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Subject: Re: Dammit the guy sold me a Jukebox v2...

Re: Dammit the guy sold me a Jukebox v2...

From: Andreas Stemmer <>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 08:39:20 +0200 (MEST)

> > I have found a univeral switching powerpack, but it's rated at only
> > 500ma, _at_ 6V, can someone tell me if this works before I go ahead and get
> > the guy to buy it?
> See this:
> It says the archos can take power supplies with less than 10V, but may
> take longer to charge.
> I wonder how long it may take. The lowest voltage in the table is 7V
> and it announces a charging current of 10 mA.

The FAQ above is for the old models, the new recorders (v2) with Li-Ion
cells have their own FAQ about

> > Also, I need a way of turning off charge from USB functionality... Can
> > this be done at all... Even it mean some unsoldiering i'm happy to do
> > it, to restore life to my PDA battery.

Perhaps you could try a modified USB cable without the +5V wire?


Received on 2004-09-09

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