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Sumvision cyclone multimedia player firmware lost

Hi, I was just upgrading the firmware when the power to the house went out. I now seem to have lost all firmware. Is there any way to restore it using the PC?

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  • alhayes Dec 16, 2008

    Does anyone know of a button combination which would restore the default factory settings on my Sumvision cyclone multimedia player?

  • Anonymous Jan 12, 2009

    same problem here....lost the lot......have menu page , does nothing after that ...if anyone knows. please [email protected] discs or anything needed will gladly pay.....Danny

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    I can't see the firmware upgrade option in the setup menu - any ideas?

  • na_das Mar 19, 2009

    I don't see the firmware update option in the setup menu!
    is there any other way of doing this?

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Cx3200:
SUMVISION CYCLONE 1 Tb REC/PLAY HDef Media System :

If After Formatting Hard Drive for 1st Time Your Screen Goes Blank and after Cyclone Logo Screen has Loaded:
Press TV System Button on Remote Control a few Times , and you should be able to view the Menu Setup Screen and Adjust for Pal / ECT::
The Cyclone Sometimes Jumps to the High Definition Output Setting and you Need to Do this to Adjust the Output for your TV ect:

I Had This Problem and I Phoned Envizage for the Solution which Worked , and i Have Restored my Menu :

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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Http://www.envizage.com/g/36586/downloads.html
Heres the link to the firmware update.

Posted on Feb 13, 2009

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    Nothing found at that location!?

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Hi,

Take out the hard drive.
Format it using fat32 either by usb connector or install it in a pc.
Put new firmware on the hard drive. do not put it into a folder.
Check player for a button battery if there is one installed remove it and leave out for about 10 minutes.
Replace the button battery, replace the hard drive and boot it up.
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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Drive should be formatted in FAT32. This is more preferrable than NTFS
Firmware for Cyclone is
_mpd1100_ (do not rename)
check google for cyclone firware upgrade to get latest firware file as named above
Drive needs to be blank.
Transfer extracted file to the disk
Use Setup -> Firmware Upgrade. Confirm after F/W compare.
hope this helps

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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  • craigie05 Feb 21, 2011

    Sorry to seem a bit thick here but how do i get the Cyclone to read the USB stick with the firmware onj it as there is no setup facility on the Cyclone box? i have the media centre box with Firmare _mpd1100_ (latest) all ready to go on .. cheers

  • craigie05 Feb 21, 2011

    Also, mine used to stick allot,, very unresponsive and thrustrating so i plugged the box into the laptop, took all the movies off it and formatted the 500GB HDD and then put 4 equal partitions on it and then transfered all my movies back onto the 1st partition (36GB worth) and it seems to work fine now ... i dont think it likes reading the 500GB as a whole drive but prefers smaller partitions - all i need now is to updatee the firmware - i have the .bin file (mpd1100 latest) on a USB pen drive but cant seem to find a setup option for the box to read from the USB to update the firmware ..any suggestions would be much appreciated

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2011

    I think they all stick if you use a non compressed video format or use pause and fast forward alot. I play divx converted video from the start and it works every time. I know this is a limitation but its a great way to keep alot of stuff in one place that can be accessed quickly. I never had the problem you mentioned maybe it needs to see the whole drive formatted in fat32 with the firware file loaded before it will run setup. I never used a pen drive just usb to my computer

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You will find that your PC has far more video codec support than your media player..
If your avi's are playing out of sync,I would recommend re-encode them using winavi etc...
I find BRRip to be the best media to play on these media players and never have audio sync issues...hope this helps

Posted on Jun 23, 2010

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I have the same problem, I tried to update the firmware, the screen went blank, I left it for around half an hour and realised nothing was happening. Since then it won't return to the menu and just hangs on the logo screen. Any idea on how to reset the firmware? There is no battery to remove and no obvious jumpers to clear the settings.

Posted on Mar 13, 2010

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Just bought a cyclone multi media player when i watch video playback through tv the audio is out of sync when play back though pc its ok can you help please ??

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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Hello peoples,

I seem to also have made the school boy error of having a secondary partition in NTFS which has resulted in the voice/video sync issue. I intend on formatting the drive in FAT32 and re-installing the latest firmwear.

Any body have a link to the latest firmwear I have the basic none HD Sumvision Cyclone 3.5" HDD Media Player

Posted on Mar 16, 2010

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Look in your user manual it says :- NOTICE: WHEN YOU UPDATE, DO NOT SHUT OFF THE POWER, IF NOT WILL BE DESTROYED THE EQUIPMENT. so it is no good now

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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