Humax Foxsat Software Update 2011

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Humax have now released a 2011 software update for their popular Foxsat-HD and Foxsat-HDR Freesat boxes.

You can download the Humax software update now from their website (download links below), or you can wait for the automatic update on 1st June 2011. (You will only get the automatic update if you have set your box to allow it).

How much benefit you get from these changes will depend on how you use your box. Some will see some irritating problems finally resolved, while others may not experience any difference.

Here Are The Specific Humax Foxsat Updates

Humax Foxsat-HDR
(Software Update to version 1.00.15 -> Download here)

  • Dolby Digital downmix included
  • Time recovered in standby after a power failure
  • Resolved recording issues if left on a part-time channel
  • Channel scan for channels added/removed/changed at 3am
  • Postcode Table updated automatically (over air)
  • Resolved crash issue on iPlayer content playback
  • MHEG improvements (BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, Teletext Jobsite support)

Humax Foxsat-HD
(Software Update to version 1.00.28 -> Download here)

  • Dolby Digital downmix included
  • Time recovered in standby after a power failure
  • Channel scan for channels added/removed/changed at 3am
  • Postcode Table updated automatically (over air)
  • Resolved crash issue on iPlayer content playback
  • MHEG improvements (BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, Teletext Jobsite support)

Let me know if you notice the improvements, or experience any problems.

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2 Responses to “Humax Foxsat Software Update 2011”
  1. Marty Says:

    How do I know what software version I have?

  2. Simon Says:

    Hi Marty,

    You just need to go into the System menu, then select the Diagnostics screen.

    That will tell you the Humax software version, as well as show you some other useful things like signal strength for both tuners.

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