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Subject: Re: iRiver H320

Re: iRiver H320

From: Robert Menes <>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 14:43:05 -0400

On 5/25/07, S Sturgis <> wrote:
> I was wondering if someone could tell me if I screwed up bad or if there
> is
> a fix to my problem.
> I have an iRiver H320 that /used/ to have the US firmware version 1.04.
> For
> some reason, the Data USB port decided to stop working. When a USB cable
> is
> connected, the iRiver displays Data Connection but the computer (XP SP 2)
> does not recognize the unit. I also have an H340 which works fine with the
> same USB cable and computer. The H320 used to work fine and then decided
> not
> to work anymore. The Media USB port was still functional but the transfer
> rate was painfully slow.
> I thought I would upgrade the firmware to the 1.29 J version to see if
> that
> would help. It did not help. In fact, it made things worse. Now, the H320
> does not recognize the Media USB port and the Data USB port is still
> non-functional (displaying Data Connection but not recognized by the
> computer). I thought I would set the firmware back to the US version 1.04if
> the 1.29 did not work but I cannot connect to it to copy the file to the
> unit.
> The technical support at iRiver (which was neither "technical" or
> "supportive") said that it is probably the hardware (hard drive) and that
> the unit is probably no good. They can do nothing since it is outside the
> warranty period on the unit.
> Is there something that can be done to restore the unit to at least the US
> version 1.04 or am I completely hosed? Is there someway of getting RockBox
> on the unit or some special keypad combination I can use to completely
> bypass the firmware?
> Thanks,
> Steve Sturgis
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Hi Steve,

Which USB port on the iriver are you using? It has to be the second one on
bottom (if you look at the bottom of the unit, there's two ports next to one
Use the one on the right). Also, try connecting the cord first and then
turning it on.

If it still doesn't work, let us know.

(Rockbox user since 12/28/06; running on a 5.5G iPod video, 30GB)

Nobody's ever lost in life...they're merely taking the scenic route.
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Received on 2007-05-25

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