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TVB599LAN Software

How to Upgrade TVB599/LAN v3 Firmware for ModulatorConsole

1. Download TVB599LAN.BIN file.
2. Execute the ModulatorConsoleRemote icon on the desktop of the PC.
3. Click TVB599LAN[xx...xxxx] button to connect TVB599/LAN v3.
4. Click [Remote] button and [Firmware upgrade...] button on ModulatorConsole.
5. Click [File...] button and open the TVB599LAN.BIN file.
6. Click [Start] button.
7. After TVB599/LAN v3 copy the TVB599LAN.BIN file, ModulatorConsoleRemote will be closed and TVB599/LAN v3 Red LED will turn on. Never power off the TVB599/LAN v3 on overwriting firmware. Green LED will turn on after firmware upgrade. (It takes 8~9 minutes)
8. After you upgrade, click TVB599LAN[xx...xxxx] button to connect TVB599LAN.

Recover TVB599/LAN v3 Firmware Using SD Memory Card Without Using ModulatorConsole

1. Prepare SD memory card or SDHC or SDXC memory card.
2. Format the SD memory card from the PC to FAT32 file system. Do not use an NTFS file system.
3. Make a folder "recov" on the top directory of the SD memory card.
4. Download TVB599LAN.BIN file. Then, put to "recov" folder under the root folder of SD memory card.
5. Turn off the TVB599/LAN and install the above SD memory card into TVB599LAN.
6. Turn on the power of TVB599/LAN. It will recover firmware automatically. It will take about 60 seconds.
7. Try to connect to it using ModulatorConsole remote.8. If this process does not fix, we will need to get the modulator back to us for a factory repair.


Boot and Recover Not-Working TVB599/LAN v3 Firmware Using SD Memory Card

1. Prepare 32 or 64bit Linux PC and SD memory card or SDHC or SDXC memory card.
2. Format the SD memory card from the PC to FAT32 file system. Do not use an NTFS file system.
3. Download the TVB599LAN_Fusing.tar.gz file for recovery.
4. tar -xvzf TVB599LAN_SD_Fusing.tar.gz to uncompress the contents on the Linux PC.
5. cd TVB599LAN_SD_Fusing on the Linux PC.
6. sudo ./makerecovsdcard.sh /dev/xxx
On "/dev/xxx", xxx is SD card device name recognized on the Linux PC.
ex> sudo ./makerecovsdcard.sh /dev/sdc to build the file system on SD memory card and copy the firmware to SD memory card. 7. Turn off the power of TVB599/LAN and open the case of TVB599/LAN and find 6 circuit DIP switch next to CPU module.
8. Move DIP switch 1 to UP position and switch to DOWN position (UP is the closer position to the CPU module, DOWN is the far position from the CPU module).
9. Turn on the power of TVB599/LAN. SD memory card will be used to boot.
10. Allow 10 minutes to boot and copy new firmware to internal flash memory from SD memory card.
11. Turn off the power of TVB599/LAN and move the DIP switch 1 to DOWN position, switch 2 to UP position (original position).
12. Turn on the power of TVB599/LAN.
13. Try to connect to it using ModulatorConsole remote.
14. Adjust network environment of PC to be compatible with TVB599/LAN v3.
15. If this process does not fix, we will need to get the modulator back to the factory for repair.

How to Upgrade TVB599/LAN Firmware from TVBManager

1. Execute the TVBManager.
2. Click [Tool] button on TVBManager, and [UPGRADE FIRMWARE] button.
3. Click [File] button.
4. Select [TVB599LAN_V#.#.#.TOT] file.
5. Click [Upgrade] button.
6. TVB599LAN: Latest software for TVB599LAN is available from TVB599LANv3.zip for TVB599LAN v3 or TVB599LAN.zip for TVB599LAN v1/v2.

How to Tell TVB599/LAN Hardware Version Using Serial Number Attached on the Bottom of the Case

TVB599LAN v1 SN: 23.55.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx
TVB599LAN v2 SN: 23.56.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx
TVB599LAN v3 SN: 23.57.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx.xx

Firmware for TVB599/LAN v3 for TVBManager

The latest software for TVB599LAN v2 is available from TVB599LANv3.zip.

- 5.0.2 (TVB599LAN_(V2.0.1)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v2.0.1
- 5.0.2 (TVB599LAN_(V2.0.2)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v2.0.2

Firmware for TVB599/LAN v1 and v2 for TVBManager

The latest software for TVB599LAN v2 is available from TVB599LAN.zip.

- 3.1.0 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.0)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.0
- 3.1.0 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.1)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.1
- 3.1.1 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.2)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.2
- 3.1.2 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.3)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.3
- 3.1.3 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.4)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.4
- 3.1.4 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.5)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.5
- 3.1.5 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.6)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.6
- 3.1.6 (TVB599LAN_(V1.5.9)_CD.zip). Includes TVBManager v1.5.9

How to Tell the TVB599/LAN firmware Version and TVBManager Version?

Use TOOL / UPGRADE FIRMWARE menu to read TVB599LAN firmware version. TVBManager title bar shows TVBManager version number.

Recover TVB599/LAN Firmware Using SD Memory Card for TVBManager

1. Prepare SD memory card or SDHC or SDXC memory card.
2. Format the SD memory card from the MS Windows or other OS from the PC as FAT (FAT16 or FAT32) file system. Do not use an NTFS file system.
3. Make folder "recov" on the top directory of the SD memory card.
4. Get file "TVB599LAN_Vx.x.x.TOT" from TVB599LANv3.zip for TVB599LAN v3 or TVB599LAN.zip for TVB599LAN v1/v2.
Rename it to TVB599LAN.REC (for 597 and 599) and put to "recov" folder of SD memory card.
5. Turn off the TVB599LAN and install the above SD memory card into TVB599LAN.
6. Turn on the power of TVB599LAN. It will recover firmware automatically. It will take about 60 seconds.
7. Try to connect to it using TVBManager.
8. If this process does not fix, we will need to get the modulator back to us for an RMA.

Downgrade TVB599/LAN Firmware from ModulatorConsole to TVBManager Version Using SD Memory Card

1. Prepare SD memory card or SDHC or SDXC memory card.
2. Format the SD memory card from the MS Windows or other OS from the PC as FAT (FAT16 or FAT32) file system. Do not use an NTFS file system.
3. Make folder "recov" on the top directory of the SD memory card.
4. Get the file from TVB599LAN.BIN.
and put to "recov" folder of SD memory card.
5. Turn off the TVB599LAN and install the above SD memory card into TVB599LAN.
6. Turn on the power of TVB599LAN. It will recover firmware automatically. When the downgrade completes, the LED becomes green color.
7. Turn off and turn on the power of TVB599LAN.
8. Try to connect to it using TVBManager.