Tag Archive: guide

Dec
12

How to guide: How to manually add a single channel (Dreambox DM500S/DM800 & Clones)

This guide covers how to add a single channel manually to your Dreambox DM500S/DM800 or compatible/clone satellite based Enigma 1 or 2 receiver.

Dec
03

How to guide: Automatic CCcam 2.2.1 Installer script for Debian 6 Linux based PCs

A how to guide on how to install CCCam 2.2.1 on Debian Linux based PCs which are being used to run emulators, media centers, card sharing services etc. the automatic script takes care of everything.

Oct
02

Drivers: Smargo Card Reader Drivers for Dreambox DM7025 & DM7020

Smargo card reader drivers and setup guide for the Dreambox DM7025 & DM7020 satellite receivers.

Aug
20

How to guide: Dreambox DM500S No signal fix video guide

A quick how to guide on a possible fix for a common fault with the Dreambox DM500S receivers where “no signal” is being displayed.

Jul
21

How to guide: Fline (f:line) settings, setup, syntax and what it all means.

Following on from the guide on Clines, here is a guide on the correct settings and syntax for a Fline (f:line) guide explains what each part does and how it relates to your cccam settings on your receiver (Dreambox, AzBox, Openbox, VU+etc.)

Jul
21

How to guide: Cline settings, setup, syntax and what it all means.

Small quick guide on what each part of a typical Cline for CCCam means with the correct settings allowing fine tuning to a users use.  

Jul
16

How to guide: Take a screenshot on your Dreambox

Very useful when you may be trying to get help and need to show a odd problem/glitch etc.

Jul
11

How to guide: How to setup CCCam Clines & Flines

A advanced step by step guide to installing, setup and configuring CCcam CLines & FLines.

Jun
27

How to guide: Install eStar images on Dreambox Dm800S & Dm800HD

How to install, setup and run eStar firmware images on the Dreambox Dm800S & Dm800HD

Jun
26

How to guide: Create, activate and use a swap file on a Dreambox Dm800

A guide detailing how to create, activate and use a swap file on a Dreambox DM800 or its various clones. Shows how to use and setup the swap on USB & external hard drives.

Jun
25

How to guide: How to use Dreamedit to backup & restore channel bouquets

A guide showing how to use DreamEdit to backup & restore the channel lists/bouquets on the Dreambox (Dm500/Dm800/Dm600 etc.) series satellite receivers & there clones (EagleBox/Linuxsat/V8 etc.) Discounted for UKCS visitors for the next 7 days

Jun
18

How to guide: JTAG repair all in one guide for Dreambox Dm500S

A guide showing how to JTAG repair a bricked, broken, bad flash, corrupt firmware image on a Dreambox DM500S receiver. Useful when all else has failed.

May
28

How to guide: Watch TV anywhere on a LAN streamed from a Dreambox

A guide showing how to watch the TV from your Dreambox satellite receiver anywhere on your local LAN via streaming.

May
27

How to guide: Dreambox DM100S Private Server Setup

A small/quick guide on how to setup a private sharing server with a Dreambox DM100S as the server unit.

May
26

How to guide: Setting up the Dreambox DM500S from scratch

A picture guide on how to setup the Dreambox DM500S from start to finish, always useful for new users.

May
05

How to guide: Update Dreambox Sim1 to Ferrari card

A how to guide on how to upgrade the Sim1 in the Dreambox Dm800/Dm8000 to a Ferrari card.

May
01

How to guide: Install a new firmware image but keep your old settings (Dreambox)

How to install a new, upgraded, different firmware image on your Dreambox receiver but keep all you old settings useful if you have forgot them or are lazy :p

Apr
30

How to guide: Upgrade change firmware image on Dreambox 7000 series

A guide on how to change, upgrade, install a new firmware image on the Dreambox 7000 series and its variants using a crossover cable and your PC no routers etc. needed.

Apr
27

How to guide: How to mount your PC's hard drive for use with your Dreambox

Another guide on how to mount a PC hard drive as a external networked drive share for use by the Dreambox to record, time shift and pause live tv. Very useful PVR functions are available like this.

Apr
19

How to guide: Image backup & restore procedure for bricked Dreamboxs

A picture guide on how to backup & restore a image to a Dreambox that has become bricked/dead or none responsive to other methods of communications (serial/web/lan etc.)

Apr
12

How to guide: Dreambox Image Install With FlashWizard Pro

A guide on using FlashWizard Pro to flash, install, repair, modify the firmware on a Dreambox receiver, also works on other Enigma 1/2 based receivers.

Apr
05

How to guide: Connecting a USB drive to a Dreambox DM800 or DM800HD

A guide on how to connect and use a drive via the USB 2.0 port on the Dreambox DM800 or DM800HD for recording of TV freesat/sky/satellite/cable programming. This is different to using the DM800′s eSata port or internal port.

Apr
02

How to guide: Help in identifying if your Dreambox is a clone

A guide on how to see if your Dreambox satellite receiver (Dm500S, DM800HD, DM600PVR etc) is a clone or a genuine Dream Multimedia unit. This method is using the in built Linux of the box to request its Mac address and match up against what you may already know (from sticker on box) or not

Mar
17

How to guide: Change/Repair front panel on Dreambox DM500S/C & Clones

How to remove, repair, refit and change the front panel on the Dreambox DM500S, Dm500C & clones (Eagle/LinuxSat etc.) this is usually needed when changing the weak remote sensor unit, when a remote will only work very close to the box, for a better unit

Mar
10

How to guide: Flash a Dreambox without a serial cable – Using FTP & Telnet (DM500S)

This video guide covers how to upgrade, backup, restore, flash the firmware image on a Dreambox DM500S without the use of a serial cable. Using FTP & Telnet.

Mar
10

How to guide: DreamUp Tutorial – Flashing your Dreambox (DM500/DM800HD)

A video tutorial on how to flash, restore, upgrade, backup and modify the firmware on the Dreambox DM500 & DM800HD linux based satellite receivers. Maybe you need to install a different firmware image or restore the factory settings?

Mar
04

How to guide: Find your Dreambox Pin using Tuxbox Commander

How to find a lost or unknown Dreambox receiver pin code using TuxBox Commander. The pin code is sometimes set to restrict channels or stop the alteration of settings.

Mar
03

How to guide: Install & fit a hard disk drive into a Dreambox DM800HD

A video guide on how to install and fit a hard drive into a Dream Box DM800HD satellite receiver, shows assembly and disassembly of the receiver. This is useful for use in pausing TV, recording TV, time shifting, pvr functions etc.

Mar
03

How to guide: Install & fit a hard disk drive into a Dreambox DM600

A video guide on how to install and fit a hard drive into a Dream Box DM600, shows assembly and disassembly of the receiver.

Mar
02

Identify : Differences between DM500S and it' s clones

Guide on helping identify clone from genuine Dreambox DM500S receivers. This is a very important step identifying your receiver correctly. Don’t want to put the wrong software/flash on it and end up with a door stop. The DM500S satellite receiver is VERY popular for cloners due to its super low price for such a feature …

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Mar
01

How to guide: Identify the differences between a Dreambox DM800HD & a DM800 Clone

This guide may help you identify the key differences between a Dream Multimedia DM800HD genuine receiver and a cheap Chinese DM800HD clone. This information is useful in troubleshooting, upgrades, firmware flashing and other situations where getting the wrong info may do some damage.

Feb
23

How to guide: How to remove/delete unwanted satellites on a Dreambox with DreamEdit

How to remove/delete unwanted satellites on a Dreambox with DreamEdit. The guide covers the Dreambox models DM500, DM600, DM7000, DM7020, DM7025, DM500HD, DM800HD & DM8000HD, but should work on other Dreambox models that can use DreamEdit.

Feb
21

How to guide: Making IPK files on the Dreambox, without a Linux PC.

How to make the IPK files for the Dreambox on the Dreambox receiver itself without the use of a Linux based PC or other device.

Feb
13

Receiver Manual: Dream multimedia Dreambox DM-7000S

Manual for the Dream Multimedia Dreambox DM-7000S Satellite receiver.

Feb
07

How to guide: Auto reboot script for Dreambox receivers

2 Methods for automatically rebooting Dream Multimedia DreamBox satellite receivers at chosen times.

Dec
28

How to guide: Change mac address of DreamBox Dm800 & Dm800HD

A guide on how to change the mac address of the Dream Multimedia Dreambox Dm800 & Dm800HD series of Linux set top box satellite receivers. Dont want a cable or satellite TV subscription? Click above

Dec
27

How to guide: Streaming .avi Films From PC to Dreambox/TV

A guide on how to stream movies from a PC running VLC to a Dream Multimedia Dreambox satellite/cable receiver.

Dec
22

How to guide: Setup Wireless networking (WLAN) on Dreambox DM800HD PVR running Nabilo firmware

How to setup wireless network connections on the Dreambox DM800HD PVR series satellite receivers that are running the firmware Nabilo Black Hole

Dec
08

How to guide: Control your TV with the DreamBox Remote

How to use your Dreambox remote to control your TV. Some TV need codes, they are listed. Known Dreambox models are 7000/7020/600/800HD other Dreambox remotes should work, but with alternative buttons.

Nov
30

How to guide: Dreambox 500s tuner (no signal) fix HD Video

Small video guide on how to fix the Dream Multimedia & clones which give a constant “no signal” error.

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