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Subject: Re: charging questions

Re: charging questions

From: Tom Cole <tcole_at_xtra.co.nz>
Date: 2006-06-27

On Tue, 27 Jun 2006 02:07:39 +0200, "Manuel Dejonghe"
<manuel@dejonghe.de> wrote:

>On 6/27/06, James Teh <jamie@jantrid.net> wrote:
>> Tom Cole wrote:
>> > The main purpose of the charging screen in the Archos machines is to
>> > show that the unit is running in a reduced power consumption state. i.e.
>> > the hard drive is not powered up. This is to allow flat batteries to be
>> > charged up by simply plugging in the charger. Pressing "On" from this
>> > state will start the Archos normally and allow it to browse and play
>> > music, etc.
>> Would this not apply to the Iriver H300 as well once the bootloader is
>> patched? I have heard of instances of the unit not being able to boot
>> due to a very flat battery, although in the H300 case, the charging is
>> done in hardware so it's only cosmetic.
>
>Please, let's not forget/break the car adaptor mode. It's intended to
>resume playback as soon the unit is powered by the charger plug.
>
>Although I must admit I would not know how to "brute force charge" my
>recV1 (that is in car adapter mode) once the batteries are completely
>flat. There is probably a keystroke that erases all such settings all
>will then failover to the charging screen.
>
As you would have flashed your unit previously in order to use Car
Adapter mode, you would hold down F1 when inserting the DC plug to
charge with the original Archos software, or the Bootbox software
(depending on how the Archos was flashed).
Received on Tue Jun 27 05:31:14 2006


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