Tvgos not updating
Is it a simple swap or do I need to format the new HDD in a certain way ... Stupid Pioneer requires you to use a special disc (CD? Many manufacturers don't like customers doing their own repairs, hence why I say that Pioneer may not sell it to you. They're hopeless: even Pioneer gave up servicing them under warranty, and instead replaced them with the followup 640 model back in 2006.The USA/Canada 531-533-633 models use a bastardized version of TVGOS installed as a software program on the hard drive.
I know the LG sets have that issue but not sure about the MITS. Insert compact flash card Turn on set and it will update the code then turn on and display a message saying it is updated.Now every DASH is dead until Sony decides to not abandon its walled garden. I've got a spare Maxtor 250GB drive sitting here in my office and I'd like to see if I can replace the HDD to get my DVD recording working again. This thread should help you: https://forum.videohelp.com/topic253998-540The posts claim that this method works on your model. You might try looking on Bit Torrent sites to see if someone's got it available as I don't know but Pioneer may not be real inclined to sell this to customers. My advice is that you list your 633 on e Bay as a parts or repair unit, and get rid of it. I buy, repair and resell all Pioneer models as a hobby, and based on my experiences the 533/633 are a waste of time trying to fix when they go: I no longer buy broken ones or accept them for repair jobs.Companies that manufacture products that are compatible with the system include those made by Channel Master, JVC, Matsushita/Panasonic, Thomson (RCA, GE and Pro Scan), Samsung, Sharp, Sony, LG Group and Toshiba.Since the service is advertiser-supported, the updated program listings are provided to users free-of-charge, regardless of whether they receive their television signal over-the-air or via cable or satellite television.