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Subject: Re: Hi! ... different charger
From: Michael O'Quinn (
Date: 2003-07-10

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, ErL wrote:

> I bought the 1A already. It works, there arent any
> problems.
> I realized though that the charger and jukebox, when
> charging, generate less heat as compared to the
> supplied charger(110v in 9v out 600mA).
> Before i bought it, I asked an
> electronics-student-friend of mine if the 1A would
> work. He said yes because the adaptor was regulated
> meaning that it just gives what the device dictates.
> Furthermore, he added that the previous
> charger(supplied) didnt give enough current that the
> device needed therefore it broke. As ive learned from
> the previous posts, the jukebox, when connected to the
> usb port would need more power.
> Is my friend wrong?

Well, without being there and dissecting the thing myself, I cannot say for

But, his hypothesis sounds fairly reasonable to me.


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