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Subject: Re: External battery pack options for FMR
From: Nix (
Date: 2003-08-13

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Todd Lowe spake:
> uses of external battery backs for longer unplugged
> operation of the FM Recorder. My battery has never lasted much longer
> than about 2-2.5 hours, so I'm frustrated on long trips bus/airline trips.
> All my MP3's are variable bitrate, averaging ~180Kbps, but I didn't think
> that should zap my batteries so quickly.

It shouldn't. Your FMR is faulty (bad battery contacts perhaps?)

I regularly get eight hours out of mine.

`That sound you hear is configure wailing, "MY PRECIOUSSSSSSSS!" as it
 overwrites Multilib with Primary.' --- Phil Edwards

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