WeTek Core

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WeTek Core
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Manufacturer WeTek Electronics
Released December 2015
OS WeTek OS (based on Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop"), OpenELEC
CPU AMLogic S812-H Quad-core ARM® Cortex™-A9r4 up to 2GHz
Storage 8 GB (NAND Flash) internal + MicroSD/SDHC Memory Slot (upto 32GB)
RAM 2 GB (DDR3) RAM
Display [email protected]
Graphics Octo-core ARM® Mali™-450
Connectivity HDMI, optical S/PDIF audio out, 4 x USB 2.0 host ports (2 external, 2 internal), Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 & 5 GHz WiFi, DC-power, A/V output
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WeTek Core is an ARM-based media player device that can currently run either Kodi on Android or on Linux, both using official first-party firmware images provided by WeTek and OpenELEC development teams which comes with Kodi pre-installed.


1 Overview

WeTek Core is shipped from factory with Kodi 15.2 Isengard version pre-installed in WeTek OS Android. Beside support of Kodi on Android, WeTek Core support booting of Linux Kodi distribution OpenELEC from microSD, so users can preserve Android at NAND Flash.

2 Ports

Ports on the back of the WeTek Play

2.1 Back

  1. A/V output
  2. Ethernet port
  3. HDMI port
  4. Optical S/PDIF port
  5. DCI in
Ports on the side of the WeTek Play

2.2 Side

  1. USB 2.0 port's
  2. Micro SD card slot

3 Installing Kodi

  • WeTek OS comes already include Kodi 15.2 Isengard build for WeTek Core.

3.1 Android

WeTek Core users should download and use the official Kodi for Android

3.2 Linux

3.2.1 WeTek OpenELEC / Kodi Installer

WeTek OpenELEC / Kodi Installer allow you to install [[]OpenELEC]]:

WeTek Play - OpenELEC installer.jpg

3.2.2 Linux Kodi and OpenELEC installation to Micro SD card

WeTek Play come with pre-installed WeTek Android on NAND Flash. In case that you want to leave Android on NAND, you can always boot Linux Kodi and OpenELEC from Micro SD card

3.2.3 Linux Kodi and OpenELEC installation to NAND Flash

In case that You want to have only Linux Kodi or OpenELEC in WeTek Play, you can install it directly to NAND Flash. Procedure is same as installing or updating Android with .zip file

  1. Download .zip for NAND installation
  2. Extract downloaded .zip archive
  3. Copy 3 files: recovery.img , .zip and .aml file to microSD card
  4. Power off WeTek Play, insert microSD card in device, push UPGRADE button which is located at bottom of device (you can use provided WeTek upgrade toothpick to insert it in hole and to push button), Power ON WeTek Play and keep pressed UPGRADE button for 7 seconds, then release it and update process should start.
  5. After installation is done, WeTek Play will automatically reboot and it will boot directly on OpenELEC with Kodi 14.1

4 Live TV in Kodi

4.1 Setting up VDR PVR Backend on WeTek Play

4.2 Setting up tvheadend PVR Backend with Satellite DVB-S/S2 tuner on WeTek Play

4.3 Setting up tvheadend PVR Backend with Satellite DVB-S/S2 tuner and DiSEqC 1.0 and 1.1

4.4 Setting up tvheadend PVR Backend with Cable DVB-C tuner on WeTek Play

4.5 Setting up tvheadend PVR Backend with Terrestrial DVB-T tuner on WeTek Play

5 See also

6 Links