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Subject: Re: Trouble recording on large hard disk partition

Re: Trouble recording on large hard disk partition

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003 11:11:16 +0100

Touillaud Nicolas wrote:
> Since larger disk are, most of the time, newer and therefore faster, is it
> possible they exceed the archos hardware in term of power consumption (while
> recording, I guess even more power is required for harware encoding) or is
> there a "rule" for max hd power consumption that prevent that from happening
> ?

There is no known limit to the amount of power a disk is allowed to draw. The batteries can provide quite a lot of current. I too have an 80gig disk in my Rec20 and have never had any problems with it.

Received on 2003-11-17

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