Hidden Menu

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Accessing the Hidden Menu on Freesat
To access the Hidden Menu, press MENU on the remote and go to SYSTEM. Choose DIAGNOSTICS and press OK
Once in DIAGNOSTICS, press the following sequence of keys on the remote control:
RED GREEN YELLOW BLUE
Followed by
GREEN YELLOW BLUE

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Set EEPROM Version
Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) can hold information when is it not powered (non-volatile memory).
It can also be erased and programmed while remaining in the electronic device.

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There is no reason to change the EEPROM.

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Status
Under STATUS are displayed:
Model Name
Software Version
Loader Version
System ID
Update date
Micom Version
Mac Address
MHEG Engine Number

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Status Information from the receiver.

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Password Reset
This will reset the current password to the default, 0000.

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Remember, the default password in 0000.

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HDD Security Reset
This will reset security settings to the default

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Default Setting/HDD Format
!!! CAUTION, ONCE YOU HAVE CHOSEN DEFAULT SETTINGS/HDD FORMAT, THERE IS NO OPTION TO CANCEL !!!
The Default Setting/HDD Format option will restore the Humax FOSAT-HDR to it’s ‘Factory Settings’.
All channels will be removed, both those listed on the Freesat EPG and those added by Manual Tune.
All recorded programmes, including those that are protected will be deleted.

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Format HDD
Formatting the hard drive will delete all recorded programmes.

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Press Yes to continue.

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Hard Drive Partitions
The hard drive is split into two partition: Video/Radio & Music/Photo.
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Choose either one or both partitions for formatting.
 
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A notice will appear, asking you to confirm the format. 
Press Yes to continue No to cancel.
 
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The four digit password must be typed in to continue, the default password is 0000.
 
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If both partitions are selected for formatting, partition sizes can be changed.
 
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Wait for the format to be completed. Do not turn off the receiver, it could cause damage to the hard drive.
The partitions have now be formatted, there is no option to delete the second partition, though it can be reduced to 1GB.

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CRID Test
A CRID (Content Reference Identifier), is a concept from the standardization work done by the TV-Anytime forum.
If CRID Test is enabled, both the programme and series CRIDS will be displayed when the i plate is displayed.
This can be useful to compare the series CRID number when a series link appears to not work, the programme CRID number is also needed for recording series linked schedules.
By default CRID Test is set to disabled.
 
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By default CRID Test is set to disabled, enable CRID Test.
 
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To view CRID Test information, press the i button on the remote, CRID information is displayed under the programme details.

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MHEG Test
MHEG (Multimedia and Hypermedia Information Coding Experts Group), is an open standard interactive TV (iTV) middleware – or application programme interface (API) – designed to allow broadcasters to provide interactive services.
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