website Click Here <<<<
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    v8 New Features (25.July.2021)
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3595
    Security Patch 5.March.2021
    Low Ram False All Roms
    Forceencrypt Disabled
    Default Volume MAX
    New Bootanimation
    More Debloating
    DPI Set At 320/213
    New Welcome (Thanks AcidIce18)
    No Remote Pair Screen
    More Cleaned & De Bloat
    More Tweaks...

    v7 New Features (29.April.2021)
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3409
    Security Patch 5.January.2021
    Now Includes App Drawer (Non Tv Apps)
    Now Includes File Browser
    Cleaned & De Bloat
    More Tweaks...

    v6 New Features (N/A)
    Not Released On This Chip

    v5 New Features (N/A)
    Not Released On This Chip

    v4 New Features (16.Nov.2020)
    1st Update After OTA Update Available Notification
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3139
    Security Patch 5.October.2020
    NTFS & exFAT USB Drive Support Added
    Removed Mi Tv Analytics
    Bug Report Sender Removed

    v3 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    New Google Keyboard From Chromecast With Google TV
    New Boot animation
    Enabled 14 Wi-Fi Channels
    Updated Google Play Store
    De Bloat System
    Remove Chromecast
    Remove Google Play Games, Music & Video
    Remove Netflix & Prime Video
    Reduced img Size For Faster Download
    Reduced Install Time
    More Tweaks

    v2 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    Created USB Burnig tool Image
    New Install Method Now 1 Step Install

    v1 Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    Original Install Method Using base ROM & Update.ZIP

    How To Install

    Use USB Burning Tool, See Website

    Wait Up To 5 Mins For Firmware To Boot For First Time & Proceed Through Initial Set Up

    Enjoy!

    USB Burning Tool Cant See Device
    if usb burning tool cant detect your device, and youve tried other ports, cables ect then Mask ROM Mode May Be Needed, See Here
    Youtube Unbrick Guide

    Netflix wont work from play store
    The TV Version of Netflix needs Widevine Level 1 DRM, This cannot be added to your device with a firmware, Patched Netflix Apk Now Available

    Amazon Prime Wont Work
    A. Like Netflix Install the mobile app, the TV version needs Widevine Level 1

    Disney+ No Sound
    A. Fixed Earlier Release

    No Root
    There Is No Root In This Firmware Because This Is a User Build (Not User Debug)
    User Build: This Is Like The official Android Tv Devices (Like Mi Box), it does not have root or TWRP, Uses Release Keys and is SELINUX enforced
    Why?
    This Makes More Apps Show Up In The Play Store that didn't show before, (Example: Isp Android TV live tv app, only shows in Play Store On non rooted and SELINUX enforced devices, also the streams in the app do not even play in rooted devices.) And other Apps With Similar Issues On Non Certified Devices....

    myCANAL App No Sound...
    See This Post
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    TO EVERYONE

    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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    Is it and Android TV apk, or an apk of the mobile app? Can you share the link to that?
    Android TV apk I will upload the link
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    I am also waiting for the wifi fix for the lb version
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    I am still running the s912 Version als Said in page 1 :) any relevant Changes? Maybe changelog? If Not i'll Stick to my Version :) thanks for your hard work!
    ahh forgot to add changelog here put on the s912 & s905w post haha will copy here :)

    v4 New Features (16.Nov.2020)
    1st Update After OTA Update Available Notification
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3139
    Security Patch 5.October.2020
    NTFS & exFAT USB Drive Support Added
    Removed Mi Tv Analytics
    Bug Report Sender Removed

    v3 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    New Google Keyboard From Chromecast With Google TV
    New Boot animation
    Enabled 14 Wi-Fi Channels
    Updated Google Play Store
    De Bloat System
    Remove Chromecast
    Remove Google Play Games, Music & Video
    Remove Netflix & Prime Video
    Reduced img Size For Faster Download
    Reduced Install Time
    More Tweaks

    v2 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    Created USB Burnig tool Image
    New Install Method Now 1 Step Install

    v1 Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    Original Install Method Using base ROM & Update.ZIP