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Old 01-22-2013, 09:13 AM   #2021
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Given my experience with their customer service I would be super careful with that update....

Painbreak you're right and I've pulled the cable out of the car but still it's hard to recommend this product to someone who can't do some coding himself or use a multimeter for the cable...
I wouldn't recommend the Enco or the Dynavin radio to someone who isn't comfortable tinkering. Neither one is going to give you a seamless, frustration-less experience. There's a level of comprehension that the user needs to have, in order to understand what's going on internally with these radios.

The Enco especially so, because we don't have Jeff to rely on. I mean, we have Charles, but... aaay, whatchagonnado, ah?
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:12 AM   #2022
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Given my experience with their customer service I would be super careful with that update....

Painbreak you're right and I've pulled the cable out of the car but still it's hard to recommend this product to someone who can't do some coding himself or use a multimeter for the cable...
We've got to find a way to flash the unit though surely in the event the Android O/S gets messed up and needs to be re-flashed ?
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:33 AM   #2023
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installed adaway and it say it needed rooting. so I guess it is not rooted after all.

I use the method outlined in the xda forum link.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:11 PM   #2024
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installed adaway and it say it needed rooting. so I guess it is not rooted after all.

I use the method outlined in the xda forum link.
I'm not sure it will work on your radio, since it's a different Android board. But, we're obviously on to the method of updating necessary to acquire root.

Do you have SuperUser installed? What does it say?
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:13 PM   #2025
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SuperUser installed

didn't install any app so there is nothing on the active list.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:17 PM   #2026
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Install apps that really need root to know

Titanium backup
root app delete
rom manager (clockwork)

and then you'll know for sure
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:29 PM   #2027
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SuperUser installed

didn't install any app so there is nothing on the active list.
What happens if you try to update su from within SuperUser? If you don't have root, it'll get stuck on "getting root-access...."

Sometimes, even without root, it says it succeeds, so update SU twice to make sure it's working.
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:38 PM   #2028
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Root app delete won't let me delete, it isn't rooted. When I update with update. Zip the Androidlogo has a open box and loading bar . What went wrong?
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:26 PM   #2029
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Root app delete won't let me delete, it isn't rooted. When I update with update. Zip the Androidlogo has a open box and loading bar . What went wrong?
Can you get a screenshot of the "About this tablet/phone" setting? It should tell us what chipset your Android board is using. The root you used may not have worked for a number of reasons.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:30 PM   #2030
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Android for telechips TCC8900 Evaluation board android 2.3.3
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:54 PM   #2031
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Has anyone tried to apply the patch that Charlies provided and PainBreak posted?
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:28 PM   #2032
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Android for telechips TCC8900 Evaluation board android 2.3.3
It may be having trouble reading it off of your external sdcard.

Do you have /mnt/sdcard as well as /mnt/sdcard-ext ?

If so, using ES File Explorer, try copying the update.zip from /mnt/sdcard-ext to /mnt/sdcard

Then, do this:
Settings > About tablet > System updates > Install system update > From internal storage > Install now
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:16 PM   #2033
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I am very interested in this for my car.

Is there a comprehensive "info" guide put together for this unit? If not, from which page should I start reading for info relevant to me if I were to buy a current model?

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:28 AM   #2034
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It may be having trouble reading it off of your external sdcard.

Do you have /mnt/sdcard as well as /mnt/sdcard-ext ?

If so, using ES File Explorer, try copying the update.zip from /mnt/sdcard-ext to /mnt/sdcard

Then, do this:
Settings > About tablet > System updates > Install system update > From internal storage > Install now
Sorry being thick but I couldn't find the paste function or button? I can get the update.zip onto clipboard but can't find a way to post it to the /mmt/sdcard folder
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Sorry being thick but I couldn't find the paste function or button? I can get the update.zip onto clipboard but can't find a way to post it to the /mmt/sdcard folder
Paste should be along the top row to the right, and illuminated when you have something in the clipboard.
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Old 01-23-2013, 02:35 AM   #2036
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Painbreak, did you have the chance to test Charles update vs the forum one ?

Thx
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Old 01-23-2013, 02:55 AM   #2037
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Painbreak, did you have the chance to test Charles update vs the forum one ?

Thx
What jchuillier said
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:37 AM   #2038
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And another good news from our great testing friends at ENCO....

First the good news, my cable is fixed, the sound works....1 wire cut (ground for FL speaker) and 1 wire misplaced in the loom (the blue one that comes from the antenna and that goes to amp ctrl).

Then the bad news, with the DTV antenna provided by them, the unit won't fit in the car because the DTV antenna sticks out and hits the fan duct.....I wonder how they can run a business so unprofessionally....
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And another good news from our great testing friends at ENCO....

First the good news, my cable is fixed, the sound works....1 wire cut (ground for FL speaker) and 1 wire misplaced in the loom (the blue one that comes from the antenna and that goes to amp ctrl).

Then the bad news, with the DTV antenna provided by them, the unit won't fit in the car because the DTV antenna sticks out and hits the fan duct.....I wonder how they can run a business so unprofessionally....
Is DTV built into the unit or does it cost extra?
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:44 AM   #2040
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Extra cost....$25 that's not the problem, but they provide an antenna that does not fit....morons...Once again, good product, **** people means "mitigated" purchase experience....
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