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Subject: Re: Hard Drive
From: George Styles (
Date: 2002-10-16

Did u find that the 60gig drew more power, and hence reduced battary life?
how much did u pay for a 60gig laptop drive?



----- Original Message -----
From: "Andre Roessel" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2002 12:12 PM
Subject: Re: Hard Drive

> >
> > I have a second hand recorder 20 coming, I also have a spare IBM
> > travelstar 20 gig (9.5mm) hard drive available. Does anyone know if
> > the IBM is likely to be better than the Archos supplied hard drive ?
> > So is it worth swapping the two ? Thanks,
> It makes no sense. What except size would you expect to improve by
changing the
> hard drive? Speed? Not an issue. Noise? Maybe, but the original drive is
> enough.
> I replaced my 20 gig drive with a 60 gig one. That makes a REAL difference
and is
> worth disassembling and reassembling the unit.
> Donīt change you drive until you have a bigger one as replacement
(30,40,60 GB).
> Regards,
> Andre

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