OCTAGON SF8008 E2 4K UHD

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Is there any consensus on which is the best version of the SF8008 to buy (single/twin/combo/mini)? Apart from the tuner setups the only differences I could find are the single has no wifi (at least from the images on Amazon), and the mini has only 4GB Flash eMMC, half the size of the others, does this make much practical difference?
 

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Is there any consensus on which is the best version of the SF8008 to buy (single/twin/combo/mini)? Apart from the tuner setups the only differences I could find are the single has no wifi (at least from the images on Amazon), and the mini has only 4GB Flash eMMC, half the size of the others, does this make much practical difference?


Personally, I think the SF8008 4K Twin DVB-S2X tuner is the best option. If one of the tuners fails you have a backup with full functionality in the 2nd tuner for satellite. However some users may prefer the combo tuner.
 
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OCTAGON SF8008 & SF8008M MINI DUAL OS Linux SW V10534 31-10-2020


Changes:
1. TV Online added.
2. Update latest OS Version.
3. Force Upgrade function added.
4. Fixed some bugs.



Online Update:
Menu - Software Update OK - 0000 - Internet Upgrade: v10534 OK

Online Aktualisierung:
Menü - Software (Firmware) Update OK - 0000 - Internet Methode: V10534 OK

Online güncelleme:
Menü - Yazilim güncelleme OK - 0000 - Internet methodu: V10534 OK



SW offline - USB:
Recovery Bootmenu (E2):




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NEU: OCTAGON SF8008 LIMITED GOLD EDITION - 4K UHD E2 DVB-S2X & DVB-C/T2 (DUAL OS) Combo


OCTAGON SF8008 4K UHD E2 (DUAL OS) LIMITED GOLD EDITION

 
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OCTAGON SF8008 4K UHD E2 Treiber (Driver) Update 22.11.2020


- [SF8008] + [SF8008m] Update:
* New Browser Update
* add mouse support for new chrome
* update video playback for new chrome
* some minor issues fixed


Ab morgen in den Images!
From tomorrow in the Images!
Yarindan itbaren Imajlarda!


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OCTAGON SF8008 & SF8008M MINI DUAL OS Linux SW V10537 06-12-2020




Changes:
1. Default sort by number for Stalker - Option Button.
2. Add. User Agent for Stalker - Stalker Option - System.
3. Modified ATR of for Slovakia.
4. Disable change freq of GPU.



Online Update:
Menu - Software Update OK - 0000 - Internet Upgrade: v10537 OK

Online Aktualisierung:
Menü - Software (Firmware) Update OK - 0000 - Internet Methode: V10537 OK

Online güncelleme:
Menü - Yazilim güncelleme OK - 0000 - Internet methodu: V10537 OK




SW offline - USB:

Recovery Bootmenu (E2):




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OCTAGON SF8008 4K UHD E2 Treiber (Driver) Update 19.12.2020


- [SF8008] + [SF8008m] Update:

* New Driver Update
* New Fastboot
* New Partition Files
* Adda GPIO for WiFi Power
* Some minor issues fixed



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OCTAGON SF8008 jetzt auch mit intern eingebauter Festplatte.

OCTAGON SF8008 now also with an internal hard disk.


AMAZON


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OCTAGON SF8008 Single + 1TB HDD - EAN 4260189996570 194,90 euro
OCTAGON SF8008 Single + 2TB HDD - EAN 4260189996587 224,90 euro

OCTAGON SF8008 Combo + 1TB HDD - EAN 4260189996594 204,90 euro
OCTAGON SF8008 Combo + 2TB HDD - EAN 4260189996600 234,90 euro

OCTAGON SF8008 Twin + 1TB HDD - EAN 4260189996617 214,90 euro
OCTAGON SF8008 Twin + 2TB HDD - EAN 4260189996624 244,90 euro

OCTAGON SF8008 Single + 1TB HDD + WLAN - EAN 4260189996631 199,90 euro
OCTAGON SF8008 Single + 2TB HDD + WLAN - EAN 4260189996648 229,90 euro

OCTAGON SF8008 Gold Combo + 1TB HDD - EAN 4260189996938 209,90 euro
OCTAGON SF8008 Gold Combo + 2TB HDD - EAN 4260189996945 239,90 euro


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OCTAGON SF8008 & SF8008M MINI DUAL OS Linux SW V10538 25-12-2020


Changes:
1. Fixed audio(EAC3) descrambl edelay after boot bug.
2. Fixed HDR Auto not work.
3. Fixed sometime the sort function of stalker not work.
4. Fixed PVR + TimeShift bugs.
5. XT User Agent add.
6. Fix MultiTS.
7. WiFi 8192CU fix.


Online Update:
Menu - Software Update OK - 0000 - Internet Upgrade: v10538 OK

Online Aktualisierung:
Menü - Software (Firmware) Update OK - 0000 - Internet Methode: V10538 OK

Online güncelleme:
Menü - Yazilim güncelleme OK - 0000 - Internet methodu: V10538 OK



SW offline - USB:


Recovery Bootmenu (E2):
SF8008: octagon_sf8008m-v1.05.38_20201225_mmc
SF8008m: octagon_sf8008m-v1.05.38_20201225_mmc



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OCTAGON SF8008 & SF8008M MINI DUAL OS Linux SW V10539 02-01-2021



OCTAGON:
SF8008m Mini
SF8008 Single
SF8008 Combo
SF8008 Gold Combo
SF8008 Twin



Changes:
1. Fixed Tuner 1 not work
2. Fixed SAT-IP client not work
3. Fixed user agent wrong format
4. Abertis fixed.
5. 2 Decode Support
6. Fixed long EPG name in EPG Menu



Online Update:
Menu - Software Update OK - 0000 - Internet Upgrade: v10539 OK

Online Aktualisierung:
Menü - Software (Firmware) Update OK - 0000 - Internet Methode: V10539 OK

Online güncelleme:
Menü - Yazilim güncelleme OK - 0000 - Internet methodu: V10539 OK



SW offline - USB .mupg:

Recovery Bootmenu MMC (E2) SF8008 & SF8008m:



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Is it normal for an SF8008 to whine/whistle? Sometimes it stops before it finishes booting, other times it's there all the time.

edit: It coming from the box and not the power supply or through the TV speakers.
 

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Never had that on my SF8008.
 

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I had a noisy coil on my first, but by then it was dead, replaced under warranty, very quickly from the German supplier.
 

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Is it normal for an SF8008 to whine/whistle? Sometimes it stops before it finishes booting, other times it's there all the time.

edit: It coming from the box and not the power supply or through the TV speakers.
Assuming it has one, that sounds like a failing fan, or else the heatsink isn't properly attached to the CPU which is thus overheating and thus causing the fan to run at "over fullspeed" (I suspect the former).
I had a noisy coil on my first, but by then it was dead, replaced under warranty, very quickly from the German supplier.
Any idea what coil that was (my suspicion is as indicated above)?
 

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I doubt it has a fan. It happens as soon as the rear power switch is turned on so no chance for anything to overheat,
 

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I think it was one under the card slot, but as mentioned, the noise appeared after the receiver failed to start up one day.
 

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I got the mini UHD version of the SF8008 this week, I’m pretty impressed with it.

I like that you get the multiboot with both Enigma2 and the Octagon/Edision LinuxOS (which I like using mainly).

The DVB-T2/C tuner is a nice touch, and it decodes the Freeview HD EPG out of the box on both OSes (the EPG for the HD channels is standard EIT but compressed, so without the right processing you just get garbled text for most programmes). It also orders the channels in the list by their Freeview channel number (LCN) on the Linux side.

I noticed an issue with Abertis (Spanish DTT on 30°W) in LinuxOS at first, where the higher bitrate encapsulated services would glitch, but a reboot seems to have fixed this.

Another key thing I’ve noticed is that the picture quality on the box is pretty good. It especially seems to do a very nice job of upscaling SD channels, even some of the grottier 544x576 blurryvision Freeview ones.
 

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yes, i have recently fallen in love with my SF8008 - picture quality is brilliant, has a sensitive tuner, and can handle low symbol rate feeds - love the update procedure too when powering on and holding front button.
 
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