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4mula1
2014-08-05, 07:32
After 8 years (or so) my SB3 died on me. It starting having issues playing mp3s (flac played fine) where it would reboot. A lot. I knew it was risky, but I figured since flac files were playing fine but mp3s weren't I'd force a firmware update. It downloaded the firmware, rebooted, and never came back up.

Any chance of resurrecting my SB3?

get.amped
2014-08-05, 07:41
After 8 years (or so) my SB3 died on me. It starting having issues playing mp3s (flac played fine) where it would reboot. A lot. I knew it was risky, but I figured since flac files were playing fine but mp3s weren't I'd force a firmware update. It downloaded the firmware, rebooted, and never came back up.

Any chance of resurrecting my SB3?

The two common and easily remedied issues are:

1) Reseat or remove the wifi card;

2) Replace the power supply.

Not that your symptoms are necessarily indicative of those problems but it can't hurt to try.

4mula1
2014-08-05, 07:53
The two common and easily remedied issues are:

1) Reseat or remove the wifi card;

2) Replace the power supply.

Not that your symptoms are necessarily indicative of those problems but it can't hurt to try.

I'll have to look for a power supply that isn't suspect, although I think the PSU for my other deceased SB3 was good at the time of it's death. I did try that PSU and had the same result.

I'll pull the wifi card and see what happens.