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Subject: Re: Bug: Battery Charging with low voltage

Re: Bug: Battery Charging with low voltage

From: Jens Arnold <arnold-j_at_t-online.de>
Date: 2005-02-02

> With the V2 and FM units, Rockbox does not control the
> charging at all. It is all done by hardware, so Rockbox is not
> to blame in this case! The other conversation is regardnig the
> V1 recorder or player, which is different in that the software
> controls switching the charging on and off.

>> I had the same problem Matthias posted with my RecorderV2. I
>> was using
>> the Recorder in my car continious with a power-supply
>> attached. After
>> more than 8 hours the playback suddenly stopped and the
>> ...

>> So there is definitly something wrong with the charging...

In fact, the recorder v1 is *the only* jukebox which has software
controlled charging. *All* other models (player, fm recorder and
recorder v2) have a hardware charging circuit. Both rockbox and
archos firmware can merely detect charging state on these units,
but not influence it.

Regards, Jens

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