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Subject: Re: battery problems?
From: roland (for_spam_at_gmx.de)
Date: 2003-11-29


> are the batteries that archos supplies with the JBR20 susceptible to the
> "memory effect"?
NIMH are much less suspectible to the memory effect than NiCad. you shouldnt
worry about.
regards
roland

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Lui" <dennis_at_thesilvercat.com>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 7:40 PM
Subject: RE: battery problems?

> Speaking of battery problems, does anyone ever experience a "HD Error"
> when charging a JBS10 overnight (8+ hours)???
>
>
>
> -Dennis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:owner-rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se] On
> Behalf Of Jon Drukman
> Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2003 9:11 AM
> To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
> Subject: battery problems?
>
> are the batteries that archos supplies with the JBR20 susceptible to the
>
> "memory effect"? i think mine are not working properly any more. i've
> got
> rockbox CVS-031118 installed, and i left the unit plugged in all day
> yesterday and overnight. this morning i checked the info screen
> (charger
> still attached) and it said Charging: Trickle. i then turned it off and
>
> back on to see the new Charging Info screen which said Not Charging,
> 100%
> 10h and some minutes. with the charger still connected, i copied a few
> folders from my computer to the JBR. my batteries are now down to 87%
> and
> that was less than 3 minutes of actual disk activity! i've also noticed
>
> that using the JBR normally to listen to mp3's drains the batteries far
> faster than i would expect based on the battery life estimates shown on
> the
> unit. (ie: i can go from 100% to about 30% in just an hour or two of
> playing). what's going on here?
>
> if i want to open the JBR to replace the batteries, what size tool do i
> need? it looks like maybe a torx fastener.
>
> -jsd-
>



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