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devices [2021/02/16 18:39]
igyenes add s905 tv box
devices [2021/04/11 11:14] (current)
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 And see [[choose_a_board|How to choose a board]]. And see [[choose_a_board|How to choose a board]].
  
-Finally, if you are looking to purchase a new board, the best is fist to check the available emulators for each of them [[https://batocera.org/compatibility|on the compatibility matrix]].+Finally, if you are looking to purchase a new board, the best is fist to check the available emulators for each of them [[https://batocera.org/compatibility.php|on the compatibility matrix]].
  
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 There are some dtb-s included in /boot, so if one does not work it is safe to try out another.\\  There are some dtb-s included in /boot, so if one does not work it is safe to try out another.\\ 
 On the first boot you may have to keep pressing the reset for a few seconds. It is usually located under a small hole on the bottom of the box, or inside of the 3.5 audio jack connector. In this case you can use a toothpick to press the button.\\  On the first boot you may have to keep pressing the reset for a few seconds. It is usually located under a small hole on the bottom of the box, or inside of the 3.5 audio jack connector. In this case you can use a toothpick to press the button.\\ 
-Please do not use dtb-s from other sources (older Batocera.linux versions or from other distributions) as the will not work.+Please do not use dtb-s from other sources (older Batocera.linux versions or from other distributions) as they will not work. 
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 +====Amlogic S905X3 based TV Boxes==== 
 + 
 +**THIS ARTICLE IS WIP!** 
 + 
 +== Description == 
 +Amlogic SM1 family boxes featuring Quad Core 64bit Cortex-A55 cpu and MALI-G31 GPU. 
 + 
 +Support will be available in Batocera.linux **31.0**.  
 + 
 +<WRAP center round important 70%> 
 +There is a kernel/u-boot bug that may cause strange colors. There is no fix for that yet but for a workaround do the following:\\ 
 +Depending on the media you should copy the u-boot.sd or u-boot.usb file to uboot.ext and reboot.  
 +</WRAP> 
 +  
 +== Tested Devices == 
 +There are a wide range of s905x3 based devices are available on the market with various wifi/lan/bt chipsets.  
 +If you have tested a device please report back the results on Discord.  
 +HK1BOX / VONATAR x3 / H96 max devices known to be the same and know to be work so this is a recommended one to start to play with. 
 + 
 +The following devices are tested: 
 +^ Model/Make        ^ LAN    ^ Wifi   ^ Bluetooth  ^ Tested DTB                ^ 
 +| Vontar X3         | Works  | Works  | Works      | meson-sm1-h96-max.dtb     | 
 +| X96 Air 4GB/32GB  | Works  | N/A    | N/A        | meson-sm1-x96-air-4g.dtb 
 + 
 +== Limitations == 
 +At the time of writing: 
 +  * Shutdown/reboot may not work  
 +   
 +== Needed Accessories == 
 +  * SD Card or USB stick 
 + 
 +== Suggestions == 
 +You have to use a device specific .dtb in the FDT section of **uEnv.txt** file which is located on the root of your SD card.\\   
 +There are some dtb-s included in /boot, so if one does not work it is safe to try out another.\\  
 +On the first boot you may have to keep pressing the reset for a few seconds. It is usually located under a small hole on the bottom of the box, or inside of the 3.5 audio jack connector. In this case you can use a toothpick to press the button.\\  
 +Please do not use dtb-s from other sources as they will not work.
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