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Grogbbuild - H2H and H5.2tc ATV 6.1 cable 2017-09-05

Simple ATV 6.1 build for Zgemma H2H and H5.2tc with kiddac vskin

  1. grog68
    Instructions for the H7C version of this build are available at http://www.techkings.org/resources/grogbbuild-h7c-atv-6-1-cable.32/

    If you have any questions or problems please post them http://www.techkings.org/threads/grogbuild-atv-6-1-cable-only-build-for-h5-2tc-and-h7c.129946/

    UPDATE 25/08/18: I've updated these 2 backups with the latest Kiddac skins which now shows bouquet tabs in the EPG

    I've just added a H2H image as I have been asked for it, it is currently BETA until I know a few have installed and no errors reported.

    This is my first build release, it has been used on a few boxes that I have set up so there should be no issues, it has the satellite tuner disabled but instructions below if you wish to use it.

    CCcam 2.3.0, mgcamd_1.38r1 and oscam_atv_emu 1.2 installed
    Kiddacs SlyK HD, vskin-HD, vskin-Bolt, vskin-RED and slyk-q skins installed - Vskin-HD set up as default.

    Installed Plugins :
    • Dream Explorer
    • EPG-Importer
    • Auto Bouquets Maker
    • IPTV Player
    • Media Player
    • Media Scanner
    • Movie Organisor
    • OpenWebif
    • Picture player
    In addition, @dsayers modifications to EPGList and UsageConfig are installed for channel numbers.

    Picons are installed on your HD when your HD is first setup.


    A simple script of mine updates the 'Top Pick', 'In My Shows', 'You Might Like' and 'Watch now' images on the Vskin-HD menu screen via crontab twice a day. Similar to the Top Pick addon for the Slyk 1 HD skin (addon not installed)


    Download the zip file and unzip it to a usb stick. So your usb stick should now contain the zgemma folder and it's contents. Browse to zgemma/h5 folder and rename noforce to force.

    Turn off your box and insert the usb stick into the rear usb port and turn the box on. The LED display will say FLSH for a few minutes before the box reboots.

    Remove the USB stick from the back of the box and insert a blank usb stick/hdd for recordings etc. I recommend nothing less than 64GB. Now press the menu button on remote and select Setup -> System -> Storage Device -> Initialisation -> YOUR USB DEVICE -> Red Button.

    Once the initialisation has completed, hold the power button on remote until a menu appears and select 'Restart Gui'.

    Once restarted, just make sure the usb stick/hdd is mounted correctly by pressing the RED button on the remote and selecting Plugins -> Mount Manager. Your USB device should be listed and should say Mount: /media/hdd

    If it does just press the exit button until you exit the menus, if it doesn't press the Green button to Setup Mounts and using the Left/Right arrows on the remote change the mount until /media/hdd is selected and press the Green button to save. Answer yes if prompted to restart the box.

    Now we need to set up your NetID, if you don't know it check my NetID map at h52tc.com/netids.html and select the Town closest to you. Now press the Menu Button and select Setup -> Service Searching -> Tuner Configuration -> Tuner B

    Using the numeric keys on your remote enter your Net ID in the Network ID field. I then set Provider to Scan to Virgin Media UK (Pure) but as we're using ABM this doesn't matter.

    Press Green button to save and then select Tuner C (if you are installing on H5.2tc) and repeat the last step.

    If you are using satellite as well select Tuner A and using the Right arrow key on remote change Configuration mode to Simple and press the Green button to save. You may have to press the Green button again if the box scans for satellites.

    Now press the exit button once to return to Service Searching menu and select AutoBouquetsMaker->Providers

    If wanting Freesat (ie no premim channels) change FreeSat UK to Yes and then using the left/right arrows on remote change FreeSatUK Area to the Area you wish to use. Change the bouquet settings for Freesat as you see fit. I personally just have Main bouquet set to Yes (All Channels) with the other bouquet settings set to no.

    If you have a Satellite Line and want the remaining premium change Sky UK to yes and then set the Sky UK:area to your area, and then again set Sky UK: generate main bouquet to yes(All channels) and as above set the sky uk bouquet options as you want.

    Now move down to Virgin (UK):Area and using the left/right arrow keys scroll through the list of Net ID's until the one you entered in tuner config above is highlighted. DO NOT change the bouquet options.
    Now press the GREEN button to save.

    Now select Providers order, make sure cable_uk_virgin is the top item, if not highlight the sat items and press the blue button to move them below the cable_uk_virgin and then press the GREEN button to save changes.

    Now press the Green button to run a scan.

    Once the scan has completed, press the exit button 4 times to return to TV picture and then press the green button and select EPG-Importer.

    Press the Blue button to select sources.

    Now select '(New) Rytec UK/Ireland Virgin XMLTV' to open the options and then select each of the 6 options so each box is ticked. if you have a sat feed connected now find and select the 'New Rytec UK Satellite XMLTV' to open the options and then select each of options you need . (I found the freesat channels didn't populate straight away but when I ran another abm scan it appeared).

    Press the Green button to save.

    Now press the Yellow button to run a scan. Select yes when prompted. On the right you will see 'Importing: Rytec xxx' once the importing has finished it will show 'Last Updated' with the date.

    You can exit this plugin now and the import will continue iin the background.

    V-Skin is already setup with pics in menus changing daily

    slyk1hd included with no mods, just set it as your skin – menu, setup, usage and gui skin setup

    Kiddacs sly-q with no mods included just set as your skin – menu, setup, usage and gui skin setup

    Now you need to install and set up your line, if you are using cccam or mgcamd you need to put your CCcam.cfg or newcamd.list file into the /usr/keys folder, if using oscam then the oscam.server file needs to go into /usr/keys/oscam_atv folder.

    Now restart the cam by pressing the Menu button and selecting InfoPanel -> Softcam Panel. Use the left/right keys to set the cam1 to the cam type you are using and then press the GREEN button to restart it.

    I hope that covers it, if I've missed anything please let me know.

    skin, jnv, muddym2002 and 1 other person like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. skin
    Version: 2017-09-05
    a very very very big thank you i had a week of bang my head and you have done all the hard work for me once again thanks
  2. ChopAxepiece
    Version: 2017-09-05
    Installed on my H2h box perfectly, everything is aligned and in sync...Previous skin i had was a mess.

    Only thing i dont have is the channel picons :(

    Thank you
    1. grog68
      Author's Response
      Did the picons appear in end? if not hold power button on remote until menu appears and select 'Restart' (NOT 'Restart GUI'). This assumes your usb is mounted on /media/hdd
  3. Scott_smith
    Version: 2017-09-05
    keep up the good work
  4. pabloescaban
    Version: 2017-08-25
    excellent build, very sleek and easy to install and use!
  5. stewart_uk
    Version: 2017-08-25
    Nice, stable, clean image. No frills no fuss and does exactly what's needed. Nice Job Grog
  6. Topmetom
    Version: 2017-08-04
    Thats easy to follow and use!
  7. eagle
    Version: 2017-08-04
    my favourite build yet thank you! No bloat just pure good features. Love the modified vskin and the channel numbers.
  8. mariolangton
    Version: 2017-07-12
    Looks really good been using iPab for some time now and I am very happy with it but could just do with an update more like a V6 box something like your images there any way to get it working on H 2H thank you
    1. grog68
      Author's Response
      I am looking at doing it on H2H today if I get the chance.
  9. Dipesh12
    Version: 2017-07-12
    Very easy to set up and flash onto box. Clear step by step guide also. And also like to mention creator was very helpful as I could get my line to work initially. He had a look and got me working. He sent me few files to help as two were missing. And also sent me an alternative to see if oscam would work and it did. Like fact this build has channel numbers easy to navigate.
  10. deejayh
    Version: 2017-07-12
    Just downloading and will install tomorrow hopefully when my box arrives