I managed to brick my EV-3 while it was in the middle of a firmware update one time. The instructions listed above worked for me, and I have to think mine was about as bad as it can get (unplugged in the middle of a firmware update) -Frank On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Vinayak Arumugam < [log in to unmask]> wrote: > I am not an expert on this. Just found this in one of the problem. While > you are waiting on help from EV3 supplier as the previous reply suggested, > you might want to try this. I found it one of the online forums. It is not > stated here but I think you will need to connect your EV3 to your PC and > also start the EV3 program on your PC so that the Download is possible > (unless you have WiFi enabled on your brick). > > If for some reason your EV3 Brick stops working during the firmware > update process, you will need to manually update the firmware by > doing the following (the EV3 Brick still needs a USB connection to > your computer): > > > 1. Hold down the Back, Center, and Right buttons on the EV3 Brick. > 2. When the EV3 Brick restarts, release the Back button. > 3. When the screen says “Updating,” release the Center and Right buttons > and click the Download button in the Firmware Update tool. The > firmware will be downloaded to your EV3 Brick, which will restart > itself. > > > If the manual firmware update does not make your EV3 Brick work > the first time, repeat the manual update process. > > Best Regards, > Vinayak > Coach - Lego Legends, South Riding, VA > > > Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 10:34:56 -0400 > > From: [log in to unmask] > > Subject: [VADCFLL-L] Help! EV3 brick gave up on us! > > To: [log in to unmask] > > > > > Hi, > > > > Can anyone advice how to revive EV3 brick. This morning it just won't go > past the red light. We removed batteries changed into new also tried using > the trick of holding the three buttons on the brick down yet it still does > wake up. > > This is a big disaster for our team as they really put their heart and > soul programming. Not sure how can a brand new brick decides to stop > working. Kids were extremely careful with it all along. > > > > Can any fellow EV3 user or experts please help us out with some advice. > > > > Thanks, > > Mrudula > > > > -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or > leave the list". > > > > -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via > VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to > subscribe. > ------------------------------ > To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or > leave the list". > VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. > Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-announcements-l.html to > subscribe. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.