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Subject: Re: FM Recorder, Interesting notes
From: Peter De Lucia (peter_at_dualice.net)
Date: 2003-01-24


Are you sure? I have an FM Recorder and it has crashed a few times. I held
the off button for a few seconds and then it reset. (or maybe it was off
and on and the same time??)

> The Off button does not have that effect on the FM recorder. It seems
> that off is software controlled.
>
>>Magnus,
>>
>>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.)
>>
>>Ludovic.
>>
>>>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 in.
>>> 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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