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Subject: Re: cable remote control

Re: cable remote control

From: Christian Mahr <christian.mahr.ulm_at_arcor.de>
Date: 2005-02-01

Jürgen,

thanks for your oppinion.

The batteries for the remote control Type CR1616 are not so easy to find and
are somewhat expensive.
Did somebody try other sizes / more powerful / cheaper batteries?

Anyhow, this design with a local battery in the remote control is not real
convincing....

My latest experience with new batteries in the remote control:

1. long key presses do not work for fast forward and fast backward. Just press
once and wait what happens.

2. I had an impression that some erratic (mis-)behaviour may depend on power
status of the Recorder (!?) - even with new batteries in the remote control.
I have to re-check the next times when battery status is lower whether I can
repeat the behaviour.

Did sombody make similar observations?

Regards
        Christian

Am Freitag, 28. Januar 2005 07:02 schrieb Jürgen Hestermann:
> > I own a Jukebox recorder 20, using rockbox 2.4 - flashed.
> > Recently I found my cable remote control again - the one to be plugged
> > between headphones and jukebox.
> > It doesn´t work. Question: Is it supposed to? Does rockbox SW support
> > this cable remote control?
>
> I didn't manage to get it working too. From the beginning it behaved very
> eratic. It always stuck after 10 key presses or so. Batteries were ok.
>
> I didn't care and finaly added a fixing to fasten the whole recorder to
> the belt of my pants. This way I have access to *all* functions plus the
> display. The remote control is useless IMHO.
>
> Jürgen Hestermann.
>
>
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