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Subject: Re: car charger

Re: car charger

From: Ronald Teune <rtwolf_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2005-02-09

Hi Glenn,

do you have a V2/FM recorder?
According to http://www.rockbox.org/docs/devicechart.html, the chargers
for these are 6V.
Most cheap chargers aren't regulated, so output voltage would heavily rely
on the load (as in: if the jukebox pulls enough power, it's probably down
to 5V already). If you can find someone with a multimeter, you could
attach the jukebox to the plug, and measure the voltage. A not-so-long
exposure to a voltage this less higher won't do much hurt. Perhaps a
longer exposure won't hurt either, but I'm not sure about that.

Ronald

On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 08:23:32 -0600, Glenn at home <GlennErvin@cableone.net>
wrote:

> I used a car lighter-adapter for charging my JBR yesterday.
> It was set for 4.5 volts.
> It can also charge at other levels, but the only other option that might
> work is the 6volt choice.
> I am wondering some of the electronics experts here could tell me if it
> would be better or worse to use the 6 volt position, since my JBR is
> supposed to use 5 volts.
> Thanks in advance.
> Glenn
>
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