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Subject: RE: Very confused about models/Battery type

RE: Very confused about models/Battery type

From: Michael T. Kupietz, wearing a pointy hat <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 01:25:54 -0700

Thanks for sharing that, it's both interesting and encouraging. Yeah, I
figure, AAs would have been nice, but it's going to be a great box either
way. I just paypal'ed the money to the seller, I'm looking forward to
playing with this thing. A friend of mine just got one of the FM ones
today, and is thrilled with it.


At 4:01 AM -0400 5/12/04, Aman Singer wrote:
> I made precisely the same error. The seller isn't "talking out of
>his bellybutton" deliberately, but he is doing so. I was told the same,
>bought on the basis of just such an email as you received, and got a V2
>a LI-ion battery. I thought about returning it but didn't, and am quite
>pleased with the unit. However, I wouldn't believe anyone who told you that
>their unit used AA batteries unless they were selling it to you used or
>you a picture of the older recorder's form factor.
> Aman
>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On
>Behalf Of Michael T. Kupietz, wearing a pointy hat
>Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2004 11:59 PM
>To: Rockbox development
>Subject: Re: Very confused about models/Battery type
>For instance, here's a very typical reply that I got. Is this guy (and most
>of these people) just talking out of his bellybutton? (Auction is at:
>I wrote the seller to ask whether it took 4 replaceable NiMH "AA"
>Here's the seller's reply:
>At 7:34 PM -0700 5/11/04, BrandoUno wrote:
>>Thanks for your question, and sorry for the confusion.
>> This V2 DOES have the NiMH batteries.
>Seems pretty clear, doesn't it? How do you explain that?
>That I wrote back:
>> Thanks for your speedy reply. Does this mean that
>> some V2s do not? Some of
>> the auctions for the same model don't mention the
>> NiMH batteries at all...
>> I'm pretty confused.
>To which he replied,
>>Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 20:31:37 -0700 (PDT)
>>From: BrandoUno <>
>>Subject: Re: Question from eBay Member: ARCHOS 20 GB USB 2.0 JukeBox
>>Recorder MP3 Player SEALED (3095946338)
>>Pretty sure that they use NiMH's exclusively. Good
>Thanks in advance for your help,
>The great thing is, over the internet, nobody knows I'm a dog.

The great thing is, over the internet, nobody knows I'm a dog.
Received on 2004-05-12

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