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Subject: Re: FM Recorder, Interesting notes

Re: FM Recorder, Interesting notes

From: Justin Heiner <>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2003 0:19:12 -0700

The Off button does not have that effect on the FM recorder. It seems that off is software controlled.

>If you keep the 'Off' key pressed for more than 5 seconds (I think), you'll
>have the effect of a hardware power-down. It can get you out of crashes.
>I think this (very usefull) feature is hardware controlled for it always
>worked when I needed it (and when the keyboard was locked.)
>>On Wed, 22 Jan 2003, Justin Heiner wrote:
>> JH> So, I just got my new FM Recorder today in place of my normal
>>recorder. A couple things I've noticed:
>> JH> 1. It charges when connected to USB via the USB cable (not very much
>>of a charge, maybe 2v-4v, but it does)
>> JH> 2. For some reason, archos reboots the device to connect it to USB.
>>Is there a reason for this?
>> JH> 3. It will power on the device automatically when you plug the USB
>>cable in.
>> JH> 4. The OFF button is software controlled, not hardware controlled
>>(which is a pain in the ass when it crashes)
>>Just curious, but what do you do then when it crashes (I take it it
>>isn't that uncommon)? I've got the impression the battery isn't exactly
>>easy to remove... Or maybe that's solved by point two above?
>>-- Magnus Holmgren
Received on 2003-01-24

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