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Re: (no subject)

From: Rune Wiinberg <>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 08:56:35 +0200

Hi Todd,

Did you try holding down the power button approx 10 secs?
That usually works on my girlfriends JBMM.

By the way: Rockbox isn't compatible with the Multimedia platform so no
luck there...

\ Rune

Todd Wallace wrote:

> Hello all, this may not be the appropriate forum for this question
> although after reading many posts it's
> obvious that it may be as close as it gets!
> I recently purchased an as-is JBMM 20 on ebay. Not the best idea!
> Needless to say it doesn't work. When I
> removed it from the box and pressed "On" the red light came on for a
> few seconds and then went off. I charged
> the batteries overnite (green lite comes on although no screen
> action)and although the red lite remained on a
> while longer still nothing. I removed the batteries and tested (4.5
> to 5.0v) re inserted although this time
> upside down and low and behold the little screen lit up, although
> very briefly before shutting off. I tweaked
> the terminals in the JB and cleaned the contacts on the batteries and
> re-inserted. I can get the screen to
> flicker and stay on for about 6 or so seconds before it apparently
> shuts down. I can't seem to get beyond that.
> I have tried the many different configurations of "Power/F1" ,
> "Power/Play" and some creative ones of my own!
> I have ordered a 44 pin to 40 pin hd adapter and would like to test
> the hd with my desktop and replace it if I
> have to although wanted to simply chat with you guiys in the know to
> see if you might recommend something. What
> should I be looking for if the hard drive is operational? If I relace
> the hd do I simply install Rockbox or
> Archos OS firmware? What else can go wrong?
> Thanks in advance - Todd
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2004-08-16

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