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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox design flaw
From: Andrew Jamieson (andrew.jamieson_at_projectlab.net)
Date: 2003-01-08


> Well, not really. At up to 500mA, USB delivers more power than many of
> the archos power adpators can, and you can run the
> Archos off the adaptors (the unit plays and charges simultaniously, and
> the batteries handle the powerspikes when they happen), so why not power
> it off the USB?
>

500mA @ 5V = 277mA @ 9V (with 100% efficiency)

We have discussed this before. You could _just_ get an Archos that powers
and charges off the USB plug, as longs as you're not running the HDD all the
time.

But that was not the question.

Andrew Jamieson



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