Rockbox mail archive
Subject: Re: FM recorder and rockbox
From: scott (die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com)
hmmm...first time i've replyed to myself...
as i have nothing better to do, i decied to look around the archos site for info about the battery
warranty. i didn't find anything on the 'warranty' page, but on the FMR FAQ i found this:
Q: What kind batteries does my Jukebox FM Recorder use and how can I replace them?
A: The Archos Jukebox FM Recorder uses a factory installed Lithium Ion battery system. It has been
designed to last the life of the unit and should not require changing. However, should it be
determined that your unit contains defective batteries, Archos will replace your batteries. Please
contact technical support for further details.
this sounds like a lifetime warranty to me. the downside is you'll probably have to pay shipping
and be without an archos for a few weeks.
--- scott <die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> i heard it on this list actually, in some discussion about the LiIon battery of the FMR vs.
> whoever said it said lifetime so if they had good information, thats what it is, but dont take
> word for it.
> --- Chris Holt <amiga2k_at_cox.net> wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Jun 2003 13:02:10 -0700 (PDT), scott wrote:
> > >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.
> > Two quick questions regarding this. Where did you get information about
> > this "lifetime warranty" on the battery? (I _knew_ someone had mentioned
> > this) and do they define "lifetime" or do we assume it's your lifetime?
> > Chris
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