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Subject: Re: Ondio battery runtime (was: Need a new player - recommendations appreciated)

Re: Ondio battery runtime (was: Need a new player - recommendations appreciated)

From: Rainer H. Rauschenberg <rainerh_at_wiwi.uni-frankfurt.de>
Date: 2006-01-25

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Rainer H. Rauschenberg wrote:

> On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Manuel Dejonghe wrote:
>
> > You could either try to carry the ondio closer to your body so it does
> > not get that cold, or try to feed it some current via the usb-plug.
> > IIRC, the device cannot be charged from usb, but usb-file-access can
> > be done without batteries because the device takes power from usb.
> > I think others have done such hacks on the JBRv2: Get a spare
> > UsbMiniB-Plug (or rip one off from a spare cable), find out the two
> > extreme ends pins and feed it some 4-5 volts.
>
> Sounds great -- could someone else confirm this?

Grmbl ... found http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/DeviceChart --
not perfectly clear for the unexperienced, but clear enough for me now.

Rainer "didn't know 'til now that my JBR V2 can be charged via USB"
Rauschenberg

p.s.: Does USB power also work with the archos firmware? I still have that
noise-when-LCD-changes-problem and so no rockbox on the Ondio in the
moment.
Received on Wed Jan 25 13:29:50 2006


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