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Please state your Humax box's model #. There are more than one model of the Humax 'Free TV' boxes.
Also please let me know whether your computer (if you have one, if it is relevant to this question) is a Windows PC, or an Apple computer. Thanks.
It's an HDR 100s BG 500 and a windows pc
Thank you for the information.
The HDR 1000s can have a fixed IP or invariant IP or non-varying IP address set on it.
But, you have to disconnect it from the router first. Or, disable the DHCP (IP address assignment) on the router (not a good idea, not even temporarily.)
Either way, the 1000s will allow you to set its IP address at that point, I am assured by my info. source on this device.
(Do you know how to log in to your Humax box's Setup utility? probably done by connecting it to a computer, and then entering the IP address of the Humax box, though I am not sure of that and have not looked it up yet, so I might be wrong. That's how all router boxes work, but a Humax box may be quite different.) (If you know how, no matter. Let me know if you don't.)
Thanks I'lll try it.
I put it back on factory settings and it let me add an ip address manually. So now we all know.