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Subject: Re: Random Archos Reboots
From: David Ashman (david_at_ashman.com)
Date: 2002-10-23


So low batteries would cause the problems I'm seeing with reboots? hope
you're right and some conditioning will fix the reboots. otherwise, I love
this thing! especially with rockbox. incredible software.

dave

----- Original Message -----
From: <gerald_clark_at_mindspring.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 10:49 AM
Subject: Re: Random Archos Reboots

> 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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