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Subject: Re: What do I have here and how can I use it?
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-04-03


Were you the dude who paid 190.50 US for the new recorder? On that auction
the description sounded like an original recorder. Including the battery
type. I just missed outbidding the winner by seconds. If that was a V2 I
am glad I missed out but I am sorry you bought it
especially if you did not want a V2.

Cheers!----- Original Message -----
From: "Aman Singer" <aman_at_asinger.net>
To: "'Rockbox development'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 8:10 PM
Subject: RE: What do I have here and how can I use it?

Hi.
I bought the unit off Ebay, not from Amazon. The box, however, does
say that the unit has 4 AA batteries, which it doesn't. The only reason I
mentioned Amazon is that I read of such mislabelled boxes coming from Amazon
in the archives.
Aman

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Rocker
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 9:51 PM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: What do I have here and how can I use it?

Hello Aman, did you buy that V2 from Amazon??
----- Original Message -----
From: "Aman Singer" <aman_at_asinger.net>
To: "'Rockbox development'" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 7:25 PM
Subject: RE: What do I have here and how can I use it?

My thanks to both Daniel and Brian for their help. I now know that my unit
is a V2 (the seller said it ran on 4 AA NIMH batteries, and he got that
information from the box). However, it's obviously a V2, as it shows all
characteristics of one and none of the original recorder. This mislabelling
was noticed on the list before with units ordered from Amazon.
As for the USB problem, it seemed to clear up with a reboot. No idea
why this should be, but it did. The same USB port and cable worked once I
rebooted the system. Thanks for all your help again. That comparison chart
is a nice idea.
Aman

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Brian Wolven
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 1:35 PM
To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
Subject: Re: What do I have here and how can I use it?

Aman Singer wrote:

> Hi, all.
> I'm scratching my head over a few things. First, I just bought an
> Archos recorder, and am somewhat unsure whether it's V2 or not. How can I
> tell, by touch if possible? It's silver with blue bumpers, uses an a-Mini
B
> USB connection (as opposed to my old archos which uses A-A), and is
> certainly a recorder. It has both an on and off button, and a square pad
of
> separated buttons with what may be called the select/play button in the
> middle. Does this ring any bells in anyone's mind?

If it's mini-B then it must be either an FM recorder or a V2 recorder.

> Secondly, when I attach the unit to the USB port on my XP system, it
> doesn't show any extra drives in control panel. There aren't any other
> devices, and it's not showing up in "other devices" in device manager, or
on
> the screen of Partition magic. The drive, however, is spinning while the
> unit is connected to the USB port. Note that the machine has not asked for
> new drivers. Any ideas as to how this could be fixed?

That's odd. I have no clue. Hopefully someone else will. Have you tried
1) another USB port, or 2) plugging it into another PC somewhere? If it
gets power but is not recognized or even noticed, perhaps the cable is bad?

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