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Subject: Re: Auto-Startup of Archos Studio...
From: sophana (jobarjo78_at_yahoo.fr)
There are 2 levels of protection:
first you don't directly connect your archos to the car power, 14.5v is
too much, so you need an external voltage regulator
second there is a second voltage regulator inside the archos.
Bradley Alexander wrote:
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>You might want to be careful. The starting of a car has been known to send
>power spikes through devices. I was in Radio Shack and the guy in front of me
>had either popped the fuse on his cigarette lighter ac adapter or blown his
>cell phone. The guy said that the spikes, when they happen, can be in the 10s
>of thousands of volts.
>On Wednesday 09 June 2004 01:51, Carsten Tschach wrote:
>>is there any mod available which will startup the Archos Studio as soon
>>as there is power connected to the DC-IN port?!
>>I want to use the Archos in my car and I'm searching for a way to
>>automaticly startup as soon as the engine is started.
>Bradley M. Alexander |
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