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Subject: Re: New Recorder v2 (non-FM) vs. older JB
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2004-02-17


Are you saying that you expect to throw your Archos unit in the bin after
18 months?

>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
> > > >
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