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Subject: Re: Rombox: won't charge when batteries are dead
From: scott (
Date: 2003-07-12

you could buy an external charger. i've heard that some of them work a lot better than the archos,
but i have an FMR, so i don't have to worry about batteries much. it might better to upgrade to
just upgrade to a higher mAh though (new batteries + longer life).


--- James DuRant <> wrote:
> I listened to music today until the batteries ran out. When I plugged
> in the charger, I guess the batteries didn't have enough power to start
> the rockbox charging routine (the archos charging routine would normally
> start if I didn't have rockbox flashed to rom). Rockbox will constantly
> flash on and off until ATA error 31 comes to the screen. I guess I will
> just buy some new batteries, but it would be a good rombox feature to
> not allow the batteries go down too low, or allow the charging routine
> to be invoked very early. Anybody got any tips other than just buying
> new batteries for me? Thanks, James

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