Meshtastic

Issue flashing MakerFocus board

Hi everyone, new to the discourse here. I have a question. I am trying to flash this board https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B089YFZQQK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

When using ESP home flasher I get this error:
Unexpected error: ESP Chip Auto-Detection failed: Failed to connect to Espressif device: Invalid head of packet (0xF8)

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That board is unlikely to work at the moment as currently the ESP32 chip is supported (and nrf52 to a degree), but that board uses a ASR6502. It also only has 128kb of flash, whilst the firmware for all other devices currently sits at ~900kb, so I suspect it won’t be possible to port it over. Have a look at the website for currently supported boards. LILYGO® TTGO T-Beam devices | Meshtastic

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yeah - that board has a different CPU and it doesn’t have enough RAM to make it possible to run meshtastic (I tried with the cubecells)

Gotcha, I appreciate the help. The TTGO boards seem to be in short supply thats why I gave these a try. Thanks again

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