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Subject: Re: iRiver H140 won't boot - how to reflash?

Re: iRiver H140 won't boot - how to reflash?

From: Guy Davies <aguydavies_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-26

Sorry if you've tried already but have you tried simply pressing the
Reset button on the bottom of the H140 with a pin?

Rgds,

Guy

On 26/04/06, Tony Howat <arhowat@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I've managed to toast my H140, seemingly with a dodgy install of the rockbox
> flash firmware. It worked initially, now it's in a state where no button
> will bring up any signs of life. The screen backlight stays off, nothing
> appears on the screen. The HD doesn't spin up. Only the green power/charge
> light works, and that turns itself off when fully charged.
>
> When I plug in USB the unit doesn't appear as a drive - nothing happens
> since I can't get the thing to start up anyway.
>
> Does this sound familiar to anyone?
>
> BDM wiggler suggested seems intensely expensive for what it appears to be
> and the instructions aren't too clear. So, my questions are :
>
> 1) Does anyone offer a service for reflashing H1x0s to standard firmware for
> a reasonable fee? (UK/Europe preferred, but if necessary will send
> elsewhere)
> 2) Is reflashing invasive? Does the BDM port solder or clip on?
> 3) Is there a cheap BDM wiggler (sub the extortionate $199 for the one on
> the wiki) which will actually work? Wiring diagram and software would
> suffice.
>
> Annoying thing is I've had previous rockboxes working fine, I just gave up
> with them because of lack of true support for the remote. Now it's here I've
> tried it and I've got a pricey brick :-)
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> --
> Tony
>
>
>
Received on Wed Apr 26 18:27:35 2006


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