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Black Hole 2.0.8​ VU+Duo2 2017-06-25

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Black Hole 2.0.8​

What is new:​
•New Vu+ drivers 16 december 2013
•New Skin MX SkyLine By Matrix10
•New Bootlogo IOS 7 Style by mikark
•Support wmv, wma, asf media file (duo, solo and uno have to be enabled in BhSpeedUp)
•Update OpenWebIf
•BhEpgPanel: Change internal openepg default channel to Nat Geo
•Update languages fr, no, sv
•Add Audio Effect Plugin
•Transcoding : support multiple encoders
•Transcoding : support resolution setting , and advanced setup
•A/V settings : update.
- add "AAC downmix" setup
- fix entry name, Dolby Digital downmix -> Dolby Digital / DTS downmix
•gstreamer plugins updated:
- added support for mms protocol.
- added patch related on rtsp.
•Transtreamproxy updated.
•Support more video codecs in media playback.(OE 2.1 gstreamer)
•Reduce First picture display time(zapping time improvement : duo2, solo2)
•Support dual transcoding(duo2, Only 2nd transcoding is mutually exclusive with PIP)
•Improve PCM playback(solo, duo, uno, ulitmo)
•Support 3D surround (solo, duo, solo2, duo2)
•Support AVL(automatic volume leveler)(duo2, solo2)
•Support more proc entries to control duo2 transcoding.(Plugin will follow)
•Improve temperature control of dual tuner when not in use(duo2, uno, ultimo)
•FPGA update in solo2(done automatically in the first bootup after installation)
•Fix EOS deteciton in media(PCM) & TS playback
•Support AAC passthrough
•Remove unnecessary debug messages(duo2)
WARNING: This Image has the latest drivers and CAN NOT be installed in multiboot. The image MUST be installed in flash.

Black Hole does not support images not installed in flash.

This latest version of the Black Hole series has been entirely rewritten and improved in the code for maximum stability and performance.

Please note that of all images Black Hole now has the best epg system:

- Integrated OpenEpg

- Rytec dedicated epg.dat

- New system epg.dat outside.

This last feature gives the possibility to various forums or communities to create their favorite EPG data files and load them into a web space.

Community members can then download it from our servers.

This feature provides other benefits such as:

Increase download speed of EPG

Download EPG from any channel

Schedule the download of EPG decoder even during standby

Users can customize the providers using Add / Remove function

Main functions of the buttons on the remote

OK button = Skin with simple information

OK button x 2 = Extra Info Skin

Blue button = Black Hole Blue Panel

Blue button and then Red button = Black Hole Epg Panel

Blue button and then Yellow button = System Monitor Panel

Blue button long press = Extensions

Yellow button = Audio menu

Green button = Black Hole Green Panel

Green button long press = Subservices

Green button and then Red button = Fast Plugin Setup

Green button x 2 = Fast Plugin

Button Red short press= access HbbTv functions

Button Red long press= Red Panel (Parallel Universes Teleportation)


Green button and then Yellow button takes you to:-

Dedicated server for BlackHole addons

Download and install additional packages from the Black Hole server

Infobar / OSD

Analog Clock Gui

Channel orbital location

Advanced Tuner Info: Sr Freq Pol Fec

Signal SNR, BER

Infobar picons

Characteristics of BlackHole Panels

Blue Panel

Extra Settings

Black Hole Speed Up

Black Hole Cron Manager (Manage schedules)

OSD Settings (OSD configuration)

Devices Manager

Usb Format Wizard

Kernel Modules Manager(Kernel module operator)

Inadyn Settings (Configure Inadyn)

Swap File Settings (Configure File Swap)

Hard Disk Settings (Configure Hard Drive)

OpenVPN Panel ( OpenVPN Panel)

Samba / CIFS Panel ( Samba Panel)

NFS Server Panel ( NFS server Panel)

Telnet Panel ( Telnet Panel)

FTP Panel ( FTP Panel)

UPnP Client Djmount

UPnP Server Mediatomb

UpnP Server Minidlna

Pcsc Panel

Tuner Server

Network Browse & Mountpoints

Info Panel

1 - Gui Setting (Gui configurations)

2 - Service Information (information system)

3 - About (info)

Memory (Memory)

Space (capacity)

CPU (processor)

Process (process)

EPG Panel

Global settings (global settings EPG)

Setting Provider (ISP settings)

Green Panel

Fast Plugin Setup (Configure quick access to your favourite plugin)

Fast Plugin (Access your favourite plugin)

Addons (added)

Addons Download Manager (Manager for package downloading)

Online Feeds Settings update

Online Black Hole image update

Manual Install BH packges (Manual installation of Black Hole packages)

Manual Install IPK packages (Manual installation of IPK packages)

Addons Uninstall Panel (Uninstalled packages)

Black Hole Statistics (See connections, top downloads and more)

Characteristics of BlackHole Panels

Red Panel

BH Parallel Universe Teleportation






Thanks to Pedro_Newbie for Backup script

Thanks to the group of Beta Testers.

Thanks to Rytec for providing us with the server with all epg.dat files.

Thanks to MaxZ4 for Integrated EPG loader.

Thanks to Skaman for Cross EPG

Thanks to Lukkino (VDR-Italy) for the source code of OpenTV.

Thanks to Reinh@rd for the file satellites.xml.

Thanks to Littlesat and Pli Team for the original autolanguage and subtitle options code

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