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Subject: RE: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

RE: Rockbox Digest, Vol 11, Issue 16

From: j c <>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 17:35:51 +0000 (GMT)

i replaced the hitach drive in my JBR20V1 with an 80
gig Hitachi travelstar. had no probs & it was a bit
quieter too.

i don't know how it compares to other drives as far as
quietness goes tho.


--- Stuart Tedford <>
> > (typically 0.3watts more).
> >
> I have used a Toshiba MK6022GAX and it would stop
> working when the battery
> level got down to about 4.59V. My new Fujitsu
> MHU2100AT works fine right
> down to 4.40V. Which means about a couple of hours
> extra use. I also got a
> slight spinup noise through the earphones with the
> toshiba, whereas no noise
> on the Fujitsu.
> The toshibas were fitted as a temporary measure as I
> knew I was going to
> need them for future laptops, where the 16MB cache
> and 5400rpm speed were
> required. For a permanent mp3 player HDD, a 4200
> drive is much better.
> Also, toshibas don't keep their power management
> settings between resets,
> this means they will never spindown when connected
> to USB - even if you
> don't access them, which is really quite crap. I'd
> go for a Travelstar or
> Fujitsu over a Toshiba every time.
> Hope this helps.
> Stu.
> _______________________________________________

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