How to Reset the IHUB

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The iHub is a dongle that is used with the Sonicview FTA satelllite receiver. This device allows you to access the internet directly from the satellite receiver. Updates are done by installing new firmware by using a USB flash drive. However, if the device is not working correctly after an updated version of the firmware has been installed, you can reset the device. To do this you need to install the original version of the firmware.

Things You'll Need

  • USB flash drive
  • Insert the USB flash drive into an available USB port on your computer. Disconnect the iHub from the Sonicview receiver.

  • Download the version 1.9 of the iHub firmware to your desktop. Double-click the "ihub_v1_9.zip" file to view its contents.

  • Extract the contents of the zip file to the USB flash drive.

  • Disconnect the USB flash drive from your computer and insert it into the USB port on your Sonicview receiver.

  • Press the "Menu" button on the remote for the receiver. Press the "Up" or "Down" arrow keys to select the option for "System." Navigate to the "Check for Updates" option that it at the bottom of the menu.

  • Press the "OK" button on the remote and select the option on the screen for "From USB." Click "OK" to begin the firmware update.

  • Plug the iHub back into the serial port on the Sonicview receiver.

  • Download the Wiznet Configuration Tool. Double-click the "WIZ1xOSR_config_v3.0.2.zip" file to display its contents. Double-click the "Install" folder. Double-click the "Install.exe" file to install the program.

  • Double-click the icon for "Wiznet Configuration Tool" to open the program. Click the "Search" option from the toolbar. Allow the program to search for the iHub dongle.

  • Click the "Update" button that is below the iHub icon and navigate to the location of the iHub firmware files. Click the "OK" button to install the older firmware version.

  • Restart the Sonicview receiver to complete the firmware reset.

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