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|Posted - 6/7/2003 1:53:46 PM |
Hello....I have a failed flash with SMF to a USR 00084004 modem. I've been to the
SMF site and interpreted the instruction as applies to my circumstance as follows:
Begin by shorting pin 3 to ground while the computer is booting (to erase the flash
Would this be a correct assessment of the wording ? I'd hate to ruin a good Sportster
Here are the words from the site:
((Open modem or computer, that there was an access to modem's chips. Find a flash chip,
|Posted - 6/11/2003 12:07:03 PM |
Looks to me like that's what it says....
I've never needed to do this, so cannot advise you...
Let us know what happens.
|Posted - 6/12/2003 6:42:33 AM |
As soon as I am sure how the pin numbers are orientated on the chip, I'm going to
try it. The flash chips are by various manufacturers, but the pin numbers should
be the same, if I can just find the info somewhere. Will post back later -- KM
|Posted - 6/13/2003 11:38:16 AM |
The chip should have a 'dot' marking pin 1 - (as per the info you quoted - "The first pin is always marked with a point or recess" - there is an indication on the chip itself where pin 1 is - often a small circle depression on the top of the chip by pin 1.
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