Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Running from external supply (round 2)
Running from external supply (round 2)
From: DavÝ Geirsson <davidgeirs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 17:00:40 +0000
Once again I'm trying to run my jbr from an external power supply. The
problem now is that when I apply power, the unit turns on, I get the
rockbox splash screen, but then the disk makes a repeating clicking
noise (as if it's trying to spin up, and failing). I've heard of
similar problems related to bad batteries, but I'm wondering what I
could be doing wrong?
The supply is a generic bench supply, 0-30V 2A, so it should be able
to source much more current than the jukebox needs. It's overload
light also does not come on. The amp meter jumps from ~100mA to ~500mA
with every attempted spinup.
Anyway, any ideas would be appreciated. This unit works just fine from
-- DavÝ Steinn Geirsson Reykjavik, Iceland davidgeirs_at_gmail.com +354 8696608 _______________________________________________ http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockboxReceived on 2004-11-02