Updating firmware via USB DFU

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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by JonW » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:41 am

Are you applying power to the BCS in addition to attaching the USB cable? It must be powered up by 12V.

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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by Broph » Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:39 am

Yes, the BCS is powered up and I can see it in the browser before I connect the USB cable to computer.
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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by JonW » Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:30 pm

Very odd. Can you go to "Device Manager" and see if you have any unknown devices. When plugging in the USB, do you get any kind of audible confirmation that a device was attached to your system? It should appear in device manager even if you haven't loaded the driver with Zadig.

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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by Broph » Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:15 pm

No unknown devices in Device Manager, and no sound on the computer when I plug the usb cable from the BCS in. If I plug any other device into the USB ports like an iphone into the computer it does make a sound though.
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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by JonW » Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:23 pm

Do you have one of the first batch units with the thicker end plates? I'm wondering if the USB cable isn't making a good contact. Can you test it without the end plate on the case?

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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by Broph » Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:01 pm

Yes, it's one of the 1st batch units with the thicker end plates. I'll try without the end plate tomorrow or this weekend.
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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by Broph » Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:54 am

Took some time this morning to take off the end plate that has the USB connection. After taking the end plate off, I plugged in the usb cable to my computer and received a tone that something was plugged into my computer. Windows came up with a message that the BCS-482 is connected. Zadig even displayed the BCS-482 without me having to do anything. I ran thru the flash and now I am at version 4.1.3.
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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by JonW » Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:46 pm

Broph wrote:
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:54 am
Took some time this morning to take off the end plate that has the USB connection. After taking the end plate off, I plugged in the usb cable to my computer and received a tone that something was plugged into my computer. Windows came up with a message that the BCS-482 is connected. Zadig even displayed the BCS-482 without me having to do anything. I ran thru the flash and now I am at version 4.1.3.
Awesome! I knew there had to be a reason you weren't seeing anything show up.

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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by elmoa » Thu May 09, 2019 11:41 pm

flashed my bcs 482 and now red light beside reset button flashes
wont tur on

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Re: Updating firmware via USB DFU

Post by JonW » Fri May 10, 2019 11:30 am

elmoa wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 11:41 pm
flashed my bcs 482 and now red light beside reset button flashes
wont tur on
Power cycle before flash, then power cycle after flash. I'd suggest flashing again with this process.

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