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Subject: Re: Running off external supply?
From: Ronald Teune (rtwolf_at_gmx.net)
Date: 2004-10-21


Or, to be sure, you can measure with diode or resistor test which contacts
are connected to each other.

Ronald

On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 21:19:16 +0100, Bob Allsopp
<bob_at_allsoppy.wanadoo.co.uk> wrote:

> If this is a V1 recorder, ignore the battery contacts at the bottom of
> the
> unit, they just link the batteries on either side. You need to connect
> 4.8v
> to the top two contacts, ensuring the correct polarity.
> Good luck.
> Bob
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "DavÝ­ Geirsson" <davidgeirs_at_gmail.com>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 9:01 PM
> Subject: Re: Running off external supply?
>
>
>> Thanks for good suggestions, Gerald and Bob. But I actually found out
>> that my warranty has expired already anyway, so I decided it would be
>> easier to just remove the casing. I've now reached the contacts and
>> connected my bench supply, tuned to 2.4V, and connected it. I'm using
>> the same supply for both battery sets. But when I turn the supply on,
>> it immediately reports short-circuit and disables it's output. I have
>> the + output connected on the positive poles of both battery holders,
>> and ground to the negative poles. I measure a nice 2.4V out on my
>> multimeter.
>>
>> Any thoughts? (the supply goes up to 2 amps, so that's not the problem).
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> --
>> DavÝ­ Steinn Geirsson
>> davidgeirs_at_gmail.com
>> +354 8696608
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