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Subject: Re[2]: cvs: docs BATTERY-FAQ,1.10,1.11

Re[2]: cvs: docs BATTERY-FAQ,1.10,1.11

From: Uwe Freese <>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 13:04:16 +0100

Hello Henri,

Henri Tremolo wrote on Wednesday, December 11, 2002, 11:26:33 AM:

>>While a fuse is always a good idea, what is the problem with connecting a
12V car >>battery if the Archos never draws more than 350mA anyway?

HT> in the summarize section:
HT> - do not use an input voltage > 12V

HT> Car battery has about 14V or more when it's charging (engine on).
HT> My own old diesel car shows 13.8V when driving lights on, but
HT> it's still quite low for charging voltage.

What do you suggest? Do you think even 15V is ok for the archos? Do you
have the archos car adaptor? Could you check the output voltage of this
adapter, please (with a multimeter)?

Bye, Uwe.
Received on 2002-12-11

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