Tronsmart Promethues Official Android 4.2 Stock Firmware Release

May 17, 2013 Eric Tronsmart Prometheus

Tronsmart just release the offical Android 4.2 firmware for their promethues model.

Here is the changelog for new firmware:

1 New Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Firmware;

2 Come with rooted;

3 Add DLNA function;

4 Add smartphone control function; (if you want to use this function, you should make sure your smartphone and Tronsmart Promethues are in same network,and you should install this app in your smartphone: https://www.dropbox.com/s/0jq1vf7trx5lxb4/RC_Client.apk?m and run this app when you use the smartphone control function)

5 Sloved  XBMC audio sync problem;

6 Internal storage increase to 2GB

 

OK, Firmware is Here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/pxzok1v1ew9os1f/Tronsmart%20Prometheus%20new%20stock%20firmware.zip

and please don’t forget  to download the XBMC software here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/r0ukkplww76e50j/Tronsmart%20Prometheus-xbmcapp-20130507-debug.apk

You can’t use other XBMC version, because this one is custom made for Promethues, and will support real 1080p hardware decoding!

 

Update instruction:

If your Tronsmart promethus has already been in the Android 4.2 beta firmware, then you should just do as following:

1. Open the download folder;
2. you will get below 5 files.
3. Put these 5 files (don’t open zip file) in root of your SD card, then follow below upgrading method,
(1) Use a paperclip inserts to press the reset key which is at back side of the Android TV Box and hold it;
(2) Power on the Android TV Box (connect the AD adapter with device), wait for blue Led flash 3 times then release reset key;
(3) System will automatically upgrade. (Make sure power is not interrupted during the upgrading process); screen will still show no siginal when you are doing upgrade, but don’t worry, it is normal!
(4) Device will be reboot after upgrading. (Check the software version in setting-> about media player. You will see it).

 

if you are still in the Android 4.1 firmware, and want to upgrade to this android 4.2 firmware, you should do as following:

1. Open the download folder;
2. you will get below 5 files.
3. Put these 5 files (don’t open zip file) in root of your SD card, then follow below upgrading method,
(1) Use a paperclip inserts to press the reset key which is at back side of the Android TV Box and hold it;
(2) Power on the Android TV Box (connect the AD adapter with device), wait for blue Led flash 3 times then release reset key;
(3) System will automatically upgrade. (Make sure power is not interrupted during the upgrading process); TV screen will still show no siginal when you are doing upgrade, but don’t worry, it is normal!
(4) After you wait for  5 mins , the system will reboot, and you will find you still in Android 4.1 OS, don’t worry, now what you should do is power off the promethues, and then do the above upgrade step again, and then you will find your promethues has been get the Android 4.2 update!

 

 

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