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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox Recorder V2 - Help
From: Scott B McDowall (scott.bmcdowall_at_ntlworld.com)
Date: 2004-08-04


Cheers Stu - I'll have a look for that.

Scott B

Stuart Tedford wrote:

>Sounds like your battery isn't connected properly. IIRC the V2 has a dodgey
>battery connection design fault. It probably occured during shipping. I
>think there are links on the rockbox website telling you what you need to
>do.
>
>Stu.
>
>
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Scott B McDowall [mailto:scott.bmcdowall_at_ntlworld.com]
>>Sent: 04 August 2004 15:48
>>To: Rockbox development
>>Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox Recorder V2 - Help
>>
>>
>>Hi Stuart
>>
>>Itried that and it didn't work. The Archos firmware started and the
>>little line stopped just before it would usually get to the
>>RockBox bit.
>>It then started to charge but immediately changed to "charged".
>>
>>I tried it again but it is still dead.
>>
>>Scott
>>
>>
>>I will try that immediately, Stuart and report back.
>>
>>Scott B
>>
>>
>>Stuart Tedford wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>>If it's anything like the V1 you can hold down the F1 button
>>>
>>>
>>with the unit
>>
>>
>>>switched off, and then insert the mains charger jack, the
>>>
>>>
>>unit will then
>>
>>
>>>turn itself on and will boot straight into archos original
>>>
>>>
>>firmware (due to
>>
>>
>>>the F1 key being held down). This will charge the battery
>>>
>>>
>>without trying to
>>
>>
>>>spin up the drive, which obviously the battery cannot do
>>>
>>>
>>when it's totally
>>
>>
>>>flat.
>>>
>>>Stu.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Scott B McDowall [mailto:scott.bmcdowall_at_ntlworld.com]
>>>>Sent: 04 August 2004 15:15
>>>>To: Gary; Rockbox development
>>>>Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox Recorder V2 - Help
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Hi Gary
>>>>
>>>>I got it from a nice lady and the battery worked fine until I
>>>>left the
>>>>Recorder plugged into a USB hub. One theory is that the hard
>>>>drive kept
>>>>on spinning and used more power than the USB was supplying so the
>>>>battery is totally dead. If it were a V1, I could take the
>>>>batteries out
>>>>and charge or replace them - but it's a V2 with a NiIon
>>>>battery. I agree
>>>>that it's a battery issue too but I don't know what to do!
>>>>
>>>>Scott B
>>>>
>>>>Gary wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Scott- Did you get it from a vendor, or an individual? It
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>could well be a battery issue. That is the first place i
>>>>
>>>>
>>would look.
>>
>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Gary
>>>>>
>>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>>From: Scott B McDowall <scott.bmcdowall_at_ntlworld.com>
>>>>>Sent: Aug 4, 2004 7:27 AM
>>>>>To: rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se
>>>>>Subject: Archos Jukebox Recorder V2 - Help
>>>>>
>>>>>Dear All
>>>>>
>>>>>My lovely little Recorder is silent. I bought it from Ebay
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>on Saturday -
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>it was in great nick when I loaded Rockbox and 110 CDs - that was
>>>>>yesterday. Last night, I decided to charge the battery by
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>leaving it
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>hooked onto a USB hub and when I woke at 4ish, it was
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>broke. When I
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>turned it on, I was getting flashing green and red lights -
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>now there
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>is no flashing at all. It is dead to the world - I tried
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>connecting it
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>directly to my lap top USB and for a while it showed enough
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>life to say
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>" HD Register Error".
>>>>>
>>>>>I tried it on the official charger and now it is totally
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>dead. Needless
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>to say, my computer does not recognise it. I had been so
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>looking forward
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>to getting this machine and now I have broken it. Can anyone
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>help? It is
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>a V2 so I can not take the batteries out an recharge them
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>on their own.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Scott B
>>>>>
>>>>>
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