Install Modified Firmware

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The procedure for upgrading Humax software, both original and customised (Modified) is detailed below.

HDR Fox T2

  • Download the firmware and, if it is a zip file, extract it
  • Ensure the resulting file is named HDR_FOX_T2_Upgrade.hdf
  • Place the file in the root of a FAT32 formatted USB Flash / disk Drive *
  • Put the unit into standby using the remote or the central 'big button' on the Unit
  • Make sure that the unit has completely shut down by listening for the hard drive to power down (accompanied by a click)
  • Remove all USB devices
  • Plug the USB Flash Device containing the HDF file into a USB port
  • Turn on the TV and switch to the Humax input
  • Start up the Humax using the big button on the front of the unit (not by using the remote control)
  • The software update should begin automatically and the progress shown on the TV screen
  • The initial download is very quick and then programming takes 2-3 minutes
  • Pauses in the percentage time bar are quite normal
  • A list of possible Error codes that may be displayed are detailed HERE
  • When the update is complete End will appear on the front display and Success Downloading! will appear on the TV
  • Unplug the USB Flash Device containing the HDR_FOX_T2_Upgrade.hdf file
  • re-connect any other USB devices e.g. Wi-Fi adadper, Hard disk Drives etc. (ensure that the HDF file is not present)
  • Press the big button on the front again to restart with the new firmware


To Install a Full Web Interface Continue HERE

HD Fox T2

Note Note: The HD Fox T2 requires a USB Flash / Disk Drive with a minimum of 2GB to be connected when operating with Custom Firmware otherwise it will not be possible to install additional software packages, Flash devices must be formatted in EXT2 using a P.C. program such as GParted “Live” CD, Hard Disk devices can be formatted in EXT3 by the HD FOX T2

  • Download the firmware and, if it is a zip file, extract it
  • Ensure the resulting file is named HD_FOX_T2_Upgrade.hdf
  • Place the file in the root of a FAT32 formatted USB Flash / disk Drive *
  • Put the unit into standby using the remote, or power button on the front
  • Plug the USB Flash device into the USB port
  • Turn on the TV and switch to the Humax input
  • Press and hold down the power button on the front until you see the software update begin, and the progress is shown on the TV screen
  • The initial download is very quick and then programming takes 2-3 minutes
  • Pauses in the percentage time bar are quite normal
  • A list of possible Error codes that may be displayed are detailed HERE
  • When the update is complete End will appear on the front display and Success Downloading! will appear on the TV
  • Unplug the USB Flash Device and delete the HD_FOX_T2_Upgrade.hdf file
  • Reconnect a USB Flash / Hard Disk drive formatted in EXT2 / EXT3 (See Note above)
  • Press the power button on the front to restart with the new firmware


To Install a Full Web Interface Continue HERE


Note Note:

Some USB Flash / Disk Drives* are reported not to work, The reason for this is not fully understood, However the following Tips are known to help :-

  • Ensure no other USB devices are connected
  • Do not use a USB extender cable
  • Removing all other files / full-formatting can prevent file fragmentation
  • Try both USB ports (HDR)
  • Smaller capacity drives seem to work more successfully than large ones
  • Last Resort, Try a different USB Flash Drive