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Subject: Re: Cold Weather Issues?

Re: Cold Weather Issues?

From: H C <>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 21:25:55 -0800 (PST)

Hi, All.

I found a solution of sorts to my JBR20V2 not booting
in very cold weather. I discovered that if I simply
leave it powered ON, in idle mode, while I am at work,
that it continues to work fine when I get back into
the car at the end of the day, even in extremely cold

The JBR20V2's Li-Ion battery is still at about 75%
after being in idle mode for about 8-9 hours. I think
this is impressive in for the cold weather.

However, I plan to rig up an "always on" cig. lighter
outlet in the car so that it will use the car's
battery instead of the Archos's.

I suppose this approach defeats the excellent "Car
Mode" feature of Rockbox, but at least it keeps it
working, and it's only necessary in the coldest part
of the winter.


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Received on 2004-01-17

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