DeBrick recovers 2G, 2GΩ/3G, and 3G devices that have had their firmware update interrupted.
- Just Add Power debug cable
- PC with serial port or USB-to-serial adapter
- Wired network connection
- Power supply for Just Add Power device
- 5-Volt, 2-Amp for 2G
- 5-Volt to 23-Volt, 2-Amps or less for 2GΩ/3G and 3G
- Make 2 physical connections between the Debrick PC and the Just Add Power device:
- CatX network cable directly from PC to network port of device
- RS232 debug cable connected from PC to white 3-pin port on bottom of device
- Leave the power cord disconnected at the beginning
- Select the Device Type for the unit being recovered
- Select the Serial Port for the RS232 debug cable connection and remove power from the device when prompted (if not already removed)
- Make sure the debug cable is connected, then select the box labeled Connect Bricked Device Directly to Computer via RS232 Console Port.
- When the popup message appears, apply power to the device. The green bar at the bottom will move to RS232 Connection Established.
- Make sure the network cable is connected directly between the PC and Just Add Power device, then select the box labeled Connect Bricked Device Directly to Computer Via Ethernet. A prompt will confirm.
- Select the wired Network Interface connected to the Just Add Power device.
- Select the box labeled Begin Recovery Process and allow the process to run to completion without interruption. DANGER: Interrupting the process before completion will most likely result in an unrecoverable unit.
- The Debrick process will take between 5 – 8 minutes depending on the unit type.
- When the Debrick process is completed, a prompt will ask if you want to update to the newest firmware (Debrick does not always contain the newest firmware). Choose the option needed.
- The unit is recovered and has all settings that were applied to it before the unit became damaged.