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Subject: Re: FM recorder and rockbox
From: TP Diffenbach (rockbox_at_diffenbach.org)
Date: 2003-06-11


> 3) it seems no one has dared to publicly dissect an FMR yet. anyone with an
> FMR, a good tiny

Linus Nielsen Feltzing disected one (a gift from a Rockbox user), to hack the FM parts. But I know of no pictures of the vivisection.

Quoting scott <die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com>:

> 1) my paint seems secure, but my FMR is relatively new.
>
> 2) my battery panel won't open without a screwdriver, but again, its pretty new
> (less than 2
> weeks). maybe they got complaints and changed it. supposedly archos has a
> lifetime warranty on the
> FMR's battery, so you can only get it from them, but you shouldnt have to pay
> for it.
>
> 3) it seems no one has dared to publicly dissect an FMR yet. anyone with an
> FMR, a good tiny
> screwdriver, and some electrical knowledge up to it? it'd be greatly
> appreciated (i'm already up
> to 18.7 gigs, heh)
>
> --- TP Diffenbach <rockbox_at_diffenbach.org> wrote:
> > 1) the paint comes off the bottom, and the back.
> >
> > 2) The battery panel pops open if you drop it. Apparently it can also be
> opened more gently. :)
> > The batteries are non-standard, and Archos won't ship them (expect in an
> FM).
> >
> > 3) I too would like more information about changing the hdd.
> >
> >
> > Quoting Chuck Urwiler <curwiler_at_comcast.net>:
> >
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > First of all, I need to say "Thanks!" to all of you who do the dev for
> > > RockBox. It's awesome - and I really appreciate the newer FM radio
> > > functionality! Every build I download works without problems. Excellent
> > > work!
> > >
> > > Just a coupla questions:
> > >
> > > 1) The paint on the bottom half of my FM comes off without any effort
> > > (not the half with the buttons and display, the other half that hold the
> > > HD). Anyone else have this problem?
> > >
> > > 2) I noticed that the top (battery) panel comes off without too much
> > > trouble, thanks to some earlier messages on the subject. The batteries
> > > look pretty non-standard. Curious if there are replacements, just for my
> > > own info.
> > >
> > > 3) I can't seem to find it now, but I'm also curious about replacing the
> > > hard drive at some future point in time. I think I recall there being
> > > some "bending" involved... Anyway, can anyone point me to where someone
> > > might have done this and documented it?
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > -Chuck
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Archos FM has a Rockbox!
>
>
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