Skip to main content

8XX receivers software update - Version 66.25

From September 8 through 17, 2018, we will be updating the software on all HDDSR 800 and HDPVR 830 receivers. This update will enhance your HD guide experience.

Features and bug fixes

Version 66.25 provides the following new features:

  • VOD & Grid Guide Integration
    • You can now browse the Shaw Direct On Demand library through your Guide.
  • Menu Bar Promotional Banners
    • Promotional banners can now be displayed under the Menu Bar. This helps in ordering an event quickly.
  • Stopping an in-progress recording
    • While watching an in-progress recording, press the STOP button to stop the recording.
  • Option to Disable Stingray Poster Art
    • Choose to disable the poster/album art on Stingray Digital Audio channels, without having to disconnect from the network entirely. This can found under OPTIONS, Preferences, Network Settings.
  • Updated Boot Up Screen
    • The splash screen while the receiver is coming back online has been updated to a cleaner visual.

And a variety of bug fixes, including:

  • Software updates will no longer become stuck when tuned to a channel on F1R T17 or T18
  • Skip/Jump actions on certain recordings will now execute more consistently
  • Display issues within the Audio Search screen have been addressed
  • Signal Scan screen (OPTIONS-1-9-4) will no longer report signal levels from G1 while on a non-xKu LNB
  • Various improvements to prevent reboots
  • Trickplay response on recordings is now faster

Customer download details - HDDSR 800

Around 9:30pm MT on Thursday, September 12, version 66.25 will become available for download. HDDSR 800 units will automatically start the download if currently in standby (off) mode. If you turn on the unit while the download is occurring, you will instantly be brought back to live video.

Once the code is fully downloaded, the unit will reboot and install the update. Within ~2 minutes, the reboot will complete and the unit should be running 66.25.

Customer download details - HDPVR 830

Around 9:30pm MT on Thursday, September 12, version 66.25 will become available for download. HDPVR 830 units will load this code in the background, when a tuner is free.

Once the download is complete, an onscreen prompt will give you 60 seconds to cancel, otherwise the unit will reboot and install the update. Within ~2 minutes, the reboot will complete and the unit should be running 66.25.