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Subject: Re: Rockbox 2.0 and the recorder

Re: Rockbox 2.0 and the recorder

From: Chris Holt <>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 21:04:31 -0400

On Wed, 23 Apr 2003 16:30:11 -0500, Wesley Simon wrote:

>Last Friday, I went to turn on my Jukebox and the drive wouldn't spin
>up. I had purchased a warranty from Best Buy, so I returned it. They
>exchanged the 5 GB model for a Recorder 20 that had been opened and
>returned. The person had purchased the "Mac version" instead of the
>"Windows version."

What could be the difference?

The recorder had never been out of the box. The
>bottom line was that the recorder was brand new. Best Buy gave me a
>discount for it being an open box. So they took my 5 GB Jukebox, gave
>me a 20 GB recorder and a $42 credit!

Okay, now I hate you. ;-)

>I took it home and immediately replaced the batteries with my 1850 mAh
>batteries and then loaded Rockbox 2.0 on it. I was amazed at the
>differences between the Jukebox and Recorder versions.

Ain't it grand? You can reasonably expect to get close to 13 hours with
1850 mAh batts. And as I'm sure you have found, the Recorder has lots
more than just recording over the Studio.

>Keep up the great work!

I'll second that.

>Wesley Simon

Received on 2003-04-24

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