Rockbox.org home
release
dev builds
extras
themes manual
wiki
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
patches
dev guide



Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: New Recorder v2 (non-FM) vs. older JB
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-02-17


Dude! It's unlikely that your Archos will outlive your Liion battery
anyway. That's why they now use that battery type. I'ts cheaper to
manufacture, and they want to sell you generations of players...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
To: <dennis_at_thesilvercat.com>; "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 1:52 PM
Subject: RE: New Recorder v2 (non-FM) vs. older JB

> Yes, >6hrs is well and truly within expectations ...I think it is more
like
> 10 or 11.
>
> For all your battery info try the inspiringly named:
> http://www.batteryuniversity.com/
>
> :)
>
> The downside of LiIon batteries, is that when they do eventually reach the
> end of their life (guesstimated at about 18 months) it is illegal to send
> replacements out via postal services - so you need to return the whole
unit
> to Archos for "repair" - once they stop making the unit, replacement
> batteries are likely to become unavailable after about 5 years.
>
> :(
>
> >i just bought one of these from amazon as well, and although it seemed
like
> >a good move at the time, the battery issue is beginning to concern me.
> >i read the battery FAQ, and it didn't really go into quality of the
Li-ION
> >battery of the V2 recorder. so, basically, my questions is this:
> >
> >will i be able to consistently get 6+ hours of play, if i follow the
formula
> >set forth in the FAQ (charge the device with deep discharge off and
trickle
> >charge on)??
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >
> >
> >-Dennis Lui
> >
> > >-- Original Message --
> > >From: "Seth Fischer" <sh.fischer_at_verizon.net>
> > >To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> > >Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 12:57:50 -0500
> > >Subject: New Recorder v2 (non-FM) vs. older JB
> > >Reply-To: sh.fischer_at_verizon.net, Rockbox development
<rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> > >
> > >
> > >Hello,
> > >
> > >I bought a 20 GB Jukebox Recorder v2 (non-FM) and was disappointed when
> >I
> > >saw that it came with the LI-ION battery. The web-site (Amazon) and the
> >box
> > >said NIMH, but the documentation (inside the box) said LI-ION. I wanted
> >to
> > >be able to swap in sets of the NIMH I already have and avoid the
problem
> > >my
> > >wife has discovered with her Palm pilot, that it doesn't really hold a
> > >charge anymore. The question is this... Is there a significant
difference
> > >between the older JBs and the v2, besides the battery (quality, build,
> >blah,
> > >blah, blah). I still have a few weeks before I need to send it back if
> >I
> > >want the other model.
> > >
> > >Thanks,
> > >
> > >Seth
> > >
> > >_______________________________________________
> > >http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
> >
> >
> >_______________________________________________
> >http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox
>
> _______________________________________________
> http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox

_______________________________________________
http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockbox



Page was last modified "Jan 10 2012" The Rockbox Crew
aaa