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Subject: Re: My FMR just died
From: planet77 (planet77_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2003-11-15


----- Original Message -----
From: "Henry Mitchell" <hmitchell_at_fastmail.fm>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2003 11:37 PM
Subject: My FMR just died

> Well, after less than 10 months, my FMR just died. Won't even turn on.
> The charging circuit had been going bad anyway, but it still worked
> fine for the most part. I'm going to take it apart and put it back
> together, hoping to reseat something coincidentally. If not, I may give
> it one last shot by sending it out to repair (anyone have feedback on
> that company?).
>
> One reason I went with Archos was the availability of Rockbox. I wonder
> how much business they've gained because people found out about the
> great efforts here; it's a shame that they really don't seem to
> recognize that. But having the best firmware doesn't matter much if the
> hardware sucks. I will never buy another Archos product again (I had
> previously had a neutral-at-best experience with the CDR, but chalked it
> up to immature technology). I'm hoping I can salvage the material on
> disk and go on my merry way with a different product like Creative, etc.
>
> Sigh.

Hi Henry!

What I liked most about your page is this one:

http://bellsouthpwp.net/j/o/johngd/files/misc/Rambob.jpg

Is Rambob-cat your cat? Is it living or has it commited suicide?

Fred



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