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Subject: RE: V1R running on USB power possible.
From: Bob Allsopp (rda_at_atduk.com)
Date: 2004-09-02


This has just reminded me of something that happened about 18 months ago.
Using a Dell PC and 10gig Player, it was possible to power the unit in USB
mode with no batteries in at all. I tried it on a couple of other PC's but
never managed to get it to work again?

Bob

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From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se
[mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se]On Behalf Of Stuart Tedford
Sent: 02 September 2004 3:53pm
To: 'Rockbox development'
Subject: RE: V1R running on USB power possible.

> And, if your batteries die in one hour even with charger
> connected, I think you should consider buying new
> batteries (or is this normal? My v1 rec stayed on for
> about one hour too, without charger)
>
I think it's fairly normal. I get about 1.5 hours max out of it with a
freshly charged set of 2300mAh (about 5 months old now). I have a 5400rpm
disk in it so that is gonna count against me too. But when I had a slower
disk with 1800mAh batts I was getting about the same 1.5 hrs of USB. This
can be stretched to about 2hrs with the charger inserted.

> Anyway, good luck :)
>
Thanks, I'm probably gonna do it next week if I can get hold of a suitable
diode.

Stu.
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