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Subject: Re: car charger

Re: car charger

From: Glenn at home <>
Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 19:53:39 -0600

Hey, I just had my son read the wall-wart, and it is indeed 6V.
So looks like I am good to go with the car charger that I have.
I don't know why I thought it was 5V.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ronald Teune" <>
To: "Glenn at home" <>; "Rockbox development"
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 9:47 AM
Subject: Re: car charger

Hi Glenn,

do you have a V2/FM recorder?
According to, the chargers
for these are 6V.
Most cheap chargers aren't regulated, so output voltage would heavily rely
on the load (as in: if the jukebox pulls enough power, it's probably down
to 5V already). If you can find someone with a multimeter, you could
attach the jukebox to the plug, and measure the voltage. A not-so-long
exposure to a voltage this less higher won't do much hurt. Perhaps a
longer exposure won't hurt either, but I'm not sure about that.


On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 08:23:32 -0600, Glenn at home <>

> I used a car lighter-adapter for charging my JBR yesterday.
> It was set for 4.5 volts.
> It can also charge at other levels, but the only other option that might
> work is the 6volt choice.
> I am wondering some of the electronics experts here could tell me if it
> would be better or worse to use the 6 volt position, since my JBR is
> supposed to use 5 volts.
> Thanks in advance.
> Glenn
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-02-10

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