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Subject: DEAD DC IN
From: Keno (keno2000_at_gmx.net)
My DC IN is gone!!!
I plugged in the charger just now and there was nothing there to hold it
in. Something inside came loose.
This is a serious problem for me.. I have an external charger for nimh
batteries and a spare set, but I don't know how long the device will
operate as a USB2 disk. In USB mode the batteries die so fast...
What should I do? I'd be grateful for any advice.
I remember someone saying in the chan once that his unit no longer
charges. Don't remember who that was and I don't keep logs anymore, but
that guy must have some useful information about this.
Should I open it and try to solder whatever it was that came loose? I
checked out the site and it doesn't look too complicated, but I have no
warranty whatsoever (not US based) and losing my archos is NOT an
Help me out guys.
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