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Please urgent help for Fortec Star FSMCI-6000 needed

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Hi everybody,
I just acquired a Fortec Star FSMCI-6000 and I'm eager to know everything about it. I'm also a newbie in the UCAS and CAM stuff. After hours on the net, I still have tons of Qs. So, pleeeease, try to answer all or part of them the most comprehensive way possible.

Here are first my receiver data:
Boot ver: 2.01
Appli ver: 3.04
CA: 3.02

Here are my Questions:
1-1/ What is CA? And is it Upgradeable?
1-2/ What are the latest versions available now? And where to get them?
1-3/ Which type of cable to use? (straight or null modem)
1-4/ Which software to use for upgrading these versions? (best one if many)

The UCAS Info is:
H/W: 1.5
S/W: MR 1.070
Loader: 1.0

Concerning the embedded UCAS:
2-1/ What does the H/W version tell us about the embedded UCAS?
2-2/ What is the Loader? Can we upgrade it? What version & where to get it?
2-3/ Can we upgrade the UCAS to Magic? To MR 1.081? to MRevolution? (version?) What is the best choice?
2-4/ What devices do we need to upgrade? (Loader, Fun Cards 6 or 5 OR Serial Cable?)
2-5/ What software do we need to upgrade the UCAS? (best one if many)
2-6/ What files do we need & where to get them? (I'm confused bw pentas, tetras and so on…)

And about Channel editing:
3-1/ What cable to use?
3-2/ What is the best software to use for editing, sorting and backing up the Satellite, channel and favourite lists?

I hope this is not much to ask, but I'm sure that many newbies like me would like to get these info. So I guess this will make a very useful sticky.

Thank you for your assistance in advance

Nafaa
 
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Why nobody replied??? Is it that nobody has any idea about this model or is it that it's so rare that nobody bothered responding???
 

Llew

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