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1 TitanNit Info Contents (Contents) (Main page)



This section conatins information on TitanNit and frequently asked questions about it. Please choose an item below to find more information.

You may select a skip to a specific setup topic or scroll down to read the complete guide.

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(About)

click here to find info about TitanNit

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(History)

click here to find info on the beginnings of TitanNit

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(Features)

click here to find info on the various features of TitanNit

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1 About (Contents) (Main page)



TitanNit is a semi closed source replacement operating system for kathrein and Atemio/Atevio digital set top receivers. It has come about as the users/devs wanted something better than was currently available. TitanNit is spawned from other projects and is developed by users come devs so it is easy of use but yet still remains powerfull and configurable and feature packed.



1 History (Contents) (Main page)



  • Everything started in April 2011. For almost three weeks our Developer Nit secretly worked on the foundation of Titan. After the presentation by Nit Obi and the rest of the team came on board. Everybody was surprised by the rapid development of the Titan Project.
  • From the beginning the development and source of Titan was nonpublic, as it was not to be foreseen in which direction the development would go.
  • After a development period of 6 months our hardware manufacturer Atemio declared interest in the project. Looking back at Years of support through Atemio with the Enigma2 Software, Atemio was given main priority for Titan project.
  • A six-months agreement with Atemio was signed in December 2011.
  • Due to the good cooperation the agreement was extended and is still in force.
  • The basic idea for this project originated for various reasons:
    • due to the missing Python Chip and low CPU speed the sh4 receivers have always had problems with Enigma2.
    • the constant improvement and expansion of Enigma2 and the TDT Git was comprehensive and time-consuming.
    • the alternative Neutrino GIT at that time was not layed out to support twin tuner Receivers.
    • Nit then decided to combine both, the Enigma2 and the Neutrino, to a new Gui which implemented all advantages of both systems.
    • Neutrinos main advantage has always been its speed
    • Enigma2s advantage was the ease of integration and expansion with skins and extensions
    • These two systems combined into one new system was the basic idea of Titan.




2 Features (Contents) (Main page)



Highlights of TitanNit

  • Powerful Linux operating system
  • Fast boot
    • About 1 second from standby mode
    • About 25 seconds from the deep standby mode
  • Fast channel switching times (less than 1 second)
  • Different menu interfaces (skins) including customization options
  • Many options to customize the system to your needs
  • Backup / Restore function
  • Organized Favourites and Channel listings and the direct list of following Programs.
  • Multi-Tuner
  • Plug-in management
  • Supports many media formats
  • Wide range of plugins
  • PC programs to personalize and convert the channel list
  • Screen saver in radio mode
  • Remote control buttons freely assignable
  • Online update of the firmware with the ability to retain settings
  • Low memory consumption
  • 24 hour Forum Support
  • Growing Community
  • Web Interface
  • Android app "timote"
  • Windows App "tiView"
  • Bouquets Editor "SatchannelListEditor"



Frequently Asked Questions (Contents) (Main page)



What is Titan?
TitanNit is a semi closed source replacement operating system for kathrein and Atemio/Atevio digital set top receivers designed to completly replace the factory software.

What can Titan do?
Titan was primarally designed to play/view and record live tv services from tresterial, cable and satellite, it can also be used to play/view the most popular video, audio, and picture formats, and many more lesser-known formats, including:

Video - DVD-Video, VCD/SVCD, MPEG-1/2/4, DivX, XviD, Matroska

Audio - MP3, AAC. Picture - JPG, GIF, PNG.

These can all be played directly from the hard-drive or from a computer over a local network (LAN) internet IPTV services and media streams hosted by the Plugins-Player plugin.

TitanNit can play DVD-Video movies (with and without menus) from ISO/IMG images and even ZIP/RAR-archives with the use of the Plugins-Player. TitanNit has a simple user interface that's pleasant and easy to use.

All these features enable your device to function as a full multimedia entertainment system for your tv for the whole family to enjoy.

What features does TitanNit have?
See the complete list of supported features in the Versions for information of the offically supported features.

Where can I suggest/request a new feature or function to be implemented into TitanNit?
You can log a NEW feature/function request in our tracker. Just make sure that you first remember to search for existing "Feature Requests" before logging a new request/ticket! (see 12.1 Bug Reporting for information on submitting a ticket).

You may also post a copy of your suggestion in the feature-suggestion section of our AAF Digital Forum if you want it open for discussion, Please respect that your request only counts as a suggestion, there' s no guarantee that it will implemented soon or ever.

Almost all users think their own ideas is the most important, and a very common comment is: "if you only add these features then TitanNit will be perfect for me".

You could try bribing the devs with elaborate gifts :-) flattery will get you every where and agorant requests will most likely get your posts deleted or get you banned from the forum please follow the rules of the forum here.

When will this and that feature or function be supported by TitanNit?
TitanNit development is driven by the tasks that are important to the individual developers and to the hardware sponsors Atemio, if you have a funky idea or feature you wish implemented submit a request ticket (see 12.1 Bug Reporting, but make an extensive search of the forum and tickets before requesting it as it has probally been sugested before.

Is TitanNit, or the AAFTeam affiliated with Fortis, katherin or ..... or the hardware manufacturer of my Reciever?
No, TitanNit and its members are not in any way affiliated with the manufactures in any way. TitanNit is a third party operating system designed to replace the manufactures original operating system.

Will the instalation of Titan Void my Warranty?
Yes probally but this software is tested to ensure it won't dammage your reciever and can be reverted at any time to a factory condition. please see Supported Receivers for a list of suspected supported receivers, If you have successfully installed TitanNit on your Receiver please inform an admin member so this list can be updated and verified.

If the factory software was so feature packed and bugless there would be no need for software like TitanNit but sadly this is a world where software is driven by sales and purchases by the big players who request features, but TitanNit is a little different it was started just because the users/ devs wanted something better than what was handed to them by the manufacturer.

Why is TitanNit Not available for my receiver model XXX?
TitanNit is funded by Atemio who supplys hardware to the devs in return for developing software for use on these devices. In future TitanNit may be available for your receiver as support in increaced, at this time Titan in in development for the Broadcom Mips Archeture for the upcomming release of the Atemio 5200 which will be the first non SH4 based reciever supported by TitanNit.

How do I ...
I don't know I suggest you read the Quick Start Guide, manual, check the rest of the wiki or proform a search on the forum, as it has most likely been asked before and you will find the answer, as a last resort post a question on the AAF Digital Forum.

Where should I put videos/music and pictures so that Titan can read it?
Anywhere you like. TitanNit can read off the local harddisk,usb sticks, or from network sources. Simply press "Add a Source" using the network Browser and browse away.

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What is the default username and password to the built-in FTP server and telnet server?Both the default password and the user name is “root” (in lower case) as with many linux instalations.

Can I watch recordings from my decoder when on holiday?
yes you can you will need to set up either a static ip on your home network or set up a dynadns server, from there you can log onto the web interface and use video lan to watch tv or your recordings.

Can I thank and or Chat the TitanNit team?
Yes sure you can jump on the http://www.aaf-digital.info/forum/ AAFforum and leave a post and or stop by Skype and request a invite the majority of us speak german, some of us speak english also.

Do you accept donations?
the team is currently fully funded and no donations are nesessary but if you have some device that may be of use with titan feel free to contact us.

How come the Wiki does not show how to operate feature or function.....?
Titan Is in development and is updated almost daily some features plugins or informations have yet to be merged in, this forum is open to editing by the community feel free to log in and add said feature's informatation to the wiki.

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