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Subject: Re: Problem with my Line-In
From: ajf (ajf_at_midmaine.com)
Date: 2003-11-07


I had the exact same probably except the channels were reversed (left
channel meter pegged and recording silent). It appeared spontaneously one
day, and never went away. I had the unit repaired by newmp3technology --
http://www.newmp3technology.com/nmt/repair.html

Eriq Jaffe writes:

> Lately, when I've tried recording with my JBR20 via the Line-In, I'm coming
> across a bit of an issue...
>
> When I go into the recording screen, the right channel's meter is nearly
> pegged...a solid black line, almost all the way across, as if there was a
> solid 10k signal or something being pumped into it.
>
> When I attempt to actually record, the playback is only on the left channel,
> the right channel is silent. This is fine for recording from mono sources,
> but I don't do much of that.
>
> The mic in seems to work normally, and I am unable to test the Digital
> input, since I have no digital sources to check from. The same thing
> happens if I'm using Rockbox (daily builds) or the original Archos firmware,
> so it's not OS related.
>
> I'm suspecting a cold solder joint or something similar, but I'm a little
> hesitant to open up my box without some confirmation. Has anybody else had
> this problem? If so, what should I look for on the inside?
>
> Thanks!
>
> --Eriq
 



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