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by FloFra
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: 2x failed Pi 4's
Replies: 22
Views: 1483

Re: 2x failed Pi 4's

Hi, I argee on the statistical insignificance of the failures, but they are there and something seems to be odd here After some discussions and thinking of the externals in the cases where the pi‘s died I came to the conclusion that the issues has to be the PSU All 3 units where connected to the sam...
by FloFra
Tue Nov 05, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 solid red and green led
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Pi4 solid red and green led

Hello all, Now the next Pi4 died after 1 month (only HDMI and Network connected - original PSU) This one is even from another supplier... I really do not understand what could cause the issue Does anyone know if the Pi4 outputs information on UART while booting... So far i have 6 Pi4 4GB with 3 of t...
by FloFra
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: The mystery of 3 dead pi4s
Replies: 21
Views: 1706

Re: The mystery of 3 dead pi4s

There have been very few reports of dead Pi 4s and none that I have seen of other people killing 3 in a row. Especially considering the very short lifespan it is very likely something in your particular setup. I have 2 RPi4s with this symptom - one seems to be a DOA, the other one died after approx...
by FloFra
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 solid red and green led
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Pi4 solid red and green led

Hi, a quick update: I've activated 2 other Pi's One works now since 2 Weeks without problems, BUT the other one died with the same symtoms 2 days ago... I've replaced it with the last Pi I ordered and up to now it works That a failure rate of 50%... not that impressive ;) Are there any statistics on...
by FloFra
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 solid red and green led
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Pi4 solid red and green led

Hi,

just wanted to let you guys know that I've tried 2 other Pi4s
They work without an issue (also with the SD Cards used in the "defective" PI)

Let's hope my distributor will exchange the bad one :)

Kind Regards
Florian
by FloFra
Wed Sep 04, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 solid red and green led
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Pi4 solid red and green led

Hi, done that and tried everything mentioned in there The main issue is the constant "on" green led which shouldn't happen if the bootloader works correctly However I can't even use the recovery files as nothing happens at all My guess is that somehow the startup process doesn't even come to the poi...
by FloFra
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 solid red and green led
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Pi4 solid red and green led

Thanks for the reply
I'm going to test the remaining 3 this evening - let's hope for the best ;)

Kind Regards
Florian
by FloFra
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Pi4 solid red and green led
Replies: 25
Views: 1484

Re: Pi4 solid red and green led

Hi there, I'm facing exactly the same problem with the 4GB model I think it booted once or twice (running headless) but then just stopped doing anything upon power on I have not connected anything via the GPIOs, nor mounted the headsinks yet The only thing ever connected was the power plug (official...

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