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Subject: Re: Question about rockbox charger
From: Salokyn (bazar.nicolas.gif_at_libertysurf.fr)
Date: 2004-09-25


Pedro Clemente a écrit :
> Sorry if this is a basic question, but i don't want to fry my box (at least,
> not intentionally).
>
>
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> I have a jukebox recorder v1 and the charger's plug is loosing contact, and
> every so often i find my box out of power because it wasn't charging.
>
>
>
> So, I need a new charger. The thing is, I have an old charger at home, from
> some old appliance I don't even remenber, with the following specs:
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>
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> 230v~50Hz
>
> 23.5W
>
> 1.5/3/4.5/6/7.5/9/12 V
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> 1000 mA (12VA max)
>
>
>
> My question is, would this, set at 9v work with my jukebox, or do I have to
> buy a new one?
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> If I need to buy a new one, does the amperage need to be exactly 600 mA,
> like the original charger, or can it be higher?
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> I have another one, which is 9v at 500mA. Would this work?
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> I think my main confusion is about amps. I don't know if a little lower
> would do the trick, neither if a bit higher would fry the box.
>
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> Again, sorry if these are simple questions, but I don't know much about
> this.
>
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Are you sure it comes from the charger ? Have tested it with a meter ?
The problem can be in the Archos itself.

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