Originally Posted by geekmaster
What does the first post in this thread say about charging the battery, right at the top in bold red text?
The K3 identifies as "SE Blank Ringo" when it is USB Downloader mode. The USB drive is not exported. Read about k3flasher, linked from the first post. The power LED color cannot be trusted to indicate battery charging status on a bricked kindle.
I did follow the advice and left it charging off a wall socket overnight. It has been 2 days since I left it charging then I attempted the method in this guide
it got as far the mx 35 device appearing but then it just disappears as I try step16