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Subject: Re: I think I bricked my sansa e280.

Re: I think I bricked my sansa e280.

From: Emlyn Addison <>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 08:24:05 -0500

OK, thanks Barry & Jacob--that's reassuring advice.

I guess the Windows version is a no-go, so I'll try it on OS X and see
what happens.


On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 5:30 AM, Barry Wardell <> wrote:
> e200tool works a little less reliably in OS X, but it does still work. The
> main problem is that you may have to run it a few times before it manages to
> recognise your Sansa.
> Even if it doesn't work for you, I can't see any way that it would cause
> harm to your mac.
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 4:11 AM, Jacob Rau <> wrote:
> > I don't know if the e200tool can be run in OS X, but there is nothing to
> be scared of in the manufacturer mode. I have used it more than 3 times (I
> did a *lot* of mucking when I first got my Sansa e280) and if you follow the
> directions to the letter, you will be just fine.
> >
> > That mode was designed to withstand corruption to the flash memory, which
> is what you have on your hands.
> >
> > Jacob
> >
Received on 2008-02-22

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