Pinebook wont turn on. Keeps blinking power light
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Do you have a Pinebook or a Pinebook Pro? Those images are not interchangeable...
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#12
How did you flash the card? I've experienced an issue where some images that are compressed are requiring the image to be decompressed to boot. Even though Etcher and another app I use, ApplePiBaker, have great support for compressed images.
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#13
Finaly reinstalled the 64 gig emmc , pressed start button for 10 seconds , it restarted ok , had to order an usb to emmc adapter so i can install a new on on the 128 gig emmc chip
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(12-18-2017, 01:50 AM)tllim Wrote:
(12-11-2017, 08:54 PM)Taelsdoll Wrote:
(12-03-2017, 11:02 AM)tllim Wrote:
(12-02-2017, 09:45 AM)Taelsdoll Wrote:
(12-02-2017, 02:44 AM)xalius Wrote: Did you leave it charging for a couple hours? Usually they are not shipped with full batteries and need to be charged first...

Yeah I did but it still blinks and there’s nothing on the screen

Please make sure that your microSD card loaded with Pinebook OS build, not PINE A64 OS build.

It is, I have flashed an SD card on the pine64 installer with armbian selected. Did not work, I also tried android but also did not work. Its like the pinebook turns on and off because it also makes a weird high pitched sound and it goes on and on. nothing so far is working, I even tried removing the battery and running on AC power but nothing.

Please unplug and plug in battery again and then plug in power supply, check whether this method will boot up. You can repeat this step several times until the Pinebook can boot. Once boot up, lets keep the power supply plug in until fully charge. The high pitch noise may due to the charger protection circuit keep trigger and rest.

Hi @Taelsdoll, did you solve this? I've had this problem with my original Pinebook since I bought it. I desided to try again now, after having it stashed away useless since I bought it over two years ago. 

This is happening: The power blinks and the high pitch noise is there. I have tried the instructions on disconnecting and connecting the battery and then plug the power cable many many times, with no luck. Just the same result every time. Also left it like that over night a few times too, still no progress. 

I really wish there was a way out ot this.
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