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Subject: Re: Archos Jukebox stops in Middle Of Song (Solved)..With New Problem!

Re: Archos Jukebox stops in Middle Of Song (Solved)..With New Problem!

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 08:59:05 +0100

Aditya Siram wrote:
> After numerous tries of assembling and reassembling, I
> believe I finally have the connection in place - and with a new set of
> NIMH batteries the Archos now plays flawlessly.

Congratulations!

> Unfortunately now the battery charging and recharging mechanism is
> broken. When I plug in the power adapter it stays at the "Not Charging"
> screen forever. I left it plugged in overnight and in the morning my
> batteries were drained to the point were I had to recharge them externally.

Hmm. Sounds bad. The charging circuit might be broken somehow.

> Could this possibly be the problem, or am I barking up the wrong tree.

Doesn't sound so. If you shorted + and gnd your player wouldn't start,
and the batteries would get pretty hot. :-)

Perhaps the heat from the soldering broke one of the chips near the
solder joint.

Linus
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