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Subject: Re: left channel trouble, need advice

Re: left channel trouble, need advice

From: Brian Wolven <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 23:20:37 -0400

Miles wrote:
> I have an fm recorder and live by the daily builds. I like this
> device, but once I found rockbox by searching for ".ajz" on google I
> haven't put it down, a sincere thank you to the rockbox crew.
> Recently the left channel has been cracking and will go out entirely
> if the headphone connection is slightly pushed in just the right
> direction (about 20 degrees up and in the direction of the line in
> port). I like to walk around with it in my pocket and this is making
> listening difficult while on the move.
> I can't send it back to Archos since I just upgraded the HD,
> interestingly there was no warranty sticker but I doubt that will get
> me anywhere with their customer dis-service.
> So, what can I do to fix this?

Have you tried it with a different set of headphones to make sure it's
the Archos headphone jack and not the miniplug on the phones? I've had
more trouble with the wires from the miniplugs getting messed up - a
replacement plug from Radio Shack and a little soldering will fix that
Received on 2003-06-04

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