Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: First experience of iRiver H-140
Re: First experience of iRiver H-140
From: Joseph Jones <bumpycarrot_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 14:36:21 +0000
Ahh yes, I see what you mean. I have the same dislike, it's why I'm
staying away from these plug-in type ethernet adaptors.
I don't think it should be *too* expensive to hack up your own cable,
but I'm not sure.
On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 13:22:05 +0000, BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net> wrote:
> Hey Christian,
> Thanks for the link, but it is not quite what I am after. The "block
> adaptors" are fairly easy to find, but they suffer with two main problems
> ...firstly they are quite big and bulky and don't really fit in the carry case
> ...secondly I have tried to stop using this type of adaptor wherever
> possible, as I have seen so much kit destroyed over the last X years
> because of "block adpators" ...should the cable get tugged, these adaptors
> move the point of force away from the socket's solder joints by quite a
> distance, and the energey exerted on the socket increases accordingly.
> By using the type of adaptor with a socket/plug on each end and a bit of
> wire in the middle, you get a smaller, less forceful device.
> If I sound a little paranoid it is because I love my Archos, and it is
> (until Rockbox is ported) irreplacable.
> Thanks again, and if you also find a "bit of wire adaptor" I'd love to know
> of that too :)
> > > study. I tried to find an adaptor with 1" of wire in the middle - but
> > > yet to get lucky, that way I could carry an adaptor in the pouch. If
> > > anyone knows of one ... ;)
> >www.Reichelt.de has a B->A-Adaptor... Costs 0,49 Eur. But depending on
> >your location on the globe, maybe you'll find it hard to order there...
> >And they have a minimum order of 10 Euros...
Received on 2005-01-16