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Subject: Re: 2300 ma batteries with jukebox recorder?
Date: 2003-11-13

If only one of the batteries was extremely hot, an internal short-circuit
can be the reason.


At 14:53 13.11.2003, you wrote:
>i wanted to run 2300 ma batteries with my jukebox recorder. I switched the
>battery capacity in the system-menu to 2300 and charged the batteries during
>the night in my jukebox. The next morning the chargingprozess was completed
>and the info menu showed a batterie-life of 15 hours. Everything was o.k.,
>the recorder ran properly, so i turned the unit off. After about 10 minutes
>one of the batteries was extremely hot, so that the battery- and front cover
>of the recorder begun to melt. After replacing the archos-batteries the
>jukebox was still running, but "the hot one" of the 2300 ma bateries and the
>batterie-cover were destroyed.
>I don't think this is normal, is it? What coud have been the Problem? Are
>2300 ma Batteries too "strong"? I ordered new 2300 ma Batteries, but I'm
>afraid to run them with my new recorder. How high is the risk for this shit
>to happen again?
>Sorry for the bad english, Felix.

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