The reason i write this post is we are seeing so much questions, and problems which customer are faced for the following device:
Well, this photo is coming from T-R42 model, but now, you can see in market a lot of other model use the same casing. you can’t tell the difference just from the casing. so people will meet this problem:
which firmware i should flash? which model i get?
Today,i will show you guys some main models in our market which use the same casing.
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T-R42 is the first generation products, and we sold this at first. Most of people begin to know this model through our site. so how to know you are getting the real T-R42?
1 Check the lable in the back cover.
We ask the factory to print the model on the back cover label directly;
2 PCBA Board, here is the pcba board photo for T-r42
and you can find the PCBA Board model is B351_V2.0
3 the wifi and bluetooth chipset use RTL8723AS.
Stock firmware for T-R42 B351_V2.0
Custom rom for T-R42 B351_V2.0
Model 2: MK918
MK918 is coming to market in Dec, which has the same casing as T-R42, but it do have some difference with T-R42:
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Label on the back cover:
Model on PCBA is : HM
wifi/bluetooth chipset is AP6210.
Stock firmware :
password : geekbuying.com
Model 3 : Q7
Q7 should be the new model which come to market in the middle of Dec. it should be the cheapest ones in all of this 4 models.
Shopping link is:
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Label on back cover is
PCBA board photo is here:
and print on the PCBA board should be XT-Q7-V01
WIFI chipset is RTL8188EUS, bluetooth chipset should be MT6622N
Still uploading.. once finish, will update here.
Model 4 CS918
CS918 come to market in same time as T-R42, however, the factory screw up the versions, and now we only sell on version in our site, shopping link:
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Label in back cover should be the same as T-R42, however, the model should be CS918.
the print on PCBA board should be RK3188_BOX_SZY_X6.
the wifi/bluetooth chipset is still AP6210, same as MK918.
If you are a new users and want to buy such a TV BOX, we recommend you choose the original T-R42, because it has the fully custom rom support, have the real 1080p kernel. and quality is good.
If you already own one of those models, i hope my post can help you to identify the model you have, and get the correct stock firmware.
WELL. that’s all, thank you!
If you have any questions, please feel free to leave message here. i will try my best to reply.