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Subject: Re: What do I have here and how can I use it?

Re: What do I have here and how can I use it?

From: Brian Wolven <>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2004 13:35:10 -0500

Aman Singer wrote:

> Hi, all.
> I'm scratching my head over a few things. First, I just bought an
> Archos recorder, and am somewhat unsure whether it's V2 or not. How can I
> tell, by touch if possible? It's silver with blue bumpers, uses an a-Mini B
> USB connection (as opposed to my old archos which uses A-A), and is
> certainly a recorder. It has both an on and off button, and a square pad of
> separated buttons with what may be called the select/play button in the
> middle. Does this ring any bells in anyone's mind?

If it's mini-B then it must be either an FM recorder or a V2 recorder.

> Secondly, when I attach the unit to the USB port on my XP system, it
> doesn't show any extra drives in control panel. There aren't any other
> devices, and it's not showing up in "other devices" in device manager, or on
> the screen of Partition magic. The drive, however, is spinning while the
> unit is connected to the USB port. Note that the machine has not asked for
> new drivers. Any ideas as to how this could be fixed?

That's odd. I have no clue. Hopefully someone else will. Have you tried
1) another USB port, or 2) plugging it into another PC somewhere? If it
gets power but is not recognized or even noticed, perhaps the cable is bad?

Received on 2004-04-01

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