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Subject: Re: dead h320

Re: dead h320

From: Rocker <>
Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2006 21:00:04 -0700

It wouldn't hurt to try and charge it for a couple of hours. You should
then try a reset. other then that, wait to you get it home to see if it
will connect to your pc at which point you might be able to reinstall the

Could be a hardware issue or a dead hard drive though.


----- Original Message -----
From: "ian douglas" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 7:43 PM
Subject: Re: dead h320

Yes, sorry, forgot to mention that, i've tried the reset button a few
times, and
it still doesn't turn on. I've tried tapping it in once quickly, holding it
for a few seconds, and holding it in for 10+ seconds, and nothing.
Should I try
this while the charger is plugged in, whill that make any difference? I
tried plugging it in via USB at my friend's house 'cause I don't have a USB
cable with me.


Quoting Rocker <>:
> Did you try to reset the unit with a safety pin?
> rocker
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "ian douglas" <>
> To: "Rockbox" <>
> Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 7:28 PM
> Subject: dead h320
> hey all, on holidays in san diego and my h320 died. i'm at a buddy's house
> and
> figured i'd check around for similar situations and how to recover.
> I'm not currently using rockbox on my player, but I have files on the
> drive
> that
> are irreplacable so if anyone has some ideas, i'd love to hear them.
> I was listening to a podcast to fall asleep, and the playback just stoped
> mid-file. I figured the battery was dead and just went to sleep. The next
> morning I pullled out the charger, stuck it in the wall, plugged it into
> the
> H320, and no little blue screen came on. Nothing came on at all.
> So I moved to a different wall plug - the Motel 6 we were at was under
> construction so maybe the plug was dead, I dunno. Still no luck. And the
> charger doesn't do anything here at my buddy's place either.
> I have not tried plugging in a USB cable yet to see if it'll charge that
> way,
> but since I have a few minutes online, I figured I'd ask a quick question
> via
> Email to everyone else to see if they've ever had an H320 just 'brick' on
> them
> (without rockbox). I've got a US player with US 1.04 firmware on it.
> Thanks for any ideas or suggestions.
> --
> Ian Douglas

Ian Douglas
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