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Subject: Re: Problem loading Rockbox into Recorder 20 V2

Re: Problem loading Rockbox into Recorder 20 V2

From: Andrew Glass <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 08:23:19 -0800 (PST)

Oh crap - I just looked at the spec sheet and the new
V2 DOES NOT use AA batteries - it has an internal
lithion-ion battery - not replaceable! Said "to last
the life of the device". Yeah, right. One of the main
reasons I bought the Archos was so that I could
replace the batteries on long day trips.

--- Andrew Glass <> wrote:
> One thing I'd point out is that Archos has removed
> the
> battery changing instructions from the new manual,
> and
> to get at the battery cover will require, at a
> minimum, a torx bit to remove the screws holding on
> the rubber bumpers. I believe it still uses AA
> nimh's,
> but I don't have the right size torx to get in there
> to verify it. Clearly, they don't want the batteries
> to be a user-servicable item anymore.
> Andy

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Received on 2003-11-26

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