Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Charging FMR via hardware
Re: Charging FMR via hardware
From: mrlipring <mrlipring_at_tiscali.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 14:36:03 +0100
ok, i'll probably give it a bash later then.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Evans" <tom_at_impulsed.net>
Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 1:39 PM
Subject: Re: Charging FMR via hardware
> Even if it is in very tightly, once the top PCB is detached from the
> bottom caddy, it will come flying out with great ease.
> mrlipring wrote:
> >I got bored and decided to take my fmr to bits. like you do. :)
> >couldn't for the life of me get the battery out, so i didn't risk
> >anything by forcing it. I'll try again soon, but it was in VERY tightly,
> >possibly evidence of swelling.
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "LoveLearn" <LoveLearn_at_iw.net>
> >To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> >Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 12:56 AM
> >Subject: Re: Charging FMR via hardware
> >>Fred wrote about his nearly new FMR, "I took the battery to a dedicated
> >>store downtown, and after he analyzed the battery and tried to charge it
> >>they told me my battery was dead." Some FMR owners reported that this
> >>LioN battery design can swell enough to rupture FMR display screens.
> >>Other FMR owners have reported that their battery seems so tightly
> >>contained that they found removing it difficult, probably more examples
> >>of battery swelling. How should FMR owners respond to this report
> >>By comparison, sets of 4 AA Metal Halide 1850 ma. cells can be quickly
> >>exchanged and are developing an excellent track record.
Received on 2003-10-02