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Digi Connect ME - trouble in upgrade firmware

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First of all hallo to everyone.
Second: I'm an idiot.

Try to explain:
I'm a pharmacist, I live in Italy and I have as all, a green led cross outside of my pharmacy.
The Led cross came from Ible an italian manifacturer.
The cross came also with a software and a module that connect the cross to LAN.

Everything was working well, and last month I've decided that I need to update the digiconnectme firmware.
I downloaded the ConnectPort X2 / Connect ME 4meg / N2S-170 POST firmware and I flashed via the web interface.

After that everything stopped to work. The led blinks but I can't connect the cross anymore.
So I tried to search some "recovery method" on the web but I've realized that I did a big mistake.

The problem should end contacting Ible and sending me a new module... .but...
Ible was not in business anymore, they declared bankruptcy in June.

So I'm here only to ask a simple question.
Is there any way to get the module back to work? (or anyone that can do it for me?)

thanks a lot for your patience and reply


here's you can find the picture of the board.

asked Aug 26, 2019 in Plug N' Play by farmacia New to the Community (0 points)

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Based on the module's S/N this is DC-ME-01T-S a Digi Connect ME 2Mb module with plug-and-play firmware:
The best firmware for it is here:

But you say you did not flash the firmware, but you have updated POST from a 4Mb image into a 2Mb module, which would explain a brick. Correct POST is:
Digi Connect 2MB ME POST Firmware

Anyways I don't think you can recover this module without development board/access to the serial port.
-S plug-and-play recovery instructions are here:
But agin they assume that the module is plugged into development board and rely on Serial port presence.

Your best bet is to buy a new module and find someone who can desolder the old one and solder the new one:
answered Aug 28, 2019 by LeonidM Veteran of the Digi Community (4,490 points)
edited Aug 28, 2019 by LeonidM