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New Bittboy CFW

The next guide was made to help anyone to setup a Custom Firmware to this console. You will find guide for 1st, 2nd and 3rd revisions of the console, also the guide to update it. You can always follow the development in our Discord server.

Custom Firmware Setup

The next guides are for console revision 1:

The next guides are for console revision 2 and 2.5:

The next guides are for console revision 3 and 3.5:

Custom Firmware Update

The next guide are to update the version of an already installed custom firmware:

Console Revisions Differences

There are 3 current revisions of the console, you can see the differences in the next list:

Rev Release Notes
1 Nov 30, 2018 Two display options (I: Normal, II: Full)
1 Nov 30, 2018 Soft Start and Select click buttons
1 Nov 30, 2018 Internal 2nd display (Not used)
1 Nov 30, 2018 1bit hardware
1 Nov 30, 2018 CFW requires hardware modifications
2 Jan 10, 2019 Three display options (I: Normal, II: Pixel Perfect, III: Full)
2 Jan 10, 2019 Changed screen (Still IPS, removed 2nd display)
2 Jan 10, 2019 Clicky Start and Select buttons
2 Jan 10, 2019 4bit hardware
2 Jan 10, 2019 Changed the button scan code sequence
2 Jan 10, 2019 Can run Stock Firmware and Custom Firmware
2.5 March 05, 2019 Removed internal chip storage, no stock firmware
2.5 March 05, 2019 Only runs CFW from SD Card
2.5 March 05, 2019 Clear color shell
3 April 23, 2019 Fixed Ghost Key issues
3 April 23, 2019 Wrong non-registered key combos
3 April 23, 2019 Added tempered glass screen
3 April 23, 2019 Added rumble/vibration features
3 April 23, 2019 Micro USB port is flush with the shell
3 April 23, 2019 Lightning symbol on battery LED
3 April 23, 2019 Changed screen (Still IPS but different model)
3 April 23, 2019 Barcode (20190410 004) added at the rear top of the console
3 April 23, 2019 Processor changed to Allwinner F1C100s (Not F1C500s anymore)
3.5 May 14, 2019 Changed circuit board
3.5 May 14, 2019 Barcode changed to 20190424 005

Resources

Here you have some of the main resources:

Name Link
Bittboy Official Site - Social
Bittboy Custom Firmware Source - Release
Bittboy Buildroot Source
Bittboy CFW Changelog View
Bittboy Resources Visit
Bug Reporting List View
Homebrew, Emulators and Mods View
Support Discord Chat Server Join

Special Thanks

The next people is contributing to all development of this Bittboy related stuff:

  • Main developers:

    • steward
    • Tony Jih
    • sauce
    • pingflood
    • H1BAN
    • superpuissant
    • Christian_Haitian
  • Theme developers:

    • 2TMAU5
    • da1writer
    • Fontes
  • Support & testing:

    • Augen(히힛마스터)
    • TakoSalad
    • scooterpsu
    • TriForce
    • Mystic_Morgan
    • MrRobotSK
  • Other:

    • Jutleys
    • Dmm1138
    • Alexai
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