GP2X firmware update


If you picked up a GP2X at launch you might have encountered some problems with your unit. Some SD cards couldn’t be read and if you were really unlucky the brightness was uneven on the screen. While your GP2X could still be used for MP3 playback, its main features video and emulation was likely hindered. Gamepark realized these problems and jumped on making new firmware to fix them.

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Read on for a full list of firmware fixes and a link to download the new firmware.


Software fixes

   Solved the problem of one white line showing on left side of LCD screen.

o     Solved the problem of different brightness of left half and right half of LCD screen.

o     Solved phenomena of color-spreading.

o     History function is added to E-Book MENU so that the line read last time shall be memorized automatically. Even when the device is turned off and then rebooted, it memorizes the line read last time.

o    Corrected volume adjustment to 10 levels. Corrected problem of pausing a little while adjusting volume.

o    Solved SD card detection difficulty with some brand of SD card and improved compatibility. (EX: Toshiba etc). Once upgraded most SD cards of 1 Giga and under shall be detected.

o    Improved the stability of SD card drive and corrected problem of frequent down when playing video files. (Big size video file(1.5 mega and up) may sometimes experience DOWN. Keep on working on this.

o    Corrected the problem that battery LED is turned on continuously when the battery electricity is not insufficient. So the battery LED will not be turned on. In the near future, will make battery turned on when battery electricity is being depleted.

o    Corrected the video player problem of returning to the beginning when pressed Pause and then pressed Play again.

o    Corrected the problem of slowing down a little while adjusting EQ of MP3 player.


·   Hardware fixes have been made as well:

o      Picture trembling has generally been improved (not noticable anymore)

o      Improved darker pictures by changing electric resistance of LCD driver


 Download the firmware here.

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