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Subject: Re: noooo! it can't be!!
From: scott (
Date: 2003-07-11

ok, so my archos has been playing music for the last 2 hours and has only gotten down to 20%, so i
think i'm ok. the temperature normalized about an hour and a half ago too, i'm happy. can't wait
to get home so i can charge it and see if it still lasts as long.


--- scott <> wrote:
> i plug my archos into the charger every night, and play a cd, and it's always been fully charged
> and happy in the morning. but not today. when i first woke up today i picked it up, and first
> noticed that it was VERY hot, and second that the red LED was blinking, and it was stuck on the
> 'end of song list' screen. i think it was blinking anyway, my eyes were only half open, but
> thats
> not the point. the point is that my archos was almost hot enough to burn me. i can feel the heat
> through my pants if i put it on my leg, i can feel the heat through the LCD screen, which
> shouldn't ever get hot. i woke up 15-30 minutes ago, and i'm still waiting for it to cool down.
> i
> tried turning it back on a couple minutes ago and the battery said it was at 28%, which only
> furthers my suspicion that the battery is fried.
> just started it up again, its mostly cooled now, and the battery is at 26%. i'm still hopeful
> i'll
> be able to recharge it, and have it last as long as its supposed to. i'm less worried now that
> its
> booted, it doesnt seem to be anything but not charged, but we'll see.
> wish me luck.
> -scott
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