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Subject: RE: charging the ipod video

RE: charging the ipod video

From: Maurice Press <mauricepress_at_enterprise.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 08:35:01 -0000

Hi, I thought I'd put my 2 pennith in here.

I do use the usual USB cable and port on the PC to charge my Ipod Video but
I find it quicker to use the apple wall charger. You just plug the USB
cable into it as you would into the PC and leave it for about 2 hours.

  

MAURICE PRESS

-----Original Message-----
From: rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces_at_cool.haxx.se] On
Behalf Of Sarah
Sent: 26 January 2007 21:05
To: bjonkman_at_sobac.com; Rockbox
Subject: Re: charging the ipod video

What is this software charging? I just plug minein t the usb port and hope
for the best.

> This is what Jack Zhou <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se> said
> about "Re: charging the ipod video" on 24 Jan 2007 at 20:48
>
>> lol ok I use Apple's firmware to charge.
>
> Me too. It seems to charge faster, more thoroughly, and holds the
> charge longer.
> (iPod Mini 1st Gen, with fading battery capacity)
>
> What sort of software control do Rockbox and iPod firmware have over
> battery charging?
>
> --Bob.
>
>>
>> On 1/24/07, Jean-Philippe Monteiro
>> <joaophilippe.mb.monteiro_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > On Thursday 25 January 2007 10:57, Jack Zhou wrote:
>> > > Well you can charge it from a wall outlet if you have a USB
>> > > adapter.
>> > >
>> >
>> > There's kind of a bug there: in a wall outlet, the iPod believes
>> > USB's being
>> > active, so switch to usb mode, then realize nothing's coming, and
>> > reboot...
>> > to realize there's usb plugged in, so enter usb mode again, but
>> > then... And
>> > so on & forever.
>> >
>> > This, if you switched rockbox off to recharge. Workaround is Not
>> > to switch off, and plug to the wall while holding "menu" key
>> > pressed, so it does not switches mode.
>> >
>> > I use a JBL sort of iPodBase loudspeaker set to recharge at night,
>> > spare me
>> > the hassle of switching it to the laptop when I don't need to work
>> > the files
>> > on it. Can't switch it completely off though, has to stay "on".
>> >
>> > Jean-Philippe.
>> >
>> >
>> > SuSE93 Linux Kernell 2.6.11.4-21.14 KDE 3.4.0 Kontact 1.1 Kmail 1.8
>> > PHNOM PENH - CAMBODIA
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>> --
>> Jack Zhou
>>
>
>
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Received on 2007-01-27


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