@jenschr Sorry - thanks for that, yes Brand new to Photon itself, but not to similar platforms (arduino/Rpi) for IoT
So when I say that the aforementioned pattern of blinking LEDs is all it does, I literally mean, that’s it. From the very first time I plugged it in, no matter what button or combinations of buttons I press, it comes back to this pattern every time all the time (including after being unplugged, cable swapped, outlet swapped, computer swapped, and everything else I could think of swapped multiple times):
No blue blinks or magenta, or anything else, just Purple (well red and blue at the same time really, not purple exactly) for 2 seconds, Yellow for two seconds, Green for two seconds, White for 2 seconds and then two quick white and then repeats for as long as it has been plugged in.
I checked the LED codes doc and there isn’t even one in there for this pattern. It kind of almost looked like the blink pattern for DFU, but it isn’t and isn’t in DFU mode as evidenced by the fact that I cannot connect to it and the LED pattern is not the same anyway. (I tried my other one for comparison, and it worked fine)
I cannot get it to do anything other than blink like this so I cannot give it credentials or anything else so it has nothing to do with the wifi connection or credentials. Also, to be super clear about this:
pressing any of the buttons, for any length of time, in every pattern described in the docs and one’s I just tried for the hell of it, only restarts the blinking pattern as described in the issue. I cannot enter safe, listen, DFU, or any other modes.