dev builds
themes manual
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
dev guide

Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: DC power overheat

Re: DC power overheat

From: sophana <>
Date: Tue, 04 May 2004 10:01:41 +0200

seems that the player/studio models have a really bad power management.
they must not be plugged for too long.

mine does heat a lot also...

I think all other models have a much better power management:
recorders are controlled by rockbox
and v2 and FMR have lithium ion which should support constant DC power I think...

James Currie wrote:

> I had my Archos Studio 10 plugged in to DC adapter for a trip this
> weekend in the car. The player is in the trunk, so I can't see it.
> When I looked at it this morning, it looks like the DC-DC converter
> inside the unit overheated. I've got melted plastic at 5:00 in a 1/4
> inch size relative to the play/stop button. It doesn't look like it
> is charging anymore. Any suggestions? Find another one?
> _________________________________________________________________
> Check out the coupons and bargains on MSN Offers!
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2004-05-04

Page template was last modified "Tue Sep 7 00:00:02 2021" The Rockbox Crew -- Privacy Policy