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Subject: Re: low-tech ways to avoid polarity problems
From: jobarjo (jobarjo78_at_yahoo.fr)
Date: 2004-03-18


you could add a diode in the archos...

George Michaelson wrote:

>My non-archos charger wasn't clearly coded for polarity. In any case, it
>still wouldn't help if the tip and the cable separated, without clear +/-
>labelling. I was able to get it right, but with a removable tip, the risk is
>I'll muck it up some day when the tip comes off (as it does, frequently)
>
>So I used tip-ex to make a white stripe when the tip was on the correct polarity
>which lines up with its sister-mark on the cable. Now if the tip and cable
>separate, I can guarantee its gone back correctly.
>
>I also wrote the polarity onto the archos case. Less effective, but useful in
>emergencies.
>
>-George
>
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