Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Archos HD Upgrade
Re: Archos HD Upgrade
From: Neon John <jgd_at_johngsbbq.com>
On Mon, 6 Mar 2006 15:22:33 -0500, Vincent Mistretta
>Any limitations to disk capacity on the Archos using RB 2.5? Do I need to upgrade anything else on the unit besides the HD? I realize most of the larger drives have 8MB Cache so I assume I have to use the 8mb version of the Archos RB.
There is a 120gb limit imposed by the USB bridge chip. Other than
Any 2.5" EIDE drive will work. No need to upgrade the memory. The
The upgrade process is thus:
Format and load the drive external to the JBR if you can to save time.
Pop the 4 torx screws and lift off the bumpers and back cover.
Lift up the old drive and pull it out.
Insert the new drive and lay it in place.
Put the covers and screws back on.
Fire it up and enjoy.
With a power screwdriver I can do it faster than I can describe it. I
While you have the cover off, take a look at the power jack. I have
If your jack is canted, take some needle nose pliers, insert one tang
--- John De Armond See my website for my current email address http://www.johngsbbq.com Cleveland, Occupied TN A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.-Ralph Waldo EmersonReceived on Tue Mar 7 02:21:42 2006
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