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 [Official]POHD PV73100 (SDK3.X) r3582 
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Joined: Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:19 pm
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Location: Red Dot in Asia Pacific
How to Update Firmware
    1. Please download the firmware from the below mentioned URL(s).
    2. Unzip the zipped file, and extract the install.img file to the root/top directory of your USB pendrive.
    3. Plug your USB pendrive to PV73100 USB Host Port.
    4. Use System Upgrade under Setup | System | System Update to initialize update.
    5. In certain case, the system will reboot twice. The mechanism works in this way if you're encountered this:
      a. PV73100 will read the install.img from your USB pendrive, the system will first update the system files and you will be prompted a message stating that will restart and continue updating.
      b. Set will reboot and will read the install.img from your USB pendrive, system will start updating the firmware into ROM. Once done, set will reboot again.
      c. Set will boot back into main menu and you're done.
    So please be patient when the first reboot takes place

Changelog
    Model:AC Ryan ACR-PV73100 Playon!HD
    Version:v7.3.3 r3582 (Asian) / v7.3.4 r3582 (European)
    Firmware History
    New Features / Improvements / Bug Fixes
    Version v7.3.x r3582
    ----------------------------------------------------------------
    What's new in this release
    01.New Realtek SDK platform v3.x*
    02.New firmware version format for tracking SDK version
    03.Improved new GUI (Graphical User Interface)
    04.Improved new loading animation
    05.Improved new Shoutcast API2.0 (Internet Radio)
    06.Add function to display content rich movie cover art image and play the video instantly
      Usage
      a. Place folder.jpg and 0001.jpg in a folder containing the video
      b. At child folder level, folder.jpg is automatically displayed in the preview window
      c. Press SLOW button on the remote control to zoom in 0001.jpg
      d. Press UP/DOWN button on the remote control to display other 0001.jpg images stored in other folders
      e. Press ENTER button on the remote control to play the video
    07.Add folder password protection under Setup - Misc - Folder Protection
      - Key in default password 0000 to turn feature On/Off
      - Change current password at Setup - Misc - Password
      Usage
      a. Go to your desired folder to lock, press MENU button on the remote control, select LOCK and key in password. Folder will be locked and prompt for password when accessed
      b. To unlock, go to the locked folder and press MENU button on the remote control, select UNLOCK and key in password. Folder will be unlocked
    08. Add Movie Jukebox function (YAMJ - Yet Another Movie Jukebox)
    09. Add support for HFS+ file system
    10. Add displaying of file creation date stamp at preview window
    11. Add Dolby TrueHD downmix and Passthrough (Licensed for C+ board)
    12. Add Dolby Digital Plus downmix (Licensed for C+ board)
    13. Add loading of screen saver at home menu level
    14. Add new menu language for European version
      - Icelandic
    15. Add HTTP server function, default port 1024 (Setup - Network - Remote Control)
      a. Access via web browser by keying in http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:1024
      Local network access, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be the local IP address, eg. http://192.168.1.100:1024
      WAN access, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be your router WAN IP address, eg. http://205.195.65.15:1024
      DDNS access, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be your DDNS domain name, eg. http://mydomain.dns.org:1024
      b. Upload/Download single file via HTTP
      c. Manage your Movie/Music/Picture playlist
      d. Bit Torrent management interface
    16. Add FTP Server function, default port 21 (Setup - Network - FTP)
      a. Configure your own desired username and password
      b. Access via web browser by keying in ftp://username:password@xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
      Local network access, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be the local IP address, eg. ftp://admin:admin@192.168.1.100
      WAN access, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be your router WAN IP address, eg. ftp://admin:admin@205.195.65.15
      DDNS access, xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx will be your DDNS domain name, eg. ftp://admin:admin@mydomain.dns.org
      c. Access via FTP program on your PC (Preferred method against service disruption)
      Configure to connect to your local IP address, WAN IP address or DDNS domain name
      Configure to the same username and password as set on the unit
      Configure to connect via default port 21
      d. Upload/download multiple files via FTP
    17. Add Time Zone selection to Setup - System - Time
    18. Add new board identification to Setup - System - System Info
    19. Rename RAW selection for HDMI Output and SPDIF Output under Setup - Audio to Passthrough
    20. BT/SAMBA are now individual selections
      a. BT - BitTorrent service
      b. NAS Mode - SAMBA service
    21. Fix correct time sync from Internet Time Server
    22. Fix DVD navigation menu alignment

*Note: The current build is on a new Realtek SDK platform, thus certain functions available in previous versions may not be available yet.

Asian: http://www.acryan.com/downloads/PV73100 ... _Asian.zip
European: http://www.acryan.com/downloads/PV73100 ... ropean.zip
Change log: http://www.acryan.com/downloads/PV73100 ... _r3582.txt


Known bugs so far (updated 30-8-2010):

Wma pro audio is not played correct

Thumbgen makes unit crash when pressing down or up to fast and repeatly, slow is no problem.

Thumbgen not alwys load the jpeg correctly some files give jpeg errors (blocks)

Mp3.s are started slow takes about 3 till 5 sec before start playing

Karaoke VCD L/R audio function no longer working

Sound problems when selecting passtrhough/dual or multi channel for spdif or hdmi, some
files/movies give sound on a certain settting some not etc etc.

playing 'some FLAC' audo files reset the unit, got here some flac that work some not.

Subs are grey again but got shadows.

No more Timeseek Bar

Holding button for 5 secs no longer switches POHD off

When pausing a dvd played from a video_ts folder the sounds stop after 2 a 3 seconds after pauze.

Webremote page si not working with Mac's Safari browser, sollution use firefox.

No longer can scroll when playing the movie.

When playing audio files the screensaver stutters constantly. When playing nothing at all, the text beneath PLAYON!HD of the screensaver stutters constantly.
The 'zoom in' button seems to do the same as the 'zoom out' button. It starts from 16x, to 8x, to 4x, to 2x, to fit. Should be the other way around.

Movie preview option is slow loading preview.

Missing screen adjustment, zoom mode "FILL" does not fill full screen as it was before.

Folder lock works on device but when accesing folder thru network folder lock does not work.

No file size info

Mandarin subtitle not display properly, believe some command <fontcolor=xxxxx> display as subtitle

No option to swtich off HDMI audio output, using SPDIF now and need to turn of HDMI audio from TV

Subtitles need to be turned on everytime you watched the movie. The option to turn on subtitles in Setup is not functional.

Under the Browser 'All' category JPG files with the names 'Folder.jpg' and 'About.jpg' are not seen by POHD. So these files can't be seen or copied by the file copy function. These files can however be viewed as thumbnails under 'Photo' category.

Movies are now flatter than before (Larger Black Bars at Top and bottom compared to previous FW versions). To view same size as before You have to press the zoom button to set at correct ratio everytime you watch a movie.

Setup; folder protection icon is an image with a speaker

Ken burns; if you have some portrait and landscape photos mixed, the ken burns effect zooms in- and out like crazy.

ThumbGen image preview via 'slow' button; it sometimes shows horizontal stripes through the image. If you look closely, You can make out parts of another image (the previous or next one).

Movie info; audio and video info is reversed

On-screen icons (pause, stop, next, etc.); shuffle and repeat all are still the old buttons. Some have a text label, others are icon-only. Make it more consistent? And use some prettier icons, these look like they come from the 80's. Also the stop-icon is showing only a fraction of a second.

Music info; while playing musing parts of the info panel start flickering

ID3 tags; tags that are showing correctly in the browser are messed up in the media library.

Skip audio track; it is no longer possible to skip an audio track with the RC (>>| and |<< buttons) in the browser. This was working fine in the previous official release.

Folder names do not scroll so when you have a number of them the same name appart from the last character you can't see which is which. Names for files do scroll when you have them in focus.

When playing a .mkv movie, the rewind button in not working.

In this FW, subtitles in italics are not displayed properly; the tags are displayed, like so:
<i>this is text in italics</i>.

'Must unplug DVD drive from power line and PlayonHD in order to eject disc

When pausing a movie that long so that the screensaver kicks in, the subtitles automatically switch off. You have to manually set it back on again.

What is the part triangle displayed at the bottom right of the screen? (ssems to be there all the time)

On displaying the detailed information for a film, the actors names are truncated and no comma's between them (like the proper YAMJ displays).

On displaying the detailed information for a film, only part of the plot summary is displayed looks like the font is slightly too large so not all displayed (again open the index.html in a browser and all the information is there).

When starting to play back a file that is stored on the internal HDD, and press 'info' and the icon displayed is shown as 'USB', this has caused a couple of other issues, but not sure why it does this. Exit, wait a min go back in and it seems to work correctly.

On starting playback there the video is there for a second (no sound) then a pause for a second then everything is OK.

Even with the protection system turned off, the playon still asks you for a code to delete a file.

While displaying YAMJ, the screen saver doesn't work.

Driving mapping is not consistent.

BR-folder works over Samba (stutters) or internal HDD (fine) but not when using an NFS-share.

The icons and backgrounds in the Internet Radio section change weirdly when selected. The magnifying lens on search is completely white when unselected, but is correct when selected. And the background on Station disappears when selected.

when using the copy function, 3 folders (image, movie and music) automativally created.

Zoom out, does not auto-center the picture.


Functions not working at the moment:

Menu button does not give dvd menu options
Screen size adjustment
yamj does not support series yet.
Record from Internetradio.



Things to know:
When using Yamj be sure to update your index file just run it again.
When using the media library be sure to update that also again.
When the devices hangs while doing a firmware upgrade use the safemode trick to downgrade to a older firmware and after that upgrade again to this firmware.

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Huang Junwei
Product Specialist

A.C.Ryan Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
60 Kaki Bukit Place #01-12 Eunos Techpark Lobby A S(415979)

Operating hours: 9.30am to 7.00pm Monday – Friday

T +65 6748 3218 F +65 6748 4568 W www.acryan.com


Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:43 am
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WoW ..
straight official ..
congrats :)


Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:46 am
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Is this firmware fixed with the errors from the previous Realtek SDK for the incomplete copying files when use the POHD copy function?


Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:29 am

Joined: Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:19 pm
Posts: 597
Location: Red Dot in Asia Pacific
thaithug wrote:
Is this firmware fixed with the errors from the previous Realtek SDK for the incomplete copying files when use the POHD copy function?


I have tested my office set - both 1073DD and 1073C+, copied a folder with two sub folders, one folder contains 21 x 1.1GB MKV file, the other have 25 x 1.5GB Mov file. No issues encountered. But I'm still testing vice verse from internal HDD to external HDD.

Seems okay.

According to the development team, the previous SDK error was that the file size calculation is still running even though the file has been successfully copied over thus causing the error on the last file.

Rgds,
J.

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Warmest Regards,
Huang Junwei
Product Specialist

A.C.Ryan Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
60 Kaki Bukit Place #01-12 Eunos Techpark Lobby A S(415979)

Operating hours: 9.30am to 7.00pm Monday – Friday

T +65 6748 3218 F +65 6748 4568 W www.acryan.com


Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:58 am
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junwei wrote:
thaithug wrote:
Is this firmware fixed with the errors from the previous Realtek SDK for the incomplete copying files when use the POHD copy function?


I have tested my office set - both 1073DD and 1073C+, copied a folder with two sub folders, one folder contains 21 x 1.1GB MKV file, the other have 25 x 1.5GB Mov file. No issues encountered. But I'm still testing vice verse from internal HDD to external HDD.

Seems okay.

According to the development team, the previous SDK error was that the file size calculation is still running even though the file has been successfully copied over thus causing the error on the last file.

Rgds,
J.

Thank you Junwei, I just hate the idea of being paranoid when copy and having to recheck every files I copied were ok.


Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:25 am
junwei wrote:
How to Update Firmware
[list=1]
*Note: The current build is on a new Realtek SDK platform, thus certain functions available in previous versions may not be available yet.



Does the read DVD data disc via USB input still on with this new firmware?
I wont update if this function was lost.


Wed Aug 18, 2010 6:35 am

Joined: Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:19 pm
Posts: 597
Location: Red Dot in Asia Pacific
mike50 wrote:
junwei wrote:
How to Update Firmware
[list=1]
*Note: The current build is on a new Realtek SDK platform, thus certain functions available in previous versions may not be available yet.



Does the read DVD data disc via USB input still on with this new firmware?
I wont update if this function was lost.


Yes, it still work for DVD data disc via USB DVD-ROM, tested both data disc and DVD ripped disc.

Rgds,
J.

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Warmest Regards,
Huang Junwei
Product Specialist

A.C.Ryan Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
60 Kaki Bukit Place #01-12 Eunos Techpark Lobby A S(415979)

Operating hours: 9.30am to 7.00pm Monday – Friday

T +65 6748 3218 F +65 6748 4568 W www.acryan.com


Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:06 am
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Since it's first official YAMJ release, it would be nice to have link to YAMJ installation guide in final version. I suggest to put it in main thread post.

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