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Subject: Re: Plugged in Car-charger - smoke out of my box - no charging
From: Henrik Backe (backe_at_swipnet.se)
Date: 2004-03-17


"Fred Maxwell" wrote in message
> I just took the 9v, 600ma adapter that came with my Archos Studio 10 and
> plugged it in. With no load (nothing attached), the voltage is 14.5V!
> Put 600ma of load on it and it will drop closer to the 9V rating. Now,
> if it was rated at 800ma, then the same 600ma load would probably result
> in a significantly higher voltage. That may be what cooked your player.
>

What probably fried his recorder is that he choose the wrong polarity
on the changeable charger. Been there, done that, did'nt like the smell ;-)

.../Henrik

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