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Packard Bell Vibe 500 Port


Overview

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  • Produced from 10/2005 to 12/2006
  • 20 or 30 GB 1.8" hard drive
  • 1.8" color screen 160x128 pixels (65,536 colors)
  • USB 2
  • Microphone and Line-in
  • External charging socket

Current status

Rockbox runs well on this player and is stable.


Installation

Full installation and uninstallation instructions for all supported devices are in the Rockbox manual.


Hardware components

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1. Hold Switch
2. Power Button
3. Record Button
4. USB Port
5. Power Connector
6. Reset Switch
7. Menu Button
8. Left/Previous/Rewind Button
9. Display Screen
10. OK/Repeat A-B Button
11. Play/Pause Button
12. Scroll Bar
13. Right/Next/Fast Forward Button
14. Cancel Button
15. Microphone
16. Line-In Jack
17. Earphone Jack

Mainboard:
  • Hynix KOR HY5V560 F-H 447A - 32MB of RAM
  • AMIC A29L400TG-70 0446SA MJ9Y5 - 512KB of Flash Boot ROM (Datasheet)
  • WM XWM8731 49AGWRV - Wolfson Micro codec WM8731 (Datasheet)
  • PP5020E-TF EC596518-E-1 or PP5020D-TF EC596518-E-7 - PortalPlayer SoC
  • Philips 8563T 952.1 n6445 - I2C Real time clock/calendar (Datasheet)
  • AZS 4AW Z589 - Lion Charger (similar to the one in the iriver h100) (Datasheet)
PCB pictures (front side): 1 | 2 |
PCB pictures (back side): 1 | 2 |

Touch Interface and the OK/Cancel buttons:

Synaptics T1005G 0538 ACP5062-11 - LightTouch Interface Solution Chipset (similar to the one in the Philips GoGear HDD Players)
It controls four independent leds and buttons (Menu, Play/Pause, Prev, Next) and the scroll strip.

Images: 1 | 2 | 3 |

LCD:
  • 160x128x16bpp
  • on the ribbon - LTM018G14C, 97-LTCB84-C001 REV.A3 or REV.A4
  • on the one side - A018AA1 5811 or A018AA1 51122
  • on the backside - 1G_5830C00640 or 3G_5C13C02921
Images: 1 | 2 | 3 |

Battery:

3.7V 1000 mAh Li-Ion (Image)

Harddisk:

HDD Hitachi Travelstar HTC426030G7CE00 - 30GB 1.8" ZIF (Image)
The player should work with any other HDD of this type (tested with Toshiba MK6028GAL and MK2008GAL).


Links

Firmware updater download link
Disassembly manual


I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BOOT.romrom BOOT.rom manage 229.8 K 08 Mar 2010 - 13:33 SzymonDziok PB Vibe 500 Original Bootloader
JUKEBOX.mi4mi4 JUKEBOX.mi4 manage 3988.0 K 08 Mar 2010 - 13:32 SzymonDziok PB Vibe 500 Original Firmware
r23 - 05 Jul 2010 - 12:00:06 - SzymonDziok

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