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Subject: Re: ipodsdirtysecret
From: roland (for_spam_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2003-11-29


hi david,
> Newer model iPods have replaceable batteries.
can you tell me, where this information is from?
on
http://www.apple.com/ipod/specs.html
it seems it`s still "builtin".
are there newer models advertised, which offer this feature?

regards
roland

----- Original Message -----
From: "David McIntyre" <plugh_at_mudbarn.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 7:20 PM
Subject: Re: ipodsdirtysecret

> Newer model iPods have replaceable batteries.
>
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 10:46:55PM +0100, roland wrote:
> > hi!
> >
> > this guy is cool - respect! :)
> >
> > couldn`t that be archos fm`s,v2`s and all that damn
> > "didn`t make that battery replaceable"-hardware-shit`s
> > dirty secret, too?
> > :D
> > sometimes i really would like to kick a hardware engineer`s
> > ass for designing such idiotic stuff.(or better: the chief,
> > who made him doing so)
> >
> > *KICK*
> > for apple
> > (actually just one kick for them, because i don`t buy an ipod, anyway)
> > *DOUBLE KICK*
> > for archos
> > errrr.
> > not enough
> > *KICK KICK KICK KICK KICK......*
> > (and even more for all the others)
> > :D
> >
> > shouldn`t we start another online petition?
> > "dear hardwar manufacturers - please keep in mind, that a
> > battery should be a user-exchangeable part in ANY device!".....
> >
> > bad enough, that replacement cells have astronomical pricing - now it seems
> > trendy to go a step further and even won`t let users change them anymore..... :(
> >
> > Standard AA`s NIMH`s are at 2200mah now - that SHOULD really be enough for most
> > uses, and if it isn`t, i buy some more - ok?
> > And if size matters - what the hell is so difficult about doing "standard sized"
> > LithiumIO cells ? aaahh - ok - doing standards isn`t trendy nowadays! this really
> > makes me sick! :(
> >
> > regards
> > roland
> >
> > PS:
> > ....just remembering to dallas RTC chip on former MoBo`s.
> > battery empty? no problem - just get ur soldering iron, throw that
> > working chip in thrash and replace the RTC chip as a whole....
> > *aaaaaarrrrrrgh*
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Holger Lembke" <holger_at_hlembke.de>
> > To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 27, 2003 3:33 PM
> > Subject: FYA: ipodsdirtysecret
> >
> >
> > >
> > > http://www.ipodsdirtysecret.com/
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Holger Lembke Keep your Mailbox SPAM free:
> > > +49-531-334676 Disruptor OL http://disruptor.de/
> > >
>
> --
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