I could be wrong, but it sounds like you need to replace the battery.
On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 3:01 AM, Bill Sale <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have had problems with this orion for quite a while. None of the knob or
> buttons will work on the Orion II. When I power up the rig with just the
> on and off switch on the rig and when it comes on it says at bottom "FLASH
> UPDATE MODE". Now anything I try it comes up with 'FLASH UPDATE MODE". I
> was having problems 2 weeks or so with the front knobs or button not
> working. So I unplug everything going to the rig and moved it to a table
> and plugged the power supply back in and turned the rig on and it started
> working. A day or so ago I upgraded to 3.028.
> the rig has not worked since. I donot think 3.028 has anything to do with
> the rig not working right. I cannot get the radio to reload 3.028 or
> anything into the rig. It seems like the more I work with the rig tonite
> the worse it gets. Early tonite the rig was booting up with no control from
> the front controls, but now it will not go pass "FLASH UPDATE MODE". The
> other day when the fron knobs had no control of the rig, I tried N4PY soft
> ware and it seem to control the rig along with the read out. I just tried
> N4PY and it has no control on the rig since if always come up with "FLASH
> UPDATE MODE" on the screen. This rig has quite a history of problems. I
> guess I will call Ten Tec and see what they say. It seems to me something
> locks the radio up in the software area. When it is working right I use
> Windows 7 and XP and Writelog. Any idears.
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