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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox design flaw

Re: Archos Jukebox design flaw

From: Andrew Jamieson <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 13:13:08 +1100

> Well, not really. At up to 500mA, USB delivers more power than many of
> the archos power adpators can, and you can run the
> Archos off the adaptors (the unit plays and charges simultaniously, and
> the batteries handle the powerspikes when they happen), so why not power
> it off the USB?

500mA _at_ 5V = 277mA _at_ 9V (with 100% efficiency)

We have discussed this before. You could _just_ get an Archos that powers
and charges off the USB plug, as longs as you're not running the HDD all the

But that was not the question.

Andrew Jamieson
Received on 2003-01-08

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