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Subject: Re: Archos driver for XP

Re: Archos driver for XP

From: Bluechip <csbluechip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-07

First off, you're typing in caps dude. Secondly it is "eye ess DEE"
(that's the FOURTH letter of the alphabet - please slap your screen reader
for me ;) ) and lastly, the ISD200 is a USB1 chip, the 300 is a USB2 chip
...changing the software/driver you install for windows will not magically
replace the silicon chip hidden inside your archos.

(does the "magically" sound patronising, or just highlight my slightly
warped sense of humour?)

BC

At 12:06 07/01/2006, you wrote:
>ok! jUST WONDERED, THEN: iF i CHANGED THE IS300 TO AN ISB300, WOULD MY
>ARCHOS RUN AS AN usb2.0 UNIT, WITH THE INCREASED SPEED OF THAT USB? oR IS
>THERE MORE TO THE MATTER?
>
>thANKS,
>dAVID
>
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Jens Arnold" <arnold-j@t-online.de>
>To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2006 1:15 AM
>Subject: Re: Archos driver for XP
>
>
>>On 06.01.2006, Bluechip wrote:
>>
>>>The chip inside the Archos ->Recorders<- is an "isd 300" ...if
>>>you cannot find a certified driver for the Archos, find one
>>>for that chip :)
>>
>>The ISD300 is the chip in the USB2.0 versions of the recorder,
>>and is USB MSD compatible, that means it doesn't require special
>>drivers for WinXP.
>>
>>The chip in the USB1.1 versions of the recorder and in the
>>player models is the ISD200, which is not 100% USB MSD
>>compatible, and hence requires special drivers.
>>
>>>>I just tried to connect my archos jbrecorder to a computer
>>>>running Windows XP. XP gave me the message that the unit
>>>>could not be installed. That is, XP didn't recognize the unit
>>>>on its own. So, I inserted the driver CD that came with the
>>>>unit. Upon running the setup, I am told that the driver
>>>>hasn't passed the xp test. Not an unfamiliar scenario for
>>>>most xp users, I know. But does anyone out there know, if
>>>>there is available an xp driver for the archos? And, in case,
>>>>where to find it?
>>
>>Afaik, all driver versions supplied by archos aren't certified,
>>so you'll get that warning when installing them. They can also
>>be downloaded from the archos site. From experience I can say
>>that not all versions work equally well, some have problems.
>>I finally found a version that seems to work well on most XP
>>installations, it is the 04062004 version.
>>
>>Regards, Jens
>>
Received on Sat Jan 7 14:46:21 2006


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