Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: ipodsdirtysecret
From: David McIntyre <plugh_at_mudbarn.com>
Date: Sat, 29 Nov 2003 10:20:29 -0800
Newer model iPods have replaceable batteries.
On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 10:46:55PM +0100, roland wrote:
> this guy is cool - respect! :)
> couldn`t that be archos fm`s,v2`s and all that damn
> "didn`t make that battery replaceable"-hardware-shit`s
> dirty secret, too?
> sometimes i really would like to kick a hardware engineer`s
> ass for designing such idiotic stuff.(or better: the chief,
> who made him doing so)
> for apple
> (actually just one kick for them, because i don`t buy an ipod, anyway)
> *DOUBLE KICK*
> for archos
> not enough
> *KICK KICK KICK KICK KICK......*
> (and even more for all the others)
> shouldn`t we start another online petition?
> "dear hardwar manufacturers - please keep in mind, that a
> battery should be a user-exchangeable part in ANY device!".....
> bad enough, that replacement cells have astronomical pricing - now it seems
> trendy to go a step further and even won`t let users change them anymore..... :(
> Standard AA`s NIMH`s are at 2200mah now - that SHOULD really be enough for most
> uses, and if it isn`t, i buy some more - ok?
> And if size matters - what the hell is so difficult about doing "standard sized"
> LithiumIO cells ? aaahh - ok - doing standards isn`t trendy nowadays! this really
> makes me sick! :(
> ....just remembering to dallas RTC chip on former MoBo`s.
> battery empty? no problem - just get ur soldering iron, throw that
> working chip in thrash and replace the RTC chip as a whole....
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