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Subject: Batteries

Batteries

From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-18

Recently my Archos Jukebox v1 started playing up quite seriously.
Soon after, I noticed that it was not holding a charge.
Being that I anticipated this when I purchased the unit, I realised my
batteries are a couple of years old and after reading this:
http://www.imaging-resource.com/ACCS/BATTS/BATTS.HTM

I popped down to my local branch of Dixons (well, actually it was in the
next town across, but I was there for an interview anyway) and purchased
some Energizer 2500 mAh batteries with a seperate-cell charger which can be
either mains or car-lighter powered for 25 (not bad for an off-the-shelf
price)

I wouldn't ike to guess what playback time I am getting from them, but it
must be nearly 20hrs of flawless playback. My MP3 collection is all at
160Kbps, so 128K would get more time and 192 would get respectively less.

The charger is rated second only to a Maha charger (allegedly the best) and
the batteries (although the 2500's have not been specifically tested yet)
are level pegging with PowerEx as being the best available.

Information for you.

BC
Received on Fri Nov 18 05:27:00 2005


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