Sat digital receiver, eeprom

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irdeto

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Please , does anyone know what informations hold eeprom 24c.. ,not flash.
Is it like bios in PC fix receiveer to boot sw from flash to RAM.


Thamk you.
 
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Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
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Taking the Aston Simba as an example, the 24C08 eeprom holds the version number of the STB (and boot and application currently being used). This allows boot and application files relevant to the receiver version number to be correctly flashed to RAM.

For instance, version 104, means it is a Simba 201, S*ca embedded only. Version 106 means it is a Simba 202, S*ca and V*access embedded.

So in the Simba 201 you could reprogram the eeprom to version 106 to change it to a Simba 202 (I've done it), except that you wouldn't have the second card reader and LED channel indicator panel.

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Thank you but is the version number only one information in eeprom.
 
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My Satellite Setup
Triple Dragon, Dreambox 8000, Echostar AD3000ip, TBS6522,6925,6983 PCie cards.
Gibertini 1.25m motorised dish driven by the AD3000, with either Inverto BU Quad or Norsat / XMW Ka LNBs . SMW 1.05m + 3 other dishes. Speccy: Promax HD Ranger+
My Location
The Flatlands of East Anglia
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AFAIK the external eeprom holds the same information quoted above that the flash memory would hold in a receiver without the eeprom. Depends on the STB maker whether they use one.

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