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by Lostdotfish
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: Hardware / Modding
Topic: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

Re: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates

I have one of them AliExpress GCplugs as there were a lot cheaper for me. £31 including shipping and no customs charge. Although I do have a few questions about updating its firmware. Is this the usb programmer I need to buy to be able to update the firmware? https://a.aliexpress.com/_sqxYAe What c...
by Lostdotfish
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Hardware / Modding
Topic: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

Re: GCVideo 3.0a for Chinese GCPlug ?

dilav wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:40 am
Also this topic should just be called GCPlug if it pertains to only firmware updates/GCPlug in particular since Chinese GCPlug is nothing different hardware wise ATM(?).
Totally agree. Have edited the title.
by Lostdotfish
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Hardware / Modding
Topic: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

Re: Chinese GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates

Papy.G wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:54 am
I have seen some flash it with an USB-TTL dongle connected to the pads on the edge of the board, can't it be done this way too?
Probably. I'd follow this guide.

https://hdmycube.com/upgrade-instructions/

Not sure what software you'd use for the programming though.
by Lostdotfish
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Hardware / Modding
Topic: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

Re: Chinese GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates

So you got it flashed and working on your unit? 8-) Thanks, still have to find a way to break those glue blobs and the hardware to flash the thing. :roll: Yeah all done and working fine. My unit wasn't glued and I just had to unscrew it. When you get there, you need to get the SOIC clip just right ...
by Lostdotfish
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Hardware / Modding
Topic: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

Re: GCVideo 3.0a for Chinese GCPlug ?

Yours came with the 2.4d? Are there any binaries built for the GC Plug, at least? Do you have any clue about which one will fit? Please moderators, merge this with "received this the other day", and rename the whole thing as "Chinese GC Plug". Thank you Yeah mine came with 2.4d on it. I can share t...
by Lostdotfish
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Hardware / Modding
Topic: GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates
Replies: 42
Views: 3814

GCPlug Information - Inc firmware updates

EDIT Amending this post for general information about the generic GCPlug HDMI device such as those available from the likes of AliExpress, eBay and Amazon. Full credit to Citrus3000psi (Dan) for creating this open source project. Go check out his store for some pretty cool hardware mods. https://sho...