I have the similar problem!
I tried to put new firmware via ODIN, and got to the screen: Firmware upgrade encountered an issue. Please select mode...
Whatever I do, I always get error ODIN at the very beginning of the process.
Did you somehow manage to fix your device? Is my device dead?
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