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Subject: Re: FM Recorder, Interesting notes
From: Ludovic LANGE (
Date: 2003-01-23


If you keep the 'Off' key pressed for more than 5 seconds (I think), you'll
have the effect of a hardware power-down. It can get you out of crashes.
I think this (very usefull) feature is hardware controlled for it always worked
when I needed it (and when the keyboard was locked.)


>On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Justin Heiner wrote:
> JH> So, I just got my new FM Recorder today in place of my normal recorder. A
>couple things I've noticed:
> JH> 1. It charges when connected to USB via the USB cable (not very much of a
>charge, maybe 2v-4v, but it does)
> JH> 2. For some reason, archos reboots the device to connect it to USB. Is
>there a reason for this?
> JH> 3. It will power on the device automatically when you plug the USB cable
> JH> 4. The OFF button is software controlled, not hardware controlled (which
>is a pain in the ass when it crashes)
>Just curious, but what do you do then when it crashes (I take it it
>isn't that uncommon)? I've got the impression the battery isn't exactly
>easy to remove... Or maybe that's solved by point two above?
>-- Magnus Holmgren

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