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Subject: Re: Car power adapter
From: Brian Webb (
Date: 2002-12-04

Sounds like you have a ground loop. You can buy a ground loop isolator (I
think that's what they're called) also at Radio Shack. It's just a cable
that goes between your Archos line-out and the stereo line-in. Give it a
try and see if it helps.


> I'm trying to use my Recorder 20 in my car. I picked up a car adapter at
> Radio Shack, but when it's hooked up, I get electrical interference.
> This only happens when playing through the car stereo (via line-in),
> not through headphones. I'm assuming that it's the result of some sort
> of electrical feedback. Any ideas on how to fix this? Is there some
> sort of filtered power supply available that might fix the problem?
> Thanks, Mike
> --
> Mike Payson | DawgDayz Dog Walking & Pet Sitting
> (206) 280-7295 | |

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