How to fix “Error mounting root fs” on Alfabox UX3

To fix “Error mounting root fs”, follow the instructions: Prepare an empty USB drive. Format the USB drive to FAT32 format. Usually, it’s the default format. Download the file to your computer. Rename it to imageupdate. Create the folder mag256 in the root of USB drive. Copy the file you downloaded to this folder. Insert the USB […]

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Alfabox applications manual

Enjoying your new TV service In the main menu, you will see several icons with different applications. To move on the screen use right, left, up and down arrows. Select the icon that corresponds to your service, then pressOK on the Alfabox remote. You will see categories and channel list on the left side and programs on […]

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How to change volume

If after turning the Alfabox on, the volume is too high, the Initial volume has to be changed. Follow the steps below to change the initial volume: Press Set on the remote to go to System settings. Select Audio and press OK to confirm. Go to Initial Volume and decrease the number from 100 to 50-60. Use arrows to […]

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How to change resolution

To change resolution follow the instructions below: Press SET on the remote. In the System settings select Video and press OK. Go to Video Output Mode and using the right arrow change the resolution: – If your Alfabox is connected to the TV via composite cable – select: NTSC 480i. – If your Alfabox is […]

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Alfabox UX3: Reset to default settings, boot mode change

Press and hold service button (FN) on the back side of STB until STB is power off, or during 2 seconds after power on. Switching between modes done by releasing button at the specific time according to the LED indication. There are 4 modes: STB load from first U-boot; Switch to alternative NAND; Reset to […]

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Alfabox supports the following WiFi adapters

Model Chipset Notes Alfabox1 Alfabox2 Alfabox3 ASUS USBN13 Ralink RT3071 + + ASUS USBN13 rev.B1 Realtek RTL8192CU – – ASUS USBN14 Realtek RTL8192CU  0.2.18r12 + + Asus USBN53 Ralink RT3572  0.2.18r12 + + Asus USBN53 rev.B1 MediaTek MT7612U – – DLink DWA125 rev.A1, A2, A3 Ralink RT3070 Ralink RT5370 H/W Ver.: A1, A2 (A3 – after […]

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How to program Alfabox remote control to work with any TV

Alfabox remote control can be programmed to control any TV in just a few steps.  Buttons that can be programmed are highlighted by a solid white line at the top of the remote. New remote control To program the buttons do the following: Press the «On/Off» and «A/V» buttons at the same time and hold it for 2 […]

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