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Help, Suddenly PC can't find my Spider


#1

when I debug a app, first the display shows white screen. Then I re-insert the USB, Suddenly My PC can’t find my Spider anymore. I reboot my computer and insert the usb many times , the SPIDER still can be find.
How to solve it?


#2

What exactly can’t see it? MFDeploy? Device Manager (good hint: turn on sound so you hear any detection noises)? You might need to help us out more !


#3

MFDeploy and Device Manager don’t see the spider.change the USB port and usb line, all the same.
No detection noises.


#4

Are all the switches on the spider set to off? Towards the reset button.


#5

"Are all the switches on the spider set to off?"
YES,I don’t change it.
I press the reset button many times. The same.


#6

ok, so do you have ALL the devices unplugged from the mainboard? What power module are you using, and how is that powering your device? Do LEDs light up (I don’t have a spider to know what is meant to light up)? Have you tried different USB cables, in case that’s at fault?

The bad news: if it was working before, but stopped working while you were using it, there’s a chance something is broken. What that is, I can’t predict, but the idea is to eliminate as much as possible.


#7

yes,I unplug all modules. I use the USB Client DP Module connect it to PC via usb directly.
The PWR led on spider and USB Client DP Module are light up well. I try different cable and different PC.
The result is the same. I connect the Domino to PC, it can be fund. So my spider has problem.
Should I contact to GHI directly? Because I don’t see the GHI reply me here, so maybe I should contact them directly?


#8

GHI didn’t reply because GHI needs to sleep :slight_smile: it is 7:30am now!

Measure the voltage between reset pin and ground please.


#9

Ha,forgot timezone, where is the ground in the spider?


#10

every socket pin 10 is ground


#11

http://wiki.tinyclr.com/index.php?title=Gadgeteer_Sockets


#12

3.23 V


#13

Set al jumpers on to enter GHI loader, windows should see a COM device, does it?


#14

NO,only COM3 in my computer.


#15

Then maybe the board died! But how.

Please reset your PC and try with a reliable power source.


#16

The same, bad news.
I don’t know how .
But the killer maybe is the T35 ?
When I deploy the camera related app, the T35 shows white screen.
The the debug output shows something, I forgot to write it down.
But I remember few, it shows reboot …, stop to debug…
After I stop, the spider is dead.
So, anything can I do, or send back to GHI?
Am I the only one to kill the spider?


#17

Thousands were shipped with no issues. Please email GHI directly.


#18

WOW! Impressive… Thousands shipped and maybe two dozen people having problems. FEZ!


#19

Yeah 0.1% error in our process and things can get really ugly when you sell thousands :slight_smile:


#20

I was not referring to errors in your process… :slight_smile:

I was impressed that there are thousands of users who we never hear from on the forum. :dance: