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Subject: RE: Re: Hello and a small request for help!
From: Dr. Joel Blaiberg (joel.blaiberg_at_verizon.net)
And I'm such a novice that I'm even having trouble taking the FM Recorder to pieces :-)
Are they any reliable 3rd party repair shops around? I'm NYC based (though the Archos is a UK model!)
> From: "Gordon Gilchrist" <gordon_at_gilly3.com>
> Date: 2003/07/10 Thu PM 09:16:44 EDT
> To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Subject: RE: Re: Hello and a small request for help!
> Be careful, soldering takes finesse that comes from training and experience
> (1 hour), and proper equipment. A novice will damage your JB. I was
> trained for a few minutes by one of the circuit-board repair ladies before I
> became a field engineer. It changed me from an amateur (much better than
> novice) to competent.
> Good luck.
> Gordon Gilchrist, EE
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se]On
> Behalf Of Dr. Joel Blaiberg
> Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2003 1:38 PM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: Re: Re: Hello and a small request for help!
> > > The Ear Out connection appears to have a loose connection which
> > > results in sound only coming out of one channel unless I fiddle
> > > around with the headphone jack a great deal. This is replicated with
> > > every pair of headphones I try. Is it a common problem and can it be
> > > easily rectified? I'm not very electronics-competent and the unit is
> > > out of warranty.
> > It sounds like you need to open it up and resolder the headphone jack.
> > Linus
> Thanks Linus.
> Any more details on exactly which pieces I need to take apart? Again, I'm a
> bit clueless when it comes to electronics :-)
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