Avetex 215DRS no AVI?

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  1. Wildman

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    I have seen a number of posts suggesting a backdoor to turn on AVI support but they did not work on my set so I phoned AVTEX, what a waste of time all I got was it will display all formats it will display. No we are unable to comment on any backdoor work arounds so I am stuck having to spend hours changing format of all my AVI files. Anyone coming to the rally who can sort it for me??????
    They did ask what flavour of AVI it was I was trying to see, didn't know there was more than one.
     
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    neither of the engineers numbers suggested bring up any alternative menus on mine and Avtex refused to help. MP4 play ok but AVI do not even display let alone open.
     
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    I think on newer models it may be an option within the normal menus. I'll have a look when I get home.

    From memory I don't think it refers to AVI, I think it refers to enabling DIVX. Anuway I'll check when I get home.

    Cheers
    Al.
     
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    It was definitely listed as "DivX" in the "secret" menu approach on my L185DRS.
     
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    actually my model is the 217DRS with DVD. Mpeg and MP4 extensions are recognised but not AVI
    are there different flavours of AVI?
     
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    Go to the file on your HDD and just change the end from .avi to .mp4..
    Worked for me :) I used a free program and did 500gb's worth all in 1 click..

    Another issue is sometimes the HDD need's to be format in FAT32...
     
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    cheers for that Tonka it looks to be a really simple answer that I can try shortly. The TV will not recognise an ASFAT memory stick but no problem with an NTFS, either memory stick or Hard drive. so that is good news.
     
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    Mine is just listed USB when I set it to on it played all my files


    Forgot to say it was set to off when I first got the T.V. and alot of my files did not show up in the menu until I turned it on.
     
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    I've checked but can't find it within the normal menus.

    For secret menus. Press Source then press 2580 takes you into one lot of settings.
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    Put into DVD mode. Press DVD setup then press 9210 (Might take a couple of goes). This gives you the option to change the region settings. It also tells you if DIVX is turned on.

    Hope that helps.

    Cheers
    Al.
     
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