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Old 12-20-2005, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright, I'm sure I'm going to get some heat. I flashed the firmware on a vinyl cutter I have, updating to the newest version. I've done firmware updates before, and I know the dangers. Anyway, the first time seemed to work fine, but the device wasn't working properly, and I was assured that it would by tech support. So, I assumed I didn't completely install the update or something. I did the firmware update a second time, but obviously something went wrong, or I wouldn't be posting this.

It seems that instead of installing the new firmware, it just blanked what was in the device memory, so now the device isn't recognized on USB. Therefore, I can't do a normal firmware install on it.

My question, after that long story, is this:
Is there a way to install firmware to a device if it's not recognized by the computer? Like a way to do a fresh install, how they'd normally do it during the manufacturing process? I'm a bit out of ideas, and I don't really feel like pulling the motherboard out and sending it back to be repaired... again. (First time it was defective.)

Thanks for any advice.
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Old 12-20-2005, 09:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What is a vinyl cutter?
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Old 12-20-2005, 09:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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What is a vinyl cutter?
It's something that makes records, it's basicly the CD Burner for records.

However firmware and usb on one of these thing's ???
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Old 12-21-2005, 03:40 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It's actually something that cuts vinyl stickers. A plotter with a knife on it pretty much. Any ideas on the re-installation of firmware? I assume that it isn't really device related.

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