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Subject: Re: How durable are the Archos v2 recorders

Re: How durable are the Archos v2 recorders

From: Glenn at home <>
Date: 2005-02-20

Also, there is a buffer in Rockbox, for such activity.
Longer time for bigger jolts, none of which are good for a hard drive.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Teune" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 20, 2005 6:47 AM
Subject: Re: How durable are the Archos v2 recorders


my unit can't resist very much movement (v1 recorder with hitachi dk23da
standard 20 gb disk)
when biking with the unit in the pocket of my jacket, it works fine,
unlike a Lennox Power I mp3 cd player I had. But when I run to catch the
train or bus (perhaps I should leave more early...) it stops at the next
spinup most of the time. If I keep the unit in my hand while running, and
so dampen the shocks a bit, it keeps working fine.


On Sat, 19 Feb 2005 22:11:30 -0700, Tai Tomasi <> wrote:

> Hi. I was wondering how durable the archos jbr units are. For example,
> could
> you run or go jogging with them, or would that put too much wear on the
> hard
> drive? Are they shock resistant? I wouldn't go around dropping mine, but
> I'm
> just wondering how much jostling they can withstand.
> Thanks.
> Tai

Received on Sun Feb 20 15:55:31 2005

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