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Subject: Re: Remote control
From: Lucas (
Date: 2004-03-10

Wow. Quite a story. I personally dropped mine twice (onto the floor though).
Once it was in my coat pocket and my headphones got tangled with something
and it just dropped out and the second time it dropped off my leg in the
subway. Considering the impact this has taken and the fact that it still
works 100% perfectly and I've had it for a year and a half, I'm VERY
impressed with the durability.

Drop an IPOD into the toilet or from a height of 3 or 4 feet and see what
happens. I'm sure the results wouldn't be pretty.

"George Styles" <> wrote in message
Strange but true... my opinion of the Archos build quality went up the other
day when I dropped it down a toilet... i was standing by the toilet, when
the Archos slipped out of my pocket, and landed in the bowl :(

Luckly, the rubber grips stopped more than the corner from getting wet, so I
disassembled and carefully dried with a hairdryer.

The keypad failed for a bit (must be because it uses the resistance of an
input to measure which key), but now all is back to normal...

I shudder to think what would have happened if I dropped my PocketPC down

ps. It was a clean loo - i was 'fortunate' enough for this to happen before
it got polluted :)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 1:10 AM
Subject: Re: Remote control

> I can't hold back no more! I agree with Bjorn. the F keys and the power
> on/off buttons on this product remind me of my old RCA TV remote control
> that I had in the 1980's. I am amazed that such a great concept like this
> could be built so shabbily. This is supposed to be a portable unit but I
> have been babying mine like a proto-type! Even still, I'm sure it will
> break soon
> rocker
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "[IDC]Dragon" <>
> To: "Rockbox development" <>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 4:51 AM
> Subject: Re: Remote control
> > Its kind of amazing that the same people who made the Jukebox made this
> > pile of ****
> I think the jukeboxes are not really better...
> Jörg
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