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Subject: Re: Dammit the guy sold me a Jukebox v2...
From: Andreas Stemmer (
Date: 2004-09-09

> > > > 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?
> stooop !
> All 4 wires of usb are involved in protocol. It need the power first,
> then the devices are only able to register themself in usb and so on.

Really, I thought the power wires weren't connected at all at the older
models? I'll have to read a little bit, I guess...



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