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Subject: Re: Connecting Juke box to a new PC (Glenn at home)

Re: Connecting Juke box to a new PC (Glenn at home)

From: Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
Date: 2005-03-30

Thanks,

It must be a problem with my USB ports as there is absolutely no indication
that a connection has been established. This is an older machine which has
never had an Archos connected to it before. Tweek UI has never been used.

Cheers...rocker

----- Original Message -----
From: "Todd" <btodd@yahoo.com>
To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 11:34 AM
Subject: Re: Connecting Juke box to a new PC (Glenn at home)

> It is not clear from your post whether you have already tried to use
> the Archos units with your new machine or just want to make sure you
> don't screw something up when you DO attach them. Like the other
> responses so far and your own hypothesis, I believe that XP will
> recognize and run Archos products with no problem.
>
> I recently had some problems getting a new desktop system to "see" my
> JBR. This, as it turned out, was entirely my own doing - I had previous
> run MS "powertoy" Tweak UI on my new system and configured the OS not
> to display drive letters outside the machine's internal drives. A
> rockbox sage asked if this was the case and after beating myself about
> the face for a few minutes, the problem was solved.
>
> The OS will not care what software you are running on the JB - it will
> recognize the underlying component and find a driver to work with it.
> The archos site has a file with updated drives available to download,
> but my unit works great with the windows default driver dating back to
> 2001.
>
> just plug 'em in and go!
> Todd
>
>
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>> 1. Playback problems (mick@meta-da.com)
>> 2. Re: Which "flavor" of trigger status display? (Andreas Stemmer)
>> 3. Connecting Juke box to a new PC (Rocker)
>> 4. Re: Connecting Juke box to a new PC (Glenn at home)
>> 5. Re: Which "flavor" of trigger status display? (Martin Borus)
>> 6. Re: Playback problems (Linus Nielsen Feltzing)
>> 7. Re: Which "flavor" of trigger status display? (Philipp
>> Pertermann)
>> 8. Re: Playback problems (Menachem Shapiro)
>>
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> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 1
>> Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 08:38:26 -0800
>> From: mick@meta-da.com
>> Subject: Playback problems
>> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
>> Message-ID: <1112114306.42498482af1dc@host67.ipowerweb.com>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>>
>> My Archos Recorder20 has recently started to stop playing in the
>> middle of a
>> track. This usually happens when it has been playing for a long time
>> - like in
>> the car on long trips, after 2-3 hours. It just locks up, and the
>> only way I
>> can get it started again is to press "stop", and then turn it back
>> on. It
>> doesn't seem to matter whether it has external power or not. The
>> phenomenon has
>> been observed both under battery power and under external power. The
>> red light
>> (the hard disk indicator) comes on and stays on when this happens,
>> which makes
>> me think its a hardware problem... Any ideas?
>>
>> --------------
>> "The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation
>> with the average voter."
>> --Winston Churchill
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 2
>> Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 21:28:09 +0200
>> From: Andreas Stemmer <groovingandi@gmx.de>
>> Subject: Re: Which "flavor" of trigger status display?
>> To: phil@carangg.de, Rockbox development <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Message-ID: <1112124489.3640.4.camel@andi212>
>> Content-Type: text/plain
>>
>> Philipp Pertermann wrote:
>> > For quite some time there's a patch available to trigger recordings
>> by the
>> > volume of the source. (See
>> >
>>
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/WebHome?topic=TriggerManual)
>> >
>> > I have implemented two different "flavors" to visualize the state
>> of the
>> > trigger engine. One with a "traffic light" symbol and another one
>> with a
>> > progress bar. I'd appreciate if you could tell me which way you
>> prefer.
>>
>> Hi Phil,
>>
>> sorry for the late answer. First of all: great work, both versions
>> are
>> beautiful and work like a charm (at least as far as it is possible
>> with
>> the limit hardware). If I had to choose, I'd take the progress bar
>> version, but I think both versions are intuitive.
>>
>> I'd really love to have this feature in cvs soon!
>>
>> Andreas
>> --
>> Andreas Stemmer <groovingandi@gmx.de>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 3
>> Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 20:40:17 -0700
>> From: Rocker <rocker@shaw.ca>
>> Subject: Connecting Juke box to a new PC
>> To: rockbox@cool.haxx.se
>> Message-ID: <000301c534da$317fa150$8ef59444@a7aff94c1eb804>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; reply-type=original; charset=iso-8859-1;
>> format=flowed
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am trying to connect my FMR & recorder 15 units to the USB port on
>> an
>> older PC using windows XP Pro.
>>
>> I have not installed any drivers for either unit. I was underthe
>> impression
>> that I did not need to have any drivers if I am using XP. Is this in
>> fact
>> true?
>>
>> I have rockbox flashed on both the recorder 15 & FMR units. Can I
>> connect
>> these devices to this PC with the firmware flashed or do I need to
>> revert to
>> the Archos software in order to connect them to the old PC.
>>
>> BTW: I am sure that this old P3 is using USB 1.1 if that makes any
>> difference.
>>
>> Most grateful to any advice from the masters of rockbox.
>>
>> Cheers...rocker
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 4
>> Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 22:21:45 -0600
>> From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>
>> Subject: Re: Connecting Juke box to a new PC
>> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Message-ID: <016301c534df$fc13e200$6a00a8c0@desktop>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>>
>> Every computer using XP, that I have ever connected my Jukebox to was
>>
>> recognized with no problems.
>> I think it is safe to say that it will be detected. But be sure that
>> sp2 is
>> installed on the XP machine, it may not make any difference, but if
>> anything
>> would, that would be it.
>> Glenn
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Rocker" <rocker@shaw.ca>
>> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 9:40 PM
>> Subject: Connecting Juke box to a new PC
>>
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am trying to connect my FMR & recorder 15 units to the USB port on
>> an
>> older PC using windows XP Pro.
>>
>> I have not installed any drivers for either unit. I was underthe
>> impression
>> that I did not need to have any drivers if I am using XP. Is this in
>> fact
>> true?
>>
>> I have rockbox flashed on both the recorder 15 & FMR units. Can I
>> connect
>> these devices to this PC with the firmware flashed or do I need to
>> revert to
>> the Archos software in order to connect them to the old PC.
>>
>> BTW: I am sure that this old P3 is using USB 1.1 if that makes any
>> difference.
>>
>> Most grateful to any advice from the masters of rockbox.
>>
>> Cheers...rocker
>>
>>
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