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Subject: RE: new thread about remote control with display
From: Justin Fisher (JustinF_at_valvesoftware.com)
Date: 2002-10-10


No, I imagine duracells simply can't deliver the current spike it uses to
get started, so it doesn't get started.
Given the track record of archos, over-voltage protection might be overly
optimistic :)

>> of about 0.5V, which is probably just below the threshold of doing rather
>> nasty things :)
>
>So that is why when I stuck a set of Duracells in, the HDD just clicked and
>the unit didnt work??? (no lasting damage - put NiMH back in and all is
>well...
>prob'ly overvoltage protection i would think?



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