Firmware Flash Problem - Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums
 

Go Back   Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums > Consumer Electronics and Home Computing > Home Theatre Corner

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

Old 2007-01-12, 11:27 AM   #1
Hab_Boy
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Surrey, BC
Posts: 231
Default Firmware Flash Problem

I have a CENTRIOS EDW8020 DVD recorder. I also have an Aspire one. My son accidently put the Aspire firmware update into the Centrios and it flashed the Centrios memory with the update. Needless to say the Centrios does not work anymore, the DVD tray will not open. It turns on and displayes the Aspire welcome page, THATS IT!!!

Is there anything I can do or am I screwed??
__________________
LC-60E69U|BDV-T57|XBOX 360|OPTIK TV|Harmony 650|Picture of the System
Hab_Boy is offline   Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 2007-01-12, 12:08 PM   #2
technut
Veteran
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Victoria, BC (on Shaw TV & Internet, Telus home phone, Bell mobile)
Posts: 1,767
Default

It's probably a door stop now. Maybe your son would enjoy taking it apart?
__________________
Mike / technut
technut is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2007-01-13, 07:02 AM   #3
Bobvan
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Richmond BC Canada
Posts: 300
Default

I know this is off topic but is it Hab as in the Habs?
Bobvan is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2008-01-08, 01:54 PM   #4
Hab_Boy
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Surrey, BC
Posts: 231
Default

yup, Im a HAb Fan!!

FYI, the DVD recorder was junk afterwards, replaced with a better model anyway!
__________________
LC-60E69U|BDV-T57|XBOX 360|OPTIK TV|Harmony 650|Picture of the System
Hab_Boy is offline   Quick reply to this message
Old 2008-01-10, 07:47 PM   #5
classicsat
Veteran
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Kincardine ON.
Posts: 4,286
Default

If you know how, you could pull the flash chip and flash it outside the unit, or hopefully it will have JTAG.
classicsat is offline   Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:40 AM.

Search Digital Home

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.