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Subject: Re: New Machine

Re: New Machine

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 04:01:54 +0100

At 21:29 11/09/03 -0500, you wrote:
>I finally got my Jukebox 20 FM recorder.
>I am so far still using the Archos O S.
>I want to master its use before venturing into RockBox, or talkbox.

Your logic makes sense. But learning to ride a scooter will not be of any
help at all when you get into a car.

>I have a few questions, one is for the Blind users, and the other is for
>anyone else.
>Can you give me a step by step set of directions for using the FM radio, and
>navigating through the folders & selecting & playing files, including
>adjusting the volume?
>I think I have all of the keys figured out, but the sequences are still not
>clear, and I may have really already messed it up.

1. Upgrade to Rockbox ...LOL
2. Read the Rockbox manual
3. Ask specific questions here about anything you still don't understand
...and the chances are that we will use those questions to help update the

>I have installed it onto my home computer,

by "it" I presume you refer to your jukebox?

>and I copied/made about 13 or 14
>folders on the Jukebox.
>I put about 100 mp3's into one of the folders.
>I cannot open the folder, and I cannot seem to even get the radio to work
>any more.
>I get a list of folders, but I cannot open any of them.
>When I push a button, I just get either a screen that says U S B, or a
>screen that says Archos with a progress bar and it reads that it is version
>1.3 something, and it takes about 15 seconds before that screen goes away.
>I did move all of the files out of the jukebox, as they all seemed to be all
>demonstration MP3 files.
>Maybe there was a file here needed for the jukebox to work correctly?
>Any thoughts?

the files you got From the jukebox, are, indeed, irrelevant demo files.
it sounds to me very much like you are trying to use your JB WHILST it is
connected to the PC cannot. Please disconnect the JB from the PC before trying to use
it as a player ...for as long as it is connected to a PC via USB, it is
*NOT* a player; it switches to it's other feature and becomes a removable
hard drive unit; unplug the cable - bingo! it's a player again.

>"Live long and prosper",

Yes, don't mind if I do :)

"Hang loose and chill" :)
Received on 2003-09-12

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