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Subject: RE: Here's what went wrong: (was: Flashing my FM killed it :(
Date: 2003-09-16

Ah, there you are, misflasher #2. You have been very quiet about it. I
answered you posting, later tried to email you, no response.

> What's the mod to fix a bad flash? I screwed up my FM recorder with a bad
> burn. I'm an electrical engineer with some resources, so lay it on me.

> I can't find the original thread. Does this mean there's additional
> safeties in place to make sure bozos like me don't incorrectly flash our
> It's a great project, it's just really screws your day when you lose your
> mp3 player. I'd like to do the UART mod and reflash the old one before
> flashing my new one.

My answer was here:

My sourcecode package contains the now user-friendly program to UART-flash,
called "RockFlash.exe":

Pictures of my recorder uart boot mod are here, an article is overdue:

For FM PCB revision 2.1, you find the serial at a kind of empty 2*3 header
position close to the headphone jack. RX is the square pad, TX is across. The
4*10k pullup array which you temporarily have to change into a pulldown is
right below the flash chip.


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