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Subject: Re: 2.5" HDDs for Jukebox upgrade - List at http://rockbox.my-vserver.de/hdd-mod.html
From: Paul \ (paul_at_gamingmp.com)
"....to be filled with some content "
haha. Ok i'll leave it for a while
Ah the benifits of < 2 min emails
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 12:50 AM
Subject: Re: 2.5" HDDs for Jukebox upgrade - List at
> no more.
> you`re too fast.
> > 404 dude.
> > sorry
> > Paul
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: for_spam_at_gmx.de
> > To: archosjukebox6000_at_yahoogroups.com
> > Cc: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> > Sent: Saturday, January 11, 2003 12:26 AM
> > Subject: 2.5" HDDs for Jukebox upgrade - List at
> > http://rockbox.my-vserver.de/hdd-mod.html
> > Hello Sean,
> > Your juke runs longer after hdd upgrade ?
> > I replaced jbrec20 hdd with 60gb toshiba hdd. This drive seems
> > to need some more power, so i don`t get longer runtimes.
> > Though, I think we can`t say "the bigger the hdd, the more power it
> > needs".
> > IMHO it would be very fine if there was a list which gives information
> > about
> > the specs of all sorts of 2.5" HDDs available on the market today.
> > (MTBF,
> > Current, spinup timings....) - So this would give some help to people
> > to find best HDD for an jukebox-upgrade.
> > I could maintain this list, if you wish - send me your 2.5 " HDD -
> > specs,
> > links to websites ,reviews, comparisons, tests, manufacturers,
> > personal
> > opinion, compatibility issues, cheapest source for buying...........
> > I think this information is valuable for the archos/rockbox community.
> > what do you think ?
> > Bjorn - i`d like to make such list available on
> > http://rockbox.my-vserver.de/hdd-mod.html.
> > Could you link that list from rockbox website ? I think a link from
> > hardware_mods page would
> > be useful.
> > regards
> > Roland
> > >Also, the battery life was less than I expected. You might get
> > >better runtime if you stay at 128kbps, but most of my stuff is at
> > >192. The most I ever got out of it was 7 hours before I upgraded the
> > >hard drive. After the upgrade I can get up to 11 hours.
> > --
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> > -----
> > About a month ago, I had the same choice to make. I picked the
> > FM20. I really like the FM20 and I have no regrets about choosing
> > it over the Recorder20, but there are some things to think about
> > before making your choice.
> > The only real downside is the battery issue. Where the recorder20
> > uses AA NiMh cells, the FM20 uses a custom Li-Ion pack that you
> > can't buy anywere. Even from Archos.
> > Also, the battery life was less than I expected. You might get
> > better runtime if you stay at 128kbps, but most of my stuff is at
> > 192. The most I ever got out of it was 7 hours before I upgraded the
> > hard drive. After the upgrade I can get up to 11 hours.
> > The Firmware is pretty good for Archos. There are a couple minor
> > bugs: the info display always says files are 128 even if they are
> > higher, and the track time counter is way off. I suspect they are
> > related, and the counter is off because it is misreading the bitrate.
> > I have not doubt that rockbox will eventually support it, but the
> > Archos firmware is fine for now.
> > The hard drive upgrade is more complicated than on the older models,
> > as in, "hey, where'd I put my soldering iron". But the real hard
> > part was finding a win98 box so I could partition the new drive.
> > The FM tuner isn't the greatest, reception-wise, but adequate.
> > Recording off the tuner works really well.
> > So there you have it. No real deal killers in my book, but stuff to
> > consider. If you do decide to go with the recorder20, get it soon.
> > I doubt it will be around for long.
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