Help! Bricked my 9500i

TheWeakLink

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Good day everyone!
Just my luck... i figure "i haven't updated in a while, lets take a look!" So i get the latest version of the detector tools from Escort (1.12.2) and go to update my 9500i (not the ix version) and its bricked. I guess this is a common issue, however its usually recoverable, except for me. I can get the unit to boot to USB mode without issue by holding MRK + BRT and it shows up in detector tools, so i push the software again all goes successfully, then i close the software and my detector makes a ticking noise and the cable lights flash.
Dont have the coin to spend on a new detector... did i just make myself a pretty paperweight by following the directions?
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Update!
After spending 3 hours trying to revive my poor little brick, i have it fixed.
i downloaded the previous version from Escort Link Here it worked! you need to click on where it says 1.11.131 for windows and itll download a hidden older version that saved my little guy.
So happy! now back to detecting!
 
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mattguy10

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It’s not much, and you may have already done this (specifically the MRK & BRT part), but I found this on the Escort forum. It looks like it’s for the ix and ci, but in post #2, it does mention 9500i at one point also.


Edit: disregard this post. Was typing while you were posting your update. Glad it’s fixed!
 
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TheWeakLink

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It’s not much, and you may have already done this (specifically the MRK & BRT part), but I found this on the Escort forum. It looks like it’s for the ix and ci, but in post #2, it does mention 9500i at one point also.


Edit: disregard this post. Was typing while you were posting your update. Glad it’s fixed!
I appreciate the help! I had found that post earlier and slightly ruled it out since everything was fine prior to the update, i hadn't had a power cable issue in the past.
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Going to add this too. Its the direct link to the windows software in case that website gets taken down Version 1.11.131 here
 
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