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Subject: Re: AW: Slow "Lights Out"

Re: AW: Slow "Lights Out"

From: Neon John <>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 12:27:59 -0500

On Thu, 18 Dec 2003 13:08:49 +0100, "perterm" <> wrote:

>> Von: Linus Nielsen Feltzing
>> I didn't know the fading effect could be seen on plain recorders, so far
>> only FM recorder users have reported it. Is this perhaps a Recorder V2?
>No, my device is a "freshly shipped" 15 GB Recorder*. This light boost
>scares me slightly because the green light of the leds gets a little bit of
>a yellow touch. Can the leds be overpowered - e.g. by feeding them an
>unmodulated current? I haven't looked into the schematics yet - I hope this
>is not possible.

The FMRs that I bought last year did the same thing with RockBox (and maybe
with the Archos firmware, I don't know.) I had always assumed this was some
clever programming. In any event, didn't seem to hurt the unit.


John De Armond
Cleveland, Occupied TN
Received on 2003-12-18

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