Methods to Upgrade Amlogic S905X VIM

All methods to enter to upgrade Amlogic S905X VIM


1> Keys mode(U-boot is running):

– Power on Vim.

– Long press ‘Power’ key without release

– Short press ‘Reset’ key and release

– Count 2-3 seconds and release the ‘Power’ key to enter into upgrade mode


2> Serial mode(For developers):

– Connect Vim and PC with a USB-to-UART module, do the necessary setups.

– Power on the Vim, and hit any keys immediately to stop autoboot. This step will let Vim boot into u-boot mode.

– typing ‘run update’ on the terminal of u-boot as belowing:

# run update


3> Force mode(Maskrom mode):

– Power on Vim.

– Short-circuit the two pads of ‘M’ register which located on bottom side of Vim.

– Short press ‘Reset’ key and release it to enter into upgrade mode.



Have Fun on Upgrade Amlogic S905X VIM!


See also:

1> How to setup USB-to-serial module.