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Subject: Re: Hi! ... different charger

Re: Hi! ... different charger

From: Michael O'Quinn <michael_at_oquinn.info>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 19:00:43 -0700 (PDT)

On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Johan Vromans wrote:

> ErL <starkraft31_at_yahoo.com> writes:
>
> > My Charger just broke. I was copying 15gb of data for
> > over 10hours(using usb1.1) with my 110v archos 20g
> > recorder charger. When I came back, I found the
> > batteries discharged.
>
> This is normal (unfortunately). Copying data via USB draws more
> current than the charger can keep up with. As a result, after a couple
> of hours the batteries are empty, the unit shuts down. When the
> batteries are recharged a bit it reboots the Archos firmware.
>
> So are you sure the charger is broken? Does the plug icon show or not?

I second that. Leave it on overnight, then see how much use you get
out of the (hopefully) freshly charged batteries.

>
> > I went looking for adaptors in various malls but all I
> > could find were 300mA, 500mA, 1000mA for 9volts.
> > Would the 500mA be fine?
>
> Yes. I use it all the time ;-).

True, but the 1000mA charger would be better.

Michael
Received on 2003-06-26

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