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Subject: Re: Sansa e280

Re: Sansa e280

From: Rusty Perez <>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 19:51:03 -0800

We found the reset function and it worked.
It seems as though turning the sansa on while it is connected via usb
just drives the sansa crazy.

We can't figure out how to load music.
When we connect it, windows doesn't see the usb device.

So, loading rockbox works fine. We just can't load music!

On 10/4/07, Rocker <> wrote:
> Hi you wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm trying to help out a friend, because, well, I may have been party
> to a bricking.
> Here's what's going on. Currently sansa e280 has the blue light and is
> unresponsive. It has rb on it, the boot loader and everything.
> What lead up to this.
> After loading rockbox successfully we wanted to load music. Rb was
> still running, I told her to connect it to the computer. First error?
> Sansa displayed a usb symbol.
> Windows didn't acknowledge the device. She clicked "my computer." Second
> error?
> After this the screen on the sansa sortof went all yucky. It said
> something about the original firmware or boodloader or something and
> it faded to black.
> so, the blue light works great, but nothing else.
> Did we brick it?
> There's no reset pinhole!
> Help! :-)
> Rusty
> **Well I'm just about to start the same process on my machine. maybe I'd
> better wait untill a stable boo loader is created.
> You can reset the unit by holding down the power button for 15 seconds.
> Just got it from the manual LOL!
> Good luck and I'll be watching for your results. Well maybe grin...rocker
> On 10/4/07, Josh Drizin <> wrote:
> > > How do I get it to show up as a drive letter in the My Computer folder?
> >
> > To install Rockbox, you'll need to put the device in MSC mode. Go to
> > Settings -> USB Mode and set it to MSC. From there, just plug it in
> > and you can install Rockbox.
> >
Received on 2007-10-05

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