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Subject: Re: Car power supply tip/question
From: Bio Hazard (
Date: 2003-06-20

about rockbox charging the JB instead of JBOS isint all you need to do is
turn it on normally, then wait for rockbox, then plug it in? ive never
drained it so low that it wont make it to rockbox... so why spend the time
and money on a external device?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joris van den Heuvel" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 4:56 PM
Subject: Car power supply tip/question

> First a tip.
> I've found that plugging the charger in only briefly switches on the JBR,
> while Rockbox DOES load. Waiting a minute or so before reconnecting the
> charger will charge the batteries with Rockbox. If you would build a
> timer that does the following: switch power on for a few seconds - switch
> off for 1 minute - switch back on forever - would be a nice workaround for
> the power-on-and-original-archos-firmware-starts-charging problem. A 4093
> CMOS ic, a few RCs and a logic level P-MOSFET will do this.
> Regards,
> Joris.
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