"OK onto the next upgrade via USB... It seems that the S8300 has a bug that when it decides it needs an upgrade it stops knowing when to stop recording (i.e.1 news records for 24 hours or so), unfortunately this means it has trouble doing the other…"
"OK so far so good, either the new software or at least as likely the reboot has resolved the problem. no contact so far from Dish TV. So my advice to anyone in the same position (s8300 recordings not stopping) is to upgrade the firmware, At…"
"Ok I managed to download it in a couple of hours (most unfriendly!) and upgrade using a USB from 1.07 to 1.09 in a couple of minutes all good so far (it restarted and still had the old recordings). I have programmed a few random recordings…"
"Hi Josh thanks for the quick reply, I could download the Firmware update if it were available but it is not (on the Dish TV site anyway) this link from their /downloads page is not a download link, chrome just tries to open the link in ASCII…"
I may suggest you email Dish TV and request a USB to be sent tom you for you to load the software into the unit, they can do this for you if you have troubles with the recommended options. A software update does help patch up any bugs…"
Hi we live way out of just about every sort of coverage except radio and satellite so our Internet and TV both come to us via satellite. We have a Dish TV s8300 which is not connected to the internet (no wireless or broadband network connection). It is running SW version 1.07 build Aug 9 2018 which seems quite old. It was great when we first got it less than a year ago But now it has started having problems with the way it records programs and I am wondering if anyone on the forum may be…See More
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