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Subject: Re: Archos build quality......
From: Jack (jack_at_sylviawebster.f2s.com)
Yes, it is a AJBR
In my bag it is in its pretective case and also at the top of the bag. It is safe from damage, but it only takes a light press to turn it on.
On 18.05.2003 at 03:52 PM Chris Holt wrote:
>On Sun, 18 May 2003 20:29:07 +0100, Jack wrote:
>>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.
>I'm curious is it really an AJBR or is it an FM Recorder? I was thinking
>that you cannot get new batteries for the FM Recorder.
>Perhaps you (and others who have written about this) should consider
>better storage for a disk drive based device without a hardware hold
>switch? I can't fathom why people would throw something so expensive
>into a "bag" with other objects that could damage it or inadvertently
>turn it on. Perhaps a "bag" with some additional pockets in areas less
>likely to be bumped? My backpack has a pocket designed for a player that
>is up high, just below the top handle and a passthrough for
>headphone/remote cord. It also has several handy pockets on the front,
>where I can rescue other items from the "mosh pit" of things bouncing
>around in the main compartment. Things like my PDA (in it's own hard
>front protective case) and it's keyboard. I'm guessing I paid less than
>$20 for it at a discount store.
Jack (Futurealive Games)
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