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iMito MX1 and MX2 Owner's Thread

APhamX 3,595 557 December 11, 2012 at 07:00 PM in Computers (3)
So many people have purchased the MX1 and MX2 android stick devices and I was planning on starting a thread with helping people with their new devices. Also I plan on showing you guys cool things I find and you guys can post things in the wiki for things you found as well. I will try to update this, but I'm hoping it will be run by a community like the HP Touchpad thread.

I currently own an iMito MX2
- Using K400 Logitech Mouse/Keyboard
- Wireless N With WPA/WPA2 (Works flawlessly, no connection issues so far)
- 1080p60

I'm currently still looking for a way to easily navigate it as like an htpc, maybe there's an app or firmware out there that is meant for this.

Installing Flash On Your iMito NO ROOTING REQUIRED


There are APK's of past dolphin browser APK's that allow flash that you can look into. (I haven't personally tested this myself)

Flash APK [xda-developers.com]

Firefox Beta [google.com]

Dolphin Browser HD APK [xda-developers.com]
Other Cool Apps

Nova Launcher
Music Visualizer

FAQ

Q: How do I set the device resolution?
You have to click on the top thing on the right, go to settings, and scroll to screen. On the right it will show you HDMI OUTPUT, there select your output resolution.

Community Wiki

Last Edited by APhamX December 12, 2012 at 08:48 PM
This is a community run board. Please post useful and relevant things if you can. Thanks Smilie

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Firmware Update - Change-log
- Soft Power Off Function (standby mode pretty much) without unplugging your device
- Option to hide the notification bar at the bottom of the screen.

Update File [dropbox.com]

Password for file is geekbuying.com

Instructions
1. Unzip the file.and copy .img to root of your microsd card
2. Insert the microsd card, a dialogue should show up asking you to update the firmware, say yes.
4. Device should restart when finished. You can now remove and/or delete the .img file.
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#61
This is awesome but I got my MX2 today and it worked fine and now I'm trying to hook it up to my big screen TV and nothing comes up, went back to my monitor and no signal again! I think this thing is dead? Warranty on this crap?
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Quote from Timmyhuynh45 View Post :
Hey guys,
I bought the MX2. tried to hook it up with the Toshiba Canvo external hard drive 3.0 & 2.0 1TB. the external HD made clicking noises and didnt work.
have any one seen this kind of problems before?
it'd be suck if it wouldnt work with external hd
Pretty sure you need a powered OTG cable for that. No device can give power via the micro usb for a hard drive I believe.
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Quote from v0vax View Post :
This is awesome but I got my MX2 today and it worked fine and now I'm trying to hook it up to my big screen TV and nothing comes up, went back to my monitor and no signal again! I think this thing is dead? Warranty on this crap?
RE: Imito Mx1Try swapping out the power adapter mine was bad and I have read of similar reports in reviews. When I tried to open an app the device would crash and the red light on power adapter would faintly flash as would the blue light on MX1 (near power input.). Swapped in a HP Touchpad barrel power adapter and has bewen working fine since.

I love this device!
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RE: Imito Mx1Try swapping out the power adapter mine was bad and I have read of similar reports in reviews. When I tried to open an app the device would crash and the red light on power adapter would faintly flash as would the blue light on MX1 (near power input.). Swapped in a HP Touchpad barrel power adapter and has bewen working fine since.

I love this device!
Will give it a shot tonight! Thanks!
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#65
I have a i mito mx2 and I have been trying to get it to show up when connected to my computer. I have tried both USB ports and I have enabled and disabled USB debugging. No matter what Moborobo is not able to connect. I would like to be able to root the device.
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UPDATE: The latest rooted, true 1080p from Finless Bob 1.5 Rom at freaktab.com dated 12/22.

The "easy" microsd install method will not work, but he has provided great detailed instructions for installation that worked perfectly for me. I had to use his included "alternate" flash prep. install program / method.

http://www.freaktab.com/showthrea...-d-support
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A couple of informative links about flashing updates.

First link: If you have firmware of 11/05 or later firmware, flashing is easy. Just put update.img in root of microsd card, insert in imito and boot. Will give auto update dialog upon boot. In link is also described the confusing and arduous process to flash usb drivers and firmware for pre 11/05 firmwares.

The second link includes the latest firmware 11/29.

The third link gives video review and process and links for true 1080p and root. Update: This update worked fine, but for some reason the resolution of wallpaper was large, i.e. the full image did not fit on desktop.

Fourth link has download mirror at geeksbuying.com.

FYI, I have found the native browser by far the best vs Firefox, chrome and dolphin particularly as it pertains to wireless mice or mini mouse / keyboard (ipazz works great) as does Logitech wireless mouse / keyboard ex100 and 360. It also has nice google browser synching and desktop widget for bookmarks. Logitech wireless mouse keyboard: http://www.meritline.com/showprod...-k360-m185

Enjoy!

http://www.armtvtech.com/armtvtec...f=78&t=658

http://www.armtvtech.com/armtvtec...f=76&t=763

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0YbndUkfqg

http://blog.geekbuying.com/index....-download/
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Quote from BenjaminL8200 View Post :
I have a i mito mx2 and I have been trying to get it to show up when connected to my computer. I have tried both USB ports and I have enabled and disabled USB debugging. No matter what Moborobo is not able to connect. I would like to be able to root the device.
I had a really hard time getting my pc to recognize it too. I tried everything and I finally saw it.

Make sure under USB that "connect to computer" is also checked. Keep USB debugging enabled.

I just kept unplugging and replugging, rebooting the stick and rebooting my computer and "jiggling" the connector until my computer finally saw the stick.

Hang in their and keep trying, you'll get their. Smilie
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Use firefox browser. That's been working for me.
Would love to know how you got Amazon instant video to work. I have been trying for days to get it to work.

Also, on Firefox browser I can't get wireless mouse or Bluetooth mini keyboard / mouse ipazz to enter text to search or login and the scroll button doesn't work..
They work fine in native browser with device.
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Would love to know how you got Amazon instant video to work. I have been trying for days to get it to work.

Also, on Firefox browser I can't get wireless mouse or Bluetooth mini keyboard / mouse ipazz to enter text to search or login and the scroll button doesn't work..
They work fine in native browser with device.

I didn't do anything other than install Firefox. The only problem I have with my wireless mouse/keyboard (MS 5000/4000) is that the scroll wheel doesn't work in Firefox). Plays Amazon videos fine. Try an app like Speedtest to test your wifi connection. Maybe it's too slow.
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I didn't do anything other than install Firefox. The only problem I have with my wireless mouse/keyboard (MS 5000/4000) is that the scroll wheel doesn't work in Firefox). Plays Amazon videos fine. Try an app like Speedtest to test your wifi connection. Maybe it's too slow.
I read someone else had a problem with wifi. But in my case the wifi connection is so bad that Youtube doesn't even start playing. I can browse the web but it is slowwww. Did I just get a defective unit?
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#71
Tested different power adapter and this thing still doesn't show signal. Must be fried. Sad because it worked beautifully out of the box.
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Quote from v0vax View Post :
Tested different power adapter and this thing still doesn't show signal. Must be fried. Sad because it worked beautifully out of the box.
Someone else had their microUSB power connector break off the board inside - that may be the problem. I am going to very careful plugging and unplugging stuff on these.

Sorry your unit is dead. Frown
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#73
I know! Be careful guys, it seems the stuff is pretty fragile and it works but you never know. I emailed in4dealz and see how he handles this.
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#74
Awesome! Subscribed.

Got mine yesterday, been playing around with it, and it is awesome, vimeo, crackle, dolphin, etc apps are great, will root in the next few days.

Anyone know how we can install native google TV apps on this thing or if we can port the google TV launcher for this device? That would be awesome, there are a lot of apps made specifically for google TV, would be cool to be able to use them

I was actually surprised with the remote, didnt think I would like it, but it's awesome, very similar to the LG motion remotes that come with their higher end TVs, when the pointer gets in a weird spot, just shake the mouse around it will center it again
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#75
has anyone tried to connect a uvc webcam to it? supposedly, my logitech uvc camera is compatible with Imito MX2 but i haven't found any luck of viewing the camera since there is no native camera app?

Update: Nevermind, I was able to get my logitech camera c610 to work with skype. Didn't work before b/c i plugged it in a disabled microUSB port instead of the USB port.
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