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Subject: RE: Load time lags
From: Justin Heiner (
Date: 2002-08-08

In addition to heating up the unit, it also could damage the HD if it is shaken
while spun up (ie: accidently drops from the couch to the floor).


--- "Nielsen Linus (ext)" <> wrote:
> > I don't know if this is even possible, but have you guys thought about
> > keeping the drive spun up all the time if the jukebox is on external
> > power (or a disable power management setting is on) so there
> > are no lags when changing folders, loading next track, etc?
> We plan to make the hard drive timeout configurable, so we may even have two
> parameters, one for batteries an one for external.
> However, I wouldn't recommend keeping the drive spinning. It heats up the
> unit a lot, and probably wears out the drive.
> /Linus

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