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Subject: RE: Help please! Rockbox work with this? It is a multimedia unit?

RE: Help please! Rockbox work with this? It is a multimedia unit?

From: Andreas Stemmer <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 00:05:21 +0200

Sharon wrote:

> Sooooo....can you charge it every day, even if the batteries haven't
> died yet?

Yes you can! Most Ni-Mh batteries need some full cycles at the beginning
before they develop their full capacity. After this initial procedure,
Ni-Mh don't show any noticable memory effect, but if you should get
problems with reduced playtime, it's not a big problem to buy a new set
or try some refreshing full cycles.
As far as I know, Li-Ion batteries can be charged anytime, too.

> And re the question of the better LCD display, I can get the 10 GB
> recorder and have the regular rechargeable NiMH batteries, the nice
> LCD display, and still record things if I wanted...that 10 GB sure
> sounds like the unit of choice for me at the moment.

Do you have a computer with USB 2.0? The 20 GB recorder model supports
USB 2.0, the smaller models only have USB 1.1 which is very slow
compared to USB 2.0.

Andreas Stemmer
Received on 2003-07-15

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