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Subject: Re: Constant usage=damage?
From: Magnus Holmgren (
Date: 2002-09-14

Justin Heiner wrote:
> The only problem that I can see is that the batteries will not hold a charge
> after a while. This isn't a problem if you only use it while plugged in, but
> since the Archos Player constantly charges the device, the batteries WILL get
> worn out after a fair amount of time.

I get the impression that when running in USB mode with a charger
plugged, the player will use a "deep discharge" mode. Sometimes after
having my player connected via USB (and the charger connected), the
batteries are pretty much empty.

Magnus Holmgren

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