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Subject: RE: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM
From: Sean.Lally_at_crownpeak.com
Date: 2003-06-03


Under 'General Settings/System' is battery capacity. Is the fm recorder using 1500mAh batteries?

A couple of other questions (that I hope I haven't missed on the faq or elsewhere, sorry I haven't dug into the source yet) are does rockbox shutdown the archos when the battery falls below a certain threshold or does it just 'die' when the battery runs out? Also, is the battery capacity setting used only for the estimated time remaining display/info or is it used to set the threshold mentioned in the previous question? Thanks.

Lovely product. I'm going to write Archos to let them know that rockbox is why I purchased it. Any suggestions on who to tell there or should I just send it to cs?

Sean

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Holden [mailto:rockbox_at_mikeholden.uklinux.net]
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 6:57 AM
To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
Subject: Re: BATTERY-FAQ and the FM

I didn't think there was much to put!

Hardware controls the charging. There are no user-replaceable batteries
available (you must return the unit to Archos as they will not ship
batteries). I think the charger is the same as for the recorder, but I can
verify the charger values later on.

What else is needed? Typical runtime from a fully charged battery? TIme to
charge a battery from empty?

Daniel Stenberg said:
> Hi friends
>
> Any suitably knowledgable person willing to update docs/BATTERY-FAQ with
> lots of info about the FM-specifics on batteries and charging?
>
> --
> Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/

-- 
Mike Holden

Rockbox page: http://www.mikeholden.org/~rockbox



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