Hack Patriot Box Office for Watching Chinese Videos and TVs. As requested by friends, this blog is dedicated to explain a simple way for watching Chinese TV programs and movies on a television or monitor for free using a special media player instead of a computer. Compared with many well- known approaches watching Chinese TVs on a computer, this one seems much more operation- friendly as well as eco- friendly. It is attractive for many Chinese families who may not always be technical savvy. In addition, as I know, the operation cost or power consumption of this kind of MIPS- based media players is relatively low. Its total power consumption usually is no more than 1.
Patriot Box Office Media Player (PBO) More Than Meets the Eye. Enter the PBO. What is the PBO; Reviews & Awards; The Hardware; HW Mods; SW Mods; Adding WIFI N; Canadian Deals; GUI Customization; Gallery; Resources; Ease of Use Tips; Firmwares. Official; Semiofficial; Alt. Custom; PBO wiki Forums. Home; Recent Posts; contact; Create account or Sign in. Enter the PBO What is the PBO; Reviews and Awards; The Hardware; HW Mods; SW Mods; Adding WIFI N adapter; Current Canadian Deals. One such product is the Patriot Box Office. Reading through their own support forum, it seems as though 'hacking' their box with other's firmware to provide an attractive GUI is already in place. I could not find anyone who managed to install XBMC though. Does anyone have any experience with this box and XBMC? Is it even possible? thx! find quote: InDashMP3 Member Posts: 58 Joined: Jul 2008 Reputation: 0: 2011-01-17 23:35. Patriot Box Office High Definition Media Player is an All-In-One Media Player which supports 1080p playback from various files sources such as VOB, H. 264, ISO, WAV, etc. Product Information Technical Details Brand Name Patriot Item.
Patriot Box Office Supported Adapters. From WikiDevi. Jump to: navigation, search. Explanation. Below are a few lists of wireless adapters that should work in the Patriot Box Office Media player. The closest thing to an official list of supported USB wireless adapters is this forum thread. By. Patriot Box Office. Maximum PC newsletter sign up. Patriot’s Box Office is a low-cost media streamer that’s configured much the same as its similarly priced competitors, but includes a few unique hardware features to help differentiate it from the crowd. Powered by a 400MHz Realtek chip. Hack Your Kinect; Organize Music and Movies; Set up Raid 1; Access Region Locked Content; Best Hardware: Best NVIDIA Graphics Card. Review of Patriot Box Office Media Player, a USD 130 device for playing movies, music and pictures on your TV.
Meanwhile, a typical power consumption of a PC CPU, even some mobile or laptop CPUs, itself is known to be between 5. Even a power efficient Intel Atom CPU usually is inside a range between 5 and 2.
I remember. Nowadays a typical home desktop demands a power supply of no less than 2. The media player which I am introducing here is a Patriot Box Office High- Definition Media Player PCMPBO2. Realtek RTD1. 07. DD So. C based networked player and made by Patriot Memory. It has about 1. 28. MB SPI flash, 1. 28.
MB DDR2 SDRAM and a 4. MHz MIPS core. One nice thing about this player is Patriot Memory hosts a very OPEN and friendly support forum for it and shares a lot of details of its firmware. This not only makes this player hard to be bricked but also enables many mods and hacks.
One simple mod I am going to introduce here is to update its firmware for watching Chinese movies and TV programs. The procedure for updating its firmware has been posted on Patriot Memory support forum. Now, it is slightly modified and reposted here for your convenience.
Watch over composite hookup if possible ( Comment: Though I have hacked many PBOs with watching over HDMI without any issues so far, YMMV); Download firmware; Unzip/unrar; Copy "install. ROOT directory of an FAT3. FORMATTED USB drive ONLY; Put the USB drive into the front usb port of Patriot Box Office; Power up both PBO and TV and choose the PBO input on TV menu; Go to SETUP - > SYSTEM - > SYSTEM UPDATE, & select SYSTEM UPGRADE; The screen will black out for about a few seconds until the update process initiates. The whole update process may reboot & resume, please DO NOT remove the usb drive UNTIL the screen goes back to the setup page; and(Optional) Additional update might be necessary if the remote doesn't work after the above update.
As far as I know, the newest unofficial firmware supporting China videos, movies and TVs is the one posted on HDP Fans Forum [1.