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Subject: Re: low-tech ways to avoid polarity problems

Re: low-tech ways to avoid polarity problems

From: jobarjo <>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 10:27:36 +0100

you could add a diode in the archos...

George Michaelson wrote:

>My non-archos charger wasn't clearly coded for polarity. In any case, it
>still wouldn't help if the tip and the cable separated, without clear +/-
>labelling. I was able to get it right, but with a removable tip, the risk is
>I'll muck it up some day when the tip comes off (as it does, frequently)
>So I used tip-ex to make a white stripe when the tip was on the correct polarity
>which lines up with its sister-mark on the cable. Now if the tip and cable
>separate, I can guarantee its gone back correctly.
>I also wrote the polarity onto the archos case. Less effective, but useful in

Received on 2004-03-18

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