Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Plugged in Car-charger - smoke out of my box - no charging
Re: Plugged in Car-charger - smoke out of my box - no charging
From: Henrik Backe <backe_at_swipnet.se>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 08:53:05 +0100
"Fred Maxwell" wrote in message
> I just took the 9v, 600ma adapter that came with my Archos Studio 10 and
> plugged it in. With no load (nothing attached), the voltage is 14.5V!
> Put 600ma of load on it and it will drop closer to the 9V rating. Now,
> if it was rated at 800ma, then the same 600ma load would probably result
> in a significantly higher voltage. That may be what cooked your player.
What probably fried his recorder is that he choose the wrong polarity
on the changeable charger. Been there, done that, did'nt like the smell ;-)
Received on 2004-03-17