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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #285 on: September 07, 2018, 07:28 »
Bro,

I am trying to confirm whether the LG C7 is actually displaying video in HDR mode.

From the A10 I play Youtube 4K HDR video from the Youtube App (ver 2.03.06).
On the LG C7, it says 2160p but NO HDR indicator.

When I play back from a 4K HDR disc Oppo 203. The C7 will display a HDR10 info on the screen

What'e your experience?

Hi WIM, it's confirmed that HDR mode does not kick in with this beta firmware.

WARNING: Too many bugs...not ready for prime time release! Not recommended to members to upgrade to the latest Nougat firmware (7.1.1)

There has been a lot of bugs that need to be ironed out and now I know why Egreat was reluctant to jump from the stable lollipop firmware (5.1.1) over to the Nougat (7.1.1). It affects the most important thing which I simply cannot stand...the overall video quality on my movies and the screw up by Nougat on the video signal levels (RGB Vs Limited) amongst other bugs I have discovered along the way.

I have decided to revert to the last beta firmware using lollipop firmware and everything worked smoothly as before. The only gripe for the last firmware is the broken Google play services affecting the Play Store. But that is something I can live with.


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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #286 on: September 14, 2018, 09:37 »
Tried to do he upgrade but couldn't get into recovery mode despite pressing the RST and powering on the switch
No response from the A10
Downloaded the file from the link provided and copied to the USB root ditectory
USB was formatted fat32
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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #287 on: September 16, 2018, 16:08 »
Hello all,

What's the maximum hard disk can the Egreat able to read(front Built In-Tray)?
Is it 8tb?  ???

Which hard disk would you recommend to store 4k movies & to have a smooth playback?
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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #288 on: September 16, 2018, 16:59 »
Hello all,

What's the maximum hard disk can the Egreat able to read(front Built In-Tray)?
Is it 8tb?  ???

Which hard disk would you recommend to store 4k movies & to have a smooth playback?
Yes. Support up to 8TB hard disk capacity.

Any sata hdd with 7200 rpm will do just fine.

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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #289 on: September 16, 2018, 17:44 »
Yes. Support up to 8TB hard disk capacity.

Any sata hdd with 7200 rpm will do just fine.

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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #290 on: September 30, 2018, 16:02 »
Today prompted firmware 1303!) A5

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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #291 on: September 30, 2018, 18:15 »
Same here.


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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #292 on: November 03, 2018, 15:41 »
new Firmware released.)
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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #293 on: November 03, 2018, 16:29 »
new Firmware released.)

Yep...saw it too but I skipped it as I was hosting bro ronildoq and 2centsworth at my place when I saw the firmware update. I will do it later in the evening.

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EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #294 on: November 04, 2018, 15:40 »
It took quite a long time to update via the OTA option. The only difference or rather new implementation is the movie wall poster aggregation and the presentation layers becomes more robust and faster in this latest firmware update. Apart from that, I don’t see any changes.


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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #295 on: November 16, 2018, 22:33 »
It's terribly slow to update the firmware. I still cannot get it updated.
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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #296 on: November 17, 2018, 13:24 »
It's terribly slow to update the firmware. I still cannot get it updated.

You can choose to update via the USB update...

Download the firmware here: https://mega.nz/#!QY8hBaqZ!bDiFZZ_-BPagLty6Nv_Lh1DxCYuNrPOntKI54nrFt1I

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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #297 on: January 11, 2019, 22:28 »
Saw this while browsing. Egreat A13

https://item.m.jd.com/product/36938897665.html

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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #298 on: January 12, 2019, 11:02 »
I'm quite pissed with Egreat development team at this moment. But that aside, I think the new Egreat A13 does indeed looked very well-polished. And as always, the Egreat team are very good with their hardware and build but when it comes to software updates...Sigh.






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Re: EGreat A10 4K HDR media player (with review)
« Reply #299 on: January 12, 2019, 11:10 »
Looks like Egreat is still listed as a terminated HDMI adopter by HDMI.org. Based on this reason itself I would not consider this brand.