Updating slingbox firmware
This article covers the LED behaviors for the Slingbox SOLO, Slingbox PRO-HD, and the Slingbox 120.For information on the LED behaviors of the Slingbox M1/M2, Slingbox 350, or the Slingbox 500, see the videos and articles linked below.I recently brushed the dust off of my Sling Box so I could set it up and allow my Dad could watch some local Basketball games.
If the Sling Logo LED is illuminated, someone is connected to the Slingbox.Wait until you're home before updating your Slingbox firmware If you're prompted to update the firmware for your Slingbox and you're away from home, the best advice is: wait.Advanced IR emitter or onscreen remote control troubleshooting Here are some advanced troubleshooting steps to help you narrow down any issues with your IR Emitter cables (formerly called IR blaster) or the onscreen remote control, including a cool digital camera test. Here are some things to check if this happens to you!To my suprise the way to upgrade the firmware has gotten a lot easier than it used to be if I remember correctly.
Follow the directions below to upgrade your Sling Box’s firmware using your Internet Explorer browser via Sling
To update your firmware, you must access your Slingbox from a supported web browser (see link below for supported browsers) on your computer — you cannot update your Slingbox directly from any of the mobile versions of Sling Player.