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Subject: Re: A cheaper remote option?
From: George Styles (george_at_ripnet.co.uk)
Date: 2002-06-09


I bought the remote, and apart from it being shipped with flat batteries, I
am very pleased with it, especially now that the new firmware for the
recorder allows full browsing with it. (a 'skip to next track in a different
dir. feature would be nice though).

It is quite neat, and I happened to need a car adapter anyway (although why
I would need another set of headphones for use in the car is a mystery to
me).

Its VERY difficult to make your own electronics neatly, particularly when
they are very small, like a remote, also it will get a certain amount of
bashing while being carried around.

IMHO its worth splashing out and buying the 'proper' one.

on a side note, has neone else noticed that Archos are no longer promising a
separate remote for the recorder? it was 'coming soon' on their site for
ages, but has now disappeared???

g

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tjerk Schuringa" <regenpak_at_yahoo.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, June 09, 2002 9:01 AM
Subject: Re: A cheaper remote option?

> See the posts of last December. I proposed a PIC based remote and while
not
> finished, I used the prototype successfully since then. On a single Li
cell.
> IMHO it's way better than the (indeed!) overpriced and braindead solution
> offered by Archos
>
> Tjerk
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