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Subject: Re: Random Archos Reboots
From: gerald_clark_at_mindspring.com
Date: 2002-10-23


These rechargeable batteries MUST be fully
charged before using the player.
They will not come up to full capacity until
several charge/discharge cycles have occured.

I use NiMh batteries in everything.
The first thing I did when I got my JBR20 was to
remove the factory cells, and put them in my charger.
I then took a fully charged set of 1800mah cells
and put them in the recorder.

I just couldn't wait!

On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 10:30:37 -0400 David Ashman <david_at_ashman.com> wrote:

> My BR20 seems to have a weird reboot
> problem. When I got it out of the box, it
> wouldn't boot at all.
> Figured it was just REALLY dead
> batteries. So I let it charge for a
> while. I installed 10/22 on it.
> Worked fine last night at the
> gym. Used about 15% of the battery in 1
> hour. I just plugged it into
> USB (with rockbox running, deep discharge on),
> and within 20 minutes, it
> rebooted itself into the ROM version. I
> rebooted back into rockbox and it
> read 40% on the battery meter. Is it
> typical to drain 40% of the battery
> in 20 minutes through USB? Seems like a
> lot. As soon as I plugged
> USB back in, it rebooted into the ROM version
> again. Seems to be doing
> fine in the ROM version right now. Any
> ideas? Lemon batteries?
> Lemon unit? Should I just recondition the
> batteries a few times?
> Forget deep discharge?
>
> Specs:
> JBR20101
> ROM: 1.28
> Rockbox: 10/22
>
> thanks
> dave



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