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#9377 12-Sep-2006 12:57
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I have just become the (proud?) owner of a Imate JAMin but have been disappointed with its behaviour.
I find that often it fails to switch on, and I have to use the soft reset to get it to activate. (several times a day)
Has anyone observed this aberrant behaviour, or do I have a "lemmon"?



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  #45877 12-Sep-2006 13:03
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Ah the joys of getting a import phone

Wonder what support you will get from Imate?

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#45879 12-Sep-2006 13:05
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Johnr, the i-mate JAMMIN is sold in New Zealand through Vodafone.

Ghoop, are you using a SD card? Sometimes the device fails to power up due to some driver problems. Have you tried without the card for a couple of days?





 
 
 
 


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#45880 12-Sep-2006 13:07
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Oopps thought it was the imate HSDPA device 



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  #45881 12-Sep-2006 13:10
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Thanks for the prompt reply.
Yes the JAMin was obtained locally (last Friday) and Yes, I do have an SD card in it, so I'll remove it an see what happens.
Cheers




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#45914 12-Sep-2006 16:07
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Nah! That didn't work.
Unit still intermittently fails to "ignite" and only option is soft reset.
I guess I had better try Imate for suggestions.




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  #45919 12-Sep-2006 16:39
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Take it back to the shop it was brought from and get it serviced that way

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#45939 12-Sep-2006 18:56

Hi,
This is my first post so hope it works.

I had the same problem and thinking it was the device I returned it and they replaced it with a new one only to find out the same thing happened.

So I was straight back to the supplier who rang I-mate, They promptly directed me to their clubimate web site and told me to download the new ROM and install it. Since doing that I've had no problems at all.
It was a simple process. The instructions say it will take 30mins or more (from memory) but it took less than 5mins Smile

Let me know if you need more instructions or links etc and I'll try and track them down.

http://www.clubimate.com/t-device_jamin_upd_vfnz.aspx

I didn't carry out step 2 as this appeared to install the previous ROM version that wasn't working.

Hope this helps.

 
 
 
 


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#45940 12-Sep-2006 19:25
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Welcome to Geekzone.

Thanks for the informative post. Sounds like something that could be very haelpful for JAMMIN owners.



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#45962 12-Sep-2006 23:21
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Thanx for the info on the ROM. I'll try the ROM update tomorrow.
I contacted club Imate today and they suggested I go back to the supplier...Duh.


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