Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Cold weather issues?
Re: Cold weather issues?
From: SteamShip <steamship_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2004 14:52:43 -0500
It has been in the 5-15 F (-10 to -15 C) temperature ranges here for the
last few days, and I have had my 20GB V1 Recorder in an outside pocket
while working or walking out side for 6-8 hours without any problems. Same
with my older 6GB player. Never any problem, but your post makes sense.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, January 09, 2004 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: Cold weather issues?
> I think it is unrealistic to expect the Archos to work well after being
> subjected to very cold weather.
> My first JBR started having problems after a 1 hour outdoor field
> recording session when the temp was below 10 degrees F. This was a
> downard spiral that ended with having the unit repaired.
> I also lost a cell phone by leaving it in the car overnight when the temp
> fell to 0 F.
> > Hi, fellow Rockbox fans!
> > I have been using my new JBR20V2 with Rockbox in the
> > car successfully until the weather turned very cold
> > this week. It seems that, when the temperature is
> > below freezing, it won't boot, but gets stuck on the
> > "Archos Jukebox Recorder... OS Version: 1.40s" screen
> > with the progress meter a little less than half way
> > across.
> > I have to heat it up for quite awhile before I can get
> > it to boot!
> > Has anyone else had this problem? Are there any
> > suggestions? I really hate to have to take my JBR
> > inside very time I park the car. One of the reasons I
> > upgraded to this from my RioVolt MP3/CD player is that
> > the RioVolt would not work in very cold weather. I
> > thought the Archos would do better!
> > Soundman
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Received on 2004-01-09