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Subject: Dead H140

Dead H140

From: Tony Howat <>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 10:34:36 +0000

Linus wrote :

>Tony Howat 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.
>I very much doubt that it has anything to do with the flash. What happens
>when you reset it?

Nothing whatsoever!

> > 1) Does anyone offer a service for reflashing H1x0s to standard firmware
> > for a reasonable fee? (UK/Europe preferred, but if necessary will send >
>I can do it, but as I said, I doubt that a reflash would help.

Hmm. Tricky, because if it's a hardware fault I still have my iriver
warranty but there's rockbox in flash!

2nd suspect would be the charging circuit if there's no power getting to the
board itself to even attempt to boot.

Received on 2006-04-27

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