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Subject: Re: Archos build quality......
From: Jack (jack_at_sylviawebster.f2s.com)
Date: 2003-05-18


I think it is badly designed: If I leave my AJB R in my bag, the power switch will get pressed by something and it will go on, wasting batterys. It crashes LOADS (an Unexceptable amount, but hopefuly new batterys will help. My current ones are screwed up), and pressing the 2 side in causes it to reset.

If it wasn't for Rockbox, i'd be really unhappy with it.

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On 18.05.2003 at 08:40 PM Alexandre FLAMENT wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I bought my FM recorder in janury. The batery of the model was broken
>(maximum autonomy was 2h), my retailer changed it without problem. But
>few weeks ago, the middle function button broke away exactly as you. I
>don't know if Archos can change it ?
>
>(I haven't the problem you describe about shutdown/reboot)
>
>For something I bought 450Euro, I'm a little disappointed (but not by
>Rockbox)
>
>Gonz wrote:
>
>>Hi All,
>>This isn't really a question for this forum but i wondered what other
>>experience people are having with the recorder 20FM.Ive sent an
>unimpressed
>>mail to archos.....
>>Brought mine back in the middle of Dec 2000, 3 months later the middle
>>function button broke away, not a good start.
>>Sent it back and received a new replacement unit a month later.
>>Had this one about a month and now if you apply pressure to the middle
>area
>>(under the lcd), even just lightly pressing the up, middle, right buttons,
>>causes the USB icon to appear then it will shut down, drive still
>spinning!,
>>and then reboot.
>>Maybe im just having bad luck, but im not convinced of that.
>>What have i brought...
>>Gonz
>>
>>

Jack (Futurealive Games)



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