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Subject: Re: Me too: Strange disconnections (and reconnections) in USB mode with one of my USB ports.
From: Michael O'Quinn (
Date: 2003-06-26

On Thu, 26 Jun 2003 wrote:

> > Now, I explain what i have just seen with my new JukeBox Recorder.
> > When I connect it with one of my front USB2 ports in windows, the
> > Hardisk disconnects it-self when i read some data. Then, windows XP is
> > looping : connection, disconnection, and so.... This happends only
> > whith one of the
> > USB
> > port !
> I had problems with my unit, and while searching for a solution, I read on
> Archos web site that front usb ports shouldn't be used with the Jukebox
> because it doesn't work (or very badly) with usb hubs.
> Romain.

On some cases the front USB port is a plain ribbon cable, which does not
meet the USB 2.0 spec. I don't have USB 2.0 myself yet, but I've been
told that out of spec cables can sometimes cause random disconnects.


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