Octoplus JTAG PRO Software v.1.2.2 is out!
Dear Medusa Pro users,
Due to some architecture bug in MCU we use and our firmware particularities many of you may have encountered “Box not connected” issue and total incapability to repair phones via eMMC interface. Today we are glad to announce that the solution has been found. Below you will find a tutorial on how to repair this problem, in somewhat unusual manner though
Also added support for HTC Desire 601, LG Nexus 5x, Samsung Galaxy J3, Galaxy S3 Progre, Lenovo IdeaTab!
Octoplus Box JTAG PRO Software v.1.2.2 Release Notes:
? Added support for the following models via eMMC:
HTC Desire 601 – Read/Write/Erase, Easy Repair, Partition Manager, Constructor for Repair Files
LG H790 – Read/Write/Erase, Easy Repair, Partition Manager, Constructor for Repair Files
Samsung SM-J320H – Read/Write/Erase, Easy Repair, Partition Manager, Constructor for Repair Files
Samsung SCL21 – Read/Write/Erase, Easy Repair, Partition Manager, Constructor for Repair Files
Lenovo A3000F – Read/Write/Erase, Easy Repair, Factory Repair (via scatter), Constructor for Repair Files
? Updated help and pinouts in Smart Repair File for LG MS345 (please re-download SRF).
? Improved showing of progress status while writing scatter firmware of MediaTek based devices.
? Fixed “Cancel” operation for process of writing scatter firmware.
? Improvements in “Content Extractor”:
Improved process of searching contacts
Improved exporting of contacts – added UTF-8 support while exporting into text formats
? Some GUI changes.
? Firmware of Medusa Pro Box has been updated! To update the firmware, please connect the box and only then run the Software. Also you can update box firmware via “Update Box Firmware” button at “Welcome” tab in Software.
? All pinouts and Repair procedures are described in Software manuals (“Help” button in Software).
How to Repair box firmware, if box not detected by PC and Box status in Octoplus Pro JTAG Software is “Not connected” after firmware updating.
To repair box firmware, do the next:
Disconnect all Boxes and other devices from PC.
Run the Octoplus Pro JTAG Software.
Open Control Panel -> Device Manager.
Open (disassemble) Medusa Pro box.
Connect the box to PC via USB cable.
Heat up IC U6 (smaller square MCU) on PCB using hot air gun or soldering iron at 150 °C (300 °F) for a few seconds till “libusb-win32 devices / HSJTAG V0x100” device appears in PC Device Manager and Box status in Octoplus Pro JTAG Software becomes “Connected”. Also LED’s will start blinking at that moment.
Go to “Welcome” tab in Octoplus Pro JTAG Software and press “Update Box Firmware” button.
Box firmware should be updated to version 1.13.
Note! After repairing box firmware you shouldn’t use previous versions of Octoplus Pro JTAG Software, please always use the latest actual software version.
Note! Tampering seals to repair box won’t void your box warranty.